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Agricultural Education for Teacher Licensure

The rapid growth of the Agricultural Education program at Arkansas Tech University mirrors the opportunities for our graduates, and growing need for agriculture teachers throughout the nation. If you had an ag teacher that played a major role in your life and you would like to continue that tradition, Agriculture Education may be the major for you. There are many options subsequent to obtaining an agricultural education degree outside the classroom due to the diversity of the degree and extensive training in demonstration and teaching methods; many of our also alumni have continued on to graduate school, a career in the Cooperative Extension and agriculture industry.

See the College of Education and Health page for additional requirements.

For teacher licensure, students must achieve the minimum score on the Praxis II Specialty Area and Principles of Learning and Teaching Tests as determined by the Arkansas Department of Education. For further requirements see Admission and Retention to Teacher Education and also the Criteria for Internships located on the College of Education home page.


The matrix below is a sample plan for all coursework required for this program.

1See appropriate alternatives or substitutions in "General Education Requirements".