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BSc Courses

Students undertake general courses in Year I and Year II of the Faculty before opting for Silviculture and Forest Management Courses in Year III and Year IV.

An outline of the programme, including semester-by-semester layout of courses showing contact hours for theory (T),practicals (P) and the corresponding credit values (C) is presented below.

Year Three Semester One

Core Courses

  • FSA 361:Natural Resource Economics (1 2 2)
  • FSA 359:Watershed Management (2 2 3)

Major

  • FRM 351:Forest Ecology (2 2 3)
  • FRM 353:Natural Forest Silviculture (2 1 2)
  • FRM 355:Forest Measurement (1 3 2)
  • FRM 357:Forest Entomology (2 1 2)
  • FRM 359:Forest Pathology (1 2 2)
  • FRM 361:Forest Systematics (2 1 2)

Year Three Semester Two

Core Courses

  • FRM 356:Experimental Designs and Analysis (2 2 3)
  • FRM 358:Business Management and Administration for Natural Resources Managers. (1 2 2)
  • FRM 362:Natural Resource Policy and Legislation (2 2 3)
  • NRM 392:Practical Training

Major

  • FRM 354:Forest Management (2 2 3)
  • WST 354:Wood Utilization (2 2 3)
  • FRM 354:Forest Roads and Machinery (2 1 2)
  • AGF 352:Agroforestry (2 1 2)

Year Four Semester One

Core Courses

  • FRM 457:Natural Resource Extension and Education (2 12)
  • WRM 459:Multiple Land Use Management (1 3 2)
  • NRM 481:Seminar (0 3 1)
  • NRM 483:Student Project (0 6 3)

Major

  • FRM 451:Forest Products Harvesting (2 2 3)
  • FRM 455:Forest Inventories (2 1 2)
  • FRM 453:Forest Tree Improvement (2 1 2)
  • FRM 459:Forest Fire Management (2 1 2)

Year Four Semester Two

Core Courses

  • WRM 458:Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Systems (2 2 3)
  • NRM 482:Seminar (- 3 1)
  • NRM 484:Student’s Project (- 6 3)

Major

  • FRM 452:Urban Forestry (2 1 2)
  • FRM 454:Collaborative Resource Management (2 1 2)
  • FRM 456:Forest Economics (2 1 2)
  • FRM 458:Environmental Issues in Natural Resources Management (2 1 2)
  • FRM 462:Plantation Silviculture (2 2 3)