The College of Natural and Applied Sciences was established in November 2006 in the phase I academic programmes of Western Delta University, Oghara, Delta State. The College’s main objective is to be a centre of excellence in the area of the various disciplines that are housed in the various departments.
Reflecting on a wide range of disciplines, the College of Natural and Applied Sciences offers an exciting and very challenging collection of courses. All the courses promote a blend of intellectual skills and practical training, which would help open the door to a bright career in specialist scientific areas as well as other sections of graduate employment. The College effectively resumed academic activities in April, 2008 when it matriculated the first batch of students for the 2007/2008 academic session.
Presently, the College has following departments as:
(i) Basic and Industrial Chemistry
(iii) Environmental Management and Toxicology
(iv) Geology and Petroleum Studies
(v) Mathematics and Computer Science
(vii) Physics with Electronics
The major objectives of the College include:
(1) The provision of knowledge and skills needed for the understanding and analysis of problems related to the industry, environment and public service in a science and technology-driven economy.
(2) The inculcation in students the scientific principles and the application of these principles in solving problems in the society.
(3) The development of the capacity to innovate and improvise using local materials to make students self-employed on graduation, fit into positions in the science and research divisions of the public service and parastatals as well as the private sector.
The Dean College of Natural and Applied Science