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Government College Women University Faisalabad

M.Sc Botany

Scheme of Studies For Academic Session (2015-2017)

Semester 1

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Major Course
BOT-551 Bacteriology and Virology

3(2-1)

BOT-553 Phycology and Bryology

3(2-1)

BOT-555 Mycology and Plant Pathology

3(2-1)

BOT-557 Diversity of Vascular Plants

3(2-1)

BOT-559 Anatomy of Vascular Plants

3(2-1)

Minor Course
BOT-520 Introduction to Statistical Theory

3(3-0)

Total

18

Semester 2

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Major Course
BOT-552 Plant Systematics

3(2-1)

BOT-554 Plant Biochemistry-I

3(2-1)

BOT-556 Plant Ecology-I

3(2-1)

BOT-558 Plant Physiology-I

3(2-1)

BOT-560 Genetics I

3(2-1)

BOT-562 Molecular Biology

3(2-1)

Total

18

Semester 3

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Major Course
BOT-651 Special Problem

1(1-0)

BOT-653 Plant Ecology-II

3(2-1)

BOT-655 Plant Physiology II

3(2-1)

BOT-657 Plant Biochemistry-II

3(2-1)

BOT-659 Genetics-II

3(2-1)

ICT-321 Introduction to Computer

3(2-1)

BOT-679 Seminar 1(0-1)
Total

17

Semester 4

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

Major Course
BOT-652 Seminar

1(1-0)

BOT-654 Biological Nitrogen Fixation (Special Paper I)

3(2-1)

BOT-656 Environmental Biology

3(2-1)

BOT-658 Phytohormones (Special Paper II)

3(2-1)

BOT-660 Advanced Plant Anatomy (Special Paper III)

3(2-1)

BOT-662 Phytogeography (Special Paper IV)

3(2-1)

ENG-422 English-IV: Advanced Academic Reading and Writing

3(3-0)

BOT-680 Special Problem

1(1-0)

BOT-683 Thesis

6(0-6)

Total

20

Total Credit Hours 73

The students offered research will opt for two special papers with the completion of research thesis while the remaining students will opt for four special papers with other subjects.