Agricultural Education (BS): Animal Science (11AGEDBS-11AGEDANS)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
AEE 101, Intro to CTE 1 AEE 226 Comp. Appl. & Info Technology7 3
AEE 103, Foundations of AEE1 1 ANS 150 Intro to Animal Science 3
BIO 181, Introductory Biology – ECO /DIVB 4 ANS 151 Intro to Animal Science lab 1
COM 110, Public Speaking 3 BIO 183 Intro Biology-Cell/MolecularB 4
ENG 101 Academic Writing and ResearchH 4 GEP Mathematical Sci. ElectiveA 3
GEP Mathematical Sci. Elective A 3 GEP Social Science ElectiveD 3
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1 HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1
17 18

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
AEE 206 Intro to Teaching Agriculture7 3 CH 101, Chemistry—A Molecular SciB 3
ANS 225 Principles of Animal Nutrition or
ANS 230 Nutrition of Domestic Animals
3 CH 102, General Chemistry LabB 1
AES 201, Shop Processes & Mgmt or
TDE 110, Materials and Processes Tech
3-4 Animal Science Elective 3
Economics Elective2 3 GEP Addit. Breadth: Math/Nat Sci. ElectF 3
GEP Humanities ElectiveC 3 Plant Science Elective3 3
Humanities ElectiveC 3
15-16 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
AEE 322 Experiential Learning in Agric 3 AEE 303 Admin and Super of Student Org.7 3
ANS 215 Basic Agricultural Genetics or
GN 301 Genetics in Human Affairs
3 AEE 326 Teach Diverse Learners in Agric.7 3
EDP 304 Educational Psychology7 3 ED 311 Classroom Assessment7 2
SSC 200 Soil Science 3 ED 312 Classroom Assessment Lab7 1
SSC 201 Soil Science Lab 1 ELP 344 School and Society4 3
Interdis. Persp. GEP ElectiveG 2 Animal Sci. Management Elective4 3
Animal Sci. Selection Elective5 2-3
15 17-18

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
AEE 327 Conducting Summer Prog in AED 1 AEE 424 Planning Agricultural Educ. Prog.7 3
AEE 426 Methods of Teaching Agriculture7 3 AEE 427 Student Teaching in Agriculture7 8
Animal Sci. Management Elective4 3 AEE 491 Seminar in Agricultural Education 1
Interdis. Persp. GEP ElectiveG 3
Free Electives6 5-6
15-16 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, Forestry, or Horticultural Science.
4. Select from ANS 400, ANS 402, ANS 403, ANS 404, ANS 408, ANS 410, ANS 411.
5. Select from ANS 205, ANS 303, ANS 304, ANS 309.
6. Total hours of free electives vary in order to allow the minimum hours required for the degree to equal 126 credit hours.
7. Minimum grade for this course is a C-. 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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