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. 

Course Code Title Units
Required Courses
AGPS 001Soils & Plant Nutrition4
AGPS 005Plant Science3
AIS 002AIntroductory Microsoft Outlook1
AIS 003AIntroductory Microsoft Word1
AIS 004AIntroductory PowerPoint1
AIS 006Business Research1
BUMA 010Introduction to Business3
BUMA 094Business Communications3
CART 060Sanitation and Safety2
EMP 011New World of Work Skills:Self-Awareness0.5
EMP 014New World of Work Skills: Collaboration0.5
EMP 015New World of Work Skills: Empathy0.5
EMP 017New World of Work Skills: Resilience0.5
EMP 018New World of Work Skills: Entrepreneurial Mindset0.5
EMP 019New World of Work Skills: Social Diversity/Awareness0.5
Electives
Select 6 units from the following:6
AGEH 001Horticulture3
AGEH 005Ornamental Plant Identification3
AGEH 027Turfgrass & Landscape Pest Management3
AGEH 030Landscape Equipment2
AGEH 046Landscape Irrigation Systems2
AGEH 046LLandscape Irrigation Systems Lab1
AGPS 005LPlant Science Lab1
AGPS 032Pesticide Laws & Regulations2
AGBU 059ALeadership1
AGBU 059BCareers1
AIS 005Computer Survival Skills2
AIS 007AIntroductory Excel1
AIS 007BAdvanced Excel2
BI 004Elements of Biology4
BUAC 010Accounting with QuickBooks3
BUAC 051Accounting for Entrepreneurs & Business Managers3
BUMA 001Principles of Management3
BUMA 027Marketing3
BUMA 028Introduction to Entrepreneurship3
BUMA 029Retail Merchandise Management3
BUMA 031Business Calculations3
BUMA 032Human Relations in the Workplace3
BUMA 064Human Resource Management3
CH 003Introductory General Chemistry4
CIS 010Computer Literacy4
ECON 002Principles of Microeconomics3
MATH 014Statistical Methods4
NR 001Conservation of Natural Resources3
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
CERTIFICATE TOTAL28