UPDATED LIST OF NIGERIA UNIVERSITIES OFFERING AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND EXTENSION AND REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION
Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Extension aims to equip students with comprehensive theoritical knowledge and practical skills for productive and economic agricultural activities in both private and public sector of the economy; such as: Farm Management, Agricultural Marketing, Monitoring and Evaluation of Agricultural projects/programs, Agricultural Extension, Programme Planning and Management, Community Development, Credit Officers, Investment Officers, Agricultural Research, and so on.
DEGREE AWARDING UNIVERSITIES OFFERING AGRIC ECONOMICS AND EXTENSION
DIRECT ENTRY REQUIREMENT
Two (2) A level passes in Chemistry and one of Zoology/Botany/Agricultural Science/Biology, Geography, Mathematics, Physics, Geology, Economics and Health Science.
SSCE (O’LEVEL) RESULT REQUIREMENTS
Five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and one of Geography, Physics and Economics.
JAMB UTME SUBJECT COMBINATION
Chemistry, Biology/ Agricultural Science plus Mathematics or Physics.
IMPORTANT CONDITIONS TO NOTE ABOUT AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND EXTENSION
(i) ABSU accepts ND/HND at credit level.
(ii) CALABAR – accepts
(a) two (2) A level passes in any of Chemistry, Biology / Botany/Zoology/Agricultural Science/ Geography /Geology /Economics and Mathematics.
(b) HND, ND/NCE merit but does not accept IJMB and accepts at least O level pass in Physics
(iii) EKSU and BAUCHI accept O level pass in Physics
(iv) UYO accepts ND upper credit HND lower credit, NCE merit in relevant programs plus UTME requirements.
(v) MAKURDI – As in Agricultural Economics
(vi) MAUTY accepts any of the following:
(a) GCE “A Level passes in Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science
(b) ND in Agriculture, plus O level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science
(c) HND with plus O level credit passes in English Language, Mathematics., Chemistry & Biology/Agricultural Science
(d) IJMB with seven (7) points in Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science or Mathematics
(vii) FUTA accepts
(a) ND or equivalent professional qualifications at upper credit or A level passes in two (2) of the following subjects, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics.
(viii) RSUST accepts ND upper credit HND/NCE at credit level in relevant subjects, plus UTME requirements into 200 level.
(ix) LAUTECH accepts ND upper credit/HND/NCE at credit level in relevant subjects, plus the UTME requirements.
(x) TSUJ in addition to UTME requirements accepts
(a) A level passes to include Chemistry and any of Biology, Agricultural Science, Economics
(b) ND lower credit and NCE merit
(c) HND upper credit and NCE Distinction
(xi) EBSU accepts NCE with minimum merit passes in relevant subjects or HND and ND with minimum of upper credit in relevant programs.
(i) CALABAR requires O level credit in Physics.
(ii) RSUST requires O level credit in Agricultural Science with at least O level pass in Biology. Requires O level credit passes in Chemistry, Economics and Mathematics.
(iii) ESUTECH requires at least O level pass in Physics
(iv) CRUTECH and FUTA in addition to UTME requirements accept at least O level pass in Physics.
(v) PHC – Same as Fisheries.
(vi) LAUTECH requires O level credit passes in Biology and Physics
(vii) FUTA requires at least five (5) credit passes at SSC or equivalent at NOT more than two (2) sittings in the following subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology or Agricultural Science, Economics or Geography. At least O level pass in Physics is accepted.
(viii) ABSU requires five (5) SSC credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and one of Physics or Economics.
(ix) MINNA Same as in Water Resources, Aquaculture and Fisheries Technology.
(x) TSUJ accepts Statistics in lieu of Physics.
(xi) COOU requires five (5) O level credit passes to include English Language, Biology/Agricultural Science, Chemistry and any one of Mathematics, Physics, Geography and Economics.
(xii) MAUTY requires O level credit passes in Chemistry, Biology/ Agricultural Science and any one (1) from Physics/Geography/ Economics/Marketing.
- FUTA requires English Language, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and either Mathematics or Economics.
- JABU requires O level pass in Physics
- TSUJ and CALABAR require English Language, Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science and either Mathematics or Physics. TSUJ also accepts Economics.
- MAUTY requires Biology/Agricultural Science and any other two (2) of Chemistry, Physics, Geography, Economics and Mathematics