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Palo Alto College Schedule/Catalog 2017-2018
Palo Alto College
   
 
  Oct 21, 2019
 
Palo Alto College Schedule/Catalog 2017-2018 
    
Palo Alto College Schedule/Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

Small/Organic Farmer Level 1 Certificate


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The certificate in Organic/Small Farming will enable students to learn the regulations on organic farming and the environmental and health aspects of growing food.

With this award, you may seek jobs such as:

Small farmer, community farm manager

Related Awards

Landscape and Horticultural Science, A.A.S.  
Turfgrass and Golf Course Management, A.A.S.  
Viticulture and Enology Specialization, A.A.S.  
Basic Nursery and Landscape Operations Level 1 Certificate  
Floral Design Technician Level 1 Certificate  
Landscape and Horticultural Science Level 1 Certificate  
Turf and Landscape Irrigation Level 1 Certificate  
Turfgrass & Golf Course Management Level 1 Certificate  

Total Credit Hours Required: 24


Milestone Course(s)


*** denotes Milestone course(s).
A milestone course is a course that is critical for success in this program.

Additional Program Information


With the focus on the environment and on overall health, organic farming is taking off.  More people are trying their hand at growing their own food and doing it without pesticides. The certificate in Organic/Small Farming will enable students to learn the regulations on organic farming and the environmental and health aspects of growing food.

NOTES


* Capstone Course
CIP Code: 01.0601
Major Code: SOFR

Gainful Employment


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1. Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) codes
2. On-time graduation rates
3. Cost of the program to include books and fees
4. Placement rate for students completing the program
5. Median loan debt incurred by students who have completed the program
 
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Gainful Employment Information for Small/Organic Farmer, Level 1 Certificate.

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