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2012-13 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-13 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Plant and Soil Science, Agricultural Education Certification, B.S.

School of Agribusiness and Agriscience 

Plant and Soil Science majors seeking certification to teach agricultural education in secondary schools (grades 7-12) must complete (1) the Plant and Soil Science major, (2) a minor in Secondary Education, and (3) professional agricultural education courses.

A major in Plant and Soil Science requires a minimum of 43 semester hours of courses to include

  1. 21 hours in Plant and Soil Science;
  2. an additional six (6) hours from ABAS as indicated under the Plant and Soil Science major requirements; and
  3. a general core of ABAS 1000 , ABAS 1410 , ABAS 1610 , ABAS 2210 , ABAS 3010 , and ABAS 4100 . (ABAS 3010  not required for majors taking Secondary Education Minor course (formerly YOED 4110 ) or participating in judging teams.)

Curriculum: Plant and Soil Science, Agricultural Education Certification

Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Science, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.


Subtotal: 32-33 Hours


Subtotal: 31 Hours


Subtotal: 30-31 Hours


  • Plant and Soil Science electives 12 credit hours
  • Secondary Education Minor courses 15 credit hours *

Subtotal: 27 Hours

Total hours in program: 120


For certification to teach agriscience, students should see advisor.
*Please see Secondary Education minor  for minor requirements and additional information.