Sample Course Plan for BS Biochemistry

Year - 1, Semester 1
S. No.CourseCr. Hrs
1(Compulsory) English I3 (3+0)
2(Compulsory) Pakistan Studies2 (3+0)
3(Compulsory) Islamic studies /Ethics2 (3+0)
4(Compulsory) Mathematics/Biology3 (3+0)
5General-I (Social Science I)3 (3+0)
6Foundation-I (Introduction to (Biochemistry)4 (3+1)
Total (Credit Hours)17 (16+1)
Year - 1, Semester 2
S. No.CourseCr. Hrs
1(Compulsory) English-II3 (3+0)
2(Compulsory) Biostatistics3 (3+0)
3General-II (Social Science II)3 (3+0)
4General-III (Marketing and Management)3 (3+0)
5General-IV (Organic Chemistry)3 (2+1)
6Foundation-II (Carbohydrates and Lipids)4 (3+1)
Total (Credit Hours)19 (17+2)
Year - 2, Semester 3
S. No.CourseCr. Hrs
1(Compulsory) English-III (Writing & Comp)3 (3+0)
2( Compulsory) Introduction to Computer Science3 (2+1)
3General-V (Inorganic Chemistry)3 (2+1)
4General-VI (Physical Chemistry)3 (2+1)
5Foundation-III (Amino Acid & Proteins)4 (3+1)
6Foundation-IV (Human Physiology)3 (3+0)
Total (Credit Hours)19 (15+4)
Year - 2, Semester 4
S. No.CourseCr. Hrs
1General-VII (Biophysics/Analytical Ch.)3 (3+0)
2General-VIII (Genetics)3 (3+0)
3Foundation-V (Enzymes)3 (2+1)
4Foundation-VI (Molecular Biology)3 (3+0)
5Foundation-VII (Metabolism)4 (4+0)
6General-IX (Microbiology)3 (2+1)
Total (Credit Hours)19 (17+2)
Year - 3, Semester 5
S. No.CourseCr. Hrs
1Major-I (Cell Biology)3 (2+1)
2Major-II (Biochemistry Techniques)3 (1+2)
3Major-III (Biosafety & Ethics)2 (0+2)
4Major-IV (Plant Biochemistry)3 (2+1)
5Major-V (Clinical Biochemistry)3 (2+1)
6Elective-I (General Virology)3 (2+1)
Total (Credit Hours)17 (9+8)
Year - 3, Semester 6
S. No.CourseCr. Hrs
1Elective-II (Cell & Tissue Culture)3 (2+1)
2Major-VI (Bio-Membranes & Cell Signaling)3 (3+0)
3Major-VII (Bioenergetics)2 (2+0)
4Major-VIII (Nutritional Biochemistry)3 (2+1)
5Major-IX (bioinformatics)3 (2+1)
Total (Credit Hours)14 (11+3)
Year - 4, Semester 7
S. No.CourseCr. Hrs
1Major-X (Industrial Biochemistry)3 (2+1)
2Major-XI (Biotechnology)3 (3+0)
3Major-XII (Immunology)3 (3+0)
4Major-XIII (Current Trends in Biochemistry)3 (3+0)
5Research Project/Special Paper-I (M)3 (0+3)
Total (Credit Hours)15 (11+4)
Year - 4, Semester 8
S. No.CourseCr. Hrs
1Major-XIV (Environmental Biochemistry)2 (2+0)
2Elective-III (Fermentation Biotechnology)3 (3+0)
3Elective-IV (Toxicology)3 (3+0)
4Internship (M)3 (0+3)
5Research Project/Special Paper-II (M)3 (0+3)
Total Credit Hours134 (106+28)