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Fort Cox College of Agriculture and Forestry

Diploma in Agriculture: Crop 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
Horticulture I (Vegetable Production) CS211 None 8
Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition SS211 Introduction to Soil Science (SS121) 12
Field Crop Production CS212 None 12
Plant Protection CS213 Introduction to Crop Production (CS121) 12
Soil Classification SS212 Introduction to Soil Science (SS121) 12
Agricultural Extension I AX211 None 8
Agricultural Seminar FC211 None 8
Farm Structures AE211 Introduction to Agricultural Engineering (AE121) 12
Horticulture II (Fruit Production) CS221 Horticulture I - Vegetable Production (CS211) 12
YEAR 2: SECOND SEMESTER
Irrigation Principles AE221 Introduction to Soil Science (SS121) 8
Agricultural Extension II AX221 Agricultural Extension I (AX211) 12
Soil & Water Conservation SS221 Soil Classification (SS212) 8
Land Use Planning FC222 None 12
Human Resource Management AB221 8
Experimental Project FC221 Agricultural Seminar (FC211) 8
Total Credits for the Second Year 152
YEAR 3: FIRST SEMESTER
Food Product Development CS311 Horticulture II - Fruit Production (CS221) 12
Farm Mechanisation AE311 Introduction to Agricultural Engineering (AE121) 12
Advanced Crop Production CS312 Field Crop Production (CS212) 12
Project Management AB311 None 12
Farm Systems Analysis Project FC311 Experimental Project (FC221) 8
Farm Business Management AB312 None 12
YEAR 3: SECOND SEMESTER
Experiential Training FC321 All 60
Total Credits for the Third Year 128
Total Credits for the Qualification 392