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AGED 1001: Introduction to Agricultural Education

Freshman orientation with attention given to sharing of possible solutions to individual problems. Exploration of anticipated collegiate experiences for departmental majors as well as post- graduation opportunities. Student and faculty interaction is stressed.

The class meets one day a week for the full semester or two days a week for half a semester.

AGED 1012: Agricultural Youth Organizations

This course is designed as a survey course to introduce students to Agricultural Youth Organizations including 4-H, FFA, Grange, and other pertaining to membership, awards programs, benefits, and special recognition programs.

AGED 3003: Mehods in Agricultural Education

Prerequisites: AGED 1001, AGED 1012, acceptance into stage II of the teaching program, junior standing, and/or instructor's permission.

This course is designed to prepare pre-service teachers for the job and responsibility of Methods and techniques in teaching agriculture at the secondary level.

AGED 3013: Principles of Farm Management

Prerequisite: AGBU 1013, Junior standing, or consent of instructor.

A study of the principles of agribusiness including ways of doing business in a free market economic system, entrepreneurship, business start-up, business plans, management, facility needs, legal aspects and tax responsibilities, personnel, and ethics.

AGED 4003: Issues in Agriculture

Prerequisites: AGEG 3003, senior standing and/or instructor's permission.

This course is designed to prepare pre-service teachers for the job and responsibility of developing curriculum to incorporate local, national and international agricultural policy issues as they relate to lecture and discussion on local, regional, national, and international issues related to agricultural policy, ethics, environment, society, and science.

AGED 4013: Methods in Agriculture Laboratories

Prerequisites: AGME 3003, 3013, and 3023, senior standing, acceptance into stage II, and/or instructor's permission.

This course is designed to prepare pre-service teachers for the job and responsibility of managers. Methods and management techniques in all types of agricultural laboratories that many are in a secondary agricultural science program. Emphasis on management of students and facilities, equipment, and materials.

Lecture two hours, laboratory two hours. $50 course fee.