School of Trades, Advanced Technologies and Sustainability, 505-428-1664
The purpose of this program is to revitalize agricultural traditions in order to build local food security in a way that is ecologically, economically and culturally viable, socially just, sustainable, and regenerative for current and future generations. Students will receive hands-on and classroom training in greenhouse management. Through various program concentrations, completion of this degree prepares students for careers in controlled environment agriculture with a focus on hydroponic and aquaponic production techniques.
NOTE: A.A.S. degrees are designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in specific occupations; they are not generally intended to transfer to four-year institutions. For more information on transfer, refer to the Transfer of Credit section of this catalog, or speak with an academic adviser.
Students can earn the following certificates included in this degree: