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
101 Compulsory English-I: Functional English 3-0
102 Compulsory Pakistan Studies 2-0
103 Compulsory Mathematics-I 3-0
104 General Botany-I 2-1
105 General Chemistry-I 2-1
106 Foundation Animal Diversity-I (Invertebrates) 3-1
Semester-2
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
107 Compulsory English-II: Communication Skills 3-0
108 Compulsory Islamic Studies / Ethics 2-0
109 Foundation Animal Diversity-II (Chordates) 3-1
110 General Botany-II 2-1
111 General Chemistry-II 2-1
112 Foundation Cell Biology 2-1
Semester-3
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
201 Compulsory English-III: Technical Writing and Presentation Skills 3-0
202 Compulsory Introduction to Computer 1-2
203 General Botany-III 2-1
204 General Chemistry-III 2-1
205 General Social Sciences 2-0
206 Foundation Animal Form & Function-I 3-1
Semester-4
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
207 Compulsory English-IV 3-0
208 Major Animal Behavior 3-0
209 Foundation Biochemistry-I 2-1
210 Major Biological Techniques 1-2
211 Foundation Animal Form & Function-II 3-1
212 General Psychology/Geography/Etc. 2-0
Semester-5
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
301 Foundation Economic Zoology 2-1
302 Foundation Biochemistry-II 2-1
303 Major Physiology 3-1
304 Major Ecology 2-1
305 Foundation Evolution 2-0
Semester-6
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
306 Chemistry-II Research Methodology 2-0
307 Foundation Principles of Systematics 2-1
308 Chemistry-II Developmental Biology 3-1
309 Chemistry-II Genetics 3-1
310 Chemistry-II Wildlife 2-1
Semester-7
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
401 Chemistry-II Special Paper A1 / Thesis 2-1
402 Compulsory Biostatistics / University option 2-1
403 Elective Special Paper A2 / University option 2-1
404 Elective University option 2-1
405 Chemistry-II Molecular Biology 2-1
Semester-8
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
406 Chemistry-II Bioinformatics 1-2
407 Chemistry-II Special Paper B1 / Thesis 2-1
408 Elective Special Paper B2 / University option 2-1
409 Elective University option 2-1
410 Chemistry-II 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