Master of Agricultural Education

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Program Learning Objectives

1.Apply knowledge of philosophical and historical foundations of agricultural education to develop personal philosophy statements which guide components of the agricultural education programs.

2.Create relevant, challenging and integrative agricultural curriculum.

3.Adapt curriculum to meet curricular goals and objectives using a variety of educational theories and models.

4.Demonstrate effective teaching characteristics while utilizing a wide variety of teaching and learning strategies.

5.Select appropriate practices to teach essential agricultural concepts, problem solving, skills of inquiry, communication and collaboration.

6.Develop, administer and analyze formal, informal and performance assessment techniques to monitor and evaluate student learning and guide modification.

7.Develop as reflective practitioners by collecting feedback, evaluating learning segments, and supporting artifacts.

Required Courses
AGED 520Program Development in Agricultural Education3
AGED 522Laboratory Pedagogy in Agricultural Technology3
or AGED 523 Laboratory Organization and Management in Agricultural Education
AGED 539Graduate Internship in Agricultural Education 16
or AGED 524
AGED 540
Instructional Processes in Agricultural Education
and Instructional Planning in Agriculture
Approved Electives33
Any 400-500 level courses approved by the student's graduate committee.
At least 11 units must be at the 500 level.
Total units45

 Students are required to complete or be enrolled in AGED 539 (or AGED 524 and AGED 540) to be eligible to complete the comprehensive written and oral examinations.