This is a suggested full-time schedule for a student who has completed any developmental course work and has no transfer credits. Refer to the College catalog for specific requirements in selecting General Education Courses.
Total Number of Credits Required for Certificate: 30*
*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed college coursework at other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101 in the first semester at CCBC. This is a 1-credit class, and it does not count towards the number of credits required for a degree or certificate. Students are required to provide an official transcript(s) to document successful completion of college coursework at another institution(s) for this requirement to be waived.
This Certificate option is for individuals interested in obtaining an entry-level position as a grower’s assistant with a greenhouse firm. Greenhouse production and management are emphasized along with care, maintenance, and identification of plants most commonly grown in a greenhouse environment.
Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:
develop management strategies for the production of nursery and greenhouse crops;
perform identification, care, and maintenance for commonly grown crops in the nursery and greenhouse environment; and
qualify for an entry-level position as a grower’s assistant.