What will I learn?

The Agricultural Business degree from CSU Bakersfield is a home-grown opportunity to become a leader in the agricultural industry.

The Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Business is a '2+2' program that combines core upper division undergraduate courses in agricultural business at CSUB, with lower division agricultural science and agricultural business foundation courses completed at a community college. This degree enables students to enhance their foundation agricultural courses, completed at a community college, with upper division knowledge and skills so as to better prepare them for entry-level management positions in the agriculture and food sector.

Students learn the fundamentals of planning, organizing, marketing, financial management, and trade policy with an emphasis on California’s agriculture and natural resources.

Career Opportunities

Students learn the fundamentals of planning, organizing, marketing, financial management, and

trade policy with an emphasis on California’s agriculture and natural resources. The Bachelor of

Science in Agricultural Business prepares students for entry-level management positions in the

agriculture industry such as:

Agricultural Business Manager

• Operations Analyst

• Wholesale Distributors

• Farm Loan Officer

• Purchasing Agent

• Grain Merchandiser

• Agricultural Marketing Specialist

• Government Inspector

• Farm Equipment Sales/Service Rep

• Commodity Broker

• Financial Consultant

• Credit Loan Officer

• Agricultural Chemical Sales

• Dairy Plant Manager

• Farm Appraisal Specialist

• Farm Management Consultant

• Farm Manager or Farmer

• Landscape Contractor

The culminating experience for the major requires candidates to propose and carry out a project

that applies competencies developed within the major.

Which department am I in?

School of Business and Public Administration

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$17,032.00 per year
Start date

Expected January, August 2022

Venue

School of Business and Public Administration

9001 Stockdale Highway,

BAKERSFIELD,

California,

93311, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

Applicants must have High school graduate (with supporting transcripts); Minimum GPA 2.5 high school (4.0 scale, first time students).

Submission of one of the following: TOEFL: Minimum score of 61 ibt; IELTS Minimum 6.0 Band Score otherwise, 5.5 Band Score with 5.5 in each section.

Application deadline

The initial application filing periods for first-time freshmen applicants are as follows: Fall Semester: October 1st - November 30th of the previous year; Spring Semester: August 1st - 31st of the previous year.

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

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