bs-biochemistry

BS Biochemistry

Objectives

• To impart knowledge about core areas of Biochemistry.

• To empower the students to comprehend foundation of biological systems and their inter-relationships on chemical and molecular basis.

• To develop the scientific culture and demonstrate professional skills in teaching and research in various national and international organizations.

Role and Scope

• Biochemists can work both in public and private sectors.

• After obtaining the BS degree in Biochemistry, the graduates will be able to get jobs in wide range of fields including research organizations, education sector, hospitals, agriculture, food institutes, forensic research, pharmaceutical industry and many more fields.

• They can work as research scientist, research associates, clinical scientist, biomedical scientist, laboratory technician, educationists and many more professions.

  • Duration

    8 Semesters (4 years)

  • Eligibility

    Intermediate or equivalent with minimum 50% marks or equivalent

  • credit hours
    required

    140

  • Fee Rs

    499,200

semesters and courses

 

Semester 1

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ENG-101 English I (Reading & Writing Skills) 3(3-0)
ETH-100/
ISL-101
Ethics / Islamic studies 2(2-0)
MATH-101 Mathematics 3(3-0)
ISL-103 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation-I 1(1-0)
CS-101 Introduction to information and communication Technologies (ICT) 3(2-1)
BIOC-101 Biochemistry 3(2-1)
CHEM-101 Organic & Inorganic Chemistry 3(2-1)
Credit Hours 18
 
 

Semester 2

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ENG-102 English II (Communication Skills) 3(3-0)
ISL-104 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation-II 1(1-0)
PS-101 Pakistan Studies 2(2-0)
GEN-101 Cell Biology 3(2-1)
CHEM-201 Organic Chemistry (Advanced) 3(2-1)
BIOC- 111 Carbohydrates and lipids 3(2-1)
PHSL-102 Introductory Physiology 3(2-1)
Credit Hours 18
 
 

Semester 3

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ENG-201 English-III (Technical Writing & Presentation Skills) 3(3-0)
ISL-201 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation-III 1(1-0)
PSY-201 Psychology 3(3-0)
CHEM-202 Analytical chemistry and Instrumentations 3(2-1)
BIOC-211 Metabolism 1 3(3-0)
BIOC-212 Proteins and Nucleic acids 3(2-1)
BIOC-213 Metabolism II 3(3-0)
Credit Hours 19
 
 

Semester 4

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ISL-202 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation-IV 1(1-0)
CHEM-204 Physical Chemistry 3(2-1)
GEN-201 Sociology 3(3-0)
GNT-201 Classical Genetics 3(3-0)
BIOC-302 Molecular Biology 3(3-0)
BIOC-214 Enzymology 3(2-1)
BIOC-215 Biosafety & Bioethics 3(2-1)
Credit Hours 19

 

Semester 5

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PATH-202 Clinical Microbiology 3(2-1)
PATH-302 Immunology 3(3-0)
STAT-302 Biostatistics 3(3-0)
Pharm 201 Pharmacology 3(2-1)
BIOC-301 Methods in Molecular Biology 3(2-1)
BIOC-312 Nutritional Biochemistry 3(2-1)
Credit Hours 18

Semester 6

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
BT-111 Introduction to Biotechnology 3(3-0)
GEN-310 Research Methodology 3(3-0)
BIOC-313 Environmental Biochemistry 3(2-1)
BIOC-314 Biochemical Techniques 3(1-2)
BIOC-315 Bioenergetics 3(3-0)
BIOC-316 Industrial Biochemistry 3(2-1)
Credit Hours 18

Semester 7

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
GNT-401 Genomics & Proteomics 3(3-0)
BT-211 Bioinformatics 3(1-2)
BT-413 Cell and Tissue Culture Technology 3(3-0)
BIOC-411 Clinical Biochemistry 3(2-1)
BIOC-412 Plant Biochemistry 3(3-0)
BIOC-413 Biomembranes & Cell Signaling 3(3-0)
Credit Hours 18

 

Semester 8

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
MGT-413 Marketing Management 3(3-0)
PSY-201 Psychology 3(3-0)
BIOC-414 Water and Mineral metabolism 3(3-0)
BIOC-415 Internship / Research Project 6(0-6)
Credit Hours 15
  Total Credit Hours 140

 

 

LAYOUT FOR BS (4 YEAR) IN BIOCHEMISTRY

 
Compulsory Courses
(student has no choice)
General Courses
(to be chosen from other Departments)
12 courses 8 courses
26 Credit hours 24 Credit hours
Sr No Subject Cr hr Sr No Subject Cr hr
1 English I (Reading & Writing Skills) 3(3-0) 1 Sociology 3(3-0)
2 English II (Communication Skills) 3(3-0) 2 Marketing Management 3(3-0)
3 English-III (Technical Writing & Presentation Skills 3(3-0) 3 Organic & Inorganic Chemistry 3(2-1)
4 Pakistan Studies 2(2-0) 4 Organic Chemistry (Advanced) 3(2-1)
5 Ethics /Islamic studies 2(2-0) 5 Analytical chemistry and Instrumentations 3(2-1)
6 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation-I 1(1-0) 6 Physical Chemistry 3(2-1)
7 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation-II 1(1-0) 7 Clinical Microbiology 3(2-1)
8 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation-III 1(1-0) 8 Classical Genetics 3(3-0)
9 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation-IV 1(1-0)      
10 Mathematics 3(3-0)      
11 Biostatistics 3(3-0)      
12 Introduction to information and communication Technologies (ICT) 3(2-1)      
    26     24

 

 
Discipline-Specific Foundation Courses Major Courses Elective Courses within the Major
10 courses 14 courses 5 courses
30 Credit hours 45 Credit hours 15 Credit Hours
Sr No Subject Cr hr Sr No Subject Cr hr Sr No Subject Cr hr
1 Biochemistry 3(2-1) 1 Biosafety & BioEthics 3(2-1) 1 Water and Mineral Metabolism 3(3-0)
2 Carbohydrates & Lipids 3(2-1) 2 Nutritional Biochemistry 3(2-1) 2 Fermentation Biotechnology/ Toxicology 3(3-0)
3 Metabolism I 3(3-0) 3 Environmental Biochemistry 3(2-1) 3 Cell and Tissue Culture Technology 3(3-0)
4 Proteins & Nucleic Acids 3(2-1) 4 Methods in Molecular Biology 3(2-1) 4 Genomics & Proteomics 3(3-0)
5 Metabolism II 3(3-0) 5 Bioenergetics 3(3-0) 5 Pharmacology 3(2-1)
6 Enzymology 3(2-1) 6 Industrial Biochemistry 3(2-1) Any other course depending upon the expertise avialable.
7 Molecular Biology 3(2-1) 7 Biomembranes & Cell Signaling 3(3-0)
8 Biochemical Techniques 3(1-2) 8 Clinical Biochemistry 3(2-1)
9 Physiology 3(2-1) 9 Plant Biochemistry 3(3-0)
10 Cell Biology 3(2-1) 10 Internship/ Research Project 6(0-6)
      11 Research Methodology 3(3-0)
      12 Immunology 3(3-0)
      13 Introduction to Biotechnology 3(3-0)
      14 Bioinformatics 3(1-2)
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