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Fort Cox College of Agriculture and Forestry

Diploma in Agriculture: Animal Production

Instructional Offering Course Code Pre-requisite Credits
YEAR 1: FIRST SEMESTER
Introduction to Agricultural Economics AB111 8
Applied Biology AF111 8
Basic Scientific Concepts AF112 8
Applied Mathematics AF113 8
Computer Applications I AF114 8
Fieldwork Practical I FC111 8
Communication Skills AX111 8
YEAR 1: SECOND SEMESTER
Introduction to Agricultural Engineering AE121 8
Introduction to Animal Production AS121 8
Farm Accounting AB121 8
Introduction to Crop Production CS121 8
Introduction to Soil Science SS121 8
Pasture Ecology PS121 8
Fieldwork Practical II FC121 8
Total Credits for the First Year 112
YEAR 2: FIRST SEMESTER
Animal Anatomy & Physiology I AS211 8
Poultry Production AS212 Introduction to Animal Production (AS121) 12
Pig Production AS213 Introduction to Animal Production (AS121) 12
Animal Nutrition AS214 12
Agricultural Extension I AX211 8
Farm Structures AE211 Introduction to Agricultural Engineering (AE121) 12
Agricultural Seminars FC211 Communication Skills (AX111) 8
YEAR 2: SECOND SEMESTER
Rangeland Management PS221 Pasture Ecology (PS121) 12
Small Stock Production AS221 Introduction to Animal Production (AS121) 12
Livestock Diseases (Micro Biology) AH221 8
Agricultural Extension II AX221 Agricultural Extension I (AX211) 12
Human Resource Management AB222 8
Experimental Project FC221 Agricultural Seminars (FC211) 8
Land Use Planning FC222 12
Total Credits for the Second Year 144
YEAR 3: FIRST SEMESTER
Beef Production AS311 Animal Anatomy & Physiology I (AS211) 12
Dairy Production AS312 Animal Anatomy & Physiology I (AS211) 12
Cultivated Pasture Management PS311 Rangeland Management (PS221) 12
Livestock Diseases (Parasitology) AH311 12
Animal Product Processing AS313 12
Project Management AB311 12
Farm Business Management AB312 12
Project (Farm Systems Analysis) FC311 Experimental Project (FC221) 8
YEAR 3: SECOND SEMESTER
Experiential Learning FC302 All 60
Total Credits for the Third Year 152
Total Credits for the Diploma 408