Sample Course Plan for BS Biochemistry

Year - 1, Semester 1
S. No. Course Cr. Hrs
1 (Compulsory) English I 3 (3+0)
2 (Compulsory) Pakistan Studies 2 (3+0)
3 (Compulsory) Islamic studies /Ethics 2 (3+0)
4 (Compulsory) Mathematics/Biology 3 (3+0)
5 General-I (Social Science I) 3 (3+0)
6 Foundation-I (Introduction to (Biochemistry) 4 (3+1)
Total (Credit Hours) 17 (16+1)
Year - 1, Semester 2
S. No. Course Cr. Hrs
1 (Compulsory) English-II 3 (3+0)
2 (Compulsory) Biostatistics 3 (3+0)
3 General-II (Social Science II) 3 (3+0)
4 General-III (Marketing and Management) 3 (3+0)
5 General-IV (Organic Chemistry) 3 (2+1)
6 Foundation-II (Carbohydrates and Lipids) 4 (3+1)
Total (Credit Hours) 19 (17+2)
Year - 2, Semester 3
S. No. Course Cr. Hrs
1 (Compulsory) English-III (Writing & Comp) 3 (3+0)
2 ( Compulsory) Introduction to Computer Science 3 (2+1)
3 General-V (Inorganic Chemistry) 3 (2+1)
4 General-VI (Physical Chemistry) 3 (2+1)
5 Foundation-III (Amino Acid & Proteins) 4 (3+1)
6 Foundation-IV (Human Physiology) 3 (3+0)
Total (Credit Hours) 19 (15+4)
Year - 2, Semester 4
S. No. Course Cr. Hrs
1 General-VII (Biophysics/Analytical Ch.) 3 (3+0)
2 General-VIII (Genetics) 3 (3+0)
3 Foundation-V (Enzymes) 3 (2+1)
4 Foundation-VI (Molecular Biology) 3 (3+0)
5 Foundation-VII (Metabolism) 4 (4+0)
6 General-IX (Microbiology) 3 (2+1)
Total (Credit Hours) 19 (17+2)
Year - 3, Semester 5
S. No. Course Cr. Hrs
1 Major-I (Cell Biology) 3 (2+1)
2 Major-II (Biochemistry Techniques) 3 (1+2)
3 Major-III (Biosafety & Ethics) 2 (0+2)
4 Major-IV (Plant Biochemistry) 3 (2+1)
5 Major-V (Clinical Biochemistry) 3 (2+1)
6 Elective-I (General Virology) 3 (2+1)
Total (Credit Hours) 17 (9+8)
Year - 3, Semester 6
S. No. Course Cr. Hrs
1 Elective-II (Cell & Tissue Culture) 3 (2+1)
2 Major-VI (Bio-Membranes & Cell Signaling) 3 (3+0)
3 Major-VII (Bioenergetics) 2 (2+0)
4 Major-VIII (Nutritional Biochemistry) 3 (2+1)
5 Major-IX (bioinformatics) 3 (2+1)
Total (Credit Hours) 14 (11+3)
Year - 4, Semester 7
S. No. Course Cr. Hrs
1 Major-X (Industrial Biochemistry) 3 (2+1)
2 Major-XI (Biotechnology) 3 (3+0)
3 Major-XII (Immunology) 3 (3+0)
4 Major-XIII (Current Trends in Biochemistry) 3 (3+0)
5 Research Project/Special Paper-I (M) 3 (0+3)
Total (Credit Hours) 15 (11+4)
Year - 4, Semester 8
S. No. Course Cr. Hrs
1 Major-XIV (Environmental Biochemistry) 2 (2+0)
2 Elective-III (Fermentation Biotechnology) 3 (3+0)
3 Elective-IV (Toxicology) 3 (3+0)
4 Internship (M) 3 (0+3)
5 Research Project/Special Paper-II (M) 3 (0+3)
Total Credit Hours 134 (106+28)