(61 credit hours)
The Agribusiness Management program prepares students for employment as an agricultural professional, manager or supervisor. The content includes, but is not limited to, instruction that prepares individuals to apply the economic and business principles involved in the organization, operation and management of agricultural businesses. Subject areas include finance, law, marketing, and equipment and facilities management. All 21 courses are available online for those who want to work and start college, except for BOT 2010C which is available on campus.
To be officially considered for this program, a student must:
- Have a high school diploma or GED certificate,
- Submit application to FGC,
- Take a placement exam if not exempt by state board of education rule 6A-10.0315.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Students will demonstrate an understanding of plant physiology and growth.
- Students will identify and classify pests.
- Students will plan and troubleshoot landscape irrigation systems.
- Students will manage a pest-control program.
- Students will analyze and organize horticulture projects.
- Students will prepare and administer a business oriented plan.
- Students will develop skills in leadership, management, and financial activities.
- Students will demonstrate a basic understanding of legal and ethical issues in a business environment.
The following is a suggested sequence of required courses.