Agribusiness (AGBU) Courses

College of Agriculture, Forestry & Natural Resource Management (CAFNRM)

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AGBU 110 Microcomputing for Ag (3) (lecture/lab) Acquaints students with the microcomputer in agricultural applications by using and customizing commercial software, to understand the operation of the microprocessor and its peripherals, and to provide hands-on experience in utilizing some of the most common word processing, spreadsheet, presentations and database software and access to the Internet.

AGBU 120 Ag Bus Field Study (1–3) Agribusiness and agrieconomic functions performed by specialized agricultural agencies with emphasis on physical operating patterns; field trips to production, marketing and finance firms; workshops with agribusiness managers.

AGBU 291 Agribus Intern/Work Experience (3) (other) Internship with agribusiness firms in the areas of management, sales, food distribution. National Agri-Marketing Association activities may be used with advisor's approval.

AGBU 320 Agribus Management (3) Organization forms and management functions of agribusiness firms, management science principles, inventory control, operation research techniques, decision model, and human resources development as they are related to agribusiness firms.

AGBU 340 Agri-Marketing Research (3) Primary marketing research including problem, definition, hypothesis formulation, research design, data collection, and results analysis. Mechanics of writing technical reports and oral presentations. Pre: AGEC 201 or ECON 130.


AGBU x94 Special Topics in Subject Matter (Arr.) Special topics chosen by the instructor. Course content will vary. May be repeated for credit, provided that a different topic is studied. Additional requirements may apply depending on subject and topic.

AGBU x99 Directed Studies (Arr.) Statement of planned reading or research required. Pre: instructor’s consent.