Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Counselor Name:_______________________ Catalog: 2023-2024 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog Program: Agriculture Business, AS-T

Agriculture Business, AS-T

The Agriculture Business Associate in Science for Transfer degree provides the student with an introductory foundation in agribusiness and prepares a student for transfer to a CSU campus in Agriculture Business, Agriculture Studies, AgriBusiness, Ag Business and Food Industry Management. The Agriculture Business Associate in Science for Transfer program prepares students for a broad range of opportunities in agribusiness. The completion of this degree provides preparation for upper division course work for students seeking to transfer and pursue a baccalaureate degree in Agriculture Business from a California State University (CSU). The program offers students a foundation in agribusiness operations and management.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate proficiency in basic computer applications in career specific contexts related to agri-business such as word processing, spread sheet, and internet.
  2. Listen actively and communicate clearly and coherently about agri-business concepts.
  3. Think critically and analytically to solve agri-business problems.
  4. Use appropriate technology to learn, live, and work in an agri-business setting.
  5. Demonstrate effective habits of time management, accountability and dependability.

Major Requirements - Core

Complete 10 units

Course NameUnits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
AGBUS 12 Agricultural Economics Units: 3
ECON 5 Principles of Macroeconomics Units: 3
STATS 12 Introduction to Probability and Statistics Units: 4

Major Requirements - Restricted Electives

Area A

Complete 4 units selected from:

Course NameUnits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
CHEM 1A General Chemistry Units: 5
CHEM 3A Introduction to Chemistry Units: 4
PLANT 14 Soil Science Units: 4

Area B

Complete 9 units selected from:

Course NameUnits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
AGBUS 5 Introduction to Agriculture Business Units: 3
AGBUS 10 Agricultural Accounting Units: 3
AGBUS 15 Agribusiness Computer Applications Units: 3
AGBUS 46 Agricultural Sales and Communications Units: 3
ASCI 10 Principles of Animal Science Units: 3
PLANT 10 Principles of Plant Science Units: 3

Minimum Major Units Required: 23

Complete all courses with a grade of “C” or better.

General Education

Complete one of the following general education patterns:

  • California State University General Education (CSU-GE), Pattern/Certificate of Achievement Units: 40
  • Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC), Pattern/Certificate of Achievement Units: 37

Students are advised to double-count courses in the major or area of emphasis to also satisfy general education when possible. Course subject credit will be awarded in satisfaction of both major/area of emphasis and lower division general education requirements, but the units will only be counted once in computing the total number of units for the degree.

Minimum Degree Units Required: 60

For more information:

Contact the Agriculture Transfer and Career Pathway (TrAC)