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The

FA C U L T Y Faculty

BOOKLET 2004 – 2005 of Science & Agriculture

FD12A SCIENCE, MEDICINE AND TECHNOLOGY IN SOCIETY (SEMESTERS I AND II)

(not offered to FSA students) This course is intended to develop the ability of the student to engage in an informed manner in public discourse on matters pertaining to the impact of science, medicine and technology on society. The course material is divided into two modules, Module 1 being The Nature, Importance and Methodology of Science and Module 2 being The Impact of Science on Society in General and on Caribbean Societies in Particular.

The course is delivered primarily by means of a student manual. In addition, there is one plenary lecture and scheduled tutorial classes. Supporting material is also available on WEBCT. As- sessment is based on two examinations, one in week 7 and the other in week 14 of the semester. Each of these examinations will consist of one or more structured questions and one essay question (selected from 4 or 5 alternatives). A pass will be de- termined by the aggregate grade of the two examinations.

SEMESTER I and II

FD13A LAW, GOVERNANCE, ECONOMY AND SOCIETY

This course is delivered through the medium of print. print package comprises a student manual, a study guide a reader. In addition to the print material there teleconferencing and/or tutorials.

The and are

The course introduces students to some of the major institutions in Caribbean society. It exposes the student to both the historical and contemporary aspects of Caribbean society, including Caribbean legal, political and economic systems. In addition, Caribbean culture and Caribbean social problems are discussed.

Assessment is based solely on a final examination at the end of the semester. It consists of twelve (12) essay-type questions, of which students are required to write on three (3). All questions carry equal marks. The examination is divided into four (4) sections corresponding to the four (4) subject areas in the course. Students are not allowed to do more than one (1) question in any one section.

APPENDIX IV LEVEL I PREREQUISITES FOR THE APPLIED SCIENCE MAJORS

  • 1.

    Agricultural Science Prerequisites

    • a.

      Agricultural Science Major AGBC 1000 [AP10B], MICR 1001 [AG13B], AGRI 1005 [AG16B], AGRI 1004 [AG15B[, AGSL 1000 [AS16B], AGBC 1001 [AP13B], AGLS 1000 [AL13B], AGRI 1003, [AG14C].

    • b.

      Agri-business Major AGRI 1005 [AG16B], AGBU/AGEC 1002 [AM17B], AGSL 1000 [AS16B], AGRI 1003 [AG14C], AGRI 1004 [AG15B], MS15E, AGRI 1000 [AG133]

  • 2.

    Environmental & Natural Resource Management Major BIOL 1462 [BL11G], BIOL 1065 [BL12A], AGSL 1000 [AS16B], AGBU/AGEC 1000 [AM13A], AGBU/AGEC 1002 [AM17B], MICR 1001 [AG13B].

APPENDIX V REQUIREMENTS FOR MAJORS

  • 1.

    Agricultural Science The requirements for major in Agricultural Science are:- AGCP 20000 [AC23A], AGCP 2001 [AC24B], AGLS 2002 [AL22B], AGCP 2002 [AC25A] OR AGLS 3003 [AL36A], AGRI 2001 [AG21C], AGRI 2002 [AG22C], AGRI 3000 [AG35B], AGLS 2001 [AL21C], AGSL 2001 [AS21D], AGSL 2000 [AS22B], AGRI 3012 [AG312].

  • 2.

    Agri-Business

The requirements for major in Agri-Business are:- AGBU 2002 (AM23B), AGBU 2000 (AM21A), AGBU 3000 (AM30C), AGBU 3008 (AM39C), AGBU 3012 (AM312) MS21B, MS20A, MS22A, MS28D.

The major in Agribusiness can be combined with a variety of minors including Entrepreneurship, Economics, and International Relations

Double major in Agribusiness and Management A Double Major in Agribusiness and Management is available through the Distance Education Programme

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