A bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications will prepare you for careers in business and industry, agricultural education, agricultural extension education, and agricultural communications, while developing your leadership and communications skills.
Choose from three concentrations:
- Agricultural Education: Leads to teacher licensure in agricultural sciences in the state of Tennessee. Learn more about licensure.
- Agricultural and Natural Resource Communication: Provides a broad background in agriculture while building career skills in journalism, electronic media, marketing/management, and broadcasting.
- Community Engagement and Leadership Development: Prepares students to pursue careers in community or youth organizations, Extension, government, business/industry, or international environments by developing strong leadership skills and an understanding of how people learn and organizations function.
- Agricultural and Natural Resource Communication: The core courses give the student a broad background in the foundations of agricultural communications as well as an introduction to visual and strategic communication in agriculture. Careful selection of the directed electives allows the student to emphasize visual design, marketing, or other communication skills and strategies.
- Agricultural Extension: The core courses give the student a broad background in the foundations of agricultural extension as well as an introduction to positive youth development and adult learning theory.
- Agricultural Leadership: The purpose is to develop transferable leadership skills that are useful within any agricultural sciences and natural resources career.
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For more information on the program and whether it might be a good fit for you, contact our Undergraduate Coordinator, Dr. Brent Lamons, or our Student Success Advisor, Ally Lay. The UT Undergraduate Admissions website has information on applying, as well as requirements for admission.
Brent Nelson Lamons
Asst Prof Of Practice/Exec Dir Stu Succe, Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications
Student Success Advisor, Herbert College of Agriculture Administration