As the premier resource of higher education in Burlington County, the College strives to meet the educational and workforce demands of the region.
The Office of Enrollment Services
The Office of Enrollment Services is designed to guide potential students through the stages of the enrollment process. The Office of Enrollment Services is dedicated to recruiting a diverse student population and providing prospective undergraduates with valuable information on BCC's many degree programs and certification options.
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Agricultural Business Technology Associate of Applied Science, (AAS.AGB)
This program prepares students for careers in a variety of businesses involved with the agricultural industry. Careers range from growing and marketing produce, livestock and field crops, to marketing products and providing services needed in farm production. The Agricultural Business Technology Program curriculum emphasizes effective management and business skills along with providing a solid background in soil science, plant protection, and plant propagation.
Graduates of the program will be able to:
Demonstrate a fundamental understanding of practical principles of marketing, management, economics and accounting as they pertain to agricultural business.
Identify major plant pests, including weed, insects and diseases, and recommend methods to control these plant pests based on environmental, social and legal considerations.
Identify plant nutrient deficiencies and recommend corrective measures based on environmental, social and legal considerations.
Demonstrate a fundamental understanding of crop production.
General Education Courses
Written & Oral Communications
Natural Science (BIO 103/104 required)
Social Science (ECO 203 required)
Arts & Humanities
Additional General Education Requirements
(Required any diversity course listed on page 39)
See General Education Requirements on page 43.
BIO 107 General Biology II
BIO 108 General Biology II Laboratory
ACC 112 Principles of Accounting I with Spreadsheets
CHE 107/108 Chemistry or CHE 115/116 General Chemistry I
AGR 120 Soil Science
AGR 130 Principles of Plant Protection
AGR 140 Agribusiness Management
AGR 150 Agribusiness Marketing
AGR 210 Greenhouse Management & Crop Production
AGR 220 Nursery Management
AGR 230 Vegetable & Crop Production
ECO 204 Principles of Macroeconomics
AGR 160, CHE 117/118* recommended
Total Required for Degree
*Recommended elective if transferring to a BA/BS program
Agricultural Sales Representative
Crop Production Manager
Integrated Pest Management Technician
Types of Employers:
State or U.S. Department of Agriculture
Agricultural equipment and sales companies
Agricultural chemical companies
Facilities departments of colleges, golf courses and commercial companies
Landscape and horticultural companies
Why study Agricultural Business Technology at Burlington County College?
Low cost opportunity
High quality educational experience
Prepatory courses available for students who need to strengthen math and science skills
Program equivalent to the first two years at four-year colleges and universities
Program provides practical laboratory and classroom experiences
Faculty members with professional experience, committed to excellence
Internship opportunities through the Burlington County College Foundation, including Pine Island Cranberry Farm, Lee Brothers Farm, the USDA and more