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Agribusiness Greenhouse Management AGM.S.CRT

One-year Technical Certificate - 33 Credit Hours

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Agriculture
Effective as of Fall 2022

What is the program about?

The Agribusiness Greenhouse Management certificate will prepare students for a successful business career in industries related to the food and agricultural system including input markets, farm production, greenhouse management, food manufacturing and distribution, and food and plant retailing. This program provides a broad-based study of the successful production of food, plants, and other agricultural products and will help students develop the skills for decision making and an understanding of the agricultural-food system dynamics. Upon completion, students will have the knowledge to enhance their contributions to agricultural enterprises or initiate their own entrepreneurial ventures.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the horticulture profession including its role and importance in the current job market. Specific skills in the area of Urban Horticulture will be highlighted.
  • Apply the fundamental principles and techniques of production for horticultural crops requiring limited space in an urban environment with a focus on sustainability.
  • Apply the knowledge of structures, crop selection, and growing systems in a working greenhouse setting.

Career Opportunities

Job opportunities for this certificate include greenhouse manager, farm manager, grain and livestock buyer, crop producer, marketing head, quality controller, urban landscaper, inventory technician, landscape enhancement manager, landscape technician, etc.

Transferability

Potential articulation agreements with Ohio State University, Central State University, and Wilmington College are in process.

Credentials

There are no licensure or certifications for this program.

Curriculum

Course Title Credits
AGR 1201 Horticulture I 3
AGR 1202 Science of Soil 3
AGR 1204 Plant Propagation 3
AGR 1208 Sustainable Landscape Design 3
BIS 1120 Introduction to Software Applications 3
COM 2206 Interpersonal Communication 3
ENT 2140 Small Business Finance 3
LAW 1101 Business Law 3
MAN 1107 Foundations of Business 3
MAN 2150 Management & Organizational Behavior 3
AGR 1206 Horticulture II 3
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Program Accreditation Information

None

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.