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University of Wisconsin / College of agriculture announcement of courses: 1942-1944

Departments of instruction,   pp. 203-223 PDF (5.6 MB)


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COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE
                         AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION
   PROFESSORS BE\\I(CK, CLARK, JAMES, chairntan, KIVLIN; INSTRI'(TORS FREITAG,
MOR-
   RISSEY.
     Students in the College of Agriculture who wish to prepare for the teaching
of agri-
   culture in secondary schools must complete an academic minor in general
science, biology,
   or in community relationships, and elective courses in animal husbandry,
dairy hus-
   bandry, poultry husbandry, dairy industry, agronomy, horticulture, soils,
agricultural
   engineering, and agricultural economics as a background of agriculture
and also the
   18 credits in education required for the University Teachers' Certificate
as outlined
   below.
     Some students wish a major in a department other than agricultural education
and
  alsb to be prepared as teachers of vocational agriculture. Students desiring
this com-
  bination should see the chairman of the Department of Agricultural Education
at the
  beginning of the sophomore year. Farm experience beyond summers is necessary;
the
  farm-reared students are desired. A scholarship record of 1.3 grade-points
per credit
  is necessary to begin teacher training preparation.
    Students completing the requirements for graduation in agriculture as
suggested
  above and qualifying for a University Teachers' Certificate will receive
the degree
  Bachelor of Science (Agriculture and Education) and a license to teach
issued by the
  State Superintendent of Public Instruction.  Such students must (a) register
for the
  certificate in the School of Education at the beginning of the junior year;
(b) receive
  the recommendation of the, teacher training committee of the College of
Agriculture;
  and (c) complete the following courses:
      Credits
   Educ. 73-The child:-his nature and his needs ...................................................3.....3
   Educ. 75-The nature and direction of learning ..........................................................5
   Agr. Educ. 1-Rural education .---,---                                
  2
   Agr. Educ. 50-Teaching of agriculture . .... ..      .   .   .     . 
      5
   Agr. Educ. 128-Program building in vocational agriculture .-----------------------------------3
   Students beginning work for a certificate may arrange their courses most
satisfactor-
 ily by starting the requirements during the second semester of the sophomore
year.
 Education 75 should definitely be completed before the beginning of the
senior year.
 Credits in Education 75 may be counted toward graduation only by students
who com-
 plete the requirements for the University Teachers' Certificate. Seniors
spend a week
 each semester in a high-school vocational agricultural department.
   MAJOR. Not more than 5 credits in education taken in the School of Education
may
 count toward the major in agricultural education. These 5 credits shall
in no way he
 counted as a portion of the minimum number of 50 credits required in the
strictly agri-
 cultural subjects. Course 16, 2 credits, given jointly by the departments
of Agronomy
 and Horticulture, may be counted as a portion of the 5 credits of the major
requirement
 outside the Department of Agricultural Education.
 1. RURAL EDUCATION. II; 2 cr. Origin and development of vocational education
 for rural communities. Problems, principles, and practices of rural education.
Pre-
 requisite: Sophomore standing. Mr. James.
 25. RURAL LIFE. (See Rural Sociology 25.) I; 3 cr. May be included as part
of
 a major in agricultural education. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing. Mr.
Kolb.
 50. TEACHING OF AGRICULTURE. I, II; 1-5 cr. Directed teaching based upon
par-
 ticipation in agricultural activities of the Wisconsin High school, and
vocational depart-
 ments of agriculture. Prerequisites: Educ. 75 and senior standing. Mr. Kivlin,
Mr.
 Freitag, Mr. Morrissey.
 100. THESIS. Yr; 2 cr. Prerequisites: Senior standing and consent of instructor.
Staff.
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