Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Development Communication


Semesters of Study
8
Years of Study
4
Entry Requirements
MSCE/IGCSE

PROGRAMM CURICULLUM


1 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Communication skills I (LDC111)13.50
Mathematics (NMAT111)13.50
Introduction to HIV Infections and AIDS (HSC111)13.00
Chemistry (NCHE111)15.00
Computer Applications (NCAP111)11.50
Physics (NPHY111)13.00
Biology (NBIO111)15.00
Biology II (BIO121)23.50
Physics II (PHY121)23.00
Mathematics II (MAT121)23.50
Chemistry II (CHE121)23.50
Communication Skills II (LDC121)23.50
Computer Applications II (CAP121)22.50

2 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Communication Skills III (LDC211)13.50
Agricultural Economics I (AAE211)12.50
Crop Management (AGN212)13.00
Agricultural Economics II (AAE211)12.50
Introduction to Extension (EXT211)12.00
Soil and Water Conservation (AGE214)13.50
Introduction to Statistics (MAT211)13.00
Entrepreneurship I (ABM213)12.50
Audience Theory and Analysis (ADC223)23.00
Mass Media Survey (ADC222)23.00
Rural Sociology (EXT221)22.00
Principles of Irrigation (AGE221)23.00
Principles of Soil Science (SSC221)23.00
Writing for Mass Media (ADC221)23.00
Introduction to Livestock Management (ANS223)23.00

3 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Magazine Production and Feature Writing (ADC313)13.00
Farm Business Management I (AAE314)12.50
Desktop Publishing & Web design (ADC312)13.50
Introduction to Agricultural Photo-Journalism (ADC315)13.00
Agricultural Development Communication Research Project I (ADC310)10.50
Animal Diseases and their Control (NADC311)15.00
News Media and Information and Communication Technologies (ADC314)12.50
Research Methods for Social Sciences (AAE315)13.50
Public Speaking and Argumentation (ADC324)23.00
Agricultural Development Communication Research Project II (ADC320)20.50
Climate Change Sciences (ENV324)23.00
Communication and Behavior Change (ADC323)23.00
Empowerment and Poverty Reduction (DEC323)22.50
Farm Radio Production (ADC322)23.50
Pasture Agronomy (AGN324)23.00
Legal and Ethical Issues in Agricultural Communication (ADC321)23.00
Management of Extension and Rural Development Programmes (EXT324)23.00

4 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Public Relations and Advertising in Agriculture (ADC412)13.00
Agrarian Change (EXT411)13.00
Campaign Design, Advertising and Management (ADC411)13.00
Household Food Security (NFS412)12.00
Agricultural Development Communication Research Project III (ADC410)11.00
Leadership in Strategic Communication (ADC413)13.50
Project Planning and Appraisal (AAE411)22.50
Intercultural Communication (ADC421)22.00
Public Health Nutrition (NFS421)23.50
Contemporary Issues in Media (ADC424)23.00
Agricultural Development Communication Research Project IV (ADC420)22.00
Scientific News Feature Writing (ADC423)23.50
Gender and Development (GED424)22.00
Agricultural Development Communication Industrial Attachment (ADC400)23.00
News Editing (ADC422)23.00
Project Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation (AAE424)23.00