Soil Science & Technology Department

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Undergraduate Courses

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200 Level
300 Level
400 Level
500 Level

YEAR I  –  HARMATTAN SEMESTER

COURSE  CODE

COURSE DESCRIPTION

L

T

P

UNIT

MTH 101

Elementary Maths 1

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 Agric & Bio I

2

0

1

3

ENG 103

Engineering Drawing I

0

0

1

1

ENG 101

Workshop Practice I

0

0

1

1

GST 101

Use of English I

1

1

0

2

GST 103

Humanity, Philosophy and Logic

1

0

0

1

IGB 101*

Intro. To Igbo Grammar

1

0

0

1

FRN  101*

French Language 1

1

0

0

1

    TOTAL

 

21

*Elective: students are required to register either IGB 101 or FRN 101

 

YEAR I – RAIN SEMESTER

COURSE CODE

COURSE DESCRIPTION

L

T

P

UNIT

MTH 102

Elementary Maths II

3

1

0

4

PHY 102

General Physics II

3

0

1

4

CHM 102

General Chemistry II

3

0

1

4

BIO 104

Biology for Agric. & Bio II

1

0

1

2

ENG 102

Workshop Practice II

0

0

1

1

GST 102

Use of English II

0

0

1

2

GST 110

Science & Technology Society

1

0

0

1

GST 108

Polity and Economy of Nigeria

1

0

0

2

IGB 102*

Igbo History, Culture

1

1

0

1

FRN 102*

Literature/French Lang, II

1

1

0

1

TOTAL

 

21

*Elective: students are required to register either IGB 102 or FRN 102

 

YEAR II – HARMATTAN SEMESTER

COURSE CODE

COURSE DESCRIPTION

L

T

P

UNIT

AGR 203

Introduction to Agriculture

2

0

0

1

AST 201

Principles of Animal Production I

1

0

1

2

AGR 205

Agricultural Chemistry       II

1

0

1

2

AEX 201

Introduction to Agric Ext. & Rural Sociology

2

0

0

2

GST 201

Nigerian & African Cultural Dev.

1

0

0

1

STA 211

Statistics

2

1

0

3

CSC 201

Computer & Application I

2

1

1

4

AGR 207

Agricultural Biotechnology

1

0

1

2

CST  201

Botany and Principle of Crop Production

1

0

1

2

AEC 201

Principles of Micro-Economics

2

0

0

2

Total

 

21

 

YEAR II – RAIN SEMESTER

COURSE CODE

COURSE DESCRIPTION

L

T

P

UNIT

AGR 202

Farm Practice  I

0

0

1

CST 202

Tree and Vegetable Prod.

1

0

1

2

AST 202

Principles of Animal Production

2

0

0

2

CST 204

Field Crop Production

1

0

0

2

AEC 202

Introduction to Macro Economics

2

0

0

2

AGR 204

Agric Biochemistry

1

0

0

2

CST 206

Agric. Climatology & Biogeography

1

0

1

2

SST 202

Introduction & Principles of Soil Sc.

1,

0

1

2

FAT 202

Intro. to Fisheries & Aquaculture

1

0

0

2

FWT 202

Principles of Forestry Res & Wildlife Management

1

0

1

2

SIW 200

SIWES 200

0

0

2

2

Total

 

21

 

YEAR III – HARMATTAN SEMESTER

COURSE CODE

COURSE DESCRIPTION

L

T

P

UNIT

AGE 301

Farm Planning & Structures

1

0

1

2

AEC 301

Into. To Farm Mgt & Prod  Economics

2

0

0

2

AGR 303

Agricultural Genetics

1

0

1

2

AEX 301

Community Agric Ext.

1

0

1

2

SST 301

Soil Fertility, Chemistry & Fertilizers

1

0

1

2

AEC 303

Agric Marketing & Cooperatives

2

0

0

2

AGR 301

Farm Practice II

0

0

1

1

AST 301         

Intro. To Practical Animal Health

1

0

1

2

CST 301

Crop Diseases & their Control

1

0

1

2

ENS 301

Intro. To Entrepreneurship & Innovation

2

0

0

2

CST 307

Weeds and Weed Control

1

0

1

2

Total

21

 

YEAR III – RAIN SEMESTER

COURSE CODE

COURSE DESCRIPTION

L

T

P

UNIT

AGR 306

Processing & Storage of Agricultural Food Prod.

1

0

1

2

AGE 202

Agric Machinery & Mechanization

1

0

2

3

SST 302

Soil & Water Conservation Management

1

0

1

2

CST 302

Crop Pest and their Control

1

0

1

2

AGR 302

Farm Practice III

0

0

1

1

AST 302

Intro. To animal nutrition and Feeding

1

0

1

2

AGR 304       

Agric Statistics Geometry

1

1

0

2

AEX 302

Intro. To Rural Society

2

0

0

2

AGR 308

Geographic Information System Applications in Agriculture

1

0

1

2

ENT 302

Business Creation, Growth & Corporate Governance

1

0

1

2

Total

 

20

 

YEAR IV – ONE YEAR INDUSTRIAL TRAINING

COURSE CODE

COURSE DESCRIPTION

L

T

P

UNIT

SIW400/

401

Crop production techniques (permanent, arable and horticultural crops, etc)

 

 

 

 

 

Animal Husbandry Techniques

 

 

 

 

 

(Cattle, sheep, goat, poultry, pigs and Rabbits)

 

 

 

 

 

Agricultural  Products, Processing and Storage

 

 

 

 

 

Crop protection, Pest and Diseases

 

 

 

 

 

Animal Health Management

 

 

 

 

 

Farm Design, farm Survey and Land Use Planning

 

 

 

 

 

Soil Fertility, Soil and Water management

 

 

 

 

 

Farm Management, Farm Records and Account

 

 

 

 

YEAR IV –  ONE YEAR INDUSTRIAL TRAINING Contd.

 

Extension Practices

 

 

 

 

 

Workshop Practices

 

 

 

 

 

Farm Mechanization Practices

 

 

 

 

 

Agricultural Meteorology

 

 

 

 

 

Scientific Report Writing

 

 

 

 

 

Principles of Irrigation and Drainage

 

 

 

 

Total

 

21

 

YEAR V –  HARMATTAN SEMESTER

COURSE CODE

COURSE DESCRIPTION

L

T

P

UNIT

CST 507

Crop Physiology

1

0

1

2

SST 511

Remote Sensing and Soil Cartography Applications in Agriculture

1

0

1

2

SST 501

Soil Microbiology and Biochemistry

1

0

1

2

SST 503

Soil Survey and Land Use Planning

1

0

1

2

AGR 501

Farm Practice VI

0

0

1

1

SST 505

Soil and Plant Analysis

1

0

1

2

SST 507

Soil and Environmental Conservation Tech.

1

0

1

2

SST 513

Soil Morphology, Genesis and Classification

1

0

1

2

SST 515

Soil and Water Pollution Mgt

1

0

1

2

SST 509

Research Tech. in Soil Tech I

0

0

2

2

Total

 

19

*Electives: students must choose any of the following courses with not more than 2 units- AEC, CST 513, CST 511

 

YEAR V- RAIN SEMESTER

COURSE CODE

COURSE DESCRIPTION

L

T

P

UNIT

CST 502

Crop Husbandry  III, Roots &  Tubers & Fibres Sugar Crop

2

0

0

2

SST 502

Soil and Water Relationship

2

0

0

2

*SST 504

Soil Chemistry, Wetland Soil and Mgt

1

0

1

2

SST 506

Soil Fertility, Plant Nutrition and Organic Matter Mgt

1

0

1

2

SST 508

Soil Physics

1

0

1

2

SST 510

Fertilizer Technology

1

0

1

2

SST 516

Principles of Irrigation, Drainage and Hydrology

1

0

1

2

SST 512

Research Project in Soil Science

0

0

4

4

Total

 

18

 

*Electives: students must choose any of the following courses with not more than 2 units- AEX 508, CST 504, AEC 502

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