Agricultural Education (AGED)


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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.

2304. Agriculture and Society (3). An examination of relationships between agriculture and society, the environment, and population. Emphasizes agriculture's use of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Fulfills multicultural requirement.



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.

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. 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)

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

4404. Methods of Teaching Agriscience in the Secondary School (3). Exploration of the methods, techniques, and strategies essential for teaching agricultural subjects in the secondary school.

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.



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.

5314. Agricultural Education in International Settings (3). A study-abroad exploration of agricultural and sustainable practices in international settings. Conducted across a country and includes tours of crops, livestock facilities, and educational environments. May be repeated for credit.

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)

5351. Communication for School Leaders (3). Study and application of interpersonal communication theory and research as related to organizational, social, and environmental contexts. Conferencing, informational and employment interviewing, and group dynamics.

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)



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

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