BSc in Post Harvest Management

Minimum Admission Requirement

  • Regular Full Time

Duration of Study

  • Regular Fulltime = 3 years

Course breakdown in each semester

Table 1: Year I Semester I

 

Course Title

Course No

Cr. Hrs

1

Communicative English Skills

EnLa 201

3

2

Applied Mathematics I

Math 201

3

3

Principles of plant science

PlSc 201

3

4

Introduction to animal science

AnSc 201

2

5

Biochemistry

BISc 201

3

6

General microbiology

Biol 201

2

7

Civics and Ethics

CvEt 201

3

 

Semester Total Credit

 

19

Table 2: Year I Semester I

 

Course Title

Course No

Cr. Hrs

1

Introduction to statistics

Stat 201

3

2

Basic English Writing Skills

EnLa 202

3

2

Technical drawing

PHM 252

2

3

Fluid mechanics

PHM 262

2

5

Food microbiology

PHM 222

3

6

Food chemistry

PHM 232

3

8

Community Based Training Program-I

CBTP 202

3

 

Semester Total Credit

 

19

 

Table 3: Year II Semester I

 

Course Title

Course No

Cr. Hrs

1

Heat and mass transfer

PHM 311

3

2

Human Nutrition

PHM 342

2

3

Dairy science and technology

PHM 321

3

4

Physical and engineering properties of foods and biomaterials

PHM 341

3

5

Principles of food processing and preservation

PHM 351

3

6

Design and analysis of experiments

PHM 361

3

7

Community Based Training Program-II

CBTP 311

3

 

Semester Total Credit

 

20

 

Table 1: Year II Semester II

 

Course Title

Course No.

Cr. Hrs

1

Food packaging technology

PHM 302

2

2

Meat science and technology

PHM 312

3

3

Post harvest pest management

PHM 212

2

4

Post harvest handling and processing of grains

PHM 332

2

5

Post-harvest pathology

PHM 301

3

6

System designs in post-harvest equipments and storage structures

PHM 352

2

7

Research proposal and report writing

PHM 372

1

8

Post-harvest physiology and handling of perishable crops

PHM 342

3

9

Food Analysis (Elective I )*

PHM 390

2

10

Practical attachment (Elective II )*

PHM 300

0 (p/F)

 

Semester Total Credit

 

18/20

*Students will register for either of the two courses

Table 5: Year III Semester I

No

Course Title

Course No

Cr. Hrs

1

Honey handling and processing

PHM 401

2

2

Food product development and sensory evaluation

PHM 411

3

 

Spices and herbs processing

PHM 322

2

3

Coffee and tea processing

PHM 421

2

4

Food quality control and assurance

PHM 431

3

5

Senior seminar

PHM 441

1

6

Fermentation technology

PHM 451

2

7

Indigenous knowledge on post harvest practices

PHM 461

2

8

Sugar and Confectionary Technology (Elective III)*

 

2

9

Fat and Oil Processing (Elective IV)*

 

2

 

Semester Total Credit

 

19

*Students will register for either of the two courses

Table 6: Year III Semester II


No

Course Title

Course No

Credit hours

1

Agricultural marketing and value chain management

AGEC 412

3

2

Entrepreneurship and small business management

AGEC 402

2

3

Extension in post-harvest management

AGEC 422

2

4

Waste management and environmental protection

PHM 432

3

5

Processing of fruits and vegetables

PHM 442

2

6

Gender and development

AGEC 452

2

7

Operation and maintenance of post harvest machinery

PHM 462

1

8

Student research project

PHM 472

3

9

Alternative Energy sources for post-harvest Technology (Elective V)

PHM 482

2

10

Toxicology in Post-harvest (Elective VI)

PHM 492

1

 

Semester Total Credit

 

19/20

*Students will register for either of the two courses

How To Apply

Contact Address:
Department of Pos-harvest management (PHM)
P.O.Box-307, Jimma, Ethiopia.
Phone:
+251471111975
Fax:
+251 0471110934