Bachelor of Science in Animal Science

Semesters of Study
Years of Study
Entry Requirements


1 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Biology (NBIO111)15.00
Introduction to HIV Infections and AIDS (HSC111)13.00
Mathematics (NMAT111)13.50
Chemistry (NCHE111)15.00
Computer Applications (NCAP111)11.50
Communication skills I (LDC111)13.50
Physics (NPHY111)13.00
Biology II (BIO121)23.50
Mathematics II (MAT121)23.50
Chemistry II (CHE121)23.50
Communication Skills II (LDC121)23.50
Physics II (PHY121)23.00
Computer Applications II (CAP121)22.50

2 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Agricultural Economics I (AAE211)12.50
Crop Management (AGN212)13.00
Animal Science Farm Attachment I (ANS217)10.50
Biochemistry I (BSC211)14.50
Entrepreneurship I (ABM213)12.50
Introduction to Statistics (MAT211)13.00
Microbiology (BIO211)13.00
Agricultural Economics II (AAE211)12.50
Introduction to Extension (EXT211)12.00
Animal Science Farm Practical Work I (ANS211)11.00
Animal Science Farm Practical Work II (ANS221)21.00
Biochemistry II (BSC221)24.50
Introduction to Animal Genetics (ANS226)23.00
Principles of Animal Health (ANS224)23.00
Anatomy of Domestic Animals (ANS212)23.00
Livestock Production Systems (ANS222)23.00
Animal Science Farm Attachment II (ANS227)20.50

3 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Farm Business Management I (AAE314)12.50
Animal Breeding (ANS314)13.00
Design and Analysis of Experiments (BSC311)13.00
Animal Physiology (ANS225)13.00
Principles of Animal Nutrition (ANS313)13.50
Animal Behaviour and Welfare (ANS312)12.00
Animal Science Farm Attachment III (ANS317)10.50
Geographical Information System and Remote Sensing (FOR311)13.00
Animal Science Research Project I (ANS310)10.50
Feeds and Feeding (ANS321)23.50
Animal Science Farm Attachment IV (ANS327)20.50
Pasture Agronomy (AGN324)23.00
Animal Science Research Project II (ANS320)20.50
Livestock Production Economics (ANS323)23.00
Farm Structures and Facilities (AGE323)23.00
Environmental Physiology (ANS322)23.00

4 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Animal Science Research Project III (ANS410)11.00
Goat and Sheep Production (ANS413)12.00
Beef Production (ANS412)12.00
Pig Production (ANS415)12.00
Dairy Production (ANS411)13.00
Poultry Production (ANS414)12.00