Agricultural Education and Studies (AGEDS)

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Courses primarily for undergraduates:

(1-0) Cr. 1. F.S.


Orientation to the department. Careers in agriculture.

(1-0) Cr. 1. F.S.


Orientation to the department. Careers in agriculture.

(1-0) Cr. 1. F.S.


Orientation to the department. Careers in agriculture.

(1-0) Cr. 1. F.S.


Orientation to the department. Careers in agriculture.

(1-0) Cr. 1. F.

Prereq: Permission of the Associate Dean for Academic Programs, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Introduction to leadership in agriculture and the life sciences, problem solving applied to current case studies, global perspective required by leaders, and designing programs to respond to societal needs in the agricultural and life sciences.

(1-0) Cr. 1. S.

Prereq: Enrollment as an agricultural excellence scholar
The scientific basis of biological and social sciences in agriculture.

(1-0) Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.S.


Course provides career skills, learning strategies and social and academic integration techniques to student members of Step Forward Learning Community. Utilization of campus resources, encouragement of self-exploration, and development of academic skills. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(1-2) Cr. 1. F.

Prereq: AGEDS majors only.
Field experience in a formal education setting designed to explore teaching as a career through guided observation and interviews, reflection, and on-campus dialogue.

(1-0) Cr. 1. Repeatable, maximum of 3 credits. F.S.SS.

Prereq: AGEDS 110
Forty hours on-site in an agricultural setting. Students will have an opportunity outside the classroom for career guidance, role modeling, and reflection on their observations that they can apply to their courses and other educational experiences.

(1-0) Cr. 1. Repeatable, maximum of 3 credits. F.S.SS.

Prereq: AGEDS 110
Forty hours on-site in an agricultural setting. Students will have an opportunity outside the classroom for career guidance, role modeling, and reflection on their observations that they can apply to their courses and other educational experiences.

(1-0) Cr. 1. Repeatable, maximum of 3 credits. F.S.SS.

Prereq: AGEDS 110
Forty hours on-site in an agricultural setting. Students will have an opportunity outside the classroom for career guidance, role modeling, and reflection on their observations that they can apply to their courses and other educational experiences.

(1-0) Cr. 1. F.S.

Prereq: Sophomore classification
Overview of career opportunities. Evaluation of interests and accomplishments and setting career goals. Development of job search and interviewing skills. Establishing networks of job contacts.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.


Historical development of agricultural education programs. Philosophic premises, program goals and objectives. Educational and social issues impacting the implementation of agricultural education programs.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.


Utilizing instructional methods, techniques, and problem solving, presentation and sales strategies with agricultural audiences.

(1-6) Cr. 3. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences majors only
A planned learning experience wherein each student and faculty mentor develops a learning agreement that encompasses specific activities and expectations. Students are engaged in reflective activities that include journals, micro-reflections, formal presentations, and a comprehensive portfolio.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.


Leadership principles and strategies to influence and motivate team members to achieve personal, professional, and entrepreneurial goals in production agriculture, agricultural education, and agricultural organizations.

(2-2) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: ENGL 250 or equivalent.
Development of written, oral, visual and electronic communications relevant to agriculture and life sciences. Students develop skills and perspectives consistent ethical and democratic principles applicable to agriculture, natural resource, and life science issues. Provide explanations of scientific and technical concepts to rural, industry, and urban audiences. Field trips.

(2-3) Cr. 3. Repeatable, maximum of 2 times. F.S.SS.


Introduction to SMAW (Arc), GMAW (Mig), GTAW (Tig), Oxy-Fuel welding, Oxy-Fuel cutting, and Plasma cutting theories and applications. Emphasis will be on theoretical foundation of welding, safety, welding skill development, and management of equipment, and materials. Introduction to small engines and applications. Emphasis will be on theory of operating systems, maintenance, troubleshooting, failure analysis, and safety.

Cr. R. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of the department cooperative education coordinator; junior classification
Required of all cooperative education students. Students must register for this course prior to commencing each work period.

(Dual-listed with AGEDS 501). (3-0) Cr. 3. F.

Prereq: AGEDS 310
Responsibilities of an agricultural education teacher, curriculum development, experiential learning opportunities including FFA and SAE, and assessment and maintenance of program quality.

(Dual-listed with AGEDS 502). (3-0) Cr. 3. F.

Prereq: Concurrent enrollment in AGEDS 401
Topics include: principles of teaching and learning, individualized and group methods, application of learning, instructional management, special populations, and evaluation.

Cr. 2-6. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Junior classification in AGEDS and permission of instructor
A supervised two to twelve week learning experience in an approved learning setting with application to educational, agricultural, communications and/or environmental practices and principles.

(2-0) Cr. 2. S.


Basic concepts in planning, conducting, and evaluating educational programs in non-formal settings. Includes programming for youth and adults in Extension, agricultural industry, and related agencies.

Cr. 1. F.S.

Prereq: AGEDS 211, AGEDS 402 and admission to teacher education program
A forty hour field-based experience in an approved secondary agricultural education program. Concurrent enrollment in 417 is required.

Cr. 1-16. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: AGEDS 211, AGEDS 402 and admission to teacher education program
Supervised teaching in public schools.

(2-4) Cr. 3. Repeatable, maximum of 9 credits. F.S.SS.

Prereq: ECON 235, ECON 230, junior classification
Participation in the management and operation of a diversified Iowa farm. The class is responsible for the plans, records, and decisions for buying and selling the farm's livestock, crops, and equipment. Special speakers on current topics. May be taken for credit 3 times at different times of the year with permission of the instructor.

(3-2) Cr. 4. S.

Prereq: Senior classification
The legal framework impinging upon decision-making by firms, families, and individuals, real and personal property, contracts, secured transactions, negotiable instruments, debtor-creditor relations, bankruptcy, farm income tax organization of firms, intergenerational property transfers, trusts and farm estate planning, civil and criminal liabilities, environmental law, federal and state regulatory powers.

(Dual-listed with AGEDS 561). (3-0) Cr. 3. S.


Impact of agricultural and extension education processes on development and their role in the transfer of agricultural technology. Utilizing situational analysis techniques to analyze and solve problems in international agricultural education programs.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

(2-0) Cr. 1-2. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits. F.S.

Prereq: Admission by invitation.
Specialized training in communication and agricultural marketing knowledge and skills in preparation for intercollegiate competition. Maximum of 6 credits can be applied toward graduation.

(2-3) Cr. 3. F.S.


Methods and management techniques in agricultural mechanics laboratories. Emphasis will be on safety, mechanical skills development and management of students, facilities, equipment, and materials.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Junior or senior classification, permission of instructor

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Junior or senior classification, permission of instructor

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Junior or senior classification, permission of instructor

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Junior or senior classification, permission of instructor

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Junior or senior classification, permission of instructor

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Junior or senior classification, permission of instructor

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Junior or senior classification, permission of instructor

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Junior or senior classification, permission of instructor

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Junior or senior classification, permission of instructor

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Junior or senior classification, permission of instructor

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
Limited enrollment. Extended field trips to study agriculture and education related topics. Location and duration of trips will vary. Pre-trip sessions arranged. Trip expenses paid by students.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
Limited enrollment. Extended field trips to study agriculture and education related topics. Location and duration of trips will vary. Pre-trip sessions arranged. Trip expenses paid by students.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
Limited enrollment. Extended field trips to study agriculture and education related topics. Location and duration of trips will vary. Pre-trip sessions arranged. Trip expenses paid by students.

Cr. arr. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of instructor, adviser, and departmental chair
Research experience in agricultural education and studies with application to selected problems.

Courses primarily for graduate students, open to qualified undergraduates:

(Dual-listed with AGEDS 401). (3-0) Cr. 3. F.

Prereq: AGEDS 310
Responsibilities of an agricultural education teacher, curriculum development, experiential learning opportunities including FFA and SAE, and assessment and maintenance of program quality.

(Dual-listed with AGEDS 402). (3-0) Cr. 3. F.

Prereq: Concurrent enrollment in AGEDS 401
Topics include: principles of teaching and learning, individualized and group methods, application of learning, instructional management, special populations, and evaluation.

(3-0) Cr. 3. S.

Prereq: Graduate classification
Determining your research focus; developing research problems and objectives; reviewing the literature and establishing a theoretical framework; establishing procedures for data collection and analysis; ethical issues.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.SS.

Prereq: Graduate Classification
The identification and use of key planning, delivery and evaluation of presentations using audience engagement techniques focused on research-based principles and field-based practices of professional presenters in agriculture and the life sciences.

(3-0) Cr. 3. S.

Prereq: Graduate classification
Theory and practice of adult education. Teaching and learning in formal and non-formal instructional programs for adult learners.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.

Prereq: Graduate classification
Theories and practice of program planning for nonformal education. Addresses use of program logic modeling and considers critical theories of planning to address power and interests in program development, needs assessment, and evaluation.

(3-0) Cr. 3. S.

Prereq: Graduate classification
Introduction to a variety of theoretical perspectives of learning and how they may be used within the context of agricultural education. Emphasis will be on the major domains of learning, developmental considerations, basic assumptions, concepts, and principles of various learning theories; understanding how each theoretical perspective may be used in both formal and non-formal educational settings.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.

Prereq: Graduate classification
Philosophical premises, ethical principles, historical development, contextual applications, and knowledge bases for agricultural education.

(Dual-listed with AGEDS 461). (3-0) Cr. 3. S.


Impact of agricultural and extension education processes on development and their role in the transfer of agricultural technology. Utilizing situational analysis techniques to analyze and solve problems in international agricultural education programs.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: 12 credits in agricultural education

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: 12 credits in agricultural education

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: 12 credits in agricultural education

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: 12 credits in agricultural education

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: 12 credits in agricultural education

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: 12 credits in agricultural education

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: 12 credits in agricultural education

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: 12 credits in agricultural education

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: 12 credits in agricultural education

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: 12 credits in agricultural education

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: 12 credits in agricultural education

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: 12 credits in agricultural education

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: 12 credits in agricultural education

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: 12 credits in agricultural education

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: 12 credits in agricultural education

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: 12 credits in agricultural education

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: 12 credits in agricultural education

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: 12 credits in agricultural education

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: 12 credits in agricultural education

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: 12 credits in agricultural education

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: 12 credits in agricultural education

Cr. 1-3. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: 12 credits in agricultural education

Cr. arr. Repeatable. F.S.SS.


For nonthesis masters degree programs.

Courses for graduate students:

(1-0) Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.S.SS.


Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(1-0) Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.S.SS.


Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(1-0) Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.S.SS.


Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(1-0) Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.S.SS.


Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(1-0) Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.S.SS.


Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(1-0) Cr. 1. Repeatable. F.S.SS.


Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

Cr. 1-6. Repeatable, maximum of 6 credits. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
Analysis of the roles and activities of professionals in agricultural education. Supervised professional field-based experience in public and private settings. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(3-0) Cr. 3. Alt. F., offered even-numbered years.

Prereq: Graduate classification
Principles and best practices for leading, administering, supervising, and managing agricultural education programs. Analyzing selected case studies that apply theory to practice in agricultural situations.

Cr. arr. Repeatable.