Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (B.S.A.G.) Major in Agriculture (Teacher Certification in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, Grades 6-12)

Minimum required: 120 semester credit hours

Admission Requirement

  1. All students pursuing teacher certification must apply and be accepted to the Office of Educator Preparation.

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 1315 or MATH 1319 (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. Majors must complete a minimum of 36 advanced hours (3000 or 4000 level courses).
  5. Nine semester credit hours must be writing intensive (WI).
  6. An Overall GPA of 2.75 is required for graduation with teacher certification.

  7. 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.

Course Requirements

FreshmanHours
AG 111011
AG 14454
AG 239013
BIO 1330 (Life & Physical Sciences Component Code 030)3
BIO 11301
MATH 1315 or 1319 (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
HIST 1310 (American History Component Code 060)3
POSI 2310 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070)3
 31
SophomoreHours
AG 2313 or 23793
AG 237313
AG 23833
AG 23743
ENG Literature (Component Area Option Code 090/094)3
CHEM 1341 (Life & Physical Sciences Component Code 030)3
CHEM 11411
PHIL 1305 or 1320 (Language, Philosophy & Culture Component Code 040)3
HIST 1320 (American History Component Code 060)3
POSI 2320 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070)3
 28
JuniorHours
AG 34264
AG 33193
AG 3317 or 33183
AG 43253
AG 23103
AG 3310, 3353, or 43613
CI 43323
ANTH 1312, GEO 1310, PSY 1300, or SOCI 1310 (Social & Behavioral Sciences Component Code 080)3
ART 2313, DAN 2313, MU 2313, or TH 2313 (Creative Arts Component Code 050)3
CI 33253
 31
SeniorHours
AG 33453
AG 41851
AG 43433
AG 42122
AG 43073
AG 43113
AG 46816
RDG 33233
CI 43703
AG Advanced Elective3
 30
Total Hours: 120
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 Must be successfully completed in the first 45 college credit hours at Texas State.