Agricultural Education Major

Agricultural Education Major

Available at: Tifton Athens Griffin

The Agricultural Education undergraduate major provides students with the tools needed to succeed in the teaching profession and related careers. There is instruction provided in teaching methods, curriculum planning, leadership development and community study. Students also choose technical agriculture courses that fit their interests and complete school practicums under the direction of a cooperating teacher.

What does an Agricultural Education Major Study?

Coursework

View the course plan below for a typical course sequence of an Agricultural
Education major. You will determine the right courses to match your interests
with assistance from your advisor.

 
See required Agricultural Education courses and available electives in the UGA Bulletin.

Prepare

To prepare for courses to earn a degree in Agricultural Education we recommend you:

  • Participate in traditional agricultural extracurricular activities, such as 4-H and FFA
  • Volunteer in a local classroom setting
  • Participate in community youth mentoring programs
  • Shadow a Vocational Agriculture teacher
  • Engage in leadership and education-related student projects
  • Participate in leadership and education-related school or community organizations

What can an Agricultural Education student do outside of class?

Hands-On Learning

  • Curriculum building
  • Student teaching
  • Classroom observation
  • Undergraduate research opportunities
  • Teaching Certification options
  • Internship opportunities
  • Study abroad opportunities

What jobs can I get with a Agricultural Education degree?

Career Potential

  • Teacher
  • Extension Agent
  • Farm Service Agency Representative
  • Breed Association Representative
  • Agricultural Commodity Association
  • Agricultural Equipment and Supply Manager

How do I pay for college?

Scholarships

Each year the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) awards scholarships to students enrolled in our majors.

Go to CAES Scholarships.

Financial Aid

To find out about deadlines and eligibility requirements, visit the University of Georgia Office of Student Financial Aid.

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