Certificate in Plant Science

Plant Science


The Certificate in Plant Science 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 Animal Science may be completed as a stand alone 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.

Plant Science Certification RequirementsCredit Hours
AGR 103 Plant Science 3
AGR 104 Plant Science Laboratory 1
AGR 115 Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment 3
AGR 118 Leadership 1
AGR 143 Introductory Forestry 3
AGR 215 Soils 3
AGR 216 Soils Lab 1
AGR 275 Forage Crop Production 3
AGR 299 Agricultural Internship 3
Select at least 3 credit hours from the following:
  • AGR 144 Agricultural Economics
  • AGR 170 Introduction to Horticulture
  • AGR 171 Controlled Environ Agriculture
  • AGR 172 Greenhouse Management
  • AGR 173 Aquaponics and Hydroponics
  • AGR 174 Integrated Pest Management
  • AGR 175 Vegetable and Fruit Production
  • AGR 176 Good Agricultural Practices
Total Hours Required 24