Agriculture Education

Major(s)

Agriculture Education

Bachelor of Science in Education (Certifiable grades 9-12)

Major requirements (52-53):

  1. Specific General Education requirements: BIO 101(3) and 111(1); CHM 107(3) and 108(1) or CHM 116(4) and 117(1) or CHM 160(4); PSY 121(3); GEP 101(2) or UHC 110(2) or AGR 301(1).
  2. AGB 144(4), 334(3); AGE 337(3); AGP 103(3) or AGN 115(3); AGN 143(3), 215(3); AGN 335(3) or AGR 383(3)-course deleted-see advisor; AGP 303(3) or AGP 333(3) or AGP 543(3); AGS 101(4).
  3. AGE 318(2), 568(3), 578(2), 588(2).
  4. Area of Specialization: Students must select a minimum of 20 hours of Agriculture courses to complete 45 hours of Technical Agriculture required by the State Department of Education. These courses must consist of any agriculture course not required as a major or Professional Education requirement.
  5. Public Affairs Capstone Experience Requirement will be fulfilled by completion of AGE 493(6) and 494(6).

Professional Education requirements (38 hours): 

Note: A grade of “C” or better in each course is required for state certification.

  1. Teaching methods and supervised teaching (15 hours): AGE 558(3), 493(6), 494(6).
  2. Additional Professional Education Required Core and Competencies (23 hours).
  3. This program also requires compliance with the Teacher Education Program for eligibility to enroll in Professional Education courses; admission to and continuance in the Teacher Education Program; approval for supervised teaching; and recommendation for certification which includes following GPA requirements. All GPA requirements include both Missouri State and transfer grades.
    1. at least a 2.75 GPA on all course work attempted at all colleges attended.
    2. at least a 3.00 GPA in the certificate subject area (major field of study) which includes all courses listed under major requirements.
    3. at least a 3.00 GPA in any additional certificate subject area.
    4. at least a 3.00 GPA in the professional education courses which includes all courses in number 1 and 2; and no grade lower than a "C" in all professional education courses.

University level requirements:

  1. General Education Program and Requirements
  2. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements

Minor(s)

Agriculture

Bachelor of Science in Education (Non-Certifiable)
  1. One course from each of the following six areas: Agriculture Economics; Animal Husbandry; Soils and Field Crops; Dairy Husbandry; Horticulture; and Poultry Husbandry.
  2. Additional courses to total at least 24 hours in agriculture. Students should confer with an agriculture advisor before scheduling for advice on courses to meet their special needs.

Accelerated graduate program in Agriculture

Eligible Missouri State undergraduate students may apply for admission to the Agriculture program and begin taking graduate course work as they complete the work for a bachelor’s degree. A maximum of 12 credit hours from approved graduate-level courses may be counted towards both the undergraduate and graduate degrees (Mixed Credit). Refer to the Graduate Catalog for program details.

Refer to Undergraduate Students Taking Graduate Classes for additional information and procedures for obtaining permission for Mixed Credit.

Accelerated graduate program in Natural and Applied Science

Eligible Missouri State undergraduate students may apply for admission to the Master of Natural and Applied Science program and begin taking graduate course work as they complete the work for a bachelor’s degree. A maximum of 12 hours of graduate credit may be counted toward both the undergraduate and graduate degree (Mixed Credit). Refer to the Graduate Catalog for specific admission requirements.

Refer to Undergraduate Students Taking Graduate Classes for additional information and procedures for obtaining permission for Mixed Credit.

Accelerated graduate program in Plant Science

Eligible Missouri State undergraduate students may apply for admission to the Plant Science program and begin taking graduate course work as they complete the work for a bachelor’s degree. A maximum of 12 hours of graduate credit may be counted toward both the undergraduate and graduate degree (Mixed Credit). Refer to the Graduate Catalog for specific admission requirements.

Refer to Undergraduate Students Taking Graduate Classes for additional information and procedures for obtaining permission for Mixed Credit.