Agricultural Education: Animal Agriculture, BSAG

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2017-2018. Learn more about University Academic Regulation 3.1.

Minimum Overall Grade Point Average: 2.00
Total Hours: 133

General Education Requirements
English Composition
See Academic Regulation 3.5
ENGL 1113Composition I3
or ENGL 1313 Critical Analysis and Writing I
Select one of the following:3
Composition II
Critical Analysis and Writing II
Technical Writing
American History & Government
Select one of the following:3
Survey of American History
American History to 1865
American History Since 1865
POLS 1113American Government3
Analytical & Quantitative Thought (A)
MATH 1483Mathematical Functions and Their Uses (A) 13
or MATH 1513 College Algebra (A)
Select one of the following:3
Trigonometry (A) 1
Business Calculus (A) 1
Elementary Statistics (A) 1
Humanities (H)
Courses designated (H)6
Natural Sciences (N)
Must include one Laboratory Science (L) course
BIOL 1114Introductory Biology (LN) 14
Any course designated (N)3
Social & Behavioral Sciences (S)
AGEC 1113Introduction to Agricultural Economics (S) 13
Additional General Education
Courses designated (A), (H), (N), or (S)6
Hours Subtotal40
Diversity (D) & International Dimension (I)
May be completed in any part of the degree plan
Select at least one Diversity (D) course
Select at least one International Dimension (I) course
College/Departmental Requirements
Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
AG 1011First Year Seminar1
ANSI 1111Animal and Food Science Experience1
ANSI 1124Introduction to the Animal Sciences4
ANSI 2112Live Animal Evaluation2
ANSI 2233The Meat We Eat3
or ANSI 2253 Meat Animal and Carcass Evaluation
HORT 1013Principles of Horticultural Science (LN)3
PLNT 1213Introduction to Plant and Soil Systems3
MCAG 3222Metals And Welding2
MCAG 3011Ag Structures1
MCAG 3211Engines and Power1
MCAG 4101Ag Electrification1
Chemistry
CHEM 1314General Chemistry (LN) 24
or CHEM 1215 General Chemistry (LN)
Written & Oral Communications
AGCM 3103Written Communications in Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources 33
or ENGL 3323 Technical Writing
AGCM 3203Oral Communications in Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources (S) 43
or SPCH 2713 Introduction to Speech Communication (S)
Hours Subtotal32
Major Requirements
Core Courses
ANSI 3242Advanced Livestock Evaluation2
or ANSI 3310 Advanced Competitive Evaluation
ANSI 3423Animal Genetics3
ANSI 3433Animal Breeding3
ANSI 3443Animal Reproduction3
ANSI 3543Principles of Animal Nutrition3
ANSI 3653Applied Animal Nutrition3
ANSI 4863Capstone for Animal Agriculture3
NREM 2013Ecology of Natural Resources3
SOIL 2124Fundamentals of Soil Science (N)4
Select at least two species of the following:6
Poultry Science
Horse Science
Dairy Cattle Science
Sheep Science
Beef Cow-Calf Management
Stocker and Feedlot Cattle Management
Swine Science
Equine Enterprise Management
Beef Seedstock Management and Sales
Professional Agriculture Education Core
AGED 3101Laboratory and Clinical Experiences in Agricultural Education1
AGED 3103Foundations and Philosophies of Teaching Agricultural Education3
AGED 3203Planning the Community Program in Agricultural Education3
AGED 4103Methods and Skills of Teaching and Management in Agricultural Education3
AGED 4203Professional Development in Agricultural Education 53
AGED 4200Student Teaching in Agricultural Education 59
EPSY 3213Psychology of Adolescence3
SPED 3202Educating Exceptional Learners (D)2
Hours Subtotal60
Electives
Select 1 hour or hours to complete required total for degree 61
Hours Subtotal1
Total Hours133
1

College & Departmental requirements that may be used to meet GE requirements.

2

If used as (N) course above, hours in this block reduced by 4.

3

If ENGL 3323 Technical Writing is substituted for ENGL 1213 Composition II above; hours in this block are reduced by 3

4

If used as (S) course above, hours in this block reduced by 3

5

AGED 4203 Professional Development in Agricultural Education & AGED 4200 Student Teaching in Agricultural Education are taken during student teaching semester.

6

These hours may be applied to the foreign language proficiency requirement per teacher certification (see below)

Required for graduation and recommendation for Licensure/Standard Certification

  1. 2.50 overall GPA;
  2. 2.50 GPA in Major Requirements; and
  3. 2.50 GPA in Professional Requirements.

The student must earn minimum grades of “C” in each course in the College/Departmental Requirements, Major Requirements, Professional Core Requirements, and demonstrate proficiency in a foreign language (i.e., a grade of “C” or better or completion of two years of the same foreign language in high school with a “B” average or better).

Other Requirements

  • A minimum of 40 semester credit hours and 100 grade points must be earned in courses numbered 3000 or above.
  • A 2.00 GPA or higher in upper-division hours.

Additional State/OSU Requirements

  • At least: 60 hours at a four-year institution; 30 hours completed at OSU; 15 of the final 30 or 50% of the upper-division hours in the major field completed at OSU.
  • Limit of: one-half of major course requirements as transfer work; one-fourth of hours earned by correspondence; 8 transfer correspondence hours.
  • Students will be held responsible for degree requirements in effect at the time of matriculation and any changes that are made, so long as these changes do not result in semester credit hours being added or do not delay graduation.
  • Degrees that follow this plan must be completed by the end of Summer 2023.