Agricultural Leadership: International Studies, BSAG

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2023-2024. Learn more about University Academic Regulation 3.1.

Minimum Overall Grade Point Average: 2.00
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 (H)
American History Since 1865 (DH)
POLS 1113American Government3
Analytical & Quantitative Thought (A)
MATH (A) or STAT (A)3
Humanities (H)
Courses designated (H)6
Natural Sciences (N)
Must include one Laboratory Science (L) course
Select one of the following:4
Chemistry In Civilization (LN) 1
Chemical Principles I (LN) 1
Chemistry I (LN) 1
SOIL 1113Land, Life and the Environment (N) 13
or SOIL 2124 Fundamentals of Soil Science (N)
Social & Behavioral Sciences (S)
AGEC 1113Introduction to Agricultural Economics (S) 13
Additional General Education
Courses designated (A), (H), (N), or (S)9
Hours Subtotal40
Diversity (D) & International Dimension (I)
May be completed in any part of the degree plan
Select at least one Diversity (D) course (Included in Major Requirements)
Select at least one International Dimension (I) course (Included in Major Requirements)
College/Departmental Requirements
Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
AG 1011First Year Seminar1
ANSI 1124Introduction to the Animal Sciences4
ENTO 2003Insects and Society (N)3
or ENTO 3003 Livestock Entomology
Select one of the following:3
Fundamentals of Food Science
The Meat We Eat
Meat Animal and Carcass Evaluation
PLNT 1213Introduction to Plant and Soil Systems3
or HORT 1013 Principles of Horticultural Science (LN)
Written & Oral Communications
AGCM 3103Written Communications in Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources 23
or ENGL 3323 Technical Writing
AGCM 3203Oral Communications in Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources (S) 33
or SPCH 2713 Introduction to Speech Communication (S)
Hours Subtotal20
Major Requirements
Core Courses
AGLE 1511Introduction to Leadership in Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources1
AGLE 2303Agricultural Leaders in Society (S)3
AGLE 2403Agricultural Leadership in a Multicultural Society (DS)3
AGLE 3101Introduction to Agricultural Leadership1
AGLE 3303Agricultural Leadership: Theory and Practice3
AGLE 3403Facilitating Social Change in Agriculture3
AGLE 3803Global Leadership in Agriculture (I)3
AGLE 4101Seminar in Leadership Education1
AGLE 4203Professional Development in Agriculture3
AGLE 4300Agricultural Leadership Internship (6 hours)6
Select 6 hours of the following:6
Contemporary Issues in Leadership
Introduction to Cooperative Extension
Facilitating Leadership Education Programs
Additional Requirements
AGLE 4803International Agricultural Leadership Tour (or approved international experience)3
Select 3 hours of NREM3
Select 3 hours of the following:3
International Agricultural Markets and Trade (I)
International Programs in Agricultural Education and Extension (I)
Agricultural Animals of the World (I)
Food and the Human Environment (IS)
Select 9 hours from courses in the same foreign language9
Related Courses
To be selected from areas related to youth development, extension education, agriculture and/or agricultural leadership including any courses with prefixes in Ferguson College of Agriculture, plus EPSY, PSYC, and MGMT.9
Hours Subtotal60
Total Hours120

College & Departmental requirements that may be used to meet General Education requirements.


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


If used as (S) course above, then hours are reduced by three.

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 2029.