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Courses - Spring 2024
Institute of Applied Agriculture Department Site
Open Seats as of
02/28/2024 at 10:30 PM
Introduction to Agricultural Policy and Communication
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Restriction: Must be a student in the Institute of Applied Agriculture; or must be in a major in AGNR-College of Agriculture & Natural Resources; or permission of AGNR-Institute of Applied Agriculture department.
Introduction to Agricultural Policy and Communication equips students with the knowledge and skills needed to engage in real-world communication around timely issues in agriculture. This course covers basics of United States government and the policymaking process, current and historical policy issues in agriculture, advocacy communication strategies and tactics, and careers in policy and advocacy. This course focuses on practical skills application, as well as exposure to government and advocacy work in action, including field trips and guest speakers. Throughout the course, students will learn and practice communication methods both individually and in team-directed agriculture-related projects.