The Agriculture Communications and Leadership sequence combines a broad background in agriculture and elements of education and leadership training with coursework and experiences in the field of communication to prepare students for a wide variety of opportunities in the agricultural press, corporate communications, extension education, and a variety of non-formal education careers.
Why Study Agriculture - Agriculture Communications and Leadership?
The Agriculture major at Illinois State offers a wide array of sequences to prepare students planning on working in any aspect within the agricultural industry. Students who graduate with a degree in Agriculture are not just limited to working on “the farm;” rather they are desirable employees in various industries and career fields. Agriculture Communications and Leadership provides a broad background for working in the agricultural and natural resources industry.
Agriculture Communications and Leadership is the newest major in our department. Students have the opportunity to work directly with the School of Communication, learning how to effectively utilize their communications skills to advocate for the agriculture industry.