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Agricultural and Environmental Education

College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

  • Bachelor of Science

Do you want to help people understand their part in creating a sustainable environment? Agricultural and environmental education will empower you to lead and educate others. Students in this major gain a foundation in agricultural and environmental sciences, educational theory and practice. They also develop skills in teaching, communications and outreach.

Major Requirements

You will begin your course of study with a series of fundamental courses in science, mathematics and perspectives on agriculture and the environment. The broad-based major includes a sampling of courses in animal science, plant and soil science, environmental horticulture, agricultural and environmental engineering, economics and the environmental sciences. At the upper-division level, you will select an area of specialization. In addition, required courses in education prepare you for working with people of all ages.

Contact Information

Degree Outcomes


  • Academic advisor/counselor
  • Agriculture curriculum writer
  • Agricultural extension educator
  • Community organizer/advocate
  • Environmental science educator
  • High school agricultural education teacher
  • Museum educator/docent/outdoor education specialist
  • Writer/journalist
  • Youth development educator
  • Agricultural sales and/or marketing

Graduate Study

  • Education
  • Agricultural science
  • Law
  • Environmental science
  • Business

Alumni Employers

  • EPCOT Center
  • Zoological Society of San Diego
  • K-12 school districts
  • Community colleges
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