• Overview
  • Programme Structure
  • Admission Requirements
  • Fees & Scholarships

The Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources offers a 3-year undergraduate programme leading to the award of either a general or honours Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree in Agriculture and Natural Resources. The programme is offered on a full time basis or as a weekend programme. The Weekend programme is specially designed for those already working in the field of Agriculture.


Areas of specialization in the (B.Sc.) degree in Agriculture and Natural Resources are Animal Production, Crop Production, Horticulture and Irrigation and Water Management.

Year  One : Semester 1
HAS 100 Introduction to African Studies, HIT 100 Introduction to Information Technology, HESL 111 English as a Second Language I or HFR 111 French for Beginners I or HPO 111 Portuguese for Beginners I, ACP 101 Introduction to Soil Science, AAE 101 Introduction to Agricultural Engineering, ACP 103 Practical Agriculture I, HCS 101 Communication Skills I.

Year One: Semester 2
HESL 112 English as a Second Language II or HFR 112 French for Beginners II or HPO 112 Portuguese for Beginners II, MAC 101 Foundations of Accounting, AEC 101 Introduction to Agricultural Economics, AAS 101 Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, ACP 102 Agricultural Botany and Plant Physiology, HCS 102 Communication Skills II.


Year Two    Animal Production, Crop Production, Food and Human Nutrition, Horticulture and, Irrigation and Water Management Options


Semester 1
TEV 200 Ethics and Christian Values, AAS 202 Animal Production, AAE 201 Farm Power and Machinery. AAS 201 Agricultural Biochemistry. ACP 209 Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition. ACP 202 Biometry, ACP 201 Crop Physiology. ACP 207 Genetics and Biotechnology.
 
Semester 2
ACP 203 Principles of Crop Production. AEC 201 Introduction to Agribusiness Management, ANR 201 Environmental Science and Pollution. ANR 202 Introduction to Natural Resource Management, ACP 204 Research Methods, ACP 205 Practical Agriculture II, ACP 206 Ecology, AEC 202 Agricultural Education and Extension. 10 weeks Attachment during long vacation.


Year Two    Forestry and Wildlife Management Options

Semester 1
TEV 200 Ethics and Christian Values, AAS 202 Animal Production, ACP 207 Genetics and Biotechnology, AAS 201 Agricultural Biochemistry, ACP 202 Biometry, ACP 209 Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition. ACP 201 Crop Physiology, AFR 201 Taxonomy and Forestry Dendrology
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Semester 2
AEC 201 Introduction to Agribusiness Management, ACP 206 Ecology, ACP 204 Research Methods, ANR 201 Environmental Science and Pollution, ANR 202 Introduction to Natural Resource Management, ACP 205 Practical Agriculture II. 10 weeks Attachment during long vacation.
 

Year Three    Crop Production Option


Semester 1
AEC 301 Farm Management and Farm Planning, AAE 302 Irrigation Water Management, ACP 303 Entomology, ACP 302 Soil Biology, ACP 305 Plant Breeding Methods and Biotechnology, AHC 301 Introduction to Horticulture, ACP 308 Agroforestry.

Semester 2
AAE 301 Agricultural Processing and Technology, AEC 307 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development in Agriculture, ACP 304 Plant Pathology, ACP 306 Seed Science and Technology, ACP 307 Field Crop Production,  ACP 300 Research Project.


Year Three  Horticulture Option


Semester 1
AEC 301 Farm Management and Farm Planning, AAE 302 Irrigation Water Management , ACP 303 Entomology, ACP 305 Plant Breeding Methods and Biotechnology, AHC 302 Vegetable Production, AHC 303 Harvesting and Postharvest Techniques, AHC 304 Fruit Production.

Semester 2
AAE 301 Agricultural Processing and Technology, AEC 307 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development in Agriculture, ACP 304 Plant Pathology, ACP 306 Seed Science and Technology, AHC 305 Floriculture and Principles of Landscaping, AHC 300 Research Project.


Year Three   Animal Production Option

Semester 1
AEC 301 Farm Management and Farm Planning, AAE 302 Irrigation Water Management, AAS 302 Ruminant Animal Production, AAS 303 Non-Ruminant  Animal Production, AAS 301 Applied Animal Nutrition, AAS 304 Pasture and Range Management, ACP 308 Agroforestry.
 
Semester 2
AAE 301 Agricultural Processing and Technology, AEC 307 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development in Agriculture,  AAS 305 Animal Health,  AAS 306 Animal Breeding, AAS 307 Dairy Management, ANR 301 Economics and Utilization of Natural Resources. AAS 300 Research Project.


Year Three    Wildlife Management Option

Semester 1
ANR 302 Conservation Biology, AAE 302 Irrigation Water Management, AWL 304 Freshwater Ecology and Fisheries Management, AWL 301 Wildlife Population Dynamics, AWL 302 Wildlife Ecology and Management, ANR 304 GIS,  AWL 303 Range Ecology and Management, ANR 305 Environmental Impact Assessment
 
Semester 2
AEC 307 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development in Agriculture, ANR 303 Remote Sensing in Natural Resources Management, AAS 306 Animal Breeding, AFR 301 Forest Resources Management,  ANR 301 Economics and Utilisation of Natural Resources, AWL 305 Ecotourism and Hospitality Management. AWL 300 Research Project.


Year Three    Forestry Option

Semester 1
ANR 302 Conservation Biology, AFR 302 Tropical Forest Ecology and Silviculture, ANR 303 Remote Sensing in Natural Resources Management, AFR 303 Nursery Management, AFR 304 Forest Resources Assessment, AFR 305 Forestry Legislation, ANR 304 GIS.
 
Semester 2
AFR 306 Social Forestry and Extension,  AFR 307 Timber Harvesting and Road Engineering,  AWL 305 Ecotourism and Hospitality Management, AFR 301 Forest Resources Management, AFR 308 Processing of Forestry Products, AFR 300 Research Project.


Year Three    Irrigation and Water Management Option


Semester 1
AEC 301 Farm Management and Farm Planning, AEC 302 Project appraisal and evaluation, AAE 303 Fluid mechanics, AAE 304 Hydrology, AAE 305 Introduction to land surveying, AAE 306 Engineering drawing.

Semester 2
 AAE 301 Agricultural Processing and Technology, MMS 401 Entrepreneurship and Small business development, AE 307 irrigation Systems design, AAE302 Irrigation water management, AAE 308 Environmental engineering, AAE 300 Research Project.

To be admitted to the Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources, candidates must possess:

  1. Passes with credit in at least five GCE Ordinary Level subjects chosen from each of the following five categories:
        i.    English Language,
        ii.   Chemistry/Physical Science/Physics with Chemistry/Physics,
        iii.   Biology/Rural Biology/Zoology/Botany/Agriculture,
        iv.   Mathematics/Applied Mathematics/Pure Mathematics/Applied Statistics,
        v.    Environmental Studies/ Geography/ Economic Geography/ Economics/ Commerce/ Accounts/ French/ Portuguese,


    AND
       

    At least two GCE Advanced Level/High School or equivalent passes chosen from any two of the following three categories;
        i.    Biology/Botany/Zoology/Agriculture,
        ii.    Chemistry (A pass at Advanced Level in Chemistry will normally be an advantage).
        iii.    Physics/Mathematics/Geography/Economics.

        With respect to High School, it is expected that a candidate would have spent 13 -14 years of school from Primary.

        OR

  2. A Two-Year Diploma (with Credit) in Agriculture after “A” level  or a Three Year Diploma (with Credit) after “O” level, in related fields (e.g., Horticulture/Wildlife Management/Natural Resources/Fisheries/Forestry/Beekeeping/Animal Health) recognised by Africa University Senate.

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