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  Nov 24, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Agricultural Business and Economics B.S.


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Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree


Refer to the "Requirements for Baccalaureate Degrees " section of this catalog.

Majors in Agriculture


  • Agricultural Business and Economics
  • Agricultural Media and Communication
  • Agriculture—Teacher Certification/Non-Certification
  • Animal Science
  • Plant, Soil and Environmental Science

Majors in agriculture include University core curriculum requirements, department core requirements, agricultural science core requirements, and major requirements specified under each degree option and total 120 semester credit hours (see each degree for specific requirements). Students must maintain at least a 2.0 grade point average (GPA) for all courses at WTAMU counted toward the degree; at least a “C” grade for all courses in the department and agricultural science cores; at least a “C” grade in major requirements and at least a “C” grade in the major subject. At least 39 semester hours of credit must be earned from upper-level (3000- and 4000-level) courses. In addition, students in the teacher certification option of the agriculture major must meet professional development standards set by the Department of Education. For specific requirements, see the “Department of Education ” section of this catalog.

Major in Agricultural Business and Economics


(Major Code: 516)

University Core Curriculum Requirements


Refer to the "University Core Curriculum " section of this catalog.

Major Requirements (39-40 hours)


Bachelor of Science Requirements (6 hours)


Six hours chosen from biology, chemistry, geology, geosciences, mathematics, physics and natural sciences. (MATH 1325 Mathematics for Business and Economics II  is PREFERRED) (extra lab hours move to electives)

Electives (7-8 hours)


Advising Services Degree Checklists and Curriculum Guides


The following Degree Checklist and Curriculum Guide (suggested course sequence) are available by linking to Advising Services Degree Checklists:

  • Agricultural Business and Economics B.S.

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