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Technology - Agribusiness Concentration (BS)

Bachelor of Science

About This Degree

Program Number

8006

Estimated Program Length

4 years

Location

Vincennes Campus

Contact

sbrocksmith@vinu.edu

812-888-5718

University Catalog

The Bachelor of Sciences in Technology with a Concentration in Agribusiness is a continuation of the Agribusiness A.S. Transfer Program, where students focus on the skills required for a carrier in Agr-Management.

Students will learn analytical and planning techniques for making business decisions centered around farm business applications as well as economic principles and management concepts such as budgeting, accounting, finance credit, investment analysis, business organization, risk, and taxes as related to practical problems of operating a farm business will be examined.

Students will also learn the fundamentals of the Chicago Board of Trade starting from the open outcry trading to the technical indicators. The program will give beginning future traders the understanding of how to get started. The program also introduces students to federal and state environmental laws and regulations and their common law foundations, which will give students an edge in the legalities of Agribusiness.

The ABT club is a Collegiate FFA and Collegiate Farm Bureau club. It meets every Tuesday for planning and camaraderie. This club is very active. We attend the National FFA convention and the National Young Farmer and Rancher Conference. We have fundraisers in order to be able to financially afford our activities. Our fundraisers have been selling Beef House Rolls, Marion Kay Spices, Christmas Wreaths, and Cow Paddy Bingo. We participate in several community service activities which include helping Salvation Army with its needs, helping a local church put out American Flags for Veteran’s Day and picking them up, and helping a local food bank.

The Agribusiness Technology Club’s activities included carving pumpkins, setting out flags for the Indiana Presbyterian Church for Veteran’s Day, and parades. The club’s members are Collegiate FFA and Collegiate Farm Bureau members. Members are able to attend the National Conventions of both organizations.

Agribusiness students are involved in many activities throughout their time at Vincennes University. They have the opportunity to get their Associates Degree and continue their attendance to get their Agribusiness Concentration, BS Technology degree. Many of the graduates will get jobs in fertilizer facilities, grain elevators, and seed dealerships, just to name a few.

Accreditation

The Technology - Agribusiness Program at Vincennes University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park , KS 66213
913-339-9356
www.acbsp.org

Career Outcomes

Employment Info