UNIMAK BSc in Agriculture and Food Sciences Course

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UNIMAK BSc in Agriculture and Food Sciences Course

UNIMAK BSc in Agriculture and Food Sciences Course – see details below:

FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SCIENCES

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SCIENCES

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

(4 years in total): 5 WASSCE or G.C.E. ‘O’ Levels of which at least 2 must be science subjects relating to the course of study and Diplo- ma in Agriculture from a recognised institution.

COURSE STRUCTURE

Bachelor of Arts (4 years in total)

FIRST YEAR

1st SEMESTER

2nd SEMESTER

University Studies

University Studies

Communication Skills I

Communication Skills I

Mathematics

Introduction to Computer Studies

Social Research

Phenomenology of Religion

Fundamental Ethics

General and Inorganic Chemistry

Animal Anatomy and Physiology

Agro-ecology

Agricultural Biology and Botany

Physics

SECOND YEAR

1st SEMESTER

2nd SEMESTER

Communication Skills II

Communication Skills II

Integral Development of humankind

Logic and Critical Thinking

Agricultural Genetics

Herbaceous Crops Cultivation

Agricultural Economics and Statistics

Soil biochemistry and fertility

Organic Chemistry

Agricultural Microbiology

Zootechnics and Animal Husbandry

Farm Structures

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THIRD YEAR

1st SEMESTER

2nd SEMESTER

Communication Skills III

Communication Skills III

Farm Management

Agricultural Laws, Rules, and Regulations

Tree Crops Cultivation

Renewable Energy Sources

Agricultural Entomology

Food/Feed Chemical Analysis

Plant Pathology

Food/Feed Microbiology Analysis

Agricultural Machinery and Farm Equipment

FOURTH YEAR

1st SEMESTER

2nd SEMESTER

Water Resources Planning and Management

Human Nutrition

Agricultural Policy

Food Integrated Pest Management

Poultry Management, Small Ruminants, and Fish Farming

Food Processing and Agro-Industries

Rural Landscape Planning and Design

Thesis Activities

Project planning and management

Each foundation course module includes 2 credit hours of instruction and students are expected to undertake an additional 45 hours guided study in preparation for presentations and the module assignment. In addition, towards the end of years two (2) and four (4) students submit a dissertation (supervised by a lecturer in the department) on a topic of the student’s choice, related to a broad area within their programme of study.

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