Agriculture Technician Certificate of Achievement

This certificate prepares students for entry-level employment in positions related to agriculture technology.  Agriculture Technicians develop and improve ideas to make crops grow more efficiently in their environments.  Agriculture Technicians run series of tests and experiments with different variables to determine which soil, bacteria, etc. is most suitable for a crop. Students completing this certificate will acquire skills in biology, entomology, soils, and knowledge of pesticide and food safety laws and regulations.

Required Courses
AGPS 001Soils & Plant Nutrition4
AGPS 002Entomology - General & Applied4
AGPS 005Plant Science3
AGPS 005LPlant Science Lab1
AGEH 027Turfgrass & Landscape Pest Management3
CIS 010Computer Literacy4
NR 020GPS and Map Use1
NR 021Introduction to GIS3
Select 6 units from the following:6
Ornamental Plant Identification
Landscape Management
Landscape Equipment
Landscape Irrigation Systems
Landscape Irrigation Systems Lab
Pesticide Laws & Regulations
Elements of Biology
Introductory General Chemistry
Introduction to Microsoft Word
Computer Survival Skills
Business Research
Conservation of Natural Resources
Environmental Horticulture Turfgrass Work Experience (Maximum of 4 units may be used for work experience)
Accounting Work Experience
Computer Information Systems Work Experience