Agricultural Communication BSA

AGCM BSA degree is a comprehensive and cutting-edge program designed to create elite and sought-after graduates in the communication industry. Following the heritage of UGA, this program incorporates the principles of research, teaching, and engagement to develop critically, culturally and technologically engaged agricultural communication professionals.


Areas of emphasis:

  • Consumer engagement
  • Technology engagement and adaptation
  • Message development with technology
  • Local food awareness and engagement
  • Farmer/producer interactions with consumers
  • Culture-centered engagement
  • Serving audiences
  • Cross-cultural message development
  • Food insecurity
  • Farm-to-School engagement

Develop skills in:

  • Photography
  • Writing
  • Design
  • Cultural competency
  • Critical thinking
  • Technology and communication trends
  • Cross-cultural engagement

Contact ALEC at UGA:
706-542-8913
alec@uga.edu

Capstone Experiences are a highlight of the degree. Students will engage in a domestic or international experience to learn digital storytelling, media channel use and development, message development for culturally diverse populations and engagement with local food systems.


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Congressional Agricultural Fellowship

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Application Deadline: February 1, 2023
The UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and several Georgia Congressional offices offer summer fellowship opportunities for students. Students serve as agricultural liaisons while in Washington, D.C. and will have the opportunity to attend agriculture committee hearings, prepare briefs, conduct research, meet with constituents, and more. Fellows receive a $3,000 housing stipend to live in Delta Hall for the 12-week fellowship and are paid hourly by their congressional offices.