Extension Education (BS): Agricultural and Natural Resources (11EXTEDBS-11EXTEDAEX)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
AEE 103 Fundamentals of AEE1 1 AEE 226 Comp. Applic & Instruct. Tech 3
BIO 181 Introductory Biology- ECO /DIV* 4 ANS 150 Introduction to Animal Science 3
COM 110 Public Speaking 3 ANS 151 Intro to Animal Science Lab 1
ENG 101 Academic Writing and Research 4 BIO 183 Intro Biology-Cell/Molecular* 4
GEP Mathematical Sciences Elective* 3 GEP Mathematical Sciences Elective* 3
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1 HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1
16 15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
AEE 230 Intro to Extension Education 3 Agriculture Elective2 3
CH 101 Chemistry – A Molecular Science 3 Agricultural Specialty Course4 3
CH 102 Chemistry Molecular Lab 1 GEP Additional Breadth: Math/Natural Sci* 3
Agriculture Elective2 3 Plant Science Elective5 3
Economics Elective3 3 GEP Social Science Elective* 3
GEP Humanities Elective* 3 Free Elective 3
16 18

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
AEE 311 Com Methods and Media 3 AEE 435 Prof Presentations for Ag Org. 3
AEE 323 Leadership Development in ALS 3 AEE 478 Advanced Issues in Extension Education 3
AEE 325 Plan & Delivery Nonformal Educ 3 EDP 304 Educational Psychology 3
SSC 200 Soil Science 4 Agricultural Specialty Course4 3
Interdisciplinary Perspectives GEP Elective* 3 GEP Humanities Elective* 3
Interdisciplinary Perspectives GEP Elective* 2-3
16 17-18

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
AEE 433 Lead &Mgmt of Volunteers 3 AEE 423 Pract in Agric Extension/Industry 8
ARE 303 Farm Management or
ARE 304 Agribusiness Management
3 AEE 490 Seminar in AEE 1
Agricultural Specialty Course4 3 Free Elective 3
Agricultural Specialty Course4 3
Agricultural Specialty Course4 3
15 12

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*: 126
Major/Program Footnotes
1 Incoming freshmen complete AEE 103. Transfer students may complete ALS 103 or ALS 303.
2 Select from Group C Agriculture Electives or ARE courses.
3 Select from ARE 201, EC 201, and EC 205. Meets 3 hours of GEP Social Science requirement.
4 Choose courses from one agricultural discipline.
5 Select from courses in Crop Science, Horticultural Science, or Forestry.*
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 courses in this category will fulfill the US Diversity and Global Knowledge co-requisite. 
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 and 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)
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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