Entry Requirements

Applicants for the Bachelor of Applied Science in Agricultural Systems – Ag Business Concentration must have:

  • Achieved at least an associate-level degree
  • Completed the following courses prior to acceptance in the program:
    • ENGL& 101 – English Composition I
    • AGPR 201 – Basic Soil Science
    • ACCT& 201 – Principles of Accounting I (or AGRI 102 – Farm Records and Analysis)
    • At least one of the following plant science courses:
      • AGPR 113 – Cultivated Plants
      • AGPR 114 – Plant Physiology
      • AGPR 215 – Field Crop Production
      • BIOL& 213 – Plant Biology
    • At least one of the following economics courses:
      • AGRI 201/ECON& 201 – Microeconomics
      • AGRI 221 – Introduction to Food and Agricultural Markets
      • AGRI 222/POLS 222 – Agricultural and Water Policy

Note: Substitutions may apply for applicants with degrees from other colleges. Contact the Baccalaureate Navigator for assistance or questions regarding the entrance requirements.

General Education Requirements

General Education Requirements

60 Credits

Communications 15 Credits
ENGL& 101 English Composition I 5
ENGL& 235 Technical Writing 5
CMST 201 or CMST& 210 Intercultural Communications or Interpersonal Communications 5
Quantitative Skills 5 Credits
MATH& 146 Introduction to Statistics 5
Humanities 10 Credits
PHIL 131 Introduction to Ethics 5
PHIL 330 Professional Ethics 5
Social Science 20 Credits
AGRI 201 or ECON& 201 Microeconomics in Agriculture or Microeconomics 5
AGRI 222/POLS 222 Agricultural and Water Policy  5
ECON& 202 Macroeconomics  5
Choose one of the following:
    BUS& 101 Introduction to Business 5
    HIST 105 Roots of World Issues 5
    SOC& 101 Introduction to Sociology 5
Natural Science 10 Credits
AGPR 201 Basic Soil Science 5
AGPR 130 Fundamental Agroecology  5

Lower Division Major Course Requirements

Lower Division Major Course Requirements

61 Credits

ACCT& 201 Principles of Accounting I 5
ACCT& 202 or BUS 210 Principles of Accounting II or Principles of Marketing 5
AGPR 113 Cultivated Plants 5
AGPR 140 Agriculture Safety and Pesticides 5
AGPR 202 or 224 Soil Fertility and Management or Pasture and Range Management 5
AGPR 230 Plant Diseases and Insects 5
AGRI 108 or CS 110 Computers in Agriculture or Introduction to Computers and Applications 5
AGRI 210 Fundamentals of Selling and Customer Service 3
AGRI 220 Introduction to Finance 5
AGRI 221 Introduction to Food and Agricultural Markets  5
BUS 157 or AGRI 211/BUS 194 Human Relations in Business or Small Business Management  5
BUS& 201 Business Law  5
Agricultural Systems Elective1 3
1Students will work with the Baccalaureate Navigator to select an approved Agricultural Systems elective.

Upper Division Major Course Requirements

Upper Division Major Course Requirements

62 Credits

BUS 300 or 310 Foundations of Management or Foundations of Leadership 5
BUS 330 Human Resources for Managers 5
BUS 350 or  450 Entrepreneurial Finance or  Financial Management 5
BUS 360 or  410 Project Management or  Operations Management and Logistics 5
BUS 430 International Business 5
BUS Elective1 5
SAS 310 Principles of Sustainability 5
SAS 420 Advanced Water and Natural Resources Policy 5
SAS 440 Advanced Cropping Systems I 5
SAS Electives1 10
SAS 494 Capstone Project Design 6
SAS 495 Sustainable Agriculture Capstone 1
 Students should work with the Baccalaureate Navigator to select appropriate elective courses.
 Total Credits  183

Note: Students may begin upper division coursework in the fall or winter quarter. Part-time options are available. Please contact the Baccalaureate Navigator for details.