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Agricultural Education


“I love working with great people, and agricultural education allows me to do this. Coursework has helped me develop people and teaching skills and increased my understanding of agriculture. Whether I use this in the classroom as a teacher, in an office as an extension agent, or in some other business, this program has helped me grow.”

Cody Holliday,
Soldier, Kansas

Agricultural education is a major with excellent employment potential and that offers a broad view of agriculture. Students learn about agricultural science, animal science, horticulture, agribusiness, agricultural technology management, leadership, crops, soils, and education. This combination of courses, along with professional education and an emphasis on communication skills, prepares graduates for challenging careers in agriculture.

Possible careers

Agricultural education teacher, extension agent, agriculture finance representative, crop consultant, educational supervisor, human resource specialist, international agriculture consultant, production agriculture manager, program coordinator, sales/service representative.

Degree Options

The agricultural education curriculum develops a diverse agricultural background. While majoring in agricultural education, many students easily achieve a minor within a department in the College of Agriculture such as animal science and industry or agronomy.


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Transfer Equivalency Information

Advanced Placement Information

Further Information

The classes you are required to take for an Agricultural Education major are outlined in the complete curriculum guide below.

Agricultural Education