Sustainable Urban Agriculture Technician (Certificate)

Program Description

This 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 Details

  • Major Code: SUA1
  • Award Level: Certificate
  • Location: Griffin Campus
  • Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring
  • Minimum Length of Program: 2 Terms
  • Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 19

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript with test scores and ALL post-secondary transcripts in an official sealed envelope
  • Meet assessment requirements

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.

Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

CourseTitleCredits
First Term
HORT 1080Pest Management3
HORT 1100Introduction to Sustainable Agriculture3
HORT 1110Small Scale Food Production4
HORT 1140Horticulture Business Management3
HORT XXXXHorticulture elective3
Second Term
HORT 1410Soils3
garden center technician

Program Faculty

Brian Morris
Program Coordinator / Instructor
brian.morrs@sctech.edu
770-229-3267