Entry Requirements


Description
At least five (5) subjects at the CSEC General Proficiency (grades 1 or 11, (or 111 from 1998) or five (5) subjects at GCE 'O' Level examinations, and must include English Language and Mathematics and passes in any two of the following subjects: Agriculture Science (either Double or Single Awards), either Biology or Human & Social Biology, Chemistry, Integrated Science, Physics and Food & Nutrition.
The Diploma in Agriculture from the Guyana School of Agriculture or its equivalent.
A Trained Teacher's Certificate with a specialization in Science and a minimum of 3 subjects at CSEC or equivalent inclusive of Mathematics and a Science subject.
The Associate of Science from the University of Guyana or its equivalent.
Persons of mature age (a minimum of 26 years in the calendar year of entry to the University) who do not meet the minimum requirements but who can satisfy the University with evidence of recent academic achievement and relevant experience and a pass at the University of Guyana Entrance Examination (UGEE).

Courses

First Year
First Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
AAA4104 Additional Course (4 Credits) 4 Slot for Chinese courses
MTH1101 Algebra 4 -
CHM1102 Introduction to General Chemistry 3 -
CHM1103 Chemistry Laboratory I 1
ENG1105 Introduction to the Use of English 4 -
UGC1101 Computer Literacy I 4 This course replaces UGC1100 with effect from academic year 2016/2017
AGR1101 Crop Botany 4 -
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
CHM1204 General Chemistry II 4 -
ENG1203 Technical Communication 4 -
AAA4204 Additional Course (4 Credits) 4 Slot for Chinese courses
AGR1201 Agricultural Zoology 4 -
PHY1200 Foundation Physics 3 -
Second Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
ZZZ2101 Elective (4 credits) 4 Choose from either CST 1102 or AST 1102.
MST1101 Basic Statistics 4 -
ECN1100 Introductory Micro-Economics 4
ZZZ2102 Elective (4 credits) 4 Choose from either AGR 2102 or AQU 2102 after consultation with your Head of Department.
AGR2103 Principles of Livestock Production 4 -
MST1102 Introduction to Statistics 4 This course replaces MST1101 which is no longer being offered with effect from academic year 2018/2019.
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
AGR2101 Agricultural Biochemistry 4 -
AGR2204 Statistical Methods & Experimental Designs 4 This is an additional course, which is not required for the completion of this programme.
AGR2202 Fundamentals of Genetics and Cytogenetics 4 -
AGR2201 Agricultural Microbiology 4 -
AGR2203 Fundamentals of Soil Science 4 -
Third Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
ZZZ3101 Elective (4 credits) 4 Choose one of the following Courses:- CSC3101, CSC3102, SSC3101, ASC3101, or AQU 3103.
ZZZ3102 Elective (4 credits) 4 Choose from either AGR 3101 or AQU 3101 after consultation with your Head of Department.
AGR3102 Agricultural Entomology 4 -
FOR3206 GIS and Remote Sensing Applications 4 This course replaces FOR 3201 which is no longer being offered.
AGR3104 Rural Sociology & Extension Education 4 -
WWW3102 Elective (3 or 4 credits) 3 Select any 3- or 4-credit course from across the University, except from the Department of Agriculture and similar courses done within the programme.
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
FOR3201 Remote Sensing & GIS for Forestry 4 -
AAA3209 Additional (1 credit) 1 This is an additional one credit course slot to be used in consultation with your Head of Department.
AGR3205 Agribusiness Management 4 -
ZZZ3201 Elective (4 credits) 4 Choose one of the Courses:- CSC3201, SSC3201, ASC3203
AGR3204 Experimental Design and Research Methods in Biological Sciences. 4 -
AAA3201 Additional Course (4 Credits) 4 Use for any additional course.
Fourth Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
ZZZ4102 Elective (4 credits) 4 Choose a course from the appropriate list for the Selected Major after consultation with your Head of Department. Agronomy major:CSC 4101, CSC 4102, CSC 4105, SSC 4101, SSC 4104, CSC 4202, CSC4205, SSC 4102, CSC 4201. Animal Production major: ASC3201, ASC 3202, ASC 4101, ASC 4106, SSC 4104/GEO3107, ASC3204, ASC4201, ASC4202, ASC4206. Fishery & Aqua major: AQU3102, AQU4101, ENV3202, ENV3104, SSC 4101, BIO3203, BIO 4104, BIO 4202, AQU 4201, AQU4202, CSC 4202, ENV 3203. General Agric. Of the five courses one each must be from ASC, CSC, and SSC courses. General Agric Major can also choose from: SSC 4103, ENV 4101, SSC 4104/GEO3107, SSC 4201, SSC 4203, ECN 3102.
AGR4102 Agricultural Policies and Laws 4 -
ZZZ4101 Elective (4 credits) 4 Choose a course from the appropriate list for the Selected Major after consultation with your Head of Department. Agronomy major:CSC 4101, CSC 4102, CSC 4105, SSC 4101, SSC 4104, CSC 4202, CSC4205, SSC 4102, CSC 4201. Animal Production major: ASC3201, ASC 3202, ASC 4101, ASC 4106, SSC 4104/GEO3107, ASC3204, ASC4201, ASC4202, ASC4206. Fishery & Aqua major: AQU3102, AQU4101, ENV3202, ENV3104, SSC 4101, BIO3203, BIO 4104, BIO 4202, AQU 4201, AQU4202, CSC 4202, ENV 3203. General Agric. Of the five courses one each must be from ASC, CSC, and SSC courses. General Agric Major can also choose from: SSC 4103, ENV 4101, SSC 4104/GEO3107, SSC 4201, SSC 4203, ECN 3102.
ZZZ4103 Elective (4 credits) 4 Choose a course from the appropriate list for the Selected Major after consultation with your Head of Department. Agronomy major:CSC 4101, CSC 4102, CSC 4105, SSC 4101, SSC 4104, CSC 4202, CSC4205, SSC 4102, CSC 4201. Animal Production major: ASC3201, ASC 3202, ASC 4101, ASC 4106, SSC 4104/GEO3107, ASC3204, ASC4201, ASC4202, ASC4206. Fishery & Aqua major: AQU3102, AQU4101, ENV3202, ENV3104, SSC 4101, BIO3203, BIO 4104, BIO 4202, AQU 4201, AQU4202, CSC 4202, ENV 3203. General Agric. Of the five courses one each must be from ASC, CSC, and SSC courses. General Agric Major can also choose from: SSC 4103, ENV 4101, SSC 4104/GEO3107, SSC 4201, SSC 4203, ECN 3102.
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
ZZZ4202 Elective (4 credits) 4 Choose a course from the appropriate list for the Selected Major after consultation with your Head of Department. Agronomy major:CSC 4101, CSC 4102, CSC 4105, SSC 4101, SSC 4104, CSC 4202, CSC4205, SSC 4102, CSC 4201. Animal Production major: ASC3201, ASC 3202, ASC 4101, ASC 4106, SSC 4104/GEO3107, ASC3204, ASC4201, ASC4202, ASC4206. Fishery & Aqua major: AQU3102, AQU4101, ENV3202, ENV3104, SSC 4101, BIO3203, BIO 4104, BIO 4202, AQU 4201, AQU4202, CSC 4202, ENV 3203. General Agric. Of the five courses one each must be from ASC, CSC, and SSC courses. General Agric Major can also choose from: SSC 4103, ENV 4101, SSC 4104/GEO3107, SSC 4201, SSC 4203, ECN 3102.
MKT4200 Agricultural Marketing 4 -
ZZZ4201 Elective (4 credits) 4 Choose a course from the appropriate list for the Selected Major after consultation with your Head of Department. Agronomy major:CSC 4101, CSC 4102, CSC 4105, SSC 4101, SSC 4104, CSC 4202, CSC4205, SSC 4102, CSC 4201. Animal Production major: ASC3201, ASC 3202, ASC 4101, ASC 4106, SSC 4104/GEO3107, ASC3204, ASC4201, ASC4202, ASC4206. Fishery & Aqua major: AQU3102, AQU4101, ENV3202, ENV3104, SSC 4101, BIO3203, BIO 4104, BIO 4202, AQU 4201, AQU4202, CSC 4202, ENV 3203. General Agric. Of the five courses one each must be from ASC, CSC, and SSC courses. General Agric Major can also choose from: SSC 4103, ENV 4101, SSC 4104/GEO3107, SSC 4201, SSC 4203, ECN 3102.
Annual Attachment
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
AGR4100 Project 6 -

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