Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources

Do you enjoy working with plants and animals? Interested in working to conserve natural resources or protect the environment? This cluster includes careers in the planning, production, processing, management, distribution, and marketing of agricultural products, including food, plants, animals, fabrics, wood, and crops.

Agricultural Systems Technology

The Agricultural Systems Technology program prepares individuals to maintain and repair specialized farm, ranch, and agribusiness power equipment and vehicles.
Degrees & Pathways
  • AAS - Associate in Applied Science
  • Diploma
Financial Aid
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Baking and Pastry Arts

This curriculum is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge required for employment in the baking/pastry industry, including restaurants, hotels, independent bakeries/pastry shops, wholesale/retail markets, and high-volume bakeries, and/or further academic studies.
Degrees & Pathways
  • AAS - Associate in Applied Science
  • Diploma
  • Certificates
Financial Aid
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Craft Beer Brewing - Pre-Apprenticeship

Craft beer brewing is on the rise. This course will help prepare students for entry-level work in craft breweries, and will involve hands-on training at various Wake County breweries.
Degrees & Pathways
  • Certificates
Financial Aid
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Culinary Arts

The Culinary Arts curriculum provides specific training required to prepare students to assume positions as trained culinary professionals in a variety of food service settings including full service restaurants, hotels, resorts, clubs, catering operations, etc.
Degrees & Pathways
  • AAS - Associate in Applied Science
  • Diploma
  • Certificates
Financial Aid
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Mission Critical Operations

This curriculum program is a response to industry demand for a mission critical workforce. It will train students in infrastructure development and maintenance, information security, mission critical communications, and emergency operations.
Degrees & Pathways
  • AAS - Associate in Applied Science
  • Certificates
Financial Aid
Yes, learn more