Federal University, Dutsin-ma

Katsina state, Nigeria

Course outlines B. Sc. Biology

1st Year 1st Sem., B. Sc. Biology

S/N Code Course Title Credits Category
1 BIO111 General Biology I 3 Core
2 BIO121 Practical Biology I 1 Core
3 CHM101 General Chemistry 2 Core
4 CHM111 Inorganic Chemistry I 2 Core
5 CHM161 First Year Practical Chemistry I 1 Core
6 PHY111 General Physics I 2 Core
7 PHY121 Experimental Physics I 1 Core
8 MTH111 Elementary Mathematics I 3 Core
9 GST131 Introduction to Computer Science 2 Core
10 GST111 Communication in English I 2 Core
11 GST121 Nigerian People Culture and Anti Cultism and Social Vices 2 Core
First Semester, 100 level [View Details]

 

1st Year 2nd Sem., B. Sc. Biology

S/N Code Course Title Credits Category
1 BIO121 Practical Biology I 1 Core
2 BIO122 Practical Biology II 1 Core
3 MCB112 Introduction to Microbiology 2 Core
4 CHM122 Physical Chemistry 2 Core
5 CHM132 Introduction to Organic Chemistry II 2 Core
6 CHM162 First Year Practical Chemistry II 1 Core
7 MTH112 Elementary Mathematics III 3 Core
8 PHY112 General Physics II 2 Core
9 PHY122 Experimental Physics II 1 Core
10 GST112 Communication in English II 2 Core
11 GST122 Use of library, Study Skills and ICT 2 Core
12 GST132 Logic, Philosophy and Human Existence 2 Core
Second Semester, 100 level [View Details]

 

2nd Year 1st Sem., B. Sc. Biology

S/N Code Course Title Credits Category
1 BIO211 Genetics I 2 Core
2 BIO221 General physiology I 2 Core
3 BIO231 Cell Biology and Histology I 2 Core
4 BOT211 Seedless Plants 2 Core
5 MCB211 General Microbiology I 3 Core
6 ZOO211 Lower Invertebrates 2 Core
7 ZOO221 Chordates 2 Core
8 BCH201 General Biochemistry I 3 Core
9 GST211 History and Philosophy of Science 2 Core
10 GST221 Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 2 Core
11 CHM261 Practical Inorganic Chemistry 1 Elective
First Semester, 200 level [View Details]

 

2nd Year 2nd Sem., B. Sc. Biology

S/N Code Course Title Credits Category
1 BIO212 Introductory Ecology 2 Core
2 BIO222 Biological Techniques II 2 Core
3 BIO232 Biostatistics I 2 Core
4 BIO242 General Physiology II 2 Core
5 BOT212 Seed Plants 2 Core
6 CHM232 Organic Chemistry 2 Core
7 BCH 202 General Biochemistry II 3 Core
8 GST212 Introduction to entrepreneurial Skills 2 Core
9 ZOO212 Coelomate Invertebrates II 2 Elective
10 GEO205 Introduction to Climate and Biogeography 2 Elective
Second Semester, 200 level [View Details]

 

3rd Year 1st Sem., B. Sc. Biology

S/N Code Course Title Credits Category
1 BIO331 Field course I 1 Core
2 BIO311 Genetics II 2 Core
3 BOT311 Plant Physiology 2 Core
4 BIO321 Biostatistics II 2 Core
5 BOT351 Mycology 2 Core
6 MCB311 Virology 2 Core
7 ZOO331 Basic Entomology 2 Core
8 MCB331 Bacteriology 2 Core
9 BOT371 Phycology 2 Core
10 BIO341 Molecular Biology 3 Core
11 GST311 Introduction to Entrepreneurial Studies 2 Core
12 ZOO341 Introductory Nematology and Helminthology 2 Elective
13 MCB321 Immunology/Immunochemistry 2 Elective
14 ZOO311 Protozoology 3 Elective
15 ICH341 Water Treatment and Analysis 2 Elective
First Semester, 300 level [View Details]

 

3rd Year 2nd Sem., B. Sc. Biology

S/N Code Course Title Credits Category
1 BIO312 Studentís Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) 6 Core
Second Semester, 300 level [View Details]

 

4th Year 1st Sem., B. Sc. Biology

S/N Code Course Title Credits Category
1 BIO411 Population Genetics 2 Core
2 BIO421 Soil Biology 2 Core
3 BIO421 Soil Biology 2 Core
4 BIO441 Field Course II 2 Core
5 BIO471 Evolution 2 Core
6 BIO461 Seminar 2 Core
7 ZOO411 Parasitology 2 Core
8 ZOO421 Animal Physiology 2 Core
9 BOT411 Comparative Plant Anatomy 2 Core
10 BIO451 Pest Control 2 Elective
11 MCB411 Industrial Microbiology 3 Elective
12 BIO481 Development Biology 3 Elective
First Semester, 400 level [View Details]

 

4th Year 2nd Sem., B. Sc. Biology

S/N Code Course Title Credits Category
1 BIO412 Cytogenetics 2 Core
2 BIO432 Systematic Biology 2 Core
3 BIO442 Research Project 6 Core
4 BOT412 Economic Botany 3 Core
5 ZOO422 Wildlife and Fisheries 3 Core
6 ZOO452 Comparative Animal History 2 Core
7 BOT406 Plant Pathology 3 Elective
8 MCB422 Public Health 2 Elective
9 MCB432 Pathogenic Bacteriology 2 Elective
Second Semester, 400 level [View Details]

 

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