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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION)

Entry Requirements 

Candidates must fulfil the university and School of Environmental Studies entry requirements.
In addition the candidate must have grade C+ or equivalent in any three of the following sub- jects: Mathematics, English, Biology, Geography, History and any religious subject.
To gain admission into the programme, diploma holders:

  • Must have passed KCSE or its equivalent with a minimum of C mean grade or Division 3
  • Must have successfully completed an ordinary diploma course and attained a minimum
  • credit grade in Environmental Studies, Journalism, Education, Public Health and any relevant Engineering field.
  • Mean grade of C- (Minus) at KCSE and progressed from certificate to Diploma from recognized/accredited institutions.

Degree Pattern
The students will follow the 3: 2: 1:1 degree pattern. In the first year of study, the students will take the mandatory four (4) University Common Units in addition to the eight (8) core units from the EED programme. They will also take two (2) other units, each from any two other departments in the School of environmental Studies (SES). In the second year of study, the students will take all the ten (10) core units in addition to two (2) other units from one other SES department. In the third year and fourth year of study, the students will take ten (10) units from EED programme (Eight of which must be core); and two other (2) units from any of SES departments for each year. A student may also choose all the twelve (12) units from EED programme in third and fourth years.

Examination
The general University Examination regulations shall apply. To graduate in the degree on Bachelor of Science (Environmental Education), students will take a total of 50 units. The units will comprise of 14 level 100 and 12 units in each of the other three levels. The grading for written examinations will be as follows: 70 - 100(A), 60 - 69 (B), 50 -59 (C), 40- 49(D), 0 - 39 (E). Pass mark is 40%. A candidate who gets less than 40% shall be given a Retake.

Classification:

To be classified, a candidate must have done 50 mandatory units including the Practicum. The mean score for the 50 units is calculated to help in placing a candidate to the correct Class as follows: 70 - 100 (First Class (Honours), 60 - 69 (Upper Second (Honours), 50 - 59 (Second Class Lower), 40 - 49 (Pass), 0 - 39 (Fail).

Certification
Graduates of this programme will be awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Education (B.Sc. Environmental Education).

Duration: 8 Semesters

Academic Year

1

2

3

4

TOTAL

No. of Units

14

12

12

12

50

Unit Codes and Titles

Level 100

SN

Unit Code and Title

Sem 1

Sem 2

1

UCU 100: Communication Skills

+

 

2

UCU 103: Introduction to Creative and Critical Thinking

+

 

3

UCU 106: Ethics, Citizenship and Diversity

 

+

4

EED 100: Principles of Environmental Education

 

+

5

EED 101: Philosophy of Environmental Education

+

 

6

EED 102: Formal Environmental Education

+

 

7

EED 105: Environmental Values and Ethics

+

 

8

EED 108: Environment, Society and Development

 

+

9

EED 109: Environmental Interpretation

 

+

10

EED 110: Sociology of Environmental Conservation

 

+

11

ENS 132: Environmental Biology

+

 

12

ENS 135: Introduction to Earth Science

 

+

13

ECD 110: Environment Innovations and Technology

 

+

14

EPM 111: Principles to Environmental Planning and
                 Management

+

 

Level 200

SN

Unit Code and Title

Sem 1

Sem 2

1

EED 200: Theories of Environmental Education

+

 

2

EED 202: Psychology for Environmental Management

 

+

3

EED 203: Education for Sustainable Development

+

 

4

EED 205: Information Technology in Environmental Education

+

 

5

EED 210: Animal Welfare Education

 

+

6

EED 213: Participatory Environmental Management

 

+

7

EED 219: Childhood Environmental Education

 

+

8

EED 220: Non-formal Environmental Education 

+

 

9

EED 222: Environmental Knowledge Systems

 

+

10

EED 223: Laboratory Techniques

+

 

11

ENS 230: Principles of Ecology

+

 

12

ENS 246: Forest Resource and Management

 

+

Level 300

SN

Unit Code and Title

Sem 1

Sem 2

1

ESU 300: Environmental Impact Assessment and Audit

+

 

2

ESU 301: Environmental Policy & Law        

 

+

3

ESU 302: Statistics

+

 

4

ESU 303: Project Planning, Management and Evaluation

 

+

5

ESU 304: Research Methodology

 

+

6

ESU 305: Environmental Economics

+

 

7

ESU 306: Field Attachment

 

+

8

EED 300: Environmental Education Processes

 

+

9

EED 320: Re-settlement Action Plan and Development

 

+

10

EED 325: Environmental Networking

+

 

11

EED 326: Adult Learning

 

+

12

EED 327: Principles of Curriculum Development

+

 

Level 400

SN

Unit Code and Title

Sem 1

Sem 2

1

ESU 400: Environmental Conflict and Peace Building

+

 

2

EED 406: Eco-Theology and Contemporary Environmental.  Education

 

+

3

EED 408: Environmental Extension and Education

+

 

4

EED 420: Environmental Quality Management Systems

 

+

5

EED 423: Climate Change Education

 

+

6

EED 427: Ecological Footprint

+

 

7

EED 429: Invasive and Alien Species

+

 

8

EED 430: Water Resource and Wetlands

 

+

9

EED 431: Biodiversity Conservation Education

 

+

10

EED 433: Research Project

 

+

11

EED 434: Instructional Resources and Design 

+

 

12

ENS 457: Arid and Semi Arid Lands Development

+

 

 

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