The Farm and Ranch Management concentration builds skills in applied decision making that is required in production agriculture. The program of study allows students to develop a solid understanding of the underlying physical and biological sciences that drive agricultural technology.

Effective Fall 2015

Freshman
AUCCCredits
AGRI 192 or 292Orientation to Agricultural Systems
Transfer Seminar
 1
Select one course from the following: 3-4
Food Animal Science  
Introduction to Equine Science  
Food-From Farm to Table  
Horticultural Science3A 
General Crops  
AREC 202Agricultural and Resource Economics (GT-SS1)3C3
Select four credits from the following: 4
Principles of Animal Biology (GT-SC2)3A 
Principles of Plant Biology (GT-SC1)3A 
Attributes of Living Systems (GT-SC1)3A 
CHEM 103Chemistry in Context (GT-SC2)3A3
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2)1A3
CS 110Personal Computing 4
ECON 204Principles of Macroeconomics (GT-SS1)3C3
MATH 117College Algebra in Context I (GT-MA1)1B1
MATH 118College Algebra in Context II (GT-MA1)1B1
MATH 124Logarithmic and Exponential Functions (GT-MA1)1B1
Arts and Humanities3B3
 Total Credits 30-31
Sophomore
 
ACT 205Fundamentals of Accounting 3
AREC 305Agricultural and Resource Enterprise Analysis 3
MATH 141Calculus in Management Sciences (GT-MA1)1B3
SPCM 200Public Speaking 3
Advanced Writing23
Foundations and Perspectives13B, 3D, 3E9
Agricultural Science Elecives2 3
Elective 3
 Total Credits 30
Junior
 
Select two courses from the following: 6
Agricultural Marketing  
Agricultural and Resource Product Marketing  
Agricultural Commodities Marketing  
International Agricultural Trade  
Agricultural Business Management  
AREC 335/ECON 335Introduction to Econometrics 3
AREC 408Agricultural Finance 3
MKT 305Fundamentals of Marketing 3
MKT 362Professional Selling 3
STAT 301Introduction to Statistical Methods 3
Agricultural Sciences Electives2 6
Electives 3
 Total Credits 30
Senior
 
AREC 375Agricultural Law 3
AREC 405Agricultural Production Management4A,4C3
Select one from the following: 3
Ag- and Resource-Based Economic Development4B 
Agricultural Policy4A,4B,4C 
ECON 306Intermediate Microeconomics 3
Agricultural Science Electives2 6
AREC/ECON Electives3 6
Electives4 5-6
 Total Credits 29-30
 Program Total Credits: 120
1

Select three courses to meet the AUCC requirements in Arts and Humanities (3B), Historical Perspectives (3D), and Global and Cultural Awareness (3E).

2

Select a total of 15 credits from courses in AGED, AGRI, ANEQ, AREC, BSPM, FSHN, FTEC, HORT, LAND, NR, RS, SOCR, or WR. A maximum of six AREC credits may be used as Agricultural Science Electives.

3

Select from AREC and/or ECON courses.

4

Select enough elective credits to bring the program total to a minimum of 120 credits, of which at least 42 must be upper-division (300- to 400-level).

Freshman
Semester 1CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
Select one course from the following:   1
Orientation to Agricultural Systems    
Transfer Seminar    
AREC 202Agricultural and Resource Economics (GT-SS1)X 3C3
CS 110Personal Computing   4
Select four credits from the following:   4
Principles of Animal Biology (GT-SC2)  3A 
Principles of Plant Biology (GT-SC1)  3A 
Attributes of Living Systems (GT-SC1)  3A 
MATH 117College Algebra in Context I (GT-MA1)X 1B1
MATH 118College Algebra in Context II (GT-MA1)X 1B1
MATH 124Logarithmic and Exponential Functions (GT-MA1)  1B1
 Total Credits   15
Semester 2CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
Select one course from the following:   3-4
Food Animal Science    
Introduction to Equine Science    
Food-From Farm to Table    
Horticultural Science  3A 
General Crops    
CHEM 103Chemistry in Context (GT-SC2)  3A3
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2)X 1A3
ECON 204Principles of Macroeconomics (GT-SS1)  3C3
Arts and Humanities  3B3
AUCC 1B (MATH) must be completed by the end of Semester 2.X   
 Total Credits   15
Sophomore
Semester 3CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
ACT 205Fundamentals of Accounting   3
AREC 305Agricultural and Resource Enterprise Analysis   3
Historical Perspectives  3D3
Advanced Writing  23
Agricultural Sciences Elective (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)   3
CS 110 must be completed by the end of Semester 3.X   
 Total Credits   15
Semester 4CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
MATH 141Calculus in Management Sciences (GT-MA1)X 1B3
SPCM 200Public Speaking   3
Arts and Humanities  3B3
Global and Cultural Awareness  3E3
Elective   3
ECON 204 and ACT 205 must be completed by the end of Semester 4.X   
 Total Credits   15
Junior
Semester 5CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
Select one course from the following:   3
Agricultural Marketing    
Agricultural and Resource Product Marketing    
Agricultural Commodities Marketing    
Agricultural Business Management    
MKT 305Fundamentals of Marketing   3
STAT 301Introduction to Statistical MethodsX  3
Agricultural Sciences Elective (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)   3
Elective   3
AREC 310 must be completed by the end of Semester 5.X   
 Total Credits   15
Semester 6CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
Select one course from the following:   3
Agricultural Marketing    
Agricultural and Resource Product Marketing    
Agricultural Finance    
Agricultural Commodities Marketing    
Agricultural Business Management    
AREC 335/ECON 335Introduction to Econometrics   3
AREC 408Agricultural Finance   3
MKT 362Professional Selling   3
Agricultural Sciences Elective (See List on Concentration Requirements Tab)   3
 Total Credits   15
Senior
Semester 7CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
AREC 375Agricultural Law   3
ECON 306Intermediate Microeconomics X 3
AREC/ECON Electives    6
Elective   3
AREC 335 must be completed by the end of Semester 7.X   
 Total Credits   15
Semester 8CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
AREC 405Agricultural Production ManagementX 4A,4C3
Select one course from the following:X  3
Ag- and Resource-Based Economic Development  4B 
Agricultural Policy  4A,4B,4C 
Agricultural Sciences Electives X  6
ElectiveX  3
The benchmark courses for the 8th semester are the remaining courses in the entire program of study.X   
 Total Credits   15
 Program Total Credits:   120