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New Mexico State University

2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog


DEGREE: Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

MAJOR: Agricultural Economics and Business

Requirements

General and Departmental Requirements

ENGL 111GRhetoric and Composition

4 cr.

MATH 142GCalculus for the Biological and Management Sciences

3 cr. (2+2P)

One course from the following:

COMM 253GPublic Speaking

3 cr.

COMM 265GPrinciples of Human Communication

3 cr.

AXED 201GEffective Leadership and Communication in Agricultural Organizations

3 cr. (2+2P)

HON 265GPrinciples of Human Communication Honors

3 cr.

One course from the following:

ENGL 203GBusiness and Professional Communication

3 cr.

ENGL 211GWriting in the Humanities and Social Sciences

3 cr.

ENGL 218GTechnical and Scientific Communication

3 cr.

ENGL 311GAdvanced Composition

3 cr.

ENGL 318GAdvanced Technical and Professional Communication

3 cr.

Quantitative

A ST 311Statistical Applications

3 cr.

AG E 250Technology and Communication for Business Management

3 cr. (2+2P)

AG E 342Economic Analysis of Agribusiness

3 cr.

AG E 450Advanced Microcomputer Applications in Agriculture

3 cr. (2+2P)

MATH 120Intermediate Algebra

3 cr.

MATH 121GCollege Algebra

3 cr.

General education science with lab

8 cr.

Social/Behavior Sciences

6-9 cr.

Humanities and Fine Arts

6-9 cr.

Viewing a Wider World

6 cr.

General Business

ACCT 221Financial Accounting

3 cr.

ACCT 222Management Accounting

3 cr.

BLAW 316Legal Environment of Business

3 cr.

FIN 341Financial Analysis and Markets

3 cr.

MKTG 300+ course*

3 cr.

MGT 300+ course*

3 cr.

*MGT 300+: Select from MGT 309, MGT 315V, MGT 332, or MGT 361

Economic Theory

AG E 340Agricultural Prices

3 cr.

ECON 251GPrinciples of Macroeconomics

3 cr.

ECON 252GPrinciples of Microeconomics

3 cr.

ECON 300+ course*

3 cr.

*ECON 300+:  Select from ECON 304, ECON 324V, ECON 325V, ECON 332, ECON 350, ECON 371, ECON 372, or ECON 450

Applied Economics/Business

ACES 111Freshman Orientation

1 cr.

ACES 121Financial Fitness for College Students

1 cr.

AG E 100Introductory Agricultural Economics and Business

3 cr.

AG E 101Intro to Agribusiness Management

1 cr.

AG E 236Agribusiness Management Principles

3 cr.

AG E 305Marketing and Pricing Agricultural Products

3 cr.

 

AG E 337VNatural Resource Economics

3 cr.

or

AG E 384VWater Resource Economics

3 cr.

 

AG E 385Applied Production Economics

3 cr.

AG E 400Seminar

1 cr.

AG E 425Agribusiness Financial Management

3 cr.

AG E 445VAgricultural Policy

3 cr.

 

AG E 499Senior Thesis

3 cr.

or

AG E 456Agribusiness Management

3 cr.

Areas of Concentration:

Students are required to select one of the four concentrations. Concentrations represent focused study in a particular agricultural economics and/or business area (theme). Concentrations for the four standard themes identified below (i.e. production, marketing, finance, and general agricultural economics) require students to take at least THREE courses (9 credits) from the predefined course lists approved by the department faculty.  At least TWO of the THREE courses must be courses taught in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business (AG E prefix) or cross-listed with the AG E course.

General Agricultural Economics

AG E 454Community Economic Development

3 cr.

AG E 491Linear Programming Methods

1 cr.

AG E 300+ Course approved by advisor

3 cr

AG E 300+ Course approved by advisor

3 cr

Finance

AG E 311Financial Futures Markets

3 cr.

AG E 325Mastering Financial Agricultural Statements

3 cr.

AG E 456Agribusiness Management

3 cr.

AG E 470Real Estate Appraisal

3 cr. (2+2P)

Marketing

AG E 451Agribusiness Market Planning

3 cr.

AG E 452Food and Agricultural Products Marketing Research Techniques and Written and Oral Presentation Skill

3 cr.

MKTG 310Marketing Research

3 cr.

Production

AG E 260Farm and Ranch Records

3 cr.

AG E 314Agricultural Law

3 cr.

AG E 375Dairy Economics

3 cr.

AG E 440Ranch Economics

3 cr.