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Government College Women University Faisalabad

M.Sc Botany

Semester I

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 II

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    
STA-323 Applied Statistical Theory 3(2-1)
Total 18(12-6)

Semester III

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 IV

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.