Agricultural Science (AGSC)

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Information

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Degree Requirements

Degree Plan

Coursework Credit
Hours
AGSC Major Field of Study
Students will study educational technologies, instructional design and program planning in agricultural science. The highlight of the degree is student teaching. The full-semester experience occurs the semester of graduation. Student teaching allows students to gain practical experience. In addition students gain experience in scientific agriculture, professional education and classroom management.
26
Professional Education Coursework
Courses include educational psychology and special populations.
6
Agriculture & Life Sciences
Students choose from a range of topics in the field of agriculture and life sciences such as economics, plant science, animal science, nutrition, mechanics and natural resources.
43
University Core Curriculum 42
General Electives 3
Total 120


The Degree

When Agricultural Education at Texas A&M University first began, we served the purpose of preparing future Secondary Agriculture Teachers. Our department has now grown in scope and size. Agricultural Science provides the means for students to earn a degree and as well as a teacher certification in Secondary Agricultural Science.

Opportunities

The coursework is aimed at creating the finest agricultural science teachers. However,  other careers can often benefit from this training in agriculture and people. Students typically accept positions in a variety of areas including teaching, but sometimes expand into sales, insurance specialists, juvenile officers, breed organization directors, county extension agents and other communications positions.

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