Agricultural Science and Technology B.S. - Leadership and Communications Emphasis

 The Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Science and Technology-Leadership & Communications prepares students to enter a broad array of careers either in the public or private sector at the local, state, regional, and national levels. The multi-disciplinary curriculum emphasizes the development of

leadership capabilities, communication skills, and broad preparation in agricultural sciences. 

Core Curriculum Courses
See the Core Curriculum Requirements42
AG 1131Intro To Agriculture1
Introduction to Plant Science
Introduction to Plant Science Lab
Introduction to Horticulture
Introduction to Horticulture Laboratory
ANS 1319Introduction to Animal Science3
ANS 1119Introduction to Animal Science Laboratory1
Agricultural Economics
PLS 309Soil Science3
PLS 329Soil Science Laboratory1
CHEM 1305Survey of General Chemistry Chem 1311 Required Lab - Chem 11113
or CHEM 1311 General and Quantitative Chemistry I
Experimental Survey of General Chemistry: Laboratory Section
Required courses in the Emphasis
ALC 2301Introduction to Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communication3
ALC 2302Personal Leadership Development in Agriculture3
ALC 3301Organizational Leadership Development in Agriculture3
ALC 3311Contemporary Issues in Agriculture Leadership, Education, and Communications3
ALC 4301Professional Presentations in Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communications3
ALC 4311Public Relations, Crisis Communications, and Leading Change3
ALC 4312Senior Portfolio in Agricultural Leadership and Communications3
ALC 4602Professional Internship in Agricultural Leadership and Communications6
Agricultural Science Electives required to meet minimum program hours. Some minors require 21 semester hours. In this case the elective credit requirement is reduced.21
Minimum 18 hours required Minor18
Total Hours120