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Government College Women University Faisalabad

BS Zoology

SEMESTER I

Scheme of studies   Credit Hrs
Major Course    
 ZOL-301 Zoology-I Principles in Animal Life-I 4(3-1)
Minor Courses    
BOT-301 Botany-I Diversity of Plants 4(3-1)
CHM-301 Inorganic Chemistry 4(3-1)
ENG-321 English-I Language in Use 3(3-0)
PST-321 Pakistan Studies 2(2-0)
MTH-321 Mathematics-I 3(3-0)
Total   20 (17-3)

SEMESTER II  

Major Course    
ZOL-302 Zoology II  Principles in Animal Life-I I 4(3-1)
Minor Courses    
 BOT-302

Botany-II Plant Systematic Anatomy and Development/

Embryology

4(3-1)
 CHM-302 Organic Chemistry-I  4(3-1)
 ENG-322 English-II Academic Reading and Writing 3(3-0)
 ISL-408 Islamic Studies 2(2-0)
CHM-300 Environmental Sciences  1(1-0)
Total   18(15-3)

SEMESTER  III  

Major Courses    
 ZOL-401 Zoology III Animal Diversity-I   4(3-1)
 ZOL-403 Zoology IV Animal Diversity-II 4(3-1)
Minor Courses    
BOT-401 Botany-III Cell Biology, Genetics and Evolution 4(3-1)
CHM-401 Physical Chemistry-I  4(3-1)
ENG-421 English III Communication Skills 3(3-0)
Total   19(15-4)

SEMESTER IV  

Major Courses    
ZOL-402 Zoology-V Animal Form and Function-I 4(3-1)
ZOL-404 Zoology-VI Animal Form and Function-II 4(3-1)
ZOL-406 Ecology 3(3-0)
Minor Courses    
ENG-424 English IV Language through Literature 3(3-0)
GEO-422 Physical Geography 3(3-0)
Total   17 (15-2)

SEMESTER V  

Major Courses    
ZOL-501 Cell and Molecular Biology 4(3-1)
ZOL-505 Animal Physiology 4(3-1)
ZOL-509 Genetics 4(3-1)
Minor Courses    
ICT-321 Introduction to Computer 3(3-0)
BCH-301 Biochemistry I 3(3-0)
CHIN-305 Learn Chinese Language 3(3-0)
Total   18 (15-3)

SEMESTER VI  

Major Courses    
ZOL-502 Biostatistics 3(3-0)
ZOL-504 Developmental Biology 4(3-1)
ZOL-506 Biological Techniques 3(2-1)
ZOL-508 Animal Behavior 3(2-1)
ZOL-510 Evolution and Principles of Systematics 4(3-1)
Total   17 (13-4)

SEMESTER VII  

Major Courses    
ZOL-601 Wildlife 3(2-1)
ZOL-603 Zoogeography and Paleontology 3(3-0)
ZOL-629 Seminar 1(0-1)
Special Papers    
ZOL-605 General Microbiology 4(3-1)
ZOL-607 Aquaculture 4(3-1)
ZOL-609 Research Planning  and Scientific Writing 2(2-0)
Elective Courses    
ZOL-611 Fisheries 3(2-1)
ZOL-613 Protozoology 3(2-1)
ZOL-615 Haematology 3(2-1)
Total   16(11-5)

SEMESTER VIII  

Major Courses    
ZOL-602 Basic Bioinformatics 3(2-1)
ZOL-604 Bioremediation and Bio-processing 3(2-1)
ZOL-630 Special Problem 1(0-1)
ZOL-631 Project     6(0-6)
ZOL-633 Thesis    6(0-6)
Elective Courses    
ZOL-608 Fish Feeding Management 3(2-1)
ZOL-610 Environmental Toxicology 3(2-1)
ZOL-612 Molecular Entomology 3(2-1)
ZOL-614 Limnology 3(2-1)
Total   13
Grand Total   138
Courses To be offered to other departments  
Course Code   Credit Hrs
ZOL-303  Basics of Biology 3(3-0)
ZOL-304 Applied Entomology 3(2-1)
   *Minor Courses will be Offered as per described curriculum of the respective department
  **From special paper only one will be selected and elective courses will be selected accordingly
***The offered courses may be changed according to the availability of faculty

 **** Students with CGPA 3.80 in last semesters can opt thesis or project. Otherwise she will take two elective courses

***** Students with CGPA 3.5 in last semesters can opt learn Chinese Language Course