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Agricultural Education, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (ARWU) Stillwater, OK, United States
Students in Agricultural Education from Oklahoma State University study courses in science, agriculture, general education and professional education to prepare them for teaching secondary agricultural education or for pursuing a variety of careers that require training in education and agriculture.
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Overview

A 12-week off-campus student teaching experience in a selected school district is required. Academic Advisement Agricultural Education students have faculty advisers to ensure each student's unique interests and professional aspirations are taken into consideration. Advisers assist students in identifying their career objectives and in reaching career preparation goals.

The Oklahoma State University department sponsors a wide range of student organizations to assist students in gaining the leadership, interpersonal and professional skills needed for a successful career and personal fulfillment. Student organizations include Collegiate FFA, Alpha Tau Alpha, Collegiate 4-H, Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow and Collegiate Farm Bureau.

Possible Careers of Graduates 

  • High school agricultural education teacher
  • Middle/high school science teacher
  • Community college agriculture instructor

Accreditation

Officially accredited and/or recognized by the The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Oklahoma State University (OSU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Oklahoma State University (OSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Agricultural Communications
  • Special Topics in Agricultural Communications
  • Written Communications in Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
  • Writing and Editing for Agricultural Publications
  • New Media in Agricultural Communications
  • Oral Communications in Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
  • Layout and Design for Agricultural Publications
  • Web Design for Agricultural Organizations
  • Basic Photography and Photo Editing for Agriculture
  • Issues Management and Crisis Communications in Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Features Writing and Editing for Agricultural Publications
  • Professional Development in Agricultural Communications
  • Photography Tour
  • Internships in Agricultural Communications
  • Planning Campaigns for Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Agricultural Communications Capstone
  • Problems in Agricultural Communications

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Completed Admission/Scholarship application
  • Copy of Passport Bio page
    • English proficiency test (PBT/IBT TOEFL or IELTS)
    • Official high school transcript (average GPA 3.0 and above). Transcripts must be submitted in original language and translated to English.
    • College transcript from each institution attended (if you have earned college-level credit). Transcripts must be submitted in original language and translated to English.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    45330 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45330 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    38700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38700 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    23180 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23180 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Stillwater

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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