BABA General Studies Specialization: Agricultural Operations Management

The Agricultural Operations Management (AOM) area of specialization incorporates today’s emerging technology with business principles to improve the environment, agriculture production, technical sales and the safety and efficiency of facilities and operations. Graduates with agricultural expertise and business savvy are highly valued by employers and can successfully explore careers in a wide variety of commercial business operations, from managing environmental systems to construction management to aquaculture to technical sales. For career information visit the UF Career Connections Center.


Students are required to have a minimum of four classes totaling 12 hours from any of the 3000-4000 level courses listed below and maintain a minimum 2.0 area of specialization GPA. Be sure to check course prerequisite requirements. Visit the Undergraduate Catalog Courses page to find more details for each course.

  • ALS 3133 Agricultural and Environmental Quality
  • ALS 4210 Controlled Environment Plant Production
  • AOM 3220 Agricultural Construction and Maintenance
  • AOM 3333 Pesticide Application Techniques
  • AOM 3732 Agricultural Water Management
  • AOM 3734 Irrigation Principles and Practices in Florida
  • AOM 4062 Principles of Food Engineering
  • AOM 4314C Power and Machinery Management
  • AOM 4434 Precision Agriculture
  • AOM 4444C Electrical Power and Instrumentation for Agricultural Operations
  • AOM 4455 Management Agricultural Operation and System
  • AOM 4642 Environmental Systems for Agricultural Structures
  • AOM 4643 Environmental Hydrology: Principles and Issues
  • AOM 4060 Agri-food Systems Innovation
  • AOM 4521 Introduction to Biofuels

Contact Information

You are always welcome to meet with an advisor in the Heavener School of Business, however, advising specifically related to Agricultural Operations Management is available through the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering in the College of Agricultural & Life Sciences. For registration, scheduling, and area-specific questions, please contact:

Dr. Adam Watson
113 Frazier Rogers Hall

Minor Option

A minor is not available in this area of specialization.