Aviation University of the Americas


BSc. Aviation Agricultural Science

Course Summary

For this program, students will be exposed to an awareness of modern technology associated with aerial spraying of agricltural crops. A broad overview of scientific agriculture and crop science will be explored.

Entry Requirements

Eight CSEC including Mathematics, English & a Science Subject.Two CAPE including a Science Subject.


Year 1

  1. Semester 1
    • Soil Management- Part 1
    • Crop Management - Part 1
    • Farm Management - Part 1
    • Soil Composition - Part 1
    • Chemicals Used in Agriculture - Part 1
    • Weed Identification and Definition - Part 1
    • Crop Identification - Part 1
  2. Semester 2
    • Language Options:
      • Spanish
      • English
      • Manderin
      • Sign Language
    • Caribbean History
    • Mathematics
    • Communication Studies
    • Information Technology
  3. Semester 3
    • Soil Management- Part 2
    • Crop Management - Part 2
    • Farm Management - Part 2
    • Soil Composition - Part 2
    • Chemicals Used in Agriculture - Part 2
    • Weed Identification and Definition - Part 2
    • Crop Identification - Part 2








Year 2

  1. Semester 1
    • Crops Suitable for Aerial Spray Treatment - Part 1
    • Agricultural Aircraft - Part 1
    • Sustainable Agriculture - Part 1
    • Fruit and Vegetable Production - Part 11
    • Drone Technology - Part 1
    • Meteorology / Weather Systems- Part 1
    • When to use Aerial Application - Part 1
  2. Semester 2
    • Language Options:
      • Spanish
      • English
      • Manderin
      • Sign Language
    • Communication Studies
    • Economics
    • Accounting
    • Report Writing
    • Sporting Options
  3. Semester 3
    • Crops Suitable for Aerial Spray Treatment - Part 2
    • Agricultural Aircraft - Part 2
    • Sustainable Agriculture - Part 2
    • Fruit and Vegetable Production - Part 2
    • Drone Technology - Part 2
    • Meteorology / Weather Systems- Part 2
    • When to use Aerial Application - Part 2







Year 3

  1. Semester 1
    • Study of Aerial Spraying Accidents - Part 1
    • Safety Improvements in Aerial Dusting- Part 1
    • Aerial Chemical Effects - Part 1
    • Aerial Crop Care - Part 1
    • Animal Nutrition- Part 1
    • History of Crop Dusting in Jamaica - Part 1
    • Profitability Assessment of Aerial Crop Dusting - Part 1
    • Apprenticeship in the Field - Part 1
  2. Semester 2
    • Language Options:
      • Spanish
      • English
      • Manderin
      • Sign Language
    • World Cultures
    • Politics
    • Diplomacy
    • Tourism
    • Guidance Counseling
  3. Semester 3
    • Study of Aerial Spraying Accidents - Part 2
    • Safety Improvements in Aerial Dusting- Part 2
    • Aerial Chemical Effects - Part 2
    • Aerial Crop Care - Part 2
    • Animal Nutrition- Part 2
    • History of Crop Dusting in Jamaica - Part 2
    • Profitability Assessment of Aerial Crop Dusting - Part 2
    • Apprenticeship in the Field - Part 2

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