Undergraduate Degree - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education

Program:
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education
Program Code:
5379 Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Ag,Food & Natural Resources Ed
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Bachelor of Science
Start Term:
FS14
Department:
Department of Community Sustainability
Relevant Excerpt(s) from Academic Programs:


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certification.

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Department of Community Sustainability

Undergraduate Programs
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education is designed to prepare students for careers as school-based agriculture, food and natural resources teachers at the secondary-level, careers in agricultural and natural resource education fields, or for professional or graduate studies.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education
  1. The University requirements for bachelor’s degrees as described in the Undergraduate Education section of this catalog; 120 credits, including general elective credits, are required for the Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education.

    The University’s Tier II writing requirement for the Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources major is met by completing Community Sustainability 300, 301, and 343. Those courses are referenced in item 3. below.

    Students who are enrolled in the Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Education major leading to the Bachelor of Science degree in the Department of Community Sustainability may complete an alternative track to Integrative Studies in Biological and Physical Sciences that consists of the following courses: Biological Science 162 and 172, and Chemistry 141. The completion of Biological Science 172 satisfies the laboratory requirement. Biological Science 162 and 172, and Chemistry 141 may be counted toward both the alternative track and the requirements for the major referenced in item 3. below.

    The completion of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources mathematics requirements may also satisfy the University mathematics requirement.
  2. The requirements of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources for the Bachelor of Science degree. Certain courses referenced in item 3. below may be counted toward College requirements as appropriate.
  3. The following requirements for the major:
                   
    a. All of the following courses (56 credits):
    ANS 110 Introductory Animal Agriculture 4
    BS 161 Cell and Molecular Biology 3
    BS 162 Organismal and Population Biology 3
    BS 172 Organismal and Population Biology Laboratory 2
    CSS 101 Introduction to Crop Science 3
    CSS 210 Fundamentals of Soil Science 3
    CEM 141 General Chemistry 4
    CSUS 200 Introduction to Sustainability 3
    CSUS 222A Seminar in Instructional Theory I - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education 1
    CSUS 222B Seminar in Instructional Theory II - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education 1
    CSUS 222C Seminar in Instructional Theory III - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education 1
    CSUS 223A Seminar in Leadership Theory I - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education 1
    CSUS 223B Seminar in Leadership Theory II - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education 1
    CSUS 223C Seminar in Leadership Theory III - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education 1
    CSUS 300 Theoretical Foundations of Sustainability 3
    CSUS 301 Community Engagement for Sustainability 3
    CSUS 343 Community Food and Agriculture Systems 3
    FOR 202 Introduction to Forestry 3
    HRT 203 Principles of Horticulture 3
    IBIO 355 Ecology 3
    IBIO 355L Ecology Laboratory (W) 1
    TE 150 Reflections on Learning 3
    TE 250 Human Diversity, Power, and Opportunity in Social Institutions 3
    b. One of the following courses (3 credits):
    ABM 100 Decision-making in the Agri-Food System 3
    ABM 130 Farm Management I 3
    c. One of the following courses (3 credits):
    CSUS 464 Environmental and Natural Resource Policy in Michigan 3
    CSUS 465 Environmental and Natural Resource Law 3
    d. All of the following courses for students admitted into the secondary teacher education program (15 credits):
    TE 302 Learners and Learning in Contexts –  Secondary (W) 4
    TE 407 Teaching Subject Matter to Diverse Learners – Secondary (W) 5
    TE 408 Crafting Teaching Practices – Secondary (W) 5
    TE 409 Crafting Teaching Practices in the Secondary Teaching Minor 1
    e. A secondary disciplinary teaching minor chosen from a list of approved secondary education minors for teacher certification. Refer to the Teacher Certification section of the Department of Teacher Education.
    f. All of the following courses for students not pursuing secondary teacher education certification (15 credits):
    CSUS 493 Professional Internship in Community Sustainability 3
    CSUS 330 Organizational Management for Community Sustainability 3
    or
    CSUS 433 Grant Writing and Fund Development 3
    An additional 9 credits of electives approved by the student’s academic advisor.

Degree Requirements from Degree Navigator.

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Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education, BS (5379)

Required Credits: 120    Program Version: SS18

Requirement 1: University Tier I Writing
University Tier I Writing: 1 course from WRA101, WRA195H, LB133, MC111, MC112, RCAH111

Requirement 2: University Mathematics
University Mathematics: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
MTH2: 1 course
At least 1 course from LB118, MTH110, MTH116, MTHRQMT, MTHWAIV1, MTHWAIV2, Mathematics Pre-Matriculation, Mathematics Post-Matriculation
MTH1: 2 courses
At least 1 course from MTH103, MTH103WAIV
At least 1 course from MTH112, MTH114, MTH124, MTH132, MTH152H, MTH201, STT200, STT201
MTH3: 2 courses
At least 2 courses from MTH103, MTH101, MTH102

Requirement 3: University IAH201 - IAH210
University IAH201 - IAH210: 4 credits from IAH201, IAH202, IAH203, IAH204, IAH205, IAH206, IAH207, IAH208, IAH209, IAH210, RCAH201, ANY IAH BELOW 211

Requirement 4: University IAH211 or higher
University IAH211 or higher: 4 credits from IAH211A, IAH211B, IAH211C, IAH211D, IAH221A, IAH221B, IAH221C, IAH231A, IAH231B, IAH231C, IAH241A, IAH241B, IAH241C, IAH241D, IAH241E, IAH241F, IAH241G, RCAH202, TRANSFER IAH, ANY IAH211 OR HIGHER, approved LB courses

Requirement 5: University ISS200 Series
University ISS200 Series: 4 credits from ISS210, ISS215, ISS220, ISS225, ISS230, ISS235, MC201, TRANSFER ISS 200 LEVEL, ANY ISS 200 LEVEL

Requirement 6: University ISS300 Series
University ISS300 Series: 4 credits from ISS305, ISS308, ISS310, ISS315, ISS318, ISS320, ISS325, ISS327, ISS328, ISS330A, ISS330B, ISS330C, ISS335, ISS336, MC202, ANY ISS 300 LEVEL, approved LB courses

Requirement 7: University ISB
University ISB: 3 credits from ISB200, ISB201, ISB202, ISB204, TRANSFER ISB, ISB ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISB COURSE

Requirement 8: University ISP
University ISP: 3 credits from ISP203A, ISP203B, ISP205, ISP207, ISP209, ISP213H, ISP215, ISP217, ISP220, ISP221, TRANSFER ISP, ISP ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISP COURSE

Requirement 9: University Laboratory Experience
University Laboratory Experience: The required number of credits from 1 of the following sets of courses
Univ Lab: 2 credits
At least 2 credits from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
Alternative: 2 credits
At least 1 credit from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
At least 1 credit from an Alternative Track Lab credit

Requirement 10: University Diversity Distribution
University Diversity Distribution: A total 2 courses
At least 1 course from NationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing national diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
At least 1 course from InternationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing international and multicultural diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
Conditions:
University Diversity Distribution: No more than 1 course from IAH or ISS emphasizing both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity in Requirement(s) 10

Requirement 11: Major - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Introductory Animal Agriculture
Major - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Introductory Animal Agriculture: 1 course from ANS110

Requirement 12: Major - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Biological Science and Laboratory
Major - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Biological Science and Laboratory: 3 courses from BS161, BS162, BS172

Requirement 13: Major - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Introduction and Fundamental of Crop Science
Major - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Introduction and Fundamental of Crop Science: 2 courses from CSS101, CSS210

Requirement 14: Major - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - General Chemistry
Major - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - General Chemistry: 1 course from CEM141

Requirement 15: Major - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Introduction to Sustainability
Major - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Introduction to Sustainability: 1 course from CSUS200

Requirement 16: Major - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Theoretical Foundations to Sustainability
Major - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Theoretical Foundations to Sustainability: 1 course from CSUS300

Requirement 17: Major - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Citizen Engagement for Sustainability
Major - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Citizen Engagement for Sustainability: 1 course from CSUS301

Requirement 18: Major - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Community Food and Agriculture Systems
Major - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Community Food and Agriculture Systems: 1 course from CSUS343

Requirement 19: Major - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Seminar in Instructional Theory I , II and III
Major - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Seminar in Instructional Theory I , II and III: 3 courses from CSUS222A, CSUS222B, CSUS222C

Requirement 20: Major - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Seminar in Leadership Theory I , II and III
Major - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Seminar in Leadership Theory I , II and III: 3 courses from CSUS223A, CSUS223B, CSUS223C

Requirement 21: Major - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Introduction to Forestry
Major - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Introduction to Forestry: 1 course from FOR202

Requirement 22: Major - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Principles of Horticulture
Major - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Principles of Horticulture: 1 course from HRT203

Requirement 23: Major - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Teacher Education
Major - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Teacher Education: 2 courses from TE150, TE250

Requirement 24: Major - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Ecology and Laboratory
Major - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Ecology and Laboratory: 2 courses from IBIO355, IBIO355L

Requirement 25: Major - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Decision Making or Farm Management
Major - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Decision Making or Farm Management: 1 course from ABM100, ABM130

Requirement 26: Major - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Environmental Law and Policy Choice
Major - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Environmental Law and Policy Choice: 1 course from CSUS464, CSUS465

Requirement 27: Major - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Study and Practice of Communication or Grant Writing
Major - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Study and Practice of Communication or Grant Writing: 1 course from CSUS325, CSUS433

Requirement 28: Major - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Teaching Option
Major - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Teaching Option: The required number of credits from 1 of the following sets of courses
Non TE Minor: 15 credits
At least 9 credits from electives approved by the student's academic advisor
At least 3 credits from CSUS493
At least 3 credits from CSUS330, CSUS433
TE Minor: 16 credits
At least 15 credits from TE302, TE407, TE408, TE409
At least 1 credit from The requirements for an approved disciplinary minor for teacher certification. See academic advisor.

Requirement 29: College - Agriculture and Natural Resources - Mathematics
College - Agriculture and Natural Resources - Mathematics: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
Option3: 1 course
At least 1 course from MTH116
Option4: 1 course
At least 1 course from MTHRQMT
Option1: 2 courses
At least 1 course from MTH103, MTH103WAIV
At least 1 course from STT200, STT201
Option2: 2 courses
At least 1 course from MTH103, MTH103WAIV
At least 1 course from MTH114

Requirement 30: College - Agriculture and Natural Resources - Economics
College - Agriculture and Natural Resources - Economics: 1 course from EC201, EC202

Requirement 31: College Distribution
College Distribution: 26 credits from courses in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Requirement 32: Electives
Electives: 0 credits from Electives at Michigan State University and transfer coursework. This number can change based on the credits of the coursework taken to fulfill University, College, and Major requirements. Please contact your academic advisor with any questions.

Requirement 33: University Residency
University Residency: 30 credits from MSU coursework, 27 credits from MSU courses taken after reaching junior standing, 20 credits from courses offered by MSU while admitted to major & 20 of the last 30 credits must be MSU courses. Please see academic advisor.