COURSE CODE: AEM 502
COURSE TITLE: Rural Community Development and Social Change
NUMBER OF UNITS: 3 Units
COURSE DURATION: Three hours per week
Course Coordinator: Dr. O.A. Lawal-Adebowale, B.Sc., M.Sc., PhD
Office Location: Agric. Econs & Farm Mgt. Department, COLAMRUD
Concepts of rurality, community, development, rural community development, social system, social/rural institutions, change and social change; approaches to development, development programmes in contemporary Nigeria, types of change, units of change, elements of change, determinants of rate of change, adoption concepts, innovations and innovation criteria, determinants of adoption rate.