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2021-2022 University of Wyoming Catalog 
2021-2022 University of Wyoming Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Agricultural Communications, B.S.

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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 back-grounds of the subject matter. Courses in communication and journalism develop proficiencies demanded by employers of communication professionals.

Students wishing to pursue an area of emphasis in the agricultural communications option are encouraged to also select a minor. The college currently offers a variety of minors, and any of these can help to better prepare students for employment or graduate work.

Agricultural communication majors may also complete an internship in their field. A variety of opportunities are available and students can work with their advisor to determine an appropriate internship for their area of emphasis.

Minimum Requirements

University Studies Program Requirements: 30 Hours

Communications/Journalism Core: 24 Hours

Agriculture Core Requirements: 42 Hours

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

Additional Hours for Major and Electives: 20 Hours

Total Hours: 120

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