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B.S. in Agricultural Business, Agricultural Economics

This Agricultural Business – Agricultural Economics from Colorado State University is more quantitative in nature and best prepares students interested in graduate study.

Quick Facts

 
Full-time Duration: 4 years
Starting in: January, September
Tuition Fee: $31,712 per year
Location: Fort Collins, CO, United States

The Agricultural Business – Agricultural Economics from Colorado State University teaches students the operating techniques and business skills used in the modern food and fiber industry. This program builds student knowledge and skills needed to manage small- and medium-sized businesses in agriculture and allied industries.

This is true whether the business is directly involved in production, value-adds to raw agricultural products, or provides support services including the distribution, processing, packaging, and marketing of agricultural products.

Potential Occupations

Although students from farms and ranches choose this major each year, business-oriented students with a wide variety of backgrounds have launched successful careers with this versatile degree. Graduates establish careers in management, marketing, sales, and finance to name a few areas. Participating in internships and experiential opportunities is strongly encouraged to enhance practical training and development. Graduates who seek further specialization are prepared to pursue advanced studies.

Examples of career paths of recent graduates include, but are not limited to: commodity broker, agricultural statistician, loan officer, farm manager, supply chain analyst, farm machinery sales representative, grain merchandiser, operations manager, landscape contractor, human resources specialist, ranch manager, credit analyst, crop insurance agent, precision ag technologist, feedlot manager, agricultural chemical sales representative, real estate appraiser, and elevator manager.

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“My experience at CSU, and particularly in the Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology has been invaluable! The program was both challenging and supportive.”

Sara Bombaci // Master of Science

Courses included

  • Orientation to Agricultural Systems
  • Food Animal Science
  • Food-From Farm to Table
  • Horticultural Science
  • General Crops
  • Agricultural and Resource Economics

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