College of the Extended University

Curriculum

Starting August 20, the curriculum and schedule for SAT will transition from a quarter to a semester-based system. Students will then be required to complete 12-semester units of credit to receive a Certificate of Completion in Sustainable Agriculture Training from the College of the Extended University at Cal Poly Pomona. 

Current advances, issues and future directions in agriculture to ensure the long-term economic prosperity, environmental preservation, and social equity of food, fuel and fiber production.

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A comprehensive introduction to agribusiness fundamentals emphasizing the study of agriculture industries and careers in the contemporary food and agricultural system. Includes various management components and techniques and how they might be applied to organizations within the food and agricultural system. Understanding the management process and being ethically and socially responsible. 

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Group study of a selected well-defined topic or area not covered by a regularly offered course.

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Group study of a selected well-defined topic or area not covered by a regularly offered course.

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Professional agribusiness sales and principles of selling techniques within the food, agricultural, financial and other allied industries. Development of professional selling techniques for business-to-consumer as well as business-to-business with regard for the specific industry, product, service and customer profile. Development of a targeted sales presentation for peer and professional/industry evaluation. Develop the necessary skills to engage in life/career planning, with special emphasis placed on the development of employability and soft skills necessary for success in today’s agribusiness sector and connected industries.

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Individual or group investigation, research, studies, or surveys of selected problems. Proposals to be initiated by student(s) with guidance from faculty. 

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