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Students interested in agriculture and communications can combine studies in these two disciplines to prepare for careers in mass media, advertising, public relations, sales and marketing and governmental information agencies. Agricultural communicators gather scientific and technical information about agriculture and prepare it for use by a wide range of audiences—from scientists to farmers to consumers.
Goals are to develop proficient communicators who:
To enhance their understanding of agricultural issues, Agricultural Communications students take basic agriculture classes as well as chemistry and biology.
The Department of Communications and Journalism trains students in the different communications areas such as public relations, marketing, journalism, radio, television and film.
Agricultural Communication students are required to do an internship or a journalism workshop.
For more information about Agricultural Communications, contact Student Services.
Last Updated: May 14, 2013