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Welcome to Texas Tech University's Department of Agricultural Education and Communications. The department works closely with the College of Education and College of Mass Communications to offer a valuable degree program.

In addition to receiving a quality education, departmental students are part of a family-like atmosphere and attend many classes together at the university. Faculty members in the department use a student-centered approach to show students how to successfully function in today's fast-paced, technologically advanced job market. Teachers in the department know their students and are available to help students with class projects, advising and job applications. Support like this helps make the transition to campus life at Texas Tech an easy one.

Upcoming Events

April 5 TTU CDE Invitational

April 12 Area FFA CDEs at TTU

April 21 No Classes

April 26 State FFA CDEs at TTU

April 30 Departmental Banquet

May 6 Last Day of Classes

May 8-13 Final Exams

May 16-17 Commencement


  • Grammar, Spelling, and Punctuation (GSP) Exam study materials have been developed especially for ACOM students. Download Guidebook and Practice Exam with answers.
  • Beginning Fall 2011, students in the department are required to have a personal laptop computer. 

In the Spotlight

Couts, a senior agricultural communications major in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, was recently selected as the Aggie of the Month during the February Student Agricultural Council meeting.

Texas Tech’s Department of Agricultural Education and Communication is launching a mobile app version for the spring 2014 issue of The Agriculturist, its student-led magazine.

Three students from Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources will be spending their spring semester working as interns in the nation’s capital.

The Department of Agricultural Education and Communication has been selected as one of six institutions from across the nation to receive new funding to increase agriscience-teacher welding abilities.

Texas Tech’s International Center for Food Safety Excellence is part of a broad effort to develop detection and surveillance networks to help protect from future outbreaks of salmonella bacteria.