Agricultural Leadership (AGLS)

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1300. Agricultural Leadership Principles (3). Principles of leadership and personal skill development. Emphasizes leadership styles, types of management, group dynamics, and managing change as applied to agriculture. (Writing Intensive)


3000 level courses

3314. Team Leadership Development in Agriculture and Natural Resources (3). Exploration of strategies and techniques for successful teams, including conflict management, facilitation, and negotiation, skill building, and experimental activities in agriculture and natural resources.

3315. Personal Leadership Development in Agriculture Sciences and Natural Resources (3). Principles, theories and application of interpersonal skills required to develop strong leadership in the agricultural and natural resource context.


4000 level courses

4308. Organizational Leadership Development in Agriculture and Natural Resources (3). Human behavior in organizations, the role of leadership in organizational performance, and the process of organizational change and improvement.

4309. Contemporary Issues in Agricultural Leadership (3). An evaluation of current issues pertaining to leadership in agriculture and natural resources including a historical look at leadership and its impact on producers and consumers. (Writing Intensive)



5304. Theoretical Foundations of Leadership (3). Theory of motivation, behavior, leadership styles, power, influence, charisma, and the historical context of leadership in the agriculture industry. S.

5305. Developing Leadership in Rural Communities (3). Introduction to the theories, concepts, and practical application of identifying, developing, and utilizing leadership to help sustain and revitalize rural communities.

5306. Contemporary Issues in Agricultural Leadership (3). Exposes students to national, regional, and local agricultural issues that can be positively impacted with the proper application of leader-ship principles

5307. Evaluating Leadership in Agricultural Organizations (3). The application of leadership and evaluation principles to determine improvement areas to maximize efficiency of the human dimension of the agricultural industry.