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Government College Women University Faisalabad

BS Biochemistry

Scheme of Studies 

BS Biochemistry Four Years Degree Program

Semester 1

Course  Code

Title of the Course

Credit Hours

Major Course

 
BCH- 301       Biochemistry-I

3 (3-0)

Minor Course

 
ENG-321 English I (Language in Use)

3(3-0)

PST-321 Pakistan Studies

2(2-0)

CHM-301 Inorganic Chemistry-I

4(3-1)

ZOL-301 Principles in Animal life-1

4(3-1)

Total  

16 (14-2)

 
Semester 2
 

 

Course  Code

 

Title of the Course

 

Credit Hours

Major Course

BCH- 302 Biochemistry-II

3 (3-0)

BCH-304 Biochemistry of Carbohydrates

3 (3-0)

Minor Course

ENG-322 English-II (Academic Reading and Writing

3(3-0)

ISL-408 Islamic Studies

2(2-0)

MTH-321 Mathematics for Chemistry

3(3-0)

CHM-302 Organic Chemistry-1

4(3-1)

Total  

18(17-1)

 

Semester 3

Course  Code

Title of the Course

Credit Hours

Major Course

BCH- 401 Biochemistry of lipids 3(3-0)
BCH- 403 Biochemistry of Proteins 3(3-0)

Minor Course

ENG-421         English-III (Communication Skills) 3(3-0)
BOT-401 Cell Biology, Genetics and Evolution 4(3-1)
CHM-401 Physical Chemistry-1 4(3-1)
Total   17(15-2)

Semester 4

Course  Code

Title of the Course

Credit Hours

Major Course

BCH-402 Bioenergetics

3(3-0)

BCH-404 Biochemistry of Nucleic Acids

3(3-0)

BCH-406 Basics ofEnvironmental Biochemistry

3(3-0)

Minor Course

CHM-404 Analytical Chemistry-I

4(3-1)

FST-405 Food Chemistry

3(3-0)

STA-320 Introduction to Statistical Theory

3(3-0)

Total  

19 (18-1)



Semester 5

Course  Code

Title of the Course

Credit Hours

Major Course

BCH-501 Metabolism

4(4-0)

BCH-503 Biosafety & Bioethics

3(3-0)

BCH-505 Nutritional Biochemistry

3(2-1)

BCH-507 Plant Biochemistry

3(2-1)

BCH-509 Molecular Biochemistry

3(3-0)

Minor Course

CHM-501 Introductory Spectroscopy

2(2-0)

Total  

18 (16-2)

Semester 6

Course  Code

Title of the Course

Credit Hours

Major Course

BCH-502 Industrial Biochemistry

4(2-2)

BCH-504 Immunochemistry

3(3-0)

BCH-506 Genetics

3(3-0)

BCH-508 Biomembranes & Cell Signaling

3(3-0)

BCH-510 Clinical Biochemistry

3(1-2)

Total  

16(12-4)

 

Semester 7

Course  Code

Title of the Course

Credit Hours

Major Course

BCH-601 Molecular Pharmacology
(Elective-I)

3(3-0)

BCH-603 Enzymology

3(2-1)

BCH-605 Biochemistry of Vitamins and Minerals

3(3-0)

BCH-607 Blood and Tissue Biochemistry

3(3-0)

BCH-609 Research and Planning Write Up

3(3-0)

BCH-629 Seminar

1(1-0)

Total  

16(15-1)

Semester 8

Course  Code

Title of the Course

Credit Hours

Major Course

BCH-602 General Virology  (Elective-II)

3(3-0)

BCH-604 Medical Biochemistry

3(3-0)

BCH-606 Biochemical Techniques

3(0-3)

BCH-630 Special Problem

1(1-0)

*BCH-631 Project Report       OR

6(0-6)

*BCH-632 Internship  OR

6(0-6)

*BCH-633 Thesis

6(0-6)

**BCH-608 Proteomics

3(3-0)

**BCH-610 Human Physiology

3(3-0)

Total  

16(10-9)/
16(12-3)

Total Credit Hours  

136