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Agribusiness (BS)

A sustainable career.

From quiet pastures and ranches to bustling offices, careers in agribusiness are varied and growing. According to the Agricultural Council of America, 22 million people work in agricultural-related fields.

ACU’s agribusiness degree, designed by agricultural and business faculty, combines training in agricultural economics, business, and technical agriculture.

Agribusiness majors are prepared for business allied with agriculture, including banks and other lending agencies, real estate, insurance companies, farm supply and equipment companies, firms processing and marketing agricultural products and public agencies associated with agriculture.

Program Overview

Credit hours University Requirements: 56 credit hours
+ Major Requirements: 65 credit hours
+ Electives: 7 credit hours
= Total Required: 128 credit hours*
*Based on track selection
Tracks N/A
Department Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
School/College College of Arts and Sciences


You’ll take courses such as:

  • General Animal Science
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Agribusiness Management
  • Environmental Law and Policy
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What can you do after graduation?

  • Agricultural Marketing
  • Livestock Farm Manager
  • Agribusiness Analyst
  • Commodity Trader
  • Farm Appraiser
  • Agricultural Policy Analyst
  • Quality Controller
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Experiential Learning Opportunities

Students in the Agricultural & Environmental Sciences Department at ACU learn outside the classroom through involvement in mission trips, service-learning, internships and a number of pre-professional organizations, including:

  • Alpha Epsilon Sigma pre-professional club
  • Block & Bridle Club
  • Delta Tau Alpha National Agricultural Honor Society
  • Agricultural Consortium of Texas (ACT)
  • North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA)

About the Department of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences

Students studying

The Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at ACU focuses on the Christian stewardship of sustainable agricultural and environmental systems throughout the world. It is home to several majors including animal science, agribusiness and environmental science.

The College of Arts and Sciences offers a broad spectrum of programs in the arts, humanities, mathematics, and behavioral and natural sciences. Since most of ACU’s core curriculum is housed here, every student, regardless of major, passes through the College of Arts and Sciences.

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Ready to Be a Part?

We’re eager to see not only what you can accomplish with an ACU education, but how your unique perspective can enrich your fellow classmates and ACU as a whole.