Crop Management

CERT - Occupational Certificate

Students preparing for an entry level position in crop production or continuing their education for pest control advisor requirements will find the necessary courses.

Program Purpose

Industry has been asking for a hybrid/online program to help students interested in becoming a Pest Control Advisor. This certificate meets nearly all mandatory course requirements with the state.

Program Map

Recommended Program Map / Program Requirements

The recommended plan below meets the requirements to complete this program.  For official requirements, visit the AWC Catalog. If the recommended classes listed below don’t fit your schedule or interests, you can take alternate classes. 

To get started on your personalized Academic Plan, visit the Academic Planning page or schedule an appointment to meet with an advisor.

First Semester: Fall

Course Course Title Credits Area
PLS 100 Plant Science/GE 4 Major Requirement
PLS 200 Introduction to Integrated Pest Management 4 Major Requirement
PLS 240 Plant Propagation 3 Major Requirement

Second Semester: Spring

Course Course Title Credits Area
PLS 110 Chemical Applications Using Integrated Pest Management 2 Major Requirement
PLS 220 Crop Water Use, Evapotranspiration, and Irrigation 3 Major Requirement
PLS 230 Basic Soil Fertility 3 Major Requirement
Open the program map above to view the recommended classes to complete the program. You can also print the program map using the button above.