Agriculture Office Assistant Certificate of Achievement

This certificate prepares students for entry-level employment as an agriculture office assistant. Students completing this certificate will acquire familiarity with the principles of plant science and food safety be adept at using Microsoft Office for agriculture business purposes, and acquire professional skills. Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be prepared for employment in agriculture and retail sales, agriculture bookkeeper, marketing assistant, and farm and ranch manager assistant.

Required Courses
AGEH 008Landscape Management3
AGPS 002Entomology - General & Applied4
AGPS 005Plant Science3
CART 001Sanitation & Safety3
CIS 002Microsoft Outlook2
CIS 003Introduction to Microsoft Word1
CIS 006Business Research1
Electives
Select 6 units from the following:6
Horticulture
Ornamental Plant Identification
Turfgrass & Landscape Pest Management
Landscape Equipment
Landscape Irrigation Systems
Landscape Irrigation Systems Lab
Leadership
Careers
Soils & Plant Nutrition
Plant Science Lab
Pesticide Laws & Regulations
Elements of Biology
Accounting with QuickBooks
Accounting in the Business Environment
Accounting for Entrepreneurs & Business Managers
Introductory General Chemistry
PowerPoint
Computer Survival Skills
Computer Literacy
Professional Office Procedures
Excel
Principles of Microeconomics
Statistical Methods
GPS and Map Use
Introduction to GIS
Environmental Horticulture Turfgrass Work Experience (Maximum of 4 units may be used for work experience)
Accounting Work Experience
Computer Information Systems Work Experience
CERTIFICATE TOTAL23