PROGRAMMES

Associate Degree in Agro Processing
and Business Management

DESCRIPTION:

Designed to produce a cadre of competent, well-rounded professionals for entry level employment in agro-processing and agribusiness industries, this dynamic programme guarantees that graduates will be able to successfully start and manage small businesses as well as improve the process flow of existing operations. During their course of study, students will acquire knowledge and develop skills, competencies and attitudes necessary to meet the needs of the agro-processing sector. They will gain hands-on experience to complement theoretical frameworks of a variety of subject areas, explore various approaches to agro processing/agribusiness and study concepts, values and applications of this exciting field of agricultural science. Credits 66 theory credit(s) and 0 lab credit(s)

Code Course Name Credits Lab Credits CW/Exam Year Semester
COMM1101 Communication I 3 0 100/0 Year 1 Semester 1
AGRI1103 Food Microbiology 3 0 50/50 Year 1 Semester 1
AGRI1101 Fundamentals of Agricultural Science 3 0 50/50 Year 1 Semester 1
ITEC1104 Fundamentals of Information Technology 3 0 60/40 Year 1 Semester 1
AGRI1102 Introduction to Finance and Agribusiness 3 0 40/60 Year 1 Semester 1
CTOQ2201 Quality Customer Care 3 0 60/40 Year 1 Semester 1
COMM1202 Communication II 3 0 40/60 Year 1 Semester 2
AGRI1201 Food Safety and Quality Management Systems 3 0 40/60 Year 1 Semester 2
LANG2301 Foreign Language I 3 0 60/40 Year 1 Semester 2
ACCT1101 Fundamentals of Accounting 2018 3 0 50/50 Year 1 Semester 2
AGRI1203 Introduction to Food Chemistry 3 0 60/40 Year 1 Semester 2
AGRI1204 Introduction to Food Processing 3 0 60/40 Year 1 Semester 2
WOEP1100 Work Experience 3 0 100/0 Year 1 Semester 2
MATH1205 Applied Mathematics for Hospitality 1 0 40/60 Year 2 Semester 1
AGRI2105 Introduction to Food Engineering 3 0 60/40 Year 2 Semester 1
AGRI2104 Post Harvest Technology 3 0 50/50 Year 2 Semester 1
MGMT2405 Small Business Management (Theory and Practical) 3 0 100/0 Year 2 Semester 1
AGRI2103 Standards, Regulations and Ethics 3 0 50/50 Year 2 Semester 1
BSCM1101 Supply Chain Management 3 0 40/60 Year 2 Semester 1
AGRI2201 Food and Sustainable Agriculture 3 0 40/60 Year 2 Semester 2
AGRI2203 Food Product Development (Capstone Project) 2 0 100/0 Year 2 Semester 2
AGRI2202 Food Science and Human Nutrition 3 0 40/60 Year 2 Semester 2
HRMT1100 Introduction to Human Resource Management 3 0 50/50 Year 2 Semester 2