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2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
   
 
    
 
  Feb 24, 2018
 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communications Major, BS in Agriculture – Agricultural Science Concentration


Advisors
Stephens, Stripling

The Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communications major is designed for students who want a broad, general background in agriculture and wish to develop their leadership and communication skills to pursue careers in business and industry, agricultural education, agricultural extension education, and agricultural communications. The agricultural science concentration is designed for students who want a broad, general background in agriculture and natural resources. The agricultural leadership concentration is designed for students who want to develop their leadership skills and pursue careers in government, youth organizations, business/industry, international environments, and leadership positions within the community. The agricultural education concentration leads to teacher licensure in agricultural sciences in the State of Tennessee. The agricultural extension concentration is designed for those interested in agricultural extension careers. The agricultural communications concentration is designed for those students wanting a background in agriculture while pursuing communication careers in areas such as journalism, electronic media, marketing/management, and broadcasting.

uTrack Requirements (for students entering Fall 2013 or later)

Universal Tracking (uTrack) is an academic monitoring system designed to help students stay on track for timely graduation. In order to remain on track, students must complete the minimum requirements for each tracking semester, known as milestones. Milestones include successful completion of specified courses and/or attainment of a minimum GPA. uTrack requirements only affect full-time, degree-seeking students who first entered Fall 2013 or later. uTrack does not apply to transfer students who enter prior to Fall 2015.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Agriculture • Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications Major • Agricultural Science Concentration


Term 1 Hours Milestone Notes
ALEC 102  or ALEC 103   3 2.0 cumulative GPA
ALEC 101   1  
ENGL 101 * or ENGL 118 * 3  
5Plant Sciences Elective (any PLSC course) 3  
2Quantitative Reasoning Elective * 3  
Term 2
ANSC 160  or ANSC 280   2-3 2.0 cumulative GPA
ENGL 102 * 3  
2Natural Sciences Elective  with Lab* 4  
2Quantitative Reasoning Elective * 3  
ALEC 440 * 3  
Term 3
ALEC 240 *, CMST 210 *, CMST 217 *, CMST 240 *, or CMST 247 * 3 2.0 cumulative GPA
3AREC 201 * or ECON 201 * or ECON 207 * 4 ENGL 101 *
2Natural Sciences Elective * 3  
FDST 100  or FDST 150 * 3  
1Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resource Elective (300-400 level) 3  
Term 4
ALEC 211   3 2.0 cumulative GPA
AREC 212   3 ENGL 102 *
2Natural Sciences Electives * 3-4  
ESS 210  or 2Natural Sciences Electives * 3-4  
PLSC 250 * 3  
Term 5
1Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resource Elective (300-400 level)  3 2.0 cumulative GPA
2Arts and Humanities Elective * 3 MATH 113 * or higher
2Cultures and Civilizations Elective * 3  
EPP 313  or EPP 321   3  
2,3Social Sciences Elective * 3  
Term 6
4Unrestricted Electives 6 2.0 cumulative GPA
1Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resource Electives (300-400 level) 9 ALEC 211  
Term 7
2Arts and Humanities Elective * 3 2.0 cumulative GPA
2Cultures and Civilizations Elective * 3  
4Unrestricted Electives 9  
Term 8
ALEC 303 , ALEC 304 , ALEC 450   9 No milestones
4Unrestricted Electives 6  
TOTAL 120  
* Meets University General Education Requirement .
1 Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Electives may be selected from any courses in the college not already required for the major.
2 Chosen from the University General Education list .
3 AREC 201 * (4) or ECON 201 * (4) or ECON 207 * (4) satisfies the University General Education-Social Sciences requirement and the major requirement for economics. If the student transfers ECON LD for 3 credits, it will satisfy the major requirement but will not satisfy the General Education-Social Sciences requirement. In these cases, the student should take two courses from the Social Sciences list.
4 Any courses not already required for the major.
5 Students interested in Plant Sciences should take PLSC 210 .