AGRI 101 - Introduction to Agribusiness

An introductory course to the various aspects of starting a business involved in food production, farming, farm machinery, wholesale and distribution, processing, marketing and retail sales. It targets the principles of economics as applied to agriculture production.

AGRI 102 - Soils and Fertilizers

An introductory course that exposes students to a wider insight of the role of soils. The course aims to develop an appreciation for soils - its composition, classification, structure, properties and soil organisms.

AGRI 102L - Soils and Fertilizers Lab

A laboratory course that is structured to incorporate experiments representative of materials being covered in AGRI 102. It offers an opportunity for students to experience the technical concepts taught in class because it acts as a hands-on supplement to class lectures. It is especially useful for those people who learn via psychomotor or tactile activities. This laboratory course is geared towards enhancing students’ skills in the field. 

AGRI 211 - Entomology

An introductory course that covers the basic principles of entomology, the role and importance of insects in biodiversity, nature conservation, crop production and human welfare.

AGRI 211L - Entomology

This laboratory course is structured to incorporate experiments representative of materials being covered in AGRI 211. It offers an opportunity for students to experience the technical concepts taught in class because it acts as a hands-on supplement to class lectures. It is especially useful for those people who learn via psychomotor or tactile activities. This laboratory course is geared towards enhancing students’ skills in the field. 

 

AGRI 212 Marketing for Sustainable Agriculture

Marketing for Sustainable Agriculture focuses on aspects of marketing that motivate, drive and impact food innovation and the sustainability of the Agriculture and Food industries. It will target local, national, regional and international commerce, communication tools for effective media positioning, agricultural stock exchange, creating recreation and Agro-tourism activities among other concepts.

AGRI 222 - Agriculture Research Project

This course is a requirement for graduation. It focuses on an independent project undertaken by students to enhance their skills in project development, implementation and analysis.