This double degree provides selected students with the opportunity to combine the practical career-orientated science of the agricultural sciences degree with the business and management skills of the Bachelor of Business. The course combines an agricultural science degree with a business degree, to provide a powerful set of skills for the multi-billion dollar a year agricultural and agribusiness industries. Students will take first year chemistry, biology and economics subjects, followed by subjects in the second and third year in soil management, animal nutrition, animal protection, plant pests and diseases, management, marketing, financial management and business economics. Electives are chosen from those available in the Bachelor of Business to extend interests in particular areas of business studies. An essential requirement of the agricultural science degree is twelve weeks of approved industry experience taken during vacations. Student exchange and overseas short programs offer a unique opportunity for a meaningful learning and educational experience abroad. La Trobe University encourages all students to make the world their campus by participating in an exchange or overseas short program that fits within your degree structure. Student exchange and overseas short programs may also be eligible for a mobility grant.