Classes

WMI 701 HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHIES OF ENVIRONMENTAL MOVEMENT

Semester: 
Second
Offered: 
2022

Expected Learning outcome of the course. At the end of the course the learner should be able to;
• Identify the types of environmental movement and their triggers
• Analyses the connection between development of environmental movement and environmental change
• Identify and relate theories and environmental movement
• Actively initiate and participate in environmental movements

WMI 606: RESEARCH METHODS

Offered: 
2021

Expected Learning Outcomes
At the end of the course, learner should be able to:-
i. Illustrate the key components of a research proposal
ii. Distinguish research for academic and development purposes
iii. Explain the sampling techniques
iv. Develop a research proposal
v. Design data collection tools
vi. Undertake data management and analysis
vii. Develop case studies of research providing policy advise on some of the environmental and social concerns such as food insecurity, deforestation, Water bodies pollution, invasive species, Clean/green energy
viii. Formulate a policy brief

WMI 605: EXPERIENTIAL FIELD TRAINING

Offered: 
2021

Expected learning Outcomes
At the end of the course, the learner should be able to:-
1. Map out environmental concerns relevant to rural livelihoods and natural resource management.
2. Describe the component of a proposal and show the prudence of problem oriented field work
3. Explain the meaning of participatory proposal writing and prudence of execution of field research.
4. Explain the concept of action research and community problem solving to natural resource management in order to sustain their respective goods and services.

WMI 720 THESIS

Offered: 
2021

Expected learning outcome; At the end of the course the learner should be able to;
• Design research proposal
• Undertake data collection in the field
• Categorise data for analysis and written thesis
• Publish two journal papers in peer review journal

WMI 704 INTEGRATED ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

Offered: 
2021

Expected learning Outcomes of the course. At the end of the course the learner should be able to

1. Categorize natural resources into the physical, the biological, renewable and non-renewable.
2. Map out Kenya’s natural resources in relation to the national capital.
3. Establish which sector is mandated to manage which resource and its comprehensive mandates.
4. Evaluate the concept of sustainable natural resources management and show the prudence of an integrated management.
5. Demonstrate the meaning of participatory natural resource management.

WMI 703: ECOSYSTEM PRINCIPLES AND CONCEPTS

Offered: 
2021

Expected Learning Outcome of the course: - At the end of the course the learner should be able to
• Appraise the world ecosystem types
• Evaluate how ecosystems function and maintain themselves
• Evaluate ecosystem principles and concepts and how they can be applied in ecosystem and biodiversity conservation, management and governance
• Analyse issues that are threatening world ecosystems and how this is being addressed at various levels of governance at global and local levels.

Google Classroom

Offered: 
2021

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FCE 412 - Geotechnical Engineering IIB

Offered: 
2021

CONTENT
1 SHEAR STRENGTH
2 LATERAL EARTH PRESSURE
3 EARTH RETAINING STRUCTURES
4 SLOPE STABILITY

FCE 411 - Geotechnical Engineering IIA

Offered: 
2021

MAIN CONTENT
1 SOIL STRESSES UNDER SURFACE LOADING
2 SETTLEMENT OF SOILS
3 SEEPAGE ANALYSIS

CCC530 Foundational Concepts and Trends in Computer Science

Offered: 
2021

The course seeks to provide grounding knowledge of foundational concepts in key computer science areas to equip students with the knowledge, skills and interest to investigate areas of current research more deeply. The course will also expose the student to trends and ongoing research in key computer science areas, preparing them to identify relevant research areas in their chosen specialization track.

CSC212 Systems Analysis and Design

Offered: 
2021

The purpose of the course is to impart knowledge and skills that enable students carry out investigation, analysis and design of information systems

Courses Taught

Offered: 
2021

SBB 624: Biosafaty, Biopolicy and Intellectual Policy
SBB 607: Applied Microbiology

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