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majors_minors: Farm Management

Title

Farm Management

Degree Level

Bachelor of Science

Minor Code

 

Advisor's Name

Jennifer Leeann Williams

Advisor's Phone

(765) 494-0262

Advisor's Email

leewill@purdue.edu

Information

Farm management prepares people for managing the home farm, professional farm management, or understanding the challenge of managing a farm. Emphasis is placed on production, financial, marketing, and management strategies in this Department of Agricultural Economics curriculum.

Credit Hours

130

Description

Freshman Year

First Semester

(1) AGEC 20200 (Spreadsheet Use in Agricultural Business)

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

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

(0.5) AGR 11200 (Introduction to Agricultural Economics Academic Programs)

(4) ENGL 10600 (First-Year Composition)

(3) MA 22000 (Introduction to Calculus) or (3) MA 22300 (Introductory Analysis I)

(4) Biological sciences selective

Total Credits: 16


Second Semester

(3) AGEC 21700 (Economics)

(3) COM 11400 (Fundamentals of Speech Communication)

(4) Biological sciences selective

(3) Humanities selective

(3) Elective

Total Credits: 16

Sophomore Year

Third Semester

(3) AGEC 22000 (Economics of Agricultural Markets)

(1) AGEC 29800 (Sophomore Seminar)

(3) CHM 11100 (General Chemistry)

(3) STAT 30100 (Elementary Statistical Methods)

(3) Humanities selective

(3) Production agriculture selective

Total Credits: 16


Fourth Semester

(3) AGEC 31000 (Farm Organization)

(3) CHM 11200 (General Chemistry)

(3) Production agriculture selective

(3) Social science selective

(3) Written or oral communication selective

(3) Elective

Total Credits: 18

Junior Year

Fifth Semester

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

(3) AGEC 32100 (Principles of Commodity Marketing)

(3) AGEC 35200 (Quantitative Techniques for Firm Decision Making) or mathematics or sciences selective*

(3) Written or oral communication selective

(3) Elective

Total Credits: 15


Sixth Semester

(3) AGEC 45100 (Applied Econometrics) or mathematics or sciences selective*

(3) Agricultural economics selective 

(3) Economics selective

(3) Production agriculture selective

(3) Social science or humanities selective

(3) Elective

Total Credits: 18

Senior Year

Seventh Semester

(4) AGEC 41100 (Farm Management)

(4) AGEC 42400 (Financial Management of Agricultural Business)

(3) Economics selective

(3) Production agriculture selective

(3) Social science, humanities, or international understanding selective

Total Credits: 17


Eighth Semester

(2) Mathematics or sciences selective

(3) Production agriculture selective

(3) Social science or humanities selective (30000+ level)

(6) Electives

Total Credits: 14

Additional Information

 * Must complete quanitative techniques for firm decision-making or applied econometrics.

Department

AGEC

ParentMajor

 

DegreeType

Major

Archived

No

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