Agriculture Pest Management Certificate of Achievement

This certificate prepares students for entry-level employment in the field of plant protection. Students completing this certificate will acquire skills in fertilizer and chemical application, laws, and regulations, as well as integrated pest management. Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be prepared for employment as pest control operators, pesticide applicators, or crop advisors. In order to seek further pesticide licensing requirements, log on to http://www.cdpr.ca.gov/.

Required Courses
AGPS 001Soils & Plant Nutrition4
AGPS 005Plant Science3
AGPS 005LPlant Science Lab1
AGEH 027Turfgrass & Landscape Pest Management3
AGEH 008Landscape Management3
AGPS 032Pesticide Laws & Regulations2
BI 004Elements of Biology4
Electives
Select 6 units from the following:6
Horticulture
Ornamental Plant Identification
Landscape Equipment
Landscape Irrigation Systems
Landscape Irrigation Systems Lab
Entomology - General & Applied
Leadership
Careers
Sanitation & Safety
Introductory General Chemistry
Introduction to Microsoft Word
PowerPoint
Computer Survival Skills
Business Research
Computer Literacy
Excel
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 TOTAL26