Agriculture Specialist Credential


Department of Animal Sciences and Agricultural Education

Agricultural Specialist Requirements

Credential Program

The Agricultural Specialist Credential, which authorizes holders to teach secondary school vocational agriculture, is offered jointly by the School of Agricultural Sciences and Technology and the Kremen School of Education and Human Development. It requires completion of the Single Subject Waiver Program (see above), professional education courses (see Education Single Subject Credential Program Requirements, Professional Preparation), and an approved fifth-year program of 30 postgraduate units including AGED 135, AGED 150, AGED 187, AGED 189, EHD 155B, CI 161, and AGRI 280, AGRI 281.


The faculty represent diverse specializations in the disciplines of animal science and teacher training. With doctoral degrees from many of the nation's most prestigious agricultural universities, the faculty have combined philosophies of undergraduate education, research, curriculum development, industry relations, and career placement into a unique program. Their experience allows for the combination of the practical and theoretical aspects of the animal sciences to provide an education second to none. Students select an adviser who assists in both academic and career planning on an individual basis. The faculty place a high priority on strong teacher-student relationships.

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