Course Offerings | Visayas State University

Core Courses:
AGDE 201
RURAL DEVELOPMENT THEORIES AND APPROACHES
Concepts, theories and approaches in rural development and their application in developing countries
AGDE 202
PROBLEMS AND ISSUES IN AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
Social economic, technological, and bio-physical problem and issues in agricultural and rural development with emphasis on Philippine setting
Agronomy
AGRO 141
CROPPING SYSTEMS
Principles of Multiple and Monoculture Cropping and their application
AGRO 212
FIELD CROP PRODUCTION AND MANAGEMENT
Recent Advances in the Production and Management of Field Crops
AGRO 213
MANURING OF FIELD CROPS
Kind and sources of fertilizers and methods of application in relation to growth habits and other plant characteristics
AGRO 214
PHYSIOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF CROP PRODUCTION
Physiological processes associated with crop production, plant population and distribution effects, energy transport, storage and regrowth
AGRO 215
APPLIED FIELD CROP PHYSIOLOGY
Management and Evaluation of Environmental Factors Influencing Crop Growth and Development
AGRO 241
ADVANCED CROPPING SYSTEMS
Recent Advances and Trends in Cropping Systems and Soil-Plant-Atmosphere Relations
AGRO 243
ADVANCED FORAGE AND PASTURE MANAGEMENT AND UTILIZATION
Improvement, management and utilization of forage and pasture crops including seed production
AGRO 244
ADVANCED CEREAL PRODUCTION
Physiology, nutrition, varietal improvement, and storage of cereals; recent advances and trends in production
 Other Courses
FSYS 121
FUNDAMENTALS OF FARMING SYSTEMS
Basic concepts in integrated small farm production systems; factors affecting the productivity of small farms; farming systems research and extension
SOIL 123
SOIL FERTILITY AND FERTILIZER
Properties of the solid components of soil; soil sampling and analysis lime and fertilizer requirements; fertilizer analysis, storage, handling and application
SOIL 211
ADVANCED SOIL FERTILITY
Properties of soils affecting nutrient availability, fate of fertilizers; reclaiming salt-affected soils; yield potentials
AGBT 117
FIELD PLOT TECHNIQUES AND EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN
Statistical procedures and techniques in research
 Agricultural Education
AGED 145
PRINCIPLES AND METHODS OF TEACHING AGRICULTURE
Concepts and Strategies in Teaching Agriculture; Class Management and Procedure
AGED 212
CURRICULUM PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT
Curriculum planning and strategies; analysis of school environment in relation to agricultural education curricula
AGED 214
COLLEGE TEACHING
Selection and organization of subject matter for specific courses; development of teaching techniques; evaluation of learning outcomes
AGED 232
SOCIAL CHANGE AND EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Analysis of the theories of social change and their application to social innovations for educational development
AGED 241
NON-FORMAL EDUCATION IN AGRICULTURE
Concepts, principles and strategies of non-formal education in agriculture
AGED 242
ADVANCED ADMINISTRATION AND SUPERVISION
Concepts, theories, practices and legal basis of administration and supervision under relevance of educational institutions, leadership and educational management
AGED 243
PERSONNEL ADMINISTRATION
Effective Personnel Administration in Relation to Quality of Education: Interpretation and Analysis of Civil Service Rules and Regulations
PROFED 121
PRINCIPLES OF EDUCATION
Basic philosophical,  psychological,  and sociological principle underlying the educative process
PROFED 122
EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
Teaching-learning behavior as applied to school setting, specifically the study of how students learn and how to teach them optimize their acquisition of learning
PROFED 134
TEST, MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION
Principles and concepts in educational tests, measurement and evaluation, statistics used in interpreting test
ADED 211
ADVANCED EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
Psychological theories and principles underlying the learning process
 Agricultural Extension
AGEX 132
PRINCIPLES, METHODS AND STRATEGIES IN EXTENSION
Application of selected concepts, principles, methods and strategies in education that are commonly used in non-formal setting most especially concerning the disadvantaged rural population
AGEX 136
RURAL LEADERSHIP AND GROUP DYNAMICS
Theories and trends in rural leadership and application of group dynamics in solving rural problems
AGEX 215
RURAL SOCIAL SYSTEM
Rural Organizations: Their structures, functions and effectiveness in meeting the needs of the rural people
AGEX 217
TEACHING FARMERS CLASSES IN AGRICULTURE
Organizing and promoting farmer classes; course planning; instructional procedures; follow-up and evaluation
AGEX 218
EXTENSION STRATEGIES FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT
Extension Strategies for Rural Development Applicable on Developing Countries
AGEX 233
COMMUNICATION IN EXTENSION
Application of Concepts and Principles of Communication in Extension education
AGEX 234
PARA-PROFESSIONALS IN ADULT EDUCATION
Concepts, principles, methods and procedures useful to adult education teachers in working with paraprofessionals
AGEX 244
EVALUATION IN ADULT EDUCATION
Concepts and problems in adult education and community development, construction and use of evaluation device
AGEX 246
LEADERSHIP AND ORGANIZATION
Leadership behavior and group processes in formal organizations; socio-psychological approaches to effective organizations
 Other Courses
ADED 222*
SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH
Selection of research problems, designing, conducting and reporting of social science research
STAT 221
SOCIAL SCIENCE STATISTICS
Statistical Tests and their application to social science research
 Animal Production
ANHT 120*
APPLIED ANIMAL HEALTH
Prevention and control of common animal pests
ANSC 133
DAIRY PRODUCTION
Feeding care and management of dairy animals, hygienic production of milk
ANSC 141
FEEDS AND FEEDING
Composition and use of feeds; formulation of rations, feeding practices and strategies; and feedmill operation
ANSC 210*
POULTRY PRODUCTION AND MANAGEMENT
Systems of poultry production, problems and management practices; factors affecting cost and return
ANSC 212
ADVANCED SWINE PRODUCTION
Recent trends and advances in the systems of swine production; management practices; feasibility studies and problems
ANSC 220*
SWINE PRODUCTION AND MANAGEMENT
Systems of Swine Production; Problems and Management Practices; Factors Affecting Costs and Returns
ANSC 221
ADVANCED POULTRY PRODUCTION
Recent trends in poultry production; management practices and problems; feasibility studies
ANSC 230*
RUMINANT PRODUCTION AND MANAGEMENT
Principles and practices of beef, carabeef, chevon, and mutton production; marketing; and waste utilization
ANSC 242
NON-RUMINANT NUTRITION
Physiology of monogastric digestion and absorption; metabolism of nutrients and their effects in animal production
ANSC 243
RUMINANT NUTRITION
Physiology of Ruminant Digestion and Absorption:Metabolism of Nutrients and thier effects on Animal; Performance
ANSC 251
ADVANCED ANIMAL BREEDING
Current and potential breeding systems; development of selection indexes
ANSC 252
REPRODUCTIVE PHYSIOLOGICAL OF FARM ANIMAL
Physiology and functional inter-relationship of parts of the reproductive systems, causes and techniques of improving reproductive efficiency in farm animals
Language Teaching
LTNG 205
RELATED ACTIVITIES IN LANGUAGE TEACHING
Conducting grammar and oral speech review, supervision elocution contests, directing plays, and advising school paper
LTNG 207
INTRODUCTORY LINGUISTICS
Acquire basic ideas of language and linguistics as well as distinguish the relationship between them
LTNG 209
SECOND LANGUAGE TEACHING FOR SPECIAL CURRICULAR PROGRAMS
Acquisition of a second language in the Philippines equates with acquiring a learning tool to explore knowledge in school
LTNG 212
TECHNIQUES IN ADVANCED COMPOSITION
Writing and guiding the writing of essays and library term papers
LTNG 218
TECHNIQUES IN ADVANCED COMPOSITION
Writing and guiding the writing of essays and library term papers
LTNG 218
SOCIOLINGUISTICS
The study of language and society
LTNG 225
PHSYCHOLINGUISTICS
Theories  and principles of language acquisition and learning from integrated perspective of the linguist and psychologist
 Agricultural Economics
AGEC 112
COOPERATIVES
Different types of cooperatives, concepts, principles and practices, problems and developments in the Philippines
AGEC 114
MARKETING OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS
Principles of marketing agricultural products; description of types and functions of marketing organization and market channels for agricultural products
AGEC 231
PROJECT FEASIBILITY STUDIES
Project identification; selection and preparation of market; technical, financial and management studies
AGEC 244
ECONOMICS OF AGRICULTURAL MARKETING
Application of economic theories to marketing of agricultural inputs and products: systems analysis of agricultural markets
 Development Communication
DEVC 141
SCRIPT WRITING AND PROGRAM PLANNING FOR COMMUNITY RADIO
Script writing and program planning for community radio
DEVC 213
COMMUNICATION AND DEVELOPMENT
Interpersonal and   mass communication systems in developing  societies, their nature, functions and interrelationships with other factors relevant to development
 Food Science and Technology
FTEC 163
SENSORY EVALUATION OF FOODS
Methods in sensory evaluation; consumer testing and acceptance patterns
FTEC 234
FOOD-BORNE INFECTION AND INTOXICATION
Common infection and intoxication of food origin, their signs, symptoms and control
FTEC 251
ADVANCED MEAT AND POULTRY PROCESSING
Recent concepts related to physical, chemical and microbial changes occurring in meat and poultry products during processing
Plant Protection 
PPAT 111*
GENERAL PLANT PATHOLOGY
Cause and nature of plant diseases, pathogenicity and spread, disease control
PPRT 206*
INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT
Integrated approaches in pest management; recent trends and issues in the development of pest control strategies
PPRT 284*
BIOLOGICAL TRANSMISSION OF PLANT PATHOGENS
Fundamental Processes involved in biological transmission of plant pathogens by insects and other organisms

* Lecture only: 1 unit laboratory must be taken on-campus

# Offered to bothAg.Ed and Ag. Ext. students