A degree in agricultural education opens the door for undergraduate students to share their passion for agriculture. The program provides foundational knowledge in agriculture for teaching in formal and non-formal settings. Admission to the teacher education program is necessary to obtain this degree, and the Department of Educational Studies' professional education requirements must be met.
- Formal and informal learning experiences
- Student teaching gives students real-world applications
- Hands-on experiences – conduct workshops for high school students, coordinate career development events, and more
- Agricultural education teacher
- Cooperative extension agent
- Farm service agency representative
- Livestock breed association representative
- Agricultural commodity association
- Corporate education specialists
Organizations and Opportunities
As an ENMU student, you'll have the opportunity to participate in various campus and discipline-related organizations. You also may assist faculty on research projects, work in labs and participate in other related activities. This program also sponsors the Pre-Vet Agriculture Club.
Scholarships and Financial Assistance
ENMU is committed to helping you finance your education. More than 70% of our students receive some sort of financial assistance. You could qualify for financial aid through initiatives that encourage minority groups to participate in faculty-supervised research.
High School Course Suggestions
If you're interested in majoring in agriculture education at ENMU, try to take courses in the area of agriculture education. In New Mexico, there are numerous dual enrollment opportunities for college credit.
Additional Degree Information
You can find additional information about the BS in Agriculture Science with Secondary Education Licensure degree, including the courses you will take when you're an agriculture education major at Eastern on our degree plans page.
Assistant Professor of Agriculture, Department Chair
Office Location: Agriculture (AG), Room 107