Curriculum | Environmental Sciences – Theory | B. Pharmacy

Course: B. Pharmacy 2nd Semester/ 1st  Year

Name of Subject: Environmental Sciences – Theory

Subject Code:  BP206T

S. No. Topic ( Contents) Learning Objectives Teaching Guidelines Methodology Time
1 The Multidisciplinary nature of environmental studies, Natural Resources

Renewable and non-renewable resources:

Natural resources and associated problems

a) Forest resources; b) Water resources;  c) Mineral resources; d) Food

resources; e) Energy resources; f) Land resources: Role of an individual in

Conservation of natural resources.

Students should be able to understand and explain Multidisciplinary nature of environmental sciences. Various Natural resources and role of an individual in their conservation. Power point presentation , Practical models and field visit. 16
2 Ecosystems
Concept of an ecosystem.Structure and function of an ecosystem.

Introduction, types, characteristic features, structure and function of the ecosystems: Forest ecosystem; Grassland ecosystem; Desert ecosystem; Aquatic ecosystems (ponds, streams, lakes, rivers, oceans, estuaries)

Understand and explain  Concept,

Structure and functions of various ecosystems.

Introduction, types, characteristic features, structure and function of the ecosystems:  Detail of Forest; Grassland ecosystem; Desert and  Aquatic ecosystems. Power point presentation, Practical models and field visit. 16
3 Environmental Pollution:
Air pollution;
Water pollution; Soil pollution 
Understand and explain different types of pollution and their control. Detailed description of various types of environmental pollutions. Power point presentation , Practical models and field visit. 13