The Agricultural Students' Satisfaction from Their Field of Study (Case Study: Bu-Ali Sina University, College of Agriculture)


1 M.Sc. Student of Agricultural Extension and Education, Bu-Ali Sina University

2 Associate Professor of Agricultural Extension and Education, Bu-Ali Sina University

3 PhD student of Agricultural Extension and Education, Bu-Ali Sina University


This research has an aim to assess agricultural students' satisfaction from their field of study. The statistical population consisted of 1040 students from the University of Bu Ali Sina (800 bachelor and 240 master students) during the years of 2011 to 2013. Through stratified random sampling method 240 bachelor and 80 master students were selected. Data was collected by means of a researcher made questionnaire. Face validity of questionnaire was done through an expert's panel and reliability was tested through pilot testing out of research sample by using Cronbach alpha test. Alpha coefficient was 0.82. The results showed that there was positive relationship among the independent variables i.e. satisfaction from professors' ability, career satisfaction, satisfaction from the content and curriculum, the field of students and the dependent variable (satisfaction from field of study).


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