About the course
Teacher development in school-based agricultural education is delivered in a three-part model: classroom, experiential learning, and leadership development. Teacher development in school-based agriculture education is education in agriculture. In Colorado, agricultural education is delivered through approximately 100 secondary programs located throughout the state. Over 5,600 young people are enrolled in agricultural education programs in Colorado. Students in the Teacher Development concentration take classes in agriculture and in the Center for Educator Preparation (CEP). A Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Education with a concentration in Teacher Development leads to teacher licensure by the state of Colorado. The curriculum requires students to demonstrate a competent knowledge of educational theory and a broad-based understanding in agricultural content. Students combine practical experience and technical course work including animal science, plant science, agricultural mechanics, natural resources, food products and processing, and agriculture business. Students must have a 2.75 GPA, pass the PLACE assessment for Agriculture and Renewable Natural Resources licensure and complete a student teaching semester internship.
Intake Months
January, May, August
Delivery Locations
C133616
Qualification
Bachelor Degree
Duration
8 Semesters

Colorado State University

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About
Founded in 1870 as the Colorado Agricultural College, Colorado State University is now among the nation’s leading research universities. The world-class research in infectious disease, atmospheric science, clean energy technologies, environmental science, and biomedical technology attracted more than 300 million in research funding annually. The professional programs in veterinary medicine, occupational therapy, journalism, agriculture and construction management are ranked among the nation’s best.
Colorado State is the “University of Choice” for Colorado residents, 30% of all of Colorado’s science, math, engineering and technology majors pursue degrees at CSU. To date, more than 230,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees have been conferred at Colorado State.
Colorado, is situated on nearly 5,000 acres of land, including the main campus, a foothills campus, an agricultural campus, and a Mountain Campus. Colorado State also has 4,600 acres for research centers, Cooperative Extension offices, and Colorado State Forest Service stations. Fort Collins is an award-winning city located on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains with the foothills and 14,000-foot peaks visible to residents. Easy access to hiking, skiing, rafting and other outdoor sports is a great advantage to CSU students,
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