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WVU Potomac State College Agribusiness Management
- Major Name: Agribusiness Management
- Degree Program: Agriculture
- Degree Designation: AA
- College / School: Applied Sciences
This curriculum includes five areas of concentration: general agricultural economics, agribusiness management, farm management, rural development and resource economics. The general agricultural economics area or concentration provides a basic background for a variety of careers related to agriculture.
In order to earn an Associate of Arts degree in Agriculture with a major in Agribusiness Management, a student must complete a minimum of 61 credit hours of required and elective course work.
Note: AGRL 191 replaces WVUe 191 as a first-semester requirement.
Agribusiness and farm management areas provide specialized training for careers in agribusiness, credit, government and farming. Rural development and resource economics areas of concentration provide training for careers in community development, rural planning and management of natural resources. Employment opportunities exist with agribusiness firms, extensions, local, state and national and international agencies.