Agricultural Sciences Education Concentration

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Agricultural Science Education is engaging, evolving, life changing, and always in demand! This concentration prepares students for a teaching career as an agricultural educator and FFA advisor in a public school.

Concentration Requirements
  • Students get hands-on experience at the local, state and national level as they participate in class projects, conduct workshops for middle- and high-school students, and network with other agricultural education students across the country
  • Graduates of the Agricultural Science Education concentration are high school agriculture teachers, 4-H agents, ag-in-the-classroom coordinators, agricultural loan officers, agricultural sales representatives, Extension educators, farm service agency representatives, and organizational trainers
  • Students help design and implement the FFA Greenhand and Student Leaders Conference, Leadership Training School workshops, and Career Development Event (CDE) competitions
  • Our faculty is committed to excellence by providing real-world experiences to prepare students for future careers in the agriculture industry
  • Students complete a 12-week student teaching experience, which provides real-world application of the skills learned through university coursework
  • Scholarship opportunities for eligible students include the Chancellor’s Scholars Program, College of ACES James Scholar Honors Program, Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship, College of ACES Scholarships, and other program specific scholarships as funds become available

Declare a Minor

Adding a minor to your undergraduate studies is a great way to diversify your knowledge base and gain a valuable understanding of a subject matter without having to commit to a double major. University of Illinois students have a wide variety of options available when it comes to selecting a minor. For more information visit the Office of the Provost