Vocational Courses

Listed below are brief descriptions of the vocational courses offered by the William H. Darr College of Agriculture. Please note that graduate courses are numbered 600 and above.

Agricultural Vocational (AGV) courses

  • AGV 520 Occupational Analysis

    Analysis and breakdown of broad occupations or specific jobs into basic elements for instructional purposes. Identical with BSE 520. May be repeated to a total of 2 hours when topic varies. May be taught concurrently with AGV 620. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 620 and AGV 520.

    Credit hours:
    1-2
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 521 Selection and Organization of Industrial Education

    Selection and arrangement of units to teach; preparation of informational and job assignments; selection, purchase and arrangement of laboratory equipment; dispensing of supplies and keeping of adequate records. Course typically taken in same semester as AGT 416. Identical with AGT 521. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 521 and AGT 521. May be taught concurrently with AGV 621. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 621 and AGV 521.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 522 Philosophy of Vocational Education

    Philosophical foundations of vocational education; philosophies of vocational education in the contemporary school. Identical with SEC 522 and BSE 522. May be repeated to a maximum of 3 hours when topic varies. May be taught concurrently with AGV 622. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 622 and AGV 522.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 523 Guidance for Vocational Development

    Materials, procedures, and problems involved in the guidance of individuals in the selection of, preparation for, and advancement in a vocation. Identical with BSE 523. May be repeated to a total of 3 hours when topics varies. May be taught concurrently with AGV 623. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 623 and AGV 523.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 525 Organization and Management in Vocational Education

    A systematic approach to defining and measuring occupational knowledge, skills and attitudes based upon an occupational analysis, instructional methodology, evaluation, and program standards. May be taught concurrently with AGV 625. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 625 and AGV 525.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 526 Coordination of Cooperative Education

    Problems and procedures in organizing and operating part-time cooperative and evening occupation programs. Identical with BSE 526 and SEC 526. May be repeated to a total of 2 hours when topic varies. May be taught concurrently with AGV 626. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 626 and AGV 526.

    Credit hours:
    1-2
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 527 Teaching Adults in Vocational Education

    Rise of the adult education movement, learning abilities, educational interests, and vocational needs of adults; problems and procedures in organizing and operating adult education programs; relationship of adult education to public school education. Identical with AGE 508 and SEC 527. Cannot receive credit for AGV 527 and AGE 508 and SEC 527. May be taught concurrently with AGV 627. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 627 and AGV 527.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 528 Measurement and Evaluation of Vocational Education Programs

    Means for assessing specific program needs as determined from occupational surveys and other demographic data; follow-up techniques to evaluate the overall effectiveness of the program to the manpower needs in a given labor market area. Identical with BSE 528 and SEC 528. May be repeated to a total of 3 hours with departmental approval when topic varies. May be taught concurrently with AGV 628. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 628 and AGV 528.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 576 Teaching of Industrial/Vocational Subjects

    Instructional methods and techniques of teaching industrial/vocational education subjects; attaining objectives of career and technical education, design and evaluation of instructional units; classroom and laboratory management; and development of evaluative instruments. May be taught concurrently with AGV 676. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 676 and AGV 576.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 620 Occupational Analysis

    Analysis and breakdown of broad occupations or specific jobs into basic elements for instructional purposes. Identical with BSE 620. May be repeated to a total of 2 hours when topic varies. May be taught concurrently with AGV 520. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 520 and AGV 620.

    Credit hours:
    1-2
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 621 Selection and Organization of Industrial Education

    Selection and arrangement of units to teach; preparation of informational and job assignments; selection, purchase and arrangement of laboratory equipment; dispensing of supplies and keeping of adequate records. Course typically taken in same semester as AGT 416. Identical with AGT 621. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 621 and AGT 621. May be taught concurrently with AGV 521. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 521 and AGV 621.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 622 Philosophy of Vocational Education

    Philosophical foundations of vocational education; philosophies of vocational education in the contemporary school. Identical with SEC 622 and BSE 622. May be repeated to a maximum of 3 hours when topic varies. May be taught concurrently with AGV 522. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 522 and AGV 622.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 623 Guidance for Vocational Development

    Materials, procedures, and problems involved in the guidance of individuals in the selection of, preparation for, and advancement in a vocation. Identical with BSE 623. May be repeated to a total of 3 hours when topics varies. May be taught concurrently with AGV 523. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 523 and AGV 623.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 625 Organization and Management in Vocational Education

    A systematic approach to defining and measuring occupational knowledge, skills and attitudes based upon an occupational analysis, instructional methodology, evaluation, and program standards. May be taught concurrently with AGV 525. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 525 and AGV 625.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 626 Coordination of Cooperative Education

    Problems and procedures in organizing and operating part-time cooperative and evening occupation programs. Identical with BSE 626 and SEC 626. May be repeated to a total of 2 hours when topic varies. May be taught concurrently with AGV 526. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 626 and AGV 526.

    Credit hours:
    1-2
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 627 Teaching Adults in Vocational Education

    Rise of the adult education movement, learning abilities, educational interests, and vocational needs of adults; problems and procedures in organizing and operating adult education programs; relationship of adult education to public school education. Identical with AGE 608 and SEC 627. Cannot receive credit for AGV 627 and AGE 608 and SEC 627. May be taught concurrently with AGV 527. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 527 and AGV 627.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 628 Measurement and Evaluation of Vocational Education Programs

    Means for assessing specific program needs as determined from occupational surveys and other demographic data; follow-up techniques to evaluate the overall effectiveness of the program to the manpower needs in a given labor market area. Identical with BSE 628 and SEC 628. May be repeated to a total of 3 hours with departmental approval when topic varies. May be taught concurrently with AGV 528. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 528 and AGV 628.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 676 Teaching of Industrial/Vocational Subjects

    Instructional methods and techniques of teaching industrial/vocational education subjects; attaining objectives of career and technical education, design and evaluation of instructional units; classroom and laboratory management; and development of evaluative instruments. May be taught concurrently with AGV 576. Cannot receive credit for both AGV 576 and AGV 676.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 724 Organization and Administration of Vocational Education

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Problems, procedures and local, state and federal relationships in the organization and administration of vocational education in the contemporary school. Identical with SFR 724. May be repeated to a total of 3 hours when topic varies.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 726 Seminar in Industrial Education

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Presentation and discussion of professional or technical problems in the organization and management of programs and facilities in industrial education.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • AGV 760 Special Investigations

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    The student, in consultation with the advisor, selects for in-depth study an area determined by the interest/career objectives of the student. Based on demand and timeliness of the subject, a cluster study group may engage in a joint investigation.

    Credit hours:
    1-5
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings