AgNIC Agricultural Communications Resources at the University of Illinois

 

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University Study Programs in Agricultural/Environmental Journalism and Communications

A List of Universities with Programs in Environmental Journalism
http://www.sej.org/careers/programs.htm
A list of universities offering training and education in environmental journalism. Compiled by the Society of Environmental Journalists.

 

California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo
http://www.cagr.calpoly.edu/departmentsAndMajors/departments/AgriculturalEducation.asp
Agricultural Education and Communication in the College of Agriculture in partnership with the Brock Center for Agricultural Communication. A minor in Agricultural Communication is offered requiring courses in Journalism, Communication and Agricultural Education.

 

Cornell University
http://www.comm.cornell.edu/
The Communication Department in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS). Students majoring in Communications in Life Sciences take courses focusing on Scientific Communication and Writing along with numerous core Communications courses.

 

Iowa State University
http://www.jlmc.iastate.edu/undergraduate/dac/dac-ag.shtml
Students can select Agriculture and Rural Issues as their Deisginated Area of Concentration (DAC) through Iowa State University's Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication.

 

Kansas State University
http://www.communications.ksu.edu/DesktopDefault.aspx?tabid=516
Agricultural Communication and Journalism in the Communications Department. Courses in this program include Agriculture and Journalism/Mass Communication core courses

 

Michigan State University
http://www.carrs.msu.edu/Main/Undergrad/Majors/Anr.asp?Link=Undergrad
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) Communications in the Department of Community, Agriculture, Recreation, and Resource Studies. Coursework in this major includes classes in Journalism, ANR Education and Communication Systems courses, Communications, and Natural Resources, as well as others.

 

North Carolina State University
http://www.cals.ncsu.edu/agcomm/
Agricultural Communications through the Agricultural and Extension Education Department in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Studies in this program include courses in Agriculture, Communications, and Humanities among others.

 

Ohio State University
http://www.ag.ohio-state.edu/~hcrd/agcomm/index.html
Agricultural Communication in the Department of Human and Community Resource Development. Students take courses from the College of Communications and the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

 

Oklahoma State University
http://aged.okstate.edu/agcm.htm
Students in the Agricultural Education, Communication, and 4-H Youth Development Department in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) take courses in Communications and Agriculture as part of their program.

 

Pennsylvania State University
http://agexted.cas.psu.edu/Ugrad.html
PSU has a major in Agricultural and Extension Education and a minor in Agricultural Communications through the College of Agricultural Sciences.

 

Purdue University
http://www.agcom.purdue.edu
A degree in Agriculture Communication in the Department of Agriculture combines coursework in the departments of Agriculture and Communications as well as courses in the Sciences and Humanities.

 

South Dakota State University
http://www3.sdstate.edu/academics/CollegeofArtsandScience/JournalismandMassCommunication/programinformation/options/index.cfm
Agricultural Journalism in the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication requires courses in Journalism and Mass Communication and various general Agriculture courses as well as Agriculture electives

 

Texas A&M University
http://www.aged.tamu.edu/agjour/agjour.html
Agricultural Journalism in the Department of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Students take courses in Editing, Writing, Public Relations, and Internet Communications among others.

 

Texas Tech University
http://www.depts.ttu.edu/aged
Department of Agricultural Education and Communications. Study in this major includes courses in Agricultural Communication, Agricultural Education as well as courses in Journalism and other assorted subjects.

 

University of Arkansas
http://www.uark.edu/depts/dbcafls/aeed.html
Agricultural Education, Communication, and Technology in the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food, and Life Sciences. Students in this program take courses in Agricultural Education, Communication, and Journalism.

 

University of Florida
http://aec.ifas.ufl.edu/
Students studying Agricultural Education and Communication in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences take a variety of courses including many Agricultural and Extention Education courses.

 

University of Georgia
http://www.uga.edu/alec/
Studies in Agricultural Communication in the department of Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communication (ALEC) include courses in journalism and agriculture among other classes.

 

University of Guelph (Ontario, Canada)
http://www.uoguelph.ca/research/communications/agComm/index.shtml
The Integrated Agricultural Communication Initiative includes the courses Agricultural Communication I + II as well as courses in Rural Extension.

 

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
http://www.aces.uiuc.edu/Students/majors.cfm
Agricultural and Environmental Communications and Education in the Department of Human and Community Development. Studies in this include courses in Agricultural Communications, Agricultural Education, as well as courses in Communications including Journalism.

 

University of Kentucky
http://www.ca.uky.edu/students/welcome/ccld.asp
Students studying Agricultural Communications, part of the Department of Community and Leadership Development in the College of Agriculture take course in Agricultural Communications and Journalism among others.

 

University of Missouri
http://www.ssu.missouri.edu/agj
Agricultural Journalism in the College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources. Coursework in this program includes courses in Journalism including Public Relations, Advertising, and Magazine Editing as well as courses in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources.

 

University of Nebraska
http://www.aglec.unl.edu/programs.html
The program in Ag Leadership, Education, and Communication includes the following undergraduate opportunities: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Communications, as well as a Cooperative Extension Minor.

 

University of Wisconsin-River Falls
http://www.uwrf.edu/programs/frameset.php?link=MARC
Marketing Communications in the College of Agriculture. Students who pursue this take courses including those in Marketing Communications, Journalism, and Agriculture.

 

University of Wisconson-Madison
http://www.wisc.edu/lsc
Study in Agricultural Journalism/Life Sciences Communication in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences involves courses in several core “competencies” including Information Delivery, Information Search and Organization, and Media Proficiency.

 

Washington State University
http://academics.wsu.edu/fields/study.asp?ID=AGCOM
Students who study Agricultural Communications in the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences take numerous courses in Agriculture and also ones in Communications, Psychology, and Entomology among others.

 


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