Agricultural Extension M.Sc. Study Plan

Agex 571: Organization and Administration of Extension Service

Agex 572: Planning and Evaluation of Extension Programs

Agex 577: Comparative Agricultural Extension Organization

Agex 590: Special Studies

Agex 595: Seminars

Agex 600: Research and Thesis

 

Agex 571: Organization and Administration of Extension Service (2 credits hours)

Organization principles, extension structure and characteristics in the Kingdom, organization elements and functions, supervision, and roles and functions of extension personnel.

Agex 572: Planning and Evaluation of Extension Programs (2 credits hours)

Types of extension programs, steps and models of program development, program planning, program evaluation, evaluation techniques, measuring educational effects.

 

Agex 577: Comparative Agricultural Extension Organizations (Advanced, 2 credits hours)

Extension organization principles, comparative extension systems in different countries, analysis of international extension organizations, and development of the structure of extension service in Saudi Arabia.

Agex 590: Special Studies (2 credits hours)

The graduated students prepare a study in some areas of agricultural extension under the supervision of their advisors.

Agex 595: Seminars (1 credit hour)

Graduate students should participate in investigation, analysis and discussion of social, rural, and new agricultural extension issues under the supervision of the department academic staff members. 

Agex 600: Research and Thesis (6 credits hours)

The student submits a plan for a research in one of the agricultural extension areas. The plan should be developed under the guidance of the supervisory committee, and should be approved by the department council.