Option in Agriculture Business

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The Option in Agriculture Business is a degree track under the Bachelor of Science of Agriculture. Students will learn concepts in agriculture business, agriculture economics, and management to be successful in one of the 21.6 million careers in Agriculture, food, and related industries. The degree track is in partnership with the University’s School of Business.

Is Agriculture Business the right Option for YOU? If you like working with people, numbers & data, banking, food & entertainment, business & entrepreneurship, manufacturing, plants, animals, farming, marketing, accounting, problem solving, leadership, or communication, a career in Agriculture Business awaits you. This degree is one of the most versatile and employable for professions in the agriculture industry. Agriculture, food, and related industry business professionals build careers across all areas of agriculture and all areas of business.

Agriculture Business students accepted in Kentucky State University’s College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources can take advantage of a number of scholarships. Students will also have access to state-of-the-art research facilities, a 300-acre research and demonstration farm, 300-acre environmental education research center (EERC) and a 14-acre aquaculture research facility.

AFE 215: Agribusiness Management
AFE 426: Agriculture Economics and Marketing
ACC 201: Principles of Accounting
AQU 409: Biostatistics
BUA 321: Legal Environment
ECO 202: Microeconomics II
MGT 465: Entrepreneurship


The U.S. Department of Agriculture predicts


average annual job openings for graduates with bachelors degrees in areas including food, agriculture & environment.

Agricultural Business Professional

The U.S. Department of Agriculture predicts


annual job openings in management & business for graduates with expertise in food, agriculture, renewable natural resources, and the environment.


Potential Careers:


• Farm business manager
• Financial analyst
• Forest products manager
• Agricultural economist
• Land use manager
• Agricultural loan officer
• Farm labor specialist
• Marketing specialist
• E-commerce specialist
• Grain merchandiser
• Food production supervisor
• Pricing coordinator
• Produce buyer
• Produce inspector
• Accountant

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