BS Enviormental Sciences
Last updated on October 1st, 2019

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences offers BS (4 years) and MS (2 years) degree programs in Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Sciences. In a short span of ten years it has joined the ranks of highly reputed institutions in the field. The graduates of this department employed by national and multinational companies have proven, that it strives for highest of the academic standards. Field trips make the essential part of the syllabus taught. Student chapters of professional organizations such as Society for Exploration Geophysicist (SEG) and Pakistan Association of Petroleum Geologists (PAPG) and the Green Environment Club provide them the opportunities to participate in and organize seminars, workshops, lectures and conferences, etc.

Road Map

Compulsory Courses  91
Other Courses  38
BS Thesis  6
Total Credit Hours  135

Semester – 1

Course code Course Title Credit Hours
PAK 101 Pakistan Studies 2
ISL 101 Islamic Studies 2
ENG 103 English I 3
CSC 105 Introduction to Computers 3
PHY 101 Physics 3
GEO 105 Physical & General Geology 3
MAT 105* OR

BIO 105*

Fundamentals of Biology
Fundamentals of Mathematics
  Total Credit Hours 16

 *Academic credit of this course is zero but its contact hours, teaching material and tuition fee are equal to a 3 credit hours course.

 

Semester – 2

Course code Course Title Credit Hours
CHM 105 Chemistry 3
ENG 104 English -II 3
MAT 115 Calculus & Analytical Geometry 3
GEO 110 Fundamental of Geography & Geomorphology 3
ENV 105 Introduction to Environmental Sciences 3
ENV 110 Environmental Biology 3
  Total Credit Hours 18

 

Semester – 3

Course code Course Title Credit Hours
ENG 232 Oral Communication 3
MAT 205 Statistics 3
ENV 210 Environmental Chemistry 3
ENV 205 Fundamentals of  Ecology 3
ENV 230 Environmental Issues 3
One of the Following
HSS 111 Introduction to IR 3
HSS 115 Introduction to Media Studies 3
Total Credit Hours 18

Note: Students will be offered only one of the HSS subjects.

Semester – 4

Course code Course Title Credit Hours
ENV 215 Social Theory of Environment 3
ENV 220 Environmental Microbiology 3
ENV 225 Applied Ecology 3
ENV 236 Introduction to Climate Change 3
ENV 245 Introduction to Oceanography 3
HSS 107 Introduction to Psychology 3
Total Credit Hours 18

 

Semester – Summer

Course code Course Title Credit Hours
ENV 240 Environmental Sciences Field Work and Report 3

 

Semester – 5

Course code Course Title Credit Hours
ENV 305 Environmental Monitoring 3
ENV 310 Environmental Toxicology 3
ENV 315 Environmental Management System 3
ENV 320 Environmental Biotechnology 3
ENV 335 Analytical Techniques in Environmental Sciences 3
GEO 305 Environmental Geology 3
Total Credit Hours 18

 

Semester – 6

Course code Course Title Credit Hours
ENV 425 Occupational Health & Safety 3
ENV 340 Solid Waste Management 3
ENV 325 Environmental Engineering 3
ENV 345 Environmental Hazard & Management 3
Elective 1 One of the Following
GEO 335 Earthquake Seismology 3
GEO 351 Natural Disaster Management 3
ENV 330 Environmental & Natural Resource Economics 3
Total Credit Hours 15

 

Semester – 7

Course code Course Title Credit Hours
ENV 405 Pollution Control Technology 3
ENV 415 Natural Resource Management 3
ENV 420 Research Methods in Environmental Sciences 2
GEO 420 Hydrogeology 3
Elective 2 One of the Following
GEO 405 Petroleum Engineering 3
GEO 436 Health, Safety and Environment 3
ENV 410 Environmental Impact Assessment 3
Total Credit Hours 14

 

Semester – 8

Course code Course Title Credit Hours
ENV 350 Remote Sensing and GIS for Environment 3
ENV 440 Energy and Environment 3
ENV 430 Environmental Policies & Laws 3
GEO 435 Thesis 6
GEO 445 Comprehensive Viva Voce 0
Total Credit Hours 15