Minor in Science and Agricultural Communications
The Minor in Science and Agricultural Communications will equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to advocate, publicize, and promote agricultural and natural resources organizations, as well as communicate scientific findings to lay audiences. The interdisciplinary curriculum features foundational courses in verbal communication and writing for the media, while providing students the ability to specialize based on their career interests. This minor will benefit students seeking agricultural and science communication careers, as well as provide a complement of communication and interpersonal skills for future bench scientists.
Students interested in this minor should complete the online CAFNR minor form located at cafnr.missouri.edu.
Students must complete a total of 16 credit hours to receive the minor.
- Seven hours of required coursework
- Nine additional hours of approved coursework
- At least six credit hours must be at the 3000 level or above
- The coordinator must approve courses not listed.
|SCI_AG_J 1160||Introduction to Science and Agricultural Communication||3|
|AG_ED_LD 2220||Verbal Communication in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources||3|
|AG_ED_LD 3085||Problems in Agricultural Education and Leadership||1|
|or SCI_AG_J 3385||Problems in Science and Agricultural Journalism|
|ABM 2223||Agricultural Sales||3|
|ABM 3224W||New Products Marketing - Writing Intensive||3|
|ATM_SC 4110||Broadcast Meteorology I||2|
|COMMUN 2100||Media Communication in Society||3|
|COMMUN 3310||Message Design and Writing for the Media||3|
|COMMUN 3390||Digital Production I||3|
|COMMUN 3395||Digital Production II||3|
|COMMUN 3460||Organizational Advocacy||3|
|ENGLSH 2030||Professional Writing||3|
|ENGLSH 2010||Intermediate Composition||3|
|SCI_AG_J 2210||Communicating Science to the Public||3|
|SCI_AG_J 3210W||Fundamentals of Communications - Writing Intensive||3|
|SCI_AG_J 3240||Communicating on the Web||3|
|SCI_AG_J 4415||Current Issues in Science Journalism||3|
|or JOURN 4415||Current Issues in Science Journalism|
For additional information contact:
College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR)
2-64 Agriculture Building
Columbia, MO 65211