College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences

Bachelor of Science - Agricultural Education

Professionals who understand global agricultural and natural resources systems are in demand everywhere – in food and fiber industries, in schools and universities, and in government agencies.

A degree in agricultural education from N.C. A&T will prepare you for a rewarding career teaching and communicating about agrisciences to high school students, to agribusiness professionals and to the agricultural community.

The program offers two major concentrations, depending on your career goals:

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) - Agricultural Education (Agricultural Professional Service) - This curriculum is for students seeking careers in Cooperative Extension, governmental agencies, non-profit organizations, or in agribusiness and industry.

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) - Agricultural Education (Secondary Education) - The curriculum in secondary education is for students seeking careers teaching agriscience in middle and high schools. Graduates are eligible to apply for the agricultural education teaching license in North Carolina. Students majoring in this concentration will also have to be admitted to the College of Education’s Teacher Education Program at N.C. A&T, and must earn a minimum grade point average of 2.8, in addition to other program requirements. Please ask your advisor for more details and information about these requirements.

Both concentrations provide an education in all areas of agricultural sciences, including animal sciences, agribusiness management, plant and soil sciences, natural resources and environmental sciences and biological engineering. Leadership and communication skills are emphasized throughout both curriculums.

Many of our graduates pursue advanced degrees, qualifying them for careers in research, business, legal or management professions. A popular advanced degree is the Master’s in Agricultural Education from N.C. A&T.

Please ask us more about what a degree in Agricultural Education can do for you. Contact:
Chastity Warren English, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Agriscience Education Program Coordinator
251-A Carver Hall

Phone: 336-285-4819 or 336-334-7711
Fax: 336-334-7257