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majors_minors: Agricultural Education

Title

Agricultural Education

Degree Level

Bachelor of Science

Minor Code

 

Advisor's Name

Brian A. Talbert

Advisor's Phone

(765) 494-8423

Advisor's Email

btalbert@purdue.edu

Information

The agricultural education program prepares individuals to teach agricultural science and business, as well as related subjects in junior high, high school, or college. Students also pursue careers in agricultural service industries. To earn teacher certification in Indiana, graduates must have either 4,000 clock hours of unsupervised agricultural work experience, or 1,500 clock hours of supervised work experience in agriculture. Faculty of the Department of Youth Development and Agricultural Education coordinate the agricultural education curriculum.

Credit Hours

133

Description

Freshman Year
 

First Semester

(3) AGEC 21700 (Economics)

(0.5) AGR 10100 (Introduction to the College of Agriculture and Purdue University)

(0.5) AGR 12100 (Introduction to Youth Development and Agricultural Education Academic Programs)

(3) EDCI 27000 (Introduction to Educational Technology and Computing)

(3) HORT 10100 (Fundamentals of Horticulture)

(4) Biological sciences selective

 

Total Credits: 14

 


Second Semester

 

(3) ANSC 10200 (Introduction to Animal Agriculture)

(3) COM 11400 (Fundamentals of Speech Communication)

(3) FNR 10300 (Introduction to Environmental Conservation)

(4) ENGL 10600 (First-Year Composition)

(4) Biological sciences selective

  

Total Credits: 17

Sophomore Year

 Third Semester

(3) CHM 11100 (General Chemistry)

(3) EDCI 20500 (Exploring Teaching as a Career)

(3) EDCI 28500 (Multiculturalism and Education)

(3) Agricultural economics selective

(3) Calculus selective

(3) Welding transfer credits

 

Total Credits: 18

 


Fourth Semester
 

(3) CHM 11200 (General Chemistry)

(3) EDPS 23500 (Learning and Motivation)

(3) EDPS 26500 (The Inclusive Classroom)

(2) ENTM 20600 (General Entomology)

(1) ENTM 20700 (General Entomology Laboratory)

(3) HORT 20100 (Plant Propagation)

(3) Technical agriculture selective

 

Total Credits: 18

Junior Year

 Fifth Semester

(3) AGRY 25500 (Soil Science)

(3) AGRY 32000 (Genetics)

(3) ASM 20100 (Construction and Maintenance)

(3) EDST 20000 (History and Philosophy of Education)

(3) YDAE 31800 (Coordination of Supervised Agricultural Experience Programs)

(3) Technical agriculture selective

 

Total Credits: 18

 


Sixth Semester

(3) AGRY 37500 (Crop Production Systems)

(3) ANSC 22100 (Principles of Animal Nutrition)

(3) YDAE 31900 (Planning Agricultural Science and Business Programs)

(1) YDAE 44100 (Field Experience in Agricultural Education Programs)

(3) Social science or humanities selective (30000+ level)

(3) Technical agriculture selective

 

Total Credits: 16

Senior Year
 

Seventh Semester

(3) FS 16100 (Science of Food))

(3) YDAE 44000 (Methods of Teaching Agricultural Education)

(3) Humanities selective

(3) International understanding selective

(3) Statistics selective

(3) Technical agriculture selective

 

Total Credits: 18

 


Eighth Semester

(12) EDCI 49800 (Supervised Teaching of Agricultural Education)

(2) Elective

Total Credits: 14

Additional Information

 

Department

YDAE

ParentMajor

Major

DegreeType

Major

Archived

No

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Last modified at 8/14/2012 8:06 AM by Goecker, Allan D