Head of the Department:
Associate Prof. Dr. Suhair Elsayed Khalil
The Department of Environmental Studies is dedicated to an interdisciplinary approach to environmental scholarship, and to formation of a more ecologically sustainable society, both on our country and throughout the world. The syllabi were developed taking in to consideration the interest of the various stakeholders that deals with environmental management in different ministries, institutes and councils in the country. The department offers a five years Honours Degree in Natural Resources and Environmental Studies with specialization in Environment. The program consists of university courses (10%), College courses (34%), department and interdepartmental courses (56%).
The Bachelor in Environmental Studies program provides a well-rounded, interdisciplinary study approach that cross the traditional boundaries of natural, humanitarian and applied sciences as well as their respective discipline including biology, chemistry, physic, ecology, geology, etc., to equip students with the knowledge, critical understanding and capacity to deal effectively and sensitively with complex environmental challenges arising at the local, regional, national and/or global scale.
A safer environmental quality that is provided from sustaining environmental development which depends on system integrity that caters for natural systems balance based on physical, social and economic approaches.
The general objectives of the department are to graduate professional environmentalist eligible to interact significantly with the program’s related to improvement of environmental quality, safety and security at the local, national and international communities. The department also aims to addresses environmental researches which are physically, ecologically, economically and socially integrated to raise the awareness of the concerned authorities and communities and recommend for ideal system of management of the environment.
To build comprehensive knowledge on the various components of the environment. To train the student to develop great attention to the challenge of environmental sustainability that is facing our country from local and global resources utilizations, consumptions and services. To enable the students to build knowledge on the concepts of Sustainability that involves maximizing quality of life for all people while minimizing our collective environmental impact. To furnish the students with knowledge related to environmental management programs. To enable the students to develop skills in : Identifying ecological issues and developing research strategies for sustainable solutions. Identifying socio economical activities that reduce the quality of the environment. Build-up of alternatives of system integrity. Environmental related researches. Environmental monitoring and impact assessment. To build the student knowledge that enables him and or her to communicate with the concerned authorities and public communities in all problems related to environmental quality depletion. To help the student to participate in programs that are directed to solve the arising environmental problems. To qualify the graduate to be incorporated in developmental planning programs that addresses ideal management of environment.