Recommended Academic Plan for Agribusiness Management (AG BM) at Altoona Campus

Effective Date: Fall 2013

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
SOC 001 (GS) Introductory SociologyNotes for: SOC 001

SOC 001

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
MATH 110 (GQ) Techniques of Calculus INotes for: MATH 110

MATH 110

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or MATH 140 (GQ) Calculus with Analytic Geometry INotes for: MATH 140

MATH 140

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
ECON 102 (GS) Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and PolicyNotes for: ECON 102

ECON 102

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

GN, GA, or GH
3
2
Total credits 15

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

GN, GA, or GH
3
2
2
ENGL 015 (GWS) Rhetoric and CompositionNotes for: ENGL 015

ENGL 015

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
4
Total credits 14

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

GN, GA, or GH
3
SCM 200 (GQ) Introduction to Statistics for BusinessNotes for: SCM 200

SCM 200

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or STAT 200 (GQ) Elementary StatisticsNotes for: STAT 200

STAT 200

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
CAS 100 (GWS) Effective SpeechNotes for: CAS 100

CAS 100

Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshman at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H Rhetoric and Civic Life in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T Rhetoric and Civic Life II in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 Honors Freshman Composition and CAS 100 Effective Speech. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T Rhetoric and Civic Life II satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
3
3
AG BM 102 Economics of the Food SystemNotes for: AG BM 102

AG BM 102

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 16

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 202A (GWS) Effective Writing: Writing in the Social SciencesNotes for: ENGL 202A

ENGL 202A

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 202B (GWS) Effective Writing: Writing in the HumanitiesNotes for: ENGL 202B

ENGL 202B

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 202C (GWS) Effective Writing: Technical WritingNotes for: ENGL 202C

ENGL 202C

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 202D (GWS) Effective Writing: Business WritingNotes for: ENGL 202D

ENGL 202D

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
3
3
AG BM 106 Agribusiness Problem SolvingNotes for: AG BM 106

AG BM 106

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ECON 104 (GS) Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and PolicyNotes for: ECON 104

ECON 104

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 15

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
AG BM 320 Markets and Prices: Analysis and ForecastingNotes for: AG BM 320

AG BM 320

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Supporting CourseNotes for: Supporting Course

Supporting Course

Select 12 credits in a specialty area, in consultation with an adviser (at least 6 of these credits must be at the 300 or 400 level)
3
3
3
3
Total credits 15

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
AG BM 302 Food Product MarketingNotes for: AG BM 302

AG BM 302

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
AG BM 308W Strategic Decision Making in AgribusinessNotes for: AG BM 308W

AG BM 308W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Supporting CourseNotes for: Supporting Course

Supporting Course

Select 12 credits in a specialty area, in consultation with an adviser (at least 6 of these credits must be at the 300 or 400 level)
3
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

GN, GA, or GH
3
3
Total credits 15

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
AGBM 400-level (excluding AGBM 495A, AGBM 495B, and AGBM 496)
3
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

GN, GA, or GH
6
Elective
3
Supporting Course (300-400 level)Notes for: Supporting Course (300-400 level)

Supporting Course (300-400 level)

Select 12 credits in a specialty area, in consultation with an adviser (at least 6 of these credits must be at the 300 or 400 level)
3
Total credits 15

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
AGBM 400-level (excluding AGBM 495A, AGBM 495B, and AGBM 496)
3
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

GN, GA, or GH
3
3
Supporting Course (300-400 level)Notes for: Supporting Course (300-400 level)

Supporting Course (300-400 level)

Select 12 credits in a specialty area, in consultation with an adviser (at least 6 of these credits must be at the 300 or 400 level)
3
Elective
3
Total credits 15

Additional Notes

Academic Advising Notes:

·         GWS, GHA, GQ, GN, GA, GH, and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements.

·         US and IL are codes used to designate courses that satisfy the University’s United States/International Cultures requirements.

·         W is the code used to designate courses that satisfy the University’s Writing across the Curriculum requirement.

·         Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100.  Each course is 3 credits.  At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.

·         Only 15 credits of General Education requirements may be applied toward major requirements.

·         Consult with your academic advisor on scheduling patterns for courses taught each semester.

·         To schedule most courses in the Smeal College of Business, you must be a declared AGBM major.  Please see your academic advisor for more information.

·         The following courses have recently been renamed: B A 301 = FIN 301, B A 302 = SCM 301, B A 303 = MKTG 301, B A 304 = MGMT 301, B A 241 & 242 or B A 243 = B LAW 243.

 

Update - Fall 2017

General Education Course merge - 12/13/17, dah

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

General Education Course
GN, GA, or GH
General Education Course
GN, GA, or GH
General Education Course
GN, GA, or GH
CAS 100
Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshman at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H Rhetoric and Civic Life in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T Rhetoric and Civic Life II in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 Honors Freshman Composition and CAS 100 Effective Speech. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T Rhetoric and Civic Life II satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
Supporting Course
Select 12 credits in a specialty area, in consultation with an adviser (at least 6 of these credits must be at the 300 or 400 level)
Supporting Course
Select 12 credits in a specialty area, in consultation with an adviser (at least 6 of these credits must be at the 300 or 400 level)
General Education Course
GN, GA, or GH
General Education Course
GN, GA, or GH
Supporting Course (300-400 level)
Select 12 credits in a specialty area, in consultation with an adviser (at least 6 of these credits must be at the 300 or 400 level)
General Education Course
GN, GA, or GH
Supporting Course (300-400 level)
Select 12 credits in a specialty area, in consultation with an adviser (at least 6 of these credits must be at the 300 or 400 level)