Agricultural Communications and Journalism - Minor

Students seeking a minor in Agricultural Communications and Journalism (AGCJ) should begin the process by discussing the option with their academic advisor in their major. Students should then make an appointment with an AGCJ advisor to discuss interests. An application is required for establishing a minor in Agricultural Communications and Journalism. The minor requires the completion of 18 semester credit hours. To be eligible for the AGCJ minor, a student must have completed less than 70 hours and have at least a 2.5 GPA.

The AGCJ minor is highly focused on written communication. Students should consider their interest in writing before beginning the minor.  Students seeking to complete the AGCJ minor will graduate prepared to assist with writing news releases, social media posts, photography or other media relations activities in many communication fields.

For more information about this minor, visit our AGCJ web page.

AGCJ 105Introduction to Agricultural Communications3
AGCJ 307Design for Agricultural Media3
AGCJ 312Editing for Agricultural Audiences3
AGCJ 313Agricultural Media Writing I3
Select one of the following:3
Theory and Practice of Agricultural Publishing
Theory and Practice of Agricultural Public Relations
Agricultural Photography
Agricultural Media Writing II
Radio Broadcasting
Select one of the following:3
Agricultural Publications Production
Agricultural Public Relations Methods
Web Authoring in Agricultural Communication
Audience and Communications Research Methods
Emerging Media in Agriculture
Advanced Radio Broadcasting
Total Semester Credit Hours18

Students must make a grade of "C" or better in all courses.