Degree Type: 

Bachelor of Science


Department of Environmental Science

Modes of Study: 


Entry Requirements: 

To gain admission, candidates must have passes in Core English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science and Social Studies (A1 – C6 i.e. A – D). In addition, candidates must have obtained passes in the following three elective subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics with grades not lower than C6/D at the WASSCE/SSSCE levels.

Career Opportunities: 

Crusades against climate change and global warming are increasingly becoming key areas of focus of humanitarian agencies, philanthropists and corporate social responsibility initiatives of business entities. This is opening up a lot of fresh opportunities for professionals with the requisite training in environmental science. You can find jobs in the following areas:  Teaching  Government ministries, departments and agencies such as the Environmental Protection Agency, Forestry Commission and District Assemblies  Agriculture and climate change focused NGOs  Environmental Officer with mining firms

Programme Structure

Level 100

First Semester

CMS 107: Communicative Skills I
3 Credit(s)

Engaging in academic work at the university is challenging. This course is aimed at equipping fresh students to make the transition from pre-university level to the university level. It assists them in engaging and succeeding in complex academic tasks in speaking, listening, reading and writing. It also provides an introduction to university studies by equipping students with skills that will help them to engage in academic discourse with confidence and fluency.

Second Semester

CMS 108: Communicative Skills II
3 Credit(s)

This is a follow-up course on the first semester one. It takes students through writing correct sentences, devoid of ambiguity, through the paragraph and its appropriate development to the fully-developed essay. The course also emphasizes the importance and the processes of editing written work.