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Bsc Biochemistry

Bachelor Of Science in Biochemistry

Introduction

This is a four–year multidisciplinary degree programme. The Biochemistry curriculum deals with events which occur in living systems at the molecular level and in the chemistry of molecules involved in these processes. A course in biochemistry is aimed at imparting biochemical skills and knowledge in biology and its application in biological science research and laboratory biotechnology. The objective is to produce professional biochemists for careers in industry, research and teaching.

Objectives

(a) Produce professional biochemists for careers in industry, teaching and research.pare students for postgraduate studies and research.

(b) Prepare students for postgraduate studies and research.

(c) Prepare graduates to venture into biochemical entrepreneurship and marketing.

                                            Course Schedules, Codes and Titles

 

First Year

First Semester


 

Code

Title

Units

CHE 110

Basic Chemistry I

3

PHY 110

Basic Physics I

4

MAT 110

Calculus I

3

BOT 110

Basic Botany I

3

ZOO 110

Basic Zoology I

3

IRD 100

Communication Skills I

3

IRD 101

Quantitative Skills I

3

Total Units

 

22

Second Semester

Code

Title

units

CHE 111

Basic Chemistry II

4

PHY 111

Basic Physics II

4

MAT 111

Geometry and Elementary Applied Mathematics

3

BOT 111

Basic Botany II

3

ZOO 111

Basic Zoology II

3

IRD 102

Communication Skills II

3

IRD 103

Development Concepts and Applications

3

Total Units

 

23


 

Second Year


 

First Semester

Code

Title

Units

CHE 210

Atomic Structure and Bonding

4

CHE 211

Basic Analytical Chemistry

3

BIO 210

Structural Biochemistry

3

BIO 211

General Biochemistry

3

MAT 210

Calculus II

3

ZOO 210

Invertebrate Zoology

3

IRD 200

State, Society and Development

3

Total Units

 

22

Second Semester

Code

Title

Units

BIO 212

Basic Metabolism

3

BIO 213

Basic Biochemistry Techniques

3

CHE 212

Basic Organic Chemistry

3

CHE 213

Basic Thermodynamics

3

MIC 210

General Microbiology

3

STA 210

Probability and Statistics

3

COM 210

Introduction to Computer Science

3

Total Units

 

21


 

Third Year


First Semester

Code

Title

Units

BIO 310

Proteins , Enzymes and Vitamins

3

BIO 311

Biochemistry of Nucleic Acids

3

BIO 312

Microbial Biochemistry

3

BIO 313

Nutritional Biochemistry

3

CHE 313

Surface and Colloid Chemistry

3

STA 300

Biostatistics

3

IRD 305

Entreprenuership for Small Business

3

Recommended courses from other department

ZOO 312

Molecular Biology

3

Total Units

 

21

Second Semester

Code

Title

Units

BIO 314

Analytical Biochemistry

3

BIO 315

Biochemistry of Carbohydrates

3

BIO 316

Biochemical Endocrinology

3

BIO 317

Medical Biochemistry I

3

BIO 318

Ecological Biochemistry

3

BIO 319

Antibiotics

3

BIO 320

Industrial Attachment

2

COM 310

Computer Programming

3

Total Units

 

23



 

Fourth Year


First Semester

Code

Title

Units

BIO 410

Immunology

3

BIO 411

DNA Technology

3

BIO 412

Forensic and Clinical Biochemistry

3

BIO 413

Reproductive Biochemistry

3

BIO 414

Industrial Biochemistry

3

BIO 415

Research Project

3

Elective Course          3

3

Total Units

 

21

Second Semester

Code

Title

Units

BIO 415

           Research Project

3

BIO 416

Biochemical Pharmacology

3

BIO 417

Current Topics in Biochemistry

3

BIO 418

Applied Biochemistry

3

MIC 415

Biotechnology

3

IRD 107

National Development IV

3

Elective Course          

3

Total Units

 

21

BIO 419E

Food Biochemistry

3

BIO 420E

Pharmacognosy

3

BIO 421E

Integrated Metabolic Regulation

3

BIO 422E

Comparative Biochemistry

3

BIO 423E

Medical Biochemistry II

3

CHE 423E

Medicinal Chemistry

3

     

 
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