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Agricultural Communications and Journalism, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #134 (BCR) College Station, TX, United States
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.
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Overview

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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