Academy of Agritechnology at Land O’ Lakes High School

Mission

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competencybased applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources career cluster.

This CTE program is a planned sequence of courses consisting of:

For students pursuing Agritechnology

  • Ag Science Foundation
  • Agritechnology 1
  • Agritechnology 2
  • 4th year relative science, or Agricultural Biotechnology 2

For students pursuing Animal Biotechnology

  • Ag Science Foundation
  • Agricultural Biotechnology 2
  • Animal Biotechnology 3
  • 4th year relative science,externship, or other year 3 course (Ag Bio 3)

For students pursuing Agriculture Biotechnology

  • Ag Science Foundation
  • Agricultural Biotechnology 2
  • Agriculture Biotechnology 3
  • 4th year relative science,externship, or other year 3 course (Animal Bio 3)

Industry Recognized Certifications

Agritechnology Certification

The Agriculture Technician is trained in Agricultural safety Environmental resource conservation and management, Plant growth and reproduction; including fertilization, irrigation and pest control, Animal systems and livestock management; including health and reproduction, Agricultural machinery and facility maintenance and operations, Agribusiness marketing and finance concepts and Mathematics and physical science skills.

Career Academies… The Right Choice 

Career Academies prepare students to meet the demands of a changing workforce while providing the opportunity for successful high school graduation, gainful employment, post secondary education, and industry recognized certification.

Land O’ Lakes High School

Phone: (813) 794-9400

Website: http://lolhs.pasco.k12.fl.us/