Arkansas State University - Jonesboro
Degree:  Bachelor of Science
Major:  Agricultural Business  Emphasis:  Agricultural Marketing and Management
2006-2007
Students requiring developmental course work based on low entrance exam scores (ACT, SAT, ASSET, COMPASS) may not be able to complete this program of study in eight (8) semesters.  Developmental courses do not count toward total degree hours.  Students having completed college level courses prior to enrollment will be assisted by their advisor in making appropriate substitutions.   In most cases, general education courses may be interchanged between semesters.   A minimum of 45 hours of upper division credit (3000-4000 level) is required for this degree.  Mandatory state and institutional assessment exams will be required during your degree program.  Failure to participate in required assessments may delay graduation.
Year 1 Year 1
Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ENG 1003 Composition I 3 X ENG 1013 Composition II 3 X
AGRI 1913  Making Connections in Agriculture (FYE) 3     SCOM 1203 Oral Communications 3 X
MATH 1023 College Algebra 3 X AGEC 1003 Intro to Agricultural Business 3
PSSC 1303 Intro to Plant Science 3 CIT 1503 Microcomputer Applications 3
ANTH 2233 or GEOG 2613 or HIST 1013 or 1023 Intro to Cultural Anthropology or  Intro to Geography or World Civilization to 1660 or since 1660 3 X   ARTor MUS or THEA 2503 Fine Arts Visual or  Musical or Theatre 3 X
PE 1002 Concepts of Fitness 2 X
Total Hours 17 Total Hours 15
Year 2 Year 2
Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ANSC 1613 Intro to Animal Science 3 BIOL 1003 Biological Science 3 X
CHEM 1013 General Chemistry I 3 X BIOL 1001 Biological Science Lab 1 X
CHEM 1011 Lab for General Chem I 1 X   HIST 2763 or 2773 or POSC 2103  US to 1876 or US since 1876 or Intro to US Government    3 X
ENG 2003 or ENG 2013 or PHIL 1103 Intro to Literature I or Intro to Literature II or Intro to Philosophy  3 X   ACCT 2013 Prin of Accounting II 3  
ACCT 2003 Prin of Accounting I 3 PSSC 2813 Soils 3
ECON 2313 Prin of Macroeconomics 3 X ECON 2323 Prin of Microeconomics 3
Total Hours 16 Total Hours 16
Year 3 Year 3
Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
AGRI 3233 or ECON 2113 or STAT 3233 Applied Agricultural Statistics or Business Statistics I or Applied Statistics 3     HIST 2763 or 2773 or ECON 2313 or 2333 or POSC 1003 or PSY 2013 or SOC 2103 US to 1876 or US since 1876 or Intro to Politics or Intro to US Government or  Intro to Psychology or Intro to Sociology (select one not previously taken) 3 X
MKTG 3013 Marketing 3 AGRI 3721 Seminar:  Intrep Research  1
ARTor MUS or THEA 2503 or ENG 2003 or ENG 2013 or PHIL 1103  Fine Arts Visual or Musical or Theatre or Intro to Literature I or II or Intro to Philosophy  (select one not previously taken)  3     MGMT 3153 or 3123 Organizational Behavior or Principles of Management 3  
AGEC 4063 or ACCT 4003 Managerial Acct or Fin Analysis of Agri Business 3     Gen Ed Enhance-    ment Gen Ed course not previously taken or course from approved enhancement list 3 X
AGEC 3053 Commodity Futures Marketing 3     AGEC 4033 or LAW 2023 Agri Law or Legal Environment of Business 3  
  AGEC 4023 International Commodity Mktg 3
Total Hours 15 Total Hours 16
Year 4 Year 4
Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
AGRI 4721 Seminar:  Prof Presentations 1 AGEC 4083 Ag Policy and Current Issues 3
AGEC 4073 Agri Business Management 3     AGRI MKT MGMT Emphasis See Advisor (AGEC, MKTG, MGMT, etc.) 3  
MKTG 3043 or AGEC 3063 Retailing or Ag Sales and Services 3     AGRI MKT MGMT Emphasis See Advisor (AGEC, MKTG, MGMT, etc.) 3  
AGRI MKT MGMT Emphasis See Advisor  (AGEC, MKTG, MGMT, etc.) 3     Elective 3000/4000 Must be Jr/Sr Level Course within Major 6  
Elective 3000/4000 Must be Jr/Sr Level Course within Major 6     AGRI 4223 Agri and the Environment 3  
 
Total Hours 16 Total Hours 18
 
Total Jr/Sr Hours 45 Total Degree Hours 129
 
Graduation Requirements:
Completion of HIST 2763 or HIST 2773 or POSC 2103 
English Proficiency (Grade of C or better in ENG 1003 and ENG 1013)
2.00 GPA in Major
2.00 GPA at ASU
2.00 GPA Overall
Maximum of 31 hours via correspondence, extension, examination, PLA, Military or similar means; CLEP (30 hrs max)
45 JR/SR Hours after completing 30 hours
129 Total Credit Hours
18 of last 24 hours must be ASU-Jonesboro courses
Minimum of 57 hours from 4-year institutions
32 Resident Hours if completing second degree and first degree was not from ASU-J

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