Arkansas State University - Jonesboro
Degree:  Bachelor of Science
Major:  Agricultural Education  Emphasis:  Agricultural Communications
 2006-2007

Students requiring developmental course work based on low entrance exam scores (ACT, SAT, ASSET, COMPASS) may not be able to complete this program of study in eight (8) semesters.  Developmental courses do not count toward total degree hours.  Students having completed college level courses prior to enrollment will be assisted by their advisor in making appropriate substitutions.   In most cases, general education courses may be exchanged between semesters.    A minimum of 45 hours of upper division credit (3000-4000 level) is required for this degree.  Mandatory state and institutional assessment exams will be required during your degree program.  Failure to participate in required assessments may delay graduation.

Year 1 Year 1
Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ENG 1003 Composition I 3 X ENG 1013 Composition II 3 X
AGRI 1913  Making Connections in Agriculture (FYE) 3     SCOM 1203 Oral Communications 3 X
MATH 1023 College Algebra  3 X CHEM 1013 Gen. Chemistry I 3 X
ANSC 1613 Intro to Animal Science 3 CHEM 1011 Gen. Chemistry Lab 1 X
HIST 1013 or 1023  World Civ to 1660 or since 1660 3 X   ART or MUS or THEA 2503 Fine Arts Visual or Musical or Theatre 3 X
ANSC 1621 Intro to Animal Science Lab 1 PE 1002 Concepts of Fitness 2 X
Total Hours 16 Total Hours 15
Year 2 Year 2
Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
PSSC 1303 Intro to Plant Science 3 PSSC 2811 Soils Lab 1
AGED 1403 Basic Agri Mechanics 3     ECON 2313 or 2333 Prin of Macroeconomics or Econ Issues & Concepts 3 X
ENG 2003 Intro to Lit of Western World I 3 X   AGEC 1003 Intro to Agricultural Business 3  
BIOL 1003 Biological Science 3 X PSSC 2813 Soils 3
BIOL 1001 Biological Science Lab 1 X   ENG 2013 or PHIL 1103 Intro to Lit of Western World II or Intro to Phil 3 X
HIST 2763 or 2773 or POSC 2103  US History to 1876 or Since 1876 or US Govt 3 X   SCED 2514 Intro to Sec Teaching 4  
Total Hours 16 Total Hours 17
Year 3 Year 3
Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
AGRI 3233 or ECON 2113 or STAT 3233 Applied Ag Statistics or Bus Stats I or Applied Stats 3     Gen Ed Enhancement Gen Ed course not previously taken or course from approved enhancement list 3 X
AGRI 3721 Seminar:  Intrep Research  1     AGED Elective 3000/4000 Must be Jr/Sr Level Course within Major 3  
PSY 3553 Educational Psychology 3 JOUR 2003 News Writing 3
ZOOL 1043 and 1041or BOT 1103 and 1101 Biology of Animals and Lab for Biology of Animals or General Botany and Lab for Gen Bot 4     CHEM 1033 Intro to Organic & Biochem 3  
ANSC 3613 Nut Mgmt of Dom Animals 3 CHEM 1031 Intro to Org & Biochem Lab 1
AGED 4462 Agri Youth Organizations 2     AGRI Elective 3000/4000 Must be Jr/Sr Level Course within College 3  
  AGRI 4721 Seminar:  Prof Presentations 1
Total Hours 16 Total Hours 17
Year 4 Year 4
Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
JOUR 3023 Advertising Principles 3 AGED 4433 Methods of Teach Agri Mech 3
VOED 4503 Found Adult Educ in VOED 3 ENG 3043 Technical Writing 3
AGRI Elective 3000/4000 Must be Jr/Sr Level Course within College 4     Elective Must be in Communications (JOUR 2023 or 3013)  3  
AGEC 4073 Agri Business Mgmt 3 RTV 3323 TV Workshop for Non-majors 3
RTV 2024 Audio Production 3 AGRI 4204 Internship in Agriculture 4
Total Hours 16 Total Hours 16
Total Jr/Sr Hours 45 Total Degree Hours 129
Graduation Requirements:
Completion of HIST 2763 or HIST 2773 or POSC 2103 
English Proficiency (Grade of C or better in ENG 1003 and ENG 1013)
*ECON 2313 or 2333 Required under Social Sciences
2.00 GPA in Major
2.00 GPA at ASU
2.00 GPA Overall
Maximum of 31 hours via correspondence, extension, examination, PLA, Military or similar means; CLEP (30 hrs max)
45 JR/SR Hours after completing 30 hours
129 Total Credit Hours
18 of last 24 hours must be ASU-Jonesboro courses
Minimum of 57 hours from 4-year institutions
32 Resident Hours if completing second degree and first degree was not from ASU-J

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