Agricultural Communications, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. 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
AGED 59833
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
AGED 5863 or AGED 62233
Graduate Orientation
AGCM 51011
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
AGED 59833
Statistics
REMS 5953Statistical Methods in Education3
Other Required Courses
AGCM 5103History and Philosophical Foundations of Agricultural Communications3
AGCM 5203Theory and Practice in Agricultural Communications3
AGED 5863 or AGED 62233
Graduate Orientation
AGCM 51011
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.

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Graduate College Masters Degree Requirements

Plan I (coursework with thesis)

  • A minimum of 30 credit hours
    • A minimum of 24 coursework credit hours comprised of:
      • 6 research or creative component credit hours
      • 21 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer hours with "B" or better)
      • 21 credit hours at 5000- or 6000-level

Plan II (coursework without thesis)

  • A minimum of 32 credit hours
    • A maximum of 3 credit hours of research or creative component
    • A minimum of 23 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer credit hours with "B" or better)
    • A minimum of 21 credit hours at the 5000- or 6000-level