Agriculture Certificate

This two-semester program will train graduates for entry-level positions in the agriculture, food, and natural resources areas as represented in the agriculture career cluster pathway. Positions could include Production Workers, Farmhands, Sales Representatives, Lab Assistants, Forestry Workers, Veterinary Assistants, Animal Caretakers, Graders and Sorters, Landscaping and Lawn Servicers, Nursery and Greenhouse Workers, Computer Network Support Personnel, and Welders. 

 

Admission to the Program: Open

 

First-Time Enrollees

  • Complete an application for admission and, if desired, apply for financial aid.
  • Send an official high school transcript or GED score report to the Admissions and Records Office.
  • Complete the placement exam.
  • Meet with an advisor/counselor to select classes and complete the registration process.

 

Department of Career, Technical & Health Education

2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd. Galesburg, IL 61401 Phone: 309.341.5274

 

For Additional Information Contact:

The Welcome Center Phone: 309.345.3500 welcomecenter@sandburg.edu

 

For Graduation Requirements:

Follow Link to graduation policies and procedures page for details.

 

Curriculum Or Course Offerings

Certificate

 

Curriculum for course

Course

Title

Semester Hours

First Year

Fall Semester

AGR.105

Introduction to Agriculture Industry

3

AGR.120

Agricultural Sciences

3

AGR.135

Agricultural Cultivation

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spring Semester

AGR.115

Introduction to Natural Sciences

3

AGR.165

Computer Application in Agriculture

1

AGR.145

Agricultural Welding

3

AGR.155

Agricultural Machinery & Technology

3

 

 

 

Total Semester Hours

19

 

 

Ellen L. Burns

Dean of Career Technical Education