BS (HONS.) Biochemistry

Requirements:                       Minimum 45 % F. Sc (Pre-Medical) or Equivalent

Duration:                                4 Years (8 semesters) 134 Credit Hours

Degree Awarded By:             GCU, Faisalabad (Govt. Chartered University)

 

Fee Details

 

Courses Credit Hours  Tuition Fee/Semester Admission Fee  Total Fee
43 134 25,000 15,000 215,000

 

Scheme of Study

 

Semester 1
Sr. # Course Code Name of Subject Credit Hours
1 ENG- 321 English for Academic Purposes 3 (3-0)
2 ISL- 321 Islamic studies / Ethics 2 (2-0)
3 MTH- 335  Mathematics I 3 (3-0)
4 BCH- 301 Introductory Biochemistry 4 (3-1)
5 ACH- 301 Fundamentals of Inorganic Chemistry 3 (2-1)
6 SOC- 303  Social Sciences I (Introduction to Sociology) 3 (3-0)
Total 18
Semester 2
Sr. # Course Code Name of Subject Credit Hours
1 ENG- 322 Reading, Writing, Speaking and listening Skills 3 (3-0)
2 PST- 322 Pakistan studies 2 (2-0)
3 STA- 455 Introduction to Statistical Theory 3(3-0)
4 BCH- 302 Biochemistry of Carbohydrates 4(3-1)
5 BCH-304 Biophysics 3(3-0)
6 SOC-305 Social Sciences II (Introduction to Psychology) 3(3-0)
Total 18
Semester 3
Sr. # Course Code Name of Subject Credit Hours
1 ENG- 421 Communication Skills 3(3-0)
2 CSI-321 Computer Fundamentals 3(2-1)
3 BCH- 401 Cell Biology 3(2-1)
4 BCH- 403 Genetics 3(3-0)
5 ACH- 301 Fundamentals of organic Chemistry 3 (2-1)
Total 15
Semester 4
Sr. # Course Code Name of Subject Credit Hours
1 ENG- 422 Technical Writing 3(3-0)
2 ACH- 401 Fundamental of Physical Chemistry 3(2-1)
3 BCH- 402 Human Physiology 3(3-0)
4 BCH- 404 Biochemistry of lipids 4(3-1)
5 MIC-301 General Microbiology-I 3(2-1)
Total 16
Semester 5
Sr. # Course Code Name of Subject Credit Hours
1 BCH-501 Amino Acids and  Proteins 4(3-1)
2 BCH-503 Enzymology 3(2-1)
3 BCH-505 Biosafety & Ethics 2(2-0)
4 BCH-507 Biochemical Techniques 3(2-1)
5 BCH-509 Plant Biochemistry 3(2-1)
Total 15
Semester 6
Sr. # Course Code Name of Subject Credit Hours
1 BCH-603 Nutritional Biochemistry 3(2-1)
2 BCH-511 Biochemistry of Nucleic acid 3(3-0)
3 BNB-502 Proteomics 3(2-1)
4 BCH-508 Biomembranes & Cell Signaling 3(3-0)
5 BCH-510 Bioenergetics 2(2-0)
6 BCH- 607 Industrial Biochemistry 3(2-1)
Total 17
Semester 7
Sr. # Course Code Name of Subject Credit Hours
1 BCH-601 Research Planning and Report Writing 3(3-0)
2 BCH-502  Biological Metabolism 4(4-0)
3 BNB-402 Bioinformatics-I 3(2-1)
4 BNB-504 Genomics (Elective I) 3(3-0)
5 BCH-611 Fermentation Biotechnology (Elective II) 3(3-0)
6 ENG-611 English for employment 3(3-0)
Total 19
Semester 8
Sr. # Course Code Name of Subject Credit Hours
1 BNB-405  Biotechnology 3(3-0)
2 BCH-602 Immunochemistry 3(2-1)
3 BCH-604 Current Trends in Biochemistry 3(3-0)
4 BCH-606 Antimicrobials & Chemo therapy (Elective III) 3(3-0)
5 BCH-629 Seminar 1(0-1)
6 BCH-631 Research Project/ Internship (Elective IV) 3(0-3)
Total 16
GRAND TOTAL 134

 

Note: Overall 134 teaching credit hours for BS (Hons) are mandatory. The Department will offer the courses keeping in view the availability of teachers and nature of research to be conducted.