BS-AGRCOM - Agricultural Communication, B.S.
The Agricultural Communication major prepares students to work in agriculture and natural resource related agencies and enterprises that focus on production agriculture or natural resources, such as farm broadcasting, agricultural chemical sales, agricultural publications related to specific or broad-based agricultural and natural resource specialties, and to serve as communication specialists or public relations agents for agricultural and natural resource businesses, commodity organizations, government agencies, or non-profits. This degree also prepares students to enter graduate school in Agricultural Communication.
Students in other majors may also earn a Minor in Agricultural Communication.
The Agricultural Communication program requires 120 semester credit hours plus course and one PE activity course for a total of 123 semester credit hours.
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.