Sustainable Agriculture Entrepreneurship Certificate
This certificate will provide educational opportunities that involve agriscience and agribusiness. It will focus on sustainable agriculture, market farming, the preparation of locally grown food, and entrepreneurship. Experiential learning will be emphasized by the offering of hands-on courses, numerous field trips, guest lectures, and the engagement with local farming and food communities.
Note: Metropolitan Community College students should seek specific counsel from the JCCC program personnel for the appropriate course plan and numbers.
Metropolitan Community College students should refer to Cooperative Program Information.
Suggested/Sample Course Sequence
The sequence taken by the student may vary depending on prerequisites, course availability, and personal/ professional responsibilities.
(Major Code 4430; State CIP Code 01.0601)
|HORT 245||Commercial Crop Production||3|
|HORT 255||Pest Control Management||3|
|HORT 272||Sustainable Agriculture Fall Practicum||2|
|ENTR 120||Introduction to Entrepreneurship||2|
|HMGT 167||Local Food Production||3|
|HORT 260||Horticulture Soils||3|
|HORT 274||Sustainable Agriculture Spring Practicum||2|
|ENTR 142||Fast Trac Business Plan||3|
|ENTR 180||Opportunity Analysis||2|
|HMGT 165||Food Industry Compliance Safety||3|
|HORT 276||Sustainable Agriculture Summer Practicum||2|
Courses of Interest
Students may be interested in taking additional courses, as noted below, to complement their certificate study. These courses are NOT part of the certificate requirements.
|HORT 201||Introduction to Horticultural Science||4|
|HORT 205||Plant Propagation*||3|
|ENTR 160||Legal Issues for Small Business||2|
|ENTR 220||Entrepreneurial Marketing*||2|
|ENTR 131||Financial Management for Small Business*||2|
|ENTR 225||Family Business||3|
Total Program Hours: 28