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B.S. in Agricultural Education, Agricultural Literacy

The agricultural literacy programming and training in this Agricultural Education – Agricultural Literacy degree at Colorado State University will focus on a wide range of ages and a variety of agriculture topics. Coursework includes technical agriculture and natural resources content knowledge, communications, philosophy, and human development.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 4 years
Starting in: January, August
Tuition Fee: $32,734 per year
Location: Fort Collins, CO, United States

An integral part of a complete agricultural education system is agricultural literacy. Agricultural literacy is the synthesis, instruction, and communication of basic information about agriculture to the public.

Potential occupations may include assisting educators, producers, industry groups, and others to effectively incorporate information about agriculture into subjects being taught or examined in public and private forums. Agricultural literacy is education about agriculture.

Students are required to complete an internship in agricultural literacy.

Students graduating with Agricultural Education – Agricultural Literacy degree at Colorado State University would have to complete additional educational coursework in order to teach in public schools in Colorado.

Potential Occupations

Potential occupations for graduates of this concentration include working for industry, trade, or community organizations that promote and advocate for an agriculturally literate society.



“My experience at CSU, and particularly in the Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology has been invaluable! The program was both challenging and supportive.”

Sara Bombaci // Master of Science

Courses included

  • Agricultural and Resource Economics
  • Schooling in the United States
  • Food-From Farm to Table
  • Wildlife Ecology and Conservation
  • Individual and Family Development
  • Public Argumentation