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.
June 4 – Summer I classes begin
July 9 – Summer II 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 2013, students majoring in agricultural communications will be required to use the Adobe Cloud to access the Adobe Creative Suite. More information will be available soon.
- Beginning Fall 2011, students in the department are required to have a personal laptop computer.
In the Spotlight
Kympre Kupatt, a freshman agricultural communications major, was named the new editor of Texas Tech’s La Ventana yearbook, the university’s long-standing chronicler of campus life.
The question of where to go to college was hardly a question for Savannah Leonard. Since she could remember, the Sonora native wanted to go to Texas Tech University. Her grandfather, both parents and her older brother brought home degrees from Tech.
An endowed scholarship to honor Mary Lou Flom, administrative business assistant for the department, has been established in her name. The scholarships will go to undergraduate students in the department.
Texas Tech’s Midnight Matador will retire under the ownership of a familiar face. CASNR grad and the university’s 43rd Masked Rider Stacy Stockard Moncibaiz will be transferred ownership of the horse.
Through her experiences as an agricultural communications major at Texas Tech, Kaitlin Spraberry spent the semester as a music strategy and marketing intern for CMT (Country Music Television), a Nashville-based cable television network.