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Agribusiness

The agribusiness degree will prepare students to transfer to a four-year institution to earn a bachelor's degree with a business focus on agriculture. The study of agricultural business fields provides opportunities for careers in marketing, business management, policy analysis and international trade. Community College students are encouraged to complete an Associate in Arts degree prior to transfer. Remember to consult your academic advisor early and often!

Note: All agriculture majors need to be computer literate. You must be able to negotiate an operating system such as OS/2, DOS, or Windows; access the Internet; and use word processing, database and spreadsheet software.

Work and Employment
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, more than 48,000 agricultural-related jobs are available each year in agriculture and more than 300 agricultural careers are available globally.

Students who have already chosen the university to which they plan to transfer should consult that institution's catalog or department advisor and an SVCC academic advisor in planning their program. Transfer guides for some universities are available at svcc.edu/transfer.

Agriculture-Agribusiness, Farm and Financial Management - IAI Recommended Baccalaureate Curriculum

Estimated Program Cost

The following figures are based on 2020-21 tuition and fee rates and the course fees in the Class Schedule for the required number 64 credit hours.

In-DistrictOut-of-DistrictOut-of-State
Tuition $8,640.00 $23,056.64 $26,065.92
Fees $1,024.00 $1,024.00 $1,024.00
Course Fees * $79.00 * $79.00 * $79.00
Total Tuition and Fees $9,743.00 $24,159.64 $27,168.92

* Note: Course fees may vary depending upon the classes that a student completes within an academic program. The course fee above is only an estimation and represents the maximum course fees possible; it is likely that course fees will be lower than the estimation above.