(Agribusiness Management and Rural Development)
This curriculum includes five areas of concentration: general agricultural economics, agribusiness management, farm management, rural development, and resource economics. The general agricultural economics area or concentration provides a basic background for a variety of agriculturally-related careers.
Career Opportunities: Agribusiness and farm management areas provide specialized training for careers in agribusiness, credit, government and farming. Rural development and resource economics areas of concentration provide training for careers in community development, rural planning and management of natural resources. Employment opportunities exist with agribusiness firms, extensions, local, state, and national and international agencies.
Requirements for Graduation
In order to earn an Associate of Arts Degree in Agriculture with a major in Agriculture Resource Management, a student must complete a minimum of 65 credit-hours of required and elective course work.
Note: AGRL 111 replaces WVUe 191 as a first-semester requirement.