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Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Business & Economics

The Agricultural Business and Economics Degree concentrates in the areas of production agriculture, animal science, and plant science, and develops student's knowledge of business and economics surrounding these areas. This degree allows students to minor in animal science or plant science.

The goal and mission of this program is to develop skills including critical thinking, problem-solving, professionalism, and leadership, which prepares students for a variety of careers within the agricultural industry.

Hours to Complete: 120

Program Location: On-campus

Degree Requirements & Resources

Department Core (7 hours)  
Agricultural Business Core (18 hours)  
Major Requirements (39-40 hours)  
WT Catalog
Degree Checklist

Future Careers

Future careers for Agricultural Business and Economics graduates include:

  • Agribusiness Manager
  • Agricultural Loan Officer
  • Agricultural Sales & Service
  • Commodity Trader & Broker
  • Credit Analyst
  • Economic Forecaster
  • Farm & Ranch Manager
  • Insurance & Risk Management
  • Government Services
  • Grain Merchandiser
  • Agricultural Marketing
  • Production Management
Get Involved!
Student Organizations
There are many ways to get involved in professional, developmental, and campus activities, including the Agribusiness Club and the Academic Quiz Bowl. Find a student organization that's right for you!
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Ready to Apply?
Now that you know this program is right for you, take the next step! Apply to WT, then search for and apply for scholarships.

Contacts

Dr. Lal Almas
Dr. Bridget Guerrero
Dr. Mallory Vestal
Dr. Chelsea Arnold
Happy State Bank Academic & Research Building, Suite 262
WTAMU Box 60872, Canyon, TX  79016
806-651-2585