Bachelor of Science in Animal Science

Semesters of Study
Years of Study
Entry Requirements


1 Year

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

2 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Entrepreneurship I (ABM213)12.50
Introduction to Statistics (MAT211)13.00
Microbiology (BIO211)13.00
Agricultural Economics II (AAE211)12.50
Introduction to Extension (EXT211)12.00
Animal Science Farm Practical Work I (ANS211)11.00
Agricultural Economics I (AAE211)12.50
Crop Management (AGN212)13.00
Animal Science Farm Attachment I (ANS217)10.50
Biochemistry I (BSC211)14.50
Principles of Animal Health (ANS224)23.00
Anatomy of Domestic Animals (ANS212)23.00
Livestock Production Systems (ANS222)23.00
Animal Science Farm Attachment II (ANS227)20.50
Animal Science Farm Practical Work II (ANS221)21.00
Biochemistry II (BSC221)24.50
Introduction to Animal Genetics (ANS226)23.00

3 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Animal Behaviour and Welfare (ANS312)12.00
Animal Science Farm Attachment III (ANS317)10.50
Geographical Information System and Remote Sensing (FOR311)13.00
Animal Science Research Project I (ANS310)10.50
Farm Business Management I (AAE314)12.50
Animal Breeding (ANS314)13.00
Design and Analysis of Experiments (BSC311)13.00
Animal Physiology (ANS225)13.00
Principles of Animal Nutrition (ANS313)13.50
Pasture Agronomy (AGN324)23.00
Animal Science Research Project II (ANS320)20.50
Livestock Production Economics (ANS323)23.00
Farm Structures and Facilities (AGE323)23.00
Environmental Physiology (ANS322)23.00
Feeds and Feeding (ANS321)23.50
Animal Science Farm Attachment IV (ANS327)20.50

4 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Beef Production (ANS412)12.00
Pig Production (ANS415)12.00
Dairy Production (ANS411)13.00
Poultry Production (ANS414)12.00
Animal Science Research Project III (ANS410)11.00
Goat and Sheep Production (ANS413)12.00