Faculty of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development

 

EXIM Bank Agricultural University Bangladesh has introduced four years BS Agricultural Economics program to facilitate students to obtain a BS Agricultural Economics Degree in twelve terms within an extent of four academic years under the faculty of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development. Agricultural Economics is an academic excellence units in agricultural and rural economics, agribusiness, natural resources and environment; offering academic services to the society.

The Faculty consists of five Departments, namely Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness Management, Agricultural Finance & Cooperative, Statistics and Rural Development. One of major objectives of the faculty is to produce trained manpower in order to create the increasing needs for agricultural economics graduates in the public and private sector as well as non- governmental organizations (NGOs) involved in overall development of the country.

 

Course Module

Term-01

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Theory

Practical

Total

AEC 101

Introductory Economics

3

0

3

AGM 112

Agribusiness Management

3

0

3

ENG 110

English

3

0

3

CSE 111

Fundamentals of Computer Science & E-commerce

3

1.5

4.5

Total Credit Hours

12

1.5

13.5

Term-02

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Theory

Practical

Total

AEC 131

Microeconomics 1

3

0

3

STT 131

Basic Statistics

3

1.5

4.5

AGR 141

Introductory Agronomy

3

1.5

4.5

HRT 140

Introductory Horticulture

3

0

3

Total Credit Hours

12

3

15

Term-03

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Theory

Practical

Total

AEC 163

Microeconomics 2

3

0

3

AEC 164

Production Economics

3

0

3

AFC 166

Accounting

3

1.5

4.5

FIS 165

Elements of Fisheries

3

0

3

ANS 162

Introductory Animal Science

3

0

3

Total Credit Hours

15

1.5

16.5

 

Term-04

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Theory

Practical

Total

AEC 205

Mathematical Economics

3

1.5

4.5

AGM 210

Agricultural Marketing 1

3

0

3

AFC 203

Public Finance

3

0

3

RDV 206

Sociology

3

0

3

AGE 215

Farm Mechanics

3

0

3

Total Credit Hours

15

1.5

16.5

Term-05

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Theory

Practical

Total

AEC 240

Agricultural Development Economics

3

0

3

AGM 233

Price Analysis 1

3

1.5

4.5

AFC 231

Money &Banking

3

0

3

RDV 234

Rural Development

3

0

3

PLP 235

Principles of Crop Protection

3

0

3

Total Credit Hours

15

1.5

16.5

Term-06

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Theory

Practical

Total

AEC 265

Natural Resource Economics

3

0

3

AEC 285

Economy of Bangladesh

3

0

3

AGM 272

Agricultural Marketing II

3

1.5

4.5

AFC 270

Agricultural Cooperatives

3

0

3

STT 261

Inferential Statistics

3

0

3

Total Credit Hours

15

1.5

16.5

 

Term-07

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Theory

Practical

Total

AEC 310

Macroeconomics 1

3

0

3

RDV 315

Poverty studies & Micro Finance

3

0

3

STT 310

Regression Analysis

3

1.5

4.5

CSE 327

Management Information System in Agriculture

3

0

3

Total Credit Hours

12

1.5

13.5

Term-08

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Theory

Practical

Total

AEC 336

International Economics

3

0

3

AEC 334

Environmental Economics

3

0

3

AGM 335

Supply Chain Management

3

0

3

AFC 332

Financial Management

3

0

3

RDV 331

Government and Politics

3

0

3

Total Credit Hours

15

0

15

 

Term-09

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Theory

Practical

Total

AEC 363

Macro Economics II

3

0

3

AEC 362

Farm Management

3

1.5

4.5

AGM 373

Price Analysis II

3

0

3

AFC 370

Agricultural Credit and Money Market

3

0

3

AER 375

Introductory Agricultural Extension

3

0

3

Total Credit Hours

15

1.5

16.5

Term-10

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Theory

Practical

Total

AEC 415

Econometrics

3

0

3

AEC 402

Research Methodology

3

1.5

4.5

AGM 415

Rural Entrepreneurship

3

0

3

STT 405

Quality Control

3

0

3

Total Credit Hours

12

1.5

13.5

 

 

Term-11

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Theory

Practical

Total

AEC 431

Agricultural Policy and Planning

3

0

3

AGM 434

Managerial Economies

3

0

3

AGM 436

Operations Research

3

0

3

AFC 435

Project Preparation and Management

3

0

3

Total Credit Hours

12

0

12

Term-12

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Theory

Practical

Total

AEC 485

Report Writing and Presentation

3

1.5

4.5

AEC 495

Internship

-

6

6

Total Credit Hours

3

7.5

10.5

Total credit hours

153

22.5

175.5