Advising | LSU Department of Agricultural Economics & Agribusiness



If you are an undergraduate major or minor  in Agricultural Business and need in-person or online advising from the Undergraduate Advisors Mr. Ator, Dr. Biswas, or the Director of Undergraduate Studies Dr. Fannin, please send email requests to

You can also contact the advisors by phone to set up meeting appointments or walking up if an advisor has open-door advising hours.



Director of Undergraduate Studies   

Dr. Matt Fannin

Office: 130 Martin D. Woodin Hall

Phone: (225) 578-0346



 Undergraduate Advisor  

Mr. Don Ator

Office: 125 Martin D. Woodin Hall

Phone: (225) 578-2375


Trina Biswas

 Undergraduate Advisor  

Dr. Trina Biswas

Office: 111 Martin D. Woodin Hall

Phone: (225) 578-2759


Careers in Agricultural Business

Management Positions in Agribusiness, Food, & Fiber Firms
Commodity, Wholesale, & Retail Marketing
Finance & Banking
Real Estate
Government & the Public Sector
Production Agriculture
Natural Resource and Environmental Management
Policy and Economic Analysis
Post-Undergraduate Education (Graduate School, MBA Programs, Law School)

Curriculum for the B.S. in Agricultural Business

B.S. in Agricultural Business, No concentration

B.S. in Agricultural Business, Concentration Agribusiness Finance

B.S. in Agricultural Business, Concentration Food Industry Management

B.S. in Agricultural Business, Concentration International Business

B.S. in Agricultural Business, Concentration Rural Development

Program Requirements

Once you are an LSU student you need to meet the following requirements to pursue major in Agribusiness.

2.0 GPA in all courseworks (2.5 for transfer)

2.0 cumulative GPA in the courses counted towards degree requirements

Grade 'C' or better in ENGL 1001 and MATH 1021 or higher



The Comprehensive Academic Tracking System (CATS) is a great tool to track your progress each semester.



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FALL 2019 & SPRING 2020


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