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Agricultural Science, Communication and Leadership, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Moscow, ID, United States
This Agricultural Science, Communication and Leadership program from University of Idaho focuses on the broad study of food production and the use of natural resources. You will explore a variety of topics related to the agriculture industry and gain a specific skill-set that best prepares you for a career in an area of agriculture that interests you.
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Overview

A foundation in agriculture will provide you with a professional advantage for a future in public relations, journalism, education, business management, sales and many other fields.

Students choose from courses in agricultural education; agricultural science and technology; agricultural economics and rural sociology; animal and veterinary science; family and consumer sciences; food science; plant science; entomology, plant pathology and nematology; soil and water systems.

This Agricultural Science, Communication and Leadership program from University of Idaho could be a good fit if you:

  • Want flexibly in your education
  • Enjoy hands-on, active learning
  • Have an interest in science and the agriculture industry
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Are involved in 4-H, FFA or other agriculture-related activities

Career Outcomes

With this degree, you could become a/an:

  • Public relations specialist
  • Journalist
  • Farm or ranch manager
  • Field representatives
  • Adult educator
  • Agriculture analyst
  • Youth development educator

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Financial Accounting 
  • Cells & the Evolution of Life
  • Agricultural Markets & Prices 
  • Farm & Agribusiness Management 
  • Principles of Agricultural Communications &Leadership
  • General Education 
  • The Soil Ecosystem & Lab

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Undergraduate applicants who have no previous work at the post-secondary level must have at least a 2.5 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) from a secondary school. Students must also meet the criteria for admission to university level study in their home country.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27540 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    8304 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8304 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Moscow

  • 750 - 1100 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Over 400 scholarships are offered exclusively to College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) students based on GPA and other qualifications.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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