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- Each student is required to spend a semester in a supervised student teaching experience or an internship.
- Ag Ed majors take course work in animal science, horticulture, forestry and agribusiness.
- Most of our students are heavily involved in the collegiate FFA or 4-H chapters.
- Agricultural education is the most diverse agricultural degree available covering multiple disciplines.
If you have a passion for agriculture and enjoy working with people, then the Agricultural Education major may be a perfect fit for you! By linking the influences of agriculture and education, you will be prepared to instruct the next generation of agricultural leaders as well as consumers. There continues to be a high demand for agriculture teachers, and graduates of this program are also sought after for numerous positions outside of formal education.
Students in this major have a wide variety of technical interests including animal agriculture, science, plant agriculture, agribusiness, and natural resources. Within the degree, you also can choose from one of three emphasis areas to meet your career goals: teaching, communications or leadership.