Why should I choose the Agricultural Education Concentration?

When students choose this field of study, they enter one of the most unique teacher education programs in the nation. Leading the way in professional teacher training, our curriculum will earn students a Bachelor of Science degree in the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences.

What can I do with an Agricultural Education concentration?


Students can earn Arkansas teacher certification to teach agricultural science in public schools.

In addition to teaching, graduates of agricultural education find successful careers in areas such as:

  • Agricultural sales
  • Business management
  • Education consultants
  • Extension services
  • International work
  • Agricultural planning

What courses do I take with a concentration in Agricultural Education?

The agricultural education program includes study in the agricultural sciences and technologies as well as professional study in educational pedagogy. In addition to coursework, students will participate in field-based internships in agricultural education. They will also participate in leadership experiences through the department's Collegiate FFA Alumni & Supporters Chapter.

Concentration Checksheet: 

Agricultural Education

Semester-by-Semester Degree Plan: 

Agricultural Education

For degree plans prior to 2019-2020, see the Agricultural Education, Communication and Technology Degree Archives.

How can an Agricultural Education, Communication and Technology student be involved?

The Department of Agricultural Education, Communications and Technology and the university offer a variety of outlets for students to gain professional development experiences.

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Quick Facts

Agricultural Education, Communications & Technology

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Internship Required:

Commonly Paired Minors:
Agribusiness, Agricultural Leadership

*Based on most recent Career Development Center Outcomes Report

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