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Agricultural Education Concentration

The Agricultural Education concentration leads to certification for teaching agriculture in secondary schools while obtaining an area of concentration in agriculture.  No minor is required.  Graduates are in great demand not only for teaching, but for many agri-related occupations.  Student teaching may be done after 90 hours of coursework is completed.

Sample 4 year degree path

Advisor: Dr. Thomas Kingery (thomas.kingery@wku.edu)

 

Colonnade Requirements 39 hours

Basic Agriculture Requirements 29 hours - effective Fall 2017

  • AGRO 110 Intro to Plant Science (3 hrs)
  • ANSC 140 Intro to Animal Science (3 hrs)
  • AGEC 160 Intro to Agribusiness (3 hrs)
  • AGMC 170/171 Ag Mech/Lab (2/1 hrs)
  • AGRI 175 Univeristy Experience for Ag Majors (1 hr)
  • AGMC 176 Agriculture Safety (2 hrs)
  • AGRI 291 Intro Data Analysis (3 hrs) OR
    • AGRI 491 Data Analysis & Interpretation (3 hrs)
  • AGRO 320 Crop Physiology OR
    • ANSC 345 Animal Nutrition OR
    • AGEC 360 Agricultural Economics (3 hrs) OR
    • AGMC 326 Precision Agriculture (3 hrs)
  • AGRO 350 Soils (3 hrs)
  • AGRI 397 Agriculture Career Planning (1 hr)
  • AGRI 398 Seminar (1 hr)
  • AGRI 494 Contemporary Agriculture Issues (3 hrs) Must be senior
    standing to enroll in this course

Professional Education 30 hours

  • AGED 250 Intro to Teacher Education
  • AGED 300 Youth Leadership in Ag Ed
  • AGED 475 Foundations of Ag Ed Instruction
  • AGED 470 Methods of Teaching in Ag Ed
  • AGRI 398 Seminar in Ag Ed
  • SPED 330 Intro to Exceptional Ed
  • SEC 489 Student Teaching Seminar
  • SEC 490 Student Teaching

 Technical Agriculture

  • AGMC 371/372 Agricultural Mechanics/Laboratory
  • HORT 316/317 Greenhouse Production/Laboratory
  • ANSC 240/241 Livestock Management/Laboratory
  • ANSC 141 Animal Science Laboratory
  • AGRO 351 Soil Laboratory
  • AGEC 361 Farm Management
 

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