A.BUS - Transfer Degree

Students preparing for transfer to a four-year college of agriculture will find the necessary required courses in agriculture, science, mathematics, and related subject areas available to them and will be advised by the agriculture faculty. This program articulates with the B.S. in Commerce offered by The University of Arizona, Tucson and Yuma campus.

Program Purpose

Graduates will demonstrate (1) basic knowledge in agricultural business that will prepare them for transfer to the university and (2) critical thinking skills in AWC?s General Education focus areas.

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply the economic relationships of cost and input-output to agriculture.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the various methods of monitoring the financial aspects of an agricultural business.
  • Demonstrate the skills required in diagnosing farm business problems.
  • Identify and discuss germination, emergence, growth, and reproduction of important economic species; and how these plant processes are influenced by the environment, such as soil-water-plant relations.
  • Correlate soil properties with plant growth and make recommendations regarding nutrient availability, crop water requirements and basic soil management.

Program Map

Recommended Program Map / Program Requirements

The recommended plan below meets the requirements to complete this program.  For official requirements, visit the AWC Catalog. If the recommended classes listed below don’t fit your schedule or interests, you can take alternate classes. 

To get started on your personalized Academic Plan, visit the Academic Planning page or schedule an appointment to meet with an advisor.

First Semester: Fall

Course Course Title Credits Area
BIO 181 General Biology I/GE 4 GE - Physical/Biological Science
ENG 101 or ENG 107 Freshman Composition/GE  3 GE - Composition
MAT 215 Math Analysis for Business 4 Major Requirement
PLS 100 Plant Science/GE 4 GE - Physical/Biological Science
SPC 110 Speech Communications/GE 3 GE - Additional Courses

Second Semester: Spring

Course Course Title Credits Area
ACC 211 Financial Accounting 3 Major Requirement
AGS 296 Agriculture Internship (recommended) 1 Elective
ECN 250 Microeconomics/GE 3 Major Requirement
ENG 102 or ENG 108 Freshman Composition/GE 3 GE - Composition
PLS 211 Soils/GE (recommended) 4 Elective
GEO 105 World Regional Geography/GE 3 GE - Social/Behavioral Science

Third Semester: Fall

Course Course Title Credits Area
ACC 212 Managerial Accounting 3 Major Requirement
AGB 230 Agriculture Business 3 Departmental Requirement
BUA 220 Legal Environment of Business (recommended) 3 Major Requirement
ENG 281 Introduction to Film Studies/GE (recommended) 3 GE - Arts
MAT 212 Brief Calculus 3 GE- Math

Fourth Semester: Spring

Course Course Title Credits Area
CIS 105 Introduction to Business Information Systems/GE 3 GE - Additional Courses
ECN 240 Macroeconomics/GE 3 Major Requirement
AGS 101 Agriculture: Solving the Problems of the World/GE 3 GE - Humanities
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology/GE 3 GE - Social/Behavioral Science
QBA 211 Quantitative Analysis 3 Major Requirement
Open the program map above to view the recommended classes to complete the program. You can also print the program map using the button above.

Transfer Information

Arizona State University  BA, BS See program options None
University of Arizona  BS See program options 2nd Semester Proficiency

Transfer Tools

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AZTransfer will provide you with more information and tools on how to transfer to ASU, NAU, and UofA.

Need help with transferring?  The AWC Transfer Services office can provide you with individualized help to explore degree pathways and specific university requirements.  Visit their website or schedule an appointment with a transfer specialist.