Bachelor of Science in

Microbiology and Biotechnology (BSM)

The program after completion is equivalent to MSc since the degree is awarded on successful completion of 16 years of education after Higher Secondary School Education. The Degree program fulfils all the curriculum requirements for BS Degree recommended by Higher Education Commission consisting of compulsory and core. The basic training of research work is also imparted.

Degree

Requirements

12 years of education (Higher Secondary School Certificate/Intermediate) with at least second Division

Why this

Degree

Industrial, Agricultural, Educational, Research Development and Health Organizations

Courses Offered

Sr# Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 BIOCHEM104

Biochemistry I: Introduction to Biochemistry
4    
2 MOLBIOL210
Introductory Genetics
3    
3 CS211
Introduction to Computers
3    
4 ENG102
Foundation of English
3    
5 MATH101
Mathematics 
3    
6 HU103
Islamic Studies
2    
           
SrNo. Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 BIOCHEM101 Biochemistry II- Metabolism I
4 Biochemistry I -Introduction to Biochemistry

2 MOLBIOL102
Molecular Biology I
4           

3 MOLBIOL103 Cell Biology I
3


4 MATH103
Biomathematics
3
Mathematics 

5 ENG104 English Technical Writing and comprehension
3
Foundation of English







Sr# Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 MICROBL204 General Microbiology
3


2 BIOTECH202 Introduction to Biotechnology 3


3 MOLBIOL202 Cell Biology II 4

4 BIOLOGY202  Biological  Diversity 3

5 ENG213 Communication Skill 
3 English Technical Writingand comprehension

6 HU202
Pakistan Studies
2







Sr No. Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 BIOTECH213
General Bacteriology 3

2 BIOCHEM310 Molecular Biology II
4           

3 BIOCHEM213
Microbial Biochemistry
4


4 MICROBL212
Medical Microbiology 3           

5 MICROBL211  Microbial Physiology  3








Sr# Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 MICROBL321
General Mycology 3

2 MICROBL315
Microbial Genetics 4

3 MOLBIOL320
General Virology 3

4 IMMUNOL302
Immunology
4


5 BIOTECH410
Recombinant DNA Technology 4














SrNo. Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 BIOTECH318 Microbial Biotechnology & Vaccinology 3


2 MICRO303 Food Microbiology 3


3 MICROBL314
Industrial Microbiology
3


4 MOLBIOL316 Introduction to Cell Signaling
3


5 BIOSTAT301 Biostatistics 3


6
RESMETH402
Research Methodology
2


SrNo. Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 MOLBIOL456 Genomics, Transcriptomics & Proteomics 3


2 MICRO510 Environmental  Microbiology 3

3 MICROBL424 Techniques in Microbiology
3


4 BIOCHEM399 Bio-safety & Bioethics 2


MOLBIOL398
Stem Cell and Gene Therapy 3



RR/THESIS540
* Review Report/Thesis

3








Sr# Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 BIOCHEM433 Cell & Tissue Culture
4

2 INFORM410 Bioinformatics and System Biology 3

3 RR/THESIS540 Review Report /Thesis
3