Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources CTE Cluster

Our Career and Technical Education (CTE) Pathways in the Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources CTE Cluster lead to a credential for employment (certificate, diploma, or degree).

Prepare for a career in planning, production, processing, management, distribution, and marketing of agricultural products, including food, plants, animals, fabrics, wood, and crops.

Available Pathways

Classes are offered at our college campuses in Monroe and Polkton and online. Some classes may be offered at your local high school. Classes are organized into pathways and align with the K-12 curriculum and Career and College Ready Standards adopted by the State Board of Education.

The following CTE pathways are available to eligible high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and
seniors.

BASIC AGRIBUSINESS CERTIFICATE (C15100PB)

Course Credits Prerequisites Semester offered (SPCC Campus)
AGR 170: Soil Science 3 None Fall
AGR 212: Farm Business Management 3 None Fall
AGR 262: Weed ID and Control 3 None Spring
ANS 110: Animal Science 3 None Fall
Total Credits 12

INTRODUCTION TO AGRIBUSINESS CERTIFICATE (C15100PA)

Course Credits Prerequisites Semester offered (SPCC Campus)
AGR 139: Intro to Sustainable Agriculture 3 None Fall
AGR 140: Agricultural Chemicals 3 None Fall
AGR 170: Soil Science 3 None Fall
ANS 110: Animal Science 3 None Fall
BUS 110: Introduction to Business (T) 3 None Fall
BUS 137: Principles of Management (T) 3 None Fall
Total Credits 18
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