Local Foods Certificate

Curriculum code: V74C


Perform a variety of hands-on techniques relative to the Agri-Hort Technology field such as plant identification, equipment maintenance, and/or precise measurement.

Demonstrate professional competency by identifying plants, pests, diseases, and disorders prevalent in the horticulture industry.

Compare and contrast a variety of career options in the Agri-Hort Technology industry.

Explain basic theories, concepts, and terminology using in Agri-Hort Technology.

Program Overview

It is possible for a student to take a small grouping of courses which, taken as a unit, may satisfy requirements for a particular position within the agri-hort field. The student may make written application to the Office of Admissions and Registration to receive written verification of completion of the certificate program.

Program Requirements

Major courses

AGHT 1013Integrated Pest Management

3 Credits

HORT 1323Fruit and Vegetable Production

3 Credits

HORT 1023Plant Propagation

3 Credits

HORT 1173Greenhouse Operations

3 Credits


HORT 1014Fundamentals of Horticulture

4 Credits


HORT 1513Introduction to Horticulture Science

3 Credits


MAFT 1323Lean and Quality Overview

3 Credits

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