Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences and Management

The main aim of the program is to produce a graduate with theoretical and practical skills in environmental issues and the ability to deal effectively yet sensitively with complex environmental, meteorological and social problems arising at the local, national and global level.

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Programme Availability
Solomon Mahlangu College of Science and Education
Host Department
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
Level of Study
Undergraduate Degree
Mode of Study
Full Time
Programme Duration
3 Years

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

SEMESTER 1

COURSE ANTE   COURSE TITLE                                                                                       

CORE COURSES

BL 100  Introductory Cell Biology and Genetics                                                         
ENV 100  Fundamentals of Microbiology                                                       
MTH 104  General Mathematics I                                                     
ENV 110  General Chemistry                                                             
ENV 111  Introduction to Meteorology                                                            
ENV 114  Environmental Geomorphology                                                      
ENV 101  Fundamentals of Ecology and Ecosystems                                                                                                            

ELECTIVES COURSES

DS 100  Principal, Theories and Contemporary issues of Development                                                 
SC 100* Communication Skills I                                                    
EE 101  Introductory Sociology                                                     
RD 111  Introduction to Natural Resource Management                                                          

* Audit Course

SEMESTER 2

COURSE ANTE   COURSE TITLE                                                                                     

CORE COURSES

ENV 103  Biochemistry                                                       
ENV 102  Botany                                                 
ENV 113  Meteorological Instrumentation                                                      
MTH 106  Introductory Statistics                                                       
SC 101     Communication Skills II                                                   
MTH 107  eneral Mathematics II                                                    
CIT 100   Computer Applications                                                                                                                   

ELECTIVES COURSES

AE 101/AE 111/FT 101     Introduction to Engineering drawing                                                              
EE 105    Principles of Administration and Management                                                            
MTH 108 Numerical Methods I                                                                                                    

SEMESTER 3

COURSE ANTE   COURSE TITLE                                                                                       

CORE COURSES

ENV 200   Environmental Chemistry                                                
ENV 201   Hydrogeology and Water Resource Management                                                      
ENV 202   Atmospheric Physics                                                          
ENV 210   Environmental Microbiology                                                           
ENV 211   Occupational Health Hazards and Safety Practices                                                   
MTH 201  Biometry                                                                                                                             

ELECTIVES COURSES

MTH 202              Numerical Methods II                                                       
*SC 100                Communication Skills I                                                    
MTH 203              General Mathematics III                                                  
**RD 201             Introduction to Gender and Development                                                                             

* Audit Course

** RD 201 is a pre-requisite course for RD 301 Gender and Development

SEMESTER 4

COURSE ANTE   COURSE TITLE                                                                                   

CORE COURSES

ENV 203   Remote Sensing and GIS in Environmental Studies                                                          
ENV 204   Mining and the Environment                                                           
ENV 205   Land and Water Pollution and Control                                                          
ENV 206   Climatology                                                         
ENV 209   Environmental Analytical Chemistry                                                             
ENV 212   Biodiversity and Conservation                                                        
ENV 221   Research Methodology                                                                                                                   

ELECTIVES COURSES                                                   

ENV 207  Synoptic Meteorology I                                                    
ENV 208  Dynamic Meteorology I                                                    
MTH 204  Numerical Methods III                                                     
ENV 220  Environmental Economics                                                               
ENV 213  Radioactivity and Environmental Radiology                                                               

SEMESTER 5

COURSE ANTE   COURSE TITLE                                                                                      
CORE COURSES

ENV 300  Waste Management                                                          
ENV 301  Applied Climatology                                                          
ENV 312  Environmental Toxicology                                                               
ENV 320  Environmental Law and Legislation                                                              
ENV 321  Research Project I                                                              
ENV 323  Global Environmental Policies and Advocacy                                                                                                                            

ELECTIVES COURSES                                                   

*SC 100   Communication Skills I                                                    
ENV 302  Synoptic Meteorology II                                                   
ENV 303  Dynamic Meteorology II                                                  
RD 202    Natural Resources Management                                                     
ENV 313  Technology, Energy and then Environment                                                       
RD 301  Gender and Development                                                 

* Audit Course

SEMESTER 6

COURSE ANTE   COURSE TITLE                                                                                  

CORE COURSES

ENV 310               Biotechnology and the Environment                                                             
ENV 322               Research Project II                                                            
ENV 306               Environmental Impact Assessment                                                
ENV 311               Environmental Health Management and Ecological Restoration                                                            
ENV 307               Air Pollution, Prevention and Control                                                             
ENV 309               Global Climate Change and Disaster Management                                                                                                                  

ELECTIVES COURSES

ENV 308               Meteorological Data Analysis and Display Systems                                                   
ENV 304               Tropical Meteorology                                                        
ENV 314               Environmental Horticulture                                                             

Admission for the Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and Management requires Two principal passes (4 points) in Chemistry and Biology/Mathematics Geography/ Physics/ Science and Practice in Agriculture A- level certificate. Candidates without a pass in Biology and Mathematics at A- level certificate must a credit in Mathematics at O-level certificate OR Diploma with a GPA of not less than 3.0 in the fields of Physical, Chemical or Biological Sciences.  Passes in Chemistry and Mathematics at O-level certificate and Diploma level are mandatory.

 Tshs 1,263,000 per year.

Apply for this Programme

Applicants should apply directly to SUA using online admission system  which can be accessed at http://www.suasis.sua.ac.tz/index.php/registration

The office of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics), 
Sokoine University of Agriculture,
P. O. Box 3000,
MOROGORO.

Inquiries should be sent to:
Admission Help desk
Directorate of Undergraduate Studies,
Sokoine University of Agriculture,
P.O. Box 3000, Chuo Kikuu, Morogoro    

Email: admission@sua.ac.tz    
Web: www.dus.sua.ac.tz

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