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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 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
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</str                                   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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