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Regenerative Agriculture

Certificate of Achievement

The Certificate in Regenerative Agriculture is designed to prepare students to work in the field of regenerative agriculture. It demonstrates the benefits of increasing carbon sequestration in the land through regenerative techniques. Grazing and farming occur on these lands and there is an opportunity now to change human behavior and beliefs towards farming and foster the idea of entrepreneurship and reduce the need for farm subsidies. This program takes a multi-disciplinary approach to effect positive change to Planet Earth. This program will include courses from four different disciplines to include Park Management, Biology, Nutrition, and Business. Possible career options are Regenerative Ag Consultant, Field Organizer, Farm Worker, Soil Advocate, Farm Manager, Conservation Specialist, and Soil Scientist.

Program Requirements (22 units)

Course NumberCourse TitleUnits
BIOL012Introduction to Ecology and Wildlife4 units
BIOL059Climate Change3 units
BUSN015The Entrepreneurial Mindset3 units
NUTR020World Food Customs and Nutrition3 units
PMGT014Conservation of Our Natural Resources3 units
PMGT017Basic Horticulture for Parks3 units
PMGT026Regenerative Agriculture for Parks3 units

Total Certificate Units: 22 units

To be awarded a certificate, a student must:

  1. Complete all the major requirements.
  2. Earn a grade of “C” (or "P") or better for all required courses.

Upon successful completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Discuss the concept of sustainability and how each of us can contribute to maintaining a sustainable way of living.
  • Discuss the concept of regenerative agriculture and how each of us can contribute to maintaining a sustainable way of living.
  • Compare strategies for developing effective food policies to ensure fair and equitable distribution of foods to prevent food insecurity.
  • Identify techniques for cultivating native plants for use in the restoration of public lands.
  • Analyze the effects human activity has on ecosystems and assess the impact of conservation methods on these ecosystems.
  • Describe the impact of entrepreneurs on political change, economic development, lowering of class and gender barriers.
  • Discuss the social, economic, and biological impacts of climate change.
Last Updated 7/19/23