Sustainable Agriculture, One-Year Technical Certificate

Curriculum Code #7195

Effective May 2017

Division of Science and Mathematics

The One-Year Technical Certificate in Sustainable Agriculture will allow LCCC students to explore careers in agriculture and food systems. Students will learn key sustainability and land stewardship skills as they study the interactions between food, human health, and ecosystem services. Students will contribute to the production, distribution, and marketing of locally grown produce through hands-on experiences with local farmers and growers. Students completing this program will acquire the fundamental skills to start their own agricultural enterprise or continue on for the AAS degree. Some courses require travel to off-campus sites. This program is offered in collaboration with Black River Organics farm in Wellington, OH. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by LCCC’s University Partnership.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall SemesterHours
ENGL 161 COLLEGE COMPOSITION I 3
MTHM 121
TECHNICAL MATHEMATICS I
or COLLEGE ALGEBRA
4
SAGR 114 INTRODUCTION TO SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE 1 3
SAGR 101 FALL CROP PRODUCTION 1 3
SAGR 106 SOIL MANAGEMENT AND CONSERVATION 1 3
SDEV 101 COLLEGE 101 2 1
 Hours17
Spring Semester
ENTR 200 ENTREPRENEURSHIP 3
SAGR 102 SPRING CROP PRODUCTION 1 3
SAGR 105 INTRODUCTION TO LIVING LANDSCAPES 1 3
SAGR 112 BUSINESS PRINCIPLES OF SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE 1 3
SAGR 113 PLANT PROPAGATION 1 2
SOCY 151G INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY 3
 Hours17
 Total Hours34
1

This course offers an opportunity for experiential learning.

2

A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 more credit hours.

Program Contact(s):

Brett Joseph
440-366-7247
bjoseph@lorainccc.edu

For information about admissions, enrollment, transfer, graduation and other general questions, please contact your Advising and Counseling Team.