Program Name: Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
School: School of Engineering
Program Duration: 36 months / 3 Years (6 Semesters)
Tution Fee: K18,000.00 (K3,000.00 per semester) - E-learning / Distance Edu.
Exam Fee: K200.00 (Per Semester)
Application Form: K50.00
Registration Fee : K100.00 (Per Semester)
Enrollment Dates: Now Enrolling
Program Requirements: Grade 12 Certificate with atleast 5 credits
Program Description
The Bachelor of Science in Agriculture offers a broad training in the sciences. The focus of this three-year applied degree is on the development of analytical, quantitative, computing and communication skills. Students learn how to apply the knowledge and principles of science to the understanding and management of the production, processing and marketing of agricultural products, and to the management and conservation of our natural resources. Highly regarded skills are gained in the third year of the Bachelor of Science in Agriculture through the completion of a research thesis. All students undertake a rural field trip and 6 months of approved professional experience within an agricultural or horticultural enterprise, natural resource management, agribusiness industry, or a commercial or government organisation active in the field.
Program Outline
YEARSemester Course Outline
YEAR 1 1
Biological Chemistry
Community-Based Monitoring System
Concepts of Biology
Management Information Systems 1
Statistics 1
Business Communication/Communication Skills
YEAR 1 2
Advanced Chemistry
Advanced Physics
Geographical Information Systems
Higher Mathematics 1
YEAR 2 3
Introduction to Agriculture
Introduction to Soil Science
Microeconomics 1
Principles of Animal Production
Principles of Crop Production
Research Methodology
YEAR 2 4
Agricultural Extension Education
Anatomy and Physiology of Farm animals
Farm Management
Principles of Crop Protection
Fish Ecology
Soil Fertilization Technology
YEAR 3 5
Agribusiness Management
Agricultural Economics
Animal Nutrition and Feeds
Fish Nutrition and Feed Technology
Fisheries and Aquaculture
Environmental Monitoring and Impact Assessments
YEAR 3 6
Advanced Agricultural Marketing and Policy
Farm Appraisal and Evaluation
Fish Pathology and Parasitology
Food Security in Developing Country
Pollution control and Mitigation