Bachelor Of Science In Horticulture

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Undergraduate or Graduate Level : Undergraduate Level
Duration of Program : 4 Years

About this Program

provide specialised training aimed at supporting the growing horticultural sector in Uganda and the immediate need to establish a core group of scientists in this area.
i) Imparting knowledge and developing the management competencies required by the people working or intending to work or desiring to grain expertise in the horticultural sector, with particular emphasis on developing management skills needed to establish an or support a profitable horticultural industry in a competitive global environment.
ii) Responding to problems and future needs in Horticulture and the society with education programmes that improve life and preserve environmental quality.

Courses

Year 1
Semester 2
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
CLIMATOLOGY AND FIELD ENGINEERING AEN 1202 3 Undergraduate Level
INTRODUCTION TO HORTICULTURE HRT 1201 3 Undergraduate Level
INTRODUCTION TO AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENT ABM1203 3 Undergraduate Level
Semester 1
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
AGRICULTURAL BOTANY AND PLANT PHYSIOLOGY CRS 1101 3 Undergraduate Level
INTRODUCTION TO GENETICS CRS 1104 2 Undergraduate Level
PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS ECONOMICS ABM 1101 3 Undergraduate Level
MATHEMATICS AEN 1101 2 Undergraduate Level
Year 2
Semester 1
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Farm Power and Machinery AEN 2101 3 Undergraduate Level
SCIENCE PRACTICALS SOS 1301 3 Undergraduate Level
PRINCIPLES OF FARM BUSINESS MANAGEMENT ABM 2101 3 Undergraduate Level
FIRM MANAGEMENT CASE STUDY THEORY ABM 2104 3 Undergraduate Level
Practical Horticulture HRT 1301 5 Undergraduate Level
GREENHOUSE PRODUCTION AND MANAGEMENT HRT 2103 3 Undergraduate Level
PLANT PROPAGATION AND NURSERY MANAGEMENT HRT 2104 3 Undergraduate Level
PRODUCTION ECONOMICS AEC 2101 2 Undergraduate Level
Semester 2
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
FARM STRUCTURES AEN 2201 3 Undergraduate Level
SOIL FERTILITY AND PLANT NUTRITION SOS 2201 3 Undergraduate Level
FIELD CROPS DISEASES CRS 2211 3 Undergraduate Level
Year 3
Semester 2
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Floriculture, Ornamental and Landscape Horticulture HRT 3204 3 Undergraduate Level
PESTICIDE APPLICATION TECHNOLOGY CRS 3202 3 Undergraduate Level
SOCIAL RESEARCH METHODS 1 EEE 3201 3 Undergraduate Level
AGRIBUSINESS FINANCE ABM 3204 3 Undergraduate Level
AGRICULTURAL MARKETING AEC 3201 3 Undergraduate Level
Semester 1
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
SPICES HRT 3107 3 Undergraduate Level
CROP PHYSIOLOGY CRS 3109 3 Undergraduate Level
Horticultural Industries Internship HRT 2301 5 Undergraduate Level
Horticulture Special Project HRT 2302 5 Undergraduate Level
VEGETABLE PRODUCTION HRT 3101 3 Undergraduate Level
FRUIT PRODUCTION HRT 3102 3 Undergraduate Level
Year 4
Semester 2
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN AGRICULTURE AEC 4203 3 Undergraduate Level