BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENT)

Entry Requirement
i. In addition to meeting the University entrance requirements of overall C+ at KCSE or
equivalent, candidates for admission to the B. Sc. Agribusiness programme are required to have obtained a minimum of C+ in Mathematics and in two of the following combi nations: Biology, Chemistry, Agriculture or Geography, and Economics or Business Studies and Physical Science.
ii. Grade C in KCSE or its equivalent and two-year (minimum) Diploma with a credit in Agriculture, commerce, Accounting, Economics, farm management, Agribusiness or any other discipline from an Institution recognized by Kenyatta University Senate.
iii. Mean grade of C- at KCSE and progressed from certificate to Diploma at Kenyatta
University or any other recognized/accredited Institutions

Duration of Study and Degree Pattern
The Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness Management programme will take four academic years of two semesters each. In order to graduate with a Bachelor of Science (Agribusiness), a candidate must have completed at least 49 units. In addition to the 3 university common units, students in the first year of study must take the 2 units offered in the Department, 2 school common (KCU) and five other prescribed units, In the second year of study, student must take the 3 school common units, 4 units offered in the department, and other 6 prescribed units. In the third year of study student will be required to take 4 prescribed units in addition to the 8 units offered in the department. In the fourth year of study, the student shall be required to take all the 11 units offered in the department and 1 prescribed unit

Examinations
The common rules and regulations for BSc degree of Kenyatta University shall apply. Students enrolled for the Bachelor of Science (Agribusiness) degree program will be expected to take written examinations on all taught units. The examinations will constitute 70% of the total marks while the course work assessment tests (CATS) will constitute 30%. Each unit shall be graded out of 100% and the pass mark for each unit shall be 40% of the total marks. These marks shall be translated into literal grades as: 70% -100 % (A); 60%-69% (B); 50%-59% (C); 40%-49% (D); Below
40% (fail).


Unit Code and Title

Level 100
UCU 100: Communication Skills
UCU 103: Introduction to Critical and Creative Thinking
UCU 106: Diversity, Ethics and Citizenship
KCU 100: History and development of East African Agriculture
KCU 101: Fundamentals of Mathematics

School of Agriculture and Enterprise Development

KBT 101: Introduction to Food Industry KBT 107: Introduction to Agribusiness BBA 101: Business Law
BBA 102: Principles of Management BAC 100: Fundamentals of Accounting BMS 100: Management Mathematics
SIT 101: Foundations of Information Technology

Level 200
KCU 200: Statistics for Agriculture
KCU 201: Principles of Crop Production
KCU 202: Soil Science
KBT 203: Agricultural Production Economics
KBT 209: Principles of Agricultural Micro-economics KBT 210: Principles of Agricultural Macro-economics KBT 211: Agricultural Marketing
KBT 212: Agribusiness and Economic Development
KBT 213: Farm Business Management
AGD 203: Gender and Agricultural Development
KRM 203: Principles of Animal Production
KST 201: Principles of Crop Protection
ASC 205: Rural Sociology

Level 300
KCU 301: Research Methods
BAC 300: Management Accounting BBA 300: Organizational Theory BBA 301: Human Resource
EAE 310: Economics of Money and Banking
KBT 302: Quantitative Techniques in Agribusiness
KBT 308: Food Security and Trade
KBT 309: Agribusiness Strategy and Marketing Plans
KBT 312: Agri-Enterprise Development
KBT 313: Field Attachment
KBT 315: Agribusiness Finance and Credit Management
KBT 316: Agricultural Market and Price Analysis

Level 400
KCU 400: Research Project (equivalent to two Units) KBT 420: International Agricultural Trade
KBT 426: Risk Management
KBT 427: Agricultural Project Management KBT 428: Agri-Supply Chain Management KBT 429: Agricultural Policy Analysis
KBT 430: Management of Agricultural Institutions
KBT 431: Food Marketing and Retail Sales Management
KBT 432: Corporate Finance in Agribusiness
KBT 433: Financial Management for Agribusiness
KST 408: Agricultural Extension and Rural Development

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