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Agricultural Education (EDAG)
3160 [EDAS 3160, EDVE 3160]. Principles of Agricultural Education. 3. Explores the background, scope and content of agricultural education. Specific competencies required for teacher certification including history, philosophy and trends, successful program planning, applied sciences, organization/utilization of advisory groups, adult education, curriculum, career counseling, computer applications, cooperative and SAE programs, facilities and advising the FFA. Prerequisites: junior standing or consent of instructor. (Offered spring semester)
3170 [EDAS 3170, EDVE 1050]. Agricultural Structures Systems. 3. Prepares pre-service teachers for the many skills and types of materials involved in structural systems as applied to agriculture. Includes competencies in planning structure sites, surveying, foundations, selection of materials, construction, and building utilities and conveniences.
3180 [EDAS 3180, EDIE 2180]. Agricultural Maintenance and Fabrication Systems. 3. Includes the technology necessary to perform most hot and cold metal skills used in the agricultural industry. Includes maintenance on and fabrication of agricultural equipment systems. Heavy emphasis is placed on laboratory practice to develop expertise in performing skills and in the demonstration/teaching of these skills. Lab fee required.
4070 [EDAS 4070]. Trends:___. 2 (Max 6). Designed to provide reading, discussion, research, and the appraisal of new methods, materials, equipment, and experimental programs concerned with the improvement of education as it pertains to the areas of vocational education; vocational agriculture, home economics, and trade and industrial education. Each department in the college may make offerings under this number, the the maximum allowable credits for each department is 6 semester hours. Prerequisites: 6 hours of education.
4170 [EDAS 4170, EDVE 4170]. Principles of Agricultural Mechanics and Technology. 3. Content will emphasize those skills commonly taught in Wyoming agricultural education in the secondary school system with an emphasis on advanced gas and plasma welding theory, small gas engines, and advanced electrical wiring and practices. Designed for students preparing to teach agricultural science in the Wyoming public school system. Prerequisite: EDAG 4070 or approval of instructor.
4180 [EDAS 4180, EDVE 4180]. Techniques of Agricultural Mechanics and Technology. 3. Content will emphasize those skills commonly taught in the Wyoming school system agricultural mechanics program with emphasis on woodworking, welding theory, agricultural plumbing, and electrical wiring and practices. Designed for students preparing to teach agricultural science in the Wyoming public school system. Prerequisite: Junior standing or consent of instructor.
4220 [EDAS 4220]Agricultural Technologies. 2-3 (Max. 3). Explores the latest technologies and methodologies involved in measuring, monitoring, and collecting data by which management decisions are made in production agriculture and agribusiness. Focuses on the theme of teaching and applying precision/sustainable agriculture principles to all phases of agricultural systems. Prerequisite: EDAG 3160 or consent of instructor.
4740 [EDAS 4740, EDVE 4740]. Field Studies in _____. 1-5 (Max. 12). Explores the latest technologies involved in measuring and collecting data with technology instrumentation by which management decisions are made in production and agribusiness. Focuses on the theme of applying and teaching precision agriculture principles to all phases of agricultural systems. Offered S/U only. Cross listed with EDEL 4740. Prerequisite: 6 hours of education courses.
4760 [EDAS 4760, EDVE 4760]. Cooperative Work Experience Programs and Student Organizations. (B) 3. Prepares educators and administrators to plan, organize, implement and evaluate cooperative work experience programs, to design curriculum and to advise student vocational organizations. Prerequisites: 6 hours of education courses.
4780 [EDAS 4780, EDVE 4780]. Education-Industry Experience. (B) 1-16 (Max. 16). Provides opportunity for students to extend their program beyond the campus. Develops work experience programs for students based upon their area of interest and specialization. Prerequisites: consent of instructor and department head.
4970 [EDAS 4970, EDVE 4970]. Individual Problems. 1-3 (Max. 6). Provides flexible credit for seniors who may need credit for graduation, or for students who wish to undertake intensive study of a special problem identified in a regular class. Offered in areas of vocational education, vocational agriculture, family and consumer sciences, and trade and industrial education. Prerequisite: 12 hours of education courses.