Agricultural & Extension Education | LSU Majors

Agricultural & Extension Education

You like sharing your knowledge of agriculture. Indoors or out, this is an area in which you will be able to grow as you teach others.

About Agricultural & Extension Education

This broad-based curriculum encompasses all areas of agriculture and offers you unique opportunities for professional and leadership development, hands-on learning across the state, and participation in faculty-led research. Available concentrations will prepare you for teaching in secondary schools or for careers in extension, business, government, or industry.

Concentrations Available:

Extension and Non-formal Education

This concentration prepares you for diverse career opportunities in agriculture, agribusiness, agricultural industry, and agricultural organizations. 

Teaching in Formal Education

Develop your agricultural knowledge and skills through teaching; supervise agriculture experiences, teach students in both formal and informal settings, and advise FFA and other agriculture organization chapters.

Possible Careers

  • Agricultural education programs administrator 
  • Extension service youth programs manager 
  • 4-H coordinator 
  • Teacher

Program Requirements

Once you're an LSU student, you'll need to meet the requirements below to continue pursuing this major.

  • 2.0 GPA in all coursework (2.5 GPA for transfer)
  • 2.0 cumulative GPA in courses toward degree requirements
  • grade of "C" or better in ENGL 1001 and MATH 1021 or higher

Senior College

College of Agriculture


B.S., Bachelor of Science

Course Load by Subject Area

  • Agriculture: Medium Intensity
  • Communication:  Medium Intensity
  • Electives:  Low Intensity
  • Science:   Low Intensity

Learn more about course loads and subject areas

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