Agriculture Business

Associate in Science for Transfer

The Associate in Science in Agriculture Business for Transfer is intended for students who plan to complete a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Business at a CSU campus. Students completing this degree are guaranteed admission to the CSU system with junior status, but not to a particular campus or major. Students transferring to a CSU campus that does accept this degree will be required to complete no more than 60 units after transfer to earn a bachelor’s degree. 

The Associate in Science in Agriculture Business for Transfer degree requirements (as stated in SB1440 law) requires students to complete the following:

  • a minimum of 18 semester in the major or area of emphasis as determined by the community college district.
  • 60 semester CSU transferable units
  • California State University General Education-Breadth (CSU GE-Breadth) pattern of 39 units; OR the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern of 37 units.
  • Obtainment of a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0.
  • Earn a grade of “C” or better in all courses required for the major or area of emphasis.

Students should consult with a counselor for more information on university admission and transfer requirements.

Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
  1. Students will be competent with evaluation of agricultural data, draw reasonable conclusions, recognize the environmental implications of these conclusions, and apply these conclusions to examples used in industry.
  2. Students will critically evaluate, and apply scientific knowledge into working skills applied in the Agriculture field.
Program Requirements:

Required Courses
Course Block Units: (22 Required)
AG4 Introduction to Agricultural Business 3
AG5 Agriculture Economics 3
AG6 Agricultural Sales and Communication 3
AG11 Agricultural Accounting 3
AG12 Computers in Agriculture 3
ECON1A Elementary Economics-Macro 3
STAT1 Introduction To Statistical Methods 4
Select one Life Science Course
Course Block Units: (4 Required)
AG45L  or Principles of Animal Science 4
  PLSCI20L Principles of Plant Science 4
Select one Physical Science Course
Course Block Units: (4 - 5 Required)
CHEM2A  or Introductory Chemistry 5
  PLSCI22L Introduction To Soils 4
Total: 30.00 - 31.00