Agribusiness Technology – Fruit and Vegetable Certificate
The Agribusiness Technology curriculum is designed to provide the entrepreneurial and technical skills necessary to manage a profitable, environmentally sound, community based small farm or agricultural business. The objective is the development of a workforce knowledgeable in sustainable agriculture practices.
Students will learn the fundamentals of agriculture, focusing on crop production and business. Emphasis is placed on entrepreneurial and field training. Students will also learn the basic principles of our economic system and government policies and programs relating to agriculture.
Graduates should qualify for a variety of jobs in agricultural businesses such as equipment, feed, and agricultural supply sales; store management; farm operations; wholesale and retail produce management; nursery operations; and environmental and agricultural education.
Agribusiness Technology prepares individuals to manage agricultural businesses and agriculturally related operations within diversified corporations. Potential course work includes instruction in agriculture, agricultural specialization, business management, accounting, finance, marketing, planning, human resources management, and other managerial responsibilities.
This program leads to a Certificate. To be eligible for graduation, the student must have satisfactorily completed the course requirements as outlined below.
To qualify for admission into this program, the applicant must have a high school diploma or the equivalent.
|Course Prefix, No.||Title||Class||Lab||Clinical||Credit|
|AGR 145||Intro to Small Fruits||3||2||0||4|
|AGR 262||Weed ID & Control||2||3||0||3|
|AGR 263||Vegetable Production||2||2||0||3|
|VEN 135||Intro to Viticulture||3||2||0||4|
|Total Semester Hours in Program||10||9||0||14|