Agribusiness: Accounting Double Major, BSAG

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2023-2024. Learn more about University Academic Regulation 3.1.

Minimum Overall Grade Point Average: 2.00
Total Hours: 144

General Education Requirements
English Composition
See Academic Regulation 3.5
ENGL 1113Composition I3
or ENGL 1313 Critical Analysis and Writing I
ENGL 1213Composition II3
or ENGL 1413 Critical Analysis and Writing II
or ENGL 3323 Technical Writing
American History & Government
HIST 1103Survey of American History3
or HIST 1483 American History to 1865 (H)
or HIST 1493 American History Since 1865 (DH)
POLS 1113American Government3
Analytical & Quantitative Thought (A)
MATH 2103Business Calculus (A) 83
or MATH 2123 Calculus for Technology Programs I (A)
or MATH 2144 Calculus I (A)
STAT 2023Elementary Statistics for Business and Economics (A) (or equivalent STAT course designated A) 1,2,5,6,83
Humanities (H)
Courses designated (H)6
Natural Sciences (N)
Must include one Laboratory Science (L) course
CHEM 1314Chemistry I (LN) 1,84
or CHEM 1215 Chemical Principles I (LN)
or CHEM 1014 Chemistry In Civilization (LN)
Any course designated (N)3
Social & Behavioral Sciences (S)
AGCM 3203Oral Communications in Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources (S) 13
or SPCH 2713 Introduction to Speech Communication (S)
MGMT 3013Fundamentals of Management (S) 1,33
MKTG 3213Marketing (S) 1,33
Hours Subtotal40
Diversity (D) & International Dimension (I)
May be completed in any part of the degree plan
At least one Diversity (D) course
At least one International Dimension (I) course
College/Departmental Requirements
Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
Courses cannot be used here and as (N) course
AG 1011First Year Seminar 81
Select one course from two groups: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
Applied Ecology and Conservation
Elements of Environmental Science (N)
Chemistry and Applications of Biomolecules
Biochemistry I
Introduction to Landscape Architecture
Written Communications
BCOM 3113Written Communication 1,2,5,63
or BCOM 3443 Business Communication for International Students
Hours Subtotal10
Major Requirements
Agribusiness Core Courses
AGEC 1101Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness Experience 81
AGEC 3101Professional Career Development 81
AGEC 3213Quantitative Methods in Agricultural Economics 83
AGEC 3333Agricultural Marketing and Price Analysis 83
AGEC 3423Farm and Agribusiness Management 83
AGEC 3603Agricultural Finance 83
9 hours from AGEC 4000-level excluding AGEC 4990 89
ECON 3113Intermediate Microeconomics 2,5,6,83
or ECON 3023 Managerial Economics
Accounting Required Courses
Common Body 3
A GPA of 2.20 is required in the Common Body courses
Select one of the following options:3
Survey of Accounting 8
Financial Accounting
and Managerial Accounting 8
ACCT 3004Foundational Accounting and Data Skills 84
AGEC 1113Introduction to Agricultural Economics (S) 43
or ECON 2103 Introduction to Microeconomics (S)
or ECON 2003 Microeconomic Principles for Business
BADM 3113Practical Business and Interpersonal Skills3
ECON 2203Introduction to Macroeconomics 4,83
EEE 2023Introduction to Entrepreneurship3
FIN 3113Finance3
LSB 3213Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business 4,83
or AGEC 3713 Agricultural Law
MGMT 4513Strategic Management3
MSIS 2103Business Data Science Technologies3
MSIS 3223Principles of Data Analytics3
School of Accounting Major Requirements
ACCT 3001Practicum in Professional Accounting I 5,6,71
ACCT 3013Federal Income Taxation 5,6,73
ACCT 3104Intermediate Accounting I and Data Analysis 5,6,74
ACCT 3113Intermediate Accounting II 5,6,73
ACCT 3203Cost Accounting 5,6,73
ACCT 3603Accounting Information Systems and Data Analytic Tools 5,6,73
ACCT 4133Advanced Accounting 5,6,73
ACCT 4503External Auditing 5,6,73
ACCT 4553Ethics for Public Accountants 5,6,73
ACCT 4901Advanced Accounting Tools and Technologies 5,6,71
ACCT 4911Practicum in Professional Accounting II 5,6,71
LSB 4323Law of Commercial Transactions and Debtor-Creditor Relationships3
MSIS 4123Information Assurance Management 5,63
Hours Subtotal94
(or hours to complete required total for degree)
MATH 1483 or MATH 1513 may need to be taken as prerequisite to required Calculus course
Hours Subtotal0
Total Hours144

College or departments requirements that meet GE requirements and cannot be waived with an Associate's degree


Nine hours School of Accounting core courses are used elsewhere.


MGMT 3013 and MKTG 3213 are common body requirements, but are counted in general education requirements


15 hours Agribusiness core courses included in Accounting Common Body


A grade of "C" or better must be earned in these courses


A GPA of 2.20 is required in these 39 hours. 18 of these 39 hours must be taken in residence at OSU


15 of 21 required 3000- and 4000-level accounting hours must be taken in residence at OSU


Hours meeting the Major core.

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 2029.