The Farm and Ranch Management concentration builds skills in applied decision making required in production agriculture. The program of study allows students to apply a solid understanding of economics and the underlying physical and biological sciences that drive agricultural technology to problems facing modern farmers and ranchers.

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