Agriculture Business

What You Will Learn

What Is The Agriculture Business Degree?

The Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Business is housed within the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences with Animal Science, Feedmill Management, Horticulture, Pest Management, Public Relations, and Pre-Veterinary options. This program integrates the disciplines of agriculture, business, accounting, economics, and finance with emphasis placed on farm business and agri-business firm management. With a shift in the agricultural field from production to business services, this program focuses on management, processing, distribution, and marketing alongside the traditional agricultural curriculum.

What Will I Learn In This Program?

Price and quantity relationship
Supply and demand curves
Various economic theories
Organizational methods
Legalities of deeds and co-ownership
Calculating interest
Creating/analyzing financial statements
Interpreting financial ratios
Weighing investments through present and future values
Impacts of monetary and fiscal policy on variety of industry arenas

What Courses Will I Take?

The Academic Advising Center has createdmaps that are term-by-term sample course schedules based on thecurrent Undergraduate Catalog. On each Degree Map, the milestones listed to the right of each term are designed to keep students on track to graduate in four years.Click the linkslisted belowto view the Degree Maps for Agricultural Business:

Agriculture Business
AGBU Animal Science
AGBU Feed Mill Mgmt
AGBU Horticulture
AGBU Pre-Veterinary
AGBU Public Relations

Course Descriptions can be viewed in the Undergraduate Catalog 

What Agricultural Business Resources Are Available To Me?


300-Acre Farm
Beef Operations
Swine Operations
Sheep Operations
Horticulture Center
Five Teaching Greenhouses
Farm Classroom Facility


Arkansas Farm Bureau
Arkansas Women in Agriculture
American Farm Bureau Federation
American Feed Industry Association
Arkansas Cattlemens Association
Farm Foundation
American Society for Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers
National Young Farmer Educational Association

Additional Resources Specifically For Tech Students:

Agriculture Club
Hull-Hughes Collegiate FFA

Where Might I Find A Job After Graduation With This Major?

Career opportunities exist in agricultural business firms, banks, and other financial agencies; marketing; food processing; extension; soil conservation; forestry; farm and agri-business management; and sales and distribution firms. Find out more by visiting Career Services.

Where Can I Get More Information About The Agriculture Business Degree?

For more information about the Agriculture Business degree and requirements, see the program within the College of Engineering & Applied Sciences catalog.