Agribusiness, Agricultural Education and Communications Courses

Agricultural Business (AGB) courses

  • AGB 144 Agricultural Economics I

    Characteristics of our economic system and basic economic concepts with applications to agriculture. Effects on agriculture by money and banking systems, monetary and fiscal policies, government policies, and international trade.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGB 314 Legal Aspects of Agriculture

    Recommended Prerequisite: 30 hours. Legal framework impinging upon decision making of farm business including farm ownership and transfer, taxation, business organization, losses, and regulations of land and water use.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGB 334 Marketing Agricultural Products

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGB 144 or ECO 165. Marketing functions and agencies involved in the movement of farm products from producers to consumers. Explains how the economic behaviors of the farmers, marketing agents and consumers affect the organization and performance of the food markets.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGB 344 Financing Agriculture

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGB 144. Capital requirements and sources and uses of each type of credit.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGB 354 Land Economics

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGB 144. Principles and institutions affecting the allocation of land resources among uses and users.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGB 364 Agricultural Commodity Futures and Options

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGB 334. Introduction to the economic theory, organization, and operating principles of agricultural commodity futures markets. Emphasis is placed on speculating, hedging, and investing in agricultural commodity futures contracts.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Summer

    Projected offerings

  • AGB 374 Agricultural Business Management

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGB 144. A study of agricultural firm management including planning, organizing, directing, controlling and coordinating functions used to attain business goals. The role of finance and type of business organization including agricultural cooperatives.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGB 384 Agricultural Selling

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGB 334. Principles of selling with application to agricultural inputs and products. Attitudes, value systems, and behavioral patterns that relate to agricultural sales. Relationship of sales to marketing, selling strategies, preparing for sales calls, making sales presentations, handling objections, and closing sales. Analysis of the buying or purchasing process. Evaluation of agri-selling as a possible career choice.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGB 394 Agricultural Industry Study

    Prerequisite: concurrent enrollment in AGB 494 for 1 credit hour; completion of 60 hours including 6 hours in agricultural business; and permission of instructor.

    A five-day study alternating between St. Louis and Kansas City to examine the management process of a variety of agricultural businesses. May be repeated for a total of 2 credit hours. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    0
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGB 444 American Agricultural Policy

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGB 144. Description and analysis of economic problems of US Agriculture. History and significance of government programs to support farm prices and incomes, conserve land resources, encourage adequate food supplies and expand US agricultural trade.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGB 494 Problems in Agricultural Business

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Student selects a specific topic, prepares an outline, makes an investigation and presentation under the supervision of an agricultural business staff member.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGB 514 International Agricultural Trade

    Prerequisite: AGB 334 or MKT 350.

    Gains from trade, agricultural trade policies of exporters and importers, exchange rates, multilateral trade negotiations, preferential trade agreements, technical barriers and environmental regulations and trade. May be taught concurrently with AGB 614. Cannot receive credit for both AGB 614 and AGB 514.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGB 524 Agricultural Prices

    Prerequisite: AGB 334.

    Factors influencing the level and movement of agricultural commodity prices and prices of agricultural inputs. May be taught concurrently with AGB 624. Cannot receive credit for both AGB 624 and AGB 524.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGB 534 Production Economics

    Prerequisite: AGB 144.

    Application of economics of production in agricultural and business management, examination of the relationships between inputs and outputs, and impact of technology selection on business profitability.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    1

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGB 584 Farm Business Management

    Prerequisite: AGB 144.

    Economic principles applied to the organization and operation of agricultural units; tools of decision-making; and factor allocation. May be taught concurrently with AGB 684. Cannot receive credit for both AGB 684 and AGB 584.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGB 594 Agricultural Entrepreneurship

    This course is designed to explore the best foundational knowledge of owning your own business within the expansive industry that is agriculture. Course will cover various facets of entrepreneurship from resource evaluation to budgets and marketing. By the end of the course, not only will each student have an understanding of entrepreneurship but will also have a completed business plan built on that knowledge. Real world applications will also be explored through guest speakers from the local agricultural community and current event discussions. While most applications will be agriculturally focused, all topics that are discussed can be applied to other sectors of the business world. May be taught concurrently with AGB 694. Cannot receive credit for both AGB 594 and AGB 694.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGB 614 International Agricultural Trade

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGB 334 or MKT 350. Gains from trade, agricultural trade policies of exporters and importers, exchange rates, multilateral trade negotiations, preferential trade agreements, technical barriers and environmental regulations and trade. May be taught concurrently with AGB 514. Cannot receive credit for both AGB 514 and AGB 614.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGB 624 Agricultural Prices

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGB 334. Factors influencing the level and movement of agricultural commodity prices and prices of agricultural inputs. May be taught concurrently with AGB 524. Cannot receive credit for both AGB 524 and AGB 624.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGB 684 Farm Business Management

    Recommended Prerequisite: AGB 144. Economic principles applied to the organization and operation of agricultural units; tools of decision-making; and factor allocation. May be taught concurrently with AGB 584. Cannot receive credit for both AGB 584 and AGB 684.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGB 694 Agricultural Entrepreneurship

    This course is designed to explore the best foundational knowledge of owning your own business within the expansive industry that is agriculture. Course will cover various facets of entrepreneurship from resource evaluation to budgets and marketing. By the end of the course, not only will each student have an understanding of entrepreneurship but will also have a completed business plan built on that knowledge. Real world applications will also be explored through guest speakers from the local agricultural community and current event discussions. While most applications will be agriculturally focused, all topics that are discussed can be applied to other sectors of the business world. May be taught concurrently with AGB 594. Cannot receive credit for both AGB 694 and AGB 594.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

Agricultural Communications (AGC) courses

  • AGC 183 Introduction to Agricultural Communications

    Prerequisite: ENG 110.

    Students will gain a basic understanding of the agricultural communications field, specifically in relation to issues in agriculture. Students will gain a broad understanding of agricultural communications, including a basic understanding of available communication mediums such as print media, audio, video and social media.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGC 293 News Writing in Agriculture

    Prerequisite: ENG 110 or AGC 183.

    Through the publication of the 'Ag Review', students will develop a basic understanding of news writing and Associated Press Style, specifically in the context of agricultural topics. The 'Ag Review' is a tradition in the School of Agriculture, and allows students to gain experience in journalistic writing, editing and publishing of the news magazine.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGC 303 Event Communications for Agricultural Organizations

    Prerequisite: ENG 110 and AGR 320 (or Writing II equivalent).

    Students will understand how to organize and run a successful press room for an agricultural organization's event. The class is centered around the Missouri FFA Convention press room at Missouri FFA Convention. Students learn the skills needed to perform in the press room during the lecture portion and spend the week of convention applying their skills to help run the press room.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGC 313 Feature Writing for Agricultural Publications

    Prerequisite: ENG 110 and AGR 320 (or Writing II equivalent).

    Students will learn how to effectively use the feature writing style, specifically in relation to agriculture publications and topics. Students will understand the different types of feature stories, how to identify story ideas, interview sources and write stories they could potentially publish in an agriculture, food or natural resources related publication which differs from other publications due to the complexities of the industry.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGC 323 Media in Agriculture

    Prerequisite: AGC 183 or AGR 320 (or writing II equivalent).

    Students will understand how to integrate multiple media platforms to share a targeted message, with specific focus on social media, radio and video. Agricultural organizations utilize social media and other multimedia platforms to relay information to their consumers. Agricultural communications professionals have had to adapt to the shift of media trends, which include the up rise of technology. Students will apply the skills learned in this course to better reach target audiences within the agricultural industry using multimedia platforms.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGC 333 Layout and Design for Agricultural Publications

    Students will learn the fundamentals of Adobe Creative Cloud software, especially InDesign and Illustrator, while grasping basic graphic design principles in the context of agriculture. Specifically, students can apply class content to agricultural entities in their lives. Examples could include creating a graphic design portfolio for a family farm including a logo, brochure, business cards, etc.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGC 343 Agricultural Photography

    Students will have an understanding of manual camera settings, photo composition and basic photo editing skills in Photoshop. Ideal for students who will have basic photography requirements in their job. Examples of relevant careers include event photography, livestock photography, communications specialist, etc.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGC 393 Public Relations in Agriculture

    Prerequisite: ENG 110 and AGR 320 (or Writing II equivalent).

    Students will learn the role public relations plays in agriculture through study of the history, theory and modern application of public relations. After initial study, students will apply their knowledge to create a public relations plan for an agricultural organization.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGC 493 Capstone in Agricultural Communications

    Prerequisite: AGC 313 and AGC 333.

    Students will understand the process of developing and publishing a feature magazine including both writing and design of the magazine. For the writing portion, students will be responsible for story idea development, interviews, executing writing and editing. The design portion will include photography and content layout. Another component of the course will be selling advertisements to help offset printing costs. Advertisements are sold to community businesses by students, who potentially could also work with the business to create the advertisement itself.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

Agricultural Education (AGE) courses

  • AGE 318 Introduction to Agricultural Education

    Recommended Prerequisite: 30 hours. Building an acquaintance with the aims, philosophy, functions, opportunities and demands of agricultural education programs.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 337 Agricultural Mechanics Practices

    Shop processes and techniques required for the construction, repair, and maintenance of agricultural facilities and equipment. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    4

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 493 Supervised Teaching (Secondary Agriculture)

    Prerequisite: completion of all methods courses in Agriculture; a grade of "C" or better in all professional education courses; current pre-professional liability insurance; and approval for supervised teaching; and concurrent enrollment in AGE 494.

    Student observes then teaches agriculture classes under the direction of the cooperating teacher and the university supervisor. Student participates in school-related activities appropriate to the assignment and attends all required meetings. In order to receive a grade in this course, the student's professional portfolio must meet or exceed final criteria. Course will not count toward the major GPA. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    5-6
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 494 Supervised Teaching (Secondary Agriculture)

    Prerequisite: concurrent enrollment in AGE 493.

    Student observes, then teaches under the direction of the cooperating teacher and the university supervisor. Student participates in school-related activities appropriate to the assignment and attends all required meetings. In order to receive a grade in this course, the student's professional portfolio must meet or exceed final criteria. Course will not count toward the major GPA. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    5-6
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 498 Problems in Agricultural Education

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Student selects a specific topic, prepares an outline, makes an investigation and presentation under the supervision of an agricultural education staff member. May be repeated with permission.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 499 Clinical Experiences in Teaching II

    Prerequisite: EDC 199; and admitted to Teacher Education Program; and grades of "C" or better in all professional education courses; and completion of portfolio checkpoints 1 and 2; and current pre-professional liability insurance; and program approval.

    This course is designed to meet HB 1711 for student's experience as a Teacher's Aide or Assistant Rule (Rule 5 CSR 80-805.040), to that of conventional student teachers within the same program. It is also designed to support completion of additional clinical requirements within that program including: seminars and workshops, required meetings, school related activities appropriate to the assignment, demonstrated mastery of the MoSPE standards and completion and overall assessment of a Professional Preparation Portfolio. This course is credited only on BSEd or appropriate master's level certification programs. Can only receive credit for one of the following: AGE 499, AGT 499, ART 469, COM 493, ECE 499, ELE 499, ENG 434, FCS 498, HST 499, KIN 498, MCL 491, MID 499, MTH 496, MUS 499, SCI 499, SEC 499, SPE 499, THE 493. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 508 Teaching Adults in Vocational Education

    Rise of the adult education movement; learning abilities, educational interests and vocational needs of adults; problems and procedures in organizing and operating adult education programs; relationship of adult education to public school education. Identical with AGV 527 and SEC 527. Cannot receive credit for AGV 527 and SEC 527 and AGE 508. May be taught concurrently with AGE 608. Cannot receive credit for both AGE 608 and AGE 508.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 518 Agriculture Education Special Topics

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Special study of agricultural education topics not covered in other courses. Course may be repeated to a total of 5 hours provided the same topic is not duplicated. May be taught concurrently with AGE 628. Cannot receive credit for both AGE 628 and AGE 518.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 548 Agriculture in the Classroom

    Course is designed to help elementary teachers better appreciate the importance of agriculture in their student's lives and to better understand Missouri agriculture. Course stresses integration of resources available from the agricultural industry across the curriculum. May be taught concurrently with AGE 648. Cannot receive credit for both AGE 648 and AGE 548.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Summer

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 558 Teaching of Agriculture

    Prerequisite: SEC 302 and EDC 350 and 20 hours in agriculture and admission to the teacher education program.

    Establishing objectives and organizing the course, selecting textbooks and equipment, securing and using teaching aids; using workbooks and notebooks, planning field trips, selecting and supervising projects. Credited only on BSEd (Secondary). A grade of "C" or better is required in this course in order to take AGE 493 or AGE 494. Cannot be taken Pass/Not Pass. May be taught concurrently with AGE 658. Cannot receive credit for both AGE 658 and AGE 558.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 568 Course and Program Building in Agricultural Education

    Prerequisite: AGE 318 and AGE 558; and 60 hours.

    Organization and analysis of agricultural instruction courses and programs; including the adoption of resource materials to meet individual student needs. May be taught concurrently with AGE 668. Cannot receive credit for both AGE 668 and AGE 568.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 578 Methods of Teaching Agricultural Management

    Prerequisite: AGE 318 and AGE 558; and 60 hours.

    Identification, development, and utilization of supervised agriculture experience programs in Agricultural Education that includes methods of teaching program management, record keeping, and appropriate methodologies. May be taught concurrently with AGE 678. Cannot receive credit for both AGE 678 and AGE 578.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 588 Methods of Teaching Agricultural Laboratory Management

    Prerequisite: AGE 318 and AGE 558; and 60 hours.

    Prepare prospective agricultural science teachers to determine subject matter, methods of teaching, and organization of equipment and facilities as applied to agricultural laboratories in high schools. May be taught concurrently with AGE 688. Cannot receive credit for both AGE 688 and AGE 588.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 608 Teaching Adults in Vocational Education

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Rise of the adult education movement; learning abilities, educational interests and vocational needs of adults; problems and procedures in organizing and operating adult education programs; relationship of adult education to public school education. Identical with AGV 627 and SEC 627. Cannot receive credit for AGV 627 and SEC 627 and AGE 608. May be taught concurrently with AGE 508. Cannot receive credit for both AGE 508 and AGE 608.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 628 Agriculture Education-Special Topics

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Special study of agricultural education topics not covered in other courses. Course may be repeated to a total of 5 hours provided the same topic is not duplicated. May be taught concurrently with AGE 518. Cannot receive credit for both AGE 628 and AGE 518.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 648 Agriculture in the Classroom

    Course is designed to help elementary teachers better appreciate the importance of agriculture in their student's lives and to better understand Missouri agriculture. Course stresses integration of resources available from the agricultural industry across the curriculum. May be taught concurrently with AGE 548. Cannot receive credit for both AGE 548 and AGE 648.

    Credit hours:
    1
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Summer

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 658 Teaching of Agriculture

    Prerequisite: SEC 302 and EDC 350 and teacher certification students must be admitted to the teacher education program.

    Establishing objectives and organizing the course, selecting textbooks and equipment, securing and using teaching aids; using workbooks and notebooks, planning field trips, selecting and supervising projects. A grade of "C" or better is required in this course in order to take AGE 493 or AGE 494. May be taught concurrently with AGE 558. Cannot receive credit for both AGE 558 and AGE 658.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 668 Course and Program Building in Agricultural Education

    Prerequisite: AGE 318 and AGE 658.

    Organization and analysis of agricultural instruction courses and programs; including the adoption of resource materials to meet individual student needs. May be taught concurrently with AGE 568. Cannot receive credit for both AGE 568 and AGE 668.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 678 Methods of Teaching Agricultural Management

    Prerequisite: AGE 318 and AGE 658.

    Identification, development, and utilization of supervised agriculture experience programs in Agricultural Education that includes methods of teaching program management, record keeping, and appropriate methodologies. May be taught concurrently with AGE 578. Cannot receive credit for both AGE 578 and AGE 678.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 688 Methods of Teaching Agricultural Laboratory Management

    Prerequisite: AGE 318 and AGE 658.

    Prepare prospective agricultural science teachers to determine subject matter, methods of teaching, and organization of equipment and facilities as applied to agricultural laboratories in high schools. May be taught concurrently with AGE 588. Cannot receive credit for both AGE 588 and AGE 688.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 718 Topics in Agricultural Education

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Current developments and trends in teaching agricultural education as well as new developments in resources and techniques. May be repeated, however, only 9 hours will count towards the graduate program of study.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 728 Induction Year Teaching I

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Course for the professional development of first-year teachers of agriculture. The course focuses on the pedagogical knowledge, skills, and attitudes and managerial skills needed by beginning teachers of agriculture.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGE 738 Induction Year Teaching II

    Prerequisite: AGE 728.

    Course for the professional development of second-year teachers of agriculture. The course is a continuation of AGE 728 and focuses on the pedagogical knowledge, skills, and attitudes and managerial skills needed by beginning teachers of agriculture.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    2
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

Technology Education (AGT) courses

  • AGT 416 Principles of Teaching Industrial Education

    Prerequisite: EDC 150 and SEC 302 and 60 hours; and admitted to teacher education program or teacher certification.

    Instructional methods of attaining the objectives of technology education and vocational industrial technical education; design of individualized instruction and classroom and laboratory management; techniques of problem solving and applied critical thinking/decision-making; construction of tests; student evaluation; and use of visual aids. Credited only on BSEd (Secondary). A grade of "C" or better is required in this course in order to take AGT 493 or AGT 494. Cannot be taken Pass/Not Pass.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGT 420 Technology Education for the Classroom

    Prerequisite: AGT 416 or concurrent enrollment; EDC 150 and SEC 302; and 60 hours; and admitted to Teacher Education Program or teacher certification.

    Techniques, constructional activities, instructional materials and critical thinking/problem solving activities used in teaching technology education in elementary and secondary schools. Credited only on BSEd (Secondary). A grade of "C" or better is required in this course in order to take AGT 493 or AGT 494. Cannot be taken Pass/Not Pass.

    Credit hours:
    2
    Lecture contact hours:
    1
    Lab contact hours:
    2

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGT 493 Supervised Teaching (Secondary Technology)

    Prerequisite: completion of all method courses in Technology; a grade of "C" or better in all professional education courses; current pre-professional liability insurance; and approval for student teaching; and concurrent enrollment in AGT 494.

    Student observes then teaches industrial technology classes under the direction of the cooperating teacher and the university supervisor. Student participates in school-related activities appropriate to the assignment and attends all required meetings. In order to receive a grade in this course, the student's professional portfolio must meet or exceed final criteria. Course will not count toward the major GPA. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    6
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGT 494 Supervised Teaching (Secondary Technology)

    Prerequisite: concurrent enrollment in AGT 493.

    Student observes then teaches under the direction of the cooperating teacher and the university supervisor. Student participates in school-related activities appropriate to the assignment and attends all required meetings. In order to receive a grade in this course, the student's professional portfolio must meet or exceed final criteria. The course will not count toward the major GPA. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    6
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGT 499 Clinical Experiences in Teaching II

    Prerequisite: EDC 199; and admitted to Teacher Education Program; and grades of "C" or better in all professional education courses; and completion of portfolio checkpoints 1 and 2; and current pre-professional liability insurance; and program approval.

    This course is designed to meet HB 1711 for student's experience as a Teacher's Aide or Assistant Rule (Rule 5 CSR 80-805.040), to that of conventional student teachers within the same program. It is also designed to support completion of additional clinical requirements within that program including: seminars and workshops, required meetings, school related activities appropriate to the assignment, demonstrated mastery of the MoSPE standards and completion and overall assessment of a Professional Preparation Portfolio. This course is credited only on BSEd or appropriate master's level certification programs. Can only receive credit for one of the following: AGE 499, AGT 499, ART 469, COM 493, ECE 499, ELE 499, ENG 434, FCS 498, HST 499, KIN 498, MCL 491, MID 499, MTH 496, MUS 499, SCI 499, SEC 499, SPE 499, THE 493. Supplemental course fee.

    Credit hours:
    4
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Fall, Spring

    Projected offerings

  • AGT 521 Selection and Organization of Industrial Education

    Prerequisite: AGT 416 or concurrent enrollment; and AGT 420 or concurrent enrollment.

    Selection and arrangement of units to teach; preparation of informational and job assignments; selection, purchase and arrangement of laboratory equipment; dispensing of supplies and keeping of adequate records. Course typically taken in same semester as AGT 416 and AGT 420. Identical with AGV 521. Cannot receive credit for both AGT 521 and AGV 521. May be taught concurrently with AGT 621. Cannot receive credit for both AGT 621 and AGT 521.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

  • AGT 621 Selection and Organization of Industrial Education

    Prerequisite: AGT 416 or concurrent enrollment; and AGT 420 or concurrent enrollment.

    Selection and arrangement of units to teach; preparation of informational and job assignments; selection, purchase and arrangement of laboratory equipment; dispensing of supplies and keeping of adequate records. Course typically taught in same semester as AGT 416 and AGT 420. Identical with AGV 621. Cannot receive credit for both AGT 621 and AGV 621. May be taught concurrently with AGT 521. Cannot receive credit for both AGT 521 and AGT 621.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Fall

    Projected offerings

Agricultural Vocational (AGV) courses

  • AGV 520 Occupational Analysis

    Analysis and breakdown of broad occupations or specific jobs into basic elements for instructional purposes. May be repeated to a total of 2 hours when topic varies. May be taught concurrently with AGV 620. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 620 and AGV 520.

    Credit hours:
    1-2
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 521 Selection and Organization of Industrial Education

    Selection and arrangement of units to teach; preparation of informational and job assignments; selection, purchase and arrangement of laboratory equipment; dispensing of supplies and keeping of adequate records. Course typically taken in same semester as AGT 416. Identical with AGT 521. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 521 and AGT 521. May be taught concurrently with AGV 621. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 621 and AGV 521.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 522 Philosophy of Vocational Education

    Philosophical foundations of vocational education; philosophies of vocational education in the contemporary school. Identical with SEC 522. May be repeated to a maximum of 3 hours when topic varies. May be taught concurrently with AGV 622. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 622 and AGV 522.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 523 Guidance for Vocational Development

    Materials, procedures, and problems involved in the guidance of individuals in the selection of, preparation for, and advancement in a vocation. May be repeated to a total of 3 hours when topics varies. May be taught concurrently with AGV 623. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 623 and AGV 523.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 525 Organization and Management in Vocational Education

    A systematic approach to defining and measuring occupational knowledge, skills and attitudes based upon an occupational analysis, instructional methodology, evaluation, and program standards. May be taught concurrently with AGV 625. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 625 and AGV 525.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 526 Coordination of Cooperative Education

    Problems and procedures in organizing and operating part-time cooperative and evening occupation programs. Identical with SEC 526. May be repeated to a total of 2 hours when topic varies. May be taught concurrently with AGV 626. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 626 and AGV 526.

    Credit hours:
    1-2
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 527 Teaching Adults in Vocational Education

    Rise of the adult education movement, learning abilities, educational interests, and vocational needs of adults; problems and procedures in organizing and operating adult education programs; relationship of adult education to public school education. Identical with AGE 508 and SEC 527. Cannot receive credit for AGV 527 and AGE 508 and SEC 527. May be taught concurrently with AGV 627. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 627 and AGV 527.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 528 Measurement and Evaluation of Vocational Education Programs

    Means for assessing specific program needs as determined from occupational surveys and other demographic data; follow-up techniques to evaluate the overall effectiveness of the program to the manpower needs in a given labor market area. Identical with SEC 528. May be repeated to a total of 3 hours with departmental approval when topic varies. May be taught concurrently with AGV 628. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 628 and AGV 528.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 576 Teaching of Industrial/Vocational Subjects

    Instructional methods and techniques of teaching industrial/vocational education subjects; attaining objectives of career and technical education, design and evaluation of instructional units; classroom and laboratory management; and development of evaluative instruments. May be taught concurrently with AGV 676. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 676 and AGV 576.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 620 Occupational Analysis

    Analysis and breakdown of broad occupations or specific jobs into basic elements for instructional purposes. May be repeated to a total of 2 hours when topic varies. May be taught concurrently with AGV 520. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 520 and AGV 620.

    Credit hours:
    1-2
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 621 Selection and Organization of Industrial Education

    Selection and arrangement of units to teach; preparation of informational and job assignments; selection, purchase and arrangement of laboratory equipment; dispensing of supplies and keeping of adequate records. Course typically taken in same semester as AGT 416. Identical with AGT 621. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 621 and AGT 621. May be taught concurrently with AGV 521. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 521 and AGV 621.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 622 Philosophy of Vocational Education

    Philosophical foundations of vocational education; philosophies of vocational education in the contemporary school. Identical with SEC 622. May be repeated to a maximum of 3 hours when topic varies. May be taught concurrently with AGV 522. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 522 and AGV 622.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 623 Guidance for Vocational Development

    Materials, procedures, and problems involved in the guidance of individuals in the selection of, preparation for, and advancement in a vocation. May be repeated to a total of 3 hours when topics varies. May be taught concurrently with AGV 523. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 523 and AGV 623.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 625 Organization and Management in Vocational Education

    A systematic approach to defining and measuring occupational knowledge, skills and attitudes based upon an occupational analysis, instructional methodology, evaluation, and program standards. May be taught concurrently with AGV 525. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 525 and AGV 625.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 626 Coordination of Cooperative Education

    Problems and procedures in organizing and operating part-time cooperative and evening occupation programs. Identical with SEC 626. May be repeated to a total of 2 hours when topic varies. May be taught concurrently with AGV 526. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 626 and AGV 526.

    Credit hours:
    1-2
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 627 Teaching Adults in Vocational Education

    Rise of the adult education movement, learning abilities, educational interests, and vocational needs of adults; problems and procedures in organizing and operating adult education programs; relationship of adult education to public school education. Identical with AGE 608 and SEC 627. Cannot receive credit for AGV 627 and AGE 608 and SEC 627. May be taught concurrently with AGV 527. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 527 and AGV 627.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 628 Measurement and Evaluation of Vocational Education Programs

    Means for assessing specific program needs as determined from occupational surveys and other demographic data; follow-up techniques to evaluate the overall effectiveness of the program to the manpower needs in a given labor market area. Identical with SEC 628. May be repeated to a total of 3 hours with departmental approval when topic varies. May be taught concurrently with AGV 528. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 528 and AGV 628.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 676 Teaching of Industrial/Vocational Subjects

    Instructional methods and techniques of teaching industrial/vocational education subjects; attaining objectives of career and technical education, design and evaluation of instructional units; classroom and laboratory management; and development of evaluative instruments. May be taught concurrently with AGV 576. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 576 and AGV 676.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 724 Organization and Administration of Vocational Education

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Problems, procedures and local, state and federal relationships in the organization and administration of vocational education in the contemporary school. Identical with SFR 724. May be repeated to a total of 3 hours when topic varies.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 726 Seminar in Industrial Education

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Presentation and discussion of professional or technical problems in the organization and management of programs and facilities in industrial education.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 760 Special Investigations

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    The student, in consultation with the advisor, selects for in-depth study an area determined by the interest/career objectives of the student. Based on demand and timeliness of the subject, a cluster study group may engage in a joint investigation.

    Credit hours:
    1-5
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings