Agriculture is the science or practice of farming, including cultivation of soil for growing crops and raising animals to provide food and other products.
Agriculture is a vital component of our local, state, and national economies and offers exciting employment opportunities. In addition to the production of a wide range of valuable agricultural commodities, the Sacramento region is home to numerous multinational agricultural corporations and statewide governmental agencies. It is also a center for international agricultural trade and commerce.
General agriculture students:
Welding encompasses study in electrical, metallurgy, chemistry, physics, design, and mechanical engineering.
Our Welding programs are designed for students seeking employment or advancing employment in welding fabrication and industrial repairs. Current job statistics show a long-term and growing industry demand for skilled welders with very good pay for those with experience.
The Welding program at Cosumnes River College specializes in welding training to meet current Welding Code Standards for Welder Operator Qualification. In addition, students are introduced to Cal-OSHA and Fed-OSHA safety standards and current industry welding procedures for the purpose of competitive employment. All welding graduates have the opportunity to become certified welders and/or certified forklift operators, and possess the Ten Hour OSHA Construction Safety Card.
Welding skills are also useful in conjunction with other technology areas such as: