Agricultural Business

Program Information

Degree Type: AAS
Program Code: AGBU
Hegis Code: 5402.00
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The Agricultural Business AAS curriculum seeks to provide skills in agriculture and business, marketing, finance, operations and management. The program will help students prepare to create and maintain viable and productive businesses in the agriculture industry with skills in assessment, risk taking, strategic planning, forecasting and land management. A goal of the program is to support effective employment in local farms, food processing facilities, and value-added home/farm businesses by providing trained and educated individuals to develop the agriculture industry in Warren, Washington and Saratoga Counties regions.

Cr. Course Title Course Code
1-2 Freshman Experience HRD100 HRD100A or HRD110

Writing I


SUNY GEN ED Basic Communication


ENG102, ENG103, ENG104, ENG105, ENG106, ENG107, ENG108, ENG109 or ENG110

ENG 104 Writing for the Business and Professions or  ENG 110 Elements of Technical Writing recommended


3 SUNY GEN ED Mathematics  
4 Introduction to Soils BIO161
3 Introduction to Personal Economics


3 Principles of Microeconomics ECO202 (Prereq Recommended)
1 Spreadsheets CIS119
2 Experience Agriculture AGR101
3 Introduction to Sustainable Agriculture AGR102
3 Agro-Ecology


3 Principles of Mangagement BUS102

Principles of Marketing

4 Financial Accounting BUS146
3 Principles of Entrepreneurship BUS165
3 Business Internship BUS178 (Prereq Required)
3 Fundamentals of Agribusiness BUS195
3 Business Law II BUS202
3 Small Buiness Financial Management BUS206 (Prereq Required)
3 Principles of Human Resource Management BUS261 (Prereq Required)
4 Liberal Arts and Sciences  
3 Electives AGR103 Sustainable Food recommended
64 Minimum credits required for graduation  
Recommended First Year
First Semester
1-2 HRD100 HRD100A or HRD110
3 ENG101
1 CIS119
3 ECO101
2 AGR101
3 BUS195
Second Semester
3 ENG102-ENG110
4 BUS146
3 SUNY GEN ED Mathematics
3 AGR112
3 BUS103
Recommended Second Year
Third Semester
3 ECO202
3 AGR102
3 BUS165
4 Liberal Arts and Sciences
3 Electives
Fourth Semester
3 BUS202
3 BUS206
3 BUS261
4 BIO161
3 BUS178


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