BS Biotechnology

Objective

Graduates will be able to:

• learn the scope, concepts, and terminology of biotechnology;

• investigate and explain current events and advances in biotechnology;

• perform techniques involving measurement;

• perform techniques involving the manipulation of DNA

Role and Scope

Graduates after completion of course can choose to become a:

• Microbiologist in the food industry

• Geneticist in the field of medical research

• Junior scientist in research labs

semesters and courses

  • Duration

    8 Semesters, 4 years

  • Eligibility

    FSc Pre Medical with minimum 50% marks or equivalent

  • credit hours
    required

    132

 

 

Semester 1

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
  English-I (Functional English) 3(3-0)
  Islamic Studies 2(2-0)
  Mathematics-I 3(3-0)
  Physical Chemistry (G) 3(2-1)
  Plant Diversity(G) 3(2-1)
  Cell Biology (F) 3(2-1)
  Credit Hours 17
 
 

Semester 2

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
  Mathematics-II 3(2-1)
  Inorganic Chemistry (G) 3(2-1)
  Animal Diversity (G) 3(2-1)
  Genetics. (F) 3(2-1)
  English-II (Communication & Writing Skills) 3(3-0)
  Pakistan Studies 2(2-0)
  Credit Hours 16
 
 

Semester 3

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
  Introduction to Computer 3(3-0)
  Organic Chemistry (G) 3(2-1)
  Any subject from social sciences (G) 3(3-0)
  Biochemistry I (F) 3(2-1)
  Microbiology (F) 3(2-1)
  Technical Writing and Presentation Skills 3(3-0)
  Credit Hours 18
 
 

Semester 4

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
  English-IV/International Language* 3(3-0)
  Ecosystem & Environment (G) 3(2-1)
  Any subject from social sciences (G) 3(3-0)
  Analytical Chemistry & Instrumentation. (F) 3(2-1)
  Mol. Biology I (F) 3(2-1)
  Biochemistry II (F) 3(2-1)
  Credit Hours 18

 

Semester 5

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
  Statistics 3(3-0)
  Immunology (F) 3(2-1)
  Mol Biology II (F) 3(2-1)
  Principles of Biochemical Engineering. (M) 3(2-1)
  Cell and Tissue Culture. (M) 3(2-1)
  Elements of Biotechnology (M) 2(2-0)
  Credit Hours 17

Semester 6

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
  Genetic resources & Conservation (F) 3(2-1)
  Agriculture Biotechnology. (M) 3(2-1)
  Food Biotechnology. (M) 3(2-1)
  Bioinformatics. (M) 2(2-0)
  Credit Hours 14

Semester 7

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
  Health Biotechnology. (M) 3(3-0)
  Recombinant DNA Technology (M) 3(1-2)
  Skill Enhancement. (M) 1(0-1)
  Metabolomics, Proteomics and Genomics (M) 2(2-0)
  Elective-I 3(2-1)
  Elective-II 3(2-1)
  Research Dissertation, Research Project, Internship, Special Paper 3(3-0)
  Credit Hours 18

 

Semester 8

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
  Elective-III 3(2-1)
  Environment Biotechnology. (M) 3(2-1)
  Down Stream Technology (M) 1(1-0)
  Bio-safety & Bioethics (M) 1(1-0)
  Elective-IV 3(2-1)
  Research Dissertation, Research Project, Internship, Special Paper 3(3-0)
  Credit Hours 14
  Total Credit Hours 132