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BSc Agribusiness Management

The BSc Agribusiness Management degree comprises 89 credits of core courses plus 6 credits of electives from the approved list, 3 credits of practical skills, 4 credits of internship and 9 credits of Foundation courses (FOUN 1101, FOUN 1105, FOUN 1301. (Total 111 credits*).

CORE COURSES

LEVEL I

SEMESTER 1

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

ACCT 1002

Introduction to Financial Accounting

3

AGEX 1003

Development of Caribbean Agriculture

3

AGEX 1000*

Caribbean Agriculture in Perspective: Evolution, Sociology and Contemporary Issues

3

AGBU 1005

Introduction to Microeconomics

3

AGRI 1003

Mathematics for Scientists

3

Total Credits

15

 

*Taught in 16/17 ONLY to students trailing the course

LEVEL I

SEMESTER 2

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

ACCT 1003

Introduction to Cost & Management Accounting

3

AGBU 1006

Macroeconomic Fundamentals for Caribbean Agriculture

3

AGRI 1010

Introduction to Crop and Livestock Production

4

COMP 1011

COMP 1011 Introduction to Information Technology

3

AGBU 1002

Introduction to Agro-Environmental Management

4

Total Credits

17

 

LEVEL I

SEMESTER 3

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

AGRI 1100

Practical Techniques and Tools in Agriculture

4

Total Credits

4

 

LEVEL II                      

SEMESTER 1

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

ACCT 2017

Management Accounting

3

AGBU 2000

Agriculture in the Economy

4

AGBU 2002

Management & Economics of Agricultural Production & Marketing

4

MGMT 2021

Business Law

3

Total Credits

14

 

LEVEL II                      

SEMESTER 2

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

AGBU 2003

Applied Statistics

3

MGMT 2023

Financial Management I

3

MGMT 2006

Management of Information Systems I

3

MGMT 2008

Organisational Behaviour

3

MKTG 2001

Principles of Marketing

3

Total Credits

15

 

LEVEL III                     

SEMESTER 1

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

AGBU 3001

Marketing and Price Analysis

4

AGBU 3006

Agricultural Project Appraisal & Implementation

4

MGMT 3017

Human Resource Management

3

AGBU 3012

Research Project

4

Total Credits

15

 

LEVEL III                     

SEMESTER 2

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

AGBU 3000

Farm Business Management

4

AGBU 3002

International Marketing of Agricultural Products

4

AGBU 3005

Introduction to Quantitative Methods in Economics

3

AGBU 3007

New Venture Creation and Management

4

Total Credits

15

 

LEVEL III

SEMESTER 3

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

AGBU 3008

Internship (to be taken in Year II)

4

Total Credits

4

 

ELECTIVES

(At least six (6) credits from the following courses)

LEVEL II & III             

SEMESTER 1

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

AGBU 3010

Environmental Economics **

4

AGCP 3004

Introduction to Floriculture

3

AGEX 3004

Communication Skills for Professionals

3

AGLS 3000

Poultry Production

3

ECON 2000

Intermediate Microeconomics i

3

MGMT 3030

Small Business Management

3

MGMT 3011

Management Information Systems II Analysis and Design

3

SEMESTER 2

AGBU 3003

Introduction to Ecotourism: Product Design & Management

4

AGBU 3004

Agricultural Finance & Farm Credit

3

AGBU 3009

International Trade Policy and Regulations

3

AGEX 3000

Technology Transfer in Agriculture

3

AGLS 3000

Poultry Production

3

HUEC 2009

Family Resource Management

3

HUEC 3007

Law and the Family

3

MGMT 2007

Introduction to E-commerce

3

MGMT 3032

Entrepreneurial Studies

3

* Total 109 credits for students enrolled from Semester I 2016/2017

** This course will not be offered in Semester I 2016/2017

NOTE (A): Students who intend to pursue an MSc in Agricultural Economics/Agribusiness are advised that the Elective Course, ECON 2000, Intermediate Microeconomics I, would be an asset.

COURSE LISTING AND SEQUENCE

CORE COURSES

YEAR I

SEMESTER 1

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

ACCT 1002

Introduction to Financial Accounting *

3

AGEX 1000

Caribbean Agriculture in Perspective: Evolution, Sociology and Contemporary Issues *

4

AGRI 1003

Mathematics for Scientists *

3

Total Credits

10

 

YEAR I

SEMESTER 2

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

ACCT 1003

Introduction to Cost & Management Accounting *

3

AGBU 1005

Introduction to Microeconomics *

3

AGRI 1010

Introduction to Crop and Livestock Production *

4

Total Credits

10

 

YEAR I

SEMESTER 3 (SUMMER)

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

AGRI 1100

Practical Techniques and Tools in Agriculture *

4

AGBU 1006

Macroeconomic Fundamentals for Caribbean Agriculture *

3

COMP 1011

Introduction to Information Technology *

3

Total Credits

10

 

YEAR II                      

SEMESTER 1

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

MKTG 2001

Principles of Marketing

3

MGMT 2006

Management Information Systems I

3

MGMT 2023

Financial Management I

3

Total Credits

9

*New Intake for Evening University programmes offered by the FFA is currently suspended due to low enrolment.. As a result Level I courses under the EU will not be offered. EU students trailing Level I courses or still required to do Level I courses are advised to contact the Head of Department. Level II and III courses will be offered to facilitate students who are currently registered under these programmes.

YEAR II                      

SEMESTER 2

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

AGBU 1002

Introduction to Agro-Environmental Management *

4

AGBU 2003

 Applied Statistics

3

FOUN 1301

Law, Governance, Economy & Society

3

Total Credits

10

 

YEAR II

SEMESTER 3 (SUMMER)

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

AGBU 2000

Agriculture in the Economy

4

AGBU 2002

Management & Economics of Agricultural Production & Marketing

4

FOUN 1105

Scientific and Technical Writing

3

Total Credits

11

 

YEAR  III                     

SEMESTER 1

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

ACCT 2017

Management Accounting

3

MGMT 2021

Business Law

3

AGBU 3007

New Venture Creation and Management

4

Total Credits

10

 

YEAR III                     

SEMESTER 2

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

AGBU 3005

Introduction to Quantitative Methods in Economics

3

FOUN 1101

Caribbean Civilisation

3

AGBU 3001

Marketing and Price Analysis

4

Total Credits

10

 

YEAR III

SEMESTER 3 (SUMMER)

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

AGBU 3006

Agricultural Project Appraisal & Implementation

4

 

ELECTIVE**

3/4

Total Credits

7/8

*New Intake for Evening University programmes offered by the FFA is currently suspended due to low enrolment. As a result Level I courses under the EU will not be offered. EU students trailing Level I courses or still required to do Level I courses are advised to contact the Head of Department. Level II and III courses will be offered to facilitate students who are currently registered under these programmes.

** The offering of these Electives will be dependent on the availability of resources. Please consult the Head of Department before registering for Electives. Students MUST have the necessary prerequisites.

YEAR  IV                     

SEMESTER 1

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

MGMT 3017

Human Resource Management

3

MGMT 2008

Organisational Behaviour

3

AGBU 3012

Research Project (Year Long)

4

Total Credits

6

 

YEAR IV                

SEMESTER 2

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

AGBU 3000

Farm Business Management

4

AGBU 3002

International Marketing of Agricultural Products

4

Total Credits

12

 

YEAR IV

SEMESTER 3 (SUMMER)

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

AGBU 3008

Internship

4

Total Credits

4

ELECTIVES

(A minimum of 6 additional credits are required from the following)

LEVEL II & III             

SEMESTER 1

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

AGEX 3004

Communication Skills for Professionals

3

ECON 2000

Intermediate Microeconomics i

3

HUEC 2009

Family Resource Management

3

HUEC 3007

Law and the Family

3

SEMESTER 2

MGMT 3031

Business Strategy & Policy

3

MGMT 3024

Money and Capital Markets

3

NOTE: Students who intend to pursue an MSc in Agricultural Economics/Agribusiness are advised that Elective Course: Intermediate Microeconomics I would be an asset

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