BS Zoology

Program Structure

The structure of BS Zoology is proposed to provide students, scientific knowledge about the study of behavior, diversity, characteristics, evolutionary trends of the different species of animals and those factors having a direct impact on them. The students are expected to learn theoretical and practical understanding of the entire field of Zoology. The proposed structure is dynamic and provides basis for various options to plan career in future.

Duration

4 Years (8 Semesters)

Eligibility Criteria

F.Sc. (Pre-medical). At least 2nd division (45% Marks)

Scheme of Studies

Semester-1
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
ZOOL-B-4001 COMPULSORY-I English-I: Functional English 3-0
ZOOL-B-4002 COMPULSORY-II Pakistan Studies 2-0
ZOOL-B-4003 COMPULSORY-III Mathematics-I 3-0
ZOOL-B-4004 GENERAL- I Botany-I 2-1
ZOOL-B-4005 GENERAL- II Chemistry-I 2-1
ZOOL-B-4006 FOUNDATION-I Animal Diversity-I (Invertebrates) 3-1
Semester-2
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
ZOOL-B-4007 COMPULSORY-IV English-II: Communication Skills 3-0
ZOOL-B-4008 COMPULSORY-V Islamic Studies / Ethics 2-0
ZOOL-B-4009 FOUNDATION-II Animal Diversity-II (Chordates) 3-1
ZOOL-B-4010 GENERAL- III Botany-II 2-1
ZOOL-B-4011 GENERAL- IV Chemistry-II 2-1
ZOOL-B-4012 FOUNDATION-III Cell Biology 2-1
Semester-3
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
ZOOL-B-4013 COMPULSORY-VI English-III: Technical writing and presentation skills 3-0
ZOOL-B-4014 COMPULSORY-VII Introduction to Computer 1-2
ZOOL-B-4015 GENERAL- V Botany-III 2-1
ZOOL-B-4016 GENERAL- VI Chemistry-III 2-1
ZOOL-B-4017 GENERAL- VII Social Sciences 2-0
ZOOL-B-4018 FOUNDATION-IV Animal Form & Function–I 3-1
Semester-4
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
ZOOL-B-4019 COMPULSORY VIII English-IV / Univ. Option 3-0
ZOOL-B-4020 MAJOR-I Animal Behavior 3-0
ZOOL-B-4021 FOUNDATION-V Biochemistry-I 2-1
ZOOL-B-4022 MAJOR-II Biological Techniques 1-2
ZOOL-B-4023 FOUNDATION-VI Animal Form & Function-II 3-1
ZOOL-B-4024 GENERAL-VIII Psychology/Geography/Etc. 2-0
Semester-5
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
ZOOL-B-4025 FOUNDATION-VII Economic Zoology 2-1
ZOOL-B-4026 FOUNDATION-VIII Biochemistry-II 2-1
ZOOL-B-4027 MAJOR-III Physiology 3-1
ZOOL-B-4028 MAJOR-IV Ecology 2-1
ZOOL-B-4029 FOUNDATION IX Evolution 2-0
Semester-6
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
ZOOL-B-4030 MAJOR-V Research Methodology 2-0
ZOOL-B-4031 FOUNDATION-X Principles of Systematics 2-1
ZOOL-B-4032 MAJOR-VI Developmental Biology 3-1
ZOOL-B-4033 MAJOR-VII Genetics 3-1
ZOOL-B-4034 MAJOR-VIII Wildlife 2-1
Semester-7
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
ZOOL-B-4035 MAJOR-IX Special Paper A1/ Thesis(Univ. Option) 2-1
ZOOL-B-4036 COMPULSORY-IX Biostatistics/Univ option 2-1
ZOOL-B-4037 Elective-I Special Paper A2/ Univ. opt 2-1
ZOOL-B-4038 Elective-III Univ. opt 2-1
ZOOL-B-4039 MAJOR-X Molecular Biology 2-1
Semester-8
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
ZOOL-B-4040 MAJOR-XI Bioinformatics 1-2
ZOOL-B-4041 MAJOR-XII Special Paper B1/ Thesis(Univ. Option) 2-1
ZOOL-B-4042 Elective-II Special Paper B2/Univ. opt 2-1
ZOOL-B-4043 Elective-IV Univ. opt 2-1
ZOOL-B-4044 MAJOR-XIII Zoogeography & Paleontology 2-1

Degree Completion Requirements

Must have studied and passed the prescribed courses, totaling at least 136 credit hours and having CGPA at least 2.0 on a scale of 4.0