Agribusiness

Photo of cows standing in a field

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 1010

Introduction to Agriculture Business

3

AGRI 1030

Introduction to Plant Science

4

ENGL 1010

English Composition I

3

GEN 1010

First Year Seminar

3

MATH 1530

Introductory Statistics

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 1020

Introduction to Animal Science

3

AGRI 1300

Issues in Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

4

ENGL 1020

English Composition II

3

ECON 2100

Principles of Macroeconomics

3

ART 2000

or

MUS 1030

Art History Survey I

or

Introduction to Music 

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
  •  

Cooperative Education and Service-Learning Experiences are great ways to gain hands-on experience in your career field and make sure your selected career is a good fit for you. These experiences are also great to share in future job interviews and resumes.  Email coopeducation@clevelandstatecc.edu for more information

  •  
  • 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.
  •  
  •  
  • Remember, advising is key to success!
  •  

Now is a good time to start talking with your advisor about your four-year college plans.  They can assist you with making the right course selections and the transfer process you will need to initiate as you also prepare to graduate from CSCC.


Fall Semester

BIOL 1110

General Biology I

4

ECON 2200

Principles of Microeconomics

3

COMM 2025

Fundamentals of Communication

3

HIST 2310

or

HIST 2010 

Early World History

or

Early United States HIstory

3

PHIL 1040 Introduction to 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!
  •  

Be sure to report your completed, approved Service-Learning hours at http://srvc.tbr.edu/ to be eligible for a Service-Learning Student Recognition Award at graduation. Need assistance? Email service_learning@clevelandstatecc.edu.

 


Spring Semester

AGRI 1050

or

CPED 2100

Soil Science

or

Co-op/Internship Experience

4

or

2

MATH 1830

Applied Calculus

3

HIST 2320

or

HIST 2020

Modern World History

or

Modern United States History

3

ENGL 2110

or

ENGL 2120

Early American Literature

or

Modern American Literature

3

CHEM 1110

General Chemistry I

4

  • 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.
  •  

Be sure to report your completed, approved Service-Learning hours at http://srvc.tbr.edu/ to be eligible for a Service-Learning Student Recognition Award at graduation. Need assistance? Email service_learning@clevelandstatecc.edu. 

 

  • 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 Agriculture Business

3

AGRI 1030

Intro to Plant Science

3

ENGL 1010

English Composition I

3

GEN 1010 First Year Seminar 3

MATH 1530

Introductory Statistics

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

Issues in Agriculture & Natural Resources

3

AGRI 1020

Intro to Animal Science

3

ENGL 1020

English Composition II

3

BUSN 1305

Introduction to Business

3

ECON 2100

Principles of Macroeconomics

3

INFS 1010

Computer Applications

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!
  •  

Cooperative Education and Service-Learning Experiences are great ways to gain hands-on experience in your career field and make sure your selected career is a good fit for you. These experiences are also great to share in future job interviews and resumes.  Email coopeducation@clevelandstatecc.edu for more information

 


Fall Semester

BUSN 2380

Principles of Marketing

3

ECON 2200

Principles of Microeconomics

3

ACCT 1010

Principles of Accounting I

3

COMM 2025

Fundamentals of Communications

3

CPED 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.
  •  

Be sure to report your completed, approved Service-Learning hours at http://srvc.tbr.edu/ to be eligible for a Service-Learning Student Recognition Award at graduation. Need assistance? Email service_learning@clevelandstatecc.edu

 

  • Work with your advisor to discuss spring registration. Remember, advising is key to success!

 


Spring Semester

ACCT 1020

Principles of Accounting II

3

AGRI 1050 Soil Science 4
BUSN 2370 Legal Environment of Business 3

CPED 2200

Co-op/Internship Experience II

2

PHIL 1040

Introduction to Ethics

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.
  •  

Be sure to report your completed, approved Service-Learning hours at http://srvc.tbr.edu/ to be eligible for a Service-Learning Student Recognition Award at graduation. Need assistance? Email service_learning@clevelandstatecc.edu

 

  • 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 1030

Intro to Plant Science

3

BUSN 2380

Principles of Marketing

3

CPED 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 1020

Intro to Animal Science

3

INFS 1010

Computer Applications

3

CPED 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.




Career Community Contact
Athens Center Email

agribusiness@clevelandstatecc.edu

Talk to Us

423.745.8486

Contact Cleveland State about Business

Subscribed

Partners & Initiatives

  • Cleveland Bradley Business Incubator
  • America's SBDC Tennesseey
  • Your Skills. Your Future.
  • OneSource
  • Cleveland State Sustainability Initiative
  • TBR The College System of Tennessee
  • TN eCampus
  • Tennessee Transfer Pathway