Agricultural Systems Management (ASM) major in the College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources and administered by the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering. Ag Systems Management blends the study of physical systems principles, engineering technology, agricultural sciences, business management, and communications. The curriculum prepares men and women for careers in the broad field of agriculture and allied areas that involve the integration of technical and business knowledge.
Personal career objectives may be pursued by combining this major with a minor or specialization in such areas as Production Agriculture, Agribusiness, or Applied Technology. Interpretations of these specializations are as follows, respectively.
Agribusiness or Business Administration: students select elective courses in agribusiness, economics, business, and related areas to achieve career goals in agribusiness fields.
Production Agriculture: students select elective courses in agricultural sciences and supporting areas to achieve career goals in the technical and management aspects of production agriculture.