Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Environmental Management - Pokhara University


Pokhara University

Science and Technology

4 year(s)


Bachelor in Science (B. Sc.) in Environmental Management is introduced for the production of qualified environmental management professionals with leadership quality and problem solving aptitude. The unique feature of this academic program is the integration of scientific, social, cultural economic aspects of the environment. The Environmental Management degree builds on the understanding of the planning systems and processes of environmental changes and offers training in the management techniques, required to put into effect the principle of sustainable development.


Objective

The main objectives of B. Sc. Programme are to:

  1. provide understanding about environment, environmental issues, problems and it's interrelationship with other related fields;
  2. produce qualified environmental managers who can make decisions independently on diverse environmental issues;
  3. familiarize and equip the students with environmental management tools and make them eligible for higher studies and research;
  4. Apply the concepts of environmental management and environmental analysis in the professional areas.
     

Duration of the Program
The program of study for the Bachelor's degree in Environmental Management is over a period of eight semesters (four academic years) covering a total of 120 credit hours. The academic year begins normally in the month of September each year.

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Eligibility

Eligibility

Students should have scored minimum of "C" Grade in all subjects in 10+2 (Secondary Level)

OR

The prospective individuals with an Intermediate or 10+2 in Science, Forestry, Agriculture, Engineering and other related technical subjects or equivalent from a recognized institution are eligible to enter into the B. Sc. degree course in Environmental Management. Besides, the basic academic requirement, an entrance examination will be held


Curricular structure

The Bachelor’s degree in Environmentla Management is spanned over a period of eight semester (Four Academic Year) covering a total of 120 credit hours. The academic year begins in the month of September each year.

First Year: Fundamental Knowledge Course (31 Cr. Hrs.)
Semester I (16 Cr. Hr.)
 
CODE COURSE CR.HR
GE 101.2 General English 2
FM 101.3 Fundamental of Mathematics 3
IB 101.3 Introductory Biology 3
IC 101.3 Introductory Chemistry 3
IP 101.2 Introductory Physics 2
EGS 101.3 Environmental Geology and Soil 3

Semester II: (15 CR. Hrs)

 
CODE COURSE CR.HR
CTE 102.3 Communication and Technical English 3
AM 102.3 Applied Mathematics 3
EM 102.3 Environmental Microbiology 3
EC 102.3 Environmental Chemistry 3
EES 102.3 Ecology and Environmental Science 3
 
Second Year: Basic Course for Environmental Management (30 Cr. Hrs.)
Semester III (15 Cr. Hr.)
 
CODE COURSE CR.HR
SE 203.3 Sociology and Environment 3
FE 203.3 Fundamental Economics 3
AS 203.3 Applied Statistics 3
BIO 203.3 Biodiversity and Biotechnology 3
HM 203.3 Hydrology and Meteorology 3

Semester IV: (15 CR. Hrs)

 
CODE COURSE CR.HR
ERD 204.3 Environmental Resources and Sustainable Development 3
EET 204.3 Environmental Economics and Trade 3
EE 204.3 Environmental Engineering 3
EPL 305.3 Environmental Policy, Laws and Conventions 3
PM 204.3 Project Management 3
 
Third Year: Environmental Management Tools and Techniques (32 Cr. Hrs.)
Semester V: (17 Cr. Hr.)
 
CODE COURSE CR.HR
ISM 305.02 Integrated Solidwaste Management 2
EMS 305.3 Environmental Management System 3
EAT 305.3 Environmental Assessment Techniques 3
EM 305.3 Envionrmental Monitoring 3
ET 305.3 Environmental Technologies 3
GIM 305.3 Geo-Information Management 3

Semester VI: (15 CR. Hrs)

 
CODE COURSE CR.HR
CEP 306.3 Comprehensive Environmental Planning and Conflict Management 3
DRA 306.3 Disaster and Risk Assessment Techniques 3
UD 306.3 Urban Development and Environmental Management 3
IWM 306.3 Integrated Watershed Management 3
STM 306.3 Sustainable Tourism Management 3
 
Fourth Year: Specialized Courses, Research and Application in Environmental Management (27 Cr. Hrs.)
Semester VII: (15 Cr. Hr.)
 
CODE COURSE CR.HR
AEM 407.3 Aquatic Environmental Management 3
ICC 407.3 Introduction to Climate Change 3
RM 407.3 Research Methodology 3
EHS 407.3 Environmental Health and Sanitation 3
ESP 407.3 Emerging Issues, Seminar and Proposal Writing 3

Semester VIII: The activities related to thesis work are carried out in this semester. Mid term progress evaluation and final examination are held. (12 CR. Hrs)

 
CODE COURSE CR.HR
TH 408.12 Thesis (Research Work) 12