The agricultural communications major includes courses in communications and agriculture.
You will become a well-rounded professional, ready for a career in writing, advertising,
public relations, web content management, photography, social media or video production.
Why agricultural communications at OSU?
Today’s fast-paced, consumer-driven society requires accurate, timely communication
between agricultural leaders and the public. By choosing a degree in agricultural
communications, you will study in one of the nation’s best programs and learn from
award-winning faculty members with industry experience who are devoted to students
and their successes.
Agricultural communications graduates are ready to work upon graduation, whether as
a one-person communications department for a small business or a valuable member of
a large organization. You can choose the area that best suits your personality and
Agricultural publication writer or editor
Digital media specialist
Public relations specialist
Social media manager
$100KIN SCHOLARSHIPS TO UNDERGRAD STUDENTS
annually awarded by the OSU Department of Agricultural Education, Communications
“Agricultural communications encompasses all facets of communications. From
journalism to infographics to photography, agricultural communications is all about
everything the public needs to have a better understanding of what agriculture is
- Megan Silveira Denair, California
Senior capstone course
In your senior capstone course, you will use the skills you’ve developed to produce
the Cowboy Journal, a full-color magazine distributed to OSU CASNR alumni as well
as students, faculty, staff and others interested in the college.
OSU students have won more National Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (ACT) Critique
and Contest awards than students from any other university in North America.
To best prepare you for the real world, you will be required to complete an internship
or student teaching experience prior to graduation. The opportunity to work at a business
or organization in your field of study or to teach in a high school classroom as part
of your undergraduate experience will prepare and develop you into a well-rounded