Agricultural Business, Bachelor of Science

Available: On Campus

The Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Business at Sam Houston State University provides the opportunity for students to develop an understanding of agriculture with emphasis in management, marketing, and service. The program includes courses in agribusiness management, policy, marketing, finance, business organizations, and other areas related to business and management. Students pair the agribusiness major with a minor to meet their educational and career goals or specialize with a concentration in ranch management or teaching certification.

Careers in Agricultural Business

  • Banking and Loan Specialist
  • Agribusiness Analyst
  • Real Estate Sales and Appraisal
  • Agribusiness Management
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Insurance Underwriter and Sales
  • Financial Advisor
  • Commodity Merchandiser
  • United States Department of Agriculture
  • Agricultural Science Teacher

Or continue your education with a graduate degree.

Student Groups

Students are encouraged to actively participate in professional extracurricular activities. Some of those sponsored by the department include Agribusiness Association, National Agri-Marketing Association, Delta Tau Alpha honor society, and Rodeo Club.

Program Breakdown

Brief breakdown of the type, or types, of degree(s) available, their length, available enrollment, and estimated cost.
Category Degree Summary
Length 120 Credit Hours
(139 hours with Teaching Certification)
Required Courses Bachelor of Science (BS)
BS with a Concentration in Ranch Management
BS with Teaching Certification
Enrollment Fall, Spring, Summer
Tuition/Costs Rates Per Semester

Undergraduate Application Deadlines

  • Fall: August 1
  • Spring: December 15
  • Summer: May 15