Bachelor of Science in Applied Agricultural Extension

The overall aim of the programme is to provide for the acquisition of agricultural extension education knowledge, attitudes, skills and values to enrollees to enable them contribute to improved agricultural production. The programme will enable graduates to compete for the job market within and outside the country. It is expected that the ultimate graduate in this programme will fit in various employment opportunities in government, private sectors institutions including Non-Governmental Organisations involved in extension/development work.
 

Empowering smallholder farmers in adopting good farming practices

  • ABOUT PROGRAMME
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Programme Availability
College of Agriculture
Host Department
Department of Agricultural Extension and Community Development
Level of Study
Undergraduate Degree
Mode of Study
Full Time
Programme Duration
3 Years

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

SEMESTER 1
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE
    
CORE COURSES
EE 101    Introductory Sociology
AS 101    Introduction to Animal Production and Health
HT 101    Principles & Practices of Horticulture
AEA 101    Agricultural Economics and Development
CS 103    Plant Physiology
CIT 100    Computer Applications


ELECTIVE COURSES
RD 107    Agriculture and Rural Development
DS 100    Principles, Theories and Contemporary Issues in Development
AEA 117    Principles of Agriculture
CS 101    Agricultural Microbiology
SC 100    Communication Skills I

SEMESTER 2
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE
    
CORE COURSES
EE 102    Extension Communication and Interpersonal  Skills
EE 104    Introduction to Agricultural Extension
EE 105    Principles of Administration & Management
AEA 102    Introduction to Agribusiness
MTH 106    Introductory Statistics
AS 104    Introduction to Animal Nutrition
SC 101    Communication Skills II

ELECTIVE COURSES
EE 103    Introductory Anthropology
CS 102    Introductory Entomology
CS 104    Agricultural Botany


SEMESTER 3
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE
CORE COURSES
EE 201    Rural Sociology
EE 202    Extension Methods
EE 209    Introduction to Social Research
SS 201    Fundamentals of Soil Science
HT 201    Vegetable Production I
AS 201    Applied Animal Nutrition

ELECTIVE COURSES
EE 204    Training for Development and Facilitation Methods
AEA 210    Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship Development
AEA 202    Agricultural Marketing Management
RD 201    Introduction to Gender and Development
SC 100    Communication Skills I


SEMESTER 4
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE
CORE COURSES
EE 203    Introduction to Supervised Enterprise Project (SEP)
EE 206    Programme Planning and Evaluation
EE 207    Agricultural Administration and Management
CS 204    Principles of Agronomy
CS 203    Introductory Plant Pathology
CS 205    Annual Crops
HT 203    Fruit Production I

ELECTIVE COURSES
EE 208    Adult Learning and Development
CS 206    Weed Biology
HT 202    Vegetable Production II
HN 207    Food and Nutrition Security
FT 112    Food Storage and Handling

SEMESTER 5
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE
CORE COURSES
EE 300    Supervised Enterprise Project (SEP) I
EE 301    Group Dynamics and Leadership
EE 302    Communication Technology
SS 301    Soil Fertility and Land Productivity
AS 304    Poultry and Rabbit Production
AS 303    Small Ruminant Production
AS 306    Beef Cattle Management

ELECTIVE COURSES
HT 302    Fruit Production II
AS 305    Pig Production
HT 307    Organic Farming
EE 303    Methods of Adult Education
CIT 300    Information and Communication Management
SC 100    Communication Skills I

 
SEMESTER 6
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE
CORE COURSES
EE 310    Supervised Enterprise Projects II
EE 305    Community Development
EE 307    Sociology of Development
EE 306    Comparative Extension Systems
CS 303    Perennial Crops
AS 308    Dairy Cattle Management

ELECTIVE COURSES
EE 309    Social Impact Assessment
SS 303    Plant Nutrition
AS 312    Draught Animal Management and Non – Conventional Animal Farming
BPE 315    Post-Harvest Technologies of Industrial Crops

Admission for the Bachelor of Science in Applied Agricultural Extension requires Diploma with a GPA of not less than 3.0 and THREE credits   or FOUR passes in relevant science subjects at O-level certificate. 


 

Tshs 1,263,000 per year.

  1. Applicants should apply directly to SUA using the online admission system “Application for Admission” button at www.suanet.ac.tz. (See guide for online application below) or physically submit the forms to the admission office (Room No. 223 and 224 in the Administration Block). 
     
  2. Applications to all programs must be accompanied by a non-refundable application fee of ten thousand Tanzania shillings (10,000/=) only.
     
  3. Payment can be made through M-pesa, Tigo pesa, Airtel money, Halopesa, Master card, Visa card. Instructions on these modes of payment are contained in the application form during the application process.
     
  4. Application fee cqan also be paid at CRDB bank, Sim-banking, Fahari Huduma, using the invoice number generated at preliminary registration during online application. Detailed instructions on how to effect payment are provided on the application panel.
     
  5. Some instructions, including the Invoice number are sent to your e-mail after filling the first application page.
     
  6. Applications must be accompanied (uploaded at application) by genuine copies of relevant certificates and a passport size photograph. Applications without photocopies of certificates will not be considered
     
  7. Applicants with foreign secondary school certificates should arrange with the National Examinations Council (NECTA) for equivalence translation before lodging their applications.
     
  8. Applicants should meet the minimum stated qualifications; otherwise such application will not be processed.
     
  9. Application Deadline for 2017/2018 Application = 30th August, 2017

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The office of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics),
Sokoine University of Agriculture,
P. O. Box 3000,
MOROGORO.


Inquiries should be sent to:-
Admission Help desk
Directorate of Undergraduate Studies,
Sokoine University of Agriculture,
P.O. Box 3000, Chuo Kikuu, Morogoro

Telephone No: 0765997885 OR 0692762372

Email: admission@suanet.ac.tz

 

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