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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

Sept. 7 - Labor Day, no classes

Sept. 14-16 - Western Region AAAE Conference

Oct. 10 - Homecoming

Oct. 18-31 - National FFA Convention


  • 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

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.

More than 35 high school instructors from across the nation were on Texas Tech’s campus for a special agricultural science education course.

Texas Tech's agricultural communications undergraduate program in the Department of Agricultural Education and Communications is ranked as the best in the nation, according to a new University of Arkansas study.