Bachelor of Science in Soil Science

Semesters of Study
Years of Study
Entry Requirements


1 Year

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

2 Year

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

3 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
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
Agroforestry Technologies (FOR312)13.00
Soil Chemistry and Fertility (SSC312)13.00
Geographical Information System and Remote Sensing (FOR311)13.00
Soil Mineralogy (SSC324)23.00
Plant Physiology (AGN321)23.00
Forest Protection (FOR323)23.00
Environmental Soil Physics (SSC322)23.00
Tropical and Sub-Tropical Soils (SSC321)23.00
Soil Organic Matter (SSC325)23.00
Soil Science Research Project II (SSC320)20.50

4 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Environmental Impact Assessment (ENV414)13.00
Soil Survey and Land Productivity (SSC412)13.00
Soil Science Research Project III (SSC410)11.00
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
Nature and Management of Problem Soils (SSC422)23.00