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. Additionally, the agricultural education teaching option is popular among students.

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
Catalog Entry Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Length 120 Credit Hours
Enrollment Fall, Spring, Summer
Tuition/Costs Rates Per Semester

View the Agricultural Business brochure (.pdf).

Undergraduate Application Deadlines

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