of Truman classes have fewer than 40 students
At Truman, you can earn a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Science with specialized study in agricultural business.
Courses of Special Interest for Agricultural Business Specialization
Practical Learning Activities
As a supplement to classroom and laboratory meetings, field trips are taken to distribution centers, processing and production businesses and other agriculture-related industries within agriculture. Frequent guest speakers from leading agricultural firms further ensure you gain practical, current knowledge. You may also take advantage of the work and research opportunities at the University Farm. In addition, students are strongly encouraged to do an internship at an off-campus site, such as an agribusiness or a governmental agency in the U.S. or abroad.
Here's a sample of some of the research agricultural economics and agribusiness students and faculty at Truman have worked on:
Internships are available at off-campus sites in research, agri-business, or with governmental agencies and are also available in other parts of the U.S. or abroad.
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Michael Seipel, Ph.D.
Professor and Department Chair
Department of Agricultural Science
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