Agricultural Education Major, Agricultural Education and Technology Education Dual Licensure, B.S.

Course Title Credits
General Requirements
General Education40-53
Required Core SOA Courses
ANSCI 1000Introduction to Animal Science3
AGBUS 1500Introduction to Agribusiness3
AGBUS 2500Producer and Consumer Cooperatives3
AGET 1750Equipment, Structure and Power Systems3
or INDUSTDY 1530 Power Systems Technology
Choose one of the following:3
Introduction to Ecological Restoration and Resource Management
Introduction to Plant Science
Introduction to Plant Science
Required Technology Education Courses
INDUSTDY 1010Principles of Safety and Risk Management3
INDUSTDY 1030Introduction to Manufacturing3
INDUSTDY 1130Wood Technology3
INDUSTDY 1200AC/DC Fundamentals3
or AGET 3850 Electrical Applications in Agriculture
INDUSTDY 1230Technical Drafting3
Agriculture Electives6
AGBUS 2500 will satisfy 3 of the 6 credits needed
Industrial Studies Electives6
Agriculture or Industrial Studies Electives6
Required Education Courses
Admission to School of Education
TEACHING 1230Introduction to Education2
TEACHING 2130Human Growth and Development3
or PSYCHLGY 3130 Child Psychology
or PSYCHLGY 3230 Adolescent Psychology
or PSYCHLGY 2730 Life Span Developmental Psychology
TEACHING 2170Foundations of Educational Technology3
TEACHING 3070Meeting Content & Language Needs of English Language Learners3
TEACHING 3320Introduction to Inclusion3
TEACHING 3440Equity Education & Culturally Relevant Pedagogy in the Multicultural Classroom3
TEACHING 3730Instructional Design and Assessment3
TEACHING 4210Pre-Student Teaching at Middle/Secondary Level2
TEACHING 4660Student Teaching K-1212
INDUSTDY 4820History & Principles of Career and Technical Education2
AGEDUC 3900Curriculum and Facilities Planning in Career and Technical Education3
AGEDUC 4930Teaching Methods in Career and Technical Education3
Total Credits127-140

Requirements for Admission to Teacher Education

To be eligible for admission, teacher candidates must meet the following minimum requirements:

  1. Successfully complete the Pre-Professional Skills Test. Passing scores for the PPST are reading 175, writing 174 and mathematics 173. Teacher candidates should take the PPST during their first year at UW-Platteville
  2. Earn grades of “C” or better in the following courses: Freshman Composition (ENGLISH 1130 and ENGLISH 1230), Speech (SPEECH 2010 is strongly recommended, though SPEECH 1060 will satisfy the requirement),and TEACHING 1230 or HHP 2320
  3. Attend and have written verification that the teacher candidate attended the STEPS presentation during TEACHING 1230 Introduction to Education
  4. Be recommended for admission by two people (other than friends, relatives or UW-Platteville faculty) who can assess the candidate’s potential to be a teacher
  5. Have earned 40 semester credits in an accredited college of which 15 credits have been earned at UW-Platteville
  6. Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.65 or better
  7. Prepare an admission portfolio, present it to an interview committee during Pre-Professional Days and be recommended for admission by committee

Requirements for Admission to Student Teaching

To be eligible for admission to student teaching a candidate must:

  1. Meet or exceed the minimum required grade point average of 2.75 overall and in major(s), teaching minor(s) and professional education courses
  2. Have completed appropriate methods course(s) for the major and minor, as well as TEACHING 2130 and TEACHING 3320 or equivalent courses
  3. Have grades of “C” or better in required methods courses and in all required professional education courses
  4. Have passed the Praxis II agriculture content test or have a major GPA of 3.000 or greater.
  5. Have been admitted to the SOE for one full semester prior to student teaching
  6. Documentation of 2,000 hours of work experience in agriculture