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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 Media & 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

Nov. 25-29 - Thanksgiving holiday, no classes

Dec. 2 - Last day of classes

Dec. 11-12 - Fall Commencement

Jan. 15-17 - ACT Professional Development Conference, Stillwater, OK

Jan. 21 - Spring Classes Begin


  • 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

Sinclaire Dobelbower, a junior agricultural communications major from Midlothian, received Ag Council’s October Aggie of the Month.

Chamonix Mejia, a junior from Laredo, said although she knows Tech and the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) was the right decision for her, she did not always envision herself in Lubbock.

Courtney Gibson has been named an assistant professor in Texas Tech’s Department of Agricultural Education and Communications. She officially stepped into her new teaching and research post on Sept. 1.

Jon Ulmer, an associate professor in the department, has been named to the 11-member national FFA Board of Directors.

Members of Texas Tech's Agricultural Communications of Tomorrow student organization earn several awards at the National ACT Conference held in conjuction with Ag Media Summit in Scottsdale, Arizona.