Integrated pest management plays a key role in today's agriculture. This certificate is comprised of 15 credits (5 three-credit courses) and is designed
to help producers and agri-service personnel to identify and assess pests in the
field and prepare students for entry-level pest scout positions.
B.C. secondary school graduation or equivalent, or minimum 19 years of age
before first day of class.
Applicants must meet the Entry-level English language proficiency requirement. For details on how this requirement may be met, see the English language proficiency requirement section of the calendar.
Admission to the Agriculture Technology department. Some courses have
prerequisites. Prospective students are encouraged to meet with the Agriculture
Technology department before applying to the program.
Proof of B.C. secondary school graduation or equivalent.
When to apply
are accepted on a continuous basis throughout the year. Qualified applicants are
considered for the next intake in which there is space. See Continuous application process
for more information.
Canada Education Park (CEP) campus. Some courses may be available online.
Some courses have prerequisites. Prospective students are advised to meet with the Agriculture
Technology department before commencing the program.
Pest Biology and
Soils and Soil Fertility
in Pest Management
One approved UFV
Agriculture course, chosen from a Production certificate or Agriculture
Technology diploma program
Students enrolled in undergraduate courses (courses numbered 100 or above) must maintain an undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 2.00 to remain enrolled in Good Academic Standing at UFV.
Students in Good Academic Standing will have no registration limits placed on them. Failure to meet the minimum CGPA requirement will result in restrictions on registration and may eventually lead to academic suspension from undergraduate studies at UFV. Students on Academic Warning or Academic Probation are limited to registering in 10 credits. For further details, see the Academic standing and undergraduate continuance section of the academic calendar. Academic standing is governed by UFV’s Undergraduate Continuance policy (92).
Students must complete at least 50% of credits required in the certificate at UFV.
A minimum GPA of 2.0 in all courses is required in the program.