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2022 - 2023 Eastern Iowa Community Colleges Catalog 
2022 - 2023 Eastern Iowa Community Colleges Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Agriculture Education Transfer Major, AA

Campus: Muscatine Community College

Agriculture Education prepares students for teaching at the secondary level or working in the extension service. The transfer major in Agriculture Education is designed to provide a broad education with an emphasis in agronomy, soil science, math and the natural sciences, and liberal arts/humanities. This program is for students interested in transferring to a four-year institution with a major in Agriculture Education.

Transfer Institutions: Iowa State University. This institution may have additional requirements. Please see your advisor for more information.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Agriculture Education Transfer Major program, students will be able to:

  1. Identify management practices for livestock production. 
  2. Evaluate principles of plant life and agroecosystems. 
  3. Analyze the role of humans in agroecological systems. 
  4. Utilize communication and computer skills. 
  5. Demonstrate cooperative learning skills. 
  6. Demonstrate proper soil management principles.

Plan of Study

Discipline Requirements

Take the following courses:

Discipline relevant courses required for Transfer Major

Select a Chemistry course (4 credits)

General Education Requirements

Communications (9 credits required)

Select a Composition I course (3 credits)

Select a Composition II course (3 credits)

Select a Speech course (3 credits)

Arts and Humanities (9 credits required)

PHI-105 is recommended for the Agriculture Education (AA) Transfer Major.

Select a Humanities course (3 credits)

Select a Fine Arts course (3 credits)

Cultural Historical Perspectives (6 credits)

HIS-151 or HIS-152 and ANT-105 are recommended for the Agriculture Education (AA) Transfer Major.

Select a Language or Intercultural Perspectives course (3 credits)

Social Sciences (3 credits)

Select a Psychology or Sociology course (3 credits)

Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Math and Science requirements are met through the discipline requirements for the Agriculture Education (AA) Transfer Major.

Computer Skills (3 credits required)

Select a Computer Skills course (3 credits)

Electives (up to 3 credits required)

PSY-121 is recommended for the Agriculture Education (AA) Transfer Major.

Students choose electives according to their needs and interests and the requirements of their intended transfer college to complete the 62 credit hours required of an Associate of Arts degree. While electives generally are chosen from any Arts and Science course numbered above 100, a maximum of 4 credit hours in SDV courses and 16 credit hours in career technical courses may be applied toward an AA. 

Agriculture Education Transfer Major, AA: 62 credits total