Bachelor of Science in Environmental Conservation and Natural Resources Management Programme Structure

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Conservation and Natural Resources Management

Year I Semester I

Code

Course Tile

Units

ESM 101

Introduction to Environmental Management

1

SBL 101

Introductory Botany

1

ESM 104  

Chemistry of the Environment

1

SBL 108

Fundamentals of Ecology

1

CCS 001

Communication Skills

1

CCS 010  

HIV and AIDS

1

Year I Semester II

Code

Course Tile

Units

ESC 101

Principles of Earth Science

1 

ESC 102

Fundamentals of Natural Resources Management 

1

DAS 107

General zoology

1

ESC 103

Energy and Environment

1

ESM 107

Environmental Health and Safety

1

SCI 112

Introduction to Computer Systems

1

 

Year II Semester I

Code

Course Tile

Units

ESC 201

Principles of Environmental Education (EE)

1

ESC 202

Environment and Development in Africa

1 

SBL 201

Plant Ecology

1

WFA 203

Aquatic Ecology 

1

BCH 200

Statistics I

1

ESM 203

Introduction to Environmental Economics

1

 

 

 

 

Year II Semester II

Code

Course Tile

Units

SBL 204

General Microbiology 

1

ESC 203

Weather and Climate

1

ESC 204

Ecological Laboratory Techniques  

1

ESC 205

Principles of Resources Development and Conservation

1

ESC 206

Animal Ecology and Animal Behaviour

1

ESM 209

Hydrology and Watershed Management

1

 

Year III Semester I

Code

Course Tile

Units

ESC 301

Soil Science for Conservation Biology

1

ESC 302

Community Ecology

1

ESM 303

Wetlands Ecology and Management

1

ESC 303

Solid and Hazardous Waste Management

1

SGL 313

Photogrammatry, Remote Sensing and GIS Applications

1

ESC 304

Principles and Practices of Biological Conservation

1

 

 

Year III Semester II

Code

Course Tile

Units

ESC 305

Environmental toxicology

1

ESC 306

Environmental Modeling

1

ESM 305

Research Methods

1

ESM 306

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)

1

BCH 300

Statistics II

1

 

ESC 315

Industrial Attachment/ Internship

8Wks

 

Year IV Semester I

Code

Course Tile

Units

ESC 401

Agroecosystems and Agroecology

1

ESC 402

Ecosystem Approach to Natural Resource Management

1

ESC 403

Industrial Ecology and Cleaner Production

1

ESM 401

Environmental Policy and Law I

1

ESM 405

Environmental Auditing and Reporting

ESC 404

Landscape Ecology

 

ESC 415

Field Research Project

1

 

 

 

Year IV Semester II

Code

Course Tile

Units

ESC  405

Ecotourism and Environmental Management

1

ESM 406

Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation

1

ESC 406

Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

1    

ESC 407

Wildlife and Fisheries Management

1

ESC 408

Transboundary Natural Resources Management (TBNRM)

1

ESC 415

Field Research Project

1

 

 

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