Minors

Agricultural Business Management Minor (ABM Minor)

The minor in Agricultural Business Management (ABM Minor) is offered to undergraduate majors in all departments except the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. The minor provides students an opportunity to learn basic business and economic principles that are useful in careers in agricultural and related industries.
Application Information
Students must contact the ARE Student Services Assistant, Kendall Del Rio, as early as possible, and prior to their final semester, to be entered into the ABM minor. Only this action will establish a degree audit for the minor. Contact information: Kendall Del Rio, khprice@ncsu.edu, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 3346 Nelson Hall, 919-515-7727.
To determine course requirements and eligibility for the ABM minor prior to adding it to their degree program, students may go to the Degree Audit section of their account in the MyPack Portal and under the “What If” option select the ABM minor. This option will only indicate course requirements and eligibility, and does not establish a degree audit for the minor. Students must contact the Student Services Assistant, Kendall Del Rio, to be entered into the system for this minor.
To obtain a minor in Agricultural Business Management the student must be currently enrolled in a major, other than the Agricultural Business Management major, at N.C. State University.
For questions about courses offered through the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) or about the Agricultural Business Minor you may contact Kendall Del Rio at 919-515-7727 or khprice@ncsu.edu. 

  • ABM Minor Requirements
  • See below for details on the Minor in Agricultural Business Management Through Online Distance Education Courses (Distance Education and On-Campus for Degree Seeking Student Only)

 

Overview – Agricultural Business Management Minor Online Through Distance Education Courses

Spring/Summer 2017 ARE Distance Education Schedule [PDF]

The ABM Minor is only available to students enrolled in a degree program (other than Agricultural Business Management) at North Carolina State University. Students who are not enrolled in a degree program at North Carolina State University (non-degree seeking students) may be eligible to apply for one of three distance education certificates offered through the Department of Agricultural Resource Economics: an Undergraduate –or– Post Baccalaureate Certificate or a 2-year Associate Certificate.

The following are links to information on this page:

  1. Testing Policy
  2. Application Information
  3. Important Notes about Distance Education Courses
  4. Courses
  5. Resources and Tools
    1. Distance Education Registration Information, Catalogs, and Programs
    2. Help – Distance Education Student Services
    3. Software and Tools

Testing Policy

All ARE online courses require in-person proctoring of exams. This policy requires students to arrange for proctoring of exams for each class with the assistance of DELTA Testing Services for 601 and 602 sections. Students enrolled in 301 (web-based) sections must work directly with their instructors to arrange for the proctoring of their examinations.



Application Information

Students must contact the ARE Student Services Assistant, Kendall Del Rio, as early as possible, and prior to their final semester, to be entered into the ABM minor. Only this action will establish a degree audit for the minor. Contact information: Kendall Del Rio, khprice@ncsu.edu, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 3346 Nelson Hall, 919-515-7727. Please also see the Testing Policy for 601 and 301 section courses before applying for this minor.

To determine course requirements and eligibility for the ABM minor prior to adding it to their degree program, students may go to the Degree Audit section of their account in the MyPack Portal and under the “What If” option select the ABM minor. This option will only indicate course requirements and eligibility, and does not establish a degree audit for the minor. Students must contact the Student Services Assistant, Kendall Del Rio, to be entered into the system for this minor.

To obtain a minor in Agricultural Business Management the student must be currently enrolled in a major, other than the Agricultural Business Management major, at N.C. State University.

For questions about courses offered through the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) or about the Agricultural Business Minor you may contact Kendall Del Rio at 919-515-7727 or khprice@ncsu.edu.


Notes About Distance Education Courses at N.C. State University

Please check the Course Catalog to see course descriptions and if these courses are offered during the fall or spring semesters, alternate years, or during summer sessions.

Also check the Distance Education @ NC State University programs and courses pages for the most up-to-date listing of programs and courses offered through distance education at N.C. State University.


Courses

Go to the Class Search page to check for the most up-to-date schedule for ARE distance education courses:https://www.acs.ncsu.edu/php/coursecat/.

Please note that not all of the courses required for the Agricultural Business minor are currently offered through Distance Education and some course are offered through other colleges and departments.

In addition to Introduction to Agricultural and Resource Economics, ARE 201, any other two courses listed on this page may be selected as part of the three required courses. All courses are three (3) credit hours unless otherwise indicated. Course descriptions for ARE courses are available at http://catalog.ncsu.edu/undergraduate/coursedescriptions/are/.

 

 


Resources and Tools

Distance Education Registration Information, Catalogs, and Programs
Help – Distance Education Student Services
Software and Tools