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

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

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

The Bachelor of Science with a Major in Agricultural Leadership, Education, & Communications 

for the degree of Bachelor of Science Major in Agricultural Leadership, Education, & Communications, Organizational & Community Leadership 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
AGED 340Leadership Ethics & Pluralism3
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
Intro Stat for Social Work
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
Companion Animal Biology &Care
Evolution and Human Disease
Introduction to Crop Sciences
Environment, Agric, & 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
Agr Cons and Resource Econ
Microeconomic Principles
Intro to US Gov & Pol
ACES Required
ACES 101Contemporary Issues in ACES2
Major Requirements
AGED 100/OR ALEC 100Intro to Ag & Leadership Ed2
AGCM 110/OR ALEC 110Intro to Ag and Env Comm3
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

Organizational & Community Leadership concentration 

AGED 230Leadership Communications3
AGED 260Introduction to Leadership Studies3
AGED 280Training Needs Assessment2
AGED 293Ag Leadership Internship6
AGED 300Training and Development4
AGED 310Prof Dev in Leadership Ed2
AGED 380Leadership in Groups and Teams3
AGED 451Professional Dev in Ag Ed2
AGED 460Advanced Leadership Studies1 or 4
AGED 480Collaborative Leadership3 or 4
EPSY 201Educational Psychology3
Select four from the following: 12-16
Agricultural Marketing
Food and Agribusiness Mgt
Economics of Food and Environmental Justice
Ag Sales and Persuasive Communication
Youth Development Programs
Adult Learning Principles
Intro to Animal Sciences
Social Movement Communication
Exploring Cultural Diversity
Intro Food Science & Nutrition
Contemporary Nutrition
Intro to Human Development
Adult Development
Adolescent Development
Introduction to Horticulture
Industrial Org Psych
Social Entre & Social Change