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Agricultural Studies

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (B.S.A.)


College: College of Agriculture, Engineering & Technology

Description

Agricultural Education Emphasis

The focus of the program is to prepare outstanding future educators and leaders in the public and private sectors.  The Agricultural Education program is structured around the needs of students and their career goals.  Students in the program are required to take personal responsibility for their education to include involvement and participation in courses and extracurricular activities which are essential to learning and future career success. Formal and informal learning experiences are designed to enable students to successfully progress through the program encouraging academic and professional development as well as personal growth. 

Agricultural Science Emphasis

The Agricultural Science emphasis at A-State offers students access to a broad array of agriculture discipline areas.  This emphasis allows the student to develop a diverse knowledge within five major agriculture areas, Agricultural Business, Agricultural Studies, Animal Science, Plant and Soil Science, and Technology.  In addition to our Agriculture core classes, the student selects twelve hours in each of the discipline areas.  An additional 18 hours minor is required and can be used to enhance a specialized area of study which will serve the student’s specific needs or interests.  Many graduates become involved with agriculture business and production entities.

Agricultural Systems Technology Emphasis

The Agricultural Systems Technology Science emphasis at A-State offers students access to a broad array of agriculture and technology discipline areas.  This emphasis allows the student to develop a diverse knowledge of agriculture and technology.

Agricultural Communications Emphasis

Agricultural Communications emphasis is also available.

  • Prerequisites

    Students pursuing the Agricultural Education emphasis must have a 2.50 GPA to be admitted into the Teacher Education Program. The following exams are also required:

    Praxis I - Required for admission into Teacher Education Program
    Praxis II - Required for graduation for the Teacher Education Program

    All Agricultural Studies majors regardless of emphasis are must complete the following courses as part of their general education coursework:

    BIOL 1003 and 1001, Biological Science and lab
    CHEM 1043 and 1041, Fundamental Concepts of Chemistry and lab
    SCOM 1203, Oral Communication

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