The associate degree in agribusiness at Aims offers two unique degree tracks. One track is for students who plan to pursue a bachelor’s degree at a participating four-year public Colorado college. The other degree track is for students who plan to enter the workforce after completing the two-year agricultural business degree.
Associate of Agriculture Business (A.S.) Liberal Arts Degree With Designation
This coursework will prepare you to successfully transfer to a four-year participating Colorado school to complete your bachelor’s degree in agribusiness. Learn about the economic principles related to the food, fiber and natural resource sectors of the economy as well as food production and distribution for the world’s population. Study the foundational business, economic, finance, and marketing and communications principles related to agriculture businesses and gain hands-on experience in livestock, crops and soil. See requirements for the Aims liberal arts degrees, including agriculture business.
Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Agribusiness
This degree track focuses on foundational business, economic, finance, and marketing and communications principles related to agricultural businesses. It also explores world population dynamics and issues related to the food supply. You’ll gain general agricultural knowledge and skills in livestock and crops, precision agriculture and information technology while getting hands-on experience as an employee intern in the agribusiness industry.
In addition to general education requirements, choose from elective courses including soil fertility, crop production, agricultural mechanic skills, power mechanics, welding, feeds and feeding, livestock anatomy and physiology, and live animal and carcass evaluation.