4 years

Starting Date

August, January

Tuition Fee

$ 376 per credit


Brookings, United States

About the program

Specific positions are determined in part by students’ academic coursework, internships, work experiences, and extracurricular involvement.

Often students seek this major because of a career goal to own or operate a farm or ranch. Additionally, students frequently select this major to explore their interest in agriculture.

This Agricultural Business program at South Dakota State University will be a good fit if you:

  • Enjoy working in production agriculture.
  • Want flexibility in your education.
  • Seek broad understanding of various aspects of agriculture with the opportunity to complete multiple academic minors.
  • Want to work outdoors; enjoy hands-on active learning.
  • Have an interest in science in the agriculture industry; want to explore different career paths.

Career Opportunities

  • Production Agriculture (Farmer/Rancher)
  • Agricultural Sales
  • Agronomist
  • Farm Manager
  • Entrepreneur

Courses Included

  • Farm and Ranch Management
  • Introduction to Animal Science and Lab
  • Introduction to Dairy Science and Lab
  • Crop Production and Lab
  • Soils and Lab
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Introduction to Statistics

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