B.Sc (Hons) Agriculture Courses

GENERAL SCHEME OF STUDIES FOR B.Sc. (HONS) AGRICULTURE

1st Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Credit Hours

Agron-301

Basic Agriculture

3(2-1)

Hort-301

Introductory Horticulture

3(2-1)

FST-301

Introduction to Food Science & Technology

3(2-1)

AEE-301

Introduction to Agriculture Extension

3(3-0)

Bot-301/Math-301

Botany or Math-1

3(3-0)/3(3-0)

Eng-301

English Structure

3(3-0)

 

Total

18

2nd – Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Credit Hours

PBG-311

Introductory Genetics

3(2-1)

AgEc-311

Introduction to Agricultural Economics

3(3-0)

Zool-311/Math-311

Zoology or Math-II

3(3-0)/3(3-0)

ISES-311

Islamic Studies or Ethics (For Non Muslim Students)

2(2-0)

PakS-311

Pakistan Studies

2(2-0)

BioCh-311

BioChemistry

3(2-1)

CS/IT-311

Computer Science/Information Technology

3(2-1)

 

Total

19

3rd – Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Credit Hours

Agron-401

General Crop Production

3(2-1)

PBG-401

Introductory Plant Breeding

3(2-1)

EgAg-401

Agricultural Engineering

3(2-1)

Ent-401

Introductory Entomology

3(2-1)

Stat-401

Statistics-I

3(2-1)

Eng-401

Communication Skills

3(3-0)

 

Total

18

4th- Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Credit Hours

SES-411

Introduction to Soil Science

3(2-1)

WAMA-411

Fundamentals of Water Management

3(2-1)

HN-411

Introduction to Human Nutrition

3(2-1)

Path-411

Introductory Plant Pathology

3(2-1)

Stat-411

Statistics-II

3(2-1)

RD-411

Introduction to Rural Development

3(3-0)

 

Total

18

 

Total credit hours for the general courses for the award of B.Sc (Hons) in Agriculture

 

73

 

Specialization in Agronomy

5th- Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Credit Hours

Agron-501

Arid Zone Agriculture

3(2-1)

Agron-503

Agro-Technology of Major Crops

3(2-1)

Agron-505

Field Crop Physiology

3(2-1)

Agron-507

Plant Nutrients and Growth Regulators

3(2-1)

Agron-509

Water management in Rainfed Area

3(2-1)

Elective

Elective from PBG/SES/Hort

3(2-1)

 

Total

18

6th Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Credit Hours

Agron-502

Biological Nitrogen Fixation

3(2-1)

Agron-504

Conservation Agronomy

3(2-1)

Agron-506

 Forage and Fodder Production

3(2-1)

Agron-508

Organic Farming

3(3-0)

Agron-510

Irrigation Agronomy

3(2-1)

Elective

Elective from SES/Ento/Path

3(2-1)

 

Total

18

7th Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Credit Hours

Agron-601

Seed Production Technology

3(2-1)

Agron-603

Medicinal and special crops

3(2-1)

Agron-605

Crop Management under Stressful Environments

3(2-1)

Agron-607

Principles of Weed Science

3(2-1)

Agron-609

Agro Ecology

3(2-1)

 

Total

15

8th Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Credit Hours

Agron-602

Research & Scientific Writing

3(3-0)

Agron-604

Environment and Crop Production

3(2-1)

Agron-606

Plant and Soil Analysis

3(2-1)

Agron-608

Internship

4(0-4)

 

Total

13

Credit hours of the specialized discipline requires for the award of B.Sc (Hons) in Agriculture with specialization in Agronomy

64

Total credit hours required for the Award of B.Sc (Hons) Degree in the Discipline of Agronomy including general credit hours

64+73 = 137

 

Specialization in Plant Breeding and Genetics

5th- Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Credit Hours

PBG-501

Morphology and Reproductive Systems of Crop Plants 

3(2-1)

PBG-503

Principles of Genetics

3(2-1)

PBG-505

Breeding Field Crops

3(2-1)

PBG-507

Cytogenetics

3(2-1)

PBG-509

Breeding Cereal Crops

3(2-1)

Elective

Elective from Agron/SES/Hort

3(2-1)

 

Total

18

6th- Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Credit Hours

PBG-502

Breeding Fiber Crops

3(2-1)

PBG-504

Breeding Sugar Crops

3(2-1)

PBG-506

Breeding Maize and Millets

3(2-1)

PBG-508

Biodiversity and Plant Genetic Resources

3(2-1)

PBG-510

Molecular Genetics

3(2-1)

Elective

Elective from SES/Ento/Path

3(2-1)

 

Total

18

7th- Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Credit Hours

PBG-601

Fundamentals of Plant Biometry

3(2-1)

PBG-603

Breeding Pulse Crops

3(2-1)

PBG-605

Breeding Vegetable Crops

3(2-1)

PBG-607

Breeding Oilseed Crops

3(2-1)

PBG-609

Modern Techniques in Plant Breeding

3(2-1)

 

Total

15

8th- Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Credit Hours

PBG-602

Breeding Fodder and Forage Crops

3(2-1)

PBG-604

Breeding Minor Crops

3(2-1)

PBG-606

Intellectual Property Rights in Crop Varieties

3(3-0)

PBG-608

Internship

4(0-4)

 

Total

13

Credit hours of the specialized discipline requires for the award of B.Sc (Hons) in Agriculture with specialization in Plant Breeding & Genetics 64

Total credit hours required for the Award of B.Sc (Hons) Degree in the Discipline of Plant Breeding & Genetics including general credit hours

64+73 = 137

 

Specialization in Horticulture

5th- Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Credit Hours

Hort-501

Principles of Fruit Production

3(2-1)

Hort-503

Nursery Management and Certification System

3(2-1)

Hort-505

Principles of Vegetable Production

3(2-1)

Hort-507

Principles of Ornamental Crop Production

3(2-1)

Hort-509

Protected Horticulture

3(2-1)

Elective

Elective from SES/Agron/PBG

3(2-1)

 

Total

18

6th- Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Credit Hours

Hort-502

Commercial Fruit Production 

3(2-1)

Hort-504

Commercial Vegetables Production 

3(2-1)

Hort-506

Introductory Landscape Gardening

3(2-1)

Hort-508

Post-Harvest Horticulture

3(2-1)

Hort-510

Project Planning and Scientific Writing

2(1-1)

Elective

Elective from SES/Ento/Path

3(2-1)

 

Total

17

7th- Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Credit Hours

Hort-601

Organic Horticulture

3(2-1)

Hort-603

Minor Fruits

3(2-1)

Hort-605

Commercial Flower Production

3(2-1)

Hort-607

Breeding of Horticultural Crops

3(2-1)

Hort-609

In Vitro Propagation

2(1-1)

 

Total

14

8th- Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Credit Hours

Hort-602

Vegetable and Flower Seed Production

3(2-1)

Hort-604

Medicinal and Aromatic Plants

3(2-1)

Hort-606

Peri-Urban Horticulture

3(2-1)

Hort-608

Internship

4(0-4)

 

Total

13

Credit hours of the specialized discipline requires for the award of B.Sc (Hons) in Agriculture with specialization in Horticulture

63

Total credit hours required for the Award of B.Sc (Hons) Degree in the Discipline of Horticulture including general credit hours

63+73 = 136

 

Specialization in Entomology

5th- Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Credit Hours

Ent-501

Insect Morphology

3(2-1)

Ent-503

Principles of Insect Taxonomy

3(2-1)

Ent-505

Insect Ecology 

3(2-1)

Ent-507

Insect Pests of Household, Man and Animals

3(2-1)

Ent-509

Applied Entomology

3(2-1)

Elective

Elective from SES/Agron/PBG

3(2-1)

 

Total

18

6th- Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Credit Hours

Ent-502

Insect Physiology

3(2-1)

Ent-504

Insect Biodiversity and Evolution

3(2-1)

Ent-506

Agricultural Pests 

3(2-1)

Ent-508

Stored Products Pest Management

3(2-1)

Ent-510

Beneficial Insects

3(2-1)

Elective

Elective from SES/Hort/Path

3(2-1)

 

Total

18

7th- Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Credit Hours

Ent-601

Integrated Pest Management

3(3-1)

Ent-603

Plant Resistance to Insect Pest

3(2-1)

Ent-605

Insecticides and their Application

3(2-1)

Ent-607

Range and Forest Entomology

3(2-1)

Ent-609

Agriculture and Environmental Pollution

3(2-1)

 

Total

15

8th- Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Credit Hours

Ent-602

Scientific Writing and Presentation 

3(0-3)

Ent-604

Apiculture

3(2-1)

Ent-606

Biological Control of Insect Pests and Weeds

3(2-1)

Ent-608

Internship

4(0-4)

 

Total

13

Credit hours of the specialized discipline requires for the award of B.Sc (Hons) in Agriculture with specialization in Entomology

64

Total credit hours required for the Award of B.Sc (Hons) Degree in the Discipline of Entomology including general credit hours

64+73 = 137

 

Specialization in Food Science and Technology

5th- Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Credit Hours

FST-501

Food Toxicology and Safety

3(3-0)

FST-503

Fruit and Vegetable Processing

3(2-1)

FST-505

Cereal Technology

3(2-1)

FST-507

Sugar Technology

3(2-1)

FST-509

Technology of Fats and Oils

3(2-1)

FST-511

Instrumental Techniques in Food Analysis

3(2-1)

 

Total

18

6th- Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Credit Hours

FST-502

Community Nutrition and Dietetics

3(2-1)

FST-504

Beverage Technology

3(2-1)

FST-506

Confectionery and Snack Foods

3(2-1)

FST-508

Bakery Products Technology

3(2-1)

FST-510

Postharvest Technology

3(2-1)

FST-512

Food Microbiology

3(2-1)

 

Total

18

7th- Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Credit Hours

FST-601

Meat Technology

3(2-1)

FST-603

Dairy Technology

3(2-1)

FST-605

Food Laws and Regulations

3(3-0)

FST-607

Food Biotechnology

3(2-1)

FST-609

Food Packaging

3(2-1)

FST-611

Research Projects and Scientific Writing

2(1-1)

 

Total

17

8th- Semester

Course No.

Course Title

Credit Hours

FST-602

Sensory Evaluation of Foods

3(2-1)

FST-604

Milk and Meat Hygiene and Public Health

3(2-1)

FST-606

Food Quality Management

3(2-1)

FST-608

Internship

4(0-4)

 

Total

13

Credit hours of the specialized discipline requires for the award of B.Sc (Hons) in Agriculture with specialization in Food Science & Technology

66

Total credit hours required for the Award of B.Sc (Hons) Degree in the Discipline of Food Science & Technology including general credit hours

66+73 = 139