The agribusiness industry accounts for nearly one-fifth of the U.S. gross national product and employs close to one-fourth of the U.S. labor force. On the domestic scene alone, we are witnessing the consolidation of farms and ranches into larger, more efficient operations that are increasingly industrialized with more sophisticated management.
An AgriBusiness major prepares for the growing, fast-paced agriculture environment of the future. Students study economics and accounting, marketing, law and policy, production agriculture and management, all of which then take into account technology and environmental regulations.
AgriBusiness is one of the most in demand degrees today. California ranks #1 in agriculture production and the business end of the industry needs skilled, educated people to meet the demands of this dynamic, exciting industry.
An Associate of Science Degree in AgriBusiness can help you advance your career by helping you become a valuable asset to agricultural businesses.
The skills you develop will prepare you to enter the exciting professional world of agriculture marketing, sales, production, management, and more.
With an Associate of Arts Degree in AgriBusiness, you are prepared for a wide range of exciting career options and you will also be prepared to transfer to a 4 year university to pursue a Bachelor's Degree.
Bakersfield College offers the following programs in Agriculture Business: