2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Dec 15, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog

Program Map: Agricultural Communication, BS


120 hrs. + 3 hrs. PE = 123

 

This Degree Map is to be used with the guidance of an Academic Advisor to develop the best academic plan for each student. Some changes and adjustments may be necessary to meet program requirements.

First Year

Fall Semester

Hrs

Spring Semester

Hrs

ENGL 1101 - Composition I  

3

ENGL 1102 - Composition II  

3

MATH 1001 or higher (MATH 1001 preferred)  

3

HUMN 1100 or other Area B Elective  

1

COMM 1100 - Human Communication  or COMM 1110 - Public Speaking  

3

Area D - Lab Science for non-Science major  

4

Area D - Lab Science for non-Science major 

 

4

HIST211x - U.S. History  

3

POLS 1101 - American Government  

3

COMM 1100 - Human Communication  or COMM 1110 - Public Speaking  (not counted in Area B  )

3

 

 

PHED11xx - Activity PE excludes PHED 1100 Health & Wellness  

1

Total

16

Total

15

 

Milestones:  ENGL 1101 ,  ENGL 1102 , MATH 1001 or 1111 , COMM 1100 , and COMM 1110  require a grade of “C” or better. 

 

Second Year

 

Fall Semester

Hrs Spring Semester Hrs

ENGL21xx - Literature 

 
3 Area C - Fine Arts Elective    3

Area E - Social Science Elective  

3

Area D - Math or Science elective (MATH 2000 Preferred)  

3

Area E - Social Science Elective 

 

3

Area F - Elective   

3

COMM 2300 - Communications Theory and Research  

3

Area F - Elective  

3

Area F - ENGL 2401, ENGL 2402, JRNL 2510, OR JRNL 2610   

3

Area F - Elective  

3

PHED 1100 - Health & Wellness  

2

 

 

Total

17

Total

15

 

Milestones:  All English, Math, and Communication courses require a grade of “C” or better.  Some Ag electives have prereqs; consult an advisor to ensure you have the prereqs for desired Ag electives.

 

Third Year

Fall Semester

HRS

Spring Semester

HRS

AGCM 3000 - Introduction to Agricultural Communication  

3

ENGL 4010 - Introduction to Professional Writing  (Prereq COMM 1100  or COMM 1110  and ENGL 1102 )

3

COMM 3100 - Professional Communication Methods  (Prereq COMM 1100  or COMM 1110  and ENGL 1102 )

3

COMM 3850 - Introduction to Public Relations  

3

Major Elective   

3

Major Elective  

3

Major Elective  

3

Major Elective  

3

Agriculture Elective   

3

Agriculture Elective 

 

3

Total

15

Total

15

 
 

Third Year Summer (Recommended)

AGCM 4790A  AGCM 4791  AGCM 4792   - 3, 6, or 9-hour Internship (elective)*

*Students who take a six- or nine-hour internship will reduce the number of General Electives . Students cannot earn more than 9 hours of internship.

 

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

HRS

Spring Semester

HRS

COMM 4000 - Issues in Mass Media  

3

COMM 4210 - Communication Ethics  

3

Major Elective  

3

Major Elective  

3

Major Elective  

3

General Elective*  

3

Agriculture Elective 

 

3

AGCM 4790A AGCM 4791 AGCM 4792   Internship must be completed during or before the final semester*

3

General Elective* 

 

3

AGCM 4980  or AGCM 4990  (prereq senior standing)

3

Total

15

Total

15

 

*Most students complete their internships the summer between their third and fourth years. Students who complete 6 or 9 credit hours of internship will reduce the hours in General Electives . No student may receive more than 9 hours of credit for an internship.