BSc in Agricultural Economics

Objectives
  1. To produce competent professionals in Agricultural Economics to enhance rural and agricultural development
  2. To conduct researches in socio-economic areas
  3. To give consultancy and advisory service, trainings and community services.
Graduate Profile   
  • Serve as planner in agriculture and rural development,
  • Manager and organizer in agricultural enterprises,
  • Economic analyst,
  • Economic advisor or consultant,
  • Socio-economic researcher,
  • Extension team member/leader,
  • Teacher/ trainer
  • Market expert,
  • Bank expert
  • Credit expert, and
  • Policy analyst

Graduation Requirement 
 Students who are directly admitted from secondary school are expected to take common, core and supportive modules with a minimum of 180 ECTS for graduation. At the end of the program, the student is required to have a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 2.00 with no “F” letter grade in any course within each module.
Degree Nomenclature: Bachelor of science (B.Sc)degree  in Agricultural Economics
We are offering  distance programs in Agricultural Economics
Course Breakdown

 

BSC in Agricultural Economics

 

 

Course Name

Course code

Cr. Hr

ECTS

Year I Sem I

Civics and Ethics

CESt1021

3

5

Crop Production & Management

PlSc1041

4

6

Introduction to Natural Resources Mgt

NaRM1051

3

5

Communicative English

EnLa1011

3

5

Microeconomics-I

AgEc1061

3

5

Macroeconomics-I

AgEc1071

3

5

 

Semester Total

 

 

31

Year I Sem II

Soil & Water Conservation

NaRM1052

2

3

Selection & Management of Farm Machinery

AgEn1043

2

3

Introduction to Computer & its Applications

Comp1031

3

5

Animal Production & Management

AnSc1042

4

6

Basic Writing Skills

EnLa1012

3

5

Microeconomics-II

AgEc1062

3

5

Macroeconomics-II

AgEc1072

3

5

 

Semester Total

 

 

32

Year II Sem I

Mathematics for Economists

AgEc2081

4

7

Principles of Accounting

AgEc2091

3

5

Introduction to Statistics

AgEc2131

3

5

Statistics for Economists

AgEc2132

3

5

Rural Sociology

RDAE2081

2

3

Gender & Youth in Development

GNDT2082

2

3

Introduction to Agricultural Extension

RDAE2083

2

3

Semester Total

 

 

31

Year II

Sem II

Operations Research in Agricultural Economics

AgEc2082

3

5

Farming System and Livelihood Analysis

AgEc2114

3

5

Food Security and Agricultural Policy

AgEc2115

3

5

Rural Finance

AgEc2092

3

5

Econometrics

AgEc2133

4

6

 

Semester Total

 

 

26

Year III Sem I

International Trade

AgEc3121

3

5

Development Economics

AgEc3122

3

5

Natural Resource and Environmental Economics

AgEc3123

3

5

Research Methods  for Agricultural Economists

AgEc3141

3

5

Seminar in Agricultural Economics

AgEc3142

1

1

Farm Management

AgEc3101

3

5

Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management

AgEc3102

3

5

 

Semester Total

 

 

31

Year III Sem II

Agricultural Project Planning & Analysis

AgEc3124

3

5

Institutional Economics 

AgEc3125

3

5

Ethiopian Economy

AgEc3126

2

3

Senior Research Project

AgEc3143

3

5

Agricultural Marketing

AgEc3103

3

5

Value Chain Analysis and Development

ABVM3104

2

3

Organization and Mgmt of Cooperatives

AgEc3105

2

3

 

 

Semester Total

 

 

29