The AGCJ minor consists of 18 hours of coursework, designed to be supported by coursework in an agriculturally related field. Student take courses in editing and media writing, and can choose 6 hours of upper level courses to develop a technical communication skill set ranging from public relations to visual communication to broadcast. To see the course requirements, click here.
To be eligible for the AGCJ minor, a student must have completed less than 70 hours, have at least a 2.5 GPA.
The AGCJ minor is only open to students with a major in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, or students in a university studies program with the second minor being in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Students can apply to add the AGCJ minor at any time, but applications will only be reviewed after the deadlines noted below.
Summer semesters- March 10
Fall semesters- June 10
Spring semesters- October 10
For questions, contact an AGCJ advisor. Appointments are strongly recommended before you apply. To contact an advisor or set up an appointment, click here.
Agricultural Communications and Journalism is highly focused on written communication. Interested students should consider their interest in writing before beginning the minor.