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Academic Programs

College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences


Agricultural Communication

The Agricultural Communication major incorporates graphic design, marketing, radio, television, and public speaking to promote a broader public understanding of agriculture and our environment. Students completing this major earn the degree Bachelor of Science in Agriculture.



Possible Career Options

Communications Director Environmental Journalist
Event Planner Graphic Designer
Government Relations Director Magazine Writer or Editor
Marketing/Public Relations Manager Media Relations Coordinator
News Reporter Photographer
Sales and Advertising Associate Television/Radio Broadcaster
Web Developer  

Classes and Curriculum

Students will take classes in journalism, marketing, public relations, writing, graphic design, and public speaking to successfully enter a variety of careers. The program requirements a student will follow are determined by their admit term (first term of undergraduate enrollment at Ohio State).

Curriculum Requirements

Enrolled Summer 2018 - Summer 2019 (pdf)

Enrolled Autumn 2019 - Summer 2022 (pdf)

Enrolled Autumn 2022 - Summer 2023 (pdf)

Enrolled Autumn 2023 and thereafter (pdf)


After Graduation

96.2% 3.8%

Numbers are based on responses from graduates six months post-graduation date.

* Average Salary: $49,550


Getting Involved

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Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (ACT)

ACT is a national organization designed for students who want to pursue a profession in Agricultural Communication. Ohio State's chapter is actively involved in professional development, service, and social programs. The organization is open to any Ohio State student.




Emily Wickham
Student Services Coordinator
Department of Agricultural, Communication, Education, and Leadership
(614) 247-6358