What You Will Learn
What Is The Agriculture Education Degree?
The Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Education is housed within the College of Engineering
and Applied Sciences for teacher licensure in secondary education. This program is
designed to prepare teacher candidates for teaching careers at the junior high school
and senior high school levels. Teacher candidates completing the NCATE approved program
in secondary education will qualify for licensure in an area appropriate to their
major field. The programs three foundational components for all prospective teachers
include strong general education, in-depth subject-matter knowledge, and understanding
of school, adolescents, and the teaching-learning process.
What Will I Learn In This Program?
- Dynamics of schools, adolescents, and the teaching-learning process
- Animal and plant sciences
- Agricultural Systems Technology
- Natural resources
- History and practices of Agricultural Youth Organizations (e.g., FFA and 4-H)
What Courses Will I Take?
The Academic Advising Center has created maps that are term-by-term sample course schedules based on the current Undergraduate Catalog. On each Degree Map, the milestones listed to the right of each term are designed to keep students on track to graduate in four years.
What Resources Are Available To Me?
- Dean Hall
- 300-Acre Farm
- Beef Operations
- Swine Operations
- Sheep Operations
- Horticulture Center/Five Teaching Greenhouses
- Farm Classroom Facility
- Future Farmers of America
- National Agriculture in the Classroom
- National Association of Agricultural Educators
- Association for International Agricultural and Extension Education
- American Association for Agricultural Education
- National Association of Supervisors of Agricultural Education
- National Young Farmer Educational Association
Additional Resources Specifically for Tech Students:
Where Might I Find A Job After Graduating From This Program?
While this program is primarily geared toward those who wish to teach at the junior
or senior high level, opportunities may also exist within the realms of the Cooperative
Extension Service, corporate training, and/or community college education. Find out more by visiting Career Services.
Where Can I Get More Information About Agriculture Education Degree?
For more information about the Agriculture Education degree and requirements, see the program within the College of Engineering & Applied Sciences catalog. Campus visits may be scheduled through the Office of Admissions. Finally, you may contact us directly at the Department of Agriculture.