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SFCC Catalog 2023-2024 
SFCC Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) 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. Certificate eligible for Financial Aid.

Students can earn the following degree related to this certificate:

Students can follow the Program Map(s) listed below to complete 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

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