Organic Farming

Horticulture Department | CC - Certificate of Completion | 1 year

Earn your certificate in Organic Farming at Clackamas Community College. In as little as a year, learn the principles and practices for local small market farming.

Do you have a passion for environmental stewardship, locally grown food, global nutrition and food security? Does the idea of working outdoors appeal to you? In as little as one year, an Organic Farming Certificate from Clackamas Community College lets you do all of these while learning the skills needed for a farming career.

 

For horticulture advising, please Contact April Chastain at 503-594-3292 or april.chastain@clackamas.edu

Organic Farming

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Organic Farming Core Requirements

Complete 3 credits of HOR-284
  • HOR-284
  • Organic Farm Campus Farm/CWE
  • 3
 
Complete 3 credits of HOR-285
  • HOR-285
  • Organic Farming/CWE
  • 3
 
Complete the following Organic Farming Core Requirements
  • HOR-235
  • Weed Identification
  • 2
  • HOR-237
  • Disease Identification
  • 2
  • HOR-124
  • Food Harvest
  • 3
  • HOR-135
  • Propagation of Edible Plants
  • 3
  • HOR-146
  • Fruit & Berry Growing
  • 3
  • HOR-148
  • Farm Equipment
  • 3
  • HOR-140
  • Soils
  • 3
  • HOR-216
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • 3
  • HOR-120
  • Pesticide Laws & Safety
  • 1
  • HOR-236
  • Insect Identification
  • 2
  • HOR-141
  • Organic Farming Practicum/Spg
  • 4
  • HOR-113
  • Organic Farming Practicum/Fall
  • 3
  • HOR-136
  • Organic Farming Prac WI
  • 3
 

Computation Related Instruction

Complete MTH-050 or MTH-065
  • MTH-050
  • Technical Mathematics I
  • 3
  • MTH-065
  • Algebra II
  • 4
 

Communication Related Instruction

Complete WR-101 or WR-121
  • WR-121
  • English Composition
  • 4
  • WR-101
  • Commun. Skills: Occup Writing
  • 3
 

Human Relations Related Instruction

Complete BA-285 or COMM-100
  • BA-285
  • Human Relations in Business
  • 4
  • COMM-100
  • Basic Speech Communication
  • 3
 

Program Electives

Complete 6 credits of Organic Farming Program Electives. Please refer to the catalog for a complete list of Organic Farming Program electives.
 
Total Credits Required: 56-60