Applications for admission to the Department of Agricultural Economics are evaluated by the Assistant Department Head for Undergraduate Student Affairs and academic advisors. Students are notified of their offer of admission or denial into the Department of Agricultural Economics by the TAMU Office of Admissions. http://admissions.tamu.edu/Home
For specific information regarding the University’s minimum admissions criteria, refer to the Transfer Admissions portion of the current TAMU catalog at http://www.tamu.edu/admissions/catalogs/.
Agribusiness & Agricultural Economics Requirements In Addition to the University and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Minimum Requirements to be considered:
- Have completed at least 24 graded transferable hours with a cumulative GPA of at least a 2.75.
- Have completed MATH 140 or MATH 141 or MATH 166 (we will accept MATH 152 for this requirement.)
- Have completed MATH 142 (we will accept MATH 151 for this requirement.)
- Have completed at least 2 of the following 5 courses: AGEC 105, ECON 202, ECON 203, ACCT 229 or ACCT 230.
On the following subset of priority courses, your GPR on all classes attempted must be at least a 2.75. Completion of all listed courses is NOT required for admission, however the GPR on the listed courses must be a minimum of 2.75.
- ENGL 104 or ENGL 103
- COMM 203
- MATH 140 or MATH 141 or MATH 152 or MATH 166
- MATH 142 or MATH 151
- MGMT 211
- ACCT 229
- ACCT 230
- ECON 202
- ECON 203
- Excessive grades of D’s, F’s, Q’s, N/G’s, and/or W’s should be addressed in your essay. What have you done to correct this performance?
- As a transfer applicant you are required to complete Essay A as part of the application. Open the Essay A document and answer the following questions in your essay:
- Why do you want an Agribusiness/Agricultural Economics Degree?
- How will an Agribusiness/Agricultural Economics Degree help you meet your career goals?
- Explain any excessive grades of D’s, F’s, Q’s, N/G’s, and/or W’s, if necessary.
- MGMT 211 is NOT required for Agricultural Economics majors.
- The Transfer Admissions portion of the catalog states, “Some colleges consider second choice majors.” The Department of Agricultural Economics will ONLY consider second choice majors when the first choice major was in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. This means a student’s application will not be reviewed if the student’s first choice is in Liberal Arts, Mays Business School, etc.
- Students admitted into the Department of Agricultural Economics are required to enroll in AGEC 105 their first semester at TAMU if credit for the course has not already been received.
- Students admitted to the Department of Agricultural Economics are required to take courses that apply to the degree in which they were admitted.
- All courses, in which a student is enrolled, that do not apply to their degree will be dropped. (Student Rule 1.5.1)