PHILISOPHY AND OBJECTIVES
The philosophy and objectives of the faculty of natural sciences is the production of the scientific and technological manpower necessary for achieving the national goals of Nigeria in general, and those of Edo State in particular. To attain this, emphasis will be placed on the following objectives.
The inculcation in students of the fundamental principles on science
The application of these principles to societal problems
The development in students of the capacity to innovate and improvise using local resources.
It is hoped that the graduates produced will:
Meet the needs of the State Government and the country for the teaching of all science subjects in their various institutions of learning.
Fit into positions in the science and research sections of the various government ministries and parastatals and the private sector.
Become self-employed by setting up small-scale industries/project (commercial) as a result of the practical/applied orientation of the trainng programmes
The faculty at present consists of the following eight departments.
- Department of Biochemistry
- Department of Zoology
- Department of Chemistry
- Department of Computer Science
- Department of Mathematics and Statistics
- Department of Microbiology
- Department of Physics
- Department of Botany