Courses for Biotechnology Department

Biotechnology Courses

B.TECH. (HONS) BIOTECHNOLOGY YEAR I (100 LEVEL)

HARMATTAN SEMESTER

COURSE NO      TITLE                       L.T.P        UNIT

MTH  101  Elementary Mathematics I       3,1,0           4

PHY   101    General Physics I                     2,1,1           4

CHM  101   General Chemistry I                 2,1,1           4

BIO   101    Biology for Agric & BioScience I                                  2,0,1           3

ENG  101              Workshop Practice I       0,0,1          1

ENG  103              Engineering Drawing I    0,0P,1        1

GST  101              Use of English I              1,1,0          2

GST  103              Philosophy and Logic     1,0,0          1

Elective                                     1,0,0           1

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Total                                                  21units

List of Electives

IGBO 101    Introduction to Igbo

Grammar, Composition and Comprehension                 1 0 0           1

FRN  101    Introduction to the French Language I                   1 0 0           1

RAIN SEMESTER

COURSE NO        TITLE                            L.T.P          UNITS

MTH  102    Elementary Mathematics II      3,1,0          4

PHY   102    General Physics II                     2,1,1          4

CHM  102   General Chemistry II                 2,1,1          4

BIO   102    Biology for Agric & BioScience II                                  1,0,1           2

ENG  104              Engineering Drawing II  0,0,1          1

GST  102              Use of English II             1,1,0          2

GST  108              Social Science II              1,1,0          2

GST  110              Science, Technology & Society                           1,0,0           1

Elective                           1 0 0           1

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Total                                          21units

                   List of Electives

IGBO 102             Introduction to Igbo History, Culture and Lit.          1 0 0           1

FRN  102              Introduction to French Language II                  1 0 0           1

 

YEAR II (200 LEVEL)

HARMATTAN SEMESTER

COURSE NO        TITLE                            L.T.P           UNITS

MCB  201             General Microbiology I   2,0,1           3

BCH  201             General Biochemistry I   2,0,1            3

BTC  201              Introduction to Biotech-nology I                          2,1,0           3

STA  211              Introduction to Statistics and Probability              2,1,0           3

CSC 201               Computer Application    2,1,1           4

MTH 201              Mathematical Methods I 2,1,0           3

GST 201               Nigerian and African Cultural Development              1,0,0           1

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Total                                                  20units

RAIN SEMESTER

COURSE NO        TITLE                            L.T.P           UNITS

MCB  202             General Microbiology II  2,0,1           3

BCH  202             General Biochemistry II  2,0,1           3

BTC 204               Genetics      I                  1,1,0           2

CHM 202              Inorganic Chemistry      2,0,1           3

CHM 204              Organic Chemistry         2,0,1           3

BTC  202              Methods in recombinant  DNA Technology I              2,0,1           3

MTH 202     Mathematical Methods II         2,1,0           3

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Total                                                  20units

SIWES                  Student Industrial Work Experiences Scheme                0,0,2           2

 

B.TECH. (HONS) BIOTECHNOLOGY

YEAR 111 ( 300 LEVEL)

HARMATTAN SEMESTER

RAIN SEMESTER

COURSE NO    TITLE                                   L. T. P     UNITS

BTC 302             Microbial Growth and Growth Kinetics                   2,0,1                  3

BTC 304             Molecular Genetics                2,0,1               3

BTC 306             Methods in Recombinant DNA Technology II              2,0,1                  3

MCB 302            Pharmaceutical Microbiology                                 1,0,1          2

BCH 304             Biophysics                          2,1,0                  3

ENS 302              Entrepreneurial Studies II      1,0,1              2

Elective                                               2/3__

Total                                                      18/19

Electives  

BCH 302             Metabolic Pathway I            2,1,0                 3

EVT  306             Environmental Impact         2,0,0                 2

Assessment I

BTC  308             General Ecology &  Diversity                           2,1,0          3

BTC 312              Embryology                           2,1,0               3

 

YEAR IV

400 level courses: core courses

HARMATTAN SEMESTER

General Biotechnology Option

COURSE NO:       TITLE                        L. T. P       UNITS

BTC 401     Pharmacology of Natural Products                                        2,0,1               3

BTC 403     Cell and Tissue Culture      2,0,1               3

BTC 405     Agricultural Biotechnology 1,0,1                2

BTC 409     Environmental Biotechnology1,0,1             2

BTC 411     Technical Writing and Presentation                         0,0,1              1

BTC 413     Microbial Physiology and Metabolism                           2,0,1              3

Elective                                                                 3___

Total                                                                    17

Elective course

BTC 407     Comparative Virology          2,1,0                3

BTC 415     Analytical methods and Quality control in microbiology                       2,0,1                3

 


400 level courses: core courses

HARMATTAN SEMESTER

Animal Biotechnology Option

COURSE NO:       TITLE                            L. T. P                  UNITS

BTC 401     Pharmacology of Natural Products                                  2, 0,1                    3

BTC 403     Cell and Tissue Culture           2,0,1                     3

BTC 405     Agricultural Biotechnology      1,0,1                     2

BTC 407     Comparative Virology               1,0,1                      2

BTC 415     Analytical methods and           2,0,1                     3

Quality control in microbiology

BTC 411     Technical Writing and Presentation  0,0,1           1

Elective                                                                           2____

Total                                                                               17

Elective Courses                                                          

BTC 409     Environmental Biotechnology  1,0,1           2

BTC 413     Microbial Physiology and Metabolism                               2,0,1           3

 


Microbial Biotechnology option

BTC 401     Pharmacology of Natural Products    2, 0,1          3

BTC 405     Agricultural Biotechnology                1,0,1           2

BTC 409     Environmental Biotechnology            1,0,1           2

BTC 411     Technical Writing and Presentation  0,0,1           1

BTC 413     Microbial Physiology and  Metabolism                                        2,0,1           3

BTC 415     Analytical methods and                     2,0,1           3

Quality control in microbiology

Elective                                                                          3____

Total                                                                              17

Elective Course

BTC 403     Cell and Tissue Culture           2,0,1           3

BTC 407     Comparative Virology               2,0,1           3

 


Plant Biotechnology Option

BTC 401     Pharmacology of Natural Products    2, 0,1          3

BTC 403     Cell and Tissue Culture                     2,0,1           3

BTC 405     Agricultural Biotechnology                1,0,1           2

BTC 409     Environmental Biotechnology            1,0,1           2

BTC 407     Comparative Virology                         2,0,1           3

BTC 411     Technical Writing and Presentation  0,0,1           1

Elective                                                                          3___

Total                                                                              17

Elective Course

BTC 413     Microbial Physiology and Metabolism         2,0,1           3

BTC 415     Analytical methods and                               2,0,1                    3

Quality control in Microbiology

 


Bio-informatics Option

BTC 405     Agricultural Biotechnology                1,0,1           2

BTC 409     Environmental Biotechnology            1,0,1           2

BTC 411     Technical Writing and Presentation  0,0,1           1

BTC 415     Analytical microbiology and Quality 2,0,1           3

BTC 417     Computer and Application Techniques  II                                     2,0,1           3

BTC 419     Genetics II                                         2, 01           3

Elective                                                                  3___

Total                                                                              17

Elective Course

BTC 403     Cell and Tissue Culture                     2,0,1           3

BTC 401     Pharmacology of Natural Products    2,0,1           3

BTC 413     Microbial Physiology and Metabolism                                        2,0,1           3

YEAR V

500 LEVEL COURSES: CORE COURSES

HARMATTAN SEMESTER

General Biotechnology Option

COURSE NO:       TITLE                        L. T. P              UNITS

BTC 501 Process Biotechnology I                2,0,1           3

BTC 503 Industrial Biotechnology              2,0,1           3

BTC 505 Seminar in Biotechnology            0,1,0           1

BTC 507 Research Project Biotechnology I  0,0,2           2

BTC 509 Biotechnology Robotics and Analytical Methods in Biotechnology2,0,1         3

BTC 511 Bioresource Management             2,1,0          3

Elective                                                              3___

            Total                                                                  18

Elective Courses

BTC 513 Plant Gene Transfer                                2,0,1           3

MCB 503    Immunology and Immunochemistry 2,0,1           3

 

RAIN SEMESTER

BTC 502 Process Biotechnology I                2,0,1           3

BTC 504 Genetic Engineering                     2,0,1           3

BTC 506 Nucleotide Sequence Analysis       2,0,1           3

BTC 508 Research Project Biotechnology    0,0,4           4

BTC 510 Bioethics, Biosafety and intellectual property Right                                 2,1,0           3

Elective                                                               3___

  Total                                                                  19                                           

Elective Course:

BTC 512 Biology of Cancer                     2,1,0                3

BTC 518 Food Biotechnology                 2,0,1                3

 


HARMATTAN SEMESTER

Animal Biotechnology Option

COURSE NO:       TITLE                             L. T. P                  UNITS

BTC 501 Process Biotechnology I                2,0,1                     3

BTC 505 Seminar in Biotechnology            0,1,0                     1

BTC 507 Research Project Biotechnology I  0,0,2                     2

BTC 511 Bioresource Management             2,1,0                     3

MCB 503    Immunology and Immunochemistry 2,0,1           3

BTC 509 Biotechnology Robotics and Analytical Methods in Biotechnology       2,0,1           3

Elective                                                                        3

            Total                                                                            18

Elective Courses

BTC 503 Industrial Biotechnology                        2,0,1           3

BTC 515 Forensic Biotechnology                          2,0,1           3

 

RAIN SEMESTER

BTC 502 Process Biotechnology I                          2,0,1           3

BTC 504 Genetic Engineering                              2,0,1            3

BTC 506 Nucleotide Sequence Analysis                2,0,1           3

BTC 508 Research Project Biotechnology              0,0,4           4

BTC 510 Bioethics, Biosafety and Intellectual Property Right                                          2,0,1           3

Elective                                                                        3

            Total                                                                         19

Electives Courses

BTC 518     Food Biotechnology                 2,0,1           3

BTC 512     Biology of Cancer                     2,1,0           3

 


HARMATTAN SEMESTER

Plant Biotechnology Option

COURSE NO:       TITLE                        L. T. P              UNITS

BTC 501 Process Biotechnology I                2,0,1           3

BTC 505 Seminar in Biotechnology            0,1,0           1

BTC 507 Research Project Biotechnology I  0,0,2           2

BTC 511 Bioresource Management             2,1,0           3

BTC 513 Plant gene Transfer                       2,0,1           3

BTC 517 Plant Physiology                          2,0,1           3

Elective                                                               3

            Total                                                                  18

Elective courses

BTC 503 Industrial Biotechnology              2,0,1           3

BTC 509 Biotechnology Robotics and Analytical Methods in Biotechnology2,0,1         3

 

RAIN SEMESTER

BTC 502 Process Biotechnology I                2,0,1           3

BTC 504 Genetic Engineering                     2,0,1           3

BTC 506 Nucleotide Sequence Analysis       2,0,1           3

BTC 508 Research Project Biotechnology    0,0,4           4

BTC 510 Bioethics, Biosafety and intellectual Property Right                                 2,0,1           3

Elective                                                               3

            Total                                                                  19

Electives Courses

BTC 518 Food Biotechnology                      2,0,1           3

BTC 514 Seed Plants                                   2,1,0           3

 


HARMATTAN SEMESTER

Microbial Biotechnology Option

COURSE NO:       TITLE                           L. T. P           UNITS

BTC 501 Process Biotechnology I                2,0,1           3

BTC 503 Industrial Biotechnology              2,0,1           3

BTC 505 Seminar in Biotechnology            0,1,0           1

BTC 507 Research Project Biotechnology I  0,0,2           2

BTC 509 Biotechnology Robotics and Analytical Methods in Biotechnology2,0,1         3

BTC 511 Bioresource Management             2,1,0           3

Elective                                                               3

  Total                                                                 18

Elective Courses

MCB 503 Immunology and Immunochemistry     2,0,1      3

BTC 515 Forensic Biotechnology                2,0,1           3

 

RAIN SEMESTER

BTC 502 Process Biotechnology I                2,0,1           3

BTC 504 Genetic Engineering                     2,0,1           3

BTC 506 Nucleotide Sequence Analysis       2,0,1           3

BTC 508 Research Project Biotechnology    0,0,4           4

BTC 520 Microbial Genetics and Molecular Biology                                           2,0,1           3

Elective                                                               3

            Total                                                                  19

Electives Courses

BTC 510 Bioethics, Biosafety and intellectual Property right                             2,0,1                3

BTC 518 Food Biotechnology                 2,1,0                3

 


HARMATTAN SEMESTER

Bioinformatics Option

COURSE NO:       TITLE                           L. T. P           UNITS

BTC 501 Process Biotechnology I                2,0,1           3

BTC 505 Seminar in Biotechnology            0,1,0           1

BTC 507 Research Project Biotechnology I  1,0,1           2

BTC 509 Biotechnology Robotics and  Analytical Methods in Biotechnology                               2,0,1           3

BTC 519/CSC 305  Data Structures and Algorithm Analysis                 2,1,0           3

BTC 521/CSC 403 Data management system and Design                        2,1,0           3

Elective                                                               3

  Total                                                                 18

Elective Courses

BTC 511     Bioresource Management        2,0,1           3

BTC 515     forensic Biotechnology             2,0,1           3

 

RAIN SEMESTER

BTC 502 Process Biotechnology I                2,0,1           3

BTC 504 Genetic Engineering                     2,0,1           3

BTC 506 Nucleotide Sequence Analysis       2,0,1           3

BTC 508 Research Project Biotechnology    0,0,4           4

BTC 516 Probability and Random Variables 2,1,0         3

Elective                                                               3

Total                                                                  19

Electives Courses

BTC 518 Food Biotechnology                     2,0,1           3

BTC 520 Microbial Genetics and Molecular Biology                                                                 2,1,0

 

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