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Government College Women University Faisalabad

M.Sc Botany

 

Semester 1

Course Code
Title of the Course
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
 
ICT-321
Introduction to Computer
3(2-1)
CHIN-305
Learn Chinese Language
3(3-0)
Total
 
18(12-6)

*Students with CGPA 3.5 in four semesters can opt Learn Chinese Language Course 

Semester 2

Course Code
Title of the Course
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)
Minor Course
 
STA-323
Applied Statistical Theory
3(2-1)
Total
 
18(12-6)

Semester 3

Course Code
Title of the Course
Credit Hours
Major Course
 
BOT-651
Molecular Biology
3(2-1)
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
Plant Nutrient Water Relationships
3(2-1)
BOT-661
Research and Scientific Writing
3(3-0)
BOT-663*
Paleobotany (Elective Course)
3(3-0)
BOT-679
Seminar
1(0-1)
Total
 
19(13-6)

Semester 4

Course Code
Title of the Course
Credit Hours
Major Course
 
BOT-652
Genetics-II
3(2-1)
BOT-654 Environmental Biology 3(2-1)
BOT-656* Phytohormones (Elective Course) 3(2-1)
BOT-658* Advanced Plant Anatomy (Elective Course) 3(2-1)
BOT-660* Stress Physiology  (Elective Course) 3(2-1)
BOT-662* Aquatic Botany  (Elective Course) 3(2-1)
BOT-664*
Phytogeography (Elective course)
3(2-1)
BOT-680
Special Problem 1(0-1)
BOT-681**
Project     OR 6(0-6)
BOT-682**
Internship     OR 6(0-6)
BOT-683**
Thesis 6(0-6)
Total
 
16(10-6)
Grand Total
 
71
     * Students will enroll three out of six 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 two semesters may opt for Thesis in place of two elective courses. If Thesis  / Project / Internship (6 credit hours) is opted, then the student will opt for only one elective course.