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SFCC Catalog 2020-2021 
SFCC Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Algae Cultivation Certificate

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CIP: 01.0301
School of Trades, Advanced Technologies and Sustainability, 505-428-1295

This program covers the basic science and technology of algae cultivation. This certificate provides students with the skills required to work in the algae cultivation (algaculture) industry or create their own algaculture business. Students will learn the controlled environment requirements for successful cultivation of various algae species. The program emphasizes training in algal cultivation technologies, including algaculture extension training. Knowledge acquired will prepare students for jobs as Greenhouse/Agricultural Workers, Plant Technicians, Plant Managers, Laboratory Technicians, Sales Managers, Public Relations and Outreach, Process Coordinators, Extension Service and/or Business Owners/Managers.

Students can earn the following degree related to this certificate:

Program Learning Outcomes

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

  • Create and maintain a safe working environment.
  • Design, install, maintain and operate sustainable algae culture systems.
  • Perform analytical testing of algae cultures.
  • Identify various algae strains and determine their valuable components.

Total 32 Credits Min.

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