Courses

AGED 110  Agriculture Production Systems  Credits: 3 (2-3-0)

Course Description: Broad survey of the diverse aspects of Colorado agriculture.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Required field trips.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: Yes.

AGED 210  History of Agriculture in the United States  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Relationships in agriculture. Historical/Native American/early practices, industrial agriculture, technologies, philosophy, green revolution.
Prerequisite: CO 150.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Historical Perspectives 3D.

AGED 220  Understanding Agricultural Education  Credit: 1 (1-0-0)

Course Description: Understanding different agricultural education systems. Understanding delivery models of agricultural education programs.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: Yes.

AGED 240  Technical Tool Applications in Ag Education  Credits: 2 (1-3-0)

Course Description: Development of safe competencies and applications related to power and technical tools utilized in school-based agricultural education programs.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and lab.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: Yes.

AGED 241  Plumbing and Electrical Applications in Ag Ed  Credit: 1 (1-0-0)

Course Description: Development of competencies and theory related to plumbing and electrical applications utilized in school-based agricultural education programs.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: Yes.

AGED 244  Power, Structure, and Tech. Systems in Ag Ed  Credits: 3 (2-3-0)

Course Description: Development of competencies and theory related to agricultural power, structure, and technical systems utilized in school-based agricultural education programs.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: Yes.

AGED 320  Technology Lab for Ag Education  Credit: 1 (0-3-0)

Course Description: Laboratory applications related to the power, structure, and technical systems pathway utilized in school-based agricultural education programs.
Prerequisite: AGED 240, may be taken concurrently or AGED 241, may be taken concurrently or AGED 244, may be taken concurrently.
Registration Information: May be taken twice for credit.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: Yes.

AGED 330  Program Design and Evaluation in Ag. Literacy  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Design and evaluate programs in agricultural literacy using experiential methods.
Prerequisite: AGED 220.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: Yes.

AGED 420  Developing School-Based Ag Education Programs  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Developing knowledge in the approach and delivery of school-based agricultural education programs.
Prerequisite: AGED 220.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: Yes.

AGED 430  Methods of Agricultural Literacy  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Prepare and conduct agricultural literacy instructional units to work with a variety of audiences and instructional topics.
Prerequisite: AGED 330.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: Yes.

AGED 440  Managing Experiences in Ag Ed Laboratories  Credit: 1 (0-3-0)

Course Description: Theory, management and pedagogy of delivering safety instruction and experiential curriculum in secondary agricultural education laboratory settings.
Prerequisite: AGED 420.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: Yes.

AGED 486A  Practicum: Agricultural Literacy  Credits: Var[1-3] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Experience in the agricultural literacy field.
Prerequisite: (AGED 220) and (AGED 330 or AGED 430).
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

AGED 486B  Practicum: On-site Experience in Agricultural Outreach  Credits: Var[1-2] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Formalized training on conducting non-formal agricultural education at the National Western Stock Show.
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

AGED 486C  Practicum: FFA  Credits: Var[1-2] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Formalized training on managing FFA experiences, including Career Development Events and Leadership Development Events.
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

AGED 487  Internship  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

AGED 495  Independent Study  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

AGED 496  Group Study  Credits: Var[1-12] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

AGED 510  American Agricultural Values and Ideology  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Explore how people have conceptualized agriculture in the United States, how agricultural ideologies have shaped our agricultural values, and how differing agricultural ideologies impact the work in agriculture today and in the future.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Senior standing. Written consent of instructor. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring (even years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

AGED 525  Agricultural and Extension Teaching  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Use research on effective teaching methods to define and deliver educational programs, courses and presentations in formal and non-formal educational settings in agriculture. Apply organization and instructional methods to evaluate, plan, deliver and assess effective educational programs.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Graduate standing. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

AGED 540  Ag Ed Laboratory Management and Safety  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Theory, management, and pedagogy of delivering safety instruction and experiential curriculum in secondary agricultural education laboratory settings.
Prerequisite: EDCT 420.
Restriction: .
Terms Offered: Fall, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

AGED 587  Internship in Extension  Credits: Var[1-2] (0-0-0)

Course Description: First-hand experiences in extension programming.
Prerequisite: AGED 547.
Registration Information: Graduate standing. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

AGED 600  Evaluation and Applied Research in Extension  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Train extension and other outreach specialists in the basics of program evaluation and research methods. Work with real world scenarios and/or their own field experiences to learn how to strategically design evaluation plans and effectively analyze the data collected. Emphasizing how to improve programming with the collected data.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online. Credit not allowed for both AGED 600 and EDRM 600.
Term Offered: Spring (odd years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

AGED 692  Agricultural Education Seminar  Credit: 1 (0-0-1)

Course Description: Agricultural education focusing on current trends in Extension.
Prerequisite: AGED 587, may be taken concurrently.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Enrolled in the Master of Agriculture Extension Education or the Graduate Certificate of Teaching in Extension. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.