Agriculture - Agribusiness
The Agribusiness sequence includes courses in agriculture, agribusiness, economics and business. Graduates find career opportunities in sales, finance, grain and livestock marketing, farm management, food industry management and the commodity futures industry. Students graduating in this sequence with the combination of business, science and applied agriculture courses are sought after and valuable employees in the agricultural industry.
Point of Pride
Agribusiness is the department's largest major, with opportunities to take classes in the Department of Agriculture as well as across campus in the College of Business. Agribusiness students also participate in top-ranked registered student organizations such as National Agri-Marketing Association and Collegiate Farm Bureau.
Why study Agriculture - Agribusiness?
The Agribusiness sequence prepares students for professional careers in agribusiness marketing, management, and finance. Agribusinesses process and market food and fiber products, supply input to agricultural production, and manage agricultural production. The student who chooses to study Agribusiness will be taking courses related to agriculture, economics and finance, mathematics and other related business courses to provide necessary skills for the advancement in this field. Practical experience also is a plus.
Applying to Illinois State
Illinois State's preferred filing period for freshman students for the fall semester is September 1-November 15. Applying early is encouraged, as the University must limit enrollment due to space at the University and in specific majors/programs. Visit the Office of Admissions to apply today!