Course Modules

                                       STANDARD FIVE YEAR PROGRAMME

 

                                                      First Year

First Semester

 

Course Code                                   Course Title                                                                Units

 

Major Courses (Elective)

SSL            101               Introduction to Land and Soil Resources                             2

CAB           161              Introduction to Agro-Biotechnology                                       2

AEX           101             Philosophy and Principles of Agricultural Extension       2

AEC           101             Introduction to Agricultural Economics I                             2

ANS           101            Introduction to Animal Science and Animal Genetics      2

Required Ancillary Courses

 

AGR         101                           Biomathematics                                                                               2

CHEM     101                          Basic Principles of Chemistry I                                                     2

CHEM     171                          Basic Practical Chemistry                                                              2

BIO           151                         General Biology I                                                                            3

MTH         111                         Elementary Mathematics I                                                          3

 

General Studies Courses

GSP           101                          Use of English I                                                                            2

GSP           201                          Social Sciences                                                                             2

 

Total                                                                                                               18                                                                                                                                                 

Second Semester

Major Courses

SSL             104                     Introduction to Rural and Urban Land Management            2

AGR           102                       Agricultural Physics                                                                     4

Required Ancillary Courses

 

CHEM       112                         Basic Principles of Chemistry II                                             2

CHEM       122                       Basic Principles of (Physical) Chemistry III                         2

BIO             152                        General Biology II                                                                   3

BIO             154                        General Biology (Practical)                                                   2

 

General Studies Courses

GSP             102                       Use of English     II                                                               2

GSP               202                      Issues in Peace and Conflict Resolution Studies          2                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Total                                                                                                                                19

 

 

                                                                 SECOND YEAR

 

First Semester

Course Code                                          Course Title                                                  Units

Major Courses

 

SSL             201                       Principles of Soil Science                                                          2

 

SSL             211                         Rural and Urban Land Inventory by

GIS Techniques and Management                                       2

 

SSL             241                       Climatology and Climate Change                                          2

 

 

Required Ancillary Courses

AGR          201            General Agriculture                                                                                3

ANS          241                Nutrition, Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals                2

CSC             221            Crop Anatomy, Taxonomy and Physiology                                    2

HSN             201           Introduction to Home Science                                                         2

CSC             201            Principles of Forestry                                                                         2

COS              101          Introductory to Computer Science                                                  2

General Studies Courses

GPS               207            Humanities I                                                                                 2

   Total                                                                                                                             21

                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Second Semester

 

Major Courses

SSL             242             Biogeography and Land Resources                                      2

 

Required Ancillary Courses

AGE         202                   Principles of Agricultural Economics                              4

AGE         212                   Enterpreneurship I                                                             2

ANS         222                     Introduction to Agricultural Biochemistry                  2

ANSC     272                     Fisheries & Wildlife Production                                     2

ANS         274                    Principles of Animal Production                                   2

CSC         222                 Principles of Crop Production                                          2

FST         102        Introduction to Food Science and Technology                       2

 

General Studies Courses

GSP               208   Humanities II                                                                            2

 

Total                                                                                                         20                                                                                                            

 

THIRD YEAR

 

First Semester

 

Course Code                                                 Course Title                                                Units

 

Major Courses

SSL          311                       Land Classification and Evaluation                                                      2

SSL             321                       Pedology                                                                                                 3

 

Required Ancillary Courses

AGE           301                        Basic Farm Management and Production Economics                3

AGX         311                       Introduction to Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology       2

ANS          371                     Non-ruminant Animals Production                                                   2

CSC           321                    Arable Crop Production                                                                        2

CSC           331                     Principles of Crop Protection                                                             2

COS          201                       Computer Programming I

      Total                                                                                                                                     18                                

 

Second Semester

 

Major Courses

 

SSL         362                      Soil Chemistry and Micro-Biology                                          2

 

Required Ancillary Courses

AGR       302                       Agricultural Statistics and Data Processing                         2

AGE       312                       Enterpreneurship II                                                                  2

AGX       312                       Extension Teaching Method                                                   2

ANS         322                       Agricultural Biochemistry and Methods                             2

ANS         332                       Animal Genetics and Breeding                                             2

ANS         372                     Ruminant Animals Production                                               2

CSC         322                     Crop Genetics and Breeding

2

CSC         342                     Permanent Crops Production                                                 2

ABE         304                       Introductions to Farm Machinery                                      2

Total                                                                                                                        20                                                                                                                                  

FOURTH YEAR (FARM YEAR)

 

First Semester

Course Code                                   Course Title                                                           Units

 

Major Courses

SSL     411                     Digital Land Map Prod. For Land Use Management                   2

SSL     431                   Farm Design, Survey & Land Use Planning                                    2

SSL     441                    Agricultural Meteorology, Irrigation and Drainage                    2

Required Ancillary Courses

 

AGR               401         Agricultural Product Storage                                                         2

 

ANS               471         Animals Husbandry Techniques (Cattle, Sheep Goat,

Poultry, Pigs, Rabbit)                                                                     3

 

CSC             421       Crop Production Techniques(Permanent, Arable, Horticultural,

etc.)                                                                                                      4

 

CSC             431       Crop Protection and Pest Control                                                   2

 

Total                                                                                                                         17                                                                                                

 

Second Semester

 

Major Courses

 

SSL             412        Management of Wastes through Land Application                       2

SSL             462        Soil Fertility, Soil and Water Management                                   2

Required Ancillary Courses

 

AGR         402           Farm Work Project and Report Writing                                      6

 

ABE         401           Agricultural Engineering Practical                                               2

 

AGE         422          Farm Management and Accounting Practice                             2

 

AGX     412           Extension Practice                                                                             2

 

FVM       443           Animals Health Management

Total                                                                                                                   18

 

 

 

 

 

FIFTH YEAR

First Semester

 

Course Code                                                  Course Title                                               Units

 

Major Courses

SSL                 511                             Qualitative and Quantitative Land Management         2

SSL              521                            Soil Genesis and Classification                                            2

SSL               531                            Soil Survey and Land Use Planning                                  2

SSL               541                            Soil Physics                                                                            2

SSL               551                           Soil Conservation and Land Management

SSL                561                            Soil Chemistry, Microbiology and Bio-remediation   2

SSL               562                            Soil and Plant Analysis                                                     2

 

Required Ancillary Courses

 

CSC               541                              Vegetable Crops                                                              2

CSC               521                               Field Crops                                                                     2

CSC               511                                Field Experimentation                                               2

 

Elective

CSC              531                               Plant Protection                                                           2

SSL              581                                 Seminar

Total                                                                                                                             23          

 

Second Semester

 

Major Courses

SSL           512                                Land Use Survey and Management                            2

SSL           543                                 Principles of Irrigation and Drainage                       2

SSL           563                                 Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition                              2

SSL          572                                 Soil Biology and Biochemistry                                   2

SSL           581                                 Seminar                                                                         1

SSL           590                               Special Project                                                             4

 

Required Ancillary Courses

CSC         544                                  Plantation Crops                                                         2

CSC         522                                  Forage and Fodder Crop Production                      2

CSC         523                                  Plant Breeding (Including Seed Production)       2

 

(Choose one Course below)

CSC         534                                  Weed Sciences                                                             2

CSC         544                                   Post Harvest Physiology and Product Storage    2


Total                                                                                                                                   21