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Bachelor of Arts

AB2000 Farm Management 3 credits 5 weeks

This course is a study of the effective organizational and management principles involved in a farming operation with emphasis given to developing a farm operation business plan, management of farm resources, farm finances, and practices for an effective farm operation. This course will assist students in developing strategies for the present and future success of a farming operation.

Prerequisite:
AB2200
AB2100
AB2300

AB2100 Agribusiness Sales 3 credits 5 weeks

A study of the basic principles and concepts of marketing and selling within various agribusiness markets including an in-depth look at selling various agriculture commodities as well as the development of a marketing and sales plan.

AB2200 Introduction to the Animal and Poultry Industries 3 credits 5 weeks

This course is a general introduction to nutrition, reproduction, breeding, management and description of marketing channels of animals and poultry.  Also, it equates live animal and carcass characteristics with market specifications.  Factors of pre- and post-slaughter treatment are related to the shelf life of fresh and processed meats.

AC2020 Accounting I 3 credits 6 weeks

This course introduces the student to the double-entry system of bookkeeping and the basic accounting cycle. An examination of the fundamental concepts and procedures utilized by entities to communicate financial information according to generally accepted accounting principles. Individual effort is emphasized through the use of a workbook and practice set.

Prerequisite:
MG2050