2014-2015 Catalog 
    Apr 22, 2018  
2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Program Description

The agribusiness program provides students the fundamental knowledge needed to pursue successful careers in the agribusiness sector. Agribusiness majors take a wide variety of courses and are given the opportunity to interact with agribusiness professionals, both in and out of the classroom. The student is given support to reach their highest potential as they prepare for a challenging career in a dynamic agribusiness industry.

This program of study allows the student to develop knowledge and skills to evaluate and apply agricultural principles, methods and techniques in a global agribusiness environment.

Student Learning Outcomes

Agribusiness graduates are prepared to:

  • Analyze, evaluate, and safely apply agriculture principles, methods, and techniques in an agribusiness environment.
  • Locate, create, analyze, interpret, manage, and use data related to agricultural applications.
  • Summarize how agriculture relates to the global economy.

Career Opportunities

Professional careers could include sales, service, and technical positions in the agronomy, livestock, and agribusiness areas. Students may select programs of study which lead to an Associate of Applied Science degree, a one year diploma, or a certificate in a specific area.

Agriculture and its supporting businesses employ about 25 percent of the labor force in the United States. Central Community College recognizes the importance of the agribusiness program of study to our nation, state, and local communities.

Typical Program of Study

To assist students in determining the sequence of courses they might take to complete their educational goal, the proposed program of study is provided. A student's final program of study will be influenced by factors such as placement test scores, prior college experiences, course availability, transfer requirements, program admission requirements, and special areas of interest. A student intending to major in this program must consult with his/her adviser prior to any academic planning and registering.

The agribusiness program offers a wide range of educational opportunities including AAS degrees, diploma, and agribusiness certificates to allow students to reach their career goals.


Associate of Applied Science