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D.

The

FA C U L T Y Faculty

BOOKLET 2004 – 2005 of Science & Agriculture

Outline of the Degree Programme

  • 7.

    The degree of B.Sc. is awarded on the basis of a programme of studies selected from courses in Agriculture and /or Science disciplines listed in Appendix II, together with certain Foundation courses and a number of approved courses from other Faculties.

  • 8.

    The following types of courses which may consist of both theoretical and practical components are offered:

Level

Level

Level I or

I

II

Level II

Agriculture (General) Agri-business

30

(i) FSA Stream (ii) FSS Stream Human Ecology

29 30

(i) Nutr. & Dieteti (ii) Consumer Sci B.Sc. General Chemistry and Management

cs 28 ences 29 24

30

DEGREE

61

6

9

105

67

6

9

111

60

8*

9

101

Foundation** Total***

62

  • -

    9

101

59

6

9

103

60

6

9

105

CORE

NO. OF CREDITS ELECTIVES

52

15

9

106

  • a.

    Courses taught by FSA or other Faculties which include Preliminary courses, Level I (or Introductory) courses, and Level II (or Advanced) courses.

  • b.

    Service courses, which provide students with basic techniques and skills.

c.

Foundation courses (see Appendix III) which are University courses designed to augment the general education of students.

Students wishing to register for courses offered by other Faculties must have prior approval of the Dean.

  • 9.

    Courses normally extend over one (1) semester, but in special cases may extend over two (2) semesters. The weight of a course is expressed in terms of credit hours, and the credit-weighting of a course is determined by the Faculty which administers the courses.

  • 10.

    In order to be eligible for the award of the B.Sc. degree, candidates admitted to Level 1 must:

a.

have been in satisfactory attendance for a period equivalent to at least six (6) semesters of full-time study from entry at Level I and;

* ** ***

These include Level I / Level II courses

See Appendix III For students reading for a double majors including the New Applied Science majors, these numbers may vary

  • c.

    For degrees including a major in a discipline from another Faculty the numbers of credits required may vary from the above.

  • d.

    Exemptions from specific parts of the degree programme may be obtained under the provision of Section I.

11. In order to be awarded the B.Sc. (General) degree candidates must complete the requirements for a single major in a Science or Agriculture Discipline (See Appendix V).

Candidates may however:

  • a.

    choose to complete the requirements for two FSA majors, or a single FSA major and a major from another Faculty for a double major;

  • b.

    or a single FSA major and one or two minors from the FSA or another Faculty.

A List of FSA minors is given in Appendix VI.

12.

Candidates not pursuing the B.Sc. General Degree may choose one of the special degrees.

13.

Candidates will not be granted credits for the same course under two (2) different majors/minors.

b.

have obtained passes in Levels I and II, and Foundation Courses amounting to the numbers of credits shown below:

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