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  Dec 17, 2017
 
 
    
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Biology, Pest Control Adviser Certificate Program - 42 units


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The Pest Control Adviser certificate program provides the 42 units of academic coursework necessary for students to qualify for the Pest Control Adviser examination offered by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation.  Students earning a BA/BS in Biology can incorporate all but seven of these units as part of the lower and upper division requirements in the major or from required supporting courses in chemistry.  The remaining units, Integrated Pest Management (BIOL 472) and Advanced Topics in Production Systems (BIOL 474), will be offered through Extended University’s Special Sessions.  The Certificate shall be awarded through Extended University’s Special Sessions.

Prerequisites: Previously earned degree in the natural sciences or current enrollment in BA/BS in Biology.  Non-matriculated students with at least two years of relevant work experience in agriculture can be admitted directly into the certificate program and may enroll with permission of instructor. Some electives have prerequisites (see course descriptions). 

In consultation with Certificate Program Adviser, select a total of 42 units from among the following:

B. Crop Health


Take a minimum of nine units from among the following courses:

C. Pest Management Systems and Methods


Take a minimum of six units from among the following courses:

D. Production Systems


Take a minimum of six units from among the following courses:

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