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Farm Management, BS


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About the Program

Farm Management prepares people for managing the home farm, professional farm management, or understanding the challenge of managing a farm. Emphasis is placed on production, finance, marketing, and management strategies.

Agricultural Economics Website

Farm Management Major Change (CODO) Requirements  

Degree Requirements


120 Credits Required

Departmental/Program Major Courses (28 credits)


Other Departmental /Program Course Requirements (75-76 credits)


  • ♦ (satisfies Science #1 for core)
  • ♦ (satisfies Science #2 for core)
  • (satisfies Quantitative Reasoning for core)
  • ♦ (satisfies Information Literacy for core)
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  • ♦ or
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  • Biological Science Selective - Credit Hours: 4.00
  • Biological Science Selective - Credit Hours: 4.00
  • Economics Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Farm Management Business Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Farm Management Business Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Farm Management Business Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Mathematics or Science Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Production Agriculture Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Production Agriculture Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Production Agriculture Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Human Cultures: Humanities Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00 (satisfies Human Cultures: Humanities for core)
  • Humanities or Social Science Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Humanities or Social Science Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Humanities or Social Science Selective (30000+ level) - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Science, Technology & Society Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00 (satisfies Science, Technology & Society for core)
  • Oral Communication Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00 (satisfies Oral Communication for core)
  • Written Communication Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00 - 4.00 (satisfies Written Communication for core)
  • Written or Oral Communications Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Written or Oral Communications Selective (20000+ level) - Credit Hours: 3.00

Additional Requirements


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Electives (16-17 credits)


  • Electives - Credit Hours: 17.00


College of Agriculture & University Level Requirements



University Core Requirements


For a complete listing of University Core Course Selectives, visit the Provost’s Website.
  • Human Cultures: Behavioral/Social Science (BSS)
  • Human Cultures: Humanities (HUM)
  • Information Literacy (IL)
  • Oral Communication (OC)
  • Quantitative Reasoning (QR)
  • Science #1 (SCI)
  • Science #2 (SCI)
  • Science, Technology, and Society (STS)
  • Written Communication (WC)

Prerequisite Information:


For current pre-requisites for courses, click here.


 

Program Requirements


14-15 Credits


Spring 1st Year


16 Credits


Fall 2nd Year


16 Credits


Spring 2nd Year


  • Biological Science Selective - Credit Hours: 4.00
  • Humanities or Social Science Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Written or Oral Communication Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00

16 Credits


Fall 3rd Year


15 Credits


Spring 3rd Year


  • Economics Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Farm Management Business Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Mathematics or Science Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Production Agriculture Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00

15 Credits


Fall 4th Year


14 Credits


Spring 4th Year


  • Farm Management Business Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Humanities or Social Science Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Electives - Credit Hours: 7.00-8.00

13-14 Credits


Notes


  • 2.0 GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree.
  • Consultation with an advisor may result in an altered plan customized for an individual student.

World Language Courses


World Language proficiency requirements vary by program. The following list is inclusive of all world languages PWL offers for credit; for acceptable languages and proficiency levels, see your advisor.

ASL-American Sign Language

ARAB-Arabic CHNS-Chinese FR-French
GER-German GREK-Greek (ancient) HEBR-Hebrew (Biblical) HEBR-Hebrew (modern)
ITAL-Italian JPNS-Japanese KOR-Korean LATN-Latin
PTGS-Portuguese RUSS-Russian SPAN-Spanish  

Critical Course


The ♦ course is considered critical.

In alignment with the Degree Map Guidance for Indiana’s Public Colleges and Universities, published by the Commission for Higher Education (pursuant to HEA 1348-2013), a Critical Course is identified as “one that a student must be able to pass to persist and succeed in a particular major.  Students who want to be nurses, for example, should know that they are expected to be proficient in courses like biology in order to be successful.  These would be identified by the institutions for each degree program”. 

Disclaimer


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