Jan 31, 2023
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
Agricultural Education Major Change (CODO) Requirements
128 Credits Required
Departmental/Program Major Courses (47 credits)
Required Major Course (3 credits)
Professional Education Foundation Courses (19 credits)
Professional Education Methods Courses (25 credits)
Other Departmental /Program Course Requirements (81-82 credits)
College of Agriculture & University Level Requirements
University Core Requirements
For a complete listing of University Core Course Selectives, visit the Provost’s Website.
- Human Cultures: Behavioral/Social Science (BSS)
- Human Cultures: Humanities (HUM)
- Information Literacy (IL)
- Oral Communication (OC)
- Quantitative Reasoning (QR)
- Science #1 (SCI)
- Science #2 (SCI)
- Science, Technology, and Society (STS)
- Written Communication (WC)
For current pre-requisites for courses, click here.
- 2.0 GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree.
- There is a 2.5 GPA requirement for stage-gates in this degree
- Consultation with an advisor may result in an altered plan customized for an individual student.
World Language Courses
World Language proficiency requirements vary by program. The following list is inclusive of all world languages PWL offers for credit; for acceptable languages and proficiency levels, see your advisor.
ASL-American Sign Language
The ♦ course is considered critical.
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