Bachelor of Science in Business
Administration with Agricultural Business Emphasis

All requirements for the distance degree program are the same as those for the same degree on the campus. Distance degree program students are subject to all ASU policies, deadlines and graduation requirements, except where noted.
  • You will be required to complete 30 Adams State University semester credits which may be met by completing ASU Independent study or online courses approved and listed on the website or other publications.
  • Course credits earned through the distance degree program are entered on the student record without distinction between on-campus and off campus courses.
  • ASU credits earned in off-campus courses are considered to be the same as those earned in on-campus courses for the purpose of meeting residency or other requirements in degree programs of the institution.

Writing Proficiency

All students must submit a writing portfolio to the Department Chair by the end of the seventh week of the next-to-last semester prior to graduation.

Degree Program Total Credit Requirements

Note:  Degree must include 42 upper-division (300/400 level) semester-hour credits.

Business Administration majors must complete the following 42 hours of core courses:

BUS 103: Introduction to Business - 3 cr. hrs.
BUS 120: Business Computer Applications I - 3 cr. hrs.
BUS 207: Principles of Accounting I - 3 cr. hrs.
BUS 208: Principles of Accounting II - 3 cr. hrs.
BUS 211: Business Law - 3 cr. hrs.
BUS 265: Business Communications- 3 cr.hrs.
BUS 304: Principles of Marketing - 3 cr. hrs.
BUS 318: Business Statistics - 3 cr. hrs.
BUS 361: Principles of Management - 3 cr. hrs.
BUS 363: Managerial Finance - 3 cr. hrs.
BUS 430: Productions & Operations Management - 3 cr. hrs.
BUS 480: Global Business Strategies - 3 cr. hrs.
ECON 255: Principles of Economics I - 3 cr. hrs.
ECON 256: Principles of Economics II - 3 cr. hrs.

Agricultural Business Emphasis
(40 credits total)/May be met by completing:

BUS 105:  Introduction to Agribusiness - 3 cr. hrs.
BUS 316:  Public & Nonprofit Management - 3 cr. hrs.
BUS 355:  Fundamentals of Income Taxation - 4 cr. hrs.
BUS 362:  Human Resource Management - 3 cr. hrs.
BUS 364:  Agribusiness Management - 3 cr. hrs.
BUS 365:  Small Business Management - 3 cr. hrs.
BUS 378:  Commodities & Risk Management - 3 cr. hrs.
BUS 384:  Natural Resources & Water Law - 3 cr. hrs.
BUS 398:  Farm & Ranch Management - 3 cr. hrs.
BUS 478:  Agricultural Marketing - 3 cr. hrs.
BUS 488:  Agricultural Policy & Farm Bill - 3 cr. hrs.
BUS 498:  World Food Distribution & Agricultural Economics - 3 cr. hrs.

Total credit hours required for graduation: 120 semester hours

Note: Degree must include 42 upper-division (300/400 level) semester-hour credits. To receive credit, all course grades must be passing (C or better). A minimum of 30 credits must be ASU credits for the BA or BS degree. Contact Us

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