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Agricultural Communications & Journalism

 

 

 

Other/Related Variations

  • Agricultural Communication & Marketing
  • Communications
  • Communication Arts
  • Life Sciences Communications

 

Degree Type/Duration

  • Associate’s Degree (2 years)
  • Bachelor’s Degree (4 years)
  • Master’s Degree (Varies)
  • Doctorate Degree in Communication/Education (Varies)

 

Overview

Combine your passion for agriculture or environmental issues with communication and journalism skills. Agricultural communications and journalism will prepare you to promote awareness of food, agriculture, and science issues within society. This degree program will also prepare you to promote products and services from agricultural companies, businesses, and organizations. Experiences may involve topics around marketing, journalism, public relations, and media.

 

Coursework may cover the following areas: Mass Communication and Society, Writing for Media, Persuasion, Youth Development and Agricultural Education Programs, Economics, Editing, Writing, Marketing, Video Production, Graphic Design, Photography, Audio Production, Digital Media, Print/Broadcast Journalism, Media Law, Multimedia Journalism

 

Concentrations/Options

  • Agriculture Option
  • Environmental Option

 

Potential Career Paths

 

Agricultural Broadcaster

Agricultural Journalist

Agricultural Literacy & Advocacy Specialist

Brand Manager

Communications Specialist

Extension Youth Program Coordinator

Event Manager

Graphic Designer

Marketing Specialist

Public Relations Specialist

Sales Representative

Social Media Strategist

 

Additional Opportunities

  • Internship or work experience related to communications, marketing, public relations, agriculture, etc.
  • Study Abroad