Agricultural Economics, 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)
MATH 2144Calculus I (A) 14
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)8
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: 33
Oral Communications in Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources (S)
Introduction to Speech Communication (S)
Elements of Persuasion (S)
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
ECON 2203Introduction to Macroeconomics3
ECON 3113Intermediate Microeconomics3
ECON 3123Intermediate Macroeconomics3
MATH 2153Calculus II (A)3
MATH 3013Linear Algebra3
STAT 4013Statistical Methods I (A)3
STAT 4043Applied Regression Analysis3
or ECON 4223 Business and Economic Forecasting
15 additional hours from upper-division AGEC with at least 12 hours 4000-level except AGEC 499015
Related Courses
Hours Subtotal59
Electives
Select 8 hours or hours to complete required total for degree 48
Hours Subtotal8
Total Hours120

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.