Agricultural Education Major

Professional Education Requirements

AGED 120 Orientation to Agriculture and Extension Education 1 cr.
AGED 201 Program Delivery in Agricultural, Extension, and Leadership Education 2 cr.
SPED 330 Introduction to Special Education 3 cr.
TED 212 Educational Psychology: Middle and Secondary Education (writing intensive) 5 cr.
TED 252 Foundations of Multicultural Education 3 cr.
TED 422 Content Area Literacy in Middle and Secondary Schools 3 cr.
TED 440 Techniques of Middle/Secondary Education: Agriculture 3 cr.
TED 475 Student Teaching: K-12 12 cr.
or TED 479 Intern Teaching: Secondary 12 cr.

Agricultural Education Major

Foundation Requirements-Select five: 14-16 cr.

AGEC 230 Agricultural Economics I 3 cr.
AGEN 150 Agricultural and Environmental Engineering Technology 3 cr.
ANSC 111 Introduction to Animal Science 3 cr.
PLSC 161 Introduction to Plant Science 3 cr.
ESM 109 Introduction to Forestry 2 cr.
FDSC 110 The Science of Food 3 cr. and
FDSC 113 Introduction to Food Science Lab 1 cr.
SOIL 120 Introduction to Soil Science 3 cr.

Major Requirements: 35-37 cr. hrs.

Required Courses (22 cr.):
AGED 202 Leadership and Group Dynamics 3 cr.
AGED 275 Early Field Experience 1 cr.
AGED 369 Foundations of Career and Technical Education 3 cr.
AGED 403 Supervision of Work Experience and Youth Organizations 3 cr.
AGED 462 Curriculum Design in Vocational Education 3 cr.
ANSC 231 Principles of Nutrition 3 cr.
CROP 257 Genetics or ANSC 257 Genetics 3 cr.
HORT 169 Introduction to Horticulture 3 cr.
Choose one of the following (2-3 cr.):
AGEC 240 Cooperatives 2 cr.
AGEC 355 Agricultural Markets and Prices 3 cr.
Choose one of the following (3 cr.):
AGEC 360 Farm Management 3 cr.
AGEC 361 Horticultural Business Management 3 cr.
AGEC 460 Agribusiness Firm Management 3 cr.
Choose one of the following (3-4 cr.):
AGEN 240 Structures 3 cr.
AGEN 255 Welding and Metal Manufacturing 3 cr.
AGEN 320 Internal Combustion Engines 3 cr.
AGEN 333 Landscape Construction 3 cr.
AGEN 350 Applied Electricity 3 cr.
AGEN 440 Soil and Water Conservation 4 cr.
Directed CAFES Electives: 5-7 cr. hrs.

Agricultural Education Department

324 Agricultural Science
715-425-3555
www.uwrf.edu/AGED/

James Graham–Chair, Timothy Buttles

General Education Requirements for the Agricultural Education Major

The following general education courses are required to meet teacher licensing requirements of the WI Department of Public Instruction:

CW (Communication - Reading and Writing)
ENGL 100 Academic Reading and Writing (3)

CS (Communication - Speaking and Listening)
COMS 101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication (3)
or COMS 116 Business and Professional Communication (3)

CA (Advanced Communication)
ENGL 200 Investigating Ideas: Reading, Writing, and the Disciplines (3)

SB (Social and Behavioral Sciences)
HIST 201 Introduction to Asian Civilization (3)

HF (Humanities and Fine Arts)
ART 100-Introduction to Art (3)
or DANC 100 History/Appreciation of Dance (3)
or MUS 100 Understanding Music (3)
or PHIL/ ART 310-Philosophy and History of Visual Art (3)
or THEA 105 Introduction to Theater and Drama (3)

ENGL 105 Literature and Human Experience (3)
or ENGL 106 Literature: Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (3)
or ENGL 107 Heroes in Literature (3)

M (Mathematics)
MATH 146-College Algebra (3)

SL (Scientific Investigation)
BIOL 150 General Biology (3)
CHEM 115 Concepts in General Chemistry (3)

EC (Ethical Citizenship)
PLSC 120 Plants and Society (3)

MD (Multidisciplinary)
ESM 300 Environmental Education (3)


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