This 28-credit certificate focuses expertise needed "to assess, design, operate, and manage agriculture systems appropriate for urban environments - including vertical, rooftop, hydroponic, and aquaponic systems. This certificate may be combined with the Urban Agriculture: Crop Production certificate to complete the 41.5 credit Urban Agriculture Systems certificate."
This 28-credit certificate focuses expertise needed "to cultivate urban food crops for year-round organic production and seasonal harvests in the maritime climate of the Puget Sound bioregion. This certificate may be combined with the Urban Agriculture: Whole Systems certificate to complete the 41-credit Urban Agriculture Systems certificate."
This 41.5-credit "certificate provides a theoretical foundation in urban agriculture through the study of sustainability principles, ecology in agricultural systems, and plant and soil sciences. There is also a combined focus on the knowledge, skills, and techniques in urban crop production and whole systems. " It requires a crop production specialty component in cultivating urban food crops for year-round organic production and a whole systems specialty component on the design, operation and management of systems in urban environments.
"The Certificate in Organic Agriculture is an 18-credit undergraduate program that can be taken along with a major in another field, or as a stand-alone educational experience. The certificate is ideal for professionals working in agriculture or related fields who require in-depth knowledge of organic systems, those wanting to pursue a career in organic agriculture, anyone interested in beginning a community supported agriculture (CSA) enterprise, home gardeners, as well as current WSU students in other majors at WSU with an interest in organic agriculture."