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Northwest Missouri State University


Ag mechanics (Photo by Darren Whitley)

B.S.Ed. Agriculture Education

The major in Agricultural Education is designed to prepare students of agriculture for the secondary and adult levels in compliance with state certification requirements.

Degree Courses

B.S.Ed. Degree, Secondary; no minor required

Suggested Four-Year Plans

Required Courses

  • Animal Science
  • Soils
  • Plant Science
  • Introductory Agricultural Economics
  • Seminar
  • Agricultural Mechanics
  • Farm Management an Record Analysis
  • Choose one:
    • Crop Production
    • Greenhouse Crop Production
  • Horticulture Elective
  • Advisor-approved electives
  • Foundations of Agricultural Education
  • Program Planning in Agricultural Education
  • Conducting Supervise Agricultural Experience Programs
  • Adult Education in Agriculture
  • Teaching Agricultural Laboratories
  • Methods in Teaching Agriculture

Professional Education Requirements

  • Secondary Practicum I
  • Secondary Practicum II
  • Introduction to Special Education
  • Educational Psychology
  • Adolescent Psychology
  • Computers and Information Technology
  • School and Society
  • School and Society Seminar
  • Teaching Reading in Content Areas
  • Techniques of Classroom Management
  • Techniques of Classroom Management Seminar
  • Directed Teaching In Secondary School
  • Directed General Education Requirements
  • General Chemistry and Laboratory

Career and Internship Opportunities