Bachelor of Social and Entrepreneurial Forestry

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Undergraduate or Graduate Level : Undergraduate Level
Duration of Program : 4 years

About this Program

The Programme aims at training a cadre of graduates to promote forest plantations as a viable investment in Uganda‟s forest sector for improved livelihoods, transformation of societies through economic growth and attainment of sustainable development (Option in Commercial Forestry); and training a cadre of graduates in the forestry extension service who will respond to the current government policy of decentralization requiring capacity building in extension services at district level; upgrade the knowledge of frontline extension workers dealing in natural resource management (Option in Community Forestry). 

Courses

Year 1
Semester 2
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Forest Pest, Disease and Weed Management FBM 1207 5 Undergraduate Level
Forest Ecosystems and Livelihoods CFE 1205 3 Undergraduate Level
Ethics in Natural Resource Management CFE 1204 3 Undergraduate Level
Forest Planning & Development FOM 1203 3 Undergraduate Level
Forest Extension Methods CFE 1203 4 Undergraduate Level
Semester 3 (Recess)
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Nursery & Plantation Establishment Field Operations FOM1302 4 Undergraduate Level
Semester 1
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Forestry in Development FOM 1103 3 Undergraduate Level
Year 2
Semester 3 (Recess)
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Practical Skills in Toxicology and Pollution Control FOM 2304 5 Undergraduate Level
Field Attachment for Case Study FNC 2301 5 Undergraduate Level
Field Attachment for special Project FFNC 2308 3 Undergraduate Level
Semester 2
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Entrepreneurship in Forestry FOM 2207 3 Undergraduate Level
Quantitative Silviculture FOM 2204 4 Undergraduate Level
Theories of Environmental Governance FOM 2203 3 Undergraduate Level
Forestry and Food Security CFE 2205 3 Undergraduate Level
Resource Economics FOM 2202 4 Undergraduate Level
Gender and Forestry CFE 2204 3 Undergraduate Level
Physical Processing of Wood FPE 2204 3 Undergraduate Level
Fires in Forest Plantations FBM 2206 3 Undergraduate Level
Semester 1
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Trade in Ecosystem Services FOM 2104 3 Undergraduate Level
Indigenous Knowledge in Resource Management CFE 2106 3 Undergraduate Level
Forest Harvesting Systems FPE 2101 3 Undergraduate Level
Year 3
Semester 1
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Forestry Business Management FOM 3102 3 Undergraduate Level
Work Ethics, Contracting & Management FOM3101 3 Undergraduate Level
Participatory Development of Forestry Projects CFE 3111 3 Undergraduate Level
Forest Extension Case Study Report CFE 3108 5 Undergraduate Level
Problem skills in forestry extension CFE 3106 3 Undergraduate Level
Plantation Management Case study Report FOM 3104 5
Environmental Assessment Case Study Report FOM 3103 5 Undergraduate Level
Semester 2
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Forestry for Rural Development CFE 3206 3 Undergraduate Level
Forest Roads Planning and Construction FPE 3210 3 Undergraduate Level
Community Dynamics and Rural Sociology CFE 2203 4 Undergraduate Level
Special Project Report FNC 3208 5 Undergraduate Level
Forest Business Policy and Administration FOM 3207 3 Undergraduate Level
Year 4
Semester 1
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Biodiversity Conservation in Forest Plantations FBM 4101 3 Undergraduate Level
Human Resource Planning and Management FOM 4105 3 Undergraduate Level
Semester 2
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Biomass Energy Production and Conservation FPE 4201 3 Undergraduate Level
Accounting and Budgeting FOM 4203 3 Undergraduate Level
Forest Audit and Certification FOM 3209 4 Undergraduate Level