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New Mexico State University

2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog


DEGREE: Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

MAJOR: Agricultural and Extension Education

OPTION: Advanced Technology Education

Required Courses

AXED 100Introduction to Agricultural, Extension, and Technology Education

3 cr.

AXED 201GEffective Leadership and Communication in Agricultural Organizations

3 cr. (2+2P)

AXED 230Early Field-Based Experience in Extension and Industry

0-2 cr.

AXED 445Developing Excellent Programs in Career and Technical Education

3 cr.

AXED 446Methods for Teaching Agricultural and Technology Education

3 cr.

AXED 447Directed Teaching in Agricultural or Technology Education

12 cr.

AXED 460Methods in Career and Technical Laboratory Instruction

2 cr.

EDUC 381Secondary Field Experience

3 cr. (2+2P)

RDG 414Content Area Literacy

3 cr. (2+2P)

SPED 350Introduction to Special Education in a Diverse Society

3 cr.

At least 18 credits of upper division technical education, which may include:

AXED 331Agricultural Structures

3 cr. (2+3P)

AXED 348Advanced Technology in the Agricultural Industry

3 cr. (2+3P)

AXED 485Methods of Teaching Biological Science in Agriculture

3 cr.

E T courses such as:
E T 300Special Topics

1-3 cr.

E T 317Manufacturing Technology

3 cr.

E T 365Building Utilities

3 cr. (2+3P)

E T 480Innovation and Product Development

3 cr.

OPTION: Agricultural Communications

This degree option includes a certificate in Creative Media Technology and a minor in either Journalism and Mass Communication or Communication Studies. See your academic advisor for more information.

OPTION: Agricultural Education Teaching

28-33 credits from the following required courses:

AXED 100Introduction to Agricultural, Extension, and Technology Education

3 cr.

AXED 201GEffective Leadership and Communication in Agricultural Organizations

3 cr. (2+2P)

AXED 230Early Field-Based Experience in Extension and Industry

0-2 cr.

AXED 380Philosophy and Methods of Contests

3 cr.

AXED 445Developing Excellent Programs in Career and Technical Education

3 cr.

AXED 446Methods for Teaching Agricultural and Technology Education

3 cr.

AXED 447Directed Teaching in Agricultural or Technology Education

12 cr.

AXED 460Methods in Career and Technical Laboratory Instruction

2 cr.

EDUC 381Secondary Field Experience

3 cr. (2+2P)

RDG 414Content Area Literacy

3 cr. (2+2P)

SPED 350Introduction to Special Education in a Diverse Society

3 cr.

Agricultural Economics (at least 9 credits)

9 cr.

Agricultural Mechanics (at least 12 credits)

12 cr.

Plant, Pest and Soil Sciences (at least 12 credits)

12 cr.

Animal Science, Horticulture, or Natural Resources (at least 12 credits from one of these three areas)

12 cr.