College of Agriculture

The Option in Agricultural Communication and Leadership

Students and employers interact at an industry tradeshowWith a degree in agricultural science and an option in agricultural communication and leadership, students study a broad curriculum combining the science and practice of agriculture with  communication skills, strategy, and theory. By taking a wide array of classes from both the College of Agriculture and the College of Communication and Education, students graduate with the skills and experience to effectively communicate about agriculture with a variety of audiences and media. 

  

Resources

Major Academic Plan
Catalog/Course Offerings

Faculty

Mollie Aschenbrener, Thomas Henderson, Alyssa Schager, Jessica Toombs

Internships

Students are not required to intern as part of this major. Many students take advantage of the internship program to gain occupational experience required for the teaching credential. Internship Opportunities

Service and Outreach Activities

Two students pose while representing the College of Agriculture at a community event.Students in the Agricultural Communication and Leadership option are engaged in many service activities across the college through student clubs and organizations, Ag Ambassadors, and the many events and programs offered by the College of Agriculture. 

Career Opportunities

Possible career paths include agricultural advocacy, public relations, media, marketing, sales, government, and non-profit administration.