Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Development Communication


Semesters of Study
8
Years of Study
4
Entry Requirements
MSCE/IGCSE

PROGRAMM CURICULLUM


1 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Introduction to HIV Infections and AIDS (HSC111)13.00
Mathematics (NMAT111)13.50
Chemistry (NCHE111)15.00
Computer Applications (NCAP111)11.50
Communication skills I (LDC111)13.50
Physics (NPHY111)13.00
Biology (NBIO111)15.00
Mathematics II (MAT121)23.50
Chemistry II (CHE121)23.50
Communication Skills II (LDC121)23.50
Physics II (PHY121)23.00
Computer Applications II (CAP121)22.50
Biology II (BIO121)23.50

2 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Introduction to Extension (EXT211)12.00
Soil and Water Conservation (AGE214)13.50
Introduction to Statistics (MAT211)13.00
Entrepreneurship I (ABM213)12.50
Communication Skills III (LDC211)13.50
Agricultural Economics II (AAE211)12.50
Crop Management (AGN212)13.00
Agricultural Economics I (AAE211)12.50
Writing for Mass Media (ADC221)23.00
Introduction to Livestock Management (ANS223)23.00
Audience Theory and Analysis (ADC223)23.00
Mass Media Survey (ADC222)23.00
Rural Sociology (EXT221)22.00
Principles of Irrigation (AGE221)23.00
Principles of Soil Science (SSC221)23.00

3 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Desktop Publishing & Web design (ADC312)13.50
Introduction to Agricultural Photo-Journalism (ADC315)13.00
Agricultural Development Communication Research Project I (ADC310)10.50
Animal Diseases and their Control (NADC311)15.00
News Media and Information and Communication Technologies (ADC314)12.50
Research Methods for Social Sciences (AAE315)13.50
Magazine Production and Feature Writing (ADC313)13.00
Farm Business Management I (AAE314)12.50
Communication and Behavior Change (ADC323)23.00
Empowerment and Poverty Reduction (DEC323)22.50
Farm Radio Production (ADC322)23.50
Pasture Agronomy (AGN324)23.00
Legal and Ethical Issues in Agricultural Communication (ADC321)23.00
Management of Extension and Rural Development Programmes (EXT324)23.00
Public Speaking and Argumentation (ADC324)23.00
Agricultural Development Communication Research Project II (ADC320)20.50
Climate Change Sciences (ENV324)23.00

4 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Campaign Design, Advertising and Management (ADC411)13.00
Household Food Security (NFS412)12.00
Agricultural Development Communication Research Project III (ADC410)11.00
Leadership in Strategic Communication (ADC413)13.50
Public Relations and Advertising in Agriculture (ADC412)13.00
Agrarian Change (EXT411)13.00
Contemporary Issues in Media (ADC424)23.00
Agricultural Development Communication Research Project IV (ADC420)22.00
Scientific News Feature Writing (ADC423)23.50
Gender and Development (GED424)22.00
Agricultural Development Communication Industrial Attachment (ADC400)23.00
News Editing (ADC422)23.00
Project Planning and Appraisal (AAE411)22.50
Intercultural Communication (ADC421)22.00
Public Health Nutrition (NFS421)23.50