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Windward Community College is sowing the seeds for students who want to engage in small-scale farming in Hawai‘i. Sustainable agriculture integrate long-term environmental stability with economic profitability in a way that focuses on stewardship of both human and physical resources.


Upon completion of the Certificate of Competence in Sustainable Agriculture, the student will be able to:

  • Evaluate sustainable farming systems and business plans
  • Determine the sustainable farming system suited for a specific location in Hawai‘i
  • Recommend cultural practices, solve problems and cultivate horticultural crops in a sustainable manner based on sound biological and technological principles


Total cost for the Information Security Specialist Certificate is approximately $1,597.*

*‘Ao kahi scholarships are available to students who qualify.


Course: TitleCredits
AG 120: Plant Science3
AG 170: Introduction to Aquaponics4
AG 202: Agriculture, Environment, and Society3
AG 192V: Special Topics in Agriculture1–4
BUS 122B: Introduction to Entrepreneurship: Sustainable Agriculture3
IS 201: The Ahupua‘a3