Master of Science in Soil Science

Semesters of Study
Years of Study
Entry Requirements


1 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (CSS565)12.00
Geographic Information System Applications in Natural Resources Management (FOR516)12.50
Biometry I (BSC512)13.00
Advanced Plant Genetics (CSS514)13.00
Soil Microbiology (CSS564)13.00
Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition (CSS502)13.00
Soil Science Seminar I (SSC510)10.50
Plant Physiology and Biochemistry (CSS501)13.00
Agrometeorology and Climatology (CSS511)13.00
Plant Morphogenesis and Development (HOR512)13.00
Advanced Plant Breeding (CSS515)23.00
Advanced Crop Ecology (CSS508)23.00
Advanced Soil Chemistry (CSS561)22.00
Soil Science Seminar II (SSC520)20.50
Host Parasite Interaction (CSS544)23.00
Seed Physiology and Production Technology (CSS577)22.00
Advanced Forage Physiology and Ecology (CSS512)23.00
Soil and Plant Chemical Analysis (CSS563)21.00
Integrated Pest Management (CSS543)23.00
Advanced Soil Physics (CSS566)22.00
Pedology (CSS562)22.00
Biometry II (BSC522)23.00

2 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Soil Science Thesis Proposal (SSC598)13.00
Soil Science Thesis Report (SSC599)17.00