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Agribusiness Management Major Map

Campus: West Virginia University / Morgantown
College/School: Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design
Pathways: Business and Communications, Agriculture and Natural Sciences

Interested in turning your passion into profit? This program allows you to combine the breadth of business with the depth of an area that interests you.

Academics

Fall
  • ARE 150 Introductory Agricultural and Agribusiness Economics Exclamation Point
    3
  • ENGL 101 Introduction to Composition and Rhetoric Exclamation Point
    3
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
  • General Education Foundations Course
    4
  • WVUE 191 First Year Seminar
    1
14
Spring
  • STAT 111 Understanding Statistics Exclamation Point
    3
  • AGEE 110 Microcomputer Applications in Agricultural Education
    3
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
  • Free Elective
    3
15
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This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Participate in Adventure WV's Sophomore Outdoor Adventure Re-orientation (SOAR) program
  • International students: Meet one-on-one with an immigration adviser
  • Join The Daily Athenaeum or WWVU-FM staff to learn how to publish a newspaper, write articles, create radio shows, and report news and sports
  • Find people from class/es who live in your residence hall and review class with them
  • New international students: Find a mentor who is an upperclassman

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your first year you should:

  • Attend WVUp All Night
  • Consult Student Legal Services for advice on what to look for in an off-campus housing contract
  • Attend Monday Night Lights
  • International students: Participate in international social events
  • Attend a football game

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your first year you should:

  • Get involved in the Student Government Association
  • Join a student organization
  • Make a friend from another country
  • Attend the Festival of Ideas
  • Explore community service opportunities in student organizations

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your first year you should:

  • Climb at the SRC climbing wall
  • Make a healthy smoothie with the Student Wellness Ambassador Team
  • Join the Student Wellness Ambassador Team (SWAT)
  • Download a chillPACK at well.wvu.edu
  • Become a leadWELL Mentor

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your first year you should:

  • Attend a resume writing class
  • Submit your resume to Career Services
  • Get a job on campus at the residence hall desk or a dining hall
  • Attend a career fair
  • Take a writing or communications class

Academics

Fall
  • ARE 110 Agribusiness Accounting Exclamation Point
    3
  • ARE 204 Agribusiness Management Exclamation Point
    3
  • ENGL 102 Composition, Rhetoric, and Research Exclamation Point
    3
  • Restricted Elective
    3
  • Free Elective
    3
15
Spring
  • ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics Exclamation Point
    3
  • Restricted Elective
    3
  • Restricted Elective
    3
  • Free Elective
    3
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
15
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This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Complete the Campus Read
  • Get a Success Coach from Student Life Office of Student Success or in your college
  • Earn a 4.0 in at least one semester
  • Earn at least 15 credits per semester
  • Attend dinner presentations at the Faculty Dinner Series

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your second year you should:

  • Attend a football game
  • Attend WVUp All Night
  • International students: Participate in international social events
  • Visit the Outdoor Education Center and participate in a Challenge Course or Canopy Tour
  • Attend a Sophomore/Junior Year Experience trip or event

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your second year you should:

  • Develop fundraising skills in a student organization
  • Participate in an Adventure WV international adventure
  • Participate in the Friends of International Students Program
  • Study Abroad (complete one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Participate in leadership development opportunities in Greek Life

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your second year you should:

  • Become a leadWELL Mentor
  • Take a fitness class at the Rec Center
  • Participate in liveWELL programs
  • Stay active with moveWELL, the Student Rec Center and Outdoor Rec Center
  • Make your own decisions about drinking and do the WELLWVU CHOICES toolkit program

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your second year you should:

  • Meet with a career professional to make sure you are on track professionally
  • Become a student-leader in at least one organization
  • Study Abroad (complete one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Join a club sport team
  • Internship (complete one major experience outside the classroom)

Academics

Fall
  • ARE 360 Current Issues In Agriculture
    3
  • ARE 382 Agricultural and Natural Resources Law
    3
  • ARE 494 Seminar
    1-3
  • Restricted Elective
    3
  • Restricted Elective
    3
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
16
Spring
  • ARE 431 Marketing Agricultural Products
    3
  • ARE 461 Agribusiness Finance
    3
  • ARE 482 Enterprise Operation Law
    3
  • Restricted Elective
    3
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
  • Free Elective
    1
16
Summer
  • ARE 491 Professional Field Experience
    1-18
1
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This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Earn at least 15 credits per semester
  • Attend a SORTS (Students On the Road To Success) seminar
  • Engage in undergraduate research
  • Check all of your degree requirements
  • Go talk to a faculty member in your department about graduate school or career options

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your third year you should:

  • Attend a professional performance at the CAC
  • Attend WVUp All Night
  • Attend a student or faculty performance at the Creative Arts Center
  • Attend Spring Family Weekend with your family
  • Attend a Ring Day ceremony (where you will receive your WVU class ring)

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your third year you should:

  • Reach out and volunteer in the Morgantown community
  • Study Abroad (complete one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Create a culture of well-being with a WELLWVU academic internship
  • Participate in leadership development opportunities in Greek Life
  • Post a picture of you in another country in WVU gear

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your third year you should:

  • Become a Student Wellness Ambassador Leader
  • Complete a WELLGO calendar (wellgo.wvu.edu)
  • Become a leadWELL Mentor
  • Join an intramural team
  • Become an Alcohol Literacy trainer and educate peers about the real effects of drinking alcohol

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your third year you should:

  • Consider graduate or professional school
  • Attend a career fair
  • Sign up for an internship interview
  • Attend the Sophomore/Junior Fair during your fall semester to explore studying abroad, internships, career choices and more
  • Become a leader in your club sport team

Academics

Fall
  • ARE 421 Rural Enterprise Development
    4
  • Restricted Elective
    3
  • Restricted Elective
    3
  • Free Elective
    3
13
Spring
  • ARE 484 Agribusiness Strategic Management
    3
  • Restricted Elective
    3
  • Restricted Elective
    3
  • Free Elective
    4
13
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This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Check all of your degree requirements
  • Sign up for graduation
  • Complete the Campus Read
  • Earn at least 15 credits per semester
  • Attend a SORTS (Students On the Road To Success) seminar

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your fourth year you should:

  • Attend Fall Family Weekend with your family
  • Attend a football game
  • Register with the WVU Alumni Association
  • Attend the Mountaineer Send-Off
  • Attend a professional performance at the CAC

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your fourth year you should:

  • Join a student organization
  • Create a culture of well-being with a WELLWVU academic internship
  • Participate in leadership development opportunities in Greek Life
  • Participate in an alternative spring break
  • Participate in a fraternity and sorority accreditation program

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your fourth year you should:

  • Exercise daily
  • Join an intramural team
  • Become a Student Wellness Ambassador Leader
  • Use exercise for mental well-being in Movement for Mental Health
  • Become a level 3 Bystander Trainer

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your fourth year you should:

  • Participate in a practice job interview session
  • Submit your resume to Career Services
  • Become a student-leader in at least one organization
  • Sign up for an interview
  • International students: Explore optional practical training (12 to 29 months work experience in the U.S.)

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