SUA1 Sustainable Urban Agriculture Technician, Technical Certificate of Credit

Offered at the Griffin Campus

Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring
Minimum Length of Program: 2 terms
Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 19

Program Description

This program prepares the student for a career in sustainable, small scale food production that integrates economic profitability and environmental stewardship. Courses provide hands-on experience in the fundamentals of plant production and marketing, giving the student a complete knowledge of the sustainable farmer's market system.

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • High school diploma or GED are NOT required

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.

Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

Completion time: Minimum of two terms (Full time schedule is not available for this program due to the seasonal requirements for certain courses.)

Contact Us

Dr. Bethany Harris, Program Coordinator/Instructor


Phone: (770) 412-5731

Program Courses

First Term

HORT 1100Introduction to Sustainable Agriculture


HORT 1140Horticulture Business Management


HORT 1410Soils


Second Term

HORT 1110Small Scale Food Production


HORT 1080Pest Management