Course Number and Descriptive Title                                                               Units

Core Course – 6 units

AGDE201 – Rural Development Theories and Approaches                                                  3

AGDE202 – Problems and Issues in Agricultural and Rural Dev’t.                                       3

Major Courses – 24 units (minimum)

AGEX215 – Rural Social Systems                                                                                             3

AGEX216 – Farmer Education Programs in Agriculture                                                       3

AGEX217 – Teaching Farmers Classes in Agriculture                                                          3

AGEX218 – Extension Strategies for Rural Development                                                    3

AGEX233 – Communication in Extension Education                                                           3

AGEX234 – Para-Professionals in Adult Education                                                             3

AGEX244 – Evaluation in Adult Education                                                                             3

AGEX246 – Leadership and Organization                                                                              3

AGEX247 – Planning and Administration of Extension Programs                                    3

AGEX291– Special Topics                                                                                                        1-3

Minor/Cognate Courses –9 units (courses from another field of specialization)

AGEX299 – Graduate Seminar                                                                                                 1

AGEX290 – Special Problem                                                                                                    2



Core Courses                 ___ 6

Major                              ___ 24

Minor/Cognate              ___ 9

Graduate Seminar         ___ 1

Special Problem             ___ 2


Total No. of Units Required 42



  1. Not more than 6 units of 100 level courses may be credited for the degree program
  2. Odd and even numbered courses are offered during the first and second semester of the school year, respectively.
  3. After the first term, graduate students are required to form their Graduate Advisory Committee (GAC) and prepare their Plan of Course Work (PCW). Forms can be secured at the Office of the Dean of the Graduate School.

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