Department of agro technology deals with the study of science and technology related to plants (genetics, physiology, breeding, hatchery, etc), growing media (fertility and plant nutrition), microbiology, soil biology, etc), environment (pests and plant disease, climatology, agro ecosystem/ecology, land evaluation), agricultural entrepreneurship / agribusiness, as well as other supporting sciences. The department also plans, designs and implements industrial plant technology effectively and productively and is able to identify, analyse, and formulate the problems precisely on sustainable agricultural farming system, using modern system and utilizing local knowledge.

Characteristics

This department aims at developing science of agro technology based on analysis of environmental impacts. The department is designed to inculcate competencies (such as hard skills and soft skills) to students in order to become entrepreneur on agriculture, researcher, educator, and community developer, especially in agriculture. Therefore, students are not only to learn agriculture, but also Islamic sciences, especially Islamic jurisprudence that discusses about social wellbeing.

Core Courses

Al-Qur’an dan al-Hadits concerning agro-technology, fiqh for agro-technology, history of Islamic civilization in agro-technology, soil and water conservation, and plant nutrition.