Academic Programmes

ACCADEMIC PROGRAMMES:
In accordance with the NUC recommendation, the Department offers Post-graduate Diploma (PGD) in Animal Breeding and Physiology and Post-graduate programs leading to the awards of Master of Science (M.Sc) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees, with specializations in Animal Breeding and Genetics, and Animal Physiology. The Department also assists in offering 5-years program of instruction that have practical of 12 months duration leading to the award of Bachelor of Agriculture (B.Agric) degree, with specialization in Animal Science.

COURSES:
The Department offers undergraduate and Post-graduate courses. The undergraduate causes include:

  • Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals.
  • Animal Genetics and Breeding
  • Poultry Management
  • Applied Animal Breeding
  • Reproductive Physiology and Artificial Insemination
  • Environmental Physiology
  • Genetic Engineering of Domestic Animals
  • Techniques in Reproductive Biotechnology.

Post-graduate Diploma (PGD):
The Department offers Post-graduate Diploma (PGD) in Animal Breeding and Physiology. The courses undertaken in this are includes:

  • Seminar
  • CAS Project
  • Applied Animal Breeding
  • Poultry Production
  • Beef and Diary production
  • Feed and Feedstuff
  • Animal Experimental Research Techniques
  • Pasture and Range management
  • Forage and Fodder production
  • Natural Ecosystem
  • Animal Physiology
  • Animal nutrition
  • Pig and Rabbit production
  • Sheep and Goat production
  • Feed-mill technology
  • Animal products and processing technology
  • Wildlife Ecology and management.

Master of Science (M.Sc) Degree in Animal Breeding and Genetics:
Courses in this area include:

  • Seminar
  • Thesis
  • Evolution and Hereditary
  • Molecular and Biochemical genetics
  • Advanced Statistical model
  • Quantitative Genetics
  • Advanced Animal breeding
  • Special Topics in Quantitative genetics and animal breeding
  • Computer Applications in agricultural Research
  • Experimental Designs

Master of Science (M.Sc) Degree in Animal Physiology:
Courses offered in this area include:

  • Seminar
  • Thesis
  • Advanced Physiology I
  • Advanced Physiology II
  • Advanced Endocrinology I
  • Advanced Environmental Physiology
  • Endocrinology of Reproduction
  • Physiology of Reproduction in Male Animals
  • Physiology of Reproduction in Female Animals
  • Animal Ethology
  • Advanced Statistical Methods
  • Computer Applications in Agricultural Research
  • Experimental Designs

Doctor of Physiology (PhD) in Animal Breeding and Genetics:
Courses offered in this area include:

  • Dissertation
  • Seminar
  • Introduction to Population Genetics
  • Advanced population Genetics theory
  • Advances in Animal Breeding
  • Methods in Quantitative Genetics and Animal breeding Research
  • Special topics in population Genetics
  • Linear Statistical Models
  • Multivariate Statistics.

Doctor of Physiology (PhD) in Animal Physiology:
Courses offered in this area include:

  • Dissertation
  • Seminar
  • Physiology of Homeostasis
  • Environmental Physiology
  • Physiology of Nutrition
  • Physiology of Mammalian Reproduction
  • Physiology of Growth
  • Physiology of Lactation
  • Physiology of Avian Reproduction
  • Semen Technology
  • Special Topics in Animal Reproduction.