These are a selection of approved courses for the EECP. Other courses will be considered on a case-by-case basis with the approval of the Co-Directors.

EE Certificate Component Courses
Foundations of Environmental Education REQUIRED COURSE
FANR 4444S: Foundations of Environmental Education (3 credits)
Environmental and Life Science
Content Knowledge
Choose 1 course (Minimum of 3 credits)
ANTH 3090: Evolution of Human Ecosystems (3 credits)
BIOL 1103: Basic Concepts of Biology
BIOL 1104: Organismal Biology (3 credits)
BIOL 1107: Principles of Biology I (3 credits)
BIOL 1108: Principles of Biology II (3 credits)
CRSS 3050: Introduction to Water Quality (3 credits)
ECOL 1000: Ecological Basis of Environmental Issues (3 credits)
ENTO 2010: Insects and the Environment (3 credits)
FANR 1100: Natural Resources Conservation (3 credits)
FISH 3000: Introduction to Fish and Wildlife Management (3 credits)
GEOG 1125: Resources, Society, and the Environment (3 credits)
Pedagogical/ Communication Skills Choose 2 courses (Minimum of 6 credits)
AGED 2001: Teaching with Animals (3 credits)
AGED 4350: Curriculum Planning in Agricultural Education (3 credits)
AGED 4360: Instructional Strategies in Agricultural Education (3 credits)
AGED 4370: Agriscience for Teachers (3 credits)
ALDR 3820: Reflections in Fighting Hunger (3 credits)
ARED 5470: Issues and Practices in Teaching Art (3 credits)
EDUC(ESPY) 2130: Exploring Learning and Teaching (3 credits)
ESCI 4430: Science Curriculum for the Middle Grades (3 credits)
Program Development and Evaluation Choose 1 course (Minimum of 3 credits)
AGCM 3600: Event and Instructional Planning (3 credits)
AGED 4340: Developing Community Programs in Agriculture (3 credits)
ALDR 4710: International Agricultural Development (3 credits)
EDIT 4180: Instructional Development (3 credits)
EDIT 4210: Learning Environments Design (3 credits)
Teaching Capstone Experience(b) REQUIRED COURSE (select one)
AGED 4000: Independent Study in Teaching (3 credits)
AESC (FCID) 4920S: Project FOCUS (3 credits)
(a)Appendix A. Guidelines for the Preparation and Professional Development of Environmental Educators (2010),North American Association for Environmental Education, Washington, DC; Themes defined: 1 – Env. Literacy; 2 – Foundations of Env. Edu.; 3 – Professional Responsibilities of the Environmental Educator; 4 – Planning and Implementing EE Programs; 5 – Fostering Learning; and 6 – Assessment and Evaluation.
(b) Students must complete 6 credits of Content Knowledge and 6 credits of Pedagogical/Communication Skills before enrolling in the Teaching Capstone Experience