The curriculum in agricultural education is designed to provide professional preparation for high school agriculture teachers (Broadfield Teaching option), extension agents, and persons in agriculture service areas where the knowledge, skills, attitudes and experiences essential to teaching are desirable attributes (Relations option).
Professional courses in teacher training are provided in agricultural education, education and psychology. Persons preparing to teach spend 10-12 weeks in an approved high school agriculture department as student teachers. Students not planning to teach must substitute an approved internship program with an agricultural agency. Students in agricultural education gain leadership experiences through the Collegiate FFA Chapter or Collegiate 4-H.
Click on the Options above to learn more about AgEd Broadfield Teaching and AgEd Relations.
Each student that majors in Ag Education is assigned a faculty advisor based on the option (Broadfield Teaching or Relations) that they choose and their professional interests. Advisors have an open door policy and students are encouraged to visit with their advisor whenever they have questions about courses, their degree plan, or career fields and opportunities. To schedule an appointment Contact the Division or your advisor.