BS Four-Year Degree Plan

The following is a sample schedule for this major – your actual schedule may vary.

Meet with your advisor and review the class schedule before confirming your schedule.

Missouri State is committed to helping you graduate in four years.

The following degree plan is based on the 2021-22 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First Semester (Fall)

CoursesHours
AGC 183- Introduction to Agricultural Communications 3
ENG 110 Writing I 3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
AGB 144 Agricultural Economics I 4
AGR 100 Food Security 3
Total hours15

Second Semester (Spring)

CoursesHours
AGC 303- Event Communications for Agricultural Organizations 3
MTH 130 Contemporary Mathematics 3
BIO 101 Biology in Your World
or BIO 111 Laboratory for Biology in Your World
or BIO 121 General Biology I
1-4
AGN 115 Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment
or AGP 103 Plant Science
3
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
Total hours16

Third Semester (Fall)

CoursesHours
AGC 293- News Writing in Agriculture 3
AGC 333- Layout and Design for Agricultural Publications 3
AGR 490 Career Preparation in Agriculture 1
CHM 107 Chemistry for the Citizen 3
AGS 101 Animal Science 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
Total hours16

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
AGC 333 Layout and Design for Agricultural Publications 3
AGN 115 Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment 3
AGS 101 Animal Science 3
Communications Elective 3
General Education Requirement: Public Issues 3
Total hours16

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
AGC 293 News Writing in Agriculture 3
AGB 334 Marketing Agricultural Products 3
AGS 306 Veterinary Science 3
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States since 1877
3
Cultural Competence - General Education 3
Total hours15

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
AGC 323 Media in Agriculture 3
Communications Elective 3
Communications Elective 3
Communications Elective 3
The Arts - General Education 3
Total hours15

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
AGC 313 Feature Writing for Agricultural Publications 3
AGC 393 Public Relations in Agriculture 3
Communications Elective 3
Communications Elective 3
Communications Elective 3
Total hours15

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
AGB 594 Agricultural Entrepreneurship 3
AGC 493 Capstone in Agricultural Communications 3
AGR 490 Career Preparation in Agriculture 1
AGR 499 Internship in Agriculture 1-8
Communications Elective 2
Communications Elective 3
Total hours15
Degree plan last reviewed 06-26-2018.