Graduate Degree - Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Master of Arts

Program:
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Master of Arts
Program Code:
5444 Agriculture, Food & Nat Res Ed
Program Level:
Graduate
Award Type:
Master of Arts
Start Term:
FS19
College:
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Department:
Department of Community Sustainability
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College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Department of Community Sustainability

Graduate Study
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education - Master of Arts

The Master of Arts in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education is designed for persons who seek to acquire advanced professional knowledge related to agriculture, food and natural resources in educational settings. This master’s program consists of practice-centered inquiry in professional, interdisciplinary, and foundational studies of agriculture, food and natural resources, and inquiry in educational settings.

Admission

Applications for admission to the master's program are reviewed by faculty who look for evidence of appropriate preparation for advanced interdisciplinary and professional study at the master's level and the likelihood of academic success, as indicated by an applicant's prior educational record, work experience, statement of professional goals, and letters of recommendation. Collateral courses may be required to overcome deficiencies in addition to the requirements for the master’s degree. Collateral course work will not count towards the master’s degree.

Requirements for the Master of Arts Degree in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education

A minimum of 30 credits is required for the degree under Plan B (without thesis). The student’s program of study must be developed in cooperation with and approved by the student’s guidance committee and must include the requirements specified below.
 
1. All of the following core courses (12 credits):
CSUS 860 Youth Leadership: Theory and Practice 3
CSUS 861 Educational Theory and Application of Experiential Learning in AFNR 3
CSUS 863 Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Education Laboratory Instruction: Theory and Practice 3
CSUS 898 Master’s Professional Project 3
2. Complete 18 credits from the following:
CSUS 433 Grant Writing and Fund Development (W) 3
CSUS 445 Community-Based Environmental and Sustainability Education 3
CSUS 833 Program Evaluation in Agriculture and Natural Resources 3
CSUS 864 Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Educator Induction 3
TE 801 Professional Roles and Teaching Practice I 3
TE 802 Reflection and Inquiry in Teaching Practice I 3
TE 803 Professional Roles and Teaching Practice II 3
TE 804 Reflection and Inquiry in Teaching Practice II 3
TE 807 Professional Development and Inquiry 3
TE 818 Curriculum in its Social Context 3
TE 823 Learning Communities and Equity 3
TE 825 Diverse Learners and Learning Subjects Matter 3
TE 831 Teaching School Subject Matter with Technology 3
TE 843 Secondary Reading Assessment and Instruction 3
TE 861A Teaching Science for Understanding 3
3. Completion and defense of a paper based on the master’s professional project.