Animal Science & Technology Department

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LIST OF COURSES TAKEN IN THE UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMME

YEAR 1: HARMATTAN  SEMESTER

Course Code

Course / Subject

L

T

P

Unit

GST 101

Use of English                      I

1

1

0

2

GST 103

Humanities; Philosophy and Logic

1

0

0

1

MTH 101

Elementary Mathematics     I

3

1

0

4

PHY 101

General Physics                  I

3

0

1

4

CHM 101

General Chemistry              I

3

0

1

4

BIO 101

Biology for Agricultural and Biological Science. I

2

0

1

3

ENG 101

Workshop Practice              I

0

0

1

1

ENG 103

Engineering Drawing I

0

0

1

1

IGB 101

Igbo

1

0

0

1

FRN 101

French

1

0

0

1

 

Total

 

 

 

21

 

 RAIN SEMESTER                                                                  

GST 110

History and Philosophy of Science

1

1

0

2

GST 102

Use of English II

1

1

0

2

GST 108

Polity and Economy of Nigeria

1

0

0

1

MTH 102

Elementary Mathematics    II

3

1

0

4

PHY 102

General Physics                 II

3

0

1

4

CHM 102

General Chemistry             II

3

0

1

4

BIO 102

Biology for Agric and Biological Science. II

2

0

0

2

ENG 102

Workshop Practice         II     

0

0

1

1

IGB 101

Igbo

1

0

0

1

FRN 101

French

1

0

0

1

 

Total

 

 

 

21

 

YEAR 2

HARMATTAN SEMESTER

Course Code

Course / Subject

L

T

P

Unit

AGR 203

Introduction to Agriculture

1

0

0

1

AGR 205

Agricultural Chemistry

1

0

1

2

AGR 207

Agricultural Biotechnology

1

0

1

2

AST 201

Principles of  Animal Production 1

1

0

1

2

AEX 201

Introduction to Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology

2

0

0

2

CSC 201

Computers and Applications I

2

1

1

4

STA 211

Statistics

2

1

0

3

CST 201

Crop Anatomy, Taxonomy and Physiology

1

0

1

2

 

Total

 

 

 

19

 

RAIN  SEMESTER

 

 

 

 

AGR 202

Farm Practice I

1

0

0

1

AGR 204

Agricultural Biochemistry

1

0

1

2

AST 202

Principles of Animal Production II

1

0

1

2

CST 202

Tree and vegetable crop production

1

0

0

2

CST 204

Field crop production

1

0

0

2

CST 206

Agro-climatology and Biogeography

1

0

1

2

SST 202

Principles of Soil Science

1

0

1

2

AEC 202

Principles of Micro and Macro Economics

2

0

0

2

FAT 202

Introduction to Fisheries and Aquaculture

1

0

0

2

FWT 202

Principle of Forestry Research and Wildlife Management

1

0

1

2

SIW 200

Industrial Attachment

 0

 0

 2

 2

 

Total

 

 

 

21

 

YEAR 3

HARMATTAN SEMESTER

Course Code

Course / Subject

L

T

P

Unit

AGR 301

Farm Practice II

0

0

1

1

AGR 303

Agricultural Genetics

1

0

1

2

AST 301

Introduction to Tropical Animal Health

1

0

1

2

AEC 301

Farm Management

1

0

1

2

AEC 303

Agricultural Marketing and Cooperative

2

0

0

2

CST 301

Crop diseases and their control

1

1

0

2

SST 301

Soil Chemistry & Fertility

1

0

1

2

AGE 301

Farm Planning & Structures

1

0

1

2

AEX 301

Community Agricultural Extension

1

0

1

2

ENS 301

Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Innovation

2

0

0

2

 

Total

 

 

 

19

RAIN  SEMESTER

 

 

 

 

AGR 302

Farm Practice III

0

0

1

1

AGR 304

Agricultural Statistics and Biometry

1

0

1

2

AST 302

Introduction to Animal Nutrition and Feeding

1

0

1

2

AGE 202

Agricultural Machinery and Mechanization 

1

0

2

3

CST 302

Crop pests and their control

2

0

1

2

SST 302

Soil and water management

3

0

0

2

AGR 306

Processing and Storage of Agricultural Food Products

2

0

1

2

AEX 302

Introduction to Rural Sociology

2

0

0

2

ENS 302

Business Creation, Growth and Corporate Governance

2

0

0

2

AGR 308

Geography Information Systems in Agriculture

2

0

0

2

 

Total

 

 

 

20

 

YEAR 4 (Practical Year/SIWES)

S.No

Course / Subject

Unit

1

Crop Production Techniques (Permanent, arable and horticultural crops)

4

2.

Animal Husbandry Techniques (cattle, sheep, goats, poultry, pigs and rabbits)

3

3

Agricultural products, processing and storage

2

4.

Crop protection and pests and disease control

2

5.

Animal health management

2

6

Soil fertility, soil and water management

2

7

Farm design, farm survey and land use planning

2

8

Farm management, farm records and farm accounts

2

9

Extension practices

2

10

Workshop practices

2

11

Farm mechanization practices

2

12

Agricultural meteorology

2

13

Report writing

3

 

Total

30

 

YEAR 5

HARMATTAN SEMESTER                                                             

Course Code

Course / Subject

L

T

P

Unit

AST 501

Animal Health and Biosecurity              

1

0

1

2

AST 503

Abattoir Management and Animal Product Handling and Marketing

1

0

1

2

AST 505

Poultry Production and Hatchery Technology

1

0

1

2

AST 507

Sheep and Goat Production

1

0

1

2

AST 509

Research and Analytical Techniques in Animal Science

0

0

3

2

AST 513

Biotechnology in Animal Science

2

0

0

2

AST 515

Quantitative and Hereditary Genetics in Animal Breeding

1

0

1

2

AST 517

Animal Feeds and Feeding

1

0

1

2

AST 519

Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals

1

0

1

2

AST 521

Animal Science Jurisprudence and Ethics

1

0

0

1

AEC 515

Agricultural Business Management and Finance  

2

0

0

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 

 

 

21

 

RAIN  SEMESTER

 

 

 

 

AST 502

Swine Production

1

0

1

2

AST 504

Cattle and Equine Production Technology

1

0

1

2

AST 506

Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology

1

0

1

2

AST 508

Pasture Management and Utilization

1

0

1

2

AST 510

Applied Animal Breeding

1

0

1

2

AST 512

Rabbit and Mini-livestock Production

2

0

0

2

AST 514

Research Techniques in Animal Science and Technology and Seminar

0

0

3

3

AST 516

Reproductive Physiology and Endocrinology of Farm Animals

1

0

1

2

AST 518

Animal Microbiology

2

0

0

2

AEX 506

Rural Community Development

2

0

0

2

 

Total

 

 

 

21

 

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