Short Course Description Curriculum Plant Protection

European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS)



Total Credit Points

Credit point/Semester
1 2 3 4 5 6 7


Common core and fundamental study

58.89 31.71 15.1 4.53 4.53 3.02 3.02

Foundational Literacies and academic core courses  






In-depth Study Program Courses





Final Year Project/Captones







Enrichment Courses and programs

21.14 21.14



31.71 31.71 30.2 30.2 24.16 31.71 24.16


1. Pancasila (MKU 102)

2. Religious Education (MKU-101)

3. Indonesian (MKU-103)

4. English (MKU- 105)

5. Biology (MFE-104)

6. Mathematics (MFE-101)

7. Chemical (MFE-103))

8. Introduction to Agricultural Science (MFE-106)

Understanding the scope and development of agriculture, the history and development of agriculture, the role of figures and pioneers in the agricultural sector, the main issues in the agricultural sector, agriculture as a sub-sector of national development, the role of science and technology in agriculture, the development of agribusiness and agro-industry in increasing people’s incomes , food security, problems of natural resources and the environment in relation to agricultural activities, agriculture and free trade as well as various laws and policies in the agricultural sector.

9. Fundamentals of Agronomy (AGT-102)

10. Statistics (PTN-203)

Understanding and usefulness of statistics in agriculture, understanding of population, samples, parameters, statistics, concentration measures, spread measures, sampling techniques, regression analysis and correlation.

11. Introduction to Natural Resources and the Environment (MFE-106)

12. Fundamentals of management (AGB-105)

13. Civic education (MKU-104)

14. Thesis (PTN-400))

Research exercise or design that covers various aspects thoroughly from preparation that requires discussion, to writing research reports and research seminars. Thesis must be done by students as a final project under the direction of a supervisor. The series of activities carried out include the preparation of a research plan or design, implementation, data processing, and presentation of the results in the form of a thesis that meets the writing criteria applicable at the Faculty of Agriculture and must be defended in front of the examiner team.

15.   Community Service Program (MKU-400)

This real work course includes debriefing in the form of skills training and practical knowledge in the fields of agriculture, health, rural socio-culture, education, village government and the economy as well as manpower. Work practice for two months in programmed villages in the South Sumatra region and continued with report writing.

16.  Entomology (PTN-2)

The history and development of entomology; taxonomy and classification of insects; insect morphology and physiology; Introduction of the Orders Lepidoptera, Coleoptera, Orthoptera, Homoptera, Diptera, Hymenoptera and etc.

17. Mycology (PTN-)

The history and scope of mycology; the role and development of agricultural mycology; classification and phylogenetic relationships of fungi; Introduction to Ascomycetes, Basidomycetes, Oomicetes and Zygomycetes.

18. English Academic

Understanding academic and agricultural English, reading and understanding agricultural articles; writing summary, writing paper, oral presentation.

19.  Nematology Plant

The development of plant nematology; the role of nematodes as one of the main pathogens of agricultural crops, nematodes as plant predisposing factors to other plant pathogens, nematodes as vectors of plant viruses, epidemiology and management of plant diseases by nematodes; the role of entomophagous nematodes as biological agents for insect pest control.

20.  Introduction to Plant Virology

Studying the history and development of plant virology and virology, economic aspects of plant viruses; taxonomy and nomenclature, particle composition and viral replication; symptoms and damage due to plant virus infection, virus transmission modes, identification and diagnosis of plant viruses, ecology and epidemiology of plant viruses, control of plant diseases caused by viruses, and cases of plant diseases caused by virus.

21. Entrepreneurship

The importance of entrepreneurship, understanding and characteristics of entrepreneurship, stages in entrepreneurship, organizational and work procedures, technical and production aspects, marketing aspects, creativity and innovation, formation and growth of new businesses, elements and formats of business plans, practices entrepreneurship.

22.  Plant Protection Basics

Understanding plant pests and diseases, types of pests and types of damage and losses caused, causes of plant diseases and symptoms as well as losses caused, control of plant pests, control of plant diseases, examples of cases of important pests and diseases.

23. Introduction Prokaryotes

History and development of bacteriology and bacteria, morphology and classification of bacteria, metabolism of bacteria, growth and development of bacteria, control of bacteria, relationship of bacteria to plants.

24. Herb Ecology

Understanding insect ecology, insect habitat, insect population and population development, insect diversity, insect defense system, insect relationship with plants, palaeoecology, biogeography and insect biodiversity.

25.  Microbiology Agriculture

History, scope, role and development of agricultural microbiology; classification of morphology, anatomy, and reproduction of bacteria and viruses related to agriculture; microbial growth; microbial metabolism; microbial and plant interactions; environmental microbiology; industrial microbiology.

26.  Maintenance Insect

Methods for catching, drying, labeling, and arranging insects from various orders such as Lepidoptera, Coleoptera, Orthoptera, Homoptera, Diptera, Hymenoptera and others.

27.  Plant Protection Biotechnology

DNA as the main genetic material; structure of DNA, genes, genome and chromosomes. RNA transcription and translation; protein biosynthesis; DNA isolation and extraction; DNA amplification; DNA recombination; DNA sequencing; gene engineering for crop protection.

28.  Pest Science Plant

Definition and scope of plant pest science; interaction of insect pests with plants; interaction of pest vertebrates with plants; patterns and symptoms of plant pests; damage and loss due to pests.

29. Pathology Plant

Definition of healthy plants and sick plants; causes of plant diseases; host plant interactions with pathogens; symptoms and signs of plant diseases; severity and incidence of plant diseases; damage and loss due to plant diseases.

30. Lineage Policy and Plant Quarantine

Government laws and regulations on plant protection and the meaning of international and domestic quarantine; Quarantined Plant Destruction Organisms (OPTK) and Risk Analysis of Plant Destruction Organisms; techniques and procedures for the introduction and transportation of plant materials between countries and regions; quarantine procedures in world free trade; commodity packing rules for international trade.

31.  Pesticides and Application

History and development of the pesticide industry; classification, formulation, toxicology and regulation and registration of pesticides; application tools, application methods, calibration, side effects and observations as well as efforts to control pesticide poisoning; insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, and nematicides; the suitability of the pesticide material with the target pest; constraints in pesticide application; negative influence on the environment, beneficial insects and humans.

32.   Experimental design

Definition and scope of the experiment, classification of experimental design, mean difference test, single error design, split plot design, analysis of variance and covariance, and data problems in agricultural experiments, especially those related to plant pests and diseases.

33.  Control Biological

Culture techniques for parasitoids, entomopathogenic fungi, entomopathogenic bacteria, antagonist fungi, and antagonistic bacteria.

34.   Mycology

The types of mushrooms that can be consumed and which can be used for medicinal purposes; cultivation techniques of various types of mushrooms; mushroom seeding techniques; use of organic waste for mushroom cultivation.

35.   Pests and Diseases Post-harvest

Scope of warehouse pests; definition and importance of warehouse pests in post-harvest handling; warehouse pest insects; warehouse pest vertebrates; warehouse pest prevention and control.

36.   Vertebrates Pest

Definition of pest vertebrates, the difference between vertebrate and invertebrate pests; morphology, biology, physiology, behavior, and ecology of pest vertebrates; pest vertebrate control; vertebrates of the classes Mammals and Aves in agriculture, barn and community environments.

37.   Entomology

Definition and scope of urban insects, residential nuisance insects, insects in the market environment, insects in landfills, termites and their disturbances, urban insect control.

38.   Epidemiology of Plant Diseases

Definition, history and scope of plant disease epidemiology; factors influencing the epidemic; infectious processes and disease cycles; disease progression patterns; transmission and spread of disease; use of epidemiology in disease control

39.   Ornamental Plant Pests and Diseases

Definition of pests and diseases of ornamental plants; diseases of roses; diseases of chrysanthemums; disease in orchids; diseases of other cut flowers; diseases of ornamental grasses; ornamental plant disease control.

40.   Plant Pests Main

Understanding of important pests and main crops; important pests of major food crops; important pests of major horticultural crops; important pests of major plantation crops.

41.  Plant Disease Main

Understanding of important diseases and main crops; important diseases of major food crops; important diseases of major horticultural crops; important diseases of major plantation crops.

42.   Pest and Disease Control Integrated

History, understanding and development of IPM in Indonesia; IPM principles, agricultural ecosystems and their relationship to pests and diseases; pest and disease control techniques and their integration into IPM; economic aspects of IPM; IPM plants are important.

43.   Plant Clinic

Diagnosis of plant damage macroscopically and microscopically; pest control recommendations; how to collect and pack samples to be sent to the laboratory; techniques for preserving diseased plant preparations; preparation of preparations and propagation of plant-disturbing organisms in the laboratory.



Course Name

Credit Weight Precondition
1 MKU-102 Pancasila 2(1-1)
2 MKU-101 Religious education 3(1-2)
3 MKU-103 Indonesian 3(1-2)
4 MKU-105 English 2(1-1)
5 MFE-104 Biology 3(2-1)
6 MFE-101 Mathematics 3(3-0)
7 MFE-103 Chemical 3(2-1)
8 MFE-106 Introduction to Agricultural Science 2 (2-0)
Number of Credits for Semester I 21 (13-8)




Course Name

Credit Weight Precondition
1 AGT-102 Fundamentals of Agronomy 3(2-1) MFE-104
2 PTN-203 Statistics 3(3-0)
3 MFE-105 Introduction to Natural Resources and the Environment 2(2-0)
4 AGB-104 Fundamentals of management 2(2-0)
5 MKU-104 Civic education 2(1-1)
6 MKU-106 Computers and Programming ( Coding ) 3(1-2)
7 PTN-101 Agricultural Microbiology 3(2-1)
8 ITN-100 Soil Science Fundamentals 3(2-1)
Number of Semester II Credits 21(15-6)


No Code Course Name Credit Weight Precondition
1 AGT-201 Plant Physiology 3 (2-1) MFE-104
2 AGB-106 Agricultural Extension Basics 3 (2-1)
3 PTN-201 Plant Diseases 3 (2-1)
4 PTN-202 Plant Pest Science 3 (2-1)
5 PTN-203 Resistant Plant Breeding Basics

Pests and Diseases

6 ITN-102 Climatology 3 (2-1)
7 PTN-204 Biochemistry 2 (2-0)
Number of Credits Semester III 20(14-6)




Course Name

Credit Weight Precondition
1 PTN-205 Plant Nematology 3 (2-1)
2 PTN-206 mycology 3 (2-1)
3 PTN-207 Introduction to Plant Pathogenic Prokaryotes 2 (1-1)
4 PTN-208 Introduction to Plant Virology 2 (1-1)
5 PTN-209 Entomology 3 (2-1)
6 PTN-210 Vertebrates Pests 2 (1-1)
7 PTN-211 Experimental design 3 (2-1)
8 PTN-212 Plant Protection Policy and


Number of Credits Semester IV 20 (13-7)




Course Name

Credit Weight Precondition
1 PTN-301 Introduction to Disease Epidemiology Plant 2 (2-0)
2 PTN-302 Plant Protection Biotechnology 2 (2-0)
3 PTN-303 Major Crop Important Diseases 3 (2-1) PTN-201
4 PTN-304 Important PestsMain Plants 3 (2-1) PTN-202
5 PTN-305 Insect Ecology 2 (2-0)
6 MFE-200 Scientific papers 2 (2-0)
7 MFE-300 Academic English 2 (2-0)
Number of Credits Semester V 16 (14-2)




Course Name Credit Weight Precondition
1 PTN-306 Post-harvest Pests and Diseases 3 (2-1)
2 PTN-307 Integrated Pest and Disease Control 3 (2-1)
3 PTN-308 Pest-Disease Biological Control


3 (2-1)
4 PTN-309 Plant Clinic 2 (1-1) PTN-201,


5 PTN-310 Pesticides and their Applications 3 (2-1)
6 MKU-300 Entrepreneurship 2 (1-1)
7 Elective courses 5
Number of SKS Semester VI 21





Course Name

Credit Weight Precondition
1 PTN-401 Apprenticeship 2 (0-2)
2 MK Choice 14
Number of SKS Semester VII 16

The PTN-401 course is a regular internship for students taking courses at UNIB. Plant Protection Study Program students can carry out off-campus MBKM activities in the form of 8 (eight) KEMENDIKBUD MBKM activities, especially internships and student exchanges (credit transfers), up to a total of 21 credits with the equivalence of relevant courses as well as recognition of credits for MBKM activities referring to KEPMENDIKBUD Number : 74/P/2021 April 21, 2021 Regarding Recognition of Campus Learning Credits Independent.






Course Name

Credit Weight Precondition
1 MKU-400 KKN 4(0-4)
2 MFE-400 THESIS 5(0-5)
Number of Credits Semester VIII 9(0-9)




Course Name

Credit Weight Precondition
1 ITN-333 Soil Fertility and Fertilization 3(2-1)
2 PTN-311 Plant Protection Basics 3(2-1)
3 PTN-312 Capita Selecta 1(1-0)
4 PTN-313 Commercial Insect Maintenance 1(0-1)
5 PTN-314 Ornamental Plant Pests 2(2-0)
6 PTN-315 Pest Management 2(2-0)
7 PTN-316 Beneficial Agricultural Microorganisms 2(1-1)
8 PTN-401 Interaction of Insects, Pathogens and Plant 2(2-0)
9 PTN-402 Tours 1(0-1)
10 PTN-403 Pathogen preparation and identification 2(2-0)
11 PTN-404 Smart Plant Control 2(1-0)
12 AGT-305 Smart Farming 2(1-1)
13 AGT-306 Organic agriculture 2(1-1)
14 AGT-212 Sustainable Agriculture System 2(2-0)





  1. Courses with MKU Code are Courses
  2. Courses with MFE Code are Faculty Courses.
  3. Courses with PTN Code are Plant Protection Study Program Courses, Faculty of Agriculture
  4. Courses with codes other than the above are cross courses study program.
  5. Plant Protection Study Program students carry out MBKM activities by taking courses at UNIB Study Programs or at other universities or off-campus activities in the form of 8 (eight) KEMENDIKBUD MBKM activities, especially internships and student exchanges (credit transfers), up to a total of 21 credits with equalization Relevant courses and credit recognition for MBKM activities refer to KEPMENDIKBUD Number: 74/P/2021 dated 21 April 2021 concerning Recognition of Campus Learning Credits
  6. Minimum 19 credits of elective courses that can be taken internally or externally study program.
  7. The total credits taken for graduation is a minimum of 144