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Department of Agriculture

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Agricultural Economics

Agricultural Economics program equips students with business and analytical skills to solve problems in agriculture and related businesses and communities. This program helps students understand economic principles and public policy and how they are related to our everyday life.

Common career options for graduates of these programs are as a Sales Representative, Food Safety Inspector, Agricultural Commodity Trader, Statistician, Soil Conservationist, Human Resources Specialist, Loan Officer, Economist, Farm Credit Manager, Extension Agent, Marketing Specialist and Entrepreneur. The skills gained in these programs are also transferable to many industries other than agriculture.

For more information, view the Agricultural Economics curriculum.