Agriculture Food Safety Certificate of Achievement

This certificate prepares students for entry-level employment in a variety of office and field agriculture-related fields in which food safety is of primary importance. Students completing this certificate will acquire skills in Biology, Entomology, Soils, and knowledge of Pesticide and Food safety Laws and Regulations.

Course Code Title Units
Required Courses
AGPS 001Soils & Plant Nutrition4
AGPS 002Entomology - General & Applied4
AGPS 005Plant Science3
AGPS 005LPlant Science Lab1
AGPS 032Pesticide Laws & Regulations2
BI 004Elements of Biology4
CART 060Sanitation and Safety2
Electives
Select 7 units from the following:
AGEH 001Horticulture3
AGEH 005Ornamental Plant Identification3
AGEH 008Landscape Management3
AGEH 027Turfgrass & Landscape Pest Management3
AGEH 030Landscape Equipment2
AGEH 046Landscape Irrigation Systems2
AGEH 046LLandscape Irrigation Systems Lab1
AGBU 059ALeadership1
AGBU 059BCareers1
AIS 003AIntroductory Microsoft Word1
AIS 004AIntroductory PowerPoint1
AIS 005Computer Survival Skills2
AIS 006Business Research1
AIS 007AIntroductory Excel1
AIS 007BAdvanced Excel2
CH 003Introductory General Chemistry4
CIS 010Computer Literacy4
NR 020GPS and Map Use1
NR 021Introduction to GIS3
AGEH 095AEnvironmental Horticulture Turfgrass Work Experience (Maximum of 4 units may be used for work experience)1-4
or BUAC 095A Accounting Work Experience
or CIS 095A Computer Information Systems Work Experience
REQUIRED SUBTOTAL20
CERTIFICATE TOTAL27