Agri-Business Science

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Associate of Applied Science

Program Number: 

100062

Credits: 

65.00
Financial Aid Available

Agriculture is changing and it’s changing fast. Farmers today have to compete in a global economy and keep pace with some of the most sophisticated technology available. For the person with an interest in crop and livestock production, as well as a talent for the technical side of the business, this field needs you!

Through the Agri-Business and Science Technology program, you’ll develop valuable skills to help farmers and farm managers increase profitability and efficiency or help you in the management of your own farm operation. Feed and fertilizer plants, grain elevator merchants, and farm supply businesses are all looking for people with knowledge of agribusiness. Opportunities also exist in the areas of conservation, consulting, and farm management. This degree program includes an internship in agribusiness.

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Estimated Program Costs

Estimated Program Cost

Agri-Business Science

This program will cost about $9,500* based on tuition and basic program fees. There may be additional fees for books, materials, and testing. For more information on tuition costs, visit the Tuition Page.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Graduation Employment Stats

Agri-Business Science 2014-2015 Graduation Employment Stats

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Graduates Responding2
Employed in Related Occupation1
Employed in Non-related Occupations0
Seeking Employment1
Continuing Education0
Not in Labor Market0

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Career Opportunities

Agriculture Technician
Agronomy Technician
Feed Mill Technician
Herdsperson
Dairy Production Technician
Agronomy Sales Specialist
Crop Scout

Program Outcomes

  • Use effective communication skills
  • Apply mathematical concepts
  • Transfer social and natural science theories into practical applications
  • Demonstrate ability to think critically
  • Demonstrate ability to value self and work ethically with others in a diverse population
  • Use technology effectively
  • Make decisions that incorporate the importance of sustainability
  • Create a Crop Management Plan
  • Develop an Agribusiness management plan
  • Apply economic and marketing strategies to Agribusiness Industry
  • Apply relevant technologies
  • Create a livestock management plan
  • Investigate opportunities in Agribusiness
  • Interact as a professional in Agribusiness

Admission Requirements

College Requirements

Application
$30 Application Fee

Program Specific Requirements

Writing/English: 

ACT: 19
COMPASS: 75
ACCUPLACER: 76

Reading: 

ACT: 13
COMPASS: 60
ACCUPLACER: 45

Math/Pre-Algebra: 

ACT: 17
COMPASS: 47
ACCUPLACER: 74

Transfer Agreements

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
University of Wisconsin-River Falls

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