Sustainable Agriculture: Academic Subject Certificate
The Academic Subject Certificate (ASC) in Sustainable Agriculture is designed to prepare students for a career in agriculture through hands-on practice and classroom instruction. It will provide farmers, returning non-traditional students and youth who are interested in agriculture with fundamental skills, knowledge and experiences in sustainable tropical crop production.
Program Learning Outcomes
After successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Identify opportunities to succeed in Hawaii's diversified agriculture and natural resource management workforce.
- Identify options for transfer to four-year institutions majoring in agriculture and natural resource management.
- Describe entrepreneurship opportunities in diversified agriculture.
Program Coordinator: Daniela Elliott
Location: BS 205
Phone: (808) 455-0398
Program Counselor: Amy Amper
Location: GT 113B
Phone: (808) 455-0235
Academic Subject Certificate (ASC) Info at a Glance
Program: Sustainable Agriculture
Academic Subject Certificate (ASC)
Students will be recruited via outreach to high schools and employers and will meet the admissions requirements for Leeward CC. Advising and counseling will be done by faculty with input from an advisory committee made up of representatives from agribusiness employers.