How about a career in business?
Majors and concentrations with business options include:
- Agricultural Business
- Agricultural Education, Communication and Technology
- Apparel Merchandising and Product Development
- Human Nutrition and Hospitality Innovation
- Food Science
- Horticulture, Landscape and Turf Sciences
- Poultry Science
The most likely major is Agricultural Business. Agriculture is 20% of the U.S. economy and 40% of agricultural jobs are in business. Most Agribusiness grads go on to careers in management, marketing and finance. Others continue their education in graduate school or law school.
Agribusiness concentrations are:
- Agribusiness Management: For food and agriculture businesses, including firms involved in food processing, commodity merchandising, and commodity storage and transportation.
- Agribusiness Marketing: For food and commodity marketing or sales.
- Agricultural Economics: For graduate school to obtain teaching or research position with a university or public agency, or to pursue a career in agribusiness or economics research and analysis.
- Pre-Law/AgLaw Program: For law school after completing baccalaureate degree or pursue a career in political advocacy or public policy. The graduate program in Agricultural Law at the U of A is the only such program in the United States that offers a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree in agricultural law.
Agribusiness Management and Marketing
- Business Management
- Farm Management
- Food Processing Management
- Inventory Analysis
- Livestock/Grain Marketing
- National/International Sales
- Price Risk Management
- Product Management
- Research & Quality Control
- Transportation Logistics
- Government/Non-Government Organizations
- Legal Assistant for Agribusiness Firms or Commodity Organizations
- Legislative Assistant
- Banking and Finance
- Commodity Markets
- Graduate Studies
- Higher Education
- Marketing & Policy Analysis
- Research and Quality Control