Explore Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication undergraduate majors and graduate degree programs. Learn more about ALEC's academic programs by visiting a program's website and viewing the "course catalog". The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources course catalog provides additional information on college admission requirements, academic programs, policies and degree requirements. Contact us for help selecting a degree program that matches your interests and goals.
A degree in agricultural leadership, education and communication prepares students with the necessary communication and interpersonal skills, leadership training, and knowledge of technical agriculture, natural resources, and environmental sciences for employment in agribusiness leadership training and/or development, teaching school based agricultural education, and/or careers in communications, advocacy, and public service. The core curriculum gives students a balanced education in communications, leadership development and the teaching and learning process.
The Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication faculty and graduate students are internationally recognized for teaching, research, and outreach. We strive to develop close student-faculty relationships based on strong mentoring experiences, valuable internships, and in-depth seminars. We encourage these relationships by offering interactive online and face-to-face classes.
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