Agricultural technology

Introduction

Our agricultural course has been designed to provide the student with ample introductory skills and knowledge to be able to apply the skills in an agricultural environment. It is intended for the student who wishes to find a position in agriculture as a farmer or manager.

Entrance Level

The program starts from first principles and it is required that persons with a mathematical background will have an added advantage to study the program. At least some exposure to high school level education is required to be able to successfully complete the program.

Enrollment requirements

The usual application procedures must be observed. There are no other needs except that students should have access to a computer and they will be required to be computer literate at least capable to use a computer to be able to send and receive mail and to open attachment as well as using application software to open textbooks, prepare assignments. Where they do not have any Internet facilities, the usage of a computer is till compulsory but they can mail assignments or contact there agent to be able to study the program.

Credits and exemptions

Credits are indicated with an (*) for each tertiary level subject as well as exemptions appropriately marked where applicable for each subject.

Program format

Mathematics (Calculus I)

Mathematical Statistics

English I (English Composition)

English II (Composition in Business)

Applied Physics

Environmental Science

Soil Science

Agricultural Technology

Farm Management

Animal Science

General Crop Science

Agricultural Business Management

Vegetable Crop Science

Fruit Tree Science

Soil Nutrient Science

Weed Science

Entomology and Pest Management

Animal Husbandry

Animal Nutrition

Outcomes and program level

The program starts at the senior high school level and advances to the first year beyond high school diploma. It is equivalent to a High School + two years tertiary study in the appropriate field.

Award

FACULTY Diploma and Transcript

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