The Agribusiness Management minor combines an understanding of food and agricultural production with business fundamentals such as management, marketing, sales and finance. Although the minor focuses on agriculture, the concepts are broad enough to apply to business more generally.

This minor requires 15 credit hours of coursework and gives students skills aimed specifically at rural businesses that produce, process or market agricultural products and commodities. Career opportunities range from locally owned firms or farms, including nurseries and landscaping businesses, to federal agencies dealing with land use, food and agriculture, to Fortune 500 companies such as Unilever and Nestle.

The Agribusiness Management minor requires the following courses:

To earn a minor in Agribusiness Management, a student must earn a C- or better in the courses counted toward the minor.

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