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
Biology II (BIO121)23.50
Mathematics II (MAT121)23.50
Chemistry II (CHE121)23.50
Communication Skills II (LDC121)23.50
Physics II (PHY121)23.00
Computer Applications II (CAP121)22.50

2 Year

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

3 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
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
Biotechnology Research Project I (BTC310)10.50
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
Bioinformatics (BTC322)22.50
Plant Physiology (AGN321)23.00

4 Year

Course Name Semester Credit Hours
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
Ethics and Biosafety in Biotechnology (BTC411)12.50
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
Social and Economic Aspects of Biotechnology (BTC421)22.00
Plant Breeding (AGN421)23.00