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Agribusiness Program

Contact

Matthew Quesnell

(208) 732-6403

mquesnell@csi.edu

Program Overview

The Agribusiness Program provides students with a great beginning to a rewarding career. Students in the AAS program can enter into a well-paying job after two years. 

Admission Requirements

There are specific requirements for enrollment in our career technical programs.  Students should be familiar with demands of a particular occupation and how that occupation matches with their individual career interests and goals. The specific requirements are established by the technical program.  A student who does not meet the established requirements for entrance into a program will have an opportunity to participate in the appropriate level courses to improve their skills for program consideration.  The program requirements and admission procedures can be obtained by contacting the program advisor.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Agribusiness program, a student will be able to: 

  1. Identify and apply at a basic level, economic and marketing principles and strategies used in farm and agribusiness applications.
  2. Research, evaluate, and interpret economic news and trends; and using economic theory, apply to agricultural business.
  3. Demonstrate a practical understanding of production agriculture and challenges impacting agricultural producers and agribusinesses.
  4. Use mathematical calculations in the analysis and decision-making process used in agribusiness management.
  5. Discuss agricultural, biological, and technical systems and their relationship to agribusiness decision-making.
  6. Explain economic drivers in the agricultural value chain including market drivers, cost drivers, government drivers, competitive drivers, and others.

Sample Career Opportunities

  • Farmers
  • Ranchers
  • Agricultural manager
  • First-line Supervisor of Farming

*Talk to an advisor for additional career choices.

Gainful Employment

The following majors are included in this program:

This information provided in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about Gainful Employment can be found at ifap.ed.gov/GainfulEmploymentInfo.