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.

View the Degree Map for Agricultural Education.

What Agricultural 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:

Agriculture Club
Hull-Hughes Collegiate FFA


Where Might I Find A Job After Graduation With This Degree?

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.