Sample Course Plan for BS Biotechnology

Year - 1, Semester 1
S. No.CourseCr. Hrs
1(Compulsory) English I3 (3+0)
2(Compulsory) Pakistan Studies2 (2+0)
3(Compulsory) Islamic Studies / Ethics2 (2+0)
4Compulsory Intro. to Computer Science3 (3+0)
5General-I (Physical Chemistry)3 (3+0)
6Foundation-I Biotechnology3 (2+1)
Total (Credit Hours)16 (15+1)
Year - 1, Semester 2
S. No.CourseCr. Hrs
1(Compulsory) English-II3 (3+0)
2(Compulsory) Biomathematics3 (3+0)
3General-II (Inorganic Chemistry)3 (2+1)
4General-III (Organic Chemistry)3 (2+1)
5General-IV (Ecology, Biodiversity & Evaluation-I)3 (3+0)
6Foundation-II (Biochemistry-I)3 (2+1)
Total (Credit Hours)18 (15+3)
Year - 2, Semester 3
S. No.CourseCr. Hrs
1(Compulsory) English-III (Writing & Comp)3 (3+0)
2Compulsory Mathematics/Biology3 (3+0)
3General-V (Ecology, Biodiversity & Evaluation-II)3 (2+1)
4General-VI (Biological Physics)3 (3+0)
5Foundation-III (Biochemistry-II)3 (2+1)
6Foundation-IV (Cell Biology)3 (3+0)
Total (Credit Hours)18 (15+3)
Year - 2, Semester 4
S. No.CourseCr. Hrs
1General-VII (Sociology)3 (3+0)
2General-VIII (Marketing)3 (3+0)
3Foundation-V (Classical Genetics)3 (3+0)
4Foundation-VI (Probability & Biostatistics)3 (3+0)
5Foundation-VII (Analytical Chemistry & Instrumentation)3 (2+1)
6Foundation-VIII (Molecular Biology)3 (3+0)
Total (Credit Hours)18 (17+1)
Year - 3, Semester 5
S. No.CourseCr. Hrs
1Major-I (Principles of Biochemical Engineering)3 (2+1)
2Major-II (Agriculture Biotechnology)3 (2+1)
3Foundation-IX Microbiology3 (3+0)
4Foundation-X (Immunology)3 (3+0)
5Foundation-XI (Methods in Molecular Bio)3 (1+2)
Total (Credit Hours)15 (11+4)
Year - 3, Semester 6
S. No.CourseCr. Hrs
1Foundation-XII (Genetic Resources & Conservation)3 (3+0)
2Foundation-XIII (Microbial Biotechnology)3 (3+0)
3Major-III (Health Biotechnology)3 (3+0)
4Major-IV (Environmental Biotechnology)3 (3+0)
5Major-V (Food Biotechnology)3 (3+0)
6Elective-I (Nano-Biotechnology)3 (2+1)
Total (Credit Hours)18 (17+1)
Year - 4, Semester 7
S. No.CourseCr. Hrs
1Major-VI (Genomics & Proteomics)3 (3+0)
2Major-VII (Seminar-I)1 (1+0)
3Major-VIII (Bioinformatics)3 (1+2)
4Major-IX (Industrial Biotechnology)3 (3+0)
5Major-X (Research Project / Internship / Special Paper-I)3 (3+0)
6Elective-II (Cell & Tissue Culture)3 (2+1)
Total (Credit Hours)16 (13+3)
Year - 4, Semester 8
S. No.CourseCr. Hrs
1Elective-III (Virology)3 (2+1)
2Elective-IV (Fermentation Biotechnology)3 (2+1)
3Major-XI (Seminar-II)1 (1+0)
4Major-XII (Research Methodology & Skill Enhancement)3 (3+0)
5Major-XIII (Research Project / Internship / Special Paper-I)3 (3+0)
6Biosafety & Bioethics (C)2 (2+0)
Total Credit Hours (Theory + Practical134 (116+18)