Majoring in Agricultural Education gives you the opportunity to impact lives by connecting with people. Understanding how to work with people in business and education provides you with a diverse and versatile set of skills. In our Agricultural Education program, you will learn how to motivate, supervise, coach, educate, and train others in a variety of classroom and/or business settings.
You will complete classes in applied economics, physical and biological sciences, humanities, and communications. In addition, you will take technical agriculture, natural resources, and food systems courses. Professional courses in Agricultural Education and Human Resource Development prepare you to be a well-prepared teacher or business professional.
Agricultural Education offers two exciting specializations:
Agricultural Education Teacher Licensure
This specialization serves students preparing to teach agriscience, agribusiness, agriculture, horticulture, food systems, agrimechanics, and natural resource management under the licensure field of agricultural education in public schools at the 5-12 level. Its broad agricultural science and technology curriculum also prepares graduates for a wide range of agriculturally related positions in sales, management, finance, and production aspects of agriculture.
Agricultural Leadership and Communication
This specialization provides a general background in agriculture, with agribusiness and industry associations. Areas of study include plant science, animal science, natural resources, soils, economics and agribusiness, agricultural mechanization, food science, leadership, marketing, communications, and human resource development.
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