Bachelor of Science in Animal Science

Semesters of Study
Years of Study
Entry Requirements


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
Crop Management (AGN212)13.00
Animal Science Farm Attachment I (ANS217)10.50
Biochemistry I (BSC211)14.50
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
Introduction to Animal Genetics (ANS226)23.00
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

3 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Animal Physiology (ANS225)13.00
Principles of Animal Nutrition (ANS313)13.50
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
Feeds and Feeding (ANS321)23.50
Animal Science Farm Attachment IV (ANS327)20.50
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

4 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Goat and Sheep Production (ANS413)12.00
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