Certificate of Completion in Sustainable Agriculture

Sustainable Agriculture

Certificate Information

Academic Plan

CCL Sustainable Agriculture

Academic Plan Code




The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Sustainable Agriculture program focuses on hands-on skills in sustainable agriculture, agribusiness, and urban farming.

Course Sequence by Term

The following is a suggested course sequence by term for the pathway.  Students should keep in mind the items below that affect their success in completing the pathway as listed:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term.  It is understood that students may enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Academic achievement is related to initial course placement determined by course placement tests, completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites,  any courses below 100 level, and program prerequisites.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor, or program director, or counselor who can assist in assessing student needs that may affect course enrollment.  Appropriate resources can be discussed and agreed to in order to address student needs and support successful course completion.

Program Area Key:

  • Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
  • FYC = First Year Composition
  • HUM = Humanities, Arts and Design
  • Mathematics = Mathematics
  • NS = Natural Science
  • Oral Comm = Oral Communication
  • PP = Program Prerequisite
  • SB = Social-Behavioral Sciences
  • RC = Required Courses
  • RE = Restricted Electives

Term 1

Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
RC AGS164 Plant Growth and Development 4
RC AGS165AA Fall Sustainable Crop Production 3
RC AGS262 Irrigation Design, Installation, Operation, and Trouble Shooting 3
RC CHM130 Fundamental Chemistry 3
RC FON161 Sustainable Food Production Systems 3

Term 2

Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
RC AGB130 Establishing And Running An Agribusiness 3
RC AGS165AB Spring Sustainable Crop Production 3
RC AGS260 Soils 4
RC AGS268 Integrated Pest Management in the Cultivated Environment 4
RE Restricted Elective 3

Program Electives

Course Name Requisites Notes Credits
RE AGB132 Agribusiness and Management 3
RE AGB144 Agriculture Processing 3
RE AGS166 Aquaponics 3
RE AGS186 Greenhouse Management And Construction 3

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All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.

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