Skill Certificate in Irrigation Management
Students completing this certificate will acquire water management, plant-water-soil relationships, salinity management, system evaluation and improvements.
- 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.
Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be prepared for employment in the following jobs: Irrigation Scheduler, Water Resource Technician, Irrigation Technician.
|REQUIRED CERTIFICATE COURSES|
|AG 004||Soil Science||3|
|AGMT 108||Ag Business Computer Applications||3|
|PLSI 108||Water Management||3|
|PLSI 118||Advanced Irrigation||3|
|WEXP 193 F||Agriculture Wrk Exp-1st Sem||3|
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.