AXED-AGRICULTURAL EXTN EDUC (AXED)

AXED 1110. Introduction to Agricultural, Extension, and Technology Education

3 Credits (3)

Orientation to programs, philosophies, competencies and leadership skills needed by professionals in agricultural and technology education, extension education, agricultural communications, and related career opportunities in industry, governmental agencies, and international organizations.

AXED 1130. Techniques in Agricultural Mechanization

3 Credits (2+2P)

Development of competencies in agricultural mechanics including safety, tool identification, operation and maintenance of hand and power tools, cold metal, drafting, and plumbing procedures. Designed for any major wishing to improve mechanical skills needed in agriculturally related occupations in education and industry.

AXED 2110. Metal Fabrication

3 Credits (2+4P)

Instruction and skill development in process and procedures of metal fusion, including gas and electric welding techniques, safety, and oxy-acetylene cutting and welding. Designed to improve mechanical skills needed in agriculturally related occupations in education and industry.

AXED 2120G. Effective Leadership and Communication in Agriculture

3 Credits (2+2P)

Theory and practice in leadership and communication for professionals who must work effectively in leadership and supervisory roles with people in agricultural business, industry, government agencies, and education. Course focuses on contemporary leadership theories. Oral communication skills in informative and persuasive speaking, parliamentary procedure, and for small groups are developed.

AXED 2130. Early Field-Based Experience

2 Credits (2)

First Hand view of the roles of professional educators through field experiences with Cooperative Extension or other government agencies. Includes 4 weeks of classroom instruction and 30 hours of observation in a work setting. Consent of Instructor required. Restricted to Las Cruces campus only.

AXED 2140. Early Field-Based Experience in Agricultural and Technology Education

2 Credits (2)

First-hand view of the roles of professional educators through field experiences in a secondary agricultural or technology education setting. Includes 4 weeks of classroom instruction and 30 hours of observations in a classroom setting. Consent of Instructor required.

AXED 2996. Special Topics

1-4 Credits

Specific subjects and credits to be announced in the Schedule of Classes. Maximum of 4 credits per semester. No more than 6 credits toward degree.