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How did your education at Morrisville get you to where you are today?

"A Morrisville education will help you build contacts in business, and these contacts help to open doors along the way. The [Equine] program is hands on, and that is a trait that many people entering the workforce are missing."

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Major: Equine Science

School of Agriculture, Sustainability, Business and Entrepreneurship

Dean: Christopher L. Nyberg
Phone: (315) 684-6083
Email: nybergcl@morrisville.edu

Course Description

Agricultural Finance

Uses of credit including real estate, capital equipment, and annual operating needs. Long term, short term and lines of credit as means of meeting these needs. Sources of credit including PCA, FLB, FMHA, banks, and individuals. Security instruments such as first and second mortgages, collateral mortgages, liens and contracts. Repayment schedules including amortized loans, balloon payments, and refinancing and variable rate loans. Capital investment analysis with emphasis on net present value and yield on investment. Chattel and real estate appraisals including summation, depreciated replacement value, and capitalization methods. Other topics to include real estate taxation, income statements, balance sheets, cash flow budgets, and trend analysis. Semester project dealing with preparation of and application for farm financing. Computer applications as appropriate. Prerequisites: ESCI 215 or AGBS 210, Pre or Co-requisite: OFFT 110 3 credits (3 lecture hours), spring semester

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Admissions Requirements

This program is a ThinkPad University curriculum in which the use of laptop computers is integrated into courses.

Students admitted into this upper–division baccalaureate program must possess an associate in applied science (A.A.S.) or an associate in science (A.S.) in equine science, animal science or agricultural science with specialization in equine or animal science.

A minimum grade point average of 2.0 is required in addition to demonstrated competency in horsemanship skills by examination where applicable.