Extension Education - Minor

The undergraduate Minor in Extension Education (EXED) provides students with formal instruction in Extension Education necessary to be successful Extension educators. The 18 hour curriculum prepares students in the history and philosophy of Extension education, extension educational methodologies, program management and program development. Students explore Extension educational roles in their future contexts; develop an awareness of program development, volunteer management, Extension educational theories and models for future application as an Extension educator. The curriculum includes nine credits of foundational leadership concepts, three credit hours in a specialized area of leadership, and three hours in an Extension internship. Students must be in good standing with Texas A&M University, have a declared major, and must have a cumulative 2.5 GPR or higher. Students must have also completed 75 hours or less at time of application.

For more information about this minor, visit our EXED web page.

ALED 339Agricultural Extension Philosophy and the Land-Grant Mission3
ALED 441Agricultural Extension Organization and Methods3
ALED 494Internship3
Select three from:9
Technology-Enhanced Instructional Design Strategies for Agriculture
Principles of Program Evaluation
Team Learning
Leadership of Volunteers
Leading and Training Adult Learners
Leading Change
Foundations of Community and Community Development
Youth Development Organizations and Services
Understanding and Developing Effective Skills for Youth Development
Community Development and Supporting Institutions
Youth Development Practice
Total Semester Credit Hours18

Minimum of 6 hours at 300- to 400-level.