2019-2020 Catalog 
    Jul 06, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog

Agricultural Communication, B.S.

The Agricultural Communication major prepares students to work in ag-related agencies and enterprises that focus on production agriculture, such as farm broadcasting, agricultural chemical sales, agricultural publications related to specific or broad-based agricultural specialties and to serve as communication specialists or public relations agents for agricultural commodity organizations, businesses, or non-profits. It also prepares students to enter graduate school in Ag Communication.

Core Curriculum: Areas A-E (42 hours)

(See ABAC Core Curriculum , Area B using at least 4 hours AND Area D Non-Science option)

Core Curriculum Area F: 18 hours

Choose 9 Hours from the Following:

Choose 9 credit hours from the following list of courses not used elsewhere in the core or Area F.
*See advisor for assistance with Area F course selection.

Major Elective Courses: 30 hours

Choose 30 hours from the following:

General Elective Courses: 0-6 hours

Must be comprised of courses numbered 3000 or above from the major elective course curriculum and not used in the above areas, or GLST 3700A  or GLST 3700B  Global Experiential Learning.

Total Hours Required for the Degree: 120 hours

Plus PHED 1100  and one PE activity course .


  • Students should follow their advisor’s recommendations for appropriate selections in Core Curriculum  Area A1 , Area A2 , and Area D .
  • Credit toward graduation not allowed for the following combinations of science courses:
    • Principles of Biology and non-Science Biology courses (see Biology Course Descriptions  for specifics),
    • Principles of Chemistry and non-Science Chemistry courses (see Chemistry Course Descriptions  for specifics), and
    • Principles of Physics and non-Science Physics courses (see Physics Course Descriptions  for specifics).
  • The maximum number of hours that will be awarded for credit for completion of internships is 9 credit hours.
  • When a course is authorized in multiple areas of a degree program, students completing the course to meet requirements of one area must take a different course in the subsequent area(s) to meet the requirements of the subsequent area(s) (i.e., No course can be counted multiple times in a degree program).
  • A baccalaureate degree program requires at least 21 semester hours of upper division courses in the major field and at least 39 semester hours of upper division work overall. Upper division is defined as 3000- and 4000-level courses.