Cost$441.50 per credit before fees
Application DeadlinesSpring: December 15; Summer: May 15; Fall: August 1
DepartmentHumanities, Social Sciences, and Education
The BS in Applied Agricultural Communication Studies prepares you to be effective communicator in agribusinesses, commodity groups, agricultural advocacy agencies, and other agricultural or environmental organizations.
The program provides transferable skills by emphasizing communication theory and practice in the creation, development, presentation, and evaluation of coherent messages. Use these communication strategies to create publications, plan events, and manage projects. The program blends agriculture, communication, and general education courses while maximizing flexibility to allow you to choose electives to fit your career interests and expectations.
Financial aid is available for eligible students. Students must fill out the FAFSA form and use code 004069 when applying for financial aid for this program. Contact UMC for additional information:
UMC Financial Aid Office
Phone: 800-862-6466 ext 8569; 218-218-8550
- COMM 3000 – Communication Theory (3 cr)
- COMM 3431 – Persuasion (3 cr)
- COMM 3704 – Business and Professional Speaking (3 cr)
- COMM 4000 – News and Social Media Communication (3 cr)
- COMM 4704 – Organizational Communication (3 cr)
Students must complete an AAS in an agricultural field or 30 credits of agricultural coursework before enrolling in this degree program.