2019-2020 Catalog 
    May 30, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog

Agricultural Education, Agricultural Studies track, B.S.

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The Agricultural Education major, Agricultural Studies track, is designed for students who desire to pursue education related careers such as educational specialists for industry, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies. Agricultural Education provides the foundation courses for students to earn a degree in agriculture along with the professional education courses preparing them as education specialists. The discipline specific courses are paired with courses that prepare students to teach and work with diverse student populations in an agricultural setting. Courses include Curriculum Planning, Teaching 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: Animal Science, Plant and Soil Science, Agricultural Engineering, Forestry, Wildlife, and Agricultural Economics. 

Students in other majors may also earn a Minor in Agricultural Education .

Core Curriculum: Areas A-E (42 hours)

See ABAC Core Curriculum , using Area D Science option .

Elective Courses: 39 hours

Choose 39 hours from the following (Minimum of 15 hours must be 3000 or 4000 level)

Total Hours Required for the Degree: 123 hours

Plus PHED 1100  and one PE activity course.

NOTE: Additional requirements exist before a graduate from this track can be certified to teach agricultural education.

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