Bachelors in Agriculture Sciences

Overview

Bachelors in Agriculture Sciences program is geared towards professionalization with appropriate blending of agriculture education with humanities, social sciences, physical sciences, computer, business and technology disciplines. Its aim is to help the students develop knowledge and the technical skills necessary to be successful in the field and to raise awareness of the social and environmental responsibilities of agriculture. This program provides students with a sound knowledge of scientific, technological, management, economic, environmental and social principles associated with agriculture.

Career Options

Graduates are highly sought after for positions in a range of rural industries including consulting in the livestock and cropping industries, banking and research as well as related areas in natural resource management. Employment opportunities include those in:

  • Advisory, research and regulatory services
  • Agricultural production
  • Agriculture related industries
  • Agronomy and banking
  • Commercial enterprises
  • Farm machinery, management and operation
  • Government and semi-government agencies
  • Journalism, communication and marketing
  • Research and technical work
  • Secondary, tertiary and vocational education

Potential careers

  • Research Scientist
  • Forensic Science
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Agronomist
  • Manager / Business Management
  • Natural Resource Manager
  • Natural Resource Planner
  • Catchment Management
  • Plant Biotechnologist
  • Ecologist

Major Subjects

  • Introduction to Agriculture
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Agro-Forestry
  • Introductory Soil Science
  • Introduction to Food Science
  • Rural Sociology
  • Principles of Agronomy
  • Introduction to Horticulture
  • Introduction to Range and Wildlife Management
  • Introductory Soil Science
  • Introduction to Agricultural Economics
  • Food Processing and Preservation
  • Reading Comprehension and Communication Skill
  • Field Crop Production
  • Principal Horticultural Practices
  • Introductory Entomology
  • Introduction to Plant Pathogens
  • Introductory Genetics
  • Agricultural Extension Methods
  • Environmental Science
  • Field Crop Production
  • Principal Horticultural Crops
  • Applied Entomology
  • Introductory Plant Pathology
  • Introductory Plant Breeding
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Crop Water Management
  • Farm Mechanization
  • Irrigation and Drainage
  • Agronomy
  • Entomology
  • Horticulture
  • Plant Breeding & Genetics
  • Soil Science

Admission Requirements

Requirements for Bachelors in Agriculture Sciences:

  • Candidate should have 12 years of education.
  • Candidates should have intermediate degree from recognized college or university.
  • Foreign students must route their applications through the Ministry of Education, Government of Pakistan.
  • Admission will be made on merit, subject to the regional quota.

(These rules are applied for government universities of Pakistan)


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