The B.Sc. in Agricultural Extension and Community Development programme is for students interested in having leadership and management skills needed to conceptualize, plan, implement, monitor, and evaluate agricultural and related community development programmes and projects. In this programme, you will learn how to promote participatory community development to ensure food security and sustainable livelihoods at the community level. Career Opportunities: Graduates of the programme can work with institutions such as Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development and its agencies, Research institutions, Agricultural Produce Buying Agencies, Religious organisations, Non-Governmental Organization, Ghana Cocoa Board and other development agencies to facilitate agricultural and community development. They are the most sought after professionals by public and private development agencies.
A. Candidates with WASSCE must have passes in the following core subjects: English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science or Social Studies In addition to the above, candidates must have passes in three (3) elective subjects under following options: Option One: General Agriculture, Biology, Crop Husbandry and Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Fisheries, Forestry, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics Option Two: Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Elective Mathematics and ICT Option Three: Any three subjects from the following Agricultural Science Electives – General Agriculture. Crop Husbandry and Horticulture, Animal Husbandry. Fisheries and Forestry. Option Four: Three passes in technical courses including at least one science subject Option Five: Three passes in Visual Art courses inducing at least one science subject Option Six: Three passes in Home Economics courses including at least one science subject Option Seven: Credit passes in any three courses in General Arts and Business B. Candidates with diploma certificates in any field of Agriculture from a recognized institution, depending on their class will be considered for admission at Level 200 (2 nd Class Lower) or 300 (1 st Class and 2 nd Class Upper). Candidates must pass a selection interview.