Bachelor of Science (Horticulture)

This course seeks to help students appreciate the diversity and complex nature of the horticultural and ornamental industry. Graduates will find a niche for themselves in the young but vibrant horticultural landscape in addition to the general agricultural field. Below is the course outline.

HORTICULTURE

 
COURSE CODE COURSE NAME LECTURER
YEAR 1 SEMESTER 1
ED 101 Study and Communication Skills Mr D Mambo
FME 121 Mathematical Methods Mr L Simataa
ICT 131 Introduction to Computer Applications Mr A Nyirongo
HRT 101 Introductory Horticulture Dr K Chinonge

YEAR I SEMESTER II

 
HRT 102 Fundamentals of Soil Science Dr A Tembo
AGG 112 Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology Mr C Sondo
ABM 142 Principles of Agribusiness Management Mr D Mambo
AGE 142 Principles of Agricultural Economics Mr C Mwansakilwa

 YEAR II SEMESTER I

 
HRT 201 Horticultural Crop Production Dr A Tembo
HRT 211 In Vitro Propagation Dr K Chinonge
HRT 221 Organic Horticulture Dr K Chinonge
HRT 231 Weed Science Mr E Reed

 YEAR II SEMESTER II

 
HRT 212 Peri-Urban Horticulture Dr K Chinonge
HRT 222 Horticultural Crop Protection Mr E Reed
HRT 202 Soil and Plant Nutrition Dr A Tembo
HRT 232 Indoor Plant Culture Dr K Chinonge

 YEAR III SEMESTER I

 
HRT 301 Principles of Fruit Production Dr K Chinonge
HRT 311 Principles of Vegetable Production Dr K Chinonge
HRT 321 Principles of Ornamental Crop Production Dr K Chinonge
HRT 331 Nursery Management Dr Chinonge

 YEAR III SEMESTER II

 
AGG 302 Field Attachment All Staff
HRT 302 Commercial Fruit Production Dr K Chinonge
AGG 312 Agricultural Research Methods Mr R Chanda
HRT 312 Commercial Vegetable Production Dr K Chinonge
HRT 322 Introductory Landscape Gardening Dr K Chinonge
HRT 332 Post-Harvest Technology Mr M Sakumona

 YEAR IV SEMESTER I

 
AGG 405 Research Project All Staff
AGE 411 Project Management Mr C Mwansakilwa
AGE/LL 421 Agricultural Policy & Law Mr S Mutti
HRT 401 Breeding of Horticultural Crops Mr H. Masole
HRT 411 Commercial Flower Production DR K Chinonge

 YEAR IV SEMESTER II

 
AGG 405 Research Project All Staff
HRT 402 Greenhouse Management Dr K Chinonge
HRT 412 Vegetable and Flower Seed Production Mr H. Masole
HRT 422 Plantation Crops and Spices Mr P Longwe

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