Sample Course Plan for BS Biotechnology

Year - 1, Semester 1
S. No. Course Cr. Hrs
1 (Compulsory) English I 3 (3+0)
2 (Compulsory) Pakistan Studies 2 (2+0)
3 (Compulsory) Islamic Studies / Ethics 2 (2+0)
4 (Compulsory) Mathematics/Biology 3 (3+0)
5 General-I (Physical Chemistry) 3 (3+0)
6 Foundation-I (Microbiology) 3 (2+1)
Total (Credit Hours) 16 (15+1)
Year - 1, Semester 2
S. No. Course Cr. Hrs
1 (Compulsory) English-II 3 (3+0)
2 (Compulsory) Biomathematics 3 (3+0)
3 General-II (Inorganic Chemistry) 3 (2+1)
4 General-III (Organic Chemistry) 3 (2+1)
5 General-IV (Ecology, Biodiversity & Evaluation-I) 3 (3+0)
6 Foundation-II (Biochemistry-I) 3 (2+1)
Total (Credit Hours) 18 (15+3)
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 (Ecology, Biodiversity & Evaluation-II) 3 (2+1)
4 General-VI (Biological Physics) 3 (3+0)
5 Foundation-III (Biochemistry-II) 3 (2+1)
6 Foundation-IV (Cell Biology) 3 (3+0)
Total (Credit Hours) 18 (15+3)
Year - 2, Semester 4
S. No. Course Cr. Hrs
1 General-VII (Sociology) 3 (3+0)
2 General-VIII (Marketing) 3 (3+0)
3 Foundation-V (Classical Genetics) 3 (3+0)
4 Foundation-VI (Probability & Biostatistics) 3 (3+0)
5 Foundation-VII (Analytical Chemistry & Instrumentation) 3 (2+1)
6 Foundation-VIII (Molecular Biology) 3 (3+0)
Total (Credit Hours) 18 (17+1)
Year - 3, Semester 5
S. No. Course Cr. Hrs
1 Major-I (Principles of Biochemical Engineering) 3 (2+1)
2 Major-II (Agriculture Biotechnology) 3 (2+1)
3 Foundation-IX (Introduction to Biotechnology) 3 (3+0)
4 Foundation-X (Immunology) 3 (3+0)
5 Foundation-XI (Methods in Molecular Bio) 3 (1+2)
Total (Credit Hours) 15 (11+4)
Year - 3, Semester 6
S. No. Course Cr. Hrs
1 Foundation-XII (Genetic Resources & Conservation) 3 (3+0)
2 Foundation-XIII (Microbial Biotechnology) 3 (3+0)
3 Major-III (Health Biotechnology) 3 (3+0)
4 Major-IV (Environmental Biotechnology) 3 (3+0)
5 Major-V (Food Biotechnology) 3 (3+0)
6 Elective-I (Nano-Biotechnology) 3 (2+1)
Total (Credit Hours) 18 (17+1)
Year - 4, Semester 7
S. No. Course Cr. Hrs
1 Major-VI (Genomics & Proteomics) 3 (3+0)
2 Major-VII (Seminar-I) 1 (1+0)
3 Major-VIII (Bioinformatics) 3 (1+2)
4 Major-IX (Industrial Biotechnology) 3 (3+0)
5 Major-X (Research Project / Internship / Special Paper-I) 3 (3+0)
6 Elective-II (Cell & Tissue Culture) 3 (2+1)
Total (Credit Hours) 16 (13+3)
Year - 4, Semester 8
S. No. Course Cr. Hrs
1 Elective-III (Virology) 3 (2+1)
2 Elective-IV (Fermentation Biotechnology) 3 (2+1)
3 Major-XI (Seminar-II) 1 (1+0)
4 Major-XII (Research Methodology & Skill Enhancement) 3 (3+0)
5 Major-XIII (Research Project / Internship / Special Paper-I) 3 (3+0)
6 Biosafety & Bioethics (C) 2 (2+0)
Total Credit Hours (Theory + Practical 134 (116+18)