What is Agricultural and Extension Education at WVU like?
The Agricultural and Extension Education program will prepare you for agricultural teaching, extension, production and technical agriculture positions or other professional employment in government, industry or entrepreneurship where competence in communications and leadership is required. This program meets the needs of a growing industry, evidenced by high employment rates.
In this program, you can choose one of three areas of emphasis – agriculture teacher education, extension education or agricultural and environmental technology.
And, while you'll graduate with the knowledge and skills necessary succeeding in those areas, you will also be ready to take on other career paths – from marketing and selling to research and development.
At a Glance
- College/School:Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design
- Division:School of Design and Community Development
- Degree Designation:BSAgr
- Degree Program:Agricultural and Extension Education
- Program website:Agricultural and Extension Education
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Areas of Emphasis
Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:
Agricultural Teacher Education
Prepares students to meet the requirements for certification by the West Virginia Department of Education.
Agricultural and Environmental Technology
Allows the flexibility to design a curriculum to meet specific requirements of the student's field of interest (e.g., agronomy).
Prepares students with the basic courses needed to enter the profession as an extension agent/educator.