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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Agricultural Education (B.S.)

Bachelor of science in agriculture

Agricultural education involves the broad study of agriculture including a core of course work in agribusiness; animal science; biotechnology; environmental service; food products and processing; natural resources; plant science; and power, structural and technical systems.

Agricultural education is designed for students who wish to meet requirements to teach agriculture in a public school setting or work in other areas where education and teaching are integral (i.e. extension, agribusiness, etc.). Graduates in this option meet Kansas State Board of Education licensure requirements.

Sixteen weeks during the second semester of the senior year are devoted to full-time student teaching.

Bachelor’s degree requirements

Communications (8 credit hours)

*Literature or Fine Arts (3 credit hours)

See adviser for approved list.

*Social sciences (6 credit hours)

Quantitative sciences (6 credit hours)

Natural sciences (8 credit hours)

Financial Management (3 credit hours)

See adviser for approved list.

Restricted Agricultural Science Electives (6 credit hours)

Food Products and Processing (3 credit hours)

See adviser for approved list.

Agricultural Production with Lab (3 credit hours)

See adviser for approved list.

Agricultural mechanics (6 credit hours)

Power, Structural, and Technical Systems Elective(s) (3 credit hours)

See adviser for approved list.

Additional Required Agricultural Electives (12 credit hours)

Complete 12 hours of College of Agriculture courses approved by your advisor. Of these, at least 3 courses must be 3 credit hours or higher at the 300 level or higher and represent at least 3 different programs in the College of Agriculture.

Free Electives (0-3 credit hours)

Professional Education


*Specific courses are required to fulfill these categories. Check with your advisor before enrolling.

** May be taken any time after admission to the teacher education program but must be completed before Block III.

*** Admission to teacher education program required.

**General Education Requirements

The College of Agriculture General Education Program assures that all undergraduate programs provide breadth through the completion of at least 18 semester credit hours of approved general education courses/experiences of which one-third of those credits will be at the 300 level or higher. Consult with your advisor for specific requirements.

Total hours required for graduation: (120)