Agricultural Education, Communications, and Leadership, PhD

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2023-2024. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Total Hours: 60 (Beyond the Master's Degree)

Required Courses
AECL 5101Orientation to Graduate Programs in Agricultural Education, Communications and Leadership1
AGCM 5203Theory and Practice in Agricultural Communications3
AGED 5823Advanced Methods of Teaching Agriculture3
AGED 6103History and Philosophical Foundations of Agricultural and Extension Education3
AGLE 5303Foundations of Leadership Theory3
AECL 5863Methods of Technological Change3
AECL 6223Program Evaluation in Agriculture and Extension3
Hours Subtotal19
Statistics and Research Courses
AECL 5983Social Sciences Research in Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources3
Select 9 hours from the following:9
Statistical Methods in Education (or equivalent)
Statistics for Experimenters I
Analyses of Variance (or equivalent)
Statistics for Experimenters II
Multiple Regression Analysis in Behavioral Studies (or equivalent)
Select one qualitative research methods course.3
Select 11 hours.11
Hours Subtotal26
Dissertation Hours
AECL 6000Doctoral Dissertation in Agricultural Education, Communications and Leadership15
Hours Subtotal15
Total Hours60

Graduate College Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Requirements

Learn more about Graduate College 2023-2024 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree Program Requirements. Check the General Graduate College academic regulations for minimal GPA, language proficiency and other general requirements.