Agricultural Communications | Bachelor's | Agricultural Sciences | SIU

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Agricultural Communications

A specialization in Agricultural Communications focuses on marketing, communications and public relations within the agriculture industry.

What will I study?

Courses include a healthy mix of core agriculture classes such as an introduction to agriculture, animal science, crop science and horticulture coupled with communication courses such as writing for the mass media, radio and audio production, television news reporting, graphic communications and journalism law.

Other classes such as the economics of food, fiber, and natural resources, an introduction to philosophy and general plant biology provide students with a solid foundation and additional background.

Typical degree program

Here’s an example of a typical four-year undergraduate degree program in Agricultural Systems specializing in Agricultural Communications.

Career Opportunities: Where will I work?

Contact Information

Feel free to contact one of our Coordinating Counselors for Agricultural Communications:

Dr. Seburn Pense

Also feel free to contact the Coordinator of Student Recruitment for the College of Agricultural Sciences:

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