B.Sc. (Hons) Environmental Science

ADMISSIONS PROCESS

“Don’t protect the environment! Instead create a world where the environment doesn't need protection” - Faculty / Quote by educationist

CURRICULUM

B.Sc. (Hons) Environmental Science

There are no passengers on Spaceship Earth. We are all crew.

SEM-I

Course CodeCourse TypeCourse NameCredit ValueMarks
101 FOUC Soft Skills - I    
102 FOUC MS Word    
103 AECC EVS / MIL    
104 GC Earth and Earth Surface Processes    
105 GC Physics and Chemistry of Environment    
106 GE Generic Elective - I    
107 AUDC Analysis of movies from different countries    
108 AUDC Perspectives on Indian Constitution    
109 GICE Any one Course form the List approved by the BoS    

SEM-II

Course CodeCourse TypeCourse NameCredit ValueMarks
201 FOUC Soft Skills - II    
202 FOUC MS Power Point    
203 AECC English    
204 GC Water and Water Resources    
205 GC Land and Soil Conservation and Management    
206 GE Generic Elective - II    
207 AUDC Reading the Classics - Book Review    
208 AUDC Current Affairs Seminar    
209 GICE Any one Course form the List approved by the BoS    

SEM-III

Course CodeCourse TypeCourse NameCredit ValueMarks
301 FOUC Magic language of numbers    
302 FOUC MS Excel    
303 AECC Environmental Economics    
304 GC Environmental Biotechnology    
305 GC Atmosphere and Global Climate Change    
306 GC Ecology and Eco-systems    
307 GE Generic Elective - III    
308 SECC Remote Sensing, Geographic Information System and Modelling    
309 AUDC Ethical & Moral Debates in Indian Society    
310 AUDC Politics & Governance    
311 GICE Any one Course form the List approved by the BoS    

SEM-IV

Course CodeCourse TypeCourse NameCredit ValueMarks
401 FOUC Basics of Data Interpretation    
402 FOUC Google Ecosystem    
403 AECC Environmental Governance and Equity: Laws & Ethics    
404 GC Systematics and Biogeography    
405 GC Urban Eco-systems    
406 GC Environmental Legislation and Policy    
407 GE Generic Elective - IV    
408 SECC Environment Impact and Risk Assessment    
409 AUDC Leadership in Society - Past and Present    
410 AUDC Corporations, NGOs & Civil societies    
411 GICE Any one Course form the List approved by the BoS    

SEM-V

Course CodeCourse TypeCourse NameCredit ValueMarks
501 FOUC Technical Writing    
502 FOUC E-Mail & Social Media Etiquettes    
503 AECC Environmental Governance and Equity: EMS, ISO 14000    
504 GC Bio-diversity and Conservation    
505 GC Organismal and Evolutionary Biology    
506 DSE Discipline Specific Elective - I    
507 DSE Discipline Specific Elective - II    
508 SECC Research Methods    
509 AUDC Design Thinking    
510 AUDC Critical Ideas of 20th Century    
511 GICE Any one Course form the List approved by the BoS    

SEM-VI

Course CodeCourse TypeCourse NameCredit ValueMarks
601 FOUC Interview Techniques    
602 FOUC Technology Clinic    
603 AECC Carbon in Environmental Systems    
604 GC Environmental Pollution and Human Health    
605 GC Natural Resources Management and Sustainability    
606 DSE Discipline Specific Elective - III    
607 DSE Discipline Specific Elective - IV    
608 SECC Field Study Report    
609 AUDC Event Management    
610 AUDC Emerging Trends Seminar    
611 GICE Any one Course form the List approved by the BoS    

Generic Electives

Course CodeGE TrackCourse NameCredit ValueMarks
106-A GE Track-I Environment & Society    
206-A GE Track-I Human-Wildlife Conflict & Management    
307-A GE Track-I Gender & Environment    
407-A GE Track-I Green Technologies    
106-B GE Track-II Basic Biology    
206-B GE Track-II Biological Diversity    
307-B GE Track-II Wildlife Biology    
407-B GE Track-II Aquatic Ecosystems and Management    
106-C GE Track-III Basic Geosciences    
206-C GE Track-III Hydrology    
307-C GE Track-III Soil Science    
407-C GE Track-III Nature Conservation    
106-D GE Track-IV Foreign Language- I     
206-D GE Track-IV Foreign Language- II     
307-D GE Track-IV Foreign Language- III     
407-D GE Track-IV Foreign Language- IV     

Discipline Specific Electives

Course CodeGE TrackCourse NameCredit ValueMarks
506-A DSE Track-I Energy & Environment 6 100
507-A DSE Track-I Natural Hazards & Disaster Management 6 100
606-A DSE Track-I Solid Waste Management 6 100
607-A DSE Track-I Dissertation  6 100
506-B DSE Track-II Solid Waste, Soil and Noise Pollution 6 100
507-B DSE Track-II Water Pollution 6 100
606-B DSE Track-II Air Pollution 6 100
607-B DSE Track-II Dissertation  6 100
506-C DSE Track-III Climate Change: Understanding Past, Present and Future 6 100
507-C DSE Track-III Climate Change and Energy 6 100
606-C DSE Track-III Climate Change: Adaptation and Mitigation 6 100
607-C DSE Track-III Dissertation  6 100

General Interest Courses

  1. General Interest Courses are audit courses.
  2. These are compulsory courses and do not carry any grades / marks.
  3. Learners shall be evaluated as “Satisfactory” (S) or “Non-Satisfactory” (NS).
  4. Learners shall complete one General Interest Course per semester.
  5. The guidelines for General Interest Courses shall be announced by the Board of Studies before the commencement of each semester.
  6. For further details Learners should contact the Programme Coordinator.

Foreign Language Courses

  1. Learners shall choose any ONE foreign language as their Generic Elective Course.
  2. Learners shall continue with the same foreign language throughout the duration of the programme.
  3. Generally the following foreign languages shall be offered, subject to stipulated minimum number of enrollments per language.
  4. List of Foreign Languages: German Spanish French Chinese Japanese

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