Agricultural Education, PhD

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

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

Required Courses15
Advanced Methods of Teaching Agriculture
History and Philosophical Foundations of Agricultural and Extension Education
Foundations of Leadership Theory
AGED 5863
AGED 6223
AGED 5983
AGED 6000
Hours Subtotal15
Specialty-area Courses
REMS 5953Statistical Methods in Education (or equivalent)3
STAT 5013Statistics for Experimenters I3
REMS 6003Analyses of Variance (or equivalent)3
STAT 5023Statistics for Experimenters II3
REMS 6013Multiple Regression Analysis in Behavioral Studies (or equivalent)3
One additional qualitative research course3
Select 12 hours from the following:12
Special Topics in Agricultural Communications
AGCM 5101
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
AGED 5101
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
AGED 6120
Leadership in Agriculture
Extension Program Development
AGED 5993
Qualitative Research Methods in Agricultural Education
Hours Subtotal30
Dissertation Hours
Select 15 hours15
Hours Subtotal15
Total Hours60

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Doctor of Philosophy (PhD.) Requirements

  • 90 credits beyond the Bachelor's degree, 60 credits beyond the Master's degree are required
  • At least seventy-five percent of coursework on the Plan of Study must include 5000 and 6000 level courses
  • A minimum of 15 hours at the 6000 level with a grade of SR for the doctoral dissertation must be complete.  The maximum number of dissertation hours (6000 with a grade of SR) permissible on a Plan of Study must not exceed three-fourths of the total credit hours in the approved graduate degree program
  • Credit for all courses on a graduate Plan of Study must have been awarded within 10 years of completion of all degree requirements
  • A minimum of 30 in-residence credit hours are required
  • Non-Course requirements:
    • Doctoral Candidacy
    • Dissertation Defense
    • Dissertation Submission/Approval