| Bachelor of Science Environmental Horticulture And Landscaping Technology

Bachelor of Science Environmental Horticulture And Landscaping Technology - Jomo Kenyatta University

Bachelor of science Environmental Horticulture And Landscaping Technologyat Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT) was designed to respond to increased concern over environmental quality of man’s surroundings due to the rapid transformation of the landscape affecting inherent natural and aesthetic forms.

 Bachelors Degree  4years  Fulltime Fee: on application
JKUAT
Public University Juja - Constituency, Kiambu - County

Bachelor of science Environmental Horticulture and Landscaping Technology degree program at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT) introduces students to the techniques of combining architectural skills and life science in planning of indoor and outdoor spaces. The principles of landscape design, construction and maintenance are important components of the course.

Professionals in Bachelor oof science Environmental Horticulture And Landscaping Technology at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT) are expected to contribute towards improving the application of science and technology in the use of plants and  other elements in design of natural and human inhabited spaces with the aim of improving quality of life and ensuring creation of beautiful and sustainable of environments

Bachelor of Science Environmental Horticulture And Landscaping Technology - objectives

Bachelor of science Environmental Horticulture And Landscaping Technologyat Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT) was designed to respond to increased concern over environmental quality of man’s surroundings due to the rapid transformation of the landscape affecting inherent natural and aesthetic forms. There is increasing demand therefore for professionals knowledgeable and skilled in the utilization of space and application of natural science and art to improve indoor and outdoor environments for long-term benefit to the users.

Entry requirements

Bachelor of science Environmental Horticulture And Landscaping Technologyat Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT) requires the following entries;

  • A student wishing to be admitted into the B.Sc. degree in Ornamental Science and Landscaping must satisfy the minimum University entry requirements and Faculty of Agriculture regulations.
  • In addition to the above, the student must have obtained the following minimum grades: An aggregate  and C (plain) in Biology / Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Maths /Physics
  • Alternatively, admission may also be granted to candidates with a Diploma in Horticulture  (with at least a credit) from a recognised University or college or its equivalent. Such candidates shall enter the programme at the second year of study.

Bachelor of Science Environmental Horticulture And Landscaping Technology - course content

Bachelor of science Environmental Horticulture And Landscaping Technologyat Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology(JKUAT)  has the following course units;

Year 1

  • HRD 2101 Communication Skills
  • HRD 2103 General Economics
  • AHS 2101 Introduction to General Agriculture and Agrometeorology
  • SMA 2160 Mathematics I
  • SPH 2160 Physics I
  • SBT 2440 Ecology and Environmental Science
  • SCH 2107 Chemistry I (Inorganic)
  • SBT 2202 Plant Morphology and Anatomy
  • HRD 2102 Development Studies
  • SMA 2161 Mathematics II
  • SPH 2161 Physics II
  • SCH 2106 Chemistry II (Physical)
  • SCH 2108 Chemistry III (Organic)
  • SBT 2302 Taxonomy of Higher Plants
  • SZL 2110 Entomology
  • SBT 2120 General Microbiology
  • SZL 2111 HIV/AIDS

Year 2

  • ICS 2110 Information Technology I
  • ABL 2105 Design Communication I
  • ABL 2312 Land Management and Environmental Conservation
  • SMA 2262 Statistics
  • SBT 2200 Plant Biochemistry and Physiology
  • SBT 2220 Plant Physiology
  • AHS 2202 Soil Science I
  • AHL 2201 Principles of Floriculture
  • ICS 2215 Information Technology II
  • AHL 2202 Ornamental Plant Propagation & Seed Science
  • AHS 2205 Genetics and Cytogenetics
  • ECE 2202 Engineering Surveying I
  • ABL 2111 Design Communication II
  • AHS 2208 Soil Science II
  • AHS 2206 Ornamental Horticulture I
  • ABL 2109 Introduction to Landscape Architecture
  • AHS 2209 Field Attachment I

Year 3

  • AHS 2406 Ornamental Horticulture II
  • AHS 2303 Plant Pathology
  • ABL 2110 Landscape Design I
  • AHS 2305 Plant Nutrition
  • AHS 2306 Experimental Design
  • AHS 2309 Plant Breeding
  • ABE 2321 Farm Structures (IA)
  • ABL 2313 Landscape Construction
  • AHL 2301 Cut flower and Cut-foliage Production
  • AHL 2302 Pot Plant Production
  • AHS 2311 Soil Fertility and Fertilizers
  • ABE 2322 Introduction to Farm Power and Machinery
  • AHL 2303 Pest and Weed Management
  • HRD 2109 Agricultural Marketing
  • AHL 2304 Arboriculture
  • AHS 2312 Research Project I
  • AHS 2313 Field Attachment II

Year 4

  • AHS 2401 Plant Biotechnology
  • ASE 2421 Irrigation and Drainage Engineering
  • AHS 2403 Horticultural Seminar
  • ABL 2211 Landscape Design II
  • AHL 2401 Turf Grass Culture and Management
  • AHL 2405 Postharvest Physiology and Technology
  • AHS 2404 Research Project II (2 Units)
  • AHS 2407 Soil Survey and Land Evaluation
  • AHL 2402 Social, Legal and Environmental Ethics
  • AHL 2403 Interior Plantscapes
  • ABL 2407 Computer Aided Design
  • AHL 2404 Greenhouse and Nursery Management
  • AHL 2406 Landscape Management
  • AHS 2409 Research Project III (2 Units)