Agribusiness: Pre-Law, BSAG

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2018-2019. Learn more about University Academic Regulation 3.1.

Minimum Overall Grade Point Average: 2.00
Total Hours: 120

General Education Requirements
English Composition
See Academic Regulation 3.5
ENGL 1113Composition I3
or ENGL 1313 Critical Analysis and Writing I
Select one of the following:3
Composition II
Critical Analysis and Writing II
Technical Writing
American History & Government
Select one of the following:3
Survey of American History
American History to 1865
American History Since 1865
POLS 1113American Government3
Analytical & Quantitative Thought (A)
Select one of the following:3
Business Calculus (A) 1
Calculus for Technology Programs I (A) 1
Calculus I (A) 1
STAT 2023Elementary Statistics for Business and Economics (A) (or equivalent STAT course designated A) 13
Humanities (H)
Courses designated (H)6
Natural Sciences (N)
Must include one Laboratory Science (L) course
Select one of the following:4
Chemistry I (LN) 1
Chemical Principles I (LN) 1
Chemistry In Civilization (LN) 1
Any course designated (N)3
Social & Behavioral Sciences (S)
AGEC 1113Introduction to Agricultural Economics (S) 13
Additional General Education
Courses designated (A), (H), (N), or (S)6
Hours Subtotal40
Diversity (D) & International Dimension (I)
May be completed in any part of the degree plan
Select at least one Diversity (D) course
Select at least one International Dimension (I) course
College/Departmental Requirements
Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
AG 1011First Year Seminar1
From two of the following groups, select one course:6
Group 1:
Introduction to Plant and Soil Systems
Principles of Horticultural Science (LN)
Elements of Forestry
Group 2:
Land, Life and the Environment (N)
Fundamentals of Soil Science (N)
Group 3:
Introduction to the Animal Sciences
Fundamentals of Food Science
Introduction to Entomology (LN)
Livestock Entomology
Group 4:
Introduction to Natural History (LN)
Ecology of Natural Resources
Elements of Environmental Science
Chemistry and Applications of Biomolecules
Biochemistry I
Introduction to Landscape Architecture and Landscape Management
Written & Oral Communications
Select one of the following:3
Written Communications in Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
Written Communication
Business Communication for International Students
Technical Writing 2
Select one of the following:3
Oral Communications in Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources (S) 3
Introduction to Speech Communication (S) 3
Elements of Persuasion (S) 3
Hours Subtotal13
Major Requirements
Core Courses
ACCT 2103Financial Accounting3
ACCT 2203Managerial Accounting3
AGEC 1101Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness Experience1
AGEC 3101Professional Career Development1
AGEC 3213Quantitative Methods in Agricultural Economics3
AGEC 3333Agricultural Marketing and Price Analysis3
AGEC 3423Farm and Agribusiness Management3
AGEC 3603Agricultural Finance3
AGEC 3713Agricultural Law3
Select 9 hours of AGEC 4000 level excluding AGEC 49909
ECON 2203Introduction to Macroeconomics3
ECON 3113Intermediate Microeconomics3
or ECON 3023 Managerial Economics
Related Courses
Select Alternative A, B or C21
Hours Subtotal59
Electives
8 hours or hours to complete required total for degree 48
Hours Subtotal8
Total Hours120

Alternatives

Alternative A

Select 6 additional hours from AGEC 3023, AGEC 3323, AGEC 3463, AGEC 3503, AGEC 3703; ECON 3123, 3313; MKTG 3213

Select 15 additional hours with 12 hours upper-division from: ACCT, AGEC, ECON, FIN, LSB, MGMT, MKTG, MSIS, POLS or a minor

Alternative B

Select 6 additional hours from AGEC 3023, AGEC 3323, AGEC 3463, AGEC 3503, AGEC 3703; ECON 3123, 3313; MKTG 3213

Select 15 hours to complete Legal Studies Minor:

POLS 2023 The Individual And The Law 3
or HONR 2013 Honors Law and Legal Institutions (S)
POLS 3983 Courts and Judicial Process (S) 3
POLS 3993 Legal Research And Analysis 3
Select 6 hours of the following: 6
Impact of Law on Engineering Practice  
Environmental Regulation for Technical Professionals (S)  
Philosophy Of Law(H)  
Environmental Law And Policy  
U.S. Constitution: Civil Rights and Liberties  
U.S. Constitution: Civil Liberties  
Advanced Topics in Public Law  
Psychology and Law  
 
   

Alternative C

With approval of Advisor and Department Head a maximum of 29 hours from an accredited doctoral law program may be used as related courses and electives.

Other Requirements

  • Exit interview with Head of Department of Agricultural Economics.
  • A minimum of 40 semester credit hours and 100 grade points must be earned in courses numbered 3000 or above.
  • A 2.00 GPA or higher in upper-division hours.
     

Additional State/OSU Requirements

  • At least: 60 hours at a four-year institution; 30 hours completed at OSU; 15 of the final 30 or 50% of the upper-division hours in the major field completed at OSU.
  • Limit of: one-half of major course requirements as transfer work; one-fourth of hours earned by correspondence; 8 transfer correspondence hours.
  • Students will be held responsible for degree requirements in effect at the time of matriculation and any changes that are made, so long as these changes do not result in semester credit hours being added or do not delay graduation.
  • Degrees that follow this plan must be completed by the end of Summer 2024.