THE DEPARTMENT OF    COMMUNITY &    LEADERSHIP    DEVELOPMENT

 B.S. in CCLD - Public Service & Leadership  Option

 

The Public Service and Leadership option provides you with a broad understanding of social, political, and economic processes affecting local communities and the agricultural industry. You’ll be prepared for a career in public and private organizations or government agencies, or for law school.


You can chart your own path to success in this program that prepares you for a leadership position in state and local government, private business, community organizations, or Cooperative Extension.


B.S. IN COMMUNITY COMMUNICATIONS AND LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT REQUIREMENTS


CCLD majors share a common core of program classes before branching out. Students in both options are encouraged to participate in internship opportunities. You must meet the University’s general education requirements for graduation as well as the requirements of the College of Agriculture.

The courses and major requirements for a B.S. degree in COMMUNICATIONS AND LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT  (Public Service and Leadership Option) can be found:

In addition to University and College requirements, here are the courses you’ll take:

Major requirements, 27 hours

CLD 102, The Dynamics of Rural Social Life
CLD 250, Reading Critically and Writing Well
CLD 302, Leadership Studies
CLD 320, Survey of Ag and Consumer Media
CLD 340, Community Interaction
CLD 362, Field Experience in CCLD
CLD 405, Analytic Methods in CCLD
CLD 420, Sociology of Communities
CLD 490, Senior Seminar in CCLD

Public Service and Leadership, 21 hours

PS 101, American Government
ECO 201, Principles of Economics
AEC 305, Food and Agricultural Marketing Principles
AEC 532, Agricultural and Food Policy

Choose one of the following:

CLD 400, Agricultural Communications Campaigns
CLD 440, Community Processes and Communication
CLD 485, Community Journalism

Plus 6 additional hours of courses at the 200 level or higher to fulfill your area of interest; selected with your advisor’s approval from the following areas: political science, anthropology, communications, or sociology.


Specialty Support Requirements
, 18 hours

You will work with your advisor to identify 6 hours of appropriate courses in the College of Agriculture and 12 additional hours in related fields.


The University of Kentucky also offers some helpful links to undergraduate students.  Here are just a few that may be of use to you:


For questions about the CCLD Undergraduate Program, contact:
Dr. Deborah Witham
Director  for Undergraduate Studies

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