Agricultural Leadership and Development - BS
Agricultural Leadership and Development is administered by the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communications. It prepares students to work with people involved in agriculture and life sciences. The curriculum emphasizes the development of leadership capabilities, communication skills, and broad preparation in life sciences. The curriculum in agricultural leadership and development is multidisciplinary, designed to develop students for leadership positions in local, state, regional, and national groups, organizations, and agencies that are involved in the agricultural industry. The degree requires a 15-18 hour university approved minor that serves as a context for students to apply their leadership knowledge.
|Code||Title||Semester Credit Hours|
|ALEC 201||Foundations of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications||2|
|ALED 202||Introduction to Leadership||3|
|ALED 301||Personal Leadership Education||3|
|ALED 340||Survey of Leadership Theory||3|
|ALED 424||Applied Ethics in Leadership||3|
|ALED 440||Leading Change||3|
|Agricultural leadership and development electives 1,2||9|
|Agricultural electives 2, 3||12|
|Introduction to Agricultural Economics|
|Principles of Economics|
|Principles of Economics|
|Animal Science elective||3|
|General Animal Science|
|General Animal Science Laboratory|
|General Avian Science|
|Avian Science Laboratory|
|Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation|
|Natural resource management directed elective 1,2||3|
|Animal Nutrition and Feeding|
|Fundamentals of Human Nutrition|
|Plant science directed elective 2||3|
|Life and physical sciences electives||9|
|Language, philosophy and culture elective||3|
|Creative arts elective||3|
|Social and behavioral sciences electives||3|
|American history electives||6|
& POLS 207
|American National Government|
and State and Local Government
|Total Semester Credit Hours||120|
Before registering as a junior, each student must develop a degree program in consultation with the departmental advisor.
All electives must be selected from degree plan options.
ALED courses may not be used for these electives.
Students are required to make a C or better for each of their courses in the major coursework area.
At least 36 credits must be 300- and 400-level courses.
Graduation requirements include a requirement for six hours of international and cultural diversity courses. A course satisfying a Core category, a college/department requirement or a free elective can be used to satisfy this requirement.