Sustainable Agriculture Certificate

Curriculum HRT.SAG.CERT (C401I)

(Total Program Credits: 30)

Designed for learners who wish to employ sustainable practices in agriculture, which will positively influence the quality of natural ecosystems and the human environment.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES:

Upon successful completion of Sustainable Agriculture Certificate, students will be able to:

  • synthesize solutions to environmental issues cause by landscape practices;
  • create a landscape management plan to provide a healthier environment;
  • evaluate sustainable food production practices;
  • analyze methods of sustainable food production for improving nutrition;
  • discuss government policies and regulations which control the production of food; and
  • appraise solutions to addressing the challenges of urban food production.

(Fall 2021)

Semester One: Fall

Course NumberTitleCredits
BIS 105Environmental Biology

4 credits

HRT 125Plants and Society

4 credits

SAT 100Principles of Agroecology

3 credits

SAT 105Urban Agriculture Issues

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:14
HRT 125meets the Mathematics and/or Science general education requirement.

Semester Two: Spring

Course NumberTitleCredits
SAT 110Natural Resource Management (Soils and Water)

3 credits

SAT 130Sustainable Plant Health Care

3 credits

SAT 140Sustainable Organic Plants

4 credits

SAT 210Sustainable Plant Production for Human Nutrition

3 credits

SAT 220Urban Food Production Systems

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:16

See HRT course descriptions.

See SAT course descriptions.

Coordinator: Christopher Clem, Ext. 3625, Email: christopherclem@triton.edu, Cell: (224) 805-3382