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  Oct 16, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Agricultural Education, BS


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About the Program

Agricultural education students combine their interest in agriculture with their desire to work with people. Students are prepared to teach agricultural science, business, and related subjects in junior high, high school, or college settings. They also can pursue careers in agricultural service industries. There is a high demand for agricultural science and business teachers in Indiana and across the United States.

Agricultural Education Website

Degree Requirements and Supplemental Information

The full Program Requirements for 2016-17 Agricultural Education  include all Supplemental Information and selective lists of those categories which a student must fulfill in order to earn their degree. These are intended to be printer-friendly, but include less descriptive course detail.

Please see below for program requirements and the necessary degree fulfillments.

128 credits required for graduation

Departmental/Program Major Courses (128 credits)


Other Departmental /Program Course Requirements (118 credits)


University Core Requirements


  • Human Cultures Humanities
  • Human Cultures Behavioral/Social Science
  • Information Literacy
  • Science #1
  • Science #2
  • Science, Technology, and Society
  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • For a complete listing of course selectives, visit the Provost’s Website or click here .

128 semester credits required for Bachelor of Science degree


There are GPA requirements for stage-gates in this degree


College of Agriculture & University Level Requirements


  • 2.0 GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree
  • 32 Upper division credits taken from Purdue
  • 9 credits International Understanding
  • 3 credits Multicultural Awareness
  • 9 credits of Hum and/or Social Sciences outside the College of Agriculture

Program Requirements


14 Credits


17 Credits


Fall 2nd Year


18 Credits


18 Credits


18 Credits


Spring 3rd Year


16 Credits


15 Credits


12 Credits


Note


128 semester credits required for Bachelor of Science degree.

2.5 GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree.

Consultation with an advisor may result in an altered plan customized for an individual student.

Foreign Language Courses


Foreign Language proficiency requirements vary by program.  For acceptable languages and proficiency levels, see your advisor:

American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, (ancient) Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Critical Course


The ♦ course is considered critical. A Critical Course is one that a student must be able to pass to persist and succeed in a particular major.

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