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Agriculture Education

Agriculture Education AS - Agricultural Production Systems

Becoming an Agriculture Educator will give you the power to change the lives of students in the ag industry. You will promote agriculture inside and outside of the classroom by providing hands on activities for the students. Our program will provide you with a hands on education to give you a great start on your Ag education degree. With our A to B transfer program, you will sucessfully finish two years of education at our rural campus and then transfer to a four year institution to finish your degree.

Careers

  • Ag Education Teacher
  • Extension Specialist
  • College Professor
  • Ag Research Specialist
  • Farm or Ranch Manager
  • and Many More!

Courses Offered

Associate of Science Core (26-28 credits)

    Agriculture Education Specialization Focus (24 credits)

    • ACT 1103 Accounting I (3 credits)
    • ACT 1203 Accounting II (3 credits)
    • AED 1103 Intro to Agri Science Education (3 credits)
    • AED 1233 Planning Leadership & Experiential Programs (3 credits)
    • AED 2103 Youth Programs (3 credits)
    • AED 2503 Livestock Practicum (3 credits)
    • AEQ 1103 Small Engines (3 credits)
    • AEQ 1203 Welding (3 credits)
    • AGR 1201 Principles of Soils Lab (1 credit)
    • AGR 1203 Principles of Soils (3 credits)
    • AGR 2103 Building Construction (3 credits)
    • ASI 1011 Intro to Animal Science (1 credit)
    • ASI 1213 Livestock & Carcass Evaluation (3 credits)
    • ASI 1303 Animal Management (3 credits)
    • ASI 2513 Meat Science (3 credits)
    • ECN 1203 Microeconomics (3 credits)
    • ECN 1303 Macroeconomics (3 credits)
    • PHL 1103 Critical Thinking (3 credits)

    Advisor Guided Electives (11 credits)

    • Total Credit Hours for Degree (64 credits)

    Associated Clubs and Teams

    • Ranch Horse Team
    • Rodeo Team

    Featured Student

    Bailey Hinrichs Animal Science Major
    "I chose NCTA because I really like the small town atmosphere and the hands on experience. NCTA has multiple options to assist in furthering your knowledge in the field of agriculture."