Faculty of Agriculture Course Credit Structure

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100 LEVEL FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Unit

Course Status

BIO 101

General Biology I

4

Core

CHM 101

Introductory Physical Chemistry I

3

Core

CHM 103

Practical General Physical Chemistry

1

Core

CPS 101

Introduction to Computer I

2

Core

MTH 101

Elementary Mathematics I

3

Core

PHY 101

Introductory Physics – General Physics Laboratory

3

Core

PHY 107

Practical Physics

2

Core

GST 103

Nigerian People and Culture

2

Required

GST 104

History and Philosophy of Science

2

Required

 

                      Total

22

 

 

            100 LEVEL SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Unit

Course Status

BIO 102

General Biology II

4

Core

BIO 105

Practical Biology

3

Core

CHM 102

Introductory Organic Chemistry I

3

Core

CHM 104

Practical Inorganic Chemistry

1

Core

CHM 105

Introductory Organic Chemistry

3

Core

GEO 131

Introduction to Human Geography

4

Core

GST 101

Use of English

4

Core

GST 102

Philosophy & Logic

2

Required

 

                      Total

24

 

          Total Credit Units for 100 Level = 46

200 LEVEL FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Unit

Course Status

AGR 201

Introduction to Agriculture

2

Core

 

Farm Practice I

1

Core

AGR 205

Principles of Forestry

2

Core

AEE 201

Principles of Agricultural Economics

2

Core

AEE 203

Principles of Rural Sociology

2

Core

AAP 201

Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals

2

Core

AAP 203

Introduction to Biotechnology

1

Core

ACP 201

Introduction to Soil Science

1

Core

ACP 203

Crop Anatomy, Taxonomy & Physiology

2

Core

ACP 205

Climatology and Biogeography

2

Core

GST 222

Peace and Conflict Resolution Studies 

2

Required

GST 223

Introduction to Entrepreneurship Studies

2

Required

GST 103

Nigerian People & Culture

2

Required

(For D.E. Students)

GST 104

History & Philosophy of Science

2

Required

(For D.E. Students)

 

                      Total

21/25

 

 

 

200 LEVEL SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code

            Course Title

Credit Units

Course Status

AGR 202

Farm Practice II

1

Core

AGR 206

Statistical Methods

2

Core

AGR 208

Principles of Fisheries & Aquaculture

2

Core

AGR 210

Introduction to Food Science & Technology

         2

Core

AEE 202

Introduction to Macroeconomics

1

Core

AEE 208

Household Resource Management

2

Core

AAP 202

Principles of Animal Production

2

Core

AAP 204

Introductory Agricultural Biochemistry

2

Core

ACP 204

Principles of Crop Production

2

Core

ACP 206

Introductory Soil Chemistry & Pedology

2

Core

GST 101

Use of English

4

Required

(For D.E. Students)

GST 102

Philosophy & Logic

2

Required

(For D.E. Students)

 

                      Total        

18/24

 

Total Credit Units for 200 Level = 39/49

300 LEVEL FIRST SEMESTER      

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Unit

Course Status

AGR 301

Introduction to Farm Machinery

2

Core

AGR 303

Land Survey

1

Core

AGR 307

Experimental Designs and Statistical Analysis

2

Core

AGR 309

Farm Practice III

1

Core

AEE 301

Farm Management  &Production Economics

2

Core

AEE 303

Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology

2

Core

AEE 305

Communication & Audio Visual Techniques

2

Core

AAP 301

Mono-gastric Animal Production

2

Core

ACP 301

Arable Crop Production

2

Core

ACP 303

Principle of Irrigation and Drainage

2

Core

ACP 305

Physiology of Crop Growth and Development

2

Core

ACP 307

Introduction to Soil Physics

2

Core

ACP 309

Crop Breeding and Genetics

2

Core

ESP 311

Entrepreneurship Studies II and Venture Creation

2

Required

 

Total

26

 

 

            300 LEVEL SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Unit

Course Status

AGR 304

Farm Practice IV

1

Core

AGR 306

Agriculture & National Development

2

Core

AGR308

Application of Computer to Agricultural Production

2

Core

AGR 310

Agricultural Zoology

2

Core

AEE 302

Agricultural Resource Use & Project Evaluation

2

Core

AEE 304

Extension Teaching, Learning  Process  & Methods

2

Core

AAP 304

Ruminant Animal Production

2

Core

AAP 302

Animal Breeding and Genetics

2

Core

AAP306

Animal Health  Management

2

core

AAP 308

Agricultural Biochemistry & Methods

2

Core

ACP 302

Principles of Crop Protection

2

Core

ACP 304

Permanent Crop Production

2

Core

ACP 306

Soil Microbiology

2

Core

 

       Total       

25

 

            Total Credit Units for 300 Level = 51

400 LEVEL FIRST SEMESTER (ALL OPTIONS)                                     

Course Code

Course           

Credit Units

Prerequisites

       

AGR 401

Land Tenure and Policy

2

 

AEE  401

Agricultural Extension Practices

2

AEE 303

AAP 401

Introduction to Genetic Engineering

2

 

ACP 411

Harvest & Post Harvest Technology

2

 

ACP 401

Horticultural Crop Production

2

ACP 204

ACP 403

Cereals, Legumes & Fodder Production

3

ACP204

ACP 405

Pesticides and Application

3

 

ACP 407

Soil Fertility and Mineral Nutrition

2

 

ACP 409

Crop Pest and Disease Management Techniques

2

 

 

Total

20

 

 

     400 LEVEL SECOND SEMESTER (SIWES/FPT) (ALL OPTIONS)

Course Code

Contact Hours of Field Work

Credit Units

Remarks/Prerequisites

AGR 402

Field Practical Training: Crop Production 144 Contact Hours

6

Student status 400L classification

Field Practical Training: Livestock Production 144 Contact Hours

5

Student status 400L classification

Field Practical Training: Soil Science

6

 

Field Practical Training: Farm Power, Machinery and Structures

7

 

Field Practical Training Seminar

1

 

Report writing

3

 

Total

28

 

Total Credit Units for 400 Level = 48

500 LEVEL FIRST SEMESTER

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND EXTENSION OPTION

Course Code

Course           

Credit Units

Prerequisite

AEE 500

Seminar

2

 

AEE 501

Production Economics, Farm Management and Accounting

2

AEE 301

AEE 503

Econometrics

2

AGR 206

AEE 505

Microeconomic Theory

2

AEE 201

AEE 507

Agricultural Resource Use and Project Analysis and Evaluation

3

AEE 302

AEE 509

Adoption and Diffusion of Innovations

2

AEE 304

AEE 511

Agricultural Extension, Programme Planning and Management

2

AEE 203

AEE 513

Agricultural Extension and Rural Development

2

AEE 303

AEE 515

Research Methods      

3

AGR 206

ACP 503

Farming Systems

2

ACP 204

 

Total

22

 

 

 

500 LEVEL SECOND SEMESTER

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND EXTENSION OPTION

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Unit

Prerequisites

AEE 502

Agricultural Marketing and Prices

2

AEE 301

AEE 504

Agric.-business, Management & Finance

2

AEE 301

AEE506

Agricultural Policy and Development

2

AGR 306

AEE508

Agric. Project Appraisal, Management and Evaluation

2

AEE302

AEE 510

Rural Community Development

2

AEE 305

AEE 512

Sociology of Rural Life

2

AEE 203

AEE514

Social and Technological Change in Agriculture

2

 

AEE 516

Macroeconomic Theory

2

AEE 301

AEE 518

Principles of Cooperative Practices

1

 

AEE 599

Final Year Project 

4

 

AAP 502

Pasture and Range Management

2

ACP 503 & ACP 403

 

Total

23

 

Total Credit Units = 45

500 LEVEL FIRST SEMESTER

ANIMAL PRODUCTION OPTION

Course Code

Course           

Credit Units

Prerequisite

AEE 511

Agricultural Extension and Programme Management 

2

AEE 203

AEE 515

Research Methods

3

AGR 206

AAP 500

Seminar

2

 

AAP 501

Poultry, Swine and Rabbit Production 

2

AAP 301

AAP 503

Sheep and Goat Production

2

AAP 306

AAP 505

Beef and Dairy Cattle production

2

AAP 306

AAP 507

Reproductive Physiology and Artificial  Insemination

2

 

AAP 509

Statistical Methods in Animal Production

2

AGR 206

AAP 511

Nigerian Feeds and Feeding Stuffs

2

AAP 302

AAP 513

Applied Animal Breeding and Behavior

2

AAP 302

ACP 503

Farming Systems

2

ACP 204

 

Total

23

 

 

    

 500 LEVEL SECOND SEMESTER

 ANIMAL PRODUCTION OPTION

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Unit

Prerequisites

AEE 504

Agric.-business, Management and Finance

2

 

AEE 518

Principles of Cooperative Practices

1

 

AAP 502

Pasture and Range Management

2

ACP 403 & ACP 503

AAP 504

Ruminant Nutrition

2

AAP 201 & AAP 304

AAP 506

Monogastric Nutrition

2

AAP 201 & AAP 304

AAP 508

Animal Physiology and Biochemistry

2

ACP 202 & AAP 308

AAP 510

Dairy and Meat Technology

2

AAP 304

AAP 512

Livestock Economics

2

AEE 201

AAP 514

Animal Health and Diseases

2

AAP 306

AAP 516

Animal Products and Handling

2

 

AAP 518

Game Production and Utilization

2

 

AAP 599

Final Year Project 

4

 

 

Total

25

 

Total Credit Units = 48

500 LEVEL FIRST SEMESTER

CROP PRODUCTION OPTION

Course Code

Course           

Credit Units

Prerequisite

AEE 515

Research Methods

3

AGR 206

ACP 500

Seminar

2

 

ACP 501

Agronomy of Neglected Crops

2

 

ACP 503

Farming Systems

2

ACP 204

ACP 505

Plant Protection

2

 ACP 302

ACP 507

Soil and Plant Analysis I

2

 

ACP 509

Soil and Plant Analysis II

2

 

ACP 511

Vegetable and Fruit Production

2

 ACP 304

ACP 513

Physiology of Crop Production

2

ACP 305

ACP 515

Soil Physics 

2

ACP 301

ACP 517

Soil Survey and Land Use Planning

2

AGR 303

ACP 519

Soil Microbiology and Chemistry

2

ACP 206

Electives – Each student to choose one course

ACP 521

Soil and Water Conservation

2

 

ACP 523

Floriculture

2

 

ACP 525

Landscape Design

2

 

ACP 527

Micropropagation

2

 

ACP 529

Park Design and Management

2

 

 

Total

27

 

 

 

      500 LEVEL SECOND SEMESTER

     CROP PRODUCTION OPTION

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Unit

Prerequisites

AEE 518

Principles of Cooperative Practices

1

 

ACP 502

Tuber and Plantation Crops

2

ACP 204 & ACP304

AAP 502

Pasture and Range Management

2

AGR 503 & ACP 403

ACP 504

Weed Science

2

ACP302 & ACP 405

ACP 506

Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition

3

ACP 206

ACP 508

Irrigation Agronomy 

2

ACP 303

ACP510

Post Harvest Physiology and Product Storage

2

 

ACP 512

Plant Breeding and Seed Production Technology

3

ACP 309

ACP 514

Physiological and Nutritional Aspects of Crop Improvement

2

 ACP 306

ACP 599

Final Year Project 

4

 

 

Total

23

 

Total Credit Units = 50