What You Will Learn 

What Is a Public Relations Degree?

This option joins two crucial areas of study: Agriculture Business and Public Relations / Communication.  If you enjoy interpreting public opinion, attitudes and beliefs as they relate to agriculture, food and natural resources, make this option your choice.  


What are the career opportunities?

As global population continues to increase, the demand for environmentally responsible and sustainable agricultural production has become crucial.  Educating the public about current food and fiber production will become increasingly important as consumers become less aware of where their food comes from.  Public relations specialists will play a leading role in developing, implementing, and evaluating educational and marketing campaigns that ensure consumers have access to accurate information about the agriculture industry to allow them to make informed choices. 

Specifically, Public Relations option graduates are prepared to:


What Courses Will I Take?

The Academic Advising Center has created maps that are term-by-term sample course schedules based on the current Undergraduate Catalog. On each Degree Map, the milestones listed to the right of each term are designed to keep students on track to graduate in four years.

Course Descriptions can be viewed in the Undergraduate Catalog 


What Resources Are Available To Me?



Additional Resources Specifically For Tech Students:


Where Might I Find A Job After Graduating From This Program?

Career opportunities exist in agricultural business firms, banks, and other financial agencies; marketing; food processing; extension; soil conservation; forestry; farm and agri-business management; and sales and distribution firms. Find out more by visiting Career Services.


Where Can I Get More Information About The Agriculture Business Degree?

For more information about the Agriculture Business degree and requirements, see the program within the College of Engineering & Applied Sciences catalog.