BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (AGRICULTURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT)

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. (Agriculture Resource Management) 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. Candidates with ‘A’ level certificate with at least one principal in requisite subjects in criteria number (i) above or candidates with International Baccalaureate certification.
iii. Grade C in KCSE or its equivalent and a Diploma with a minimum of credit in a
subject related to Agriculture, Environmental Studies, Applied Biology, Agribusiness or any other related discipline from a recognized Institution.
iv. Mean grade of C- at KCSE and progressed from certificate to Diploma at Kenyatta
University or any other recognized/accredited Institutions.

Examinations
University examination regulations will apply. Students enrolled for the Bachelor of Science (Agriculture Resource Management) 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 field reports and assignments given during the field trip.

Certification
The degree to be awarded is designated: Bachelor of Science (Agriculture Resource Management).

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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 KAP 103: Physiology and Anatomy of Farm Animals KBT 100: Principles of Agribusiness Management
KCU 100: History and Development of East African Agriculture
KCU 101: Fundamentals of Mathematics
KRM 102: Farming Systems KST 101: Agricultural Zoology KST 103: Fundamentals of Physics
KST 104: Fundamentals for Chemistry KST 110: Introduction to Crop Protection KST 112: Basic Botany

Level 200
KCU 200: Statistics for Agriculture
KCU 201: Principles of Crop Production
KCU 202: Principles of Soil Science
KRM 201: Agricultural Filed Engineering KRM 203: Principles of Animal Production KRM 204: Principles of Animal Breeding KRM 205: Aquatic Resources Management KAP 204: Animal Nutrition and Feeds
KBT 203: Agribusiness Production Economics
KBT 208: Farm Management
SBC 120: Introduction to Genetics SBT 326: Agricultural Microbiology ASC 205: Rural Sociology

Level 300
KCU 300: Field Attachment (1 unit)
ENS 349: Rangeland Resource Management

School of Agriculture and Enterprise Development

ESU 300: Environmental Impact Assessment and Auditing (Elective) KBT 300: Applied Agribusiness
KRM 300: Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition KRM 301: Ruminant Animal Production KRM 303: Field Crops Production
KRM 306: Principles of Forage Production and Conservation
KRM 307: Non-ruminant Animal Production
KST 300: Seed Science and Technology
KST 301: Agricultural Entomology
KST 305: Plant Breeding
SBT 303: Principles of Plant Pathology

Level 400
KCU 400: Research Project (2 units)
ESU 400: Environmental Conflicts and Peace-building
KCU 301: Research Methods
KBT 402: Organizational Management and team building
KBT 416: Macro-Economics
KBT 419: Agricultural Land Economics
KBT 420: International Trade in Agriculture
KRM 401: General Soil Management
KRM 403: Principles of Irrigation and Drainage
KST 401: Post Harvest Technology
KST 408: Agricultural Extension and Rural Development
KST 413: Agricultural Policy and Law

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