Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources Agricultural & Environmental Sciences Communication

Option 1 - CASNR Minor or Certificate 4-Year Plan

Year 1

Semester 1 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
ALEC 136 Fundamentals of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication 3 cr
SCIL 101 Science and Decision-Making for a Complex World 3 cr
ACE 1 3 cr
ACE 6 - AECN 141 3 cr
ACE 7 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 2 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
ALEC 200 3 cr
ACE 2 - ALEC 102 recommended 3 cr
CASNR Content Course 3 cr
ACE 5 3 cr
ACE 8 3 cr
Total Credits 15

Year 2

Semester 3 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
ALEC 240 3 cr
ALEC Elective 3 cr
ADPR 151 Introduction to Advertising and Public Relations 3 cr
CASNR Content Course 3 cr
ACE 6 - choose from listed 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 4 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
ALEC 207 Communicating to Public Audiences 3 cr
ALEC 241 3 cr
ALEC 305 3 cr
Option 1 - Course 1 3 cr
ACE 3 - recommend MATH 203 3 cr
Total Credits 15

Year 3

Semester 5 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
ALEC 350 3 cr
JOUR 201 Editing I 3 cr
CASNR Content Course 3 cr
ACE 3 - STAT 218 3 cr
ACE 4 - Group 1, choose from listed 4 cr
Total Credits 16
Semester 6 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
ALEC 388 3 cr
CASNR Content Course 3 cr
ACE 4 - Group 2, choose from listed 4 cr
Option 1 - Course 1 3 cr
Option 1 - Course 3 3 cr
Total Credits 16

Year 4

Semester 7 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
ALEC 495B 3 cr
ALEC Elective 3 cr
CASNR Content Course 3 cr
ACE 9 3 cr
Option 1 - Course 4 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 8 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
ACE 10 - ALEC 480 3 cr
COMM Elective 3 cr
Option 1 - Course 5 3 cr
Option 1 - Course 6 3 cr
Free Elective 1 cr
Total Credits 13

Option 2 4-Year Plan

Year 1

Semester 1 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
ALEC 134 Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication Careers 2 cr
SCIL 101 Science and Decision-Making for a Complex World 3 cr
ACE 1 3 cr
JOMC 101 3 cr
AECN 141 3 cr
Total Credits 14
Semester 2 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
ALEC 136 Fundamentals of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication 3 cr
ACE 5 3 cr
ALEC 102 3 cr
PSYC 181 or SOCI 101 3 cr
JOUR 201 3 cr
Total Credits 15

Year 2

Semester 3 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
CASNR Content Course 3 cr
ACE 4 - Group 1 4 cr
ACE 3 - recommend MATH 203 2-3 cr
JOMC 160 3 cr
JOUR 202 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 4 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
ALEC 207 Communicating to Public Audiences 3 cr
ADPR 151 3 cr
ACE 3 - STAT 218 3 cr
JOMC 161 3 cr
Option 2 Group 1 4 cr
Total Credits 16

Year 3

Semester 5 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
ALEC 305 Presentation Strategies for Agricultural Audiences 3 cr
ADPR 221 3 cr
ACE 9 3 cr
ACE 7 3 cr
ALEC 350 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 6 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
CASNR Content Course 3 cr
ADPR 283 3 cr
ACE 8 3 cr
ACE 4 - Group 2 4 cr
Option 2 Group 1 3 cr
Total Credits 16

Year 4

Semester 7 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
CASNR Content Course 3 cr
ALEC Course 3 cr
ALEC 495B 3 cr
Option 2 Group 2 3 cr
Communications Course 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 8 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
ALEC 480 Capstone Experience in Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication 3 cr
Option 2 Group 2 3 cr
CASNR Content Course 3 cr
CASNR Content Course 2-3 cr
Communication Course 3 cr
Total Credits 14

Option 3 4-Year Plan

Year 1

Semester 1 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
ALEC 134 Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication Careers 2 cr
SCIL 101 Science and Decision-Making for a Complex World 3 cr
JOUR 202 3 cr
JOMC 101 3 cr
AECN 141 3 cr
Total Credits 14
Semester 2 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
ALEC 136 Fundamentals of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication 3 cr
ACE 5 3 cr
JOUR 201 3 cr
PSYC 181 or SOCI 101 3 cr
ALEC 102 3 cr
Total Credits 15

Year 2

Semester 3 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
ACE 7 3 cr
ACE 4 - Group 1 4 cr
ACE 3 - recommend MATH 203 2-3 cr
JOMC 160 3 cr
CASNR Content 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 4 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
ALEC 207 Communicating to Public Audiences 3 cr
STAT 218 Introduction to Statistics 3 cr
JOMC 161 3 cr
ACE 4 - Group 2 4 cr
ADPR 251 3 cr
Total Credits 16

Year 3

Semester 5 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
ALEC 305 Presentation Strategies for Agricultural Audiences 3 cr
CASNR Content 3 cr
Option 3 Group 1 3 cr
ACE 9 3 cr
Communications Course 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 6 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
Option 3 Group 1 3 cr
Option 3 Group 2 3 cr
CASNR Content 3 cr
ACE 8 3 cr
Communications Course 3 cr
Total Credits 15

Year 4

Semester 7 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
ALEC 495B Internship in Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication 3 cr
ALEC Course 3 cr
CASNR Content 3 cr
Option 3 Group 2 3 cr
Option 3 Group 3 3 cr
ALEC 417 3 cr
Total Credits 18
Semester 8 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
ALEC 480 Capstone Experience in Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication 3 cr
Option 3 Group 3 3 cr
CASNR Content 3 cr
ALEC Course 3 cr
Total Credits 12
PLEASE NOTE

This document represents a sample 4-year plan for degree completion with this major. Actual course selection and sequence may vary and should be discussed individually with your college or department academic adviser. Advisers also can help you plan other experiences to enrich your undergraduate education such as internships, education abroad, undergraduate research, learning communities, and service learning and community-based learning.

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