Undergraduate Program

Biotechnology Study plan

No. of Credits (2010 - 2015)

No. of Credits (2016 - 2020)

University Requirements (UR)

6

 6

University Electives (UE)

6

 6

College Requirements (CR)

3

 3

College Electives (CE)

16

 16

Departmental Requirements (DR)

31

28

Major Requirement (AR)

30

 34

Major Electives (AE)

30

 29

TOTAL (Credit Hours)

122

 122

Complete Degree Plan (2010 - 2015)

Complete Degree Plan (2016 - 2020)

 

Environmental Study plan

No. of Credits (2010 - 2015)

No. of Credits (2016 - 2020)

University Requirements (UR)

6

 6

University Electives (UE)

6

 6

College Requirements (CR)

3

 3

College Electives (CE)

16

 16

Departmental Requirements (DR)

31

28

Major Requirement (AR)

27

 36

Major Electives (AE)

33

 27

TOTAL (Credit Hours)

122

 122

Complete Degree Plan (2010 - 2015)

Complete Degree Plan (2016 - 2020)

 

Minors Proposed by Department of Biology

 

A. Environmental Biology (18 Cu)

 

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

Prerequisite

 

BIOL2101

General Biology-I

4

FPEL 0560 or FPEL0600 or FPEL0603 or FPEL0604

Compulsory

BIOL2102

General Biology-II

4

BIOL2101+ LANC2058

Compulsory

Remaining credits from the following

BIOL2102

General Biology-II

4

BIOL2101+ LANC2058

 

BIOL2600

Biodiversity

3

BIOL2101 + LANC2058

 

    BIOL3005

 Ecology

3

BIOL2102+ LANC2058

 

 BIOL3205 

Invertebrates

3

BIOL2102+ LANC2058

 

BIOL3009

Introduction to Environmental Science

3

BIOL2102+ LANC2058

 

BIOL3410

Angiosperm Biology

3

BIOL2102+ LANC2058

 

BIOL4009

Waste management

3

BIOL2102

 

BIOL4021

Vertebrate Zoology

3

BIOL2102

 

BIOL4023

Entomology

3

BIOL2102

 

BIOL5010

Ecotoxicology

3

BIOL3009

 

BIOL4054

Marine Biology

3

BIOL3005

 

BIOL5052

Fresh Water Biology

3

BIOL3005

 

BIOL5600

Experimental Molecular diversity

3

BIOL3202

 

BIOL5021

Desert Biology

3

BIOL3005

 

BIOL5610

Environmental impact assessment

3

BIOL3005

 

 

B. Biotechnology (18 Cu)

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

Prerequisite

 

BIOL2101

General Biology-I

4

 

FPEL 0560 or FPEL0600 or FPEL0603 or FPEL0604

Compulsory

BIOL3202

Molecular Biology

3

BIOL2101

Compulsory

 Remaining credits from the following

BIOL3441

Introductory Microbiology

3

BIOL2101

 

BIOL4034

Biochemistry

3

BIOL2101 & CHEM3322

 

BIOL4046

Fundamentals of Biotechnology

3

BIOL3202

 

BIOL4500

Cell Biology

3

BIOL2101

 

BIOL5120

Microbial Biotechnology

3

BIOL 4046 & BIOL3441

 

BIOL5132

Tissue Culture

3

BIOL 4046 & BIOL4500

 

BIOL5402

Immunology

3

BIOL4500

 

BIOL5040

Microbial Genetics and Genetic Engineering

3

BIOL3441

 

Program outcome: Biotechnology

  • Students will be able to demonstrate their knowledge in general biology concepts as well as knowledge in biotechnology.
  • Student will possess the technical background knowledge and skills required to conduct research in biotechnology, cell/ molecular biology.
  • Students are able to use knowledge of their subject to understand and solve problems related to their specialization.
  • Ability to think critically and independently also adopt scientific thinking (?) throughout their careers.
  • Student will demonstrate ability to communicate (verbally or in writing) their knowledge to various levels of audience with regard to the field of biotechnology and Biology in general.
  •  Students will demonstrate awareness of occupational health and safety issues as they relate to the workplace, display a high level of ethical conduct in the practice of their profession and have the ability to work well independently and in a team.

Program outcome: Environmental Biology

  • Students will have a sound knowledge of the fundamental concepts and theories of biology and their application to ecology and environmental biology.
  • Students will have a sound knowledge of major environmental challenges from a local to global perspective.
  • Students will possess the technical knowledge and skills required to work in the fields of biology, ecology and environmental biology.
  • Students will have the ability to conduct scientific research with limited supervision.
  • Students will display a high calibre of critical and independent thinking, and the ability to use scientific methods to solve real-world problems.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to communicate complex technical information to audiences of various levels, both orally and in written form.
  • Students will demonstrate awareness of occupational health and safety issues as they relate to the workplace, display a high level of ethical conduct in the practice of their profession and have the ability to work well independently and in a team.