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University of Tennessee, Knoxville    
 
    
 
  Nov 23, 2017
 
2011-2012 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications Major, MS


Requirements
Thesis Option
A candidate for the master’s degree who elects the thesis option must successfully complete the following requirements.

  • A minimum of 30 hours of graduate credit in courses approved by the student’s advisory committee. Six hours of thesis may be counted toward this requirement. 
  • A minimum of 20 hours of graduate credit in courses numbered at or above the 500 level.
  • A minimum of 12 hours of graduate credit in courses appropriate to the area of concentration taught in the department and a minimum of 6 hours taught from outside the department. 
  • A minimum of 3 hours of graduate credit in course work in either research methodology or statistics. 
  • A final oral examination.

Non-Thesis Option
A candidate for the master’s degree who elects the non-thesis option must successfully complete the following requirements.

  • A minimum of 36 hours of graduate credit in courses approved by the student’s advisory committee. 
  • A minimum of 24 hours of graduate credit in courses numbered at or above the 500 level. 
  • A minimum of 12 hours of graduate credit in courses appropriate to the area of concentration taught in the department and a minimum of 6 hours taught from outside the department. 
  • A minimum of 3 hours of graduate credit in course work in either research methodology or statistics. 
  • A creative component designed by the student and approved by the student’s advisory committee for 3 hours of graduate credit. 
  • A written and oral comprehensive examination.