There is a great need to relate the rate and quality of production of scientists to the broader goals of human resources development, social, economic and technological modernization of a nation. Therefore, the training of scientists should involve the broad strategy aimed at encompassing educational but also cultural, social and political development as well as effectively contributing to nation building The training in Geology should involve the broad strategy of human resources development with its broader goals of social and political modernization, while the provision of the milieu for the development of the discipline in terms of funds, infrastructures, facilities, contented competent staff and employment outlets, aimed at encompassing not only educational but also cultural, social and political development, thereby contributing to the building of national identity and integrity. The training in Geology needs to be thorough and of relevance which will ensure our graduates employment opportunities or an environment whereby they could be creative, innovative and self-employed. The consideration leading to the concepts on which the Geology discipline is constructed is based on the need for the following:
To have the facilities, well trained staff (academic and technical) and up-to-date equipment so as to provide an enabling environment for teaching, learning and research to produce well-trained students.
The Department has full accreditation.
The programmes available include the following:
Physical structures include: staff offices (18), auditorium (01), lecture rooms (4), library (1), geochemistry laboratory 1 (01), geochemistry laboratory 2 (01), sedimentology/paleontology laboratory (01), petrology laboratory (01), geophysics laboratory (01), cartography laboratory (01) and geology main store (01).