Bakersfield College

Agriculture Business Management

Agriculture Business Management Associate in Science

To Achieve the Associate in Science
Upon completion of the following courses with at least a ‘C’ grade in each course, the student will be awarded an Agriculture Business Management Associate in Science.

To Transfer Coursework
A minimum of 20 semester units in the major with a grade of ‘C’ or better while maintaining a minimum grade point average of at least 2.0 in all California State University transferable coursework.

Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion, the student will:

  • master skills in agriculture business such as statistical methods to analyze commodity markets and economic data, explain how external forces such as law, environmental regulation, and government policies impact agribusiness decision making.
  • demonstrate specific skills in agriculture business.
  • have an understanding of the business and economics of the agricultural industry; agriculture business and the implications to the agricultural producer, consumer, and the food system; management principles encountered in the day to day operation of an agricultural enterprise.
  • understand production and marketing as needed for employment.
  • demonstrate managerial and leadership abilities such as public speaking skills and record keeping abilities in the field of agriculture business; understand and interpret economic news and trends using economic theory and apply them to agricultural operations for employment that will enhance opportunities and success in agriculture business in the 21st century.

Total Units: 32


Required Courses

Course Number Title Units
AGSB B2 Agricultural Economics 3.0
SOIL B1 Introduction to Soil Science 3.0
AGRI B1 Agiculture, Environment & Society 3.0
AGBS B6 Agiculture Sales and Communication 3.0
CRPS B1 Principles of Crop Production 3.0
COMP B5 Introduction to Microsoft Office 3.0
  -or-  
COMP B2 Introduction to Computer Information Systems 3.0
WEXP B248 Occupational Work Experience Education 3.0
CRPS B2 Forage Crops 3.0
  -or-  
NRES B1 Range Management 3.0
ANSC B1 Introduction to Animal Science 3.0
  -or-  
ANSC B2 Beef Production 3.0
  -or-  
ANSC B4 Dairy Production 3.0
  -or-  
ANSC B10 Horse Production 3.0
FORE B2 Natural Resources 3.0
  -or-  
FORE B1 Introduction to Forestry 3.0
  -or-  
FORE B3 Wildlife Management 3.0
  -or-  
FORE B5 Identification of California Wildlife 3.0
  -or-  
FORE B6 Forestry Skills 3.0
AGRI B49 Agiculture Leadership Training 2.0

**The courses and unit values on this page are representative of the typical values and courses required by this program. They are taken from the most current catalog, and therefore may not be accurate for the degree or certificate requirements for some students, depending on your year of catalog rights. Please refer to your appropriate catalog or see a counselor for accurate degree requirements.


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