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Teaching Specialty - Agricultural

Major Requirements

Major: Agriculture Education

Degree Type: B.S.
Required Degree Credits to Graduate: 130

General Education Requirements

First Year Experience (F):
AGRI 189Skills for Academic Success (Students transferring in 24 or more credits do not need to take AGRI 189.)1
Communication (C):
ENGL 110College Composition I3
ENGL 120College Composition II3
ENGL 358Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences3
COMM 110Fundamentals of Public Speaking3
Quantitative Reasoning (R): Select from current general education list3
Science & Technology (S):
Select one of the following:4
Chemical Concepts and Applications
and Chem Concepts and Applications Lab
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry I Laboratory
PLSC 110World Food Crops3
PLSC 315Genetics3
Humanities & Fine Arts (A): Select from current general education list6
Social & Behavioral Sciences (B):
ECON 201Principles of Microeconomics3
ECON 202Principles of Macroeconomics3
Wellness (W): Select from current general education list2
Cultural Diversity (D): Select from the current general education list
Global Perspectives (G):
ECON 201Principles of Microeconomics3
Total Credits40

Major Requirements

The Agriculture Education Requirements also includes those courses listed in the General Education categories of Science and Technology and Social & Behavioral Sciences.

General Education Requirements40
Agriculture Education Requirements
BIOL 150
General Biology I
and General Biology I Laboratory
BIOL 315LGenetics Laboratory1
Teaching Specialty Requirements
AGEC 242Introduction to Agricultural Management3
ASM 125Fabrication & Construction Technology3
ASMEngineering Electives6
IME 335Welding Technology3
ANSC 114Introduction to Animal Sciences3
ANSC 223Introduction to Animal Nutrition2
PLSC 210Horticulture Science3
PLSC 211Horticulture Science Lab1
SOIL 210Introduction to Soil Science3
PLSC or SOILElective3
Agriculture Elective3
Professional Education Requirements
EDUC 321Introduction to Teaching3
EDUC 322Educational Psychology3
EDUC 451Instructional Planning, Methods and Assessment3
EDUC 486Classroom Management for Diverse Learners3
EDUC 489Teaching Students of Diverse Backgrounds3
H&CE 232Philosophy and Policy3
H&CE 444Planning the Community Program in Agricultural Education3
H&CE 480Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Teaching Methods in Agricultural Education3
H&CE 481Methods of Teaching Agriculture3
H&CE 483Student Teaching Seminar1
H&CE 487Student Teaching9
H&CE 488Applied Student Teaching3
Total Credits130

Degree Requirements and Notes

  • A grade of ‘C’ or better is required in all Professional Education Requirement courses.
  • A GPA of 2.75 or better in the teaching specialty is required for placement in student teaching and exit from the program.
  • A GPA of 2.75 or better in professional education as well as passing the appropriate Praxis II exam are required to exit the program.
  • Courses taken P/F may not be used to satisfy any requirements.
  • See School of Education for admission requirements.