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What will I learn?

An Associate’s degree in Agribusiness can lead to management opportunities in food production, finance, or in the supply or equipment manufacturing industry. You might work as a sales representative, real estate agent, commodity merchandiser or farm manager. There are also more opportunities in the new biofuels industry which has a growing presence in our region of the country.

When you major in Agribusiness, you will have the opportunity to learn the principles of agriculture economics, crop and soil management, marketing of agricultural products and futures markets, just to name a few. You may also want to participate in our Ag Ambassadors program, a student organization that provides excellent team and leadership learning experiences.

Your degree in Agribusiness can lead to a career in:

  • Agricultural Production
  • Business
  • Commodities Trading
  • Farm Management
  • Finance
  • Government
  • Produce Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management

Program Information

Transfer to a four-year institution, operate the family farm/ranch or enter a career in industry. More than 40 agriculture courses covering all disciplines allow students to focus on their area of interest. Butler has a state-of-the-art Agricultural Department complete with modern classroom technology, working labs and hands on learning. Butler’s Agriculture instructors are nationally recognized.

Which department am I in?

Division of Career and Technical Education

Study options

Full Time (63-69 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$5,328.00 per year
USD $222 per credit hour
Application deadline

Expected November 2021

Start date

Expected January, May, August 2022

Venue

McConnell Campus

EL DORADO,

Kansas,

67042, United States

Full Time (63-69 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$5,328.00 per year
USD $222 per credit hour
Application deadline

Expected November 2021

Start date

Expected January, May, August 2022

Venue

Butler Community College

El Dorado Campus,

901 South Haverhill Road,

EL DORADO,

Kansas,

67042, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

International students must have graduated from the equivalent of a U.S. high school (12 years of education).

For international students

International students must have graduated from the equivalent of a U.S. high school (12 years of education). If English is not an official language of your country or your English grade is below a “C” average, you will need to submit a document to meet our English proficiency requirement. This can be done through one of the following:

  • A minimum TOEFL Test of English as a Foreign Language score of 500 or above on the written test, 173 on the computer-based test, or 61 on the internet test is required. The TOEFL institutional code for Butler is 6191.
  • Completion of the Advanced II level or higher at Wichita State University’s Intensive English Language Center. Students must have grades of C or better in all classes.
  • Academic credit of 12 hours or more from a U.S college or university or one year from a U.S. high school with a minimum 2.0 grade point average.
  • The IELTS International English Language Testing System test is also acceptable as an alternative to TOEFL. An overall score of 5.0 is required for admission.
  • A minimum Pearson Test of English (PTE) score of 50.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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