Bachelor of Science in Forestry

Semesters of Study
Years of Study
Entry Requirements


1 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Computer Applications (NCAP111)11.50
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
Communication Skills II (LDC121)23.50
Physics II (PHY121)23.00
Computer Applications II (CAP121)22.50
Biology II (BIO121)23.50
Mathematics II (MAT121)23.50
Chemistry II (CHE121)23.50

2 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Forest Botany (FOR213)13.00
Biochemistry I (BSC211)14.50
Statistics for Natural Resource Management (FOR212)13.00
Entrepreneurship I (ABM213)12.50
Silviculture I (FOR211)13.00
General Ecology (ENV212)13.00
Land Resources Management and Conservation (NRM222)23.00
Forest Entomology (FOR223)23.00
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

3 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
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
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
Watershed and Wetlands Management (NRM323)23.00
Apiculture (FOR326)22.00
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

4 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
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 Pathology (FOR411)12.00
Forest Economics (FOR414)13.00
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
Forest Policy and Law (FOR422)21.00
Forestry Industrial Attachment (FOR400)23.00
Non-Timber Forest Products (FOR421)23.00