Purdue Agricultural Education operates within the global agriculture, food, and natural resources system. Specifically, it is situated in the Indiana progressive agricultural systems. The three land-grant missions of teaching and learning, discovery, and engagement inform and improve the program. The curriculum foundation is general education coursework necessary for all bachelor of science graduates. The Agricultural Education major consists of coursework and experiences in Professional Education, Agricultural Education, and Technical Agriculture. Courses may reside in one or more of these areas.
Purdue Agricultural Education Teacher Education Graduates will be able to:
- Become contributing members of the professional community of Agricultural Educators.
- Use and advocate for the complete School-Based Agricultural Education model.
- Use and build upon a foundation of technical agriculture content knowledge.
- Use and reflect on the theory and practice of pedagogy and pedagogical content knowledge.