UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Agricultural Education Academic Plan

Bachelor of Science Degree. Agricultural Education Major.

Visit the Agricultural Education Department page to learn more about the program.


Fall Semester
Spring Semester
Freshman Year

General Education CW (ENGL 100) - 3
AGED 120 Orientation to Agricultural and Extension Education - 1
General Education CS (COMS  101) - 3
HORT/CROP 161 Introduction to Plant Science - 3
General Education HF (ART 100 or MUS 100 or DANC 100 or COMS 105) - 3
General Education M (MATH 146) - 3
Total semester credits - 16

General Education SL (CHEM 121) - 5
AGED 202  Leadership and Group Dynamics - 3
AGEN 150  Introduction to Agricultural Engineering - 3
ANSC 111  Introduction to Animal Science - 3
General Education SB (GEOG 120) - 3
Total semester credits - 17

Sophomore Year

AGED 201  Program Delivery in Agricultural, Extension, and Leadership Education - 2
General Education HW (P ED 108) - 1
General Education SL (BIOL 150) - 3
AGEC 230  Agricultural Economics I - 3
General Education CA (ENGL 200) - 3
FDSC 110  Introduction to Food Science - 3
FDSC 113  Introduction to Food Science Lab - 1
General Education Activity HW - 0.5
Total semester credits - 16.5

AGED 275  Agricultural Education Early Field Experience - 1
General Education HF (ENGL 105) - 3
General Education EC (HORT 120) - 3
General Education SB (HIST 201) - 3
TED 252  Foundations of Multicultural Education - 3
AGEN 255  Welding and Metal Manufacturing - 3
Total semester credits - 16

Junior
Year

AGED 369  Foundations of Career and Technical Education - 3
TED 212  Education Psychology: Middle and Secondary Education - 5
ANSI 231  Principles of Nutrition - 3
ANSC 257  Genetics - 3
Physical Education Activity HW - 0.5
Total semester credits - 14.5

AGED 462  Curriculum Design in Vocational Education - 3
AGED 403  Supervision of Work Experience and Youth Organizations - 3
HORT 169  Introduction to Horticulture - 3
AGEC 240  Cooperatives - 2
SPED 330  Exceptional Child - 3
Total semester credits - 14

 

Senior
Year

General Education MD (ESM 300) - 3
TED 422  Secondary School and Content Area Reading - 3
TED 440  Techniques in Agriculture - 3
AGEC 360  Farm Management - 3           
Total semester credits - 12

TED 475  Student Teaching: K-12 - 12
Total semester credits - 12

Summary of Degree Requirements

General Education - 48 cr.
Professional Education Requirements - 29 cr.
CAFES Foundation Requirements - 14-15 cr.
Major Requirements - 30-32 cr.
CAFES Directed Electives - 4-5 cr.
Credits to Degree - 125-128 cr.

This academic plan is an example of how students might choose to fulfill program requirements within a period of four years. After consulting with their advisors students may make other course choices which would meet the program requirements and be more suitable for them.