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Masters in Agricultural Education

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 600Research Methodology in Agricultural Education3 units
AGED 601Program Planning in Agricultural Education3 units
AGED 602Instructional Methodology in Agricultural Education3 units
AGED 610Assessment in Agricultural Education3 units

3-6 units required from the following
AGED 699TMaster's Thesis6 Units
AGED 699PMaster's Project6 Units
AGED 696Comprehensive Examination3 Units

13-15 units selected from the following
AGED 603Agricultural Leadership, Supervision & Administration3 Units
AGED 604Program Evaluation in Agricultural Education3 Units
AGED 605Adult Learners in Agricultural Education3 Units
AGED 606Instructional Technologies for Agricultural Educators3 Units
AGED 607Agricultural Education Foundations, History and Philosophy3 Units
AGED 608Teaching Diverse Learners in Agricultural Education3 Units
AGED 609Occupational Experience in Agriculture3 Units
AGED 697Independent Study in Agricultural Education1-3 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.