BS Agriculture (Horticulture)

The BS Agriculture program at Superior provides the students with invaluable insights into the continuous technological transformation in the field of agriculture through experiential learning modules that help with bridging the gap between the classroom, the farm, and the commercial market. Given the agricultural industry’s significant contribution to the national economy, this program holds great potential for sustainable and cost-effective entrepreneurial ventures along with a range of employment opportunities.

Semester 1

CourseCredit Hours
Basics of Agriculture3
Islamic Studies/Ethics2
Computer Science and Information Technology3
Introduction to Food Science and Technology3
Exercise in Reading, Writing & Comprehension3
Elementary Mathematics3

Semester 2

CourseCredit Hours
Communication Skills3
Introductory Entomology3
Introductory Horticulture3
Introduction to Soil Science3
Marketing & Agri. Business3

Semester 3

CourseCredit Hours
Pakistan Studies2
Plant Breeding & Genetics3
Principles of Agronomy3
Introductory Plant Pathology3
Farm Mechanization2
Introduction to Veterinary Preventive Medicine2
Rural Sociology and Development2

Semester 4

CourseCredit Hours
Agriculture Economics3
Agriculture Extension3
Introduction to Rangelands and Wildlife Management3
Irrigation and Drainage Practices2
Introductory Statistics2
Basics of Molecular Biology2
Introductory Plant Biotechnology2

Semester 5

CourseCredit Hours
Principles of Fruit Production4
In Vitro Propagation2
Principles of Ornamental Crop Production3
Propagation and Nursery Management3
Medicinal and Aromatic Plants3
Indoor Plant Culture2

Semester 6

CourseCredit Hours
Commercial Fruit Production4
Commercial Vegetable Production4
Introductory Landscape Gardening3
Breeding of Horticultural Crops3
Business Management in Horticulture3

Semester 7

CourseCredit Hours
Post-Harvest Horticulture4
Vegetable and Flower Seed Production3
Principles of Vegetable Production4
Commercial Flower Production3
Temperate Fruits2
Project Planning and Scientific Writing2

Semester 8

CourseCredit Hours
Genomics, Transcriptomics and Proteomics Bioinformatics3
Minor Fruits3
Research Methods and Techniques in2
Mushroom Culture2
Internship and Evaluation4

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