Undergraduate Minor - Minor in Agribusiness Management

Program:
Minor in Agribusiness Management
Program Code:
5402 Agribusiness Management
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Minor Undergraduate
Start Term:
FS15
Department:
Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
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College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics

Undergraduate Programs
Minor in Agribusiness Management

The Minor in Agribusiness Management is designed to serve students with majors in other fields who are interested in careers in agribusiness.  The primary educational objective of the minor is to provide students with a fundamental knowledge of business management in relation to agribusiness firms.

The minor is available as an elective to all students who are enrolled in bachelor's degree programs at Michigan State University other than the Bachelor of Science degree program with a major in agribusiness management.  The minor is administered by the Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.

At least 9 credits counted towards the requirements for this minor must be unique. Unique credits must not be used to fulfill another university, college, or major requirement in the student's program.

Requirements for the Minor in Agribusiness Management

The student must complete 15 credits from the following:

1. Both of the following courses (6 credits):
AFRE 100 Decision-making in the Agri-Food System 3
AFRE 203 Data Analysis for the Agri-Food System 3
2. One of the following courses (3 credits):
AFRE 130 Farm Management I 3
AFRE 232 Commodity Marketing 3
3. Two of the following courses including at least one course at the 300-level or above (6 credits):
AFRE 130 Farm Management I 3
AFRE 222 Agribusiness and Food Industry Sales 3
AFRE 232 Commodity Marketing 3
AFRE 300 Public Policy Issues in the Agri-Food System 3
AFRE 303 Managerial Economics 3
AFRE 322 Organization of the Agri-Food Systems 3
AFRE 327 Global Agri-Food Industries and Markets 3
AFRE 330 Farm Management II 3
AFRE 432 Commodity Marketing II 3
AFRE 435 Financial Management in the Agri-Food System 3
AFRE 490 Independent Study in Agricultural Food and Resource Economics 3
Agricultural Food and Resource Economics 130 or 232 may be used to fulfill requirement 3. if not used to fulfill requirement 2.