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majors_minors: Agricultural Systems Management

Title

Agricultural Systems Management

Degree Level

Bachelor of Science

Minor Code

 

Advisor's Name

Dennis R. Buckmaster

Advisor's Phone

(765) 496-9512

Advisor's Email

dbuckmas@purdue.edu

Information

Agricultural systems management, a Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering program of study, prepares individuals to organize and manage technology-based businesses, with emphasis on planning and directing an industry or business project with responsibility for results. Agricultural systems management students develop skills in communication, business management, computers, and agricultural sciences in addition to technical courses. National and international job opportunities include manufacturing and processing operations, technical services and diagnostics, building and equipment systems, materials handling and process flow, product application and sales, product evaluation and education, and production agriculture.

Credit Hours

131

Description

Freshman Year
First Semester

(0.5) AGR 10100 (Introduction to the College of Agriculture and Purdue University)

(0.5) AGR 11100 (Introduction to Agricultural and Biological Engineering Academic Programs)

(3) ASM 10400 (Introduction to Agricultural Systems)

(3) CHM 11100 (General Chemistry)

(3) COM 11400 (Fundamentals of Speech Communication)

(3) MA 22000 (Introduction to Calculus)

(3) Humanities selective

 

Total Credits: 16


Second Semester

(3) ASM 10500 (Agricultural Systems Computations and Communication)

(3) CHM 11200 (General Chemistry)

(4) ENGL 10600 (First-Year Composition)

(3) OLS 25200 (Human Relations in Organizations) or (3) OLS 27400 (Applied Leadership)

(3) PHYS 21400 (The Nature of Physics)

 

Total Credits: 16

Sophomore Year
Third Semester

(3) AGEC 20300 (Introductory Microeconomics for Food and Agribusiness)

(3) ASM 21100 (Technical Graphic Communications)

(1) ASM 22100 (Career Opportunities Seminar)

(3) ASM 22200 (Crop Production Equipment)

(3) Agricultural selective

(4) Biological sciences selective

 

Total Credits: 17


Fourth Semester
  

(3) AGRY 25500 (Soil Science)

(3) ASM 24500 (Materials Handling and Processing)

(4) Biological sciences selective

(3) Mathematics or sciences selective

(3) Statistics selective

 

Total Credits: 16

Junior Year
Fifth Semester

(3) AGEC 31100 (Accounting for Farm Business Planning) or (3) MGMT 20000 (Introductory Accounting)

(3) ASM 33600 (Environmental Systems Management)

(3) ASM 34500 (Power Units and Power Trains)

(3) Marketing selective

(3) Written or oral communication selective

(3) Elective

 

Total Credits: 18


Sixth Semester
 

(3) AGEC 31000 (Farm Organization) or (3) AGEC 33000 (Management Methods for Agricultural Business)

(3) AGEC 33100 (Principles of Selling in Agricultural Business)

(3) ASM 33300 (Facilities Planning and Management)

(1) ASM 35000 (Safety in Agriculture)

(3) Social science selective - international understanding

(3) Elective

 

Total Credits: 16

Senior Year
Seventh Semester

(3) AGEC 45500 (Agricultural Law) or (3) MGMT 45500 (Legal Background for Business I)

(3) ASM 42000 (Electric Power and Controls)

(1) ASM 42100 (Senior Seminar)

(1) ASM 49400 (Project Planning and Management)

(3) Agricultural selective

(3) Social science, humanities, or international understanding selective (30000+ level)

(3) Elective

 

Total Credits: 17


Eighth Semester
 

(3) ASM 49500 (Agricultural Systems Management)

(3) Agricultural selective

(3) Agricultural systems management selective (40000+ level)

(3) Humanities selective

(3) Social science or humanities selective - international understanding

 

Total Credits: 15

Additional Information

 

Department

ABE

ParentMajor

 

DegreeType

Major

Archived

No

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