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  Dec 15, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Course Catalog & Student Handbook

Sustainable Urban Agriculture Technician Certificate


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Program Description

The 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 Length: 2 Semesters Minimum)

View the Sustainable Urban Agriculture Technician Certificate Program Fact Sheet for additional information.

Employment Opportunities

Market Farmer, Agritourism Farmer, Farmer’s Market Director, Community Garden Manager/ Organizer, kitchen garden designer/specialist, CSA operator/farmer, Eco-landscaper (sustainable/ organic landscape specialist)

Regulations published by the U.S. Department of Education require institutions that participate in the Title IV student financial assistance programs to report certain information about students who enrolled in Title IV-eligible educational programs, two years earlier, that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation (GE Programs). Review current Gwinnett Technical College data for the Sustainable Urban Agribulture Technician Certificate.

Curriculum


Essential Technical Courses (19 Credits)


Total Hours: 19


Elective(s):


Suggested First Semester classes:


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