Agribusiness

Agribusiness

A.S. / A.A.S. / Certificate

Expected Hours for A.S. Degree

62

Expected Hours for A.A.S. Degree

61

Expected Hours for Certificate

22

What is Agribusiness A.S.?

The Associate of Science in Agribusiness is designed to prepare students with a fundamental knowledge of the agriculture industry and practical agriculture business management in areas of: plant science, animal science, economics and technical skills. Students will create life-long learning approaches with practical application in agriculture related to production, distribution and consumption of agricultural goods and services. This A.S. Degree is designed to transfer to a four-year university.

What will I learn?

  • Improve students’ understanding and appreciation of broader issues relevant to agribusiness
  •  
  • Evaluate and communicate agribusiness information effectively.
  •  
  • Develop effective leadership and management skills in the
  • agribusiness field
  •  
  • Apply an understanding of ethical, socially responsible, and sustainable behavior
  •  
  • Adapt analytical skills relevant to agribusiness management

What are my options at Cleveland State Community College?

Cleveland State Community College Program Options:

  • Two year transfer degrees
  •  
  • Associate of Science in Agribusiness (TTP)
  • Associate of Science in Agriculture (TTP)

 Two year career degree

Associate of Applied Science in Agribusiness

 One year certificate

Agribusiness Certificate 

 


 

What is the cost?

  • State residents: $152 per credit hour
  • Out-of-State residents: $475 per credit hour
  • Registration fees vary but are applied to your tuition costs for summary. You can check the updated page for fees, tuition, and expenses.

What are my options to pay for this degree?

  • Apply for financial aid at www.FAFSA.gov
  • A student is encouraged to apply early for financial aid. He/she must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the FAFSA Renewal Application as soon as possible after October 1 to ensure that the Financial Aid Office receives the Institutional Student Information Record and other documents prior to the priority deadline. July 1st is the priority deadline for applying for the fall semester and December 1st for the spring semester.

Program Schedule


Fall Semester

AGRI 1020

Introduction to Animal Science

3

BIOL 1110

General Biology I

4

ENGL 1010

English Composition I

3

GEN 1010

First Year Seminar

3

HUM 2230

Ethics

3


  • Fall Semester Milestones
  •  
  • FINANCIAL AID ALERT-If you plan to receive aid, the priority deadline to apply or renew your FAFSA and submit any requested documentation is July 1. Please consult a financial aid specialist and the business office prior to the start of classes to check on fees/expenses and to ensure that you are in good standing.
  •  
  • Work with your advisor to discuss spring registration. Remember, advising is key to success!

Spring Semester

AGRI 1010

Introduction to Agriculture Business

3

CHEM 1110

General Chemistry I

4

ENGL 1020

English Composition II

3

SPCH 1010

Fundamentals of Speech

3

ART 1030

or

MUS 1030

Art Appreciation

or

Music Appreciation

3


  • Spring Semester Milestones

    Successful completion of ACCT 1010 required for progression to ACCT 1020. A grade of C or higher is required.

  • Successful completion of learning support required or two years of high school algebra for MATH 1530
  •  
  • FINANCIAL AID ALERT-Please consult a financial aid specialist and the business office prior to the start of classes to check on fees/expenses and to ensure that you are in good standing. If this is your first term of enrollment and you plan to receive aid, the priority deadline to apply or renew your FAFSA and submit any requested documentation is December 1.
  •  
  • Work with your advisor to discuss fall registration. If transferring on to a four year university, discuss programs with advisor and begin the process to select bachelor program.  Remember, advising is key to success!

Fall Semester

AGRI 1030

Introduction to Plant Science

3

ECON 2010

Macroeconomics

3

MATH 1530

Introductory Statistics

3

HIST 1110

or

HIST 2010 

World Civilization

or

American History

3

CPE 1010

or

BUSN 1305

Cooperative Education I

or

Introduction to Business

3


  • Fall Semester Milestones
  •  
  • FINANCIAL AID ALERT-If you plan to receive aid, the priority deadline to apply or renew your FAFSA and submit any requested documentation is July 1. Please consult a financial aid specialist and the business office prior to the start of classes to check on fees/expenses and to ensure that you are in good standing.
  •  
  • Work with your advisor to discuss spring registration. Remember, advising is key to success!

Spring Semester

ECON 2020

Microeconomics

3

MATH 1830

Basic Calculus

3

HIST 1120

or

HIST 2020

World Civilization II

or

American History II

3

ENGL 2110

Early American Literature

3

AGRI 1300

Issues in Agriculture and Natural Resources

3

  • Spring Semester Milestones
  •  
  • FINANCIAL ALERT-Please consult a financial aid specialist and the business office prior to the start of classes to check on fees/expenses and to ensure that you are in good standing.
  •  
  • Congratulations!  After you complete this semester’s courses and maintain an overall 2.0 GPA, you will be a Cleveland State graduate.
  •  
  • Apply to graduate by completing the online Intent to Graduate form under the Graduation Tab within Registration Tools & Forms on Cougarnet.
  •  
  • Complete required graduate exit exam in the Testing Center. Schedule to take your exam by going to mycs.cc/testing.

What is Agribusiness A.A.S.?

The Associate of Applied Science in Business with an Agribusiness Concentration is designed to prepare students with a fundamental knowledge of the agriculture industry and practical agriculture business management. Students will get a strong, big-picture sense of how business works, learn the ins and outs of agricultural practices and discover how the two work together.  Just as important as classroom work is the opportunity to participate in internships through this program.  This A.A.S. degree is not specifically intended for transfer but is designed as an option for a student wishing to enter the workforce immediately upon completion of their two year degree.

 

What will I learn?

  • Improve students’ understanding and appreciation of broader issues relevant to agribusiness
  • Evaluate and communicate agribusiness information effectively.
  • Develop effective leadership and management skills in the agribusiness field
  • Apply an understanding of ethical, socially responsible, and sustainable behavior
  • Adapt analytical skills relevant to agribusiness management

What are my options at Cleveland State Community College?

Cleveland State Community College Program Options:

  • Associate of Science, Agriculture (TTP)
    • Two-year transfer degree
  • Associate of Science, Agribusiness (TTP)
    • Two-year transfer degree
    •  
  • Associate of Applied Science in Business, Agribusiness Concentration
    • Two-year career degree
    •  
  • Agribusiness Certificate 
    • One-year certificate

 

 

  •  

What is the cost?

  • State residents: $152 per credit hour
  • Out-of-State residents: $475 per credit hour
  • Registration fees vary but are applied to your tuition costs for summary. You can check the updated page for fees, tuition, and expenses.

What are my options to pay for this degree?

  • Apply for financial aid at www.FAFSA.gov
  • A student is encouraged to apply early for financial aid. He/she must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the FAFSA Renewal Application as soon as possible after October 1 to ensure that the Financial Aid Office receives the Institutional Student Information Record and other documents prior to the priority deadline. July 1st is the priority deadline for applying for the fall semester and December 1st for the spring semester.

Program Schedule


Fall Semester

AGRI 1010

Introduction to Agribusiness

3

AGRI 1020

Intro to Animal Science

3

ENGL 1010

English Composition I

3

INFS 1010

Computer Applications

3

GEN 1010

First Year Seminar

3


Fall Semester Milestones

  • Complete any learning support required in order to register for ENGL 1010 and MATH 1530.
  •  
  • Successful completion of learning support required or two years of high school algebra for next semester’s MATH 1530.
  •  
  • FINANCIAL AID ALERT-If you plan to receive aid, the priority deadline to apply or renew your FAFSA and submit any requested documentation is July 1. Please consult a financial aid specialist and the business office prior to the start of classes to check on fees/expenses and to ensure that you are in good standing.
  •  
  • Work with your advisor to discuss spring registration. Remember, advising is key to success!

Spring Semester

AGRI 1300

Agriculture & Natural Resources

3

AGRI 1030

Intro to Plant Science

3

ENGL 1020

English Composition II

3

BUSN 1305

Introduction to Business

3

MATH 1530

Introductory Statistics

3


Spring Semester Milestones

  • FINANCIAL AID ALERT-Please consult a financial aid specialist and the business office prior to the start of classes to check on fees/expenses and to ensure that you are in good standing. If this is your first term of enrollment and you plan to receive aid, the priority deadline to apply or renew your FAFSA and submit any requested documentation is December 1.
  •  
  • Work with your advisor to discuss fall registration. Remember, advising is key to success!

Fall Semester

BUSN 2380

Principles of Marketing

3

ECON 2010

Macroeconomics

3

ACCT 1010

Principles of Accounting I

3

HUM 2230

Ethics

3

AGRI or AGRM

Agriculture or Agribusiness Elective (TBD)

3

CPE 2100

Co-op/Internship Experience

2


Fall Semester Milestones

  • Successful completion of ACCT 1010 required for progression to ACCT 1020. A grade of C or higher is required.
  •  
  • FINANCIAL AID ALERT-If you plan to receive aid, the priority deadline to apply or renew your FAFSA and submit any requested documentation is July 1. Please consult a financial aid specialist and the business office prior to the start of classes to check on fees/expenses and to ensure that you are in good standing.
  •  
  • Work with your advisor to discuss spring registration. Remember, advising is key to success!

Spring Semester

ECON 2020

Microeconomics

3

BUSN 2370

Legal Environment of Business

3

ACCT 1020

Principles of Accounting II

3

SPCH 1010

Fundamentals of Speech

3

CPE 2200

Co-op/Internship Experience II

2


Spring Semester Milestones

  • FINANCIAL AID ALERT-Please consult a financial aid specialist and the business office prior to the start of classes to check on fees/expenses and to ensure that you are in good standing.
  •  
  • Congratulations!  After you complete this semester’s courses and maintain an overall 2.0 GPA, you will be a Cleveland State graduate.
  •  
  • Apply to graduate by completing the online Intent to Graduate form under the Graduation Tab within Registration Tools & Forms on Cougarnet.
  •  
  • Complete required program test and exit exam in the Testing Center. Schedule to take your exams by going to mycs.cc/testing.

What is Agribusiness Certificate?

The Agribusiness Certificate is designed to prepare students with a fundamental knowledge of the agriculture industry and practical agriculture management.  This certificate is embedded in the A.A.S. Degree in Business, Agribusiness Concentration.  For students who wish to continue on to complete the A.A.S., all courses taken in this certificate will apply.

 

 

What will I learn?

  • Improve students’ understanding and appreciation of broader issues relevant to agribusiness
  • Evaluate and communicate agribusiness information effectively.
  • Develop effective leadership and management skills in the agribusiness field
  • Apply an understanding of ethical, socially responsible, and sustainable behavior
  • Adapt analytical skills relevant to agribusiness management

What are my options at Cleveland State Community College?

Cleveland State Community College Program Options:

  • Associate of Science, Agriculture (TTP)
    • Two-year transfer degree
  • Associate of Science, Agribusiness (TTP)
    • Two-year transfer degree
    •  
  • Associate of Applied Science in Business, Agribusiness Concentration
    • Two-year career degree
    •  
  • Agribusiness Certificate 
    • One-year certificate

What is the cost?

  • State residents: $152 per credit hour
  • Out-of-State residents: $475 per credit hour
  • Registration fees vary but are applied to your tuition costs for summary. You can check the updated page for fees, tuition, and expenses.

What are my options to pay for this degree?

  • Apply for financial aid at www.FAFSA.gov
  • A student is encouraged to apply early for financial aid. He/she must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the FAFSA Renewal Application as soon as possible after October 1 to ensure that the Financial Aid Office receives the Institutional Student Information Record and other documents prior to the priority deadline. July 1st is the priority deadline for applying for the fall semester and December 1st for the spring semester.

Program Schedule


Fall Semester

AGRI 1010

Introduction to Agribusiness

3

AGRI 1020

Intro to Animal Science

3

BUSN 2380

Principles of Marketing

3

CPE 2100

Co-op/Internship Experience I

2


Fall Semester Milestones

  • FINANCIAL AID ALERT-If you plan to receive aid, the priority deadline to apply or renew your FAFSA and submit any requested documentation is July 1. Please consult a financial aid specialist and the business office prior to the start of classes to check on fees/expenses and to ensure that you are in good standing.
  •  
  • Work with your advisor to discuss spring registration. Remember, advising is key to success!

Spring Semester

AGRI 1300

Agriculture & Natural Resources

3

AGRI 1030

Intro to Plant Science

3

INFS 1010

Computer Applications

3

CPE 2200

Co-op/Internship Experience II

2


Spring Semester Milestones

  • FINANCIAL AID ALERT-Please consult a financial aid specialist and the business office prior to the start of classes to check on fees/expenses and to ensure that you are in good standing. If this is your first term of enrollment and you plan to receive aid, the priority deadline to apply or renew your FAFSA and submit any requested documentation is December 1.
  •  
  • Congratulations!  After you complete this semester’s courses and maintain an overall 2.0 GPA, you will complete your one year certificate.
  •  
  • Apply to graduate with your certificate by completing the online Intent to Graduate form under the Graduation Tab within Registration Tools & Forms on Cougarnet.
  •  
  • Work with your advisor to discuss the possibility of continuing on to complete your A.A.S. Degree in Business, Agribusiness Concentration.




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