In order to qualify for a Certificate of Completion from the College of the Extended University at Cal Poly Pomona, the following courses must be completed:
Environmental aspects of American agricultural systems and the future of regulatory measures to ensure long term prosperity in food and fiber production.
A comprehensive overview of management fundamentals emphasizing the study of management and business organizations in the contemporary food and agricultural system. Includes various management theories, approaches and techniques and how they might be applied to organizations within the food and agricultural system. The conflict between organizational and personal values will also be covered.
Group study of Soil Science and IPM.
Group study of Hydroponic Systems and Practices.
Seminar on special problems encountered in food and agribusiness management with an emphasis on the food consumer. Economic, social, cultural and demographic factors influencing consumer behavior and consumption patterns covered. Market surveillance techniques used by managers will also be discussed.
Individual or group investigation, research, studies or surveys of selected problems.