Sustainable Urban Agriculture Technician

Certificate Program
SUA1

Program Description
The program prepares the student for a career in sustainable, small scale food production that integrates economic profitability and environmental stewardship. Courses provide hands-on experience in the fundamentals of plant production and marketing, giving the student a complete knowledge of the sustainable farmer's market system. (Program Length: 2 Semesters Minimum)

Employment Opportunities
Market Farmer, Agri-tourism Farmer, Farmer's Market Director, Community Garden Manager/Organizer, kitchen garden designer/specialist, CSA operator/farmer, Eco-landscaper (sustainable/organic landscape specialist)

1st SEMESTER
9 Hours

HORT 1100 Introduction to Sustainable Agriculture

HORT 1140 Horticulture Business Management

HORT 1410 Soils

2nd SEMESTER
9 Hours

HORT 1080 Pest Management

HORT 1110 Small Scale Food Production

HORT xxxx Elective



18 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION

Elective(s): any HORT course not already in the program; EMSP 1010, HRTM 1150, INDS 1100, MGMT 1100, MKTG 1100, MKTG 2010. Recommended electives: HORT 1030, HORT 1310, HORT 1440, HORT 1500, HORT 1690, HORT 1700, HORT 1800.