Agricultural Communication

Prepare for a profession that serves business and society by promoting awareness of food, agriculture, and science issues among rural and urban audiences. Purdue agricultural communication majors gain skills and experience in public relations, marketing, journalism, and new media through diverse coursework and competitive internships. Through the program’s design, students have the advantage of excelling in communication, science, and agricultural courses—a combination future employers value. Though situated within a large university, the agricultural communication program offers a close-knit community in which students receive personal attention from faculty and staff in the College of Agriculture.

Agricultural Communication Website

Plan of Study

Agricultural Communication, BS


Related Career Interests

Careers in Agricultural Communication

  • Advertising
  • Marketing communications
  • Reporting
  • Editing/writing
  • Graphic design
  • Public relations
  • Radio
  • Media production
  • Sales
  • Photography

Transfer to Agricultural Communication

Purdue admits to individual majors. In addition to meeting overall Purdue transfer criteria, such as minimum high school course requirements, applicants must also meet major-specific requirements. The major-specific criteria for this program are listed below. Students who meet or exceed these are the most competitive candidates for admission. Before applying, review the closed programs page to confirm your desired major is open to transfer students for your desired entry term.

Minimum GPA: 2.5

Contact Information
Youth Development and Agricultural Education
(765) 494-8422
ydae@ydae.purdue.edu

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