Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology

Semesters of Study
Years of Study
Entry Requirements


1 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Computer Applications (NCAP111)11.50
Communication skills I (LDC111)13.50
Physics (NPHY111)13.00
Biology (NBIO111)15.00
Introduction to HIV Infections and AIDS (HSC111)13.00
Mathematics (NMAT111)13.50
Chemistry (NCHE111)15.00
Communication Skills II (LDC121)23.50
Physics II (PHY121)23.00
Computer Applications II (CAP121)22.50
Biology II (BIO121)23.50
Mathematics II (MAT121)23.50
Chemistry II (CHE121)23.50

2 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Genetics (AGN314)13.00
Biochemistry I (BSC211)14.50
Introduction to Statistics (MAT211)13.00
Microbiology (BIO211)13.00
Entrepreneurship I (ABM213)12.50
Cell Biology (BTC211)13.00
Anatomy of Domestic Animals (ANS212)13.00
Biochemistry II (BSC221)24.50
Virology (BTC222)23.00
Botany (AGN222)23.00
Molecular Biology (BTC221)23.00
Principles and Application of Tissue Culture (HOR221)22.00
Food Chemistry (FST223)23.50

3 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Biotechnology Research Project I (BTC310)10.50
Enzymology (BTC313)13.00
Design and Analysis of Experiments (BSC311)13.00
Plant Biotechnology (AGN315)12.00
Population Genetics (BTC312)13.00
Animal Breeding (ANS314)13.00
Immunology (BTC311)13.00
Molecular Entomology (BTC314)13.00
Bioinformatics (BTC322)22.50
Plant Physiology (AGN321)23.00
Genomics (BTC325)23.00
Molecular Genetics (BTC321)23.00
Molecular Pathology (BTC324)23.00
Biotechnology Research Project II (BTC320)20.50
Genetic Engineering (BTC323)23.00
Animal Physiology (ANS225)23.00

4 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
Ethics and Biosafety in Biotechnology (BTC411)12.50
Evolutionary Genetics (BTC414)12.00
Biotechnology Research Project III (BTC410)11.00
Proteomics (BTC413)13.00
Phytomedical Technologies (BTC416)13.50
Food and Feed Biotechnology (BTC412)13.00
Microbial Genetics (BTC415)13.00
Social and Economic Aspects of Biotechnology (BTC421)22.00
Plant Breeding (AGN421)23.00
Bioenergy (BTC424)23.00
Biotechnology Research Project IV (BTC420)22.00
Human Resources Management (ABM422)22.50
Environmental Biotechnology (BTC423)22.50
Biotechnology Attachment (BTC400)23.00
Current Topics in Biotechnology (BTC422)22.00
Animal Biotechnology (ANS425)22.00