Candidate seeking admission to the Master of Agricultural Extension Degree Programme must have any of the following qualifications from recognized institutions:
. Course Synopses for the Master of Science Degree in Agricultural Extension
AES 812 Rural Development, Theory and Practice 2 Credit Units
Theory and practice of sociological study of the role of rural and agricultural development of developing countries. Strategies and models of rural development; economic and political integration of rural areas. Examination of institutional and infrastructural development.
AES 814 Comparative Extension Systems 2 Credit Units
The history, organization and administration of Agricultural Extension in Nigeria. Analysis of cooperative extension services in the country. Characteristics of different approaches.
AEX 815 Agricultural Extension Programme Planning and Evaluation 2 Credit Units
Conceptual framework for planning socio-economic and educational programmes; programme planning models. Planned and unplanned changes; top-down versus grassroot planning; administration procedure for extension programme planning. Case studies and discussions.
AES 814 Agrarian Systems and Social Movement 2 Credit Units
Comparative examination of the nature and structure of different agrarian systems in terms of land tenure patterns, social structure, production, organization and population composition.
AES 821 Leadership for Social Change 2 Credit Units
Effective leadership roles and relationships in small groups and community settings, analysis of process the leadership development with specific reference to principles applicable to discovering and educating potential leaders for social change and evaluation of leadership development programmes.
AEX 822 Technological Changes in Rural Societies 2 Credit Units
Theories and process of diffusion of innovation; the concept of appropriate technology; its development and pre-conditions.
AEX824 Communication and Teaching Methods in Extension 2 Credit Units
Theories of communication and their application to extension teaching, principles and processes of communication. Comparative analysis of various extension teaching methods and their relevance to extension administration, researchers and field agents.
AEX 821 Administration and Supervision in Extension 2 Credit Units
Basic concepts in administration and supervision in extension and their application to extension programmes. Administration process, structure and characteristics of bureaucracy and applications for programmes of change; staff development, recruitment, selection, placement and management of personnel. Coordination of subject matter and other resources to solve agricultural development problems.
AES 811 Intermediate Sociological Theories 2 Credit Units
The nature of scientific revolutions. The meaning of sociological theory. Groups and human societies.