BS Zoology

Year - 1, Semester 1
S. No. Course Cr. Hrs
 1 (Compulsory-I) English-I: Functional English 3(3+0)
 2 (Compulsory-II) Pakistan Studies 2(2+0)
 3 (Compulsory-III) Mathematics-I 3(3+0)
 4 (General-I) Botany-I/ Etc. (Biodiversity of Plants) 3(2+1)
 5 (General-II) Chemistry-I/ Etc. (Inorganic Chemistry) 3(2+1)
 6 (Foundation-I) Principles of Animal Life-I 4(3+1)
Total 18
Year - 1, Semester 2
S. No. Course Cr. Hrs
 1 (Compulsory-IV) English-II: Communication Skills 3(3+0)
 2 (Compulsory-V) Islamic Studies / Ethics 2(2+0)
 3 (Compulsory-VI) Biostatistics/Univ option 3(2+1)
 4 (General-III) Botany-II/ Etc. (Plant Systematics, Anatomy and Development/ Embryology) 3(2+1)
 5 (General-IV) Chemistry-II/ Etc. (Organic Chemistry) 3(2+1)
 6 (Foundation-II) Principles of Animal Life-II 4(3+1)
Total 18
Year - 2, Semester 3
S. No. Course Cr. Hrs
 1 (Compulsory-VII) English-III: Technical writing and presentation skills 3(3+0)
 2 (Compulsory-VIII) Introduction to Computer 3(1+2)
 3 (General-V) Botany-III/ Etc. (Cell Biology, Genetics and Evolution) 3(2+1)
 4 (General-VI) Chemistry-III/ Etc. (Environmental Chemistry) 3(2+1)
 5 (Foundation-III) Animal Diversity: Invertebrates 4(3+1)
Total 16
Year - 2, Semester 4
S. No. Course Cr. Hrs
 1 (Compulsory-IX)* English-IV / Univ. Option 3(3+0)
 2 (General-VII) Botany-IV/ Etc. (Plant Physiology & Ecology) 3(2+1)
 3 (Foundation-IV) Animal Diversity: Chordates 4(3+1)
 4 (Foundation-V) Animal Form & Function-I 4(3+1)
 5 (Foundation-VI) Animal Form & Function-II 4(3+1)
Total 18
Year - 3, Semester 5
S. No. Course Cr. Hrs
 1 (General-VIII) Psychology/Geography/Etc. 2(2+0)
 2 (Foundation-VII) General Biochemistry 4(3+1)
 3 (Major-I) Cell & Molecular Biology 4(3+1)
 4 (Major-II) Physiology 4(3+1)
 5 (Major-III) Animal Behavior 3(2+1)
Total 17
Year - 3, Semester 6
S. No. Course Cr. Hrs
 1 (Foundation-VIII) Biological Techniques 3(1+2)
 2 (Foundation-IX) Evolution & Principles of Systematics 3(2+1)
 3 (Major-IV) Developmental Biology 4(3+1)
 4 (Major-V) Genetics 4(3+1)
 5 (Major-VI) Wildlife 2(2+0)
Total 16
Year - 4, Semester 7
S. No. Course Cr. Hrs
 1 (Major-VII) Environmental Biology 4(3+1)
 2 (Major-VIII) Zoogeography & Paleontology 3(2+1)
 3 (Major-IX)** Special Paper (Univ. Option) 4(3+1)
 4 (Major-X) Synopsis & Research Methodology 2(2+0)
 5 (Elective-I) (Fundamentals of Microbiology) 3(2+1)
Total 16
Year - 4, Semester 8
S. No. Course Cr. Hrs
 1 (Major-XI) Bioinformatics 3(1+2)
 2 (Major-XII)*** Thesis/Research Project/Internship-II 4(0+4)
 3 (Elective-II) (General Microbiology) 3(2+1)
 4 (Elective-III) (Immunology) 3(2+1)
 5 (Elective-IV) (Microbiology & Biotechnology) 3(2+1)
Total 16

* University has the option to recommend any other course in lieu of English IV
** Fisheries/ Parasitology/Microbiology/ Entomology/Immunology/ Environmental Sciences/Marine Zoology/ Endocrinology etc. (universities may offer any other special paper depending upon the availability of the expertise)
*** Research Project/Internship will be offered over two semesters and report be submitted at the end of semester VIII for the evaluation
**** All elective subjects should be selected to support the opted special paper