Certificate of Completion in Sustainable Agriculture

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

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Academic Career
Credit
Degree/Certificate Type
Career and Technical Certificate
Academic Plan
Sustainable Agriculture (CCL)
Academic Plan Code
5886
Total Credits Required
33
Catalog Year
2018-2019

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by placement tests and completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites and program prerequisites.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor about any concerns that may affect course enrollment.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
16
AGS164 Plant Growth and Development RC 4
AGS165AA Fall Sustainable Crop Production RC 3
AGS262 Irrigation Design, Installation, Operation, and Trouble Shooting RC 3
CHM130 Fundamental Chemistry RC 3
FON161 Sustainable Food Production Systems RC 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
17
AGB130 Establishing And Running An Agribusiness RC 3
AGS165AB Spring Sustainable Crop Production RC 3
AGS260 Soils RC 4
AGS268 Integrated Pest Management in the Cultivated Environment RC 4
Restricted Elective RE 3

Program Electives

A list of program electives for this pathway map
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
AGB132 Agribusiness and Management RE 3
AGB144 Agriculture Processing RE 3
AGS166 Aquaponics RE 3
AGS186 Greenhouse Management And Construction RE 3

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Program Area Key

  • Critical Rdg = Critical Reading
  • FYC = First Year Composition
  • HU = 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

Disclaimer

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.

View MCCCD’s program website for the Certificate of Completion in Sustainable Agriculture (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=125911).