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Academic Subject Certificate in Community Food Security

Community Food Security Academic Subject Certificate, 16 credits

You’ll learn about the operation of a certified organic farm and the sale of products grown on the farm in this introduction to the national and international Community Food Security movement. The certificate provides you with the skills for growing foods organically, preparing farm products for sale to restaurants and markets, and providing educational activities to elementary, middle and high school students. You’ll learn about Hawaiian culture, plants, nutrition, the environment and agriculture. With this foundation, you’ll be able to pursue degrees in a variety of areas, including environmental resources, education, nutrition, culinary arts, and business.


Updated for 2013-2014



Course Alpha

Course Title


SOC 151

Intro to Sociology of Food
(formerly GEOG 197)


AG 112

Introduction to Organic Agriculture


MGT 135

or FSHN 100

Agriculture Entrepreneurship (3)
(formerly MGT 197)
Concepts in Nutritional Science (3)
(formerly FSHN 185 prior to Fall 2010)


SOC 297

Advanced Issues in Sociology of Food (formerly GEOG 297)


HWST 107

Hawai‘i: Center of the Pacific



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