Agribusiness Management

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Agribusiness Management CERT - Agribusiness Management Systems

The Agribusiness Management Systems major supports the college mission by striving to develop students into competent citizens through general education and promoting involvement, innovation,and individuality in the agribusiness industry.  Agribusiness Management graduates are pursuing careers in agriculture finance and at farm cooperatives; as office managers in various agricultural companies and are partners or owners of production agriculture businesses and as small main street business owners.

Careers

  • Ag Insurance Rep
  • Agricultural Banking Manager
  • Farm Accountant
  • Supermarket Manager
  • Nursery Manager
  • Produce Manager
  • Landscape Contractor
  • Farm Manager
  • Farmer
  • and many more!

Courses Offered

Certificate Core Courses (12 credit hours total)

  • ABM 2103 Personal Finance (3 credits)
  • ENG 1503 Business and Technical Writing or ENG 1903 College Composition (3 credits)
  • PSY 1103 Human Relations (3 credits)
  • SPC 1203 Sales Communication or SPC 113 Speech (3 credits)

Additional Agribusiness Managment Systems Courses (21 hours required)

  • ABM 2003 Critical Thinking (3 credits)
  • ABM 2403 Ag. Finance (3 credits)
  • ABM 2503 Ag Decision Analysis (3 credits)
  • ABM 2854 Farm and Ranch Mgt (4 credits)
  • ABM 2903 Entrepreneurship (3 credits)
  • ABM 2963 Farm, Ranch and Small Business Recordkeeping (3 credits)
  • ACT 1103 Accounting I (3 credits)
  • ACT 1203 Accounting II (3 credits)
  • ECN 1203 Microeconomics (3 credits)
  • ECN 1303 Macroeconomics (3 credits)
  • ECN 1403 Economics of World Food and Agriculture (3 credits)
  • MGT 2503 Human Resource Mgt (3 credits)
  • MGT 2103 Managment Concepts (3 credits)
  • MKT 2103 Retail Marketing (3 credits)
  • MKT 2203 Ag. Marketing (3 credits)

Certificate (completed in 1 year or less)

  • Total Credit Hours for Certificate (30 credit hours)

Associated Clubs and Teams

  • Farm Bureau Club
  • Business Club

Featured Student

Garth Packard
Garth Packard Agribusiness

I chose to come to NCTA because of the great educational reputation that has been established here. I was also excited about the small town values found in Curtis