DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY TECHNOLOGY

DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY TECHNOLOGY
Shettima Usman Kyari
Head of Department

Objectives

The programme in forestry technology is designed to produce technicians capable of assisting in the establishment of forestry of forestry plantation and in managing forest resources.

A successful product of this product of this programme should be able to survey, plot and demarcate an area for forestry project and calculated volume of wood on a giving site.

Establish nursery for forestry and horticultural seed production; assist in afforestation project, in establishment of forest plantation and participate in community-forest extension programme; Identify useful trees, shrubs and herbs of economic importance in forestry, and identify disease symptoms in nurseries and in plantation.

The Department have finished making a plan in line with NBTE guideline to run higher national Diploma in Forestry. This will be updated as soon as the program starts.

NATIONAL DIPLOMA (FORESTRY TECHNOLOGY)

ND l: FIRST SEMESTER (FOT)

Course code

Course title

Duration (Hrs)

Units

STB 111

STB 112

BCS 111

BPH

STA 111

MTH 111

FOT 111

FOT 101

AGR 101

GNS 101

COM 001

AGF 101

GNS 111

AGT 212

Cell biology

Morphology & physiology of living things

General and phys. Chemistry

Mechanics &properties of matter & heat

Energy

Introduction to statistics

Logic and linear algebra

Geography

Introductory forestry

Introductory agriculture

Communication in English

Computer application l

Farm practice l

Citizenship education

Agro-climatology

75

75

75

75

30

30

30

15

30

75

30

30

30

30

3.0

3.0

3.0

3.0

2.0

2.0

2.0

1.0

2.0

3.0

3.0

2.0

2.0

2.0

TOTAL

ATB, BCH, STA, MTH: see basic science syllabus

GNS: see general studies syllabus

ND l: SECOND SEMESTER (FOT)

Course code

Course title

Duration(Hrs)

Units

WPT 111

BCH 121

AGT 226

FOT 121

AGT 212

FOT 122

WPT 122

AGT 124

PTD 111

POT 217

GNS 202

COM 002

GNS 121

GNS 126

Introduction to timber economic

Organic and inorganic chemistry

Horticulture

Forest botany 1

Agro-climatology

Forest working technology

Introductory wood technology

Rural sociology

Technical drawing

Research method

Communication in English ll

Computer application ll

Citizenship education

Physical and health education

15

75

30

75

15

75

15

30

75

30

30

75

30

30

1.0

3.0

2.0

3.0

1.0

3.0

1.0

2.0

3.0

2.0

2.0

3.0

2.0

2.0

TOTAL

ND ll: FIRST SEMESTER (FOT)

Course code

Course title

Duration (Hrs)

Units

FOT 218

FOT 211

TSL 101

FOT 212

WPT 214

AGF 219

FOT 213

WPT 216

FOT 214

CME 122

AGT 231

Research method ll

Silviculture l

Basic principles of land surveying i

Forestry menstruation l

Forestry engineering and timber harvest

Agro-forestry tech

Forest policy, law and administration

Timber seasoning

Wildlife conservation

Basic workshop practice l

Field experimentation

30

30

75

75

30

30

30

30

30

75

30

2.0

2.0

3.0

3.0

2.0

2.0

2.0

2.0

2.0

3.0

2.0

TOTAL

ND ll: SECOND SEMESTER (FOT)

Course code

Course title

Duration (hrs)

Units

WPT 223

FOT 221

FOT 222

TSL 102

AGT 230

FOT 224

WPT 224

WPT 215

FOT 212

FOT 225

BAM 216

Technology of wood production l

Forest management

Forest utilization

Basic principles of land survey ll

Agricultural extension

Silviculture ll

Bio deterioration of wood and its control

Workshop practice ll

Forestry inventory

Project

Practice of entrepreneurship education

30

30

30

75

30

30

30

30

75

75

2.0

2.0

2.0

3.0

2.0

2.0

2.0

2.0

3.0

4.0

3.0

TOTAL

CERTIFICATE IN FORESTRY (NURSERY AND LANDSCAPE)

FIRST SEMESTER

Course code

Course title

Duration (hrs)

Units

CNL 001

CNL 002
CNL 003

CNL 004

CNL 005

CNL 006

CNL 011

CNL 012

CNL 014

CNL 013

Introduction to forestry

Seed and seedling development

Landscape management (intro)

Intro. plant taxonomy

Elementary surveying

Parks and garden establishment

Introductory to statistic

Introduction to computer skill

English and communication skills

Practical/ reports

   
 

TOTAL

   

SECOND SEMESTER

Course code

Course title

Duration (hrs)

Units

CNL 007

CNL 008

CNL 009

CNL 010

Pest and nursery disease

Nursery construction

Parks/landscape technique l

Plant soil relation/nutrition

   
 

TOTAL