UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM
COLLEGE OF NATURAL AND APPLIED SCIENCES (CONAS)

More About CoNAS

The College of Natural and Applied Sciences (CoNAS) comprises of seven (7) departments namely: Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Zoology and Wildlife Conservation; Molecular Biology and Biotechnology. The college also has two units, namely the Central Science Workshop and Natural Sciences Consultancy Bureau that serves all departments

 

The College offers the following three-year undergraduate programmes leading to bachelor degrees:

  • Bachelor of Science with Education (BScEd)
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (BScChem)
  • Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Chemistry (BScPChem)
  • Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (BScMBB)
  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Zoology (BScAppZoo)
  • Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Science and Conservation (BScWSc)
  • Bachelor of Science in Botanical Science (BScBotSc)
  • Bachelor of Science in Microbiology (BScMicr)
  • Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Sciences (BScActSc)
  • Bachelor of Science in Meteorology (BScMet)
  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Statistics (BScMatSt)
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Physics (BScChemPhys)
  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Microbiology and Chemistry   (BScAppMicChem)

 

The College also offers the following four-year undergraduate programmes leading to bachelor degrees::

  • Bachelor of Science in Geology (BSc. Geo)
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering Geology (BSc. Eng. Geo.)
  • Bachelor of Science with Geology (BSc. with Geo.)
  • Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Geology (BSc. Petr. Geo)
  • Bachelor of Science in Geophysics (BSc. Geophysics)
  • Bachelor of Science in Geology and Geothermal Exploration (BSc. Geol. & Geoth.)

 

COLLEGE ADMINISTRATION

The College Principal, who is assisted by Deputy Principal, is responsible for the academic and administrative matters of the college through coordination of all activities of the Departments. The Head of department is responsible for all academic activities and general management of the Department. The College Principal Administrative Officer (PAO) handles the routine administrative activities while an Office Supervisor routinely handles student general affairs. The College Accountant deals with College finances, including administering students’ funds provided by the University for various academic activities. The College Supplies Officer handles all procurement requirements.