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Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications Major, BS in Agriculture

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 Communications: 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.

Available Minors

  • Agricultural Leadership: The purpose is to develop transferable leadership skills that are useful within any agricultural sciences and natural resources career.

For more information on the program and whether it might be a good fit for you, contact our Undergraduate Coordinator, Dr. Jennifer Richards, or our Student Success Advisor, Anna Will. The UT Undergraduate Admissions website has information on applying, as well as requirements for admission.

Jennifer Kathryn Richards Profile Page
Jennifer Kathryn Richards
Assistant Professor, Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications
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Anna Caroline Will
Student Success Advisor, Herbert College of Agriculture Administration