CSU, Chico

Program Requirements

Program Requirements

Course Requirements for the MS in Agricultural Education:

A total of 30 semester units are required to complete the Master of Science in Agricultural Education at CSU, Chico. Up to 9 postbaccalaureate semester units may be transferred and applied toward the degree requirements.*  

12 units required from the following:
AGED 600 Research Methodology in Agricultural Education 3 units
AGED 601 Program Planning in Agricultural Education 3 units
AGED 602 Instructional Methodology in Agricultural Education 3 units
AGED 610 Assessment in Agricultural Education 3 units


3-6 units required from the following:
AGED 699T Master's Thesis 6 Units
AGED 699P Master's Project 6 Units
AGED 696 Comprehensive Examination 3 Units


13-15 units selected from the following:
AGED 603 Agricultural Leadership, Supervision & Administration 3 Units
AGED 604 Program Evaluation in Agricultural Education 3 Units
AGED 605 Adult Learners in Agricultural Education 3 Units
AGED 606 Instructional Technologies for Agricultural Educators 3 Units
AGED 607 Agricultural Education Foundations, History and Philosophy 3 Units
AGED 608 Teaching Diverse Learners in Agricultural Education 3 Units
AGED 609 Occupational Experience in Agriculture 3 Units
AGED 697 Independent Study in Agricultural Education 1-3 Units

Culminating Activity:

Completion and final approval of a thesis, project, or comprehensive examination as specified by the student’s graduate advisory committee.

* Transfer units will be reviewed and awarded credit by the student's graduate committee. Transfer units must be directly applicable to agricultural education.  Transfer units must have been completed within the program time limit of five years. Most transfer units will be applied as elective credit unless the units can be verified from courses which match the learning objectives of a required course for the Master of Science degree. Evaluation will be conducted by the program director during the student's first semester of coursework.