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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overview of college admissions & requirements: Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences

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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, 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
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.

Organizational & Community Leadership concentration 

ALEC 393Internship in Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications6
EPSY 201Educational Psychology3
LEAD 230Leadership Communications3
LEAD 260Foundations of Leadership3
LEAD 320Training Needs Assessment3
LEAD 321Training and Development3
LEAD 380Leadership in Groups and Teams3
LEAD 360Advanced Leadership Studies3
LEAD 480Collaborative Leadership3
Select four from the following: 12-16
Agricultural Marketing
Food and Agribusiness Mgt
Economics of Food and Environmental Justice
Ag Sales and Persuasive Communication
Intro to Animal Sciences
Social Movement Communication
Exploring Cultural Diversity
The Science of Food and How it Relates to You
Contemporary Nutrition
Intro to Human Development
Adult Development
Adolescent Development
Introduction to Horticulture
Industrial Org Psych
Social Entre & Social Change