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Agricultural Communications and Journalism, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #189 (QS) , TX,
Agricultural Communications and Journalism has been a major at Texas A&M University since 1918.  Students in AGCJ take core courses including writing, editing, and basic design. Skills courses include publications production, public relations, photography, radio and Internet communications.

About

Graduates are prepared to work in news/magazine, broadcast, public relations, advertising, or multimedia. Some will work in digital cable and satellite communications.Agricultural Communications and Journalism is offered by Texas A&M University.

Professional courses provide students with experience using the equipment found in newsrooms, television and radio stations and the corporate world. This equipment includes:

  • Computer labs: graphics, news writing, and multimedia.
  • Publication production
  • Television studio including digital, non-linear editing.
  • Digital photography and digital video.
  • Audio laboratory.
  • Broadcast production

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 Agricultural Communication.
  • Journalism Concepts in Agriculture
  • Editing for Agricultural Audiences.
  • Agricultural Media Writing
  • Agricultural Media Writing
  • Design for Agricultural Media
  • Senior Seminar
  • Agricultural Publishing
  • Agricultural Public Relations
  • Agricultural Photojournalism

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores and has provided a recommended score range.

    Recommended Verbal Reasoning score:

    146

    The recommended range represents scores typically accepted at this institution. Scores outside the range may still be considered.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

Required Documents:

  • Essays
  • $90 processing fee 
  • Official high school transcript
  • Official SAT or ACT scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16836 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 67334 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16836 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 67334 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    13704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54816 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for College Station

  • 964 - 1490 USD/month
    Living Costs

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