The Washington State University General Catalog

Courses with the Ag Ed Prefix


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Agricultural Education (AG_ED)

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110 Introduction to Agricultural Education 2 Introduction to Agricultural Education Model, requirements for becoming an agricultural teacher; roles of the agricultural teacher.

342 Methods of Teaching Agriculture 3 Course Prerequisite: TCH LRN 303; admitted to teacher education (Secondary Education). Methods and strategies for teaching agricultural science.

407 [CAPS] Student Teaching in Agricultural Education V 4-16 Course Prerequisite: AG ED 440; AG ED 450; AG ED 471; senior standing. Supervised teaching in public schools including seminars reflecting effective teaching. Required preparation: Includes applying; paying certification fees; completing all other coursework for degree and teacher certification; receiving fingerprint clearance from WSP, FBI, and Office of Professional Practices; maintaining 2.5 GPA overall and in endorsement and professional core classes. Placement by interview only. S, F grading.

430 Reinforcing Core Academics in Agricultural Education 4 (3-3) Strategies of reinforcing core academics in secondary agricultural education. This course leads to CASE certification.

431 Applied Instructional Strategies in Agricultural Education 4 (2-6) Introduction to agriculture, food, and natural resource systems, and strategies for reinforcing core academics in secondary education. Leads to CASE certification in AFNR.

440 [M] Principles of Career and Technical Education V 2-3 Course Prerequisite: TCH LRN 464 or concurrent enrollment; TCH LRN 465 or concurrent enrollment; TCH LRN 466 or concurrent enrollment. Local, state, and national vocational technical educational legislation, policies, programs, and organizations.

442 Program Planning in Agricultural Education 2 Organization and management of a total vocational agricultural program.

450 Planning, Curriculum, and Techniques in Ag Ed 3 Course Prerequisite: TCH LRN 301; TCH LRN 317; admitted to teacher education (Secondary Education). Focus on career and technical education program planning, curriculum development, and instructional techniques for agricultural education programs.

471 Student Organizations in Agricultural Education 2 Role of Future Farmers of America (FFA) in student organizations; role of advisor; principles of leadership; characteristics of successful FFA chapters. Course equivalent to OSU's Ag 421/521.

497 Internship in Agricultural Education V 2-12 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 12 credits. Course Prerequisite: By interview only. Off-campus professional experience. S, F grading.

499 Special Problems V 1-4 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: By department permission. Independent study conducted under the jurisdiction of an approving faculty member; may include independent research studies in technical or specialized problems; selection and analysis of specified readings; development of a creative project; or field experiences. S, F grading.

504 Special Topics in Vocational Education V 1-3 Special topics in agricultural education or agriculture that will provide advanced training for teachers of agriculture.

508 Foundations of Vocational Education 3 Historical, philosophical, social, political and economic factors that influence education in vocational environments.

511 Seminar in Career and Technical Education V 1-2 Seminar addressing new and emerging legislation and educational programs in vocational education.

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