Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness
The Bachelor's Degree program in Agribusiness emphasizes the application of both business and economic principles to the issues confronting agribusiness firms. Students will have an opportunity to pursue a rigorous program of study in both agricultural sciences and business courses leading to a wide range of employment opportunities within agricultural related enterprises. The students are provided skills to examine domestic and global consumer interests and their impact on demand for food and agriculture products. Students will gain a basic foundation in business, marketing, finance, and accounting. They will specialize in marketing intelligence for agribusiness by supplementing coursework with market research that applies quantitative and qualitative research methods. Students will learn economic principles and strategies for both marketing and management of agribusiness by examining the efficient allocation of the country’s scarce resources and profit maximization for producers.
- Provide students with important and new knowledge required for careers in agribusiness.
- Prepare students for work in fields related to agribusiness or for advanced studies.
- Develop students' professional skills needed for careers in agribusiness.
- Develop students’ general skills and desired attitudes.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Develop knowledge and skills in the agribusiness sector.
- Communicate effectively in written and oral forms with diverse audiences.
- Apply economic theories, quantitative techniques, and research methods required for careers in agribusiness.
- Utilize business management tools in public and private sectors, as well as domestic and global settings.
- Demonstrate skills related to leadership and team work in agribusiness.
- Evaluate problems in agribusiness critically and ethically, and offer viable solutions, including business project feasibility studies, marketing and business plans.
- Analyze UAE, regional, and international agricultural trade and food sectors.
Required Credit Hours :
minimum 120 hours
General Education (Req. CH:39)
Cluster 1: Values to Live By - Islam (3.00 hours)
Cluster 2: Skills for Life - English Communication Skills (3.00 hours)
|ESPU106||Introduction to Academic English For Food & Agriculture||3.000|
Cluster 2: Skills for Life - Information Literacy (3.00 hours)
Cluster 3: The Human Community - Emirates Society (3.00 hours)
Cluster 3: The Human Community - Social and Behavioral Sciences (3.00 hours)
|AGRB210||Introduction to Agribusiness 2||3.000|
2 : Also counts towards the Major
Cluster 3: The Human Community - The Global Experience (3.00 hours)
|AGRB360||Global Agri-food Trade 3||3.000|
3 : Also counts towards the Major
Cluster 4: The Natural World - Mathematics (3.00 hours)
|MATH105||Calculus I 4||3.000|
4 : Also counts towards the Major
Cluster 4: The Natural World - Natural Sciences (6.00 hours)
|BIOC100||Basic Biology I||3.000|
|PHYS105||General Physics I 5||3.000|
5 : Also counts towards the Major
Cluster 5: Capstone Experience (4.00 hours)
|AGRB480||Senior Project 6||4.000|
6 : Also counts towards the Major
Free Electives (6.00 hours)