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Agricultural Technology Management & Education: Teaching Emphasis

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Agricultural Technology Management & Education: Teaching Emphasis

Bachelor of Science

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Agriculture is changing, and you can lead the way to innovative solutions to feed a population that is projected to grow to more than 9 billion people by 2050. You will learn how to use technology and modern farming techniques to enhance food safety and security, while building your management and business skills. If you want to share what you learn with the next generation, you can pursue an agricultural education teacher certification. A Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Technology Management and Education from the University of Arizona is a versatile option for students who are passionate about sustainable agriculture.

Major Details

College: College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Admissions Requirements:

No Additional Requirements

Math Required:


    The M-strand is for students who require mathematical facility at the level of at least MATH 110 (Collegiate Algebra). This strand involves reasonable facility with algebra and algebraic functions, graphs, and simple modeling. Students who choose the M-strand are prepared for further mathematical work. This work may include LING 178 (The Mathematics of Language and Linguistics), MATH 114 (Finite Mathematics), MATH 113 (Elements of Calculus), or a statistics class from outside the Mathematics Department, such as ISTA 116 (Statistical Foundations for the Information Age) or SBS 200 (Statistics for the Social Sciences).
Second Language Required:

2 Semesters

  • Scoring the equivalent of second-semester skill level on an entrance or placement examination administered by The University of Arizona.
  • Completion with a C or better of a second semester course at the post-secondary level.
  • An AP (Advanced Placement), IB (International Baccalaureate) or CLEP (College Level Entrance Program) language score determined by the individual language department.
  • In the College of Engineering by a method determined within the College; however, all students in the college must also take a language placement examination on entrance to the University.
2 Semesters
Fees: No
Pre-Major: No

Four-Year Plan

Archived plans are available on Degree Search 2011-2017 for many degree plans. These are sample plans. Please work with your academic advisor for more specific and up-to-date requirements.

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UA Course Requirements Units
1st Semester
ENGL 101 First Year Composition 3
MATH 112 College Algebra 3
Tier I General Education 3
Tier I General Education 3
AGTM 100 Principles and Practices of Agricultural Mechanization 3
2nd Semester
ENGL 102 First Year Composition 3
CHEM 151 General Chemistry 4
Tier I General Education 3
Tier I General Education 3
AGTM 200 Solar Photovoltaic Energy Systems with Applications to Agriculture 3
3rd Semester
Second Language 4
Tier II General Education 3
Tier II General Education 3
MCB 181 R & MCB 181 L Introductory Biology I Lecture and Laboratory 4
AGTM 350 Applications in Agricultural Mechanics 3
4th Semester
Second Language 4
Tier II General Education 3
ECOL 182 R & ECOL 182L Introductory Biology II Lecture and Laboratory 4
AGTM 330 Turf and Landscape Technology or AGTM 351 Agricultural Power and Machinery 3
ACCT 200 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
5th Semester
ENVS 200 Introduction to Soil Sciece 3
ENVS 201 Soils Laboratory 1
AED 301 Youth Leadership Development 3
PLS 217 Introduction to Hydroponics & Controlled Environment Agriculture 3
ACBS 102R Introduction to Animal Science 3
6th Semester
ENTO 407 Insect Discovery 3
Animal Sciece Course 3
ECON 200 Basic Economic Issues 3
PLS 312 Genetics 4
AED 493A Internship Pre-Student Teaching 2
7th Semester
AED 438 The Teaching of Secondary School Agriculture 4
AED 460 Instructional Materials Development 4
AGTM 422 Communicating Knowledge in Agriculture and the Life Sciences 3
LCEV 408 Methods of Teaching English to English Language Learners 3
AED 498A Senior Capstone Pre-Student Teaching 2
8th Semester
AED 405A Principles of Career and Technical Education 3
AED 498B Senior Capstone Student Teaching 5
AED 493B Internship Student Teaching 4
AED 497F Structured English Immersion Teaching Methodology 3
POL 210 U.S. and Arizona Constitution 3

AZ Transfer Pathways

This page is designed for in-state transfer students who plan to attend the University of Arizona. The information presented lists the most accurate course equivalencies and may not include all possible requirements. Transfer students are strongly encouraged to use this site for reference only and not for self-advising.

Transfer students should work with their community colleges and UA advisors to develop an individualized plan for transfer, and visit

  • All posted Pathways (except for Bachelor of Applied Science Pathways) fulfill an AGEC and most also fulfill an Associate Degree
  • Following a Pathway does not guarantee admission to the UA nor admission to a college/major/program at the UA
  • Use Pathways in consultation with advisors from your community college and the UA
  • Pathways are subject to change at any time

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