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Government College Women University Faisalabad

BS Botany

 

Semester 1

Course Code
Title of the Course
Credit Hours
Major Course
 
BOT-301
Diversity of Plants
 4(3-1) 
Minor Course
 
ZOL-301
Zoology-I:  Principles in Animal Life-I
4(3-1)
CHM-301
Inorganic Chemistry-I
4(3-1)
ENG-321
English-I: Language in use
3(3-0)
MTH-321 Mathematics-I 
3(3-0)
PST-321
Pakistan Studies
2(2-0)
Total
 
20(17-3)
 

Semester 2

Course Code
Title of the Course
Credit Hours
Major Course
 
BOT-302
Plant Systematics, Anatomy and Development
4(3-1)
Minor Course
 
ZOL-302
Plant Systematics, Anatomy and Development
4(3-1)
CHM-302
Organic Chemistry-I
4(3-1)
ENG-322 English-II: Academic Reading and Writing 3(3-0)
CHM-300
Environmental Sciences  1(1-0)
ISL-408
Islamic Studies/Ethics
2(2-0)
Total
 
18(15-3)

Semester 3

Course Code
Title of the Course
Credit Hours
Major Course
 
BOT-401
Cell Biology, Genetics and Evolution
4(3-1)
BOT-403
Phytogeography
3(2-1)
Minor Course
 
ICT-321
Introduction to Computer
3(2-1)
ZOL-401
Zoology-III:  Animal Diversity-I
4(3-1)
CHM-401
Physical Chemistry-I
4(3-1)
ENG-421
English-III: Communication Skills
3(3-0)
Total
 
21(16-5)

Semester 4

Course Code
Title of the Course
Credit Hours
Major Course
 
BOT-402
Biodiversity and Conservation
4(3-1)
BOT-404
Plant Physiology and Ecology
4(3-1)
Minor Course
 
STA-320
Introduction to Statistical Theory
3(3-0)
ZOL-402
Zoology-IV: Animal Diversity-II
4(3-1)
CHM-404
Analytical Chemistry-I
4(3-1)
Total
 
19(15-4)

Semester 5

Course Code
Title of the Course
Credit Hours
Major Course
 
BOT-501
Bacteriology and Virology
3(2-1)
BOT-503
Phycology and Bryology
3(2-1)
BOT-505 Mycology and Plant Pathology 3(2-1)
BOT-507 Diversity of Vascular Plants 3(2-1)
BOT-509 Anatomy of Vascular Plants 3(2-1)
BOT-511 Research and Scientific Writing 3(3-0)
CHIN-305 Learn Chinese Language 3(3-0)
Total
 
18(13-5)
*Students with CGPA 3.5 in four semesters can opt Learn Chinese Language Course

Semester 6

Course Code
Title of the Course
Credit Hours
Major Course 
BOT-502
Plant Systematics
3(2-1)
BOT-504
Plant Biochemistry-I
3(2-1)
BOT-506 Plant Ecology-I 3(2-1)
BOT-508 Plant Physiology-I 3(2-1)
BOT-510 Genetics-I 3(2-1)
Total
 
15(10-5)

Semester 7

Course Code
Title of the Course
Credit Hours
 
Major Course 
 
BOT-601
Molecular Biology
3(2-1)
BOT-603
Plant Ecology-II
3(2-1)
BOT-605
Plant Physiology-II
3(2-1)
BOT-607
Plant Biochemistry-II
3(2-1)
BOT-609
Plant Water Nutrient Relationships
3(2-1)
BOT-611*
Paleobotany (Elective Course)
3(3-0)
BOT-629
Seminar
1(0-1)
Total
 
16(10-6)

Semester 8

Course Code
Title of the Course
Credit Hours
Major Course
 
BOT-602
Genetics-II
3(2-1)
BOT-604
Environmental Biology
3(2-1)
BOT-606*
Phytohormones (Elective Course)
3(2-1)
BOT-608*
Advanced Plant Anatomy (Elective Course)
3(2-1)
BOT-610*
Stress Physiology (Elective Course)
3(2-1)
BOT-612*
Aquatic Botany (Elective Course)
3(2-1)
BOT-630
Special Problem
1(0-1)
BOT-631**
Project OR
6(0-6)
BOT-632**
Internship OR
6(0-6)
BOT-633**
Thesis 6(0-6)
 Total   13(8-5)
 Total Credit Hours    140
*  Students will enroll two out of five elective courses in VII & VIII semester. The courses will be offered according to availability of teaching faculty. 
** Students obtaining CGPA 3.8 or above in six semesters may opt for Thesis in place of two elective courses.