The Current Official List Of FUAM/JOSTUM Courses & Programmes

JOSTUM

Joseph Sarwuan Tarkaa University (JOSTUM), formerly referred to as the Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi (FUAM), was established in 1998. The institution was located in Markudi, Benue State.

The university evolved from the Federal University of Technology established in 1980 and became the Makurdi campus of the University of Jos in the same year.

The main reason behind the establishment of this university is to enlighten and provide scientific and modern Agricultural practices to students who are ready to become a useful and effective agent of agriculture by exposing themselves to the discipline of practical farm planning, production and marketing.

The University has 10 colleges with over 30 departments, the university also has a co-operative Extension Centre (CEC) and a Centre for Food and Agricultural Strategy (CEFAS).

List Of Faculties/Colleges At FUAM/JOSTUM

Joseph Sarwuan Tarka University Makurdi has 10 faculties. Some of the faculties at JOSTUM include:

1. College of Agronomy: The College of Agronomy has four departments, the departments under the College of Agronomy include;

  • Departments of Crop Production
  • Departments of Crop & Environmental Protection
  • Departments of Plant Breeding & Seed Science
  • Departments of Soil Science

2. College of Animal Science: This faculty has three departments, they are;

  • Departments of Animal Production
  • Departments of Animal Breeding & Physiology
  • Departments of Animal Nutrition

3. College of Agricultural Economics & Extension: The College of Agricultural Economics & Extension comprises three departments under it, the department under this faculty include;

  • Departments of Agricultural Economics
  • Departments of Agricultural Extension & Communication
  • Departments of Agricultural Management

4. College of Agricultural & Science Education: The College of Agricultural & Science Education has three departments, which are;

  • Departments of Agricultural Education
  • Departments of Science Education
  • Departments of Educational Foundation and General Studies

5. College of Food Technology: This College of Food Technology is comprised of two departments, this two departments are;

  • Departments of Food Science & Technology
  • Departments of Home Science & Management

6. College of Engineering: Under the College of Engineering there are four departments, the departments include;

  • Departments of Agricultural & Environmental Engineering
  • Departments of Civil Engineering
  • Departments of Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Departments of Mechanical Engineering

7. College of Forestry & Fisheries: The College of Forestry & Fisheries is one of the faculties of JOSUM, the college has five departments, they are;

  • Departments of Fisheries & Aquaculture
  • Departments of Forest Production & Products
  • Departments of Plant Breeding & Seed Science
  • Departments of Social & Environmental Forestry
  • Departments of Forestry Wildlife & Range Management

Other colleges in this university are listed below;

8. College of Management Science

9. College of Science

10. College of Veterinary Medicine

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List Of FUAM/JOSTUM Courses

S/NCOURSES
1ACCOUNTING
2AGRIC – BUSINESS
3AGRIC-ECONOMICS & MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY
4AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
5AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE & EDUCATION
6AGRICULTURE
7ANIMAL SCIENCE
8BIOCHEMISTRY
9BOTANY
10CHEMISTRY
11CIVIL ENGINEERING
12COMPUTER SCIENCE
13CROP & ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
14CROP PRODUCTION
15EDUCATION & BIOLOGY
16EDUCATION & CHEMISTRY
17EDUCATION & INTEGRATED SCIENCE
18EDUCATION & PHYSICS
19ELECTRICAL /ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
20FISHERIES & AQUACULTURE
21FOOD SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
22FORESTRY & WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT
23HOME SCIENCE & MANAGEMENT
24INDUSTRIAL PHYSICS
25MATHEMATICS
26MATHEMATICS /COMPUTER SCIENCE EDUCATION
27MATHEMATICS /STATISTICS EDUCATION
28MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
29MICROBIOLOGY
30PHYSICS
31PLANT BREEDING & SEED SCIENCE
32SOIL SCIENCE
33STATISTICS
34STATISTICS EDUCATION
35STATISTICS/COMPUTER SCIENCE EDUCATION
36VETERINARY MEDICINE
37ZOOLOGY

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List Of FUAM/JOSTUM Programmes

The University offers a variety of undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral degree programmes across different faculties and departments.

1. The university runs an undergraduate programme which is known as a Bachelor’s degree, some of the courses offered under this programmes include; Agriculture, Arts, Education, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Law, Management Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences. These programmes generally take four to five years to complete.

2. The institution also runs a Postgraduate degree Programme, which is divided into a Master’s degree and a Doctor of Philosophy, the master’s degree programme runs within 1 to two years, while the Doctor Philosophy runs for at least four years and above.

Joseph Sarwuan Tarka University Makurdi also offers other professional programmes such as certificate courses, diplomas, and postgraduate diplomas in various fields.

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