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 CODECOURSE NAMELECTURER
YEAR 1 SEMESTER 1
ED 101Study and Communication SkillsMr D Mambo
FME 121Mathematical MethodsMr L Simataa
ICT 131Introduction to Computer ApplicationsMr A Nyirongo
HRT 101Introductory HorticultureDr K Chinonge
YEAR I SEMESTER II 
HRT 102Fundamentals of Soil ScienceDr A Tembo
AGG 112Agricultural Extension and Rural SociologyMr C Sondo
ABM 142Principles of Agribusiness ManagementMr D Mambo
AGE 142Principles of Agricultural EconomicsMr C Mwansakilwa
 YEAR II SEMESTER I 
HRT 201Horticultural Crop ProductionDr A Tembo
HRT 211In Vitro PropagationDr K Chinonge
HRT 221Organic HorticultureDr K Chinonge
HRT 231Weed ScienceMr E Reed
 YEAR II SEMESTER II 
HRT 212Peri-Urban HorticultureDr K Chinonge
HRT 222Horticultural Crop ProtectionMr E Reed
HRT 202Soil and Plant NutritionDr A Tembo
HRT 232Indoor Plant CultureDr K Chinonge
 YEAR III SEMESTER I 
HRT 301Principles of Fruit ProductionDr K Chinonge
HRT 311Principles of Vegetable ProductionDr K Chinonge
HRT 321Principles of Ornamental Crop ProductionDr K Chinonge
HRT 331Nursery ManagementDr Chinonge
 YEAR III SEMESTER II 
AGG 302Field AttachmentAll Staff
HRT 302Commercial Fruit ProductionDr K Chinonge
AGG 312Agricultural Research MethodsMr R Chanda
HRT 312Commercial Vegetable ProductionDr K Chinonge
HRT 322Introductory Landscape GardeningDr K Chinonge
HRT 332Post-Harvest TechnologyMr M Sakumona
 YEAR IV SEMESTER I 
AGG 405Research ProjectAll Staff
AGE 411Project ManagementMr C Mwansakilwa
AGE/LL 421Agricultural Policy & LawMr S Mutti
HRT 401Breeding of Horticultural CropsMr H. Masole
HRT 411Commercial Flower ProductionDR K Chinonge
 YEAR IV SEMESTER II 
AGG 405Research ProjectAll Staff
HRT 402Greenhouse ManagementDr K Chinonge
HRT 412Vegetable and Flower Seed ProductionMr H. Masole
HRT 422Plantation Crops and SpicesMr P Longwe

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