Online Agricultural Business Minor


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For students in the online BA in Interdisciplinary Studies degree program or U of A degree-seeking students:

In order to add this minor, students must consult their advisors for their academic majors.

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Department of Agricultural Economics
and Agribusiness

Learn the Business of Agriculture

The online Agricultural Business Minor from the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences allows students to better position themselves in the workplace by gaining skills in areas such as agricultural marketing and management, environmental economics, sales and finance. Choose core elective courses that focus on specific aspects of agricultural business, such as food marketing, sales, farm management and entrepreneurship.

Students can take the Agricultural Business Minor as part of the requirement for the Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies degree program or add the minor to complement another U of A undergraduate degree program approved by your academic program advisor.

 

Required Courses

All students seeking an Agricultural Business Minor are required to complete 18 credit hours that include Principles of Agricultural Microeconomics (AGEC 1103) and Introduction to Agribusiness (AGEC 2303), as well as:

Six hours of core electives:

Six hours from the following controlled electives:

Additional upper-division courses in the Sam M. Walton College of Business may be substituted with approval, provided prerequisites for those courses have been satisfied outside the minor. A minimum of six hours of upper-division AGEC courses without substitution is required for the minor.

*Other face-to-face AGEC courses are available on the Fayetteville campus. Tuition and fees may differ.