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Zerryl Becker




Inland Empire/Desert


College of the Desert

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Program Details

Program Title

Agriculture Irrigation Technician Certificate of Achievement

Submission Type


TOPs Code

Plant Science (010300)

Projected Start Date


Catalog Description
This certificate introduces students to the design, installation and management of landscape and agricultural irrigation systems. Students completing this certificate will acquire familiarity with plant science and nutrition, irrigation equipment, and the techniques and design of irrigation systems. Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be prepared for employment as irrigation consultants and landscape architects.
Enrollment Completer Projections
2018/19: 5 completers

Program Proposal Attributes

Program Award Type(s) (Check all that apply)
  • Certificate of Achievement: 16 or greater semester (or 24 or greater quarter) units (C)
Program Goal
Demonstrate managerial and leadership abilities in Agriculture Irrigation classes for employment that will enhance opportunities and success in the agriculture field. master academic proficiency and demonstrate specific skills within agriculture and landscape irrigation disciplines needed for employment within the industry. Be qualified for jobs as irrigation consultants and landscape architects.

Course Units and Hours

Total Certificate Units (Minimum and Maximum)

23 units

Units for Degree Major or Area of Emphasis (Minimum and Maximum)


Total Units for Degree (Minimum and Maximum)


Course Report

Program Requirements Narrative


Program Requirements
AGPS 001 Soils and Plant Nutrition (4 units); AGPS 005 Plant Science ( 3 units); AGEH 027 Turfgrass and Landscape Pest Management (3 units); AGEH 030 Landscape Equipment (2 units); AGEH 046 Landscape Irrigation Systems (2 units); AGEH 046L Landscape Irrigation Systems Lab (1 unit); AGPS 032 Landscape Laws and Regulations (2 units); AGEH 095A Electives from: AGEH 001 Horticulure (3 units); AGEH 005 Plant Identification (3 units); AGEH 008 Landscape Management (3 units); AGPS 002 Entomology (4 units); AGPS 005L Plant Science Lab (1 unit): AGPS 059A Leadership (1 unit): AGPS 059B Careers (1 unit); BI 004 Elements f Biology (4 units); CART 001 Safety and Sanitation (3 units); CH 003 General Chemistry (4 units); NR 020 GPS and Map Use (1 unit); NR 021 Introduction to GIS (3 units); NR 001 Conservation of natural Resources (3 units); BUAC 095A or CIS 095A or AGEH 095A Work Experience (1-4 units)

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10/04/17 - 01:15 PM



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Diann Thursby Super User   ·  10/09/17

Received regional recommendation at 10-9-17 IE/DRC Deans Meeting.