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.
|Code||Title||Semester Credit Hours|
|ALED 339||Agricultural Extension Philosophy and the Land-Grant Mission||3|
|ALED 441||Agricultural Extension Organization and Methods||3|
|Select three from:||9|
|Technology-Enhanced Instructional Design Strategies for Agriculture|
|Principles of Program Evaluation|
|Leadership of Volunteers|
|Leading and Training Adult Learners|
|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 Hours||18|
Minimum of 6 hours at 300- to 400-level.