Bachelor of Science in Development Economics

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
Communications Skills II (LDC122)23.50
Physics II (PHY121)23.00
Biology II (BIO121)23.50
Mathematics II (MAT121)23.50

2 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Introduction to Financial Accounting (ABM211)13.50
Mathematics for Economists (AAE212)12.50
Soil and Water Conservation (AGE214)13.50
Introductory Nutrition (NFS212)13.50
Agricultural Economics II (AAE211)12.50
Communication Skills III (LDC211)13.50
Introduction to Development Economics (DEC211)12.00
Agricultural Economics I (AAE211)12.50
Entrepreneurship I (ABM213)12.50
Statistics for Economists I (AAE213)13.50
Demography and Economic Development (DEC222)22.50
Statistics for Economists II (AAE222)23.50
Quantitative Methods in Human and Social Development (DEC221)23.00
Introduction to Managerial Accounting (ABM221)23.50
Agricultural Economics II (AAE221)22.50
Rural Sociology (EXT221)22.00
Introduction to Livestock Management (ANS223)23.00
Foods and Their Nutritive Value (NFS221)22.00

3 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Agricultural Production Economics (AAE312)12.50
Econometrics I (AAE316)13.50
Microeconomic Theory (AAE311)12.50
Research Methods for Social Sciences (AAE315)13.50
Trade and Development (DEC311)12.50
Farm Business Management I (AAE314)12.50
Development Economics Research Project I (DEC310)10.50
Macroeconomic Theory (AAE321)22.50
Theories of Economic Growth and Development I (DEC321)22.50
Introduction to Statistical Packages (AAE326)22.00
Development Economics Research Project II (DEC320)20.50
Farm Business Management II (AAE323)23.00
Empowerment and Poverty Reduction (DEC323)22.50
Econometrics II (AAE322)23.50
Emerging Issues in Development (DEC322)22.50

4 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Environmental and Resource Economics (AAE412)12.50
Poverty and Development Challenges (DEC413)12.50
Project Planning and Appraisal (AAE411)12.50
Agricultual Systems and Rural Development (DEC412)12.50
Environmental Impact Assessment (ENV414)13.00
Theories of Economic Growth and Development II (DEC411)12.50
Food and Agricultural Policy Analysis (DEC414)12.50
Development Economics Research Project III (DEC410)11.00
Science and Technology Policy Analysis (DEC422)23.00
Social Organizations and Development (DEC425)22.50
Development Economics Industrial Attachment (DEC400)23.00
Gender and Economic Development (DEC421)22.50
Food Security and Rural Livelihoods (DEC424)23.00
Human Resources Management (ABM422)22.50
Development Economics Research Project IV (DEC420)22.00
Health and Development (DEC423)22.50
Project Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (AAE423)23.00
Introduction to Institutional and Behavioural Economics (DEC426)23.00