Plant Science

Reedley College is located within the heart of the San Joaquin Valley; one of the richest and most diverse agricultural regions in the country. Our Plant Science program can provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to become a successful horticulturist. Each class is designed to provide hands-on experience in commercial grape, vegetable, and tree fruit production throughout practical farm laboratory experience. The curriculum transfers directly to major State Colleges and Universities.

Educational facilities include a 300-acre school farm, 800-acre school forest laboratory at Sequoia Lake, computer laboratory, commercial sheep and beef herds, indoor/outdoor arena, livestock pavilion, student horse boarding facility, swine facility, greenhouses, wholesale nursery, arboretum park, field growing area, vineyard, community garden, and campus woodlots.

Plant Science AST

Plant and Soil Science (AS)

Irrigation, Fertility & Pest Management Technician (CA)

Production Agriculture Technician (CA)


  • Orchard Operations
  • Soils
  • Intro to Plant Science
  • Farm Management
  • Construction Skills
  • General Viticulture
  • Irrigation
  • Insects, Disease, and Weeds
  • Ag Computers
  • Equipment Operation

Career Opportunities

  • Viticulturist
  • Orchard Manager
  • Fruit Sales
  • Pest Control Adviser
  • Soil Science
  • Entomologist
  • Food Scientist
  • Irrigation Design
  • Irrigation Management
  • Ranch Owner