Agricultural Education | Bachelor's Degree Programs and Specializations | College of Agricultural Sciences | SIU

Southern Illinois University

Agricultural Education | Bachelor's Degree Programs and Specializations | College of Agricultural Sciences | SIU

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Agricultural Education

A specialization in Agricultural Education focuses on collaborative, high-performance teacher training. Students become certified to teach agriculture and have the power to seek change in the agriculture world by educating others on the many possibilities agriculture has to offer.

What will I study?

Courses include many aspects of agriculture, including plant science, animal science, agricultural economics and mechanics.

Other classes combine teaching with hands-on classroom experience and focus on individual needs by preparing the student in teacher training, public relations, leadership training and through student organization functions such as the Collegiate Future Farmers of America and the Agricultural Education Club.

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Typical degree program

Here's an example of a typical four-year undergraduate degree program in Agricultural Systems specializing in Agricultural Education

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Contact Information

Feel free to contact the Coordinating Counselor for Agricultural Education:

Also feel free to contact the Coordinator of Student Recruitment for the College of Agricultural Sciences: