Tuesday, May 21st 2019

Welcome to Department of Agriculture

    The Department of Agriculture for education and research at Saint Paul Institute, comprising of Bachelor Degree and Associate Degree, aims in improving productivity, diversification, competiveness and sustainability of agronomy, fisheries, animals and related industries. We support both students and farmers in times of hardship and assist with risk management and planning on agriculture development.

The department offers locally and internationally advance expertise and technology in agriculture-related disciplines. To foster diverse individual who highly inquisitive and have a good life-balance, the department has been working on 02 programs since 2010 covering academic field of agronomy, and integrated farming system. To achievably recruit diverse talent individual, we give applicants an entrance exam to assess their knowledge and ability, and be as indicator for comprehensive evaluation.

Upon entering the institute, the policy gives the students some time to grasp entire picture of agriculture to select their major. In addition, the department is developing future leaders with global mindsets by partnering with various universities locally and internationally. Through gradual promotion system where students enhance their expertise continuously, the systematic 4-year, 2-year curriculums, and our programs for human resource development aims to cultivate individuals to have comprehensive knowledge, advanced global awareness, expertise, social skills and a rich sense of humanity.

 

PHON SOVATNA

Head Department of Agriculture


 

General Information

From educational prospective, the department of agriculture strongly believes that graduated students will be becoming a firm backbone of our knowledge-based society. They are leading researchers who have high degree of expertise in the area of agriculture to foster innovative science and technology, and who have ability to research, solve problems with a flexible reasoning capacity and engage in strategic planning. Toward realization of our education policy to transform SPI to SPU, the department of agriculture has been considering transforming to faculty of agriculture which consists of 03 departments—Department of Agronomy consisting of 03 major skills such as Bachelor Degree of Agronomy, Associate Degree of Integrated Farming System and Associate Degree of Fruit and Vegetable Production, Department of Animal Science consisting of 02 major skills such as Bachelor of Animal Science and Associate Degree of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Food Science consisting of 02 major skills such as Bachelor Degree of Food Science and Associate Degree of Food Processing. This comprehensive educational system means the department resembles a reached-level entity and is ready while the Saint Paul Institute is transforming to Saint Paul University. To complete a milestone strategy, the department have also diversified screening methods to recruit students with various skill sets and to target the promising students upon they start compiling their research theses and graduated.

 

Mission

The mission of the department of agriculture is to realize THE MUST and HAVE-TO of mindset of students and mankind to sustainably use the biological resources, and to realize the evolution of agriculture to harmoniously apply for the global environment. We are glade to inspire our contribution to stabilize the supply of food and resources, conservation of living things for animals and plants, and health and welfare of human beings through education and research.

 

Objective

To widely achieve the mission, the department has set the following educational system to: 1) develop human resource to response to the educational policy, and stabilize food security

2) strengthen and enhance of farm application to dig out miscellaneous agriculture biological theories

3) improve student with flexible, goal and mission reasoning capacity so that they can reach a target of global-social skill and business-oriented

4) inspire students with quality mindset, value, responsibility and high invention

5) encourage students to dive into educational research manner so that they can contribute their knowledge to future generation ultimately.

 

Bachelor Degree in Agronomy

Curriculum 4 Years

 

Year 1

Semester One

Semester Two

Course

Credit

Hour

Course

Credit

Hour

Biology

2(1-1)

48

Botany

2(1-1)

48

Meteorology

2(2-0)

32

Zoology

2(1-1)

48

General Chemistry

3(3-0)

48

Introduction to Sociology

2(2-0)

32

General Mathematics

3(3-0)

48

General Geography

2(2-0)

32

English Language I

4(4-0)

64

English Language II

4(4-0)

64

Computer Application I

3(2-1)

64

Computer Application II

3(2-1)

64

Khmer Culture

2(2-0)

32

ASEAN Cultures 

2(2-0)

32

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

19

336

Total

17

320

Total credits for First Year: 36

 

Year 2

Semester One

Semester Two

Course

Credit

Hour

Course

Credit

Hour

Principles of Soil Science

3(2-1)

64

Plant Genetics

2(1-1)

48

Tropical Crop Production

2(1-1)

48

Crop Physiology

3(2-1)

64

Entomology

3(2-1)

64

Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition

3(2-1)

64

Weed Management

2(1-1)

48

Farm Power and Machinery

2(1-1)

48

Organic Farming and Safe Products

2(2-0)

32

Rural Socio-Economics

2(1-1)

48

Mushroom Production

1(0-1)

32

Sericulture

2(1-1)

48

Vegetable Production

2(1-1)

48

Fruit Crops

2(1-1)

48

Plant Biochemistry

2(2-0)

32

Integrated Aquaculture

2(1-1)

48

Animal Production

2(1-1)

48

English IV

2(2-0)

32

English III

2(2-0)

32

 

 

 

Total

21

448

 

20

448

Total credits for Second Year: 41

 

Year 3

Semester One

Semester Two

Course

Credit

Hour

Course

Credit

Hour

Plant Phathology

2(1-1)

48

Crop Diseases and their Management

2(1-1)

48

Plant Breeding

3(2-1)

64

Soil Conservation and Management

2(1-1)

48

Rice Production

2(1-1)

48

Agro-Ecology

2(1-1)

48

Agricultural Statistics

2(1-1)

48

Agricultural Extension

2(1-1)

48

Soil Microbiology

2(1-1)

48

Rubber Production

2(1-1)

48

Soil and Plant Analysis

2(1-1)

48

Biometry and Research Methodology

2(1-1)

48

Environmental Science

2(1-1)

48

Plant Protection

2(1-1)

48

Plant Biotechnology

3(2-1)

64

Agricultural Marketing and International Trade

2(1-1)

48

Administration

2(2-0)

32

Seed Production Technology

2(1-1)

48

 

 

 

Agricultural Policy

2(2-0)

32

Three Months Internship

Total

20

448

Total

20

464

Total credits for Third Year: 40

 

Year 4

Semester One

Semester Two

Course

Credit

Hour

Course

Credit

Hour

Ornamental Horticulture

2(1-1)

48

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Research and Thesis Writing

 (9 Credits)

Cropping Systems

2(2-0)

32

Water and Irrigation System

2(1-1)

48

Farm Management

2(1-1)

48

Spatial Statistics in Agriculture

2(1-1)

48

Introductory Nematology

2(1-1)

48

Farming System and Sustainable Agriculture

2(1-1)

48

Projection Management

2(1-1)

48

Integrated Pest Management

2(1-1)

48

Scientific Writing

2(2-0)

32

Total

20

448

Total credits for Forth Year:29

Grand total credits: 148

Elective Courses:

Course

Credit

Diseases of Fruit and Vegetable Crops

2 (1-1)

Insect Pest and their Management

2 (1-1)

Insect Ecology and Economic Entomology

2 (1-1)

Post-harvest Technology

2 (1-1)

 


         
         
         
       

 

⇒Associate Degree in Integrated Farming System

Curriculum

 

Year1

Semester One

Semester Two

Course

Credit

Hour

Course

Credit

Hour

General English Language I

4(4-0)

64

General English Language II

4(4-0)

64

English for Agriculture I

3(2-1)

64

English for Agriculture II

3(2-1)

64

Computer Application I

3(2-1)

64

Computer Application II

3(2-1)

64

General Agriculture

3(2-1)

64

Biology

2(1-1)

48

Communication and Agricultural Extension

2(2-0)

32

Applied Microbiology

2(1-1)

64

Seed Production

2(1-1)

48

Survey Techniques

2(1-1)

48

Fertilizers and fertility Management

2(1-1)

48

Dry Farming

2(1-1)

48

Basic Plant Science

2(1-1)

48

Basic Animal Science

2(1-1)

48

Total

21

432

Total

20

448

Internship for 2 Months (3 Credits)

Total credits for First Year: 44

 

Year2

Semester One

Semester Two

Course

Credit

Hour

Course

Credit

Hour

General English Language III

4(4-0)

64

General English Language IV

4(4-0)

64

English for Communication I

3(3-0)

48

English for Communication II

3(3-0)

48

Integrated Farming System

3(2-1)

64

Organic Farming

3(2-1)

64

Ruminant Management

2(1-1)

48

Non- Ruminant Management

2(1-1)

48

Plant Protection

2(1-1)

48

Integrated Pest and Weed Management

2(1-1)

48

On-Farm Water Management

2(2-0)

32

Mushroom Production

2(1-1)

48

Post-harvest Management

2(1-1)

48

Fruit Trees

2(1-1)

48

Animal Nutrition

2(1-1)

48

Ornamental Plants

2(1-1)

48

Vegetable gardening

2(1-1)

48

Rice cultivation

2(1-1)

48

Production Systems

2(1-1)

48

Aquaculture Production System

2(1-1)

48

Total

24

496

Total

24

512

Internship 3 Months (3 Credits)

Total credits for Second Year: 51

Grand total credits: 95

 

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