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/.

Course Code Title Units
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
AGEH 001Horticulture3
AGEH 005Ornamental Plant Identification3
AGEH 030Landscape Equipment2
AGEH 046Landscape Irrigation Systems2
AGEH 046LLandscape Irrigation Systems Lab1
AGPS 002Entomology - General & Applied4
AGBU 059ALeadership1
AGBU 059BCareers1
AIS 003AIntroductory Microsoft Word1
AIS 004AIntroductory PowerPoint1
AIS 005Computer Survival Skills2
AIS 006Business Research1
AIS 007AIntroductory Excel1
AIS 007BAdvanced Excel2
CART 060Sanitation and Safety2
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
CERTIFICATE TOTAL26