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Agricultural and Extension Education Major Map

Campus: West Virginia University / Morgantown
College/School: Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design
Areas of Emphasis: Agricultural and Environmental Technology, Agricultural Teacher Education, Extension Education
Pathways: Agriculture and Natural Sciences, Behavioral and Social Sciences, Business and Communications, Education

Over the next three decades, the global population is expected to grow by approximately two billion people, creating a greater demand for food production and emphasizing the critical need for worldwide agriculture education. Our program is preparing future leaders to fill that need.

Academics

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This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Spend 100 hours at student success centers
  • Be the last person to leave the library from studying
  • Sit in the front row of your class at least 5 times
  • Attend New Student Orientation
  • Declare a major and file an academic plan

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your first year you should:

  • Attend Monday Night Lights
  • Get a selfie with the Mountaineer
  • Attend an alcohol-free event
  • Participate in the PRT cram
  • Attend Adventure WV

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your first year you should:

  • Develop fundraising skills in a student organization
  • Be a reporter for The Daily Athenaeum or WWVU-FM
  • Attend the study abroad fair
  • Join a student organization
  • Take a language course

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your first year you should:

  • Join the Student Wellness Ambassador Team (SWAT)
  • Attend WELLWVU Bystander Intervention Training
  • Visit campus farmers market
  • Learn how to de-stress at chillFEST
  • Attend a WELLWVU Try It event

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your first year you should:

  • Submit your resume to Career Services
  • Complete the financial literacy course
  • Attend a career fair
  • Take a writing or communications class
  • Get a job on campus at the residence hall desk or a dining hall

Academics

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This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Check all of your degree requirements
  • Find a faculty mentor
  • Get a Success Coach from Student Life Office of Student Success or in your college
  • Earn a 4.0 in at least one semester
  • Attend dinner presentations at the Faculty Dinner Series

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your second year you should:

  • Attend a professional performance at the CAC
  • Attend WVUp All Night
  • Take a hike, bike or go rock climbing at Coopers Rock State Forest
  • Attend Spring Family Weekend with your family
  • Find the mice in Stewart Hall

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your second year you should:

  • Explore community service opportunities in student organizations
  • Participate in an Adventure WV international adventure
  • Attend a multicultural, international or diversity program
  • Study Abroad (complete one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Complete a financial management skill development opportunity in student organizations

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your second year you should:

  • Become a leadWELL Mentor
  • Use exercise for mental well-being in Movement for Mental Health
  • Participate in liveWELL programs
  • Become a level 1 Bystander Trainer
  • Continue involvement with your club sport or intramural team or try a new one

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your second year you should:

  • Undergraduate research (complete one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Become a student-leader in at least one organization
  • Internship (complete one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Meet with a career professional to make sure you are on track professionally
  • Attend a career fair

Academics

Spring
15
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This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Go talk to a faculty member in your department about graduate school or career options
  • Get a Success Coach from Student Life Office of Student Success or in your college
  • International upperclassmen: Mentor new international students
  • International students: Meet one-on-one with an immigration adviser
  • Join The Daily Athenaeum or WWVU-FM staff to learn how to publish a newspaper, write articles, create radio shows, and report news and sports

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your third year you should:

  • Attend a sporting event that you have never seen before
  • Visit the West Virginia and Regional History Center in the Downtown Library
  • International students: Participate in international social events
  • Attend Spring Family Weekend with your family
  • Attend a professional performance at the CAC

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your third year you should:

  • Reach out and volunteer in the Morgantown community
  • Explore community service opportunities in student organizations
  • Get involved in the Student Government Association
  • Post a picture of you in another country in WVU gear
  • Create a culture of well-being with a WELLWVU academic internship

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your third year you should:

  • Drop in to a meditation class in the Health and Education Building
  • Use the WELLWVU HeartMath Lab
  • Take an academic yoga class in the Health and Education Building
  • Learn how to de-stress at chillFEST
  • Make a healthy smoothie with the Student Wellness Ambassador Team

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your third year you should:

  • Join a club sport team
  • Sign up for an internship interview
  • Study Abroad (complete one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Attend the Sophomore/Junior Fair during your fall semester to explore studying abroad, internships, career choices and more
  • Become a leader in your club sport team

Academics

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This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Check all of your degree requirements
  • Earn at least 15 credits per semester
  • Sign up for graduation
  • Attend the Graduation One-Stop Shop
  • Attend a SORTS (Students On the Road To Success) seminar

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your fourth year you should:

  • Attend WVUp All Night
  • Sit in the Senior Spirit Section (Section 121) at the home football games
  • Attend Fall Family Weekend with your family
  • Attend a football game
  • International students: Participate in international social events

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your fourth year you should:

  • Create a culture of well-being with a WELLWVU academic internship
  • Complete a financial management skill development opportunity in student organizations
  • Participate in the Friends of International Students Program
  • Participate in a fraternity and sorority accreditation program
  • Participate in leadership development opportunities in student organizations

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your fourth year you should:

  • Use your resources: learn about all your health-related needs at well.wvu.edu
  • Complete a WELLGO calendar (wellgo.wvu.edu)
  • Join an intramural team
  • Make a healthy smoothie with the Student Wellness Ambassador Team
  • Stay active with moveWELL, the Student Rec Center and Outdoor Rec Center

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your fourth year you should:

  • International students: Explore optional practical training (12 to 29 months work experience in the U.S.)
  • Participate in a practice job interview session
  • Attend a career fair
  • Become a student-leader in at least one organization
  • Submit your resume to Career Services

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