General Information: Agricultural Education
The Agricultural Education major is designed for students who desire to teach secondary school agricultural education or pursue agricultural education related careers such as educational specialist for the agricultural industry, organizations, training, and development or enter extension. This program provides the foundation courses for students to earn a degree along with the professional education courses that can lead to teaching credentials in School-based Agricultural Education. The discipline specific courses are paired with courses that prepare students to teach and work with a diverse student population in an agricultural setting. Courses include Curriculum Planning, Students with Special Needs, Pedagogy and Instructional Methods, Instructional Design, and Program Planning in Agricultural Science. The additional coursework for Agricultural Education majors is diverse. Students choose coursework from several areas including Animal Science, Plant and Soil Science, Agricultural Engineering, Forestry, Wildlife, and Agricultural Economics.