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Master's Courses

Core Curriculum

INTAD 820: International Agricultural Development Seminar (3 credits)

Examination and investigation of relevant international development topics that emphasizes analytical thinking and application of knowledge. Following the residential portion of the course, students will have the opportunity to participate in an out-of-country experiential learning opportunity.

AEE 450: Program Design and Delivery (3 credits)

Principles, methods, and practices of extension education in agriculture, community resource development, family living, environmental affairs, 4-H, and youth programs. Students will learn how non-formal programs are planned, delivered and evaluated in community settings. In addition, students will select and critique existing extension programs developed for use in the United States and others in use around the world.

CEDEV/AEE 505: Leadership Development (3 credits)

In this course students will have the opportunity to examine sociological theories of leadership such as exchange theory, attribution theory, group dynamics, community change theory, and formal organizations. Practical aspects of leadership covered include influence, authority, and power; group dynamics; collaborative leadership skills; mediation and dispute settlement; and, deliberation in community settings. Students are requested to consult with the instructor before registering for this course.

Supplemental Courses

  • ADTED/CIED 508: Globalization and Lifelong Learning (3)
  • ADTED/CIED 509: Language, Literacy, Identity, and Culture in a Global Context (3)
  • ADTED/CIED 562: Politics, Language, and Pedagogy: Applying Paulo Freire Today (3)
  • AEREC 550: International Economic Development in Agriculture (3)
  • AGBIO/FDSC 521: Food Defense: Prevention Planning for Food Processors (3)
  • AGECO/ENT/CSIED 457: Principles of Integrated Pest Management (3)
  • AYFCE 438: Living in an Increasingly Diverse Society (3)
  • AYFCE 550: Program Development and Evaluation in Youth, Families, and Communities (3)
  • AYFCE 555: Volunteer Program Management (3)
  • AYFCE 845: Intergenerational Programs and Practices (3)
  • BIO 415: Ecotoxicology (3)
  • CED 410: The Global Seminar (3)
  • CED 417: Power, Conflict, and Community Decision Making (3)
  • CED 425: International Development, Renewable Resources, and the Environment (3)
  • CEDEV 420: Women in Developing Countries (3)
  • CIED 553: Educational Mobility in Comparative Perspective (3)
  • ENT 497C: Medical Entomology
  • ENT 530: Pollinator Biology (1)
  • ENT 530: Seminar in Tropical Entomology (1)
  • FOR 418: Agroforestry: Science, Design, and Practice (3)
  • For 488Y: International Forestry (3)
  • GEOG 430: Human Use of the Environment (3)
  • GEOG 439: Property and the Global Environment (3)
  • GEOG 444: African Resources & Development (3)
  • INTAG 481: Problem Solving in Tropical Agriculture (3)
  • PPEM 405:  Microbe-Plant Interactions: Plant Disease and Biological Control (3)
  • PPEM 454: Virus Ecology(3)
  • R SOC 508: Sociology of Agriculture (3)
  • R SOC 525: Fertility, Population & Development (3)
  • R SOC 555: Human Dimensions of National Resources (3)
  • SOILS 502: Soil Properties and Functions (3)