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B.S. Agricultural Economics: Agribusiness Emphasis

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College of Agricultural & Life Sciences

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Phone: (208) 885-7984

Mailing Address:
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2336
Moscow, ID 83844-2336

Building Business in Agriculture

Build practical business skills and explore topics in trade policy, marketing, finance, and communication as they relate to the agriculture and food industry to prepare for your role in leading production processes, managing operations, and developing marketing and sales strategies. Get hands-on experience with real-world projects, internships, and field trips. 

Fast Facts

  • Former Student Craig Marotz led McDonald’s expansion into China.
  • Assess an issue for a real-world client and present your findings.
  • Practice commodities training.
  • Intern with leading agribusiness and financial companies.
  • Join Agribusiness Club and meet leaders and potential employers.
  • Marketing Director
  • Production Manager
  • Business Owner
  • Sales or Purchasing Representative
  • Real Estate Appraiser
  • Financial Officer
  • Analyst


Potential salaries are based
upon national averages.
Job Placement


of graduates earn a job in their field after college.
Degree Roadmap

Course descriptions and up-to-date program requirements can be found in the UI General Catalog.

Degree Prep To prepare for courses required to earn a degree in Agribusiness, we recommend you:
  • participate in 4-H or FFA activities
  • help raise livestock
  • work for a farm or ranch
  • take math and science courses
  • have an interest in agricultural businesses
Lab Fees


Approximate lab fees for required courses.
Scholarships Over 400 scholarships are offered exclusively to College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) students based on GPA and other qualifications. Learn more.

You can find general need- and merit-based scholarships on the Financial Aid Office's scholarships page.
Financial Aid To find out about deadlines and eligibility requirements, please visit the University of Idaho Financial Aid Office.
Get Involved
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Hands-on Learning
  • Assist a real-world client 
  • Observe state policy-making 
  • Participate in agricultural commodities trading 
  • Secure internships in government or the private sector 
  • Study abroad
  • Farm Credit Services 
  • U.S. Congress 
  • Idaho Governor’s office 
  • Livestock Marketing Information Center
  • Agribusiness Club
  • Farm Bureau
  • Agricultural Student Affairs Council