Agricultural and Extension Education (Agricultural Communications) - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements, Viewing a Wider World requirements, and elective credits to total at least 120 credits with 48 credits in courses numbered 300 or above. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

This degree option includes a certificate in Creative Media Technology and a minor in either Journalism and Mass Communication or Communication Studies. See your academic advisor for more information.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Area I: Communications10
English Composition - Level 1 1
English Composition - Level 2 1
Oral Communication 1
Area II: Mathematics 13-4
Area III/IV: Laboratory Sciences and Social/Behavioral Sciences10-11
Area III: Laboratory Sciences Coure (4 credits) 1
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences Course (3 credits) 1
Either an Area III/IV: Laboratory Sciences Course or Social/Behavioral Sciences Course (4 or 3 credits) 1
Area V: Humanities 13
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts 13
General Education Elective 13-4
Viewing A Wider World 26
Departmental/College Requirements
ACES 1120Freshman Orientation1
AXED 1110Introduction to Agricultural, Extension, and Technology Education3
ACOM 1130GEffective Leadership and Communication in Agriculture3
ACOM 3110Agricultural Communications3
AXED 4303
AXED 4215Developing Excellent Programs in Career and Technical Education3
AXED 3210VJohn Muir: Lessons in Sustainability (doesn't count as VWW credit)3
AXED 4610Leadership On Agricultural and Natural Resource Issues3
Second Language: (not required)
Electives, to bring the total credits to 120 354-57
Total Credits117

 See the General Education section of this catalog for a full list of courses


See the Viewing a Wider World section of the catalog for a full list of courses


Elective credit may vary based on General Education course selection, prerequisites, dual credit, AP credit, double majors, and/or minor coursework. The amount indicated in the requirements list is the amount needed to bring the total to 120 credits and may appear in variable form based on the degree. However students may end up needing to complete more or less on a case-by-case basis and students should discuss elective requirements with their advisor.