BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION AND EXTENSION)

 Entry Requirements
i. In addition to meeting the University entrance requirements of overall C+ at KCSE or equivalent, candidates for admission to the B.Sc. (Agricultural Education and Extension) programme are required to have obtained a minimum of C+ in any three of the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Agriculture or Geography, Mathematics or Physics or Physical Sciences as specified by Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Services (KUCCPS).
ii. Grade C in KCSE or its equivalent and a Diploma with a minimum of credit in Agricultural education or related agricultural course, Environmental Studies, Applied Biology, Agribusiness or any other related discipline from a recognized Institution.
iii. Mean grade of C- at KCSE and progressed from certificate to Diploma at Kenyatta
University or any other recognized/accredited Institutions.

Examinations
Kenyatta University examination regulations shall apply. Students enrolled for the Bachelor of Science (Agricultural Education and Extension) degree program will be expected to take written examinations on all taught units. The final written examinations will constitute 70% of the total marks while the continuous assessment tests (CATS), practicals and assignments will constitute
30%. Pass mark for all units shall be 40%. Research projects, and field attachments / practicum shall be assessed by continuous assessment and/or practical exam in accordance with university examination regulations. Field trips shall be assessed by trip reports comprising assignments given during the field trip.

Certification
The degree to be awarded is designated: Bachelor of Science (Agricultural Education and Exten- sion).

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Unit Code and Title

Level 100
UCU 100: Communication Skills
UCU 101: Development Studies
UCU 103: Introduction to Critical and Creative thinking
EFN 102: History of Education
EPS 103: Introduction of Education Psychology
KAP 103: Physiology and Anatomy of Farm Animals
KBT 102: Agricultural Marketing
KCU 100: History and Development of East African Agriculture
KCU 101: Fundamentals of Mathematics
KEE 101: Sociology and Community Development
KST 101: Agricultural Zoology
KST 104: Fundamentals for Chemistry
SBT 100: Cellular Basis of Life
SBT 101: Survey of Plant Kingdom
SZL 105: Laboratory Methods and Techniques in Zoology

Level 200
KCU 200: Statistics for Agriculture
KCU 201: Principles of Crop Production
KCU 202: Principles of Soil Science
KRM 201: Agricultural Field Engineering KRM 204: Principles of Animal Breeding KAP 204: Animal Nutrition and Feeds
KBT 203: Agricultural Production Economics
KBT 205: Farm Business Management EAP 201: Curriculum Development ECT 202: Instruction methods
EFN 204: Sociology of Education
EPS 203: Human Growth and Development
EPS 205: Educational Psychology
SBT 200: Plant Ecology
SZL 200: Vertebrate Zoology
SZL 201: Invertebrate Zoology

Level 300
KCU 301: Research Methods
ECT 300: Educational Technology
ECT 304: Methods of Teaching Biology
ECT 330: Methods of Teaching Agriculture
EFN 302: Philosophy of Education
KAP 301: Animal Health and Diseases

School of Agriculture and Enterprise Development

KEE 301: Extension Education and Program Development
KRM 300: Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition KRM 301: Ruminant Animal Production KRM 307: Non-ruminant Animal Production KRM 308: Annual Crops Production
KRM 309: Perennial Crops
KST 301: Agricultural Entomology KST 302: Principles of Plant Pathology KST 305: Plant Breeding
SBT 300: Cell Biology and Genetics
SZL 306: Human Biology

Level 400
BBA 310: Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management EAP 403: Economics of Education & Educational Planning EFN 402: Comparative Education
EPS 401: Educational Administration
EPS 402: Educational Statistics and Evaluation ERC 304: Agroforestry Systems and Practices KEE 400: Projects and Systems Management
KRM 402: Principles of Organic and Conservation Agriculture
KRM 406: Soil and Water Conservation
KRM 412: Evolution
KST 401: Post Harvest Technology KST 413: Agricultural Policy and Law SBT 412: Applied Microbiology
SBT 420: Biotechnology
SCB 407: Bio Diversity & Conservation Biology

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