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 .