Bachelor of Science in Forestry

Semesters of Study
Years of Study
Entry Requirements


1 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Communication skills I (LDC111)13.50
Physics (NPHY111)13.00
Biology (NBIO111)15.00
Introduction to HIV Infections and AIDS (HSC111)13.00
Mathematics (NMAT111)13.50
Chemistry (NCHE111)15.00
Computer Applications (NCAP111)11.50
Biology II (BIO121)23.50
Mathematics II (MAT121)23.50
Chemistry II (CHE121)23.50
Communication Skills II (LDC121)23.50
Physics II (PHY121)23.00
Computer Applications II (CAP121)22.50

2 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Statistics for Natural Resource Management (FOR212)13.00
Entrepreneurship I (ABM213)12.50
Silviculture I (FOR211)13.00
General Ecology (ENV212)13.00
Forest Botany (FOR213)13.00
Biochemistry I (BSC211)14.50
Extension for Natural Resource Management (FOR226)23.00
Forest Mensuration and Inventory (FOR222)23.00
Wood Science (FOR225)23.00
EcoPhysiology of Woody Plants (FOR221)22.00
Principles of Soil Science (SSC221)23.00
Silviculture II (FOR224)22.50
Land Resources Management and Conservation (NRM222)23.00
Forest Entomology (FOR223)23.00

3 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Geographical Information System and Remote Sensing (FOR311)13.00
Agroforestry Technologies (AGF312)13.00
Wood Utilization and Technology (FOR315)13.00
Forest Research Project I (FOR310)10.50
Quantitative Methods in Natural Resources (FOR314)13.00
Community Forestry and Rural Development (FOR313)13.00
Genetics (AGN314)13.00
Applied Research Methods and Technical Writing (FOR316)13.00
Forest Research Project III (FOR410)11.00
Participatory Approaches and Forest Management (FOR325)23.00
Remote Sensing Applications (FOR328)23.00
Tree Improvement (FOR322)22.00
Forest Harvesting and Engineering (FOR327)23.00
Environmental Economics (ENV325)23.00
Forest Research Project II (FOR320)20.50
Watershed and Wetlands Management (NRM323)23.00
Apiculture (FOR326)22.00

4 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Forest Pathology (FOR411)12.00
Forest Economics (FOR414)13.00
Forest Management (FOR413)13.00
Environmental Impact Assessment (ENV414)13.00
Forest Marketing (FOR412)13.00
Policy Development and Analysis for Natural Resources (FOR415)13.00
Forest Policy and Law (FOR422)21.00
Project Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation (AAE424)23.00
Forestry Industrial Attachment (FOR400)23.00
Non-Timber Forest Products (FOR421)23.00
Climate Change and Environmental Forestry (FOR424)22.00
Forest Research Project IV (FOR420)22.00
Gender and Natural Resources Management (FOR423)22.00
Human Resources Management (ABM422)22.50