Skill Certificate in Irrigation Management

Division: Agriculture

Students completing this certificate will acquire water management, plant-water-soil relationships, salinity management, system evaluation and improvements.

Program Outcomes

  • Analyze plant/soil/water relationships and determine irrigation requirements for optimum plant growth and crop yield.    
  • Manage farm irrigation systems in an efficient and cost effective manner.   
  • Develop irrigation schedules that optimize crop growth while conserving water.   

Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be prepared for employment in the following jobs: Irrigation Scheduler, Water Resource Technician, Irrigation Technician.

Program Requirements 

REQUIRED CERTIFICATE COURSES
AG 004Soil Science3
AGMT 108Ag Business Computer Applications3
PLSI 108Water Management3
PLSI 118Advanced Irrigation3
WEXP 193 FAgriculture Wrk Exp-1st Sem3
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TOTAL 15

The Skill Certificate requirements include completion of the certificate courses with a “C” or better grade in each course. Required and support courses may be substituted with the approval of the Agriculture Division Chair.