BSc. in Animal Science

Graduate Profile
The Bachelor of Science degree programme in Animal Sciences includes theoretical and practical knowledge and skills in animal production, genetics and animal breeding, animal biotechnology, apiculture, feeds and nutrition, range management and others related activities

Minimum Admission Requirement
Regular Full Time

  • Successful completion of the Ethiopian Secondary Preparatory School (10+2 program
  • Placement as advance standing.
  • Applicants of ATVET must pass written entrance examination

Summer in-Service
This curriculum is designed to upgrade diploma holders in animal health and animal production sciences. Therefore, diploma graduates of animal health (AHA) and diploma graduates in various fields of animal sciences are eligible to enroll in the program. To be considered for admission in the Bachelor of Science in animal health program a student must present:

1. Diploma in animal health

2. Diploma in animal science

Duration of Study

  • Regular Fulltime = The normal duration for the program is three years.
  • Summer in-service = The normal duration for the program is five years.

Course breakdown of the department (Regular - Full time)

Year I Semester I

Code

Course title

Cr. Hr.

EnLa 201

Communicative English Skills

3(3+0)

AnSc211

Veterinary Microbiology

3(2+1)

AnSc.221

Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals

3(2+1)

NRM. 132

Introductory Soils

2(1+1)

Chem 351

Biochemistry

3(2+1)

NRM.101

Wildlife Conservation and Management

2(2+0)

CvEt 201

Civics and Ethics

3(3+0)

 

Total

19

Year I Semester II

Course Code

Course title

Cr. hr.

Stat 260

Introduction to Statistics

3(2+1)

AnSc212

Introduction to Animal Genetics

3(3+0)

AnSc222

Forage and Pasture Production

3(2+1)

AnSc232

Reproductive Physiology and AI

2(1+1)

AnSc242

Principles of Animal Nutrition

3(2+1)

AnSc 252

The Biology of Honey Bee

2(1+1)

CBE101

Community Based Training Programme (CBTP) I

3(0+3)

Flen.200

Basic Writing Skills 

3(3+0)

 

Total

22

Year II Semester I

Course Code

Course title

Cr. Hr.

AnSc 311

Animal Breeding

3(2+1)

AnSc 321

Veterinary Parasitology

3(2+1)

AnSc  331

Fisheries and Aquaculture

3(2+1)

AgEc.101

Introduction to Economics

2(2+0)

AnSc.341

Applied Animal Nutrition and Feed Processing

3(2+1)

AnSc 351

Biometry

3(2+1)

CBE 102

Community Based Training Programme (CBTP) II

3(0+3)

 

Total

20

Year II Semester II

Course code

Course Title

Cr. Hr.

AnSc.312

Animal Health and Disease Control

3(2+1)

AnSc 322

Range Ecology and Management

3(2+1)

AnSc 332

Beekeeping and Its Management

3(1+1)

AnSc.342

Draught Animals Production

2(1+1)

AgEc.303  

Rural Sociology and Agricultural Extension

3(3+0)

AnSc.352

Animal Biotechnology

2(2+0)

AnSc.362

Processing and Preservation of Hides and Skins

2(1+1)

ICTE   101

Computer skill and Software Application

2(1+1)

 

Total  

19

 Year III Semester I

Course code

Course title

Cr. hr.

AnSc.411

Dairy Cattle Production

3(2+1)

AnSc.421

Poultry Production and Hatchery Management

3(2+1)

AnSc.431

Sheep and Goat Production

3(2+1)

AgEc.342

Agricultural Project Planning and Analysis

3(3+0)

AnSc.441

Senior seminar

1(0+1)

AnSc.451

Research Methods in Animal Sciences

2(2+0)

AnSc.461

Camel Production

2(1+1)

AnSc.471

Practical Animal Science I

1(0+1)

AgEc.461

Agricultural Marketing (E) (N)

2(2+0)

AnSc 481

Animal Ethology (E)(N)

2(2+0)

 

Total

20

Year III Semester II

Course code

Course title

Cr. hr.

AgEc.312

Farm Management

3(3+0)

AnSc.412

Beef Cattle Production

3(2+1)

AgEc.362

Entrepreneurship Development and Small Business Management

2(2+0)

AnSc.422

Food Hygiene and Veterinary Public Health

2(1+1)

AnSc.432

Practical Animal Science II

1(0+1)

AnSc.442

Milk, Meat & Poultry Products Processing and Preservation

3(2+1)

AnSc.452

Student Research Projects

3(0+3)

AnSc.462

Sericulture

2(1+1)

 

Total

19

 

Total Credit Hours for Graduation

119

Course Profile BSc in Animal Health (Summer)

Summer I

 

S No

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Remark

1

CHEM 101

Organic Chemistry

2 (2+0)

 

2

BISC 113

Veterinary Gross Anatomy

3 (2+1)

 

3

BISC 123

Veterinary Physiology

3 (2+1)

 

4

BISC 125

Veterinary Histology

3 (2+1)

 

5

BISC 103

Molecular Biology

1(1+0)

 

 

Total

 

12+0

12

 

Summer II

 

S No

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Remark

1

BISC 104

Veterinary Biochemistry

2 (2+0)

 

2

PAPA124

Veterinary Pathology

3 (2+1)

 

3

MIVP120

Veterinary Microbiology

3 (2+1)

 

4

PAPA122

Veterinary Parasitology

3 (2+1)

 

5

BISC115

Veterinary Embryology

1(1+0)

 

6

AnSc 203

Sheep Goat and Camel Production**

3 (3+0)

 

7

CBTP 102

CBTP 1

3 (0+3)

 

 

Total

 

12+3+3

18

 

Summer III

 

S No

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Remark

1

BISC 301

Veterinary Toxicology

2 (1+1)

 

2

BISC 203

Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics

3 (2+1)

 

3

MIVP 212

Veterinary Immunology

2 (2+0)

 

4

CLIS 212

Veterinary Clinical and Laboratory Diagnosis

3 (2+1)

 

5

AnSc 201

Dairy and Beef Cattle Production

2 (2+0)

 

6

AnSc 202

Poultry and Swine Production**

2 (1+1)

 

7

CLIS 341

Clinical Practice I**

1(0+1)

 

8

BISC 321

Senior Seminar**

1(0+1)

 

9

CBTP 202

CBTP II

3 (0+3)

 

 

Total

 

12+3+4

19

 

Summer IV

S No

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Remark

1

CLIS 301

Large Animal Medicine

3 (2+1)

 

2

STAT 202

Applied Statistics and Research Methods

2 (2+0)

 

3

CLIS 222

Surgery and Diagnostic Imaging

3 (2+1)

 

4

AnSc 212

Apiculture and Bee Disease

2 (2+0)

 

5

CLIS 224

Gynecology and Obstetrics

3 (2+1)

 

6

BISC 330

Senior Research Project **

3 (0+3)

 

7

CLIS 362

Clinical Practice II **

1 (0+1)

 

 

 

Total

13+4

17

 

 

 

 

 

Summer V

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S No

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Remark

1

PAPA 331

Veterinary Clinical Pathology

3 (2+1)

 

2

MIVP 301

Food Hygiene and Veterinary Public Health

3 (2+1)

 

3

CLIS 320

Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine

3 (3+0)

 

4

CLIS 314

Poultry Disease

3 (2+1)

 

5

CLIS 303

Small Animal Medicine

2 (1+1)

 

 

 

Total

14+0

14

 

Contact Address:
Department Website: dept.animalscience@ju.edu.et

Contact Person :
Department of Animal Sciences
P.O.Box-307, Jimma, Ethiopia.
Phone: +251-471-118103
Fax: +251-471-110934