Sample Course Plan for BS Microbiology

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 General-I (Human Physiology-I) 3 (2+1)
5 Foundation-I (Fundamentals of Microbiology-I) 4 (2+2)
Total (Credit Hours) 17 (14+3)
Year - 1, Semester 2
S. No. Course Cr. Hrs
1 (Compulsory) English-II 3 (3+0)
2 (Compulsory) Mathematics-II/ Univ. Optional Biostatistics) 3 (3+0)
3 General-II (Human Physiology-II) 3 (2+1)
4 General-III (Biochemistry-I) 3 (2+1)
5 General-IV (Biochemistry-II) 3 (2+1)
5 Foundation-II (Fundamentals of Microbiology-II) 4 (2+2)
Total (Credit Hours) 19 (14+5)
Year - 2, Semester 3
S. No. Course Cr. Hrs
1 (Compulsory) Computer Application 3 (2+1)
2 General-V (Sociology) 3 (3+0)
3 General-VI (General Genetics) 3 (2+1)
4 Foundation-III (Introduction to Medical Microbiology) 4 (2+2)
5 Foundation-IV (General Immunology) 3 (2+1)
Total (Credit Hours) 16 (11+5)
Year - 2, Semester 4
S. No. Course Cr. Hrs
1 General-VII (Ecology & Ecosystem) 3 (2+1)
2 General-VIII (Biodiversity of Plants & Fungi) 3 (2+1)
3 Foundation-V (Microbial Taxonomy) 3 (2+1)
4 Foundation-VI (General Virology) 3 (2+1)
5 Foundation-VII (Cell Biology-I) 3 (2+1)
Total (Credit Hours) 15 (10+5)
Year - 3, Semester 5
S. No. Course Cr. Hrs
1 Foundation-VIII (Mycology) 3 (2+1)
2 Foundation-IX (Research Methodology) 3 (2+1)
3 Major-I (Cell Biology-II) 3 (2+1)
4 Major-II (Microbial Anatomy & Physiology) 3 (2+1)
5 Major-III (Fresh Water Microbiology) 3 (2+1)
Total (Credit Hours) 15 (10+5)
Year - 3, Semester 6
S. No. Course Cr. Hrs
1 Foundation-X (Biosafety & Risk Mgmt.) 3 (3+0)
2 Major-IV (Bacterial Genetics) 4 (2+2)
3 Major-V (Clinical Bacteriology) 4 (2+2)
4 Major-VI (Soil Microbiology) 3 (2+1)
5 Major-VII (Epidemiology, Public Health & Bioethics) 3(2+1)
Total (Credit Hours) 17 (11+6)
Year - 4, Semester 7
S. No. Course Cr. Hrs
1 Major-VIII (Environmental Biotechnology) 3 (2+1)
2 Major-IX (Molecular Mechanism of Antimicrobial Agent) 4 (2+2)
3 Elective-I (Applied Microbial Technology) 3 (2+1)
4 Elective-II (Cell & Tissue Culture) 3 (0+3)
5 Major-X (Research Project / Internship / Special Paper-I) 3(2+1)
Total (Credit Hours) 16 (8+8)
Year - 4, Semester 8
S. No. Course Cr. Hrs
1 Major-XI (Genetic Engineering) 4 (2+2)
Total Credit Hours (Theory + Practical 132 (86+46)