The Extension education option has specialized coursework which will prepare you to
pursue a career in Extension and to develop science-based educational programs helping
the public solve local issues and concerns related to agriculture, community and rural
development, family and youth development.
Why Extension education?
You'll learn to solve local issues and take courses related to leadership theory and
rural economic development. You'll create skills which will allow you to facilitate
leadership programming and assist in problem-solving.
Agricultural leadership majors complete 10 leadership classes as they prepare to serve
as future leaders and integral team members in the agricultural industry.
The agricultural leadership major offers 18 hours of electives allowing students ample
flexibility to pursue personal interest.
To best prepare you for the real world, you will be required to complete an internship
or student teaching experience prior to graduation. The opportunity to work at a business
or organization in your field of study or to teach in a high school classroom as part
of your undergraduate experience will prepare and develop you into a well-rounded