Agricultural Education: Horticultural Sciences, BSAG

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2018-2019. Learn more about University Academic Regulation 3.1.

Minimum Overall Grade Point Average: 2.50
Total Hours: 120

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 or STAT3
Humanities (H)
Courses designated (H)6
Natural Sciences (N)
Must include one Laboratory Science (L) course
CHEM 1314Chemistry I (LN) 14
or CHEM 1215 Chemical Principles I (LN)
Any course designated (N)3
Social & Behavioral Sciences (S)
AGEC 1113Introduction to Agricultural Economics (S) 13
SPCH 2713Introduction to Speech Communication (S) 13
or AGCM 3203 Oral Communications in Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources (S)
Additional General Education
Courses designated (A), (H), (N), or (S) 26
Hours Subtotal40
Diversity (D) & International Dimension (I)
May be completed in any part of the degree plan
Select at least one Diversity (D) course 3
Select at least one International Dimension (I) course 4
College/Departmental Requirements
Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
AG 1011First Year Seminar1
ANSI 1124Introduction to the Animal Sciences4
PLNT 1213Introduction to Plant and Soil Systems3
BIOL 1114Introductory Biology (LN) 54
Written & Oral Communications
Select one of the following:3
Written Communications in Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
Written Communication
Business Communication for International Students
Technical Writing
Hours Subtotal15
Major Requirements
Core Courses
Select one of the following:3
International Programs in Agricultural Education and Extension (I)
International Study Tour in Agricultural Education (I)
Global Leadership in Agriculture (I)
Agricultural Animals of the World (I)
Select one of the following:3
Fundamentals of Food Science
The Meat We Eat
Meat Animal and Carcass Evaluation
AST 3011Ag Structures1
AST 3211Engines and Power1
AST 3222Metals and Welding2
AST 4101Ag Electrification1
HORT 1013Principles of Horticultural Science (LN)3
NREM 2013Ecology of Natural Resources3
SOIL 2124Fundamentals of Soil Science (N)4
Horticulture Courses
HORT 3084Plant Propagation4
PBIO 1404Plant Biology (LN)4
Select a minimum of 8 hours from HORT prefix courses 68
Professional 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 73
AGED 4200Student Teaching in Agricultural Education 79
EPSY 3213Psychology of Adolescence3
or EPSY 3413 Child and Adolescent Development
SPED 3202Educating Exceptional Learners (D)2
Hours Subtotal64
Electives
Select 1 hour or hours to complete required total for degree 81
Hours Subtotal1
Total Hours120

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 2024.