Bachelor of Science in Forestry Programme Structure

Year 1: Semester I

 


CODE

Course Title

 

LECTURE

PRACTICAL

Total Hours

 

 

CCS 001

CCS 010

ENF 101

ENF 102

ENF 103

ESM 101

Communication Skills

HIV and AIDS

Introduction to Forestry Science

Introduction to Ecology

Non-timber Forest products

Introduction to Environmental Management

45

30

30

30

30

30

0

15

15

15

15

15

45

45

45

45

45

45

 

 

 

Total

195

75

270

 

 

 

Semester II

 

 

 

 

 

 

CCS 009

SCI 112 ENF 104

ENF 105

ENF 106

ESM 108

Elements of Economics

Introductions to Computer Systems

Agro-Forestry Systems

Introduction to Forest Soils

Rural Sociology and Forestry

Environmental Health and Safety

45

30

30

30

30

30

0

15

15

15

15

15

45

45

45

45

45

45

 

 

 

Total

195

75

270

 

 

 

 

Year 2: semester I

 

 

 

 

 

ENF 201

ENF 202

ENF 203

ENF 204

ENF 205

BCH 200

Forest Genetics, Botany and  Evolution

Wood Science

Principles of Silviculture and Nursery Practice

Silvicultural Practices

Dendrology

Statistics I

30

30

30

30

30

45

15

15

15

15

15

0

45

45

45

45

45

45

 

 

Total

195

75

270

 

 

Semester II

 

 

 

 

 

ENF 206

ENF 207

ENF 208

ENF 209

ENF 210

ENF 211

Forest Climatology, Hydrology & Watershed Mgt

Forest Biochemistry

Forest Entomology

Forest Mensuration and Inventory

Forest Surveying and Photogrammetry

Environmental Resource Economics & Policy

30

30

30

30

30

45

15

15

15

15

15

0

45

45

45

45

45

45

 

 

Total

195

75

270

 

 

Year 3: Semester I

 

 

 

 

 

 

ENF 301

ENF 302

ENF 303

ENF 304

ENF 305

ENF 306

Conflict Resolution in the Natural Resources

Principles of Wild life Management

Plant Nutrition and Fertilization

Forest Engineering and Timber Harvesting

Soil Survey and Land Use Planning

Forest Plantation Establishment

45

30

30

30

30

30

0

15          

15

15

15

15

45

45

45

45

45

45

 

 

Total

195

75

270

 

 

Semester II

 

 

 

 

 

ENF 307

ENF 308

ESM 306

BCH 300

ESM 305

SGL313

Genetics and Tree Breeding

Biome and Conservation Ecology

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)

Statistics II

Research Methods

Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing & GIS Applications

30

30

30

45

45

30

 

15

15

15

0

0

15

 

45

45

45

45

45

45

 

 

 

Total

210

60

270

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ENF 309

Industrial/field attachment (at the end of year 3)

 

 

8-wks

 

 

Year 4: Semester I

 

 

 

 

ENF 401

ENF 402

ENF 403

ENF 404

ENF 405

ESM 405

Biometrics

Forest Management

Forest Resource Economics and Marketing

Community Forestry and Extension

Research Project

Environmental Auditing and Reporting

45

30

30

30

0

30

0

15

15

15

45

15

45

45

45

45

45

45

 

Total

165

105

270

 

Semester II

 

 

 

 

ENF 406

ENF407

ENF 408

ENF 409

ENF 410

ENF 405

Forest Policy, Law and Administration

Forest Health

Forest Pathology

Forest Fire Ecology and Management

Dryland Forestry

*Research Project

30

30

30

30

30

0

15

15

15

15

15

45

45

45

45

45

45

45

Total

 

150

120

270

                               

* Research project is essentially one unit of 90 hrs. Part of it is done in Year 4 Semester 1 (Research Project I) where students identify their projects and develop proposals (45 hrs). In the second Semester (Research Project II), students collect data, analyze and compile the project reports (45hrs).

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