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2000 Level Courses

2300. Introduction to Agricultural Education (3). History and principles of vocational education, community assessment of agricultural programs planning, and development of agricultural youth organization. Fulfills multicultural requirement.

3000 Level Courses

3100. Introduction to Teaching Agricultural Education (1). Provides new teacher candidates information, access and skills to successfully complete a teacher education program in agricultural education.

3302. Transfer of Agricultural Technology (3). Examination of processes by which professional agriculturalists influence the introduction, adoption, and diffusion of technological change. Fulfills core Technology and Applied Science requirement. F.

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.

3330. Interrelationships of Agricultural Agency Information Systems (3). Utilization of agricultural service systems to disseminate information to traditional and nontraditional agricultural clientele. Emphasis on USDA organizations.

3333. Developing Secondary Agricultural Education Programs (3). Provides theory and application in instruction, leadership, and experience for agricultural science teachers as they learn components of the agricultural education model.

4000 Level Courses

4000. Internship (V1-12).

4001. Agricultural Education Problems (V1-3). Prerequisite: Approval of department chairperson. Individual investigation related to agricultural education or leadership. May be repeated for credit. F, S, SS.

4311. Agricultural Education Senior Seminar (3). Students pursuing teacher certification must value professional demands. Course involves theory and application toward teaching, conducting daily tasks, and assuming professional roles.

4303. Designing and Integrating the Agricultural Curriculum (3). Instructional methodology on curricular goals for agricultural programs and designing curriculum with integration of STEM areas for cross-content credit in secondary agricultural education. (Writing Intensive)

4304. Methods of Teaching Agriscience in the Secondary School (3). F, S. (Writing Intensive)

4306. Student Teaching (3). Prerequisite: Senior standing in agricultural education.

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)

4410. Integrating Science into Agricultural Education (4). Methods of integrating activities related to science content during the instruction of secondary agricultural education. Special focus on laboratory instruction in animal science.Back to Top

 

5000 Level Courses

5001. Contemporary Issues in Agricultural and Extension Education (V1-6). Study current issues and trends in agricultural and extension education and develop plans to improve the disciplines. May be repeated for up to 6 hours credit. F, S, SSI, SSII.

5301. Special Problems (3). Investigation of problems in agricultural education or extension education of special interest to the student. May be repeated for credit. F, S, SSI, SSII.

5302. Research Methods and Analysis in Agricultural Education and Communications (3). Application of research techniques in the education and communications aspects of agriculture, including proposal preparation, literature review, research design, data analysis, and reporting of results.

5305. Program Development in Agricultural and Extension Education (3). Development of a total agricultural education program in communities and counties using all available resources. SSI, SSII.

5306. History and Philosophy of Agricultural Education and Communications (3). Historical and philosophical foundations of education, communications, and extension education in agriculture.

5308. Foundations of Adult Education (3). Study and investigation of adult learning theories, methods, and procedures to implement changes in adult behavior.

5309. Evaluation of Programs in Vocational, Technical, and Extension Education (3). Techniques in evaluating vocational, technical, and extension education programs. Principles and procedures of evaluation with emphasis on focusing, designing, reporting, and managing evaluation. SSI, SSII.

5310. College Teaching in Agriculture (3). Methods and techniques of teaching agriculture at the college level. Includes self-assessment, student assessment, course development, lesson planning, presentations, and evaluation. F.

5311. Human Dimensions of International Agricultural Development (3). Study current issues and trends in the human dimension of international agricultural development.

5312. Assessing Program Effectiveness in Agriculture and Extension Education (3). Assessment of programs in agriculture and extension education based on programming theories, concepts, and research. Emphasizes assessing client need, monitoring programs based on objectives, and determining program effectiveness and efficiency.

5340. Educational Law (3). Introduction to the legal aspects of educational organizations, focusing on the school building level and emphasizing the rights and responsibilities of stakeholders. (EDLD 5340)

5391. School and Community (3). Explores the development of collaborative culture at school and how to enlist community support to form partnerships with stakeholders. (EDLD 5391) Back to Top

 

6000 Level Course

6000. Master’s Thesis (V1-6).

6301. The Professorate (3). Overview of agriculture-focused faculty roles and career paths in non-profit colleges and universities in the United States.

7000 Level Courses

7000. Research (V1-12).

7005. Professional Internship (V1-6). An on-the-job supervised experience program conducted in the area of the student’s specialization. May be repeated for credit.

7100. Graduate Seminar (1). Group study and discussion of current developments in agricultural behavioral sciences. May be repeated for credit.

8000 Level Course

8000. Doctor's Dissertation (V1-12). Initiation and completion of research for advanced degree.
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