Apr 19, 2021  
Catalog 2020-2021 
    
Catalog 2020-2021

Greenhouse/Agricultural Production Certificate


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Important Information


Short Description


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.

Type of Credential


Credit Certificate

Program Code


788

Contacts and Additional Information


Program Coordinator:

CCBC Dundalk, Bradley W. Thompson
443-840-3754 or bthompson3@ccbcmd.edu

Sustainable Horticulture Office
443-840-3787

Additional Information:

  • Statewide Programs (5):  Sustainable Horticulture A.A.S. Degree; Basic Horticulture Technician Certificate; Greenhouse/Agricultural Production Certificate; Landscape Installation, Maintenance and Design Certificate; and Turf and Landscape Maintenance Certificate.
  • Classes offered at the Dundalk Campus and Hunt Valley Center.
  • Opportunities for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) - For Sustainable Horticulture, see Departmental Exam. Several General Education classes also have PLA opportunities.
  • Articulation and Transfer Agreements - While there are no program-specific agreements, see other types of agreements such as guaranteed admission, block transfer, and discounts.

Semester Sequence


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 .

Greenhouse Productions Semester Sequence  

Semester 1*


Semester 2


Short Session


Semester 3


Courses Needed for This Program*


Program Requirements and Electives - 30 Credits


Program Requirements:


Program Electives:


  • HORT Elective 3 Credit(s). 

Total Number of Credits Required for Certificate: 30*


Notes


*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed transferable college credits from other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101 - Academic Development: Transitioning to College . This 1-credit course is designed to be taken in the first semester at CCBC. Students must provide an official transcript(s) from an accredited institution to document successful completion of college coursework for the ACDV 101 requirement to be waived.

** HORT 183 and HORT 283 required for Agricultural concentration of the Greenhouse/Agricultural Production Certificate.

Program Description


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.

Program Outcomes


Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  1. develop management strategies for the production of nursery and greenhouse crops;
  2. perform identification, care, and maintenance for commonly grown crops in the nursery and greenhouse environment; and
  3. qualify for an entry-level position as a grower’s assistant.

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