Teaching Specialty - Agricultural
Major: Agriculture Education
Degree Type: B.S.
Required Degree Credits to Graduate: 130
General Education Requirements for Baccalaureate Degree
- A dynamic list of approved general education courses offered by term is available on the NDSU General Education Requirements website.
- General education courses may be used to satisfy requirements for both general education and the major, minor, and program emphases, where applicable. Students should carefully review the major, minor, and program emphases requirements for minimum grade restrictions, if applicable.
|First Year Experience (F)||1|
|Skills For Academic Success (Also offered with the following prefixes: ABEN, AGRI, BUSN, HD&E, ME, NURS, PHRM)|
|College Composition I|
|College Composition II|
|Fundamentals of Public Speaking|
Upper Division Writing †
|Quantitative Reasoning (R) †||3|
|Science and Technology (S) †||10|
|Humanities and Fine Arts (A) †||6|
|Social and Behavioral Sciences (B) †||6|
|Wellness (W) †||2|
|Cultural Diversity (D) *†|
|Global Perspectives (G) *†|
May be satisfied by completing courses in another General Education category.
May be satisfied with courses required in the major. Review major requirements to determine if a specific upper division writing course is required.
The Agriculture Education Requirements also includes those courses listed in the General Education categories of Science and Technology and Social & Behavioral Sciences.
|Agriculture Education Requirements|
|General Biology I|
and General Biology I Laboratory
|BIOL 315L||Genetics Laboratory||1|
|ECON 201||Principles of Microeconomics (May satisfy general education category B and G)||3|
|ECON 202||Principles of Macroeconomics (May satisfy general education category B)||3|
|ENGL 358||Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences (May satisfy general education category C)||3|
|PLSC 110||World Food Crops (May satisfy general education category S)||3|
|PLSC 315||Genetics (May satisfy general education category S)||3|
|Select one of the following:|
|Chemical Concepts and Applications|
and Chem Concepts and Applications Lab (May satisfy general education category S)
|General Chemistry I|
and General Chemistry I Laboratory (May satisfy general education category S)
|Teaching Specialty Requirements|
|AGEC 242||Introduction to Agricultural Management||3|
|ASM 125||Fabrication & Construction Technology||3|
|IME 335||Welding Technology||3|
|ANSC 114||Introduction to Animal Sciences||3|
|ANSC 223||Introduction to Animal Nutrition||2|
|PLSC 210||Horticulture Science||3|
|PLSC 211||Horticulture Science Lab||1|
|SOIL 210||Introduction to Soil Science||3|
|PLSC or SOIL||Elective||3|
|Professional Education Requirements|
|EDUC 321||Introduction to Teaching||3|
|EDUC 322||Educational Psychology||3|
|EDUC 451||Instructional Planning, Methods and Assessment||3|
|EDUC 486||Classroom Management for Diverse Learners||3|
|EDUC 489||Teaching Students of Diverse Backgrounds||3|
|H&CE 232||Philosophy and Policy||3|
|H&CE 444||Planning the Community Program in Agricultural Education||3|
|H&CE 480||Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Teaching Methods in Agricultural Education||3|
|H&CE 481||Methods of Teaching Agriculture||3|
|H&CE 483||Student Teaching Seminar||1|
|H&CE 487||Student Teaching||9|
|H&CE 488||Applied Student Teaching||3|
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.