Agricultural Education (BS): Agronomy (11AGEDBS-11AGEDAGR)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
AEE 101 Intro to CTE6 1  AEE 226 Comp. Appl. & Info Technology6 3
AEE 103 Foundations of AEE1 1 CS 213 Crops: Adaptation & Prod. 4
BIO 181 Introductory Biology ECO /DIVB 4 BIO 183 Intro. Biology-Cell/MolecularB 4
COM 110 Public Speaking 3 GEP Mathematical Sci. ElectiveA 3
ENG 101 Academic Writing and ResearchH 4 HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1
GEP Mathematical Sci. ElectiveA 3
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1
17 15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
AEE 206 Intro to Teaching Agriculture6 3 ANS 150 Intro to Animal Science 3
CS 230 Intro to Agroecology 3 ANS 151 Intro to Animal Science Lab 1
AES 201 Shop Processes & Management or
TDE 110 Materials & Processes Technology
3-4 CH 101 Chemistry—A Molecular Sci.B 3
Economics Elective2 3 CH 102, General Chemistry LabB 1
Interdisc. Persp. GEP ElectiveG 2 Agronomy Elective3 3
GEP Humanities ElectiveC 3
GEP Social Science ElectiveD 3
14-15 17

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
AEE 322 Experiential Learning in Agriculture6 3 AEE 303 Admin and Supervision of Student Org.6 3
CS 411 Crop Ecology 3 AEE 326 Teaching Diverse Learners in Agric.6 3
EDP 304 Educational Psychology6 3 ED 311 Classroom Assessment6 2
SSC 200 Soil Science 3 ED 312 Classroom Assessment Lab6 1
SSC 201 Soil Science Lab 1 ELP 344 School and Society6 3
Interdis. Persp. GEP ElectiveG 3 Addit. Breadth: Math/Nat Sci. ElectiveF 3
Agriculture Electives4 3
16 18

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
AEE 327Conducting Summer Programs in AED 1 AEE 424 Planning Agricultural Educ. Programs 3
AEE 426 Methods of Teaching Agriculture 3 AEE 427 Student Teaching in Agriculture 8
SSC 341 Soil Fertility and Fertilizers 3 AEE 491 Seminar in Agricultural Education 1
 SSC 342 Soil Fertility Lab 1
GEP Humanities ElectiveC 3
Free Electives5 5-6
16-17 12

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*I,J,K: 126

Major/Program Footnotes

1 Incoming freshmen complete AEE 103. Transfer students may complete ALS 103 or ALS 303.
2 Select from ARE 201, EC 201, or EC 205. Satisfies 3 credit hours of the Social Science GEP requirement.
3 Select from courses in Crop Science, Soil Science, or Plant Pathology.
4 Select from Group C electives in Agriculture or ARE courses.
5 Total hours of free electives vary in order to allow the minimum hours required for the degree to equal 126 credit hrs.
6 A minimum grade of C- is required for graduation. A minimum grade of C is required for teacher licensure.

* General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at https://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.

A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours – one course with MA or ST prefix)
Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:   none  
B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours – include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:   BIO 181, BIO 183, CH 101, CH 102       
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:   none. Some of the courses in this category will fulfill the US Diversity & Global Knowledge co-requisites.     
D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:  ARE 201 or EC 201, or EC 205 Some courses in this category will fulfill the US Diversity & Global Knowledge co-requisite.      
E. Health & Exercise Studies (2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Health & Exercise Studies  Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Health & Exercise Studies course list.
F. Additional Breadth  – (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
      Humanities/Social Sciences/Visual and Performing Arts or   X  Mathematical Sciences/Natural Sciences/Engineering
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:  none.    
H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better)

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements:

I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement:   none   
J. Global Knowledge (GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement:   none    
K. Foreign Language proficiency – Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

 

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