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WPCS 2.1.2
Tuition Fees:$543 /year
Applications Begin:July 2021
Final Award:Bachelor of Science in Horticulture
Start Date:September 2021
Academic Unit:College of Agriculture
Campus:Morogoro Campus
Application Deadline: September 2021
Programme Overview

The aim of the program is to produce competent graduates that are able to integrate horticultural components in farming systems, to understand farmers’ circumstances and provide technical solutions compatible to the available resources, conversant with different types of horticultural industries, from the smallholder farmer and cooperative level to large estates and also from field/greenhouse production to marketing and export aspects. The programme is also aiming at providing skills in planning, organization, management and administrative tasks related to horticultural production.

Expected Learning Outcomes

At the end of the programme the graduate will be able to:
– Demonstrate sound knowledge and understanding of sustainable ways to make horticultural crops more productive and profitable.
– Able to employ themselves in horticultural-based and related firms.
– Manage horticultural projects, natural resources and environment.
– Assist farmers on matter related to sustainable ways of improving horticultural crops productivity.
– Formulate and execute research analyse and interpret data in the domain of horticulture

Curriculum

SEMESTER 1
CORE COURSES
SS 103    Agricultural Chemistry
CS 101    Agricultural Microbiology
HT 101    Principles and Practices of Horticulture
CS 103    Plant Physiology
AEA 101    Agricultural Economics and Development
SS 101    Introductory Geology and Soil Formation
CIT 100    Computer Applications

ELECTIVE COURSES
DS 100    Principles, Theories and Contemporary Issues of Development
EE 101    Introductory Sociology
AE 101    Principles of Agricultural Engineering
AEA 104    Introduction to Micro- and Macro – Economics
*SC 100    Communication Skills I

SEMESTER 2
CORE COURSES
CS 102    Introductory Entomology
CS 105    Genetics
CS 104    Agricultural Botany
MTH 106 Introductory Statistics
HT 102    Plant Propagation and Nursery Management
AE 201    Principles of Hydrology and Irrigation
SC 101    Communication Skills II

ELECTIVE COURSES
EE 104    Introduction to Agricultural Extension
RD 111    Introduction to Natural Resources Management
EE 105    Principles of Administration and Management
SS 100    Agro-Meteorology

SEMESTER 3
CORE COURSES
HT 201    Vegetable Production I
CS 201    Crop Physiology
CS 207    Molecular Biology
SS 201    Fundamentals of Soil Science
AE 202    Introductory Land Surveying
AE 302    Irrigation and Drainage

ELECTIVE COURSES
AEA 210    Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship Development
AEA 202    Agricultural Marketing Management
AEA 201    Production Economics
RD 201    Introduction to Gender and Development
EE 202    Extension Methods
*SC 100    Communication Skills I
* Audit Course

SEMESTER 4
CORE COURSES
CS 200    Research Methodology
HT 202    Vegetable Production II
HT 203    Fruit Production I
HT 204    Spice Crop Production
HT 205    Post-Harvest Practices
CS 203    Introductory Plant Pathology
CS 206    Weed Biology

ELECTIV E COURSES
AEA 204    Farm Management
RD 210    Computer Application in Statistical Data Analysis
RD 202    Natural Resources Management
SS 206    Agrochemicals and Manures

SEMESTER 5
CORE COURSES
HT 300    Research Project I
CS 311    Plant Biotechnology
CS 302    Seed Technology
HT 301    Ornamental Crop Production
HT 302    Fruit Production II
SS 301    Soil Fertility and Land Productivity
CS 304    Applied Entomology
HT 307    Organic Farming

ELECTIVE COURSES
RD 303    Rural Development Planning
SS 310    Soil and Water Conservation
HT 303    Horticultural Farming Systems
FEC 303    Resource Policy, Legislation & Land Use Economics
*SC 100    Communication Skills I

SEMESTER 6
CORES COURSES
HT 308    Research Project II
HT 304    Landscape Design and Maintenance
HT 305    Controlled Environment and Soilless Plant Culture
CS 301    Plant Breeding
CS 306    Legislation on Plants, Food and Agricultural Inputs
CS 310    Weed Management
CS 308    Applied Plant Pathology

ELECTIVE COURSES
AEA 312    International Agricultural Trade
HT 306    Floristry
SS 305    Environmental Pollution and Management of Agricultural Wastes
SS 303    Plant Nutrition
CS 305    Vertebrate Pests

Admission Requirements

Two principal passes (4 points) in Biology and Chemistry/Physics/ Mathematics, Geography/ Science and Practice in Agriculture OR Diploma with a GPA of not less than 3.0 in Agriculture/Horticulture or related fields and THREE credits or FOUR passes in relevant science subjects at O-level.

Application Process
Application Fees for Tanzanian Students: $9
Application Fees for International Students: $30

Applicants should apply directly to SUA using online admission system  which can be accessed at http://www.suasis.sua.ac.tz/index.php/registration

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities for Bachelor of Science in Horticulture include:
– Project Manager
– Gardener
– Foreman
– Horticulturist
– Horticultural Education Supervisor
– Assistant Manager Human Resources
– Professor
– Scientist

Tuition Fees Details
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Tuition Fees for Tanzanian Students: $543
Tuition Fees for International Students: $3,087

Tuition Fees per year for Tanzanian Students = 1,263,000 TZS
Tuition Fees per year for International Students = 7,174,950 TZS

International Students pay more than the local students. Their fees are displayed in US Dollars (3,100 USD)

Relevant Contact

 
Department of Crop Science and Horticulture Office
For enquiries at this Department
 
Admissions Office
Responsible for Admission Enquiries