ACP BAPN 332: ACQUACULTURE PRODUCTION
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CAGS CAGS 1104: BASIC SCIENCE, OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH

The course is designed to introduce students to health and safety, agriculture Biology and chemistry, chemicals of life, plant nutrition, Human nutrition, and social welfare, weather and climate change, waste disposal and management, occupation health, safety and Environment.

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CLS CAGS 1204: LIFE SKILLS

The course provides students with the introduction to communication skills, writing skills and an introduction to HIV and AIDS, the course further goes a head to discourse writing, presentations spread and control measures of HIV/AIDS. The students will also be taught the oral communication skills, agricultural work environment, impact and interventions of HIV/AIDS

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ESFM CAGS 2102: EXTENSION SERVICES AND FARM MANAGEMENT

The course is designed to introduce students to agricultural extension, principles of agricultural extension and communication, group formation, management and dynamics, meetings, work readiness, personal effectiveness, customer care and management functions. The course will also introduce students to project formulation and management, Report making, presentation, gender issues and agricultural policies

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FM&AT CAGS 2104: FARM MACHINERY AND APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGIES

The course introduces students to Agricultural Mechanization, tools and equipment, farm power and supply, farm tractor and its implements, farm power supply, farm tractor and its implements, appropriate technologies, designing of farm tools, implements and equipment, farming in urban and peri-urban setting, mushroom growing, safety precautions to machine and the operator and precautionary measures during farming operations.

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C&MFS CAGS 2105: CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF FARM STRUCTURES

The course will introduce students to farm structures, construction materials, farm buildings, water harvesting and storage structures, animal handling structures and  crop handling structures

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CC&A CAGS 2106: CUSTOMER CARE AND AGRI-BUSINESS

The course introduces students to agribusiness,  creativity and innovations in agribusiness, business opportunity, starting and sustaining Agribusiness, planning a business, managing a business, , customer care and agribusiness ethics, Demand and supply, agricultural credit and financing financial management, factors of production, product costing and agribusiness records, risks and uncertainties in agriculture, cooperatives, SACCOs, village savings and loan associations (VSLA)

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BK CAGS 2201: BASIC KISWAHILI

The course introduces students to Introduction to Kiswahili, polite language comprehensive, general vocabulary, specific trade (professional related vocabulary customer care and language.

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VA&MFP CAGS 2207:VALUE ADDITION AND MARKETING OF FARM PRODUCTS

The course introduces students to Processing and value addition, marketing of farm products/services, handling and management of animal products, value addition to animal products, fish processing, preservation and marketing, developing new products on the farm market research agricultural tourism.

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CANS CANS 1103: REARING AND MANAGEMENT OF LIVESTOCK

The course will cover the introduction to livestock management, management of diary and beef stock, poultry production, piggery, fish, sheep and goat production and marketing. The course will also introduce students to the rearing and management of pet animals such as Rabbits, Cats, and Dogs

LI&N CANS 2101: LIVESTOCK IMPROVEMENT AND NUTRITION

Students studying this course unit will be introduced to livestock improvement, breeding selection, management of breeding stock, reproductive system of poultry and cattle, breeding systems, introduction to Animal health and nutrition, Animal feed formulation, pasture establishment and management, preservation of pastures

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CCRS CCRS 1102: LAND AND SOIL  MANAGEMENT

The course is designed to cover stewardship of the land for agriculture, soil formation and properties, Land preparation, irrigation as method of land improvement, Drainage as a method of land improvement, water conservation and sustainability and soil fertility.

FRLP CCRS 1201: FARM REAL LIFE PROJECT

This is a purely practical course unit and student will engage in all the activities on the farm and the community. This involves a combination of subjects’ knowledge, process skills and transferable abilities. Trainees have to apply classroom knowledge and skills proactively in a real-life context for an extended period of time. Each trainee will be required to run a project outside the 5 classroom time. At the end of every term, a trainee should have a visible real life project on the ground to be authenticated by Bugema University and UBTEB. Assessment shall be made based on both the process involved and the final product. A team of assessors from UBTEB will be moving around to assess the implementation, authenticity, and progression of the projects. As extension workers to be, trainees should always be prepared to make presentations on how one/a group began to where it is.

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FP CCRS 1202/CAGS 1105: FARM PRACTICE

The course is purely a practical course and the student is expected to extract information from any of the modules of Principles of Crop Production, Rearing and Management of Livestock, Land and Soil Management and other activities on the farm.

ASA&E CCRS 2103: AGROFORESTRY, SILIVICULTURE, APICULTURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL

The course introduces students to agroforestry, tree nursery, establishment and management, bee keeping and management, agroforestry component interactions, flower, and ornamental production, farm waste disposal and management, sustainable Agriculture practices, productive utilization of wetlands.

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IT II CCRS 2201: INDUSTRIAL TRAINING II

In addition to field and hands-on Agricultural courses this course is specifically designed to provide an additional opportunity for students to gain relevant work experience in a field agricultural environment in different areas of interest. In this course, Students will train for 8 weeks in an agricultural environment which could be an educational institution, research center, government ministry, local government agency, private commercial agricultural company, such as Kakira Sugar works, Mehta Group of companies etc. During this period, the students will be expected to make a significant contribution to a relevant project under the supervision of specific industrial staff and Bugema University personnel. Students are obliged to actively participate in all relevant Industrial Training Programs so as to gain additional skills in different areas of option; i.e.  Agronomy and soil fertility, Animal Production and Nutrition, Crop Science and Management, and Agribusiness. At the end of the training, Students will prepare a final report on their placement, and make a presentation of their work.

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ARLP CCRS 2208: AGRICULTURAL REAL LIFE PROJECT

This is a purely practical course unit and student will engage in all the activities on the farm and will have accumulative credit units from semester one up to semester two and will be assessed throughout the year and the final mark awarded at the end of each academic year.


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