BSED Four-Year Degree Plan

The following is a sample schedule for this major – your actual schedule may vary.

Meet with your advisor and review the class schedule before confirming your schedule.

Missouri State is committed to helping you graduate in four years.

The following degree plan is based on the 2018-19 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
AGB 144 Agricultural Economics I 4
AGS 101 Animal Science 4
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
MTH 130 Contemporary Mathematics 3
Agriculture Elective 3
Total hours19

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ENG 110 Writing I 3
AGR 100 Food Security 3
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States since 1877
3
AGP 103 Plant Science
or AGN 115 Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment
3
General Education Requirement: Humanities 3
General Education Requirement: Cultural Competence 3
Total hours18

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
CHM 107 Chemistry for the Citizen 3
CHM 108 Chemistry for the Citizen Laboratory 1
AGP 303 Suburban Horticulture
or AGP 333 Landscape Design
3
General Education Requirement: Social and Behavioral Sciences 3
Agriculture Elective 3
Total hours16

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
BIO 102 Principles of Biological Science 4
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology 3
AGN 215 Soils 3
General Education Requirement: The Arts 3
Agriculture Elective 3
General Education Requirement: Cultural Competence 3
Total hours18

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
RDG 474 Reading and Writing in the Content Fields 3
AGN 143 Introductory Forestry
or AGN 335 Soil Conservation and Water Management
3
SEC 302 General Methods of Instruction in the Middle and Secondary Schools 3
AGE 318 Introduction to Agricultural Education 2
AGE 337 Agricultural Mechanics Practices 3
Agriculture Elective 3
Total hours17

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
General Education Requirement: Public Issues 3
AGB 334 Marketing Agricultural Products 3
PSY 360 Educational Psychology 3
AGE 568 Course and Program Building in Agricultural Education 3
Agriculture Elective 3
AGR 320 Writing in the Applied Sciences 3
Total hours18

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
EDC 345 Introduction to Multicultural Education and Diversity 3
SPE 340 Educational Alternative for Exceptional Students 2
EDC 350 School and Society 3
RDG 574 Analysis and Correction of Difficulties in Adolescent Literacy 3
AGE 558 Teaching of Agriculture 3
AGE 578 Methods of Teaching Agricultural Management 2
AGE 588 Methods of Teaching Agricultural Laboratory Management 2
Total hours18

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
AGE 493 Supervised Teaching (Secondary Agriculture) 5-6
AGE 494 Supervised Teaching (Secondary Agriculture) 5-6
Total hours10-12
Degree plan last reviewed 07-02-2018.