Bachelor of Science in Soil Science

Semesters of Study
Years of Study
Entry Requirements


1 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Communication skills I (LDC111)13.50
Physics (NPHY111)13.00
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
Mathematics II (MAT121)23.50
Chemistry II (CHE121)23.50
Communication Skills II (LDC121)23.50
Physics II (PHY121)23.00
Biology II (BIO121)23.50

2 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Crop Management (AGN212)13.00
Introduction to Soil Microbiology (SSC211)13.00
Biochemistry I (BSC211)14.50
Introduction to Statistics (MAT211)13.00
Soil and Water Conservation (AGE214)13.50
Introduction to Extension (EXT211)12.00
Surveying I (AGE213)13.50
Principles of Irrigation (AGE221)23.00
Agricultural Meteorology (AGN223)23.00
Geology (SSC222)23.00
Cropping Systems (AGN221)23.00
Principles of Soil Science (SSC221)23.00
Biochemistry II (BSC221)24.50

3 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Agroforestry Technologies (FOR312)13.00
Soil Chemistry and Fertility (SSC312)13.00
Geographical Information System and Remote Sensing (FOR311)13.00
Soil Science Research Project I (SSC310)10.50
Design and Analysis of Experiments (BSC311)13.00
Soil Genesis and Morphology (SSC314)13.00
Soil Biology and Biochemistry (SSC313)13.00
Tropical and Sub-Tropical Soils (SSC321)23.00
Soil Organic Matter (SSC325)23.00
Soil Science Research Project II (SSC320)20.50
Soil Mineralogy (SSC324)23.00
Forest Protection (FOR323)23.00
Environmental Soil Physics (SSC322)23.00
Plant Physiology (AGN321)23.00

4 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Soil Mechanics and Cultivation (AGE313)13.00
Entrepreneurship I (ABM213)12.50
Environmental Impact Assessment (ENV414)13.00
Agricultural Economics II (AAE211)12.50
Soil Survey and Land Productivity (SSC412)13.00
Agricultural Economics I (AAE211)12.50
Soil Science Research Project III (SSC410)11.00
Integrated Soil Fertility Management (SSC421)23.00
Soils Industrial attachment (SSC400)21.00
Soil Classification and Agrotechnology Trasnfer (SSC424)23.00
Soil Science Research Project IV (SSC420)22.00
Soils and Chemical Pollution (SSC423)22.00
Land Use Planning (AGE424)22.00
Nature and Management of Problem Soils (SSC422)23.00