BS Biotechnology

Program Structure

The BS (Hons) degree program in Biotechnology has been started in fall 2018 in the University of Okara under School of Applied Biology. The program is design to meet the student’s requirements in field of Biotechnology. The laboratories are designed for conducting modern research in its diverse fields. Furthermore, Students are doing coordinated research projects in these laboratory facilities in our possible resources

Duration

4 Years (8 Semesters)

Eligibility Criteria

FSc (Pre-Medical Group) or equivalent examination. At least 2nd division in intermediate

Scheme of Studies

Semester-1
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
ENG-321 BSc Biotech Core English-1 3-0
PST-321 BSc Biotech Core Pakistan Studies 2-0
MTH-321 BSc Biotech Core Mathmatics-1 (Pre-calculus) 3-0
BIT-306 BSc Biotech General Ecology, Biodiversity and Evolution 3-0
BNB-301 BSc Biotech Foundation Cell Biology 2-1
BT-145 BSc Biotech General Organic Chemistry 2-1
Semester-2
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
ENG-322 BSc Biotech Core English-II 3-0
ISL-321 BSc Biotech Core Islamic Studies/Ethics 2-0
BNB-406 BSc Biotech Core Biomathematics 3-0
BNB-401 BSc Biotech Foundation Microbiology 2-1
BT-143 BSc Biotech General Inorganic Chemistry 2-1
Semester-3
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
ENGL 2113 BS - Chemistry - Allied English III 3-0
CSI-321 BSc Biotech Core Introduction to Computer Science 2-1
GEN1116 GE Introduction to Sociology 3-0
BCH-322 BSc Biotech Foundation Biochemistry-1 2-1
BT-142 BSc Biotech General Physical Chemistry 3-0
Semester-4
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
BIT-304 BSc Biotech General Biological Physics 3-0
BNB-406 BSc Biotech Foundation Probability and Biostatistics 3-0
110SSPE-G2 SSPE General Sociology 3-0
BCH-421 BSc Biotech Foundation Biochemistry-II 2-1
BNB-302 BSc Biotech Foundation Molecular Biology 3-0
BT-298 BSc Biotech Foundation Analytical Chemistry and Instrumentation 2-1
Semester-5
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
BNB-405 BSc Biotech Foundation Introduction to Biotechnology 3-0
MIC-401 BSc Biotech Foundation Immunology 3-0
BIT-402 BSC Biotech Major Bioinformatics 1-2
BT-304 BSc Biotech Foundation Methods in Molecular Biology 1-2
BT-303 BSC Biotech Major Principles of Biochemical Engineering 2-1
Semester-6
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
BIT-412 BSc Biotech Foundation Microbial Biotechnology 3-0
BIT-504 BSC Biotech Major Agriculture Biotechnology 3-0
BNB-602 BSC Biotech Major Research Methodology and Skill Enhancement 3-0
BIT-6 BSc Biotech Elective Elective-I 3-0
BT-306 BSC Biotech Major Food Biotechnology 3-0
Semester-7
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
BIT-509 BSC Biotech Major Health Biotechnology 3-0
BIT-609 BSC Biotech Major Environment Biotechnology 3-1
BNB-504 BSC Biotech Major Genomics and Proteomics 3-0
BNB-631 BSC Biotech Major Research Project 3-0
BIT-8 BSc Biotech Elective Elective-II 3-0
BIT-7 BSC Biotech Major Seminar-I 1-0
Semester-8
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
BIT-603 BSC Biotech Major Industrial Biotechnology 3-0
BIT-408 BSc Biotech Core Biosafety and Bioethics 2-0
BIT-11 BSC Biotech Major Seminar-II 1-0
BIT-9 BSc Biotech Elective Elective-III 3-0
BIT-10 BSc Biotech Elective Elective-IV 3-0
BNB-631 BSC Biotech Major Research Project 3-0

Degree Completion Requirements

Must have studied and passed the prescribed courses, totaling at least 140 credit hours and having CGPA at least 2.0 on a scale of 4.0.