Agricultural Education, PhD

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2020-2021. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

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

Required Courses
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 Subtotal15
Statistics and Research Courses
AECL 5983Social Sciences Research in Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources3
Select 12 hours from the following (must include one qualitative research course):12
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)
Specialty Area Courses
Select 15 hours from the following:15
Orientation to Graduate Programs in Agricultural Education, Communications and Leadership
Social Sciences Data Analysis and Interpretation in Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
Research Applications with Q Methodology
Special Topics in Agricultural Communications
History and Philosophical Foundations of Agricultural Communications
Theory and Practice in Agricultural Communications
Advanced Concepts in Agricultural Publishing
Communicating Ethical Issues in Agriculture
Advanced Studies in Agricultural Communications
Adult Programs in Agricultural and Extension Education
Grant Seeking
Directing Programs of Supervised Experience
Problems in Agricultural and Extension Education
Graduate Seminar in Agricultural Education
Qualitative Research Methods in Agricultural Education
Leadership in Agriculture
Extension Program Development
Other courses could include:
Volunteer Management in Agricultural and Extension Education
Cultural Competency for Working in Agricultural and Extension Education
College Teaching of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Other approved AECL, AGCM, AGED, AGLE courses.
Hours Subtotal30
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 2020-2021 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree Program Requirements. Check the General Graduate College academic regulations for minimal GPA, language proficiency and other general requirements.