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B.S. in Agricultural Communication


Program Description

Sample plan of study

Frequently asked questions

Admission requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Program Description

Agricultural communication is designed for students who have a strong interest both in agriculture and in communication.  Course work in the online B.S. in Agricultural Communication degree program prepares students for careers in agricultural and scientific industries, agencies and operations that include scientific writing, agricultural promotion and consulting, and agricultural planning and assessment. Course work in the online agricultural communication degree program emphasizes written and oral communication skills and prepares students to communicate in meaningful and effective ways about science, agriculture and nature.


View Agricultural Communication Fact Sheet


If you are interested in a complementary graduate program, consider our online M.S. in Speech Communication or online M.S. in Mass Communication. Or expand your knowledge of food protection systems through our online Food Protection Graduate Certificate. This certificate is 9 credits and can be completed in one semester.


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Sample Plan of Study

Pre-Communication Courses
Students must complete the pre-communication program with a grade of "B" or above to become an agricultural communication major.


Required Core Courses:

Professional Specialization Courses: (9 CREDITS)

Choose from:

Additional Courses:

Total Credits: 122 minimum


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Frequently Asked Questions

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New Undergraduate Admission
Transfer Student Undergraduate Admission
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Contact Information

NDSU Department of Communication
Phone: 701-231-9770
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Web: www.ndsu.edu/communication/

NDSU Office of Admission
Phone: 1-800-488-6378
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Web: www.ndsu.edu/admission/


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