Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Communications Program By University of Wyoming | Top Universities

Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Communications

Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Communications

  • QS World University Rankings
    801-1000
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 48 months
  • Scholarships No
A wide variety of courses in agriculture, communications, and journalism provides students with basic preparation for positions as broadcasters, editors or writers for farm and home organizations, state and federal agencies, magazines, newspapers, radio and television stations, and commercial businesses. Communication skills are also distinct assets in agricultural sales, research, service and teaching. Students enrolled in agricultural courses acquire up-to-date and knowledgeable backgrounds of the subject matter. Courses in communication and journalism develop proficiencies demanded by employers of communication professionals. Minimum Requirements for Agricultural Communications Majors (B.S.) Hrs. University Studies Program requirements............................................ 30 Communications/journalism core .............. 24 COJO 1000, 1040, 2010, 2100, 3530 and minimum of 9 hours of communication/journalism elective Agriculture core requirements..................... 42 At least 18 hours must be lower division (Ag 1000-2000) elective courses, and at least 24 hours must be upper division (Ag 3000-4000) elective courses and include AGRI 4975. Supporting course requirement ......................4 STAT 2050 or 2070 Additional hours for major and electives ............................................ 20 Total Hrs: 120 Students wishing to pursue an area of emphasis in the agricultural communications option are encouraged to also select a minor. The college currently offers 19 minors, and any of these can help to better prepare students for employment or graduate work. Agricultural communication majors also may complete an internship in their field. A variety of opportunities are available and students can work with the Associate Dean to determine an appropriate internship for their area of emphasis.

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