University of Guelph 1998-99 Undergraduate Calendar

X--Degree Programs

Rural Extension Studies

Department of Rural Extension Studies, Ontario Agricultural College.

Rural Extension Studies is offered as a minor in the honours program. It is designed to provide students with an opportunity to pursue studies which focus on the development of non formal educational programs for rural people and rural communities and their organizations. The program comprises [5.00] credits. [3.00] of these are drawn from the area of Rural Extension studies; [2.00] electives must be chosen from 1 or several complementary disciplines in the social sciences. Students seeking counselling should consult with a departmental advisor in the Department of Rural Extension Studies.

Honours Program Minor

A minimum of [5.00] credits is required, including:

38-200 [0.50] Introduction to Rural Extension
38-300 [0.50] Program Development and Evaluation
Plus 4 of the following:
38-304 [0.50] Communication Process
38-306 [0.50] International Communication
38-308 [0.50] Technology in Extension
38-310 [0.50] Teaching and Learning in Non-Formal Education
38-402 [0.50] Rural Extension in Change and Development
38-410 [0.50] Leadership Development in Rural Organization


The remaining credits required for the minor must be selected from the following list. However, students are strongly advised to consult with the departmental advisor before choosing electives.

36-483 [0.50] Economic Development
45-122 [0.50] Human Impact on the Environment
45-257 [0.50] A Geography of the Third World
45-332 [0.50] Agricultural Systems and Location
45-339 [0.50] Rural Geography
78-208 [0.50] Development and Underdevelopment
78-220 [0.50] International Relations
80-231 [0.50] Introduction to Social Psychology
80-245 [0.50] Introduction to Developmental Psychology
86-208 [0.50] Rural Sociology
86-306 [0.50] Organizations
86-330 [0.50] Community Development

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