Apr 08, 2020  
SFCC Catalog 2019-2020 
  
SFCC Catalog 2019-2020

Controlled Environment Agriculture Certificate


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CIP: 01.0604
School of Trades, Advanced Technologies and Sustainability, 505-428-1664

Successful completion of this certificate prepares students to become greenhouse professionals with the knowledge and skills to work in hydroponic and aquaponic greenhouses for home/farm and commercial scale operations. Students will learn about greenhouse operations, multiple hydroponic systems, major techniques and challenges of growing hydroponic plants from propagation to harvesting and marketing, resource conservation, integrated pest management and aquaponics.

Students can earn the following degree related to this certificate:

Program Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate understanding of sustainable agriculture production techniques commonly used in controlled environment agriculture.
  • Provide leadership in creating and maintaining safe working and production environments.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of economic, environmental, and community impacts of soilless agriculture.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of soilless plant systems.

Related Requirements: (3 Credits)


Total 32 Credits


Students in the Sustainable Technologies programs who are required to take a First-Year Student Success course are recommended to take STEM 111 .

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