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majors_minors: Agricultural Communication

Title

Agricultural Communication

Degree Level

Bachelor of Science

Minor Code

 

Advisor's Name

Mark A. Tucker

Advisor's Phone

(765) 494-8429

Advisor's Email

matucker@purdue.edu

Information

Prepare for a profession that serves business and society by promoting awareness of food, agriculture and science issues among rural and urban audiences. Purdue agricultural communication majors gain skills and experience in public relations, marketing, journalism, and new media through diverse coursework and competitive internships. Through the program’s design, students have the advantage of excelling in communication, science and agricultural courses—a combination future employers value. Though situated within a large university, the agricultural communication program offers a close-knit community in which students receive personal attention from faculty and staff in the College of Agriculture.

Credit Hours

130

Description

Freshman Year

First Semester

(0.5) AGR 10100 (Introduction to the College of Agriculture and Purdue University)
(0.5) AGR 12100 (Introduction to Youth Development and Agricultural Education Academic Programs)
(4) BIOL 11000 (Fundamentals of Biology I)
(4) ENGL 10600 (First-Year Composition I)
(3) YDAE 15200 (Agricultural Communication Seminar)
(3) Elective
Total Credits: 15
 
Second Semester
(4) BIOL 11100 (Fundamentals of Biology II)
(3) COM 11400 (Fundamentals of Speech Communication)
(3) COM 25000 (Mass Communication and Society)
(3) Agricultural selective
(3) Social science or humanities selective
Total Credits: 16

Sophomore Year

Third Semester

(3) AGEC 21700 (Economics)
(3) AGR 20100 (Communicating Across Culture)
(3) CHM 11100 (General Chemistry)
(3) COM 20400 (Critical Perspectives on Communication)
(3) MA 22000 (Introduction to Calculus)
(3) Agricultural selective
Total Credits: 18
 
Fourth Semester
(3) CHM 11200 (General Chemistry)
(3) COM 25200 (Writing for Mass Media)
(3) COM 31800 (Principles of Persuasion)
(3) STAT 30100 (Elementary Statistical Methods)
(3) Humanities selective
(3) Mathematics or sciences selective
Total Credits: 18

Junior Year

Fifth Semester

(3) COM 31100 (Copy Editing)
(3) Agricultural selective
(3) Communication or agricultural communication selective
(3) Mathematics or sciences selective
(4) Electives
Total Credits: 16
 
Sixth Semester
(3) YDAE 46000 (Agricultural Publishing)
(6) Agricultural selectives (30000+ level)
(2) Communication or agricultural communication selective (30000+ level)
(3) Humanities selective
(2) Mathematics or sciences selective
Total Credits: 16

Senior Year

Seventh Semester

(3) YDAE 48000 (Agricultural Communication Capstone Seminar)
(3) Agricultural selective
(3) Communication or agricultural communication selective
(3) Social science or humanities selective (30000+ level)
(4) Electives
Total Credits: 16
 
Eighth Semester
(3) Agricultural or science communication selective
(3) Agricultural selective (30000+ level)
(3) Communication or agricultural communication selective
(3) Social science selective
(3) Elective (30000+ level)
Total Credits: 15

Additional Information

 

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