Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

The aim of this programme is to produce graduates with basic knowledge and skills in agriculture and applied knowledge of agricultural economics and agribusiness for employment in the private or public sector.

School of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness during Nane Nane exhibitions 2017

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Programme Availability
School of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies
Host Department
Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
Level of Study
Undergraduate Degree
Mode of Study
Full Time
Programme Duration
3 Years

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

SEMESTER 1

CORE COURSES

COURSE ANTE     COURSE TITLE

AEA 101                 Agricultural Economics and Development
AEA 104                 Introduction to Micro and Macro Economics
MTH 102                Basic Mathematics
AEA117                  Principles of Agriculture
AEA 111                 Principles of Management
CIT 100                  Computer Applications
AEA 112                Business Communication


ELECTIVE COURSES

COURSE ANTE     COURSE TITLE

AEA 119                Organizational Behavior
EE 101                   Introductory Sociology
SC 100                   Communication Skills I
DS 100                   Principles, Theories and Contemporary Issues in Development

 

SEMESTER 2

CORE COURSES

COURSE ANTE     COURSE TITLE

AEA 103                Agricultural Development
AEA 102                Introduction to Agribusiness
AEA 105                Principles of Accounting
AEA 106                Mathematics for Economists
MTH 106                Introductory Statistics
SC 101                   Communication Skills II


ELECTIVE COURSES

COURSE               ANTE COURSE TITLE

AEA 110                Theory of Financial Markets and Institutions
EE 104                   Introduction to Agricultural Extension
EE 105                   Principles of Administration & Management
EE 103                   Introductory Anthropology


SEMESTER 3

CORE COURSES

COURSE ANTE     COURSE TITLE

AEA 201                Production Economics
AEA 202                Agricultural Marketing Management
AEA 205                Microeconomics
AEA 210                Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship Development
EE 202                   Extension Methods


ELECTIVE COURSES

COURSE ANTE     COURSE TITLE

EE 201                   Rural Sociology
SC 100                   Communication Skills
EE 209                   Introduction to Social Research
RD 201                   Introduction to Gender and Development


SEMESTER 4

CORE COURSES

COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE

AEA 200                Agribusiness Skills I
AEA 203               Customer Relationship Management
AEA204                Farm Management
AEA 206               Macroeconomics
AEA 207               Agricultural Price Analysis
AEA 208               Services Marketing


ELECTIVE COURSES

COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE

HN 206                  Food and Nutrition Security
EE 207                  Agricultural Administration and Management
EE 206                  Programme Planning and Evaluation
RD 208                  Conflict Management


SEMESTER 5

CORE COURSES

COURSE ANTE   COURSE TITLE

AEA 300               Economics Survey Methods & Research Project I
AEA 301               Agribusiness Skills II
AEA 303               Agricultural Finance and Credit Management
AEA 305               Agribusiness Project Appraisal and Evaluation
AEA 309               Econometrics
AEA 314               Electronic Commerce


ELECTIVE COURSES

COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE

AEA 302                Operations Research
AEA 304                Business Strategy
AEA 310                Agricultural Policies
CIT 300                  Information and Communication Management
SC 100                   Communication Skills I


SEMESTER 6

CORE COURSES

COURSE ANTE   COURSE TITLE

AEA 315               Economics Survey Methods & Research Project II
AEA 306               Human Resource Management
AEA 307               Natural Resources and Environmental Economics
AEA 308               Economic Development and Planning
AEA 311               Business Laws and Ethics
AEA 312               International Agricultural Trade
AEA 313               New Institutional Economics


ELECTIVE COURSES

COURSE ANTE  COURSE TITLE

AE 301                Applied Decision Support Systems
EE 305                Community Development
EE 307                Sociology of Development

Admission for the Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness requires Two principal passes (4 points) in Economics/Mathematics/ Geography/Commerce/Accounts/Physics/ Chemistry and Science and Practice in Agriculture/ Biology/ Zoology/Botany at A- level certificate. Candidates must have at least a pass in mathematics at O-level certificate OR Diploma with a GPA of not less than 3.0 in Agriculture or related fields and THREE credits   or FOUR passes in relevant subjects at O-level certificate

Tshs 1, 263,000 per year

Apply for this Programme

Applicants should apply directly to SUA using online admission system  which can be accessed at http://www.suasis.sua.ac.tz/index.php/registration

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    

Email: admission@sua.ac.tz    
Web: www.dus.sua.ac.tz

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