Sample Course Plan for BS Microbiology

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)
4General-I (Human Physiology-I)3 (2+1)
5Foundation-I (Fundamentals of Microbiology-I)4 (2+2)
6Compulsory Computer Application3 (2+1)
Total (Credit Hours)17 (14+3)
Year - 1, Semester 2
S. No.CourseCr. Hrs
1(Compulsory) English-II3 (3+0)
2Compulsory Biostatistics3 (3+0)
3General-II (Human Physiology-II)3 (2+1)
4General-III (Biochemistry-I)3 (2+1)
5General-V Sociology3 (3+0)
5Foundation-II (Fundamentals of Microbiology-II)4 (2+2)
Total (Credit Hours)19 (14+5)
Year - 2, Semester 3
S. No.CourseCr. Hrs
1Compulsory Mathematics-I /Biology3 (3+0)
2General-IV Biochemistry-II3 (2+1)
3General-VI (General Genetics)3 (2+1)
4Foundation-III (Introduction to Medical Microbiology)4 (2+2)
5Foundation-IV (General Immunology)3 (2+1)
Total (Credit Hours)16 (11+5)
Year - 2, Semester 4
S. No.CourseCr. Hrs
1General-VII (Ecology & Ecosystem)3 (2+1)
2General-VIII (Biodiversity of Plants & Fungi)3 (2+1)
3Foundation-V (Microbial Taxonomy)3 (2+1)
4Foundation-VI (General Virology)3 (2+1)
5Foundation-VII (Cell Biology-I)3 (2+1)
Total (Credit Hours)15 (10+5)
Year - 3, Semester 5
S. No.CourseCr. Hrs
1Foundation-VIII (Mycology)3 (2+1)
2Foundation-IX (Research Methodology)3 (2+1)
3Major-I (Cell Biology-II)3 (2+1)
4Major-II (Microbial Anatomy & Physiology)3 (2+1)
5Major-III (Fresh Water Microbiology)3 (2+1)
Total (Credit Hours)15 (10+5)
Year - 3, Semester 6
S. No.CourseCr. Hrs
1Foundation-X (Biosafety & Risk Mgmt.)3 (3+0)
2Major-IV (Bacterial Genetics)4 (2+2)
3Major-V (Clinical Bacteriology)4 (2+2)
4Major-VI (Soil Microbiology)3 (2+1)
5Major-VII (Epidemiology, Public Health & Bioethics)3(2+1)
Total (Credit Hours)17 (11+6)
Year - 4, Semester 7
S. No.CourseCr. Hrs
1Major-VIII (Environmental Biotechnology)3 (2+1)
2Major-IX (Molecular Mechanism of Antimicrobial Agent)4 (2+2)
3Elective-I (Applied Microbial Technology)3 (2+1)
4Elective-II (Cell & Tissue Culture)3 (0+3)
5Major-X (Research Project / Internship / Special Paper-I)3(2+1)
Total (Credit Hours)16 (8+8)
Year - 4, Semester 8
S. No.CourseCr. Hrs
1Major-XI (Genetic Engineering)4 (2+2)
2Major-XII Medical Virology4 (2+2)
3Elective-III Industrial Biotechnology3 (2+1)
4Elective-IV Nano-Biotechnology3 (2+1)
5Major-XIII Research Project / Internship /Special Paper-II3 (3+0)
Total Credit Hours (Theory + Practical132 (86+46)