The Agricultural Systems Management major teaches students how to manage agricultural production and processing systems, including field production machinery, irrigation and drainage systems, processing equipment or commodity handling and storage facilities.
Possible Career Options
|Agricultural Specialist||Equipment Dealer/Manager|
|Farmstead Designer||Food Distributor|
|Grain Cooperative Manager||Grain Merchandiser|
|Production Manager||Seed Sales Manager|
Classes and Curriculum
Students will begin with fundamental courses in managing agricultural production (machinery, building materials, electrical systems, irrigation and drainage, and business management) and then focus on modern technology (metal fabrications, engine and power transmission, precision agriculture, fluid power, and agricultural safety) to enhance the skills needed to fill a wide range of positions.
|EMPLOYED**||GRAD SCHOOL||SEEKING EMPLOYMENT|
* Numbers are based on responses from graduates at six months post-graduation date.
** Average Salary: $53,000
The Agricultural Systems Management Club
The club allows students to develop leadership skills, creates a sense of community for students in the ASM major, and provides members with opportunities for personal and professional growth through networking with other students and members of industry for the purpose of education and career placement.
|Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering|
|Amy Jo Baughman|
|Coordinator of Prospective Student Services|