The Agricultural Sciences major prepares students to become leaders, communicators, and educators to meet the demands of 21st century agriculture, and those served by it.
Prepare career-ready leaders and communicators in agriculture for careers in the agricultural sciences, and to be leaders and advocates for the agricultural industry.
Prepare energetic, effective, and qualified teachers for 21st century secondary agricultural education programs.
Guide and influence rigorous professional development of agriculture teachers.
Create new knowledge about teaching and learning in agricultural education broadly defined.
Guide students toward critical thinking and career preparation within leadership, agricultural education, communication, and agricultural sciences.
Create openings for students to explore general agriculture and build life/work skills that will further the industry.
Maintain a student-centered culture and environment that develops the technical, social, and leadership skills of students.
Recognize and honor the diverse talents, needs, and capabilities of our students.
To contribute substantially to the overall mission of the college and university.