Courses Catalogue

Environment Impact Assessment

COURSE CODE: SST2302
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Arts (Primary), B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

  1.      Definition and history of  environmental impact assessment,  related law necessary for EIA 
  2.       Process for Environmental  Impact  Assessment  , TOR, IEE 
  3.      Components of  Environmental  Impact  Assessment   Reports  
  4.      Tools for assess environmental  impact: Checklist, Network,  Matrices, Overlays, Mathematical  Modeling, Adhoc committee 
  5.      Environmental  Impact  Assessment  for air and noise 
  6.     Environmental  Impact  Assessment  for soil and land use  
  7.      Environmental  Impact  Assessment  for water quantity and quality 
  8.      Environmental  Impact  Assessment  for  biological:  terrestrial  ecology  forest and wildlife.
  9.      Environmental  Impact  Assessment  for  biological  aquatic  ecology:   plankton,  nekton,  benthos  and  importance coastal habitat 
  10.      Environmental  Impact  Assessment  for human use  
  11.   Environmental Impact Assessment  for quality of life, socio‐economic 
  12.     Mitigation and Monitoring process  for environmental impact  assessment 

 Instructional methods

  • Lecture 
  • Practical Excercises 
  • Discussion 
  • Self‐Study  11.   
  • Texts and Teaching Materials 
  • 3. Power Point Presentation  12.