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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

August 29 - Fall Classes Begin

September 1 - Ag Fest

October 5 - Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Scholarship Luncheon

October 14 - Alumni Homecoming Dinner

October 15 - Homecoming

October 19-22 - National FFA Convention

Announcements

  • 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

Scott Burris, professor and graduate studies coordinator, has been the new interim chairman of the award-winning academic unit.

Nan Li, an expert in science and agricultural communications, has been named an assistant professor in Texas Tech’s Department of Agricultural Education and Communications, according to officials with the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.

The chairman of Texas Tech’s Department of Agricultural Education and Communications has been selected for a top post within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.

John Rayfield has been named an associate professor in Texas Tech’s Department of Agricultural Education and Communications, according to officials with the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. He recieved his doctorate in agricultural education from Texas Tech.

Associate Professors Courtney Meyers and Erica Irlbeck are part of a USDA grant funded project that will examine increasing critical-thinking skills through the use of case studies.