Bachelor of Science in Horticulture

Semesters of Study
Years of Study
Entry Requirements


1 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Biology (NBIO111)15.00
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 II (BIO121)23.50
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

2 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Agricultural Economics I (AAE211)12.50
Principles of Horticulture (HOR211)13.00
Crop Management (AGN212)13.00
Introductory Nutrition (NFS212)13.50
Biochemistry I (BSC211)14.50
Entrepreneurship I (ABM213)12.50
Introduction to Statistics (MAT211)13.00
Agricultural Economics II (AAE211)12.50
Introduction to Livestock Management (ANS223)23.00
Principles of Soil Science (SSC221)23.00
Principles and Application of Tissue Culture (HOR221)22.00
Botany (AGN222)23.00
Land Resources Management and Conservation (NRM222)23.00

3 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Principles of Irrigation (AGE221)13.00
Vegetable Production Technologies (HOR311)13.00
Horticulture Research Project I (HOR310)10.50
Mushroom Production Technology (HOR313)13.00
Soil Chemistry and Fertility (SSC312)13.00
Design and Analysis of Experiments (BSC311)13.00
Genetics (AGN314)13.00
Floriculture (HOR312)13.00
Principles of Landscape Design (HOR324)22.00
Insect Biology and Ecology (AGN323)23.00
Horticulture Research Project II (HOR320)20.50
Root and Tuber Crops Production (HOR323)22.00
Plant Physiology (AGN321)23.00
Post Harvest Physiology and Handling of Horticultural Crops (HOR322)23.00
Fruit Production Technologies (HOR325)23.00
Principles of Plant Pathology (AGN325)23.00
Horticulture Crops Improvement (HOR321)23.00

4 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Current Issues and Advances in Horticulture (HOR412)11.50
Introduction to Extension (EXT211)12.00
Spices and Herbs Production (HOR415)12.00
Biotechnology and its Applications to Horticultural Crops (HOR411)12.00
Horticultural Plantation Crops Production (HOR414)13.00
Horticulture Research Project III (HOR410)11.00
Landscape Development and Management (HOR413)13.00
Horticulture Crops Protection (HOR416)13.00
Project Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation (AAE424)23.00
Horticultural Seed Production (HOR421)23.00
Integrated Agriculture and Aquaculture Systems (AQF424)23.00
Horticulture Research Project IV (HOR420)22.00
Human Resources Management (ABM422)22.50
Horticulture Industrial Attachment (HOR400)23.00