Agricultural Leadership, Education, & Communications: Agricultural Education, BS

for the degree of Bachelor of Science Major in Agricultural Leadership, Education, & Communications, Agricultural Education concentration

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Students pursuing the Agricultural Leadership, Education, & Communications, BS select from three concentrations:

for the degree of Bachelor of Science Major in Agricultural Leadership, Education, & Communications, Agricultural Education concentration

General Education Requirements

Composition I and Speech
Select one of the following:6-7
Writing and Research
and Public Speaking
Oral & Written Comm I
and Oral & Written Comm II
Advanced Composition
Communicating Agriculture
Western Cultures
Select from campus approved list.3
Non-Western Cultures
Select from campus approved list.3
US Minority Cultures
LEAD 340Leadership Ethics & Society: Addressing Contemporary Challenges3
Foreign Language
Coursework at or above the third level is required for graduation.
Quantitative Reasoning I
Select one of the following:3-4
Applied Statistical Methods
Intro to Applied Statistics
Economic Statistics I
Intro to Statistics
Intro to Social Statistics
Social Work Statistics
Quantitative Reasoning II
AGED Choose from:3-5
Finite Mathematics
Calculus I
Calculus for Business I
AGCM/LEAD choose from campus QRII list
Natural Sciences and Technology - Physical Sciences
Select one from the following:3-4
Introduction to Meteorology
Severe and Hazardous Weather
Climate and Global Change
Introductory Chemistry
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry Lab I
Introduction to Energy Sources
The Oceans
Natural Disasters
Physical Geology
College Physics: Mech & Heat
Natural Sciences & Technology - Life Sciences
Select one from the following:3-4
The Science of Pets and How to Care for Them
Evolution and Human Disease
Introduction to Crop Sciences
Environment, Agriculture, and Society
Contemporary Nutrition
Introduction to Plant Biology
Environmental Biology
Introductory Microbiology
and Intro Microbiology Laboratory
Humanities and the Arts
Select from campus approved list.6
Social and Behavioral Sciences7
PSYC 100Intro Psych4
And Select one course from the following: 1
Introduction to Applied Microeconomics
Microeconomic Principles
Intro to US Gov & Pol
ACES Required
ACES 101Contemporary Issues in ACES2
Major Requirements
ALEC 110Introduction to Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications3
ALEC 451Professional Development in ALEC2
Required Concentration (choose one):
Agricultural Communications - Advertising
Agricultural Communications - Journalism
Agricultural Education
Organizational & Community Leadership
Electives to bring total to 126 hours
Total Hours: 126

Students in the Agricultural Education Concentration must select from ACE 100 or ECON 102.

 Agricultural Education concentration:

AGED 220Prog Del in Ag & Leadership Ed3
AGED 250Observation and Program Analys4
AGED 350Early Field Experience3
AGED 420Curr Design & Instruction3
AGED 421Teaching Strategies in AGED3
AGED 450Program Delivery and Eval4
CI 473Disciplinary Literacy3
EPOL 201Foundations of Education3
or EPOL 202 Foundations of Education-ACP
EPSY 201Educational Psychology3
SPED 405General Educator's Role in Special Education3
EDPR 442Educational Practice in Secondary Education8
Technical Subject Matter Required
ANSC 100Intro to Animal Sciences4
ACE 232Farm Management3
HORT 100Introduction to Horticulture3
FSHN 101The Science of Food and How it Relates to You3
ETMA 100Technical Systems in Agr3
Select one of the following:3
Foundations of Leadership
Leadership in Groups and Teams