BS Enviormental Sciences

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 (First Year)

Course Code Course Title Credit
Hours
Contact Hours
Theory Lab Total
 

PAK-101

ENG-103

ENV-105

PHY-101

CSC-105

BIO-105*

MAT-105*

ISL-101

 

Pakistan Studies

English-1

Introduction to Environmental Sciences Physics

Introduction to Computers

Fundamentals of Biology  OR

Fundamentals of Mathematics

Islamic Studies

 

2

3

3

3

3

0

0

2

 

2

3

2

2

2

3

3

2

 

 

0

0

2

2

2

0

0

0

 

 

2

3

4

4

4

3

3

2

 

Total 16 19 6 25

* Compulsory for pre-medical/pre-engineering students. Academic credit of this course is zero but its contact hours; teaching material and tuition fee are equal to a 3-credit hour course.

Semester 2

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Contact Hours
Theory Lab Total
 

ENG-104

ENV-110

CHM-105

GEO-110

GEO-105

MAT-115

 

 

English-II

Environmental Biology

Chemistry

Fundamentals of Geography & Geomorphology

Physical & General Geology

Calculus & Analytical Geometry

 

3

3

3

3

3

3

 

3

2

2

2

2

3

 

2

2

2

2

 

3

4

4

4

4

3

Total 18 14 8 22

Semester 3(Second Year)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Contact Hours
Theory Lab Total
 

ENG-232

ENV-205

ENV-210

ENV-230

ENV-245

HSS-111 or

HSS-115

 

 

 

Oral Communication

Fundamentals of Ecology

Environmental Chemistry

Environmental Issues

Introduction to Oceanography

Introduction to IR

Introduction to Media Studies

 

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

 

3

3

2

3

3

3

3

 

0

0

2

0

0

0

0

 

3

3

4

3

3

3

3

Total 18 17 2 19

Semester 4

 

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Contact Hours
Theory Lab Total
 

ENV-215

ENV-220

ENV-225

ENV-236

MAT-205

HSS-107

HSS-201

 

Social theory of Environment

Environmental Microbiology

Applied Ecology

Introduction to Climate Change

Statistics

Introduction to Psychology or

Introduction to Anthropology

 

3

3

3

3

3

3

 

3

2

3

3

3

3

 

0

2

0

0

0

0

 

3

4

3

3

3

3

 

Total 18 17 2 19

Summer Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Contact Hours
Theory Lab Total
ENV-240 Environmental Sciences Field Work + Report 3 0 0 3
Total 3 0 0 3

Semester 5 (Third year)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Contact Hours
Theory Lab Total
 

ENV-305 

ENV-310

ENV-315

ENV-320

GEO-305

ENV-335

 

 

 

Environmental Monitoring

Environmental Toxicology

Environmental Management System

Environmental Biotechnology

Environmental Geology

Analytical Techniques in Environmental Science

 

 

3

3

3

3

3

3

 

 

 

 

3

2

2

3

3

3

 

 

 

0

2

2

0

0

0

 

 

 

3

4

4

3

3

3

 

 

Total 18 16 4 20

Semester 6

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Contact Hours
Theory Lab Total
 

ENV-330

ENV-325

ENV-345

ENV-350

ENV-340

 

 

Environmental  & Natural Resource Economics

Environmental Engineering

Environmental Hazards & Management

Remote Sensing and GIS for Environment

Solid Waste Management

 

3

3

3

3

3

 

 

 

3

3

2

3

2

 

 

0

0

2

0

2

 

 

3

3

4

3

4

 

Total 15 13 4 17

Semester 7 (Fourth Year)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Contact Hours
Theory Lab Total
 

ENV-405

ENV-410

ENV-415

ENV-420

GEO-420

 

Pollution Control Technology

Environmental Impacts Assessment

Natural Resource Management

Research Methods in Environmental  Sciences

Hydrogeology

 

3

3

3

2

3

 

 

3

3

3

2

3

 

 

0

0

0

0

0

 

3

3

3

2

3

Total 14 14 0 14

Semester 8

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Contact Hours
Theory Lab Total
 

ENV-425

ENV-430

ENV-440

ENV-435

ENV-445

 

Occupational Health and Safety

Environmental Policies & Law

Energy and Environment

Thesis

Comprehensive Viva Voce

 

 

3

3

3

6

0

 

3

3

3

0

0

 

0

0

0

0

0

 

3

3

3

6

0

Total 15 15 0 15