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2019-2020 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Agricultural and Applied Economics, B.S.

Communication Literacy Requirement. For information on courses meeting the CL requirement for the Agricultural and Applied Economics major, please see an advisor.

Communication Literacy

The following courses partially fulfill the Communication Literacy requirement in the Agricultural and Applied Economics major: ENGL 2311  or ACOM 2302 ; PCOM 3373 , MCOM 2310 , COMS 2300  or COMS 2358 ; AAEC 4305 , AAEC 4306 , or AAEC 4313 .

Recommended Curriculum

First Year


Total: 16

Total: 16

Second Year

Third Year


Total: 16


Total: 16

Fourth Year

Total: 14


Total: 12

Total Hours: 120

Department CORE Policy: Includes AAEC 3315  and AAEC 2401 . All students expecting to graduate on schedule are strongly advised to complete the CORE before beginning their senior year. Students failing to do so may delay their graduation date.

Agricultural elective must be selected from PSS 1321 , NRM 1300 NRM 1401 , or ANSC 1401 .

All courses in MATH and AAEC 2305  must be completed with a grade of C or better.

§ Electives: The degree program consists of 20 elective hours including 9 hours of required electives chosen from upper-level Business Administration, ECO, PFP/PFI, and AAEC courses not required elsewhere (this excludes AAEC 4000  and may include AAEC 4301  for students wanting undergraduate research experience), and 11 hours of free electives chosen from any other courses not used elsewhere in the degree program. Approved internship hours may count as free electives. Suggested courses for students interested in specific areas are as follows:

Agricultural Business Management: Choose electives from AAEC 3303 , AAEC 4317 , and appropriate upper-level courses in BA or ECO, such as BA 3301 , BA 3303 , BA 3304 , or BA 3305 , ECO 3320 . (To take BA courses, students may need to declare a business minor.)

Agricultural Production (Farm or Ranch) Management: Select electives from AAEC 4317  and appropriate courses in PSS, ANSC, NRM, and BLAW.

2.75 GPA required for ACCT 2300  and ACCT 2301 .

Students may earn a minor by using electives carefully.

* Lab Science

Selected from PSS 1411  and PSS 2401 , ANSC 1401 , NRM 1401 , ATMO 1300  / ATMO 1100 , BIOL 1401  and BIOL 1402 , CHEM 1305  and CHEM 1306 , GEOG 1401 , GEOL 1303  / GEOL 1101 , PHYS 1403  and PHYS 1404 , or any other 4-hour lab science course (see Life and Physical Sciences core curriculum ).

‡ Language, Philosophy, and Culture; Multicultural; or Creative Arts Elective

There are three university core curriculum requirements for these subjects. The requirements may be met individually or by completing a course that satisfies more than one. A list of approved courses is available from the CASNR Dean’s Office.


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