The BSE in Secondary Education-Agriculture option is designed to prepare you to teach secondary agriculture education (grades 9-12) in Missouri. The curriculum provides foundational skills in both agriculture and teaching methods. You will obtain the hands-on experience that school districts expect and that high tech agriculture careers demand. In addition to student teaching experiences, you will learn through opportunities such as welding, repairing mechanical systems, assisting in agronomic field test plot research, and plotting cattle futures.
Dedicated faculty members and well-equipped facilities offer a quality learning experience. With a university student-faculty ratio of 17 to 1, you will receive personalized attention and instruction. In addition to typical classrooms, a greenhouse facility and UCM’s 260-acre Prussing Demonstration Farm provide support for all phases of the program.
You will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the Agriculture Education program to:
You will have the opportunity to participate in multiple sponsored organizations:
UCM is the longest continuously CAEP accredited public institution in Missouri