2023-2024 Catalog

Sustainable Agriculture

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Certificate in Applied Science

25 Credit Hours

The Sustainable Agriculture certificate addresses large and small-scale food production from seed to sales with an emphasis on farms and food markets. The coursework covers sustainable agricultural practices, organic farming, and post-harvest handling. Graduates will have the skills to network businesses that comprise the local food system, including wholesalers, farmers market managers, equipment providers, farm-to-school operations, and urban agriculture.

Major Requirements

AGR 201 Introduction to Sustainable Agriculture 3
CUL 178 Farm to Plate 3
CWE 113 Cooperative Work Experience 3
HRT 125 Soils 4
HRT 130 Greenhouse Production 3
HRT 139 Plant Propagation 3
HRT 144 Plant Pests 3
HRT 269 Edible Landscaping 3

Total:   25

Admission Requirements

Admission into this program requires proof of high school graduation (or GED) and qualifying placement levels.