Certificate in Plant Science/Horticulture

Plant Science/Horticulture (Cert)


The Certificate in Plant Science/Horticulture provides a broad exposure to all types of agriculture pertinent to the animal industries, including animal production and nutrition. An internship experience is also included to provide a practical knowledge in animal science. While the Certificate in Plant Science/Horticulture may be completed as a standalone certificate program, courses in this certificate may also be used to complete the Associate of Science in Agriculture or the Associate of Applied Science in General Agriculture. Courses included in this certificate may also be applied toward bachelor degrees at some four-year institutions. 24 Credit Hours

Plant Science/Horticculture Certification Requirements Credit Hours
AGR 100 Food Security 3
  • AGR 103 Plant Science or
  • AGR 115 Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment
AGR 104 Plant Science Laboratory 1
AGR 112 Introduction to Agricultural Business 3
AGR 215 Soils 3
Select 11 credit hours from the following:  
AGR 143 Introductory Forestry 3
AGR 170 Introduction to Horticulture 3
AGR 171 Controlled Environment Agriculture 2
AGR 172 Greenhouse Management 1
AGR 173 Aquaponics and Hydroponics 1
AGR 174 Integrated Pest Management 1
AGR 175 Vegetable and Fruit Production 1
AGR 176 Good Agricultural Practices 1
AGR 275 Forage Crop Production 3
AGR 299 Agricultural Internship 1-3
Total Hours Required 24