BSc. Soil, Water & Environmental Engineering

Admission Requirements

Must have a minimum aggregate of C+ (plus) in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) and should have a minimum grade of C+ (plus) in each of the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics: OR C+ (plus) in each of the following subjects; Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Mathematics and Geography or any of the group IV subjects OR

Must have a diploma in agricultural Engineering or Biomechanical and Processing Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or any other relevant diploma, with credit and above from a recognized institution.

Year 1

  • SCH 2107 Inorganic Chemistry
  • AHS 2101 Intro. to General Agriculture and Agro-meteorology
  • SMA 2170 Algebra
  • SMA 2171 Geometry
  • SMA 2172 Calculus I
  • SPH 2160 Physics I
  • HRD 2103 General Economics
  • HRD 2101 Communication Skills
  • ASE 2101 Intro. to Soil, Water and Environmental Engineering
  • SCH 2106 Physical Chemistry
  • SCH 2108 Organic Chemistry
  • EME 2103 Material Science
  • EME 2101 Engineering Drawing and Design I
  • SMA 2173 Calculus II
  • SPH 2161 Physics II
  • HRD 2102 Development Studies
  • SZL 2111 HIV/AIDS

Year 2

  • ASE 2201 Soil Genesis and Physics
  • ECE 2203 Fluid Mechanics I
  • ECE 2204 Strength of Materials I
  • ECE 2218 Engineering Surveying I
  • AHS 2102 Animal Production
  • ICS 2110 Information Technology I
  • EME 2215 Engineering Drawing and Design II
  • SMA 2270 Calculus-III
  • ASE 2202 Soil Mechanics
  • SBT 2210 Ecology
  • ECE 2214 Strength of Materials II
  • ECE 2320 Hydraulics IA
  • ECE 2219 Engineering Surveying II
  • AHS 2130 Crop Production
  • ICS 2215 Information Technology II
  • SMA 2271 Ordinary Differential Equations
  • ABE 2202 Internal Practical Attachment (8 Weeks)

Year 3

  • ASE 2301 Introduction to Hydrology
  • ASE 2302 Soil Chemistry and Fertilizer Use
  • SBT 2312 Applied Environmental Microbiology
  • ECE 2321 Hydraulics IIA
  • SMA 2372 Fourier analysis
  • HRD 2301 Engineering Economics
  • SMA 2262 Statistics
  • SZL 2309 Aquatic Ecology (IA)
  • ASE 2304 Engineering Hydrology
  • ABE 2309 Energy Resources and Conservation
  • ABE 2304 Tillage and Planting Machinery
  • ASE 2305 Agro-meteorology
  • ABE 2310 Agricultural Process Engineering
  • ASE 2307 Remote Sensing and GIS
  • ASE 2303 Soil Nutrient Cycles & Contamination
  • AHS 2306 Experimental Design
  • SMA 2371 Partial Differential Equations
  • ABE 2307 External Practical Attachment-I (8 weeks)

Year 4

  • ASE 2403 Irrigation engineering
  • ASE 2406 Solid waste management
  • ABE 2501 Systems engineering
  • ABE 2421 Construction and agricultural machinery
  • ASE 2404 Soil erosion and control
  • ASE 2405 Computer modelling and simulation (IA)
  • ASE 2401 Drainage engineering
  • SMA 2471 Numerical Analysis
  • ABE 2418 Farm structures
  • ASE 2414 External field attachment-II (8 weeks)
  • ASE 2407 Irrigation systems design and management
  • ASE 2409 Research project-I
  • ASE 2411 Wastewater engineering
  • ASE 2410 Environmental impact assessment
  • ABE 2411 Structural Design
  • ASE 2408 Soil and water conservation structures
  • ASE 2412 Drainage systems design and management

Year 5

  • ASE 2502 Aquacultural engineering
  • ASE 2513 Liquid waste management
  • ASE 2510 Research project II (2 units)
  • ASE 2501 Water resources management
  • ASE 2506 Rainwater harvesting and storage
  • ASE 2505 Environmental monitoring
  • ASE 2511 Agro forestry and woodland management
  • ASE 2507 Project planning and management
  • ASE 2504 Watershed management
  • ASE 2508 Engineers in society
  • ASE 2512 Research project III
  • ASE 2503 Land reclamation and management
  • AHS 2407 Soil survey for land evaluation and planning
  • HRD 2504 Entrepreneurship
  • HRD 2113 Rural sociology and extension