Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (B.S.A.G.) Major in Agriculture (Teacher Certification in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, Grades Six through Twelve)

Minimum required: 120 semester credit hours

General Requirements

  1. The general education core curriculum courses are listed in the degree plan below along with the statewide component code number. See the General Education Core Curriculum section of this catalog for the Texas State requirements and options in the core curriculum, including Honors courses.

  2. Students cannot enroll in upper-level (3000-4000) agriculture courses until they have successfully completed MATH 1315MATH 1319, or MATH 2417, (Freshman Year), and CHEM 1341 and CHEM 1141.
  3. If two years of the same modern language are taken in high school, then no additional language hours will be required for the degree. In the absence of modern language taken in high school, then two semesters of the same modern language (1410 and 1420) must be taken at the college level, and the requirement will be added to the student's degree audit.

  4. Students must complete a minimum of 36 advanced hours (3000 or 4000 level courses).
  5. Nine semester credit hours must be writing intensive (WI).
  6. In addition to the general education core curriculum and major requirements, students must also complete 12 hours of professional sequence courses through the College of Education. All coursework must be completed prior to AG 4681.
  7. To satisfy graduation requirements for teacher certification, students must have at least a 2.75 Overall GPA. A GPA of at least 2.50 in all assigned courses in the professional sequence with no grade below a “C”.
  8. The Texas Education Agency (TEA) requires multiple background checks for progression through the Educator Preparation Program. Based on information recorded in your criminal history, you may be ineligible for issuance of a teaching certificate upon completion of the Educator Preparation Program. If you have a criminal history, you may obtain a Preliminary Criminal History Evaluation from TEA. For more information, go to:

Course Requirements

AG 111011
AG 14454
AG 239013
BIO 1330 (Life and Physical Sciences Component Code 030)3
BIO 11301
MATH 1315, 1319, or 2417 (Mathematics Component Code 020)3
COMM 1310 (Component Area Option Code 090/091)3
ENG 1310 (Communication Component Code 010)3
ENG 1320 (Communication Component Code 010)3
US 11001
American History Component Code 0603
POSI 2310 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070)3
AG 2313 or 23793
AG 237313
AG 23833
AG 23743
ENG Literature (Component Area Option Code 090/094)3
CHEM 1341 (Life and Physical Sciences Component Code 030)3
CHEM 11411
PHIL 1305 or 1320 (Language, Philosophy, and Culture Component Code 040)3
American History Component Code 0603
POSI 2320 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070)3
AG 34264
AG 33193
AG 3317 or 33183
AG 43253
AG 3310, 3353, or 43613
CI 43323
Social and Behavioral Sciences Component Code 0803
ART 2313, DAN 2313, MU 2313, or TH 2313 (Creative Arts Component Code 050)3
CI 33253
AG 33413
AG 33453
AG 41851
AG 43433
AG 42122
AG 43073
AG 43113
AG 46816
RDG 33233
CI 43703
AG Advanced Elective3
Total Hours: 120