Agricultural Science Education Concentration

The Agricultural Science Education concentration prepares students to teach agricultural science, agribusiness, agricultural mechanics and horticulture in Illinois high schools. State of Illinois certification requirements include a minimum of 2,000 hours of employment experience in agriculture. Teacher certification students must maintain a 2.5 GPA or above to remain in good standing. Review procedures are provided by the Council on Teacher Education.

Agricultural Science Education Concentration Required
AGED 250Observation and Program Analys 14
AGED 350Early Field Experience3
AGED 420Curr Design & Instruction3
AGED 450Program Delivery and Eval4
CI 473Disciplinary Literacy3
EPS 201Foundations of Education3-4
or EPS 202 Foundations of Education-ACP
EPSY 201Educational Psychology3
SPED 405Gen Educator's Role in SPED3
EDPR 442Educational Practice in Secondary Education8
Technical Subject Matter Required
ANSC 100Intro to Animal Sciences4
ACE 232Management of Farm Enterprises3 or 4
HORT 100Introduction to Horticulture3
FSHN 101Intro Food Science & Nutrition3
TSM 100Technical Systems in Agr3
Select one of the following:3
Intro to Leadership Studies
Training Needs Assessment
Leadership Ethics & Pluralism
Advanced Leadership Studies
Leadership in Groups and Teams
Foundations of Ag & Extn Ed
Youth Development Programs
Adult Learning Principles
Total Hours126
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Via enrollment in AGED 250, students are concurrently enrolled in EDPR 203.