Agriculture Education and Leadership - Graduate Program
The Agricultural Education and Leadership sequence is designed to advance student's skills and knowledge in the field of both formal and informal agricultural education. Through a cross-disciplinary approach utilizing courses and resources from a variety of departments and programs on campus, individuals can tailor a program to provide the skills and knowledge to advance the student in their career.
All students complete a minimum of 36 semester hours.
Students choosing the thesis option or non-thesis option must complete the required degree core courses (seven hours) consisting of AGR 403, 445, and 497, and the following sequence requirements.
Students who completed a limited number of Agricultural Education or education courses as undergraduates may be required to take undergraduate foundation courses as a prerequisite. Foundation courses cannot be presented for use in the Agricultural Education and Leadership degree program.
This is a 36-hour program that requires a thesis. Students selecting this option will complete the degree core requirements of seven hours, 14 hours of agriculture electives, nine hours from Curriculum and Instruction, Technology, or other coursework identified by the student’s graduate committee as relevant to the area of interest, and six hours of Master’s Thesis (AGR 499).
This is a 36-hour program that requires a synthesizing experience consisting of three hours of Independent Study (AGR 400) under the direction of a major adviser and with the approval of an advisory committee. Students selecting this option will also complete the degree core requirements of seven hours, fourteen hours of ag electives, nine hours of Teaching and Learning, Technology or other approved area, and three hours of electives. Students must also pass a comprehensive written/oral examination.