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  • B. Fisheries




  • FOREWORD
    I am delighted to write this foreword to this maiden edition of the Undergraduate Students’ Handbook of the Department of Fisheries and Aquacultural Technology. This Handbook is produced in line with one of the academic requirements of the National University Commission (NUC). It is designed to provide essential information and assist students of the Department on academic programmes, requirements and regulations of the Department and University in general. It contains vital information that could help reduce incidences of preventable academic blunders. It also serves as an important guide for the returning students.
    BICHI ARMAYA'U HAMISU (HOD)

    PHILOSOPHY
    The philosophy of the B. Fisheries programme is to produce graduates with adequate technical know-how and entrepreneurial skills in fisheries and aquaculture that can respond to challenges of fisheries development in public and private sectors of the Nigerian economy.
    VISION
    To be a leading Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture in the country committed to excellence in teaching and research and production of highly competent specialists in fisheries with a passion for self reliance.
    MISSION

    OBJECTIVE(S)
    1
    Equipping students with academic, practical and industrial skills in fisheries and aquaculture in pursuit of development at local and global levels.
    2
    Widening the horizon of students on self economic reliance in aspects of the fisheries industries.
    3
    Producing graduates with ability to provide services in various aspects of fisheries and aquaculture enterprises.

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    Staff Directory Result 14 record(s) found.
    1
    Name: PROF. ARMAYA'U HAMISU BICHI
    Department: Fisheries and Aquaculture
    Faculty: Agriculture and Agricultural Technology
    Designation: Professor
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    Phone No.: 08065416479
    Email: ahamisu@fudutsinma.edu.ng
     


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    Name: ELAIGWU AUDU MICHAEL
    Department: Fisheries and Aquaculture
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    Phone No.: 08032312380
    Email: aelaigwu@fudutsinma.edu.ng
     


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    Name: AUTA JEHU
    Department: Fisheries and Aquaculture
    Faculty: Agriculture and Agricultural Technology
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    Name: OLADELE ADEMUYIWA HAFIZ
    Department: Fisheries and Aquaculture
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    Name: AWAWU DASUKI
    Department: Fisheries and Aquaculture
    Faculty: Agriculture and Agricultural Technology
    Designation: Lecturer II
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    Phone No.: +2347034565828
    Email: adasuki@fudutsinma.edu.ng
     


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    Name: BOLORUNDURO PAUL IBUKU-OLU
    Department: Fisheries and Aquaculture
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    Name: UCHOLA ENEDE BENJAMIN
    Department: Fisheries and Aquaculture
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    Name: AUTA JEHU
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    Name: MOSES UGONDO TACHIA
    Department: Fisheries and Aquaculture
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    Name: BOLORUNDURA PAUL IBUKUN OLU
    Department: Fisheries and Aquaculture
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    Name: GARBA THANDIME APOLLOS
    Department: Fisheries and Aquaculture
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    Name: OCHOKWU IJEOMA JANE
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    Name: AYUBA VICTORIA O.
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    Name: OSHOKE OMOLEGHO JUSTINA
    Department: Fisheries and Aquaculture
    Faculty: Agriculture and Agricultural Technology
    Designation: Lecturer II
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    Phone No.: +2348036804751
    Email: joshoke@fudutsinma.edu.ng
     



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    B. Fisheries


    ACADEMIC CURRICULLUM
    100L First Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. CHM101 Introduction to General Chemistry 2 Core
    2. CHM111 Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry 2 Core
    3. CHM161 First Year Practical Chemistry I 1 Core
    4. MTH111 ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS 1 3 Core
    5. PHY111 General Physics I 2 Core
    6. PHY121 Experimental Physics I 1 Core
    7. BIO111 General Biology I 3 Core
    8. BIO121 First Year Practical Biology I 1 Core
    9. GST111 Communication in English I 2 Core
    10. GST121 Nigerian Peoples, Culture and Anti-Cultism/Social Vices 2 Core
    11. GST131 Introduction to Computer Studies 2 Core
             

    100L Second Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. GST112 Communication in English II 2 Core
    2. GST122 Use Of Library, Study Skills & Information Communication Technology 2 Core
    3. GST132 Logic, Philosophy and Human Existence 2 Core
    4. CHM122 Introduction to Physical Chemistry 2 Core
    5. CHM132 Introduction to Organic Chemistry 2 Core
    6. CHM162 First Year Practical Chemistry II 1 Core
    7. MTH112 Elementary Mathematics III 3 Core
    8. PHY112 General Physics II 2 Core
    9. PHY122 Experimental Physics II 1 Core
    10. BIO112 General Biology II 3 Core
    11. BIO122 First Year Practical Biology II 1 Core
             

    200L First Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. AEE211 Principles of Agricultural Economics 2 Core
    2. AGR211 Climatology & Biogeography 3 Core
    3. AGR221 General Agriculture 3 Core
    4. AGR231 Farm Practice I 1 Core
    5. ANS211 Anatomy & Physiology of Farm Animals 2 Core
    6. ANS221 Principles of Animal Production 2 Core
    7. CPP211 Crop Anatomy, Taxonomy & Physiology 2 Core
    8. CPP221 Introduction to Biotechnology 2 Core
    9. GST211 History and Philosophy of Science 2 Core
    10. GST221 Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 2 Core
             


    200L Second Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. AGR212 Introduction to Statistics 2 Core
    2. AGR222 Principles of Soil Science 2 Core
    3. AGR232 Farm Practice II 1 Core
    4. ANS212 Introduction to Agricultural Biochemistry 2 Core
    5. CPP212 Principles of Crop Production 2 Core
    6. FIS212 Introduction to Fisheries and Wild Life 2 Core
    7. FST212 Principles of Food Science and Technology 2 Core
    8. FST222 Introduction to Home Economics 2 Core
    9. GST212 Introduction to Entrepreneurial Studies 2 Core
    10. FWM202 Introduction to Forest Resources 2 Core
    11. GST222 Communication in French 2 Core/Optional
    12. GST232 Communication in Arabic 2 Core/Optional
    13. AEE212 Introduction to Agricultural Marketing and Pricing 2 Elective
    14. CPP222 Introduction to weed Science 2 Elective
    15. ANS222 Principles of Animal Health 2 Elective
             

    300L First Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. FIS301 Fish Biology 2 Core
    2. FIS311 Ichthyology 2 Core
    3. FIS321 Limnology 2 Core
    4. FIS331 Fish Ecology 2 Core
    5. FIS341 Aquaculture 3 Core
    6. FIS351 Aquatic Flora and Fauna 2 Core
    7. FIS361 Fish Farming Techniques and Hatchery Management 3 Core
    8. FIS371 Introduction to Fish Genetics and Breeding 2 Core
    9. GST311 Introduction to Entrepreneurship Skills 2 Core
    10. AEE311 Introduction to Agriculture Extension and Rural Sociology 2 Elective
             

    300L Second Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. FIS302 Fish Nutrition 2 Core
    2. FIS312 Fish Gear Technology 2 Core
    3. FIS322 Fish Parasites and Diseases 2 Core
    4. FIS332 Oceanography 2 Core
    5. FIS342 Elementary Seamanship, Navigation 2 Core
    6. FIS352 Fish Pond Construction and Management 2 Core
    7. FIS362 Fish Adaptation and Physiology 2 Core
    8. ANS332 Agricultural Biochemistry 2 Core
    9. AGR322 Statistic and Data Processing 2 Elective
             

    400L First Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. FIS431 Pond Construction and Management 3 Core
    2. FIS441 Fish Hatchery Management, Fingerling and Fry Production. 3 Core
    3. FIS451 Oceanography Techniques 2 Core
    4. FIS461 SIWES 6 Core
             

    400L Second Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. FIS402 Aquatic Environment Survey 2 Core
    2. FIS412 Fish Nutrition and Fish Food Technology 3 Core
    3. FIS422 Aquacultural Engineering 3 Core
    4. FIS432 Intergrated Fish Culture 2 Core
    5. FIS442 Report Writing 1 Core
    6. FIS404 Design, Production, Use & Maintenance of Fish Gear 3 Core
    7. FIS414 Preservation, Processing & Marketing of Fish 3 Core
    8. FIS424 Fish Production, Management & Accounting Practice 2 Core
             

    500L First Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. AEE541 Administration and Programme Planning in Extension 2 Core
    2. FIS501 Fish Production and Management 2 Core
    3. FIS511 Production of other marine Products 2 Core
    4. FIS521 Ornamental Fisheries, Aquaria Design 2 Core
    5. FIS531 Fish Population Dynamics 2 Core
    6. FIS541 Fish Farming Engineering 2 Core
    7. FIS551 Seminar 2 Core
    8. ANS551 Nigerian Feeds and Feeding Stuffs 2 Core
    9. ANS561 Animal Experimentation and Research Techniques 2 Core
             

    500L Second Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. FIS502 Fish Technology, Processing and Storage 2 Core
    2. FIS522 Fisheries Economics 3 Core
    3. FIS512 Fish Nutrition 2 Core
    4. FIS532 Water Quality Management and Pollution Control 2 Core
    5. FIS542 Farm Management and Fisheries Business Management 2 Core
    6. FIS552 Fisheries Policies and Legislation 2 Core
    7. FIS562 Project 4 Core
             


    COURSE DESCRIPTION OR SYNOPSIS
    AEE211 Principles of Agricultural Economics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The nature of economics and economic problems; scope and method, price theory and functions of the market with particular reference to agriculture. The concept of opportunity cost; supply and demand and their applications to agricultural problems. Product

    AEE212 Introduction to Agricultural Marketing and Pricing 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Market and Market Prices. Relation of Marketing to economic development. Marketing functions and Marketing agencies (institutions). Marketing channels, Margin and efficiency, Grain, Friuts, vegetables, roots, cotton and livestock marketing. Marketing of i

    AEE311 Introduction to Agriculture Extension and Rural Sociology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The need for agricultural extension. Agricultural extension in the world and in Nigeria. Basic philosophies behind agricultural extension. Basic concepts and principles of rural sociology to an understanding of rural situation, Importance of rural communi

    AEE541 Administration and Programme Planning in Extension 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Concepts. Theories, principles and guidelines of administration, organization, supervision as applied to extension. Administrative function and responsibility in agricultural extension; staff recruitment, selection, placement and supervision. Budget devel

    AGR211 Climatology & Biogeography 3 Credit Unit
    Description: The principles, aims and scope of climatologic and biogeography. The elements and controls of climate and weather and the dynamics of the earth’s atmosphere. Radiation and heating of the atmospheric systems, atmospheric moisture, the dynamics of pressure

    AGR212 Introduction to Statistics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Role of statistics in Social Sciences, Collection, Classification, Tabulation and representation of data. Measures of central tendency and dispersion. Probability distributions. Various tests of significances. Analysis of variance and covariance. Regress

    AGR221 General Agriculture 3 Credit Unit
    Description: The definition of agriculture. World population and food supply. History, scope and importance of agriculture to man. Agriculture and natural environment. Characteristics features of tropical agriculture and how they affect production. Land use and tenure

    AGR222 Principles of Soil Science 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Soils, their origin and formation. Physical properties of soils. soil moisture, air and temperature, soil classification and survey. Soil colloids; soil reactions. Soil organic matter and soil organisms; soil and water conservation, Nutrient requirements

    AGR231 Farm Practice I 1 Credit Unit
    Description: Construction and laying out of seed beds for irrigated vegetables gardening to be maintained by students from planting to harvesting. General nursery operations seed collection, nursery development, seedling production, cultural practices in the nursery e

    AGR232 Farm Practice II 1 Credit Unit
    Description: Engaging students in poultry production and management, objective evaluation of the body conformation characteristics of some livestock species, visits to some established livestock farms. General principles of pest/diseases prevention and control of live

    AGR322 Statistic and Data Processing 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Basic concepts of statistics, frequency distribution, measures of location, measures of variation. Probability distribution, normal and binomial distribution. Histograms, mean, mode and median, sampling data collection, data processing techniques, statist

    ANS211 Anatomy & Physiology of Farm Animals 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Parts of the beef and diary cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, rabbits and poultry. Fundamentals of biology. Anatomy and physiology of the cell, cell types. Anatomy and Physiology of cell animal tissues, nervous system, skeletal system, muscle, bone, circulatory

    ANS212 Introduction to Agricultural Biochemistry 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Chemistry of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and nucleic acids. Vitamins and their co-enzyme functions. Minerals. The nature, classification and functions of enzymes and hormones.

    ANS221 Principles of Animal Production 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Animal production and its development. The livestock industry, problems and prospects. Description of breeds of cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, poultry and rabbits. Systems of livestock production. Feeding habits of farm animals. Principles of breeding and li

    ANS222 Principles of Animal Health 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Basic principles of Animal health management and hygiene. Signs of health in animals, Housing and protection from adverse weather in relation to animal health. Disease problems in relation to systems of management (Extensive, Intensive and semi intensive

    ANS332 Agricultural Biochemistry 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and nucleic acids. Chemistry and mode of action of enzymes and hormones. Chemistry and analysis of selected agricultural products.

    ANS551 Nigerian Feeds and Feeding Stuffs 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Classification of feeds, feeding stuffs and feed supplements. Chemistry and nutritive values of feeding stuffs. Concentrate feeds, cereals, legumes and oil seeds. Novel feeds stuffs. Chemistry and nutritive values of some Nigerian grasses and legume speci

    ANS561 Animal Experimentation and Research Techniques 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Sampling techniques, Experimental designs and statistical methods of data analysis from animal experiments, special techniques and procedures for studying physiology of reproduction in male and female farm animals, methods of estimating and in-vitro and i

    BIO111 General Biology I 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Cell structure and organization, Functions of cellular organelles, Diversity of organisms, General reproduction. Inter relationships of organisms, Heredity and evolution, Elements of Ecology.

    BIO112 General Biology II 3 Credit Unit
    Description: A general survey of the plant and animal kingdoms based mainly on similarities and differences in anatomy, Physiology and Ecological adaptations.

    BIO121 First Year Practical Biology I 1 Credit Unit
    Description: Microscopy: Types of microscope, using the microscope, guidelines for making biological drawings, Morphology and classification of representative members of different classes of the kingdom monera, protista, fungi (mycota), animalia and plantae.

    BIO122 First Year Practical Biology II 1 Credit Unit
    Description: Reproductive systems of invertebrates and vertebrates, some aspects of reproduction in plants, plant tissues, plant organs, photosynthesis, growth and development in plants.

    CHM101 Introduction to General Chemistry 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Atoms, molecules and chemical reactions; Chemical equations and stoichiometry; Atomic structure and periodicity; Modern electronic theory of atoms; Valence forces and chemical bonding; Inter molecular forces; Kinetic theory and gas laws; Basic chemical Ki

    CHM111 Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Periodic table and periodicity of elements; Inorganic chemistry of hydrogen, the noble gases, groups 1,2 and 13-17 elements

    CHM122 Introduction to Physical Chemistry 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Units and measurements in physical chemistry; States of matter and change of state; Gases and their properties; Chemical equilibria; Thermochemistry; Chemical kinetics; The scope of thermodynamics; The first and second law of thermodynamics; Enthalpy, ent

    CHM132 Introduction to Organic Chemistry 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Historical survey of the development and importance of organic chemistry; Scope of organic chemistry; Determination of molecular formula and molecular structure; Electronic concepts (inductive effect, resonance, dipolemoments); Hybridization of the carbo

    CHM161 First Year Practical Chemistry I 1 Credit Unit
    Description: Theory and practice of volumetric/quantitative and inorganic qualitative analyses

    CHM162 First Year Practical Chemistry II 1 Credit Unit
    Description: Melting points and boiling points determination; Heats of solution and neutralization; Solubility and solubility curves; Organic purification methods; Reactions and qualitative analyses of organic functional groups

    CPP211 Crop Anatomy, Taxonomy & Physiology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Parts of crop cell types, introduction to plant taxonomy. Characteristics, distribution, economic importance and local examples of leguminosae, gramineae, compositae, dioscoreaceae, rutaceae. Development of cells and tissues; use of plant keys. Cell biolo

    CPP212 Principles of Crop Production 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Crop production and its development. The principles, problems and prospects of crop production. Importance of crop rotation, cultural practices, water and soil conservation; irrigation and drainage. General types of characteristics of arthropods, micro or

    CPP221 Introduction to Biotechnology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: History, Applications; Medicine, Pharmaceutical products, Genetic testing. Controversial questions, Human Genome Project, Cloning, Agriculture, Crop yield,Reduced vulnerability of crops to environmental stresses,Increased nutritional qualities,Improved ta

    CPP222 Introduction to weed Science 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Definition of weeds; Characteristics of weeds; Economic importance of weeds; Dormancy in weeds; Propagation of weeds; Classification of weeds based on habitat, life cycle, morphology, mode of nutrition, physiology and scientific classification. Identifica

    FIS212 Introduction to Fisheries and Wild Life 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The important fishes and wildlife of West Africa with emphasis on Nigerian species. Classification, evolution, morphology and basic structure of fishes. The adaptation of fish to aquatic life. Life style of principal species of fishes and wildlife. Signif

    FIS301 Fish Biology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The gross external and internal anatomy of typical bony and cartilaginous fishes. The different anatomical systems and their basic functions of each system of organs in the fish. Embryology and life history of fish with special reference to commercially i

    FIS302 Fish Nutrition 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Principles of fish nutrition. Chemistry and Nutritive value of various classes of fish food. Nutrient requirements of fish. Nutrient sources and practical consideration in fish feeding.

    FIS311 Ichthyology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Principles of Systematics. Taxonomy and detailed study of principal commercial species of Nigerian fish: inland, estuarine and ocean, water invertebrates and reptiles. Identification of species using keys and monographs. Important world species, sardine,

    FIS312 Fish Gear Technology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Study of Types of gears and fishing crafts. Properties of the materials used in the construction of fishing gears. Construction of hooks traps and nets. Assessment of efficiency of fish gears.

    FIS321 Limnology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Physical, Chemical and Biological properties of inland and sea water. Hydrology and water cycle. Properties of Natural and Man-made lakes. Thermal properties and stratification.

    FIS322 Fish Parasites and Diseases 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Identification, morphology, taxonomy and life history of fish parasites. The ecological and pathological effects of parasites and diseases on fish. Epidemology of parasites populations in water bodies. Common bacterial, fungal and viral fish diseases and

    FIS331 Fish Ecology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Ecology of fishes with special reference to distribution and natural history and application of this knowledge to fisheries management and obtaining maximum returns from fishery resources. Characteristics of the aquatic environment. Organic Production in

    FIS332 Oceanography 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Study of the temperature and Chemistry of Sea water. Biological activities and their distribution. Salinity, chlorinity, currents, tides, waves, sound and radiation in sea, conductivity, diffusion, viscosity and dynamics of sea water. Distribution and beh

    FIS341 Aquaculture 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Aims and types of Aquaculture. History present organization and status of Aquaculture in Nigeria. Principles of aquaculture – Liming; pond fertilization; food supply; growth rate and food conversion; selection of culture species, Stocking, feeding and har

    FIS342 Elementary Seamanship, Navigation 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Important sea terminologies. Parts of a boat, strength of wind and state at sea. Coast lights and light vessels. Measures of distance, depth, speed etc. Launching and boarding of small boats. Life saving and fire fighting equipments and methods. Swimming

    FIS351 Aquatic Flora and Fauna 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Study and identification of the characteristic flora and fauna of importance in the freshwater and coastal swamps of the tropics. The ecology, utilization and management of aquatic flora and fauna. Control of aquatic weeds in ponds - Biological, Chemical

    FIS352 Fish Pond Construction and Management 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Principles of fish pond construction. Preparation of ponds for stocking. Management of flora and water quality, maintenance of ponds. Harvesting from ponds.

    FIS361 Fish Farming Techniques and Hatchery Management 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Artisanal and commercial fishing methods and importance in fishing boats, trawlers and gears – hooks, traps and nets - Different types of fish culture techniques, monoculture, polyculture, selected breeding, intensive and extensive culture in inland and b

    FIS362 Fish Adaptation and Physiology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The different shapes and adaptive designs in fish in relation to the aquatic environment. Natural environment adaptation of fish, migration, reproduction, feeding habits, salinity, temperature and life cycles. Modified environment behaviour of fish to pre

    FIS371 Introduction to Fish Genetics and Breeding 2 Credit Unit
    Description: History of Genetics, Chromosomes structure, Number and variations. Genes, Genotype and Genetic code. Mendalish and Qualitative character and their inheritance. Types of gene actions and heritability. Fish variation and selection principles. Breeding and e

    FIS402 Aquatic Environment Survey 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Sampling techniques. Transient section of a pond. Water sampling techniques. Identification of flora and fauna of lakes and river system. Common aquatic weeds and their control. Qualitative and quantitative analyses of plankton.

    FIS404 Design, Production, Use & Maintenance of Fish Gear 3 Credit Unit
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    FIS412 Fish Nutrition and Fish Food Technology 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Identification of local feed stuffs. Formulation of fish feeds. Proximate analyses of common feed materials. Feeding techniques. Fish feed production and storage methods.

    FIS414 Preservation, Processing & Marketing of Fish 3 Credit Unit
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    FIS422 Aquacultural Engineering 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Topographical survey and mapping of pond sites. Soil Analysis for earth pond construction. Design and construction of dykes, sluice gate, drainage facilities and concrete ponds. Construction of hatcheries. Types, operation and maintenance of fish farm mac

    FIS424 Fish Production, Management & Accounting Practice 2 Credit Unit
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    FIS431 Pond Construction and Management 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Inland and brackish pond construction. Site selection, pond layout, preparatory works for pond construction. Use of earth moving machine. Pond dressing and grassing, piping and flooding. pond management, weed control, maintenance of inlet and outlet facil

    FIS432 Intergrated Fish Culture 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Poultry/fish culture. Rice/fish culture. Piggery/fish culture. Monitoring growth rate of fish used. The interrelation between interacted organisms.

    FIS441 Fish Hatchery Management, Fingerling and Fry Production. 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Design and construction of fish hatchery. Identification and characteristics of good broodstocks and fingerlings. Management of broodstocks . Spawning methods. Egg fertilization and hatching. Fry Management. Transportation of life fishes. Life food produc

    FIS442 Report Writing 1 Credit Unit
    Description: Layout of reports writing. Presentation of data and drawing inferences. Analysis of report writing. Referencing methods.

    FIS451 Oceanography Techniques 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Visit to Nigerian Institute of Oceanography and Marine Research for field studies, comparison of marine and brackish crates characteristics. Identification of marine flora and fauna (sea weed), crabs, lobsters, marine gastropods and fish specimens. Fish c

    FIS461 SIWES 6 Credit Unit
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    FIS501 Fish Production and Management 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Practical aspects of handling and care of fish. Breeding of fish. Production of fingerlings and frys; management of breeders; growers and other types of fish and marine products; buildings and equipment needed in a fish farm; procurement of feed and syste

    FIS502 Fish Technology, Processing and Storage 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Post harvest spoilage; principles and methods of preservation, packaging, storage, product evaluation and quality control. Estimation of nutrients in fish flesh. Traditional versus modern preservation techniques.

    FIS511 Production of other marine Products 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Ecology, life histories of crustacean and aquatic mollusks, culture of shrimps, oysters, crabs, crayfish lobsters, periwinkles , marine gastropods, frogs, edible sea weeds and fresh water plants. Deep sea and shore farming of some products. Processing and

    FIS512 Fish Nutrition 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Principles of fish nutrition. Requirement For energy, protein, vitamins and minerals; non-nutrient components; Feed computation and formulation methods. The fish feed industry; feed pelleting. Feed evaluation; practical considerations in fish feed. Feed f

    FIS521 Ornamental Fisheries, Aquaria Design 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Ornamental fish breeding, management and nutrition. Design, construction and maintenance of various aquaria.

    FIS522 Fisheries Economics 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Major economic and other constraints in fisheries development in Nigeria. Welfare Economic theories and its relevance to fisheries. Production functions, sustainable yield curve and total revenue curves, depreciation of equipments and properties. Capital

    FIS531 Fish Population Dynamics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Fishing effort and catch per unit effort. Population estimation, age and growth; natality and mortality. Computation of yields from given recruitment. Stock assessment.

    FIS532 Water Quality Management and Pollution Control 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Physical composition of water bodies:- Water chemistry and nutrient cycles. Sampling methods: Management of selected marine, brackish and fresh waters. Chemical, mechanical and biological methods for maintaining and improving water quality; Biological, ec

    FIS541 Fish Farming Engineering 2 Credit Unit
    Description: General surveying, site selection: freshwater and brackish water pond construction, design and construction of dykes, sluice gate, drainage facilities, tanks, ponds, pens, cages, raft and other types of fish rearing facilities. Design of inland fish farms

    FIS542 Farm Management and Fisheries Business Management 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Fish Farm planning and organization; Farm budgeting, Farm growth; Problems of Organizing and managing fish farm under commercial and peasant systems. The scope of fishery business and Management. Types of business management. Types of credits extended to

    FIS551 Seminar 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    FIS552 Fisheries Policies and Legislation 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Fisheries institutions. Conservation strategies. Fisheries Policy and Laws in Nigeria. International laws of the sea.

    FIS562 Project 4 Credit Unit
    Description: Each student is required to choose and execute a special project of relevance to fisheries under a supervisor. Duration of the project is two (2) Semesters. Typed and bound project reports to be submitted to the department. The reports shall be orally exa

    FST212 Principles of Food Science and Technology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Definition and scope of Food Science and Technology and its relationship with other scientific disciplines; Importance of Food Science and Technology in maintaining and improving food supply; General principles of preservation, problems militating against

    FST222 Introduction to Home Economics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Philosophy, scope, objectives and historical development of home economics; Examination of basic human needs with respect to food, clothing, shelter and health; Programme approaches in home economics which help meet these needs; Preparation for careers i

    FWM202 Introduction to Forest Resources 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Renewable natural resources, availability, distribution and potential; The important forest trees and wildlife (with emphasis on Nigerian species) Classification, morphology and distribution of important forest trees; Forest and game reserves in Nigeria;

    GST111 Communication in English I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Effective communication and writing in English Language skills, writing of essay answers, Comprehension, sentence construction, outlines and paragraphs, collection and organization of materials, punctuation.

    GST112 Communication in English II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Logical presentation of papers, phonetics, instruction on lexis, art of public speaking and oral communication, figures of speech, precise, report writing.

    GST121 Nigerian Peoples, Culture and Anti-Cultism/Social Vices 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Nigerian history, culture and arts in pre-colonial times, Nigerian’s perception of his world, culture areas of Nigeria and their characterictics, evolution of Nigeria as a political unit, indigene/settler phenomenon, concepts of trade, economic self-relia

    GST122 Use Of Library, Study Skills & Information Communication Technology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Brief history of libraries, library and education, University libraries and other types of libraries, study skills (reference services). Types of library materials, using library resources including e-learning, e-material, etc, understanding library catal

    GST131 Introduction to Computer Studies 2 Credit Unit
    Description: History and development of Computer Technology. The why and how of computers. Computer types: Analogue, Digital, and Hybrid, Central preparation, Equipments: Keypunch, starter etc. Data Transmission, Nature, speed and error detection. Data capture and val

    GST132 Logic, Philosophy and Human Existence 2 Credit Unit
    Description: A brief survey of the main branches of Philosophy symbolic Local Special symbols in symbolic logic-conjunction, negation, affirmation, disjunction, equivalent and conditional statements law of tort. The method of deduction using rules of inference and bi-

    GST211 History and Philosophy of Science 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Man- his origin and nature, man and his cosmic environment, scientific methodology, science and technology in the society and service of man, renewable and on-renewable resources – man and his energy resources, environmental effects of chemical plastics,

    GST212 Introduction to Entrepreneurial Studies 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Introduction to entrepreneurship and new venture creation, Enterpreneurship in theory and practice; Forms of business, Staffing, Marketing and new venture; determining capital requirements, Raising capital; Financial planning and management; starting a ne

    GST221 Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Basic concepts in peace studies and conflict resolution, peace as vehicle of unity and development, conflict issues, types of conflict, e.g. ethnic/religious/political/economic conflicts, root causes of conflicts and violence in Africa, indigene/settler p

    GST222 Communication in French 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Introduction to French, French Alphabets and Sounds – Writing and Pronounciation, French Syllabus –Writing and Pronounciation, French Words – Writing and Pronunciation, Phrases, Simple Sentences and Pharagaraphs, Conjuction, dialogue Advance Study of Sent

    GST232 Communication in Arabic 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    GST311 Introduction to Entrepreneurship Skills 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Some of the ventures to be focused upon include the following: 1. Soap/Detergent, tooth brushes and tooth paste making 2. Photography 3. Brick, Nails, screws making 4. Dyeing/textile blocks paste making 5. Rope making 6. Plumbing 7. Vulcanizing 8.

    MTH111 ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS 1 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Elementary set theory, subset, union, intersection, complements, Venn diagrams. Real numbers; integers, rational and irrational numbers, mathematical induction, real sequences and series, theory of quadratic equations, binomial theorem. Complex numbers; a

    MTH112 Elementary Mathematics III 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Function of a real variable, graphs, limits and idea of continuity. The derivative as limit or rate of change. Techniques of differentiation. Extreme curve sketching. Integration as an inverse of differentiation. Methods of integration, Definite integrals

    PHY111 General Physics I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Units and dimensions, scalars and vectors, linear and circular motion; velocity, acceleration. Laws of mechanics and gravitation, simple applications. Conservation of energy, momentum; work, power, simple harmonic motion, simple pendulum. Moment of inerti

    PHY112 General Physics II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Concepts of heat, temperature; measurement of temperature, clinical thermometer. Heat capacity, specific heat, latent heat, calorimetry. Gas laws; kinetic theory of gases. Thermal energy, isothermal and adiabatic changes. Conduction, convection, radiation

    PHY121 Experimental Physics I 1 Credit Unit
    Description: This introductory course emphasises quantitative measurement, the treatment of measurement, errors and graphical analysis, reading and repeated readings, best value, mistakes, discrepancy, systematic errors, detecting systematic errors, use of the mean. R

    PHY122 Experimental Physics II 1 Credit Unit
    Description: A continuation of the treatment of experimental errors and analysis. Mean square error, standard deviation, sample and set standard errors, meanings and uses. Frequency distribution, histogram and frequency data curve, least square errors and curve – fitt
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