The agricultural communications major combines courses in communications and agriculture
to develop well-rounded professionals for careers in writing, advertising, public
relations, web content management, photography, social media and 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 your success.
Agricultural communications graduates are poised and prepared to be a one-person communications
department for a small business or fit seamlessly in a large organization. You can
choose the area that best suits your personality and strengths.
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
In the capstone course, senior students use the skills they have 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.
Students in the department are required to complete an internship or student teaching
experience prior to graduation. The opportunity to work at a business or organization
in their field of study or to teach in a high school classroom as part of their undergraduate
experience prepares students and develops them into well-rounded agricultural professionals.