BS Agricultural Systems Management (ASM)
The mission of the Agriculture Systems Management program is to provide a "learn by doing" undergraduate education that will prepare students for systems management practice in support of agriculture and related industries throughout the West.
Students receive broad agricultural training with a business and management emphasis in one of the following areas: plant production, livestock production, food and fiber processing, environmental information management, water/irrigation, and processing and manufacturing. Students have the opportunity to develop management expertise through interdisciplinary experiences in agriculture technology and business oriented coursework.
The objectives of the Agriculture Systems Management program are to produce graduates who:
- are successful in technical, business, or management positions within agricultural or related industries; and
- are "industry ready" to undertake technological, business, or management projects and make significant contributions from day one on the job; or
- are enrolled in an advanced degree program and are successful at graduate studies should they choose to pursue them.