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BS BIOTECHNOLOGY

Course Facts
Study Level Study Mode Program Duration Credit Hours

Under Graduate

Full-Time

8 Semesters (4 years)

130

Eligibility Criteria

Intermediate Pre-Medical with minimum 50% marks or equivalent

Objective

Graduates will be able to:

• learn the scope ,concepts and terminology of biotechnology;

• investigate and explain current events and advances into 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

• Biotechnology industries

Schema of study

 

Semester 1

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Nature Per-requisite
ISL-101 Islamic Studies-I 3(3-0) Compulsory -
ISL-103 Teaching of Holy Quran With Translation-I 1(1-0) Compulsory -
ENG-101 English-I 3(3-0) Compulsory -
MATH-101 Mathematics 3(3-0) Compulsory -
CS-101 Introduction to Information and Communication Technologies 3(3-0) Compulsory -
BIOC-101 Biochemistry 3(2-1) Minor -
  Credit Hours 16 - -

Semester 2

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Nature Per-requisite
PS-101 Pakistan Studies 2(2-0) Compulsory -
ENG-102 English-II 3(3-0) Compulsory ENG-101
ISL-104 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation-II 1(1-0) Compulsory -
CHEM-101 Organic & Inorganic Chemistry 3(2-1) Minor -
GEN-101 Cell Biology 3(2-1) Major -
BT-111 Introduction to Biotechnology 3(3-0) Major -
  Credit Hours 16 - -

Semester 3

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Nature Per-requisite
ISL-201 Teaching of Holy Quran with Translation-III 1(1-0) Compulsory -
ENG-201 English-III 3(3-0) Compulsory ENG-102
PSY-201 Psychology 3(3-0) Minor -
GEN-202 Ecology, Biodiversity & Evolution -I 3(3-0) General -
MLS-203 Microbiology 3(2-1) Minor -
CHEM-202 Analytical Chemistry & Instrumentation 3(2-1) Minor -
  Credit Hours 16 - -

Semester 4

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Nature Per-requisite
ISL-202 Teaching Of Holy Quran With Translation-IV 1(1-0) Compulsory -
GEN-201 Sociology 3(3-0) General -
GEN-203 Ecology, Biodiversity Evolution -II 3(2-1) Minor GEN-202
CHEM-204 Physical Chemistry 3(3-0) Minor CHEM-101
GNT-201 Classical Genetics 3(3-0) General -
BT-211 Bioinformatics 3(1-2) Major -
  Credit Hours 16 - -

 

Semester 5

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Nature Per-requisite
MGT-301 Entrepreneurship 3(3-0) General -
STAT-302 Biostatistics 3(3-0) General -
PHY-301 Biological Physics 3(3-0) Major -
BIOC-301 Methods in Molecular Biology 3(2-1) Major -
BT-311 Principles of Biochemical Engineering 3(2-1) Major -
PATH-302 Immunology 3(3-0) Major -
  Credit Hours 18 - -

Semester 6

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Nature Per-requisite
BIOC-302 Molecular Biology 3(2-1) Major -
GEN-303 Genetic Resources & Conservation 3(3-0) General -
BT-312 Microbial Biotechnology 3(2-1) Major -
BT-314 Agriculture Biotechnology 3(2-1) Major -
GEN-310 Research Methodology 3(2-1) Major -
  Credit Hours 15 - -

Semester 7

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Nature Per-requisite
GNT-401 Genomics & Proteomics 3(3-0) Major -
BT-411 Health Biotechnology 3(3-0) Major -
BT-412 Food Biotechnology 3(2-1) Major -
BT-413 Cell and Tissue Culture Technology 3(3-0) Major -
BT-414 Recombinant DNA Technology 3(3-0) Major -
  Credit Hours 15 - -

 

Semester 8

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Nature Per-requisite
BT-410 Research Project 6(0-6) Major -
BT-415 Environment Biotechnology 3(3-0) Major -
BT-416 Biosafety & Bioethics 2(2-0) Major -
BT-417 Seminar-I 1(1-0) Major -
BT-418 DNA Damage and Repair 3(3-0) Major -
BT-419 Industrial Biotechnology 3(2-1) Major -
  Credit Hours 18 - -
  Total Credit Hours 130