Agricultural Communications, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2020-2021. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Thesis Option

Total Hours: 30 Hours

Core Requirements
Research and Seminar
AGCM 5000Research and Thesis6
Research Methods
AECL 5983Social Sciences Research in Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources3
Statistics
REMS 5953Statistical Methods in Education (or equivalent)3
Other Required Courses
AGCM 5103History and Philosophical Foundations of Agricultural Communications3
AGCM 5203Theory and Practice in Agricultural Communications3
AECL 5863Methods of Technological Change3
or AECL 6223 Program Evaluation in Agriculture and Extension
Graduate Orientation
AECL 5101Orientation to Graduate Programs in Agricultural Education, Communications and Leadership1
Hours Subtotal22
Electives
Select eight hours8
With committee approval, electives may be chosen from technical agriculture, journalism, education or other areas; or a combination of areas which most effectively achieve the student's educational goals.
Hours Subtotal8
Total Hours30

Formal Report Option

Total Hours: 32 Hours

Core Requirements
Research and Seminar
AGCM 5000Research and Thesis2
Research Methods
AECL 5983Social Sciences Research in Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources3
Statistics
REMS 5953Statistical Methods in Education3
Other Required Courses
AGCM 5103History and Philosophical Foundations of Agricultural Communications3
AGCM 5203Theory and Practice in Agricultural Communications3
AECL 5863Methods of Technological Change3
or AECL 6223 Program Evaluation in Agriculture and Extension
Graduate Orientation
AECL 5101Orientation to Graduate Programs in Agricultural Education, Communications and Leadership1
Hours Subtotal18
Electives
Select 14 hours14
With committee approval, electives may be chosen from technical agriculture, journalism, education or other areas; or a combination of areas which most effectively achieve the student's educational goals.
Hours Subtotal14
Total Hours32

Other Agricultural Communications Requirements

  • Totals must include a minimum of 21 hours of 5000 or higher credit and a maximum of 9 transfer credit hours.

Graduate College Master's Program Requirements

Learn more about Graduate College 2020-2021 Master’s Degree Program Requirements. Check the General Graduate College academic regulations for minimal GPA, language proficiency and other general requirements.