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Home >> Degree Programs >> MS/MPS in Rural Development >> RD 705

Sociology of Agriculture


Course Description

A study on the process of agricultural development in its socio-cultural aspects; and economic behavior/organization and its relationship to other features of the socio-cultural environment. Emphasis will be focused on the organization of production and the process of change viewed in a socio-economic context.

Course Category : Major Course

Credit Units : 3 Credit Units

Duration : 1 Semester

Prerequisites : None

Contact Hours : To be arranged

Teaching Method : Online or Distance Mode

Assessment : Assignments, Exercises and Exams


  • The Sociological Perspective
  • The Rural Community
  • Gender and Development and Institution Building
  • Application of Sociology to the Study of the Modernization of Agriculture and Fisheries

Reading Materials : To be advised

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