DEGREES OFFERED

  • ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE IN AGRICULTURE BUSINESS FOR TRANSFER DEGREE
  • AGRICULTURE BUSINESS —ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE DEGREE
  • AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION—ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE DEGREE

 

CERTIFICATES OFFERED

  • CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT
  • AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION—CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT
  • AGRICULTURE BUSINESS—CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT

 

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

  • Ag Ambassadors Scholarship
  • Ag Institute Scholarship
  • Hartnell Scholarships
  • Tanimura Family Foundation (CSUMB transfer students only)

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Courses in agricultural business and technology provide students with skills valuable to businesses within the Central Coast produce industry or with one of the numerous companies providing support services and products. Many of the courses are fully transferable to the California State University and University of California systems. Internships and work experience are an important part of the program, providing students with experience and contacts in the local produce industry.Many local employees started their career paths in the agriculture program at Hartnell College. The hands-on, practical approach helps students to find opportunities in a wide range of industry positions: product managers, quality control supervisors, food safety managers, produce sales, supplies and services sales, horticultural technicians in greenhouses, laboratory assistants, growers, labor contractors, pest control advisors, etc. Come find your future in the dynamic industry of agriculture!

 

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion of the Agriculture program, a student should be able to:

• Demonstrate problem-solving techniques and critical thinking skills while engaged in job situations.

• Prepare and deliver business documents and use math skills in appropriate form, format, and language essential for career success in an agriculture business setting.

• Demonstrate professional and personal development of work habits and safety practices.

 

 

 

Enroll TODAY! And Apply for Admission Online

 

For admission questions:

Contact our Enrollment Service Specialist Imelda Suarez

Email: isuarez@hartnell.edu

Direct: 831-759-6093

Address: 1752 E Alisal  Salinas Ca, 93905 

Who To Contact

  • Dr. Steven Triano
    Agricultural Business Technology
    striano@hartnell.edu
    Phone: 831-755-6961
    Building: Alisal Campus - Building C
    Office: C-101
    1752 E. Alisal Street, Salinas, CA 93905
  • Emily Rustad
    Instructor (ABT)
    erustad@hartnell.edu
    Phone: 755-6850
  • Clint Cowden
    Dean of Career Technical Education & Workforce Development
    ccowden@hartnell.edu
    Phone: 831-755-6965
    Building: Hartnell College Alisal Campus
    Office: AC-A103
    1752 E. Alisal Street, Salinas, CA 93905

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