Degree Nomenclature

  • In English: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Degree in Applied Geology
  • In Amharic በአማርኛ፡ የሳይንስ ባችለር ዲግሪ፡ በጂኦሎጂ

List of Common Courses

Course in the Module

Course Code

Cr. Hr

ECTS

Status

Lec

Tut

L/ P

HS

CP

Communicative English Language Skills I

FLEn 1011

3

3

0

0

7

5

common

General Physics

Phys 1012

3

2

1

0

7

5

common

General Psychology

Psyc 1011

3

3

0

0

7

5

common

Mathematics for Natural Sciences

Math 1011

3

3

2

0

5

5

common

Critical Thinking

LoCT 1011

3

3

0

0

7

5

common

Physical Fitness

SpSc 1011

P/F

 

 

 

 

2

common

Geography of Ethiopia and the Horn

GeES 1011

3

3

0

0

7

5

common

Communicative English Language Skills II

FLEn 1012

3

3

0

0

7

5

common

Social Anthropology

Anth1012

2

2

0

0

6

4

common

General Biology

Biol‐1011

3

2

0

3

5

5

common

Economics

Econ2010

3

3

0

0

7

5

common

Introduction to Emerging Technologies

EmTe 1012

3

2

3

0

5

5

common

Moral and Civic Education

MCiE 1012

2

2

0

0

6

4

common

General Chemistry

Chem 1012

3

2

0

3

5

5

common

Global trends

GlTr2001

2

2

0

0

6

4

common

Inclusiveness

Incl1010

2

2

0

0

6

4

common

Entrepreneurship

Entr1001

3

3

0

0

7

5

common

Total

 

44

    

78

 

      List of Elective Courses

Modules

Course Code

Cr. Hr

ECTS

Status

Lec

Tut

L/ P

HS

CP

Industrial Minerals, Rocks and Gems

Geol 4171

2

2

0

0

4

3

Elective

Geotechnical investigation

Geol 4172

2

2

0

0

4

3

Elective

Precambrian Geology

Geol 4173

2

2

0

0

4

3

Elective

Applied Sedimentology

Geol 4174

2

2

0

0

4

3

Elective

Groundwater Resources Management

Geol 4175

2

2

0

0

4

3

Elective

Quaternary Geology

Geol 4176

2

2

0

0

4

3

Elective

Earth History and Global

Geol 4177

2

2

0

0

4

3

Elective

Environmental Impact assessment

Geol 4178

2

2

0

0

4

3

Elective

           List of Supportive Courses

Course in the Module

Course Code

Cr. Hr

ECTS

Status

Lec

Tut

L/ P

HS

CP

Physical Chemistry

Chem2171

3

3

2

0

5

5

Supportive

Applied Mathematics I

Math 2181

3

3

2

0

5

5

Supportive

Applied Mathematics II

Math 2182

3

3

2

0

5

5

Supportive

Statistics for Geologists

Stat  2101

3

3

2

0

5

5

Supportive

Introduction to Computer Science

Comp 1011

3

2

0

3

5

5

Supportive

Total

 

15

    

25

 

        Course Breakup – Semester wise

Year – I

S.No

Course Code

Course Title

Cr.Hr

ECTS

Delivery

Semester-I

1

FLEn 1011

Communicative English Skill

3

5

Parallel

2

Phys 1012

General Physics

3

5

Parallel

3

Psyc 1011

General Psychology

3

5

Parallel

4

Math 1011

Mathematics for Natural Sciences

3

5

Parallel

5

LoCT 1011

Critical Thinking

3

5

Parallel

6

SpSc 1011

Physical Fitness

P/F

2

Parallel

7

GeES 1011

Geography of Ethiopia and the Horn

3

5

Parallel

Total

18

32

 

Semester -II

1

FLEn 1012

Communicative English Language Skills II

3

5

Parallel

2

Anth1012

Social Anthropology

2

4

Parallel

3

Biol‐1011

General Biology

3

5

Parallel

4

Econ2010

Economics

3

5

Parallel

5

EmTe 1012

Introduction to Emerging Technologies

3

5

Parallel

6

MCiE 1012

Moral and Civic Education

2

5

Parallel

7

Chem 1012

General Chemistry

3

5

Parallel

Total

19

34

 

 

Year – II

S.No

Course Code

Course Title

Cr.Hr

ECTS

Delivery

Semester-I

1

Geol2011

General Geology

3

5

Parallel

2

GlTr2001

Global trends

2

4

Parallel

3

Geol1012

Geomorphology

2

4

Parallel

4

Geol2021

Paleontology

2

4

Parallel

5

Geol2022

Pract Paleontology

1

2

Parallel

6

Incl1010

Inclusiveness

2

4

Parallel

7

Math2181

Applied Mathematics I

3

5

Parallel

8

Comp1011

Intro to Computer Science

3

5

Parallel

Total

18

33

 

Semester -II

1

Geol2023

Stratigraphy and Earth History

3

5

Parallel

2

Geol2031

Crystallography & Mineral optics

2

4

Parallel

3

Geol2032

Pract. Crystallography & Mineral Optics

1

2

Parallel

4

Geol2033

Mineralogy

2

4

Parallel

5

Geol2034

Pract. Mineralogy

1

2

Parallel

6

Geol2041

Structural Geology

3

5

Parallel

7

Geol2042

Pract Structural Geology

1

2

Parallel

8

Geol2081

Mapping Techniques and Report writing

3

5

Parallel

9

Math2182

Applied Mathematics II

3

5

Parallel

Total

19

34

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year – III

S.No

Course Code

Course Title

Cr.Hr

ECTS

Delivery

Semester-I

1

Geol 2043

Tectonics

2

 

Parallel

2

Geol 2051

Sedimentary Petrology

2

5

Parallel

3

Geol 2052

Pract. Sedimentary Petrology

1

4

Parallel

4

Geol3062

Remote Sensing & GIS

3

4

Parallel

5

Stat2101

Statistics for Geologists

3

2

Parallel

6

Chem2171

physical Chemistry

3

5

Parallel

7

Geol 3053

Igneous Petrology

2

7

Parallel

8

Geol 3054

Pract. Igneous Petrology

1

5

Parallel

9

Geol 3071

Mapping Sedimentary Terrain

2

 

Parallel

Total

19

32

 

Semester -II

1

Geol 3081

Geochemistry

3

5

Parallel

2

Geol 3072

Mapping Igneous Terrain

3

5

Parallel

3

Geol 3091

Geophysics

2

4

Parallel

4

Geol 3101

Principles of Hydrogeology

1

2

Parallel

5

Geol 3111

Fundamentals of Soil & Rock Mechanics

3

5

Parallel

6

Geol 3131

Petroleum & Coal Geology

2

4

Parallel

7

Geol 3055

Metamorphic Petrology

2

4

Parallel

8

Geol 3056

Pract. Metamorphic Petrology

2

4

Parallel

Total

19

34

 

 

              

Year – IV

S.No

Course Code

Course Title

Cr.Hr

ECTS

Delivery

Semester-I

1

Geol 4092

Exploration Geophysics

2

4

Parallel

2

Geol 4112

Engineering Geology

3

5

Parallel

3

Geol 4121

Economic Geology

3

5

Parallel

4

Geol 4122

Pract. Economic Geology

1

2

Parallel

5

Geol 4102

Groundwater Exploration & Development

3

5

Parallel

6

Geol 4123

Mineral Exploration and Evaluation

2

4

Parallel

7

Geol 4073

Mapping Metamorphic Terrain

3

5

Parallel

8

Geol 4161

Research method in Geoscience

2

4

Parallel

Total

19

31

 

Semester -II

1

Geol 4124

 Mining Geology

2

4

Parallel

2

Geol 4132

Volcanology & Geothermal Resources

2

3

Parallel

3

Entr1001

Entrepreneurship

2

4

Parallel

4

Geol 4151

Geology & Geologic Resources of Ethiopia

3

5

Parallel

5

Geol 4162

Senior project

3

5

Parallel

6

Geol 4141

Environmental Geology

3

5

Parallel

7

Geol 4Xxx

Elective  course

3

5

Parallel

Total

19

34