College of Agriculture
Department of Agricultural Systems Technology and Education
Preparation in Agricultural Education includes technical agriculture, economics, and business. Students selecting the teaching option will also enroll in principles and techniques of teaching courses.
Students interested in teaching agricultural production and processing, agricultural mechanics, horticulture, or natural resources will be guided into areas of their major interest. Agricultural backgrounds or summer agricultural experiences are necessary for teacher certification.
An application for admission to teacher education should ordinarily be completed before the junior year (see Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services requirements ). Approval for admission to teacher education is a prerequisite to enrollment in education and psychology courses. A 2.75 GPA is required for admission to the teacher education program.
Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education are listed briefly. For more detailed information on courses and the recommended sequence for taking them, see the major requirement sheet available from the Agricultural Systems Technology and Education Department.
The Agricultural Education major involves four teaching areas, which correspond with the Utah agricultural education program model design.
Students must complete the General Education requirements
Students must also complete the University Studies Depth requirements
- and will fulfill the Communications Intensive (CI) requirement
- ADVS 4560 will fulfill the Quantitative Intensive (QI) requirement
- Complete at least 2 credits in approved 3000-level or above courses from each of the following two catagories: Humanities and Creative Arts (DHA) and Social Sciences (DSS). , , or will fulfill the DSS requirement
In addition, students must complete the following courses in preparation for teacher licensure: