Department of Zoology

Scheme of Studies

BS 4 Year Program
SCHEME of STUDIES
SEMESTER-1 Core/ compulsory Subjects
 

S.No

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

1.

CC/Eng-101

Language in use

3(3+0)

2.

CC/Isl-101

Islamic Education

2(2+0)

3.

Maj/Zoo-101

Principles in Animal Life

4(3+1)

4.

Min/Bot-101

Morphology of Plants

4(3+1)

5.

Min/Chem-101

Or Min/Geo-101

General Inorganic chemistry/ Physical Geography-I

4(3+1)

 

Total Credits

 

17

 SEMESTER- 2 

S.No

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

1.

CC/Eng-102

Academic Reading and Writing

3(3+0)

2.

CC/PS-102

Pakistan studies

2(2+0)

3.

Maj/Zoo-102

Principles of Genetics and Evolution

4(3+1)

4.

Min/Bot-102

Diversity of Plants

4(3+1)

5.

Min/Chem-102

Or Min/Geo-102

Physio-Organic Chemistry –I/ Physical Geography II

4(3+1)

 

Total Credits

 

17

 SEMESTER – 3 

S.No

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

1.

CC/Eng-201

Communication Skills

3(3+0)

2.

CC/Stat-201

Basic Statistics

2(2+0)

3.

Maj/Zoo-201

Invertebrate Diversity

4(3+1)

4.

Maj/Zoo-202

Chordate Diversity

4(3+1)

5.

Min/Bot-201 or Min/Chem-201

or Min/Geog-201

Plant Physiology/ Physico-Organic Chemistry II/ Human Geography

4(3+1)

 

Total Credits

 

17

 SEMESTER- 4 

S.No

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

1.

CC/Eng-202

Advanced Academic reading and Writing

3(3+0)

2.

CC/CS-201

Computer applications

3(2+1)

3.

Maj/Zoo-203

Animal Form and Function I

4(3+1)

4.

Maj/Zoo-204

Animal form and Function II

4(3+1)

5.

EC/Stat-201

Inferential Statistics (Elective outside the major)

4(3+1)

 

Total Credits

 

18

 SEMESTER – 5 

S.No

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

1.

Maj/Zoo-301

Cell and Molecular Biology

4(3+1)

2.

Maj/Zoo-302

General Biochemistry

4(3+1)

3.

Maj/Zoo-303

Genetics

4(3+1)

4.

Maj/Zoo-304

General Physiology

4(3+1)

5.

Maj/Zoo-305

Economic Zoology

3(2+1)

 

Total Credits

 

19

 SEMESTER – 6 

S.No

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

1.

Maj/Zoo-306

Biostatistics

2(2+0)

2.

Maj/Zoo-307

Developmental Biology

4(3+1)

3.

Maj/Zoo-308

Ecology

4(3+1)

4.

Maj/Zoo-309

Animal Diversity and Wild Life

3(2+1)

5.

Maj/Zoo-310

Animal Behavior

2(2+0)

 

Total Credits

 

15

 SEMESTER – 7 

S.No

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

1.

Maj/Zoo-401

Evolution and Principles of Systematics

3(2+1)

2.

Maj/Zoo-402

Zoogeography and Paleontology

3(2+1)

3.

Maj/Zoo-403

Special Subject I (Paper A)

4(3+1)

4.

Maj/Zoo-404

Special Subject II (Paper A)

4(3+1)

5.

Maj/Zoo-405

Research Methodologies

2(2+0)

 

Total Credits

 

16

 SEMESTER – 8 

S.No

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

1.

Maj/Zoo-406

Elective Subject

3(2+1)

2.

Maj/Zoo-407

Special Subject I (Paper B)

4(3+1)

3.

Maj/Zoo-408

Special  Subject II (Paper B)

4(3+1)

4.

Res/Zoo-401

Thesis

6

 

Total Credits

 

17

 Total credits for the degree: 136 

 LIST of SPECIAL SUBJECTS* 

  1. Entomology/ Vector Biology/ Parasitology

  2. Physiology/ Endocrinology

  3. Molecular Biology/ Microbiology/ Genetics

  4. Fisheries and Aquaculture

  5. Biodiversity/ Wildlife/Toxicology

  6. Bioinformatics 

* Specialization will be offered according to specialization requested by the student and availability of the faculty. 

List of ELECTIVE SUBJECTS 

  1. Immounology

  2. Fundamentals of Microbiology

  3. Conservation Biology

  4. Medical Biotechnology

  5. Insects of Veterinary and Medical Importance

  6. Haematology

  7. Restoration Ecology and Sustainable Development

  8. Bioinformatics 

SCHEME of STUDIES OF MS 2 Year Program 

SEMESTER-1 Core Courses 

S.No

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

1.

MS/Z-C-501

Advance Instrumental Techniques

4(3+1)

2.

MS/Z-C-502

Molecular Biology

4(3+1)

3.

MS/Z-E-501

Immunology

4(3+1)

 

Total Credits

 

12

SEMESTER- 2 (Area of Specialization)* 

Course work of 12 credit Hours (4 courses of 3 credit hours each) 

Specializations Offered* 

  • Entomology and Vector Biology

  • Environmental Biology

  • Fisheries & Aquaculture

  • Molecular Biology, Microbiology and Genetics

  • Pathophysiology and Parasitology

  • Physiology and Endocrinology
     

* Specialization will be offered according to specialization requested by the student and availability of the faculty. 

SEMESTER –3 &  SEMESTER- 4 

  • Seminar – 2 credit hour

  • Research and thesis – 10 credit hour 

Ph.D Program 

SCHEME of STUDIES 

SEMESTER 1 

09 credits hour (3 courses of 3 credit hours) 

SEMESTER 2 

09 credits hour (3 courses of 3 credit hours) 

Total Credit hour: 18 

  • Comprehensive exam prior to the submission of synopsis 

* Specialization will be offered according to specialization requested by the student and availability of the faculty.