Bachelor of Science in Soil Science

Semesters of Study
Years of Study
Entry Requirements


1 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Computer Applications (NCAP111)11.50
Communication skills I (LDC111)13.50
Physics (NPHY111)13.00
Biology (NBIO111)15.00
Mathematics (NMAT111)13.50
Chemistry (NCHE111)15.00
Communication Skills II (LDC121)23.50
Physics II (PHY121)23.00
Chemistry II (CHE121)23.50
Mathematics II (MAT121)23.50
Biology II (BIO121)23.50

2 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Introduction to Statistics (MAT211)13.00
Crop Management (AGN212)13.00
Introduction to Extension (EXT211)12.00
Surveying I (AGE213)13.50
Introduction to Soil Microbiology (SSC211)13.00
Botany (AGN222)23.00
Geology (SSC222)23.00
Soil and Water Conservation (AGE214)23.50
Principles of Soil Science (SSC221)23.00
Agricultural Meteorology (AGN223)23.00

3 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Agroforestry Technologies (FOR312)13.00
Soil Chemistry and Fertility (SSC312)13.00
Geographical Information System and Remote Sensing (FOR311)13.00
Soil Science Research Project I (SSC310)10.50
Soil Genesis and Morphology (SSC314)13.00
Design & Analysis of Experiments (AGN312)13.00
Soil Biology and Biochemistry (SSC313)13.00
Tropical and Sub-Tropical Soils (SSC321)23.00
Soil Organic Matter (SSC325)23.00
Soil Science Research Project II (SSC320)20.50
Soil Mineralogy (SSC324)23.00
Plant Physiology (AGN321)23.00
Forest Protection (FOR323)23.00
Environmental Soil Physics (SSC322)23.00

4 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Soil Survey and Land Productivity (SSC412)13.00
Soil Science Research Project III (SSC410)11.00
Environmental Impact Assessment (ENV414)13.00
Nature and Management of Problem Soils (SSC422)23.00
Integrated Soil Fertility Management (SSC421)23.00
Soil Science Research Project IV (SSC420)22.00
Land Use Planning (AGE424)22.00
Soil Classification and Agrotechnology Trasnfer (SSC424)23.00