Bachelor of Science in Range Management

The aim of the programme is to produce competent manpower with professional skills for improving and sustainably utilizing rangeland resources and to develop and improve student’s key skills in range management.

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Programme Availability
College of Agriculture
Host Department
Department of Animal Aquaculture and Range Sciences
Level of Study
Undergraduate Degree
Mode of Study
Full Time
Programme Duration
3 Years

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

SEMESTER 1
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                    
CORE    COURSES                
RM 100    Introduction to Range Management                
BL103    Introduction to Ecology                
AEA 101    Agricultural Economics and Development                
AS 101    Introduction to Animal Production and Health                
VM 116    Basic Anatomy of Farm Animals                
CIT 100    Computers Applications                
               
ELECTIVE COURSES                
AEA 104    Introduction to Micro and Macro Economics                
VM132    Animal Microbiology                
EE 101    Introductory Sociology                
DS 100    Principles, Theories and Contemporary Issues of Development                
*SC 100    Communication Skills I                
AQ102    Chemistry for Life Sciences                


SEMESTER 2

COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                    
CORE COURSES
RM 101    Range Plant Ecophysiology                
RM 102    Principles of Land Use Planning                
AS 104    Introduction to Animal Nutrition                
MTH 106    Introductory Statistics                
SC 101    Communication Skills II                
ENV 102    Botany                
                
ELECTIVE COURSES
AS 103    Physiology of Farm Animals                
SS100    Agro-Meteorology                
ENV 103    Biochemistry                
EE 105    Principle of Administration and Management                
EE 104    Introduction to Agricultural Extension                

SEMESTER 3
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                    
CORE COURSES
RM 201    Animal Grazing Behaviour and Management                
RM 202    Ecology and Control of Vectors and Parasites                
SS 201    Fundamentals of Soil Science                
MTH 201    Biometry                
AE 202    Introductory Land Surveying                
               
ELECTIVE COURSES                
AEA 201    Production Economics                
SS 207    Management of Drylands                
AEA 202    Agricultural Marketing Management                
AEA210    Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship Development                
EE 202    Extension Methods                

SEMESTER 4

COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                    
CORE COURSES
RM 203    Rangeland Biodiversity, Utilization and Conservation                
RM 204    Game Farming                
AS 203    Animal Feed processing and Conservation,                
AS 205    Pasture Establishment and Management                
AS 210    Research Methodology                
               
ELECTIVE    COURSES                
AE 301    Farm Power and Mechanization                
AEA 204    Farm Management                
FBL208    Climate Change                
WLM 208    Principles and Techniques of Wildlife Management                
AS 208    Farm Structures and Animal Housing                
RD 208    Conflict Management                

SEMESTER 5
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                    
CORE COURSES
RM 300    Research Project I                
RM 301    Range Inventory and Monitoring                
RM 302    Pastoralism, Human- Environment Interaction and Indigenous Knowledge                
RM 303    Range Research Methodology                
RM 304    Meat Production from Range Ruminants                
AE 414    Introduction to Remote Sensing and GIS                
             
ELECTIVE COURSES
FBL 302    Integrated Watershed Management                
SS 301    Soil    Fertility    and    Land Productivity                
AEA 304    Business Strategy                
RD 308    Designing Rural Development Programmes/Projects                

SEMESTER 6
COURSE ANTE    COURSE TITLE        
                    
CORE COURSES
RM 307    Research Project II                
RM 305    Ranch Planning and Management                
RM 306    Range Improvement                
ENV 306    Environmental Impact Assessment                
                
ELECTIVE COURSES
AS 315    Introduction to Aquaculture                
AS 313    Animal Biotechnology                
WLM 309    Wildlife Based Tourism and Ecotourism                
AS 308    Dairy Cattle Management                
RD309    Rural Development Programmes/Projects Appraisal, Monitoring and Evaluation                

Admission for the Bachelor of Science in Range Management requires Two principal passes (4 points) in Biology/Botany/Zoology and Science and Practice in Agriculture /Chemistry/ Physics/Mathematics/Geography at A- level certificate OR Diploma with a GPA of not less than 3.0  in Range Management, Animal Husbandry/Production, Animal Health, Agriculture, Forestry or Wildlife Management and THREE credits   or FOUR passes in relevant science 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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