Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences 

University of Lahore

Environmental Sciences program is offered to students from biological sciences, physical sciences, agricultural sciences, engineering, environmental management, and other relevant disciplines. Major emphasis is to provide education of high international standard to build a highly skilled human resource that will contribute towards national and international decision-making and management of environmental and health risks. The Department of Environmental Sciences has highly qualified faculty with vast exposure in different latest areas of research. Students will be encouraged to participate in seminars and training workshops.

Degree Requirements

12 years of education (Higher Secondary School Certificate/ Intermediate) F.Sc. (Pre-medical, Pre-engineering)/ ICS/ DAE/ A-Level or Equivalent with at least 45% marks.

Why this Degree

The scope of environmental science has increased with growing environmental concerns. In the public sector, there are various jobs at local, provincial and federal government levels. The opportunities for environmental graduates will further increase with the establishment of local bodies system. Currently, all provinces, AJK and Gilgat Baltistan have environmental institutions at district level. In private sector, environmental consultancies and firms have job opportunities for environmental graduates. Environmental sections have also been established by the UN Organizations, World Bank and Asian Development Bank. Non-governmental organizations in the development and conservation sectors are also hiring environmental graduates.

Courses Offered

Semester 1
Sr No. Course Title Cr.Hrs
1 Introduction to Environmental Sciences 3
2 Biology-I 3
3 Basic Chemistry 3
4 Mathematics 3
5 English-I 3
6 Pakistan Studies

 

Semester 2

Sr No. Course Title Cr.Hrs
1 Introduction to Earth Sciences 3
2 Biology-II 3
3 Statistics 3
4 Sociology/ Anthropology 3
5 English-II 3
6 Islamic Studies 2             

 

Semester 3

Sr No. Course Title Cr.Hrs
1 Introduction to Computer 3
2 Environmental Chemistry 3
3 Environmental Physics 3
4 Introductory Economics 3
5 English-III 3
6 Philosophy 3

 

Semester 4

Sr No. Course Title Cr.Hrs
1 Fundamentals of Ecology 3
2 Environmental Microbiology 3
3 Environmental Pollution 3
4 Climatology 3
5 Psychology 3
6 Introduction to Biochemistry 3

 

Semester 5

Sr No. Course Title Cr.Hrs
1 Applied Ecology 3
2 Environmental Toxicology 3
3 Environmental Profile of Pakistan 3
4 Population and Environment 3
5 Analytical Techniques in Environmental Sciences 3
6 Elective-I 3

 

Semester 6

Sr No. Course Title Cr.Hrs
1 Environmental Economics 3
2 Remote Sensing and GIS 3
3 Environmental Management Systems 3
4 Biodiversity and Conservation  3
5 Environmental Monitoring 3
6 Elective-II 3

 

Semester 7

Sr No. Course Title Cr.Hrs
1 Climate Change 3
2 Environmental Impact Assessment 3
3 Natural Resource Management 3
4 Research Methods in Environmental Science 3
5 Elective-III 3
6 Elective-IV 3

 

Semester 8

Sr No. Course Title Cr.Hrs
1 Environmental Governance 3
2 Public Health and Environment  3
Pollution Control Technologies 3
4 Final Year Project/ Internship 3

Elective Courses


Offered at Campuses
Fact File

4 Years (Credit Hours 136)

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