Agriculture Office Professional Certificate of Achievement

This certificate prepares students for entry-level employment as an agriculture office professional. 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 CoursesUnits
AGPS 001Soils & Plant Nutrition4
AGPS 005Plant Science3
BUMA 010Introduction to Business3
BUMA 094Business Communications3
CIS 002Microsoft Outlook2
CIS 003Introduction to Microsoft Word1
CIS 004PowerPoint1
CIS 006Business Research1
CIS 012Professional Office Procedures3
CART 001Sanitation & Safety3
Select 6 units from the following:6
Ornamental Plant Identification
Turfgrass & Landscape Pest Management
Landscape Equipment
Landscape Irrigation Systems
Landscape Irrigation Systems Lab
Plant Science Lab
Pesticide Laws & Regulations
Elements of Biology
Accounting with QuickBooks
Accounting in the Business Environment
Accounting for Entrepreneurs & Business Managers
Principles of Management
Small Business/Entrepreneurship
Retail Merchandise Management
Business Calculations
Human Relations in the Workplace
Human Resource Management
Introductory General Chemistry
Computer Survival Skills
Computer Literacy
Principles of Microeconomics
Statistical Methods
Conservation of Natural Resources
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