Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Development


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Course Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Service and Development is a flexible program that provide the option to pick a specialized aspect of the agriculture industry. The same basic agriculture courses are requiring but become more centered around the concentration that you choose to follow. There are four concentrations currently offered. Download Course Catalog.

Program Structure:

Course Code First Semester Courses Credit
AGD 101 Principles of Biology (Lab) 5
AGD 102 Introduction to Agriculture and Natural Resource Management 5
AGD 103 Rural Development, Gender, and Society 3
AGD 104 Introduction to University Studies 3
AGD 105 Fundamentals of Communication I 5
AGD 106 Fundamentals of French I or Fundamentals of English 5
TOTAL CREDITS 24
Course Code Second Semester Courses Credits
AGD 111 Rural Sociology, Gender, and Culture 3
AGD 112 Introduction to Geology, Soil and Environmental Sciences 5
AGD 113 Principles of Chemistry (Lab) 5
AGD 114 Fundamentals of Communication II 3
AGD 115 African History 3
AGD 116 principles of Mathematics I 5
TOTAL CREDITS 24
Course Code Third Semester Courses Credit
AGD 201 Introduction to Animal Production and Health 4
AGD 202 Population, Food Security, and Sustainable Development 5
AGD 203 Computer Science 4
AGD 204 Advanced Composition 4
AGD 205 Principles of Mathematics II 4
AGD 206 Introduction to Psychology 4
TOTAL CREDITS 24
Course Code Fourth Semester Courses Credit
AGD 211 Animal Anatomy and Physiology 4
AGD 212 Animal Nutrition and Growth 4
AGD 213 Human Nutrition 4
AGD 214 Agricultural Economics 4
AGD 215 Agriculture Physics and Meteorology 4
AGD 216 Christian Ethics or Comparative Religion 4
TOTAL CREDITS 24
Course Code Fifth Semester Courses Credit
AGD 301 Animal Genetics and Breeding 4
AGD 302 Animal Reproduction and Lactation 4
AGD 303 Entrepreneurship and Microenterprise 4
AGD 304 Environmental and Social Impact Assessment 4
AGD 305 Experimental Design and Statistics 4
AGD 306 Farm Mechanization and Technology 4
TOTAL CREDITS 24
Course Code Sixth Semester Courses Credit
AGD 311 Ruminant Production 4
AGD 312 Swine and Poultry Production 4
AGD 313 Aquaculture and Fisheries 4
AGD 314 Gender Relations in Extension 4
AGD 315 Information Use and Technology 4
AGD 316 Internship and Field Experience 4
TOTAL CREDITS 24
Course Code Seventh Semester Courses Credit
AGD 401 Animal Health and Disease 5
AGD 402 Animal Products and Technology 5
AGD 403 Research Methods and Proposal Development 5
AGD 404 Extension and Food Safety 5
TOTAL CREDITS 20
Course Code Eighth Semester Courses Credit
AGD 411 Non Traditional Animal Production 5
AGD 412 Entrepreneurship 5
AGD 413 Senior Project and Presentation 15
TOTAL CREDITS 30

 

Career Opportunities

Jobs directly related to your degree include:

  • Agricultural consultant
  • Farm manager
  • Fish farm manager
  • Plant breeder/geneticist
  • Rural practice surveyor
  • Soil scientist
  • Animal nutritionist
  • Field trials officer
  • Forest/woodland manager
  • Magazine journalist
  • Newspaper journalist
  • Sales executive
  • Veterinary nurse

 

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