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Courses

Admission Requirements
To be awarded a degree, (B.Sc (Hons) Microbiology) students must complete 120 — 150 Credit Units.

Duration of Programme
To be awarded a degree, (B.Sc (Hons) Microbiology) students must complete 120 — 150 Credit Units.

Graduation Requirements
To be awarded a degree, (B.Sc (Hons) Microbiology) students must complete 120 — 150 Credit Units.

200 Level First Semester


Course Code

Course Title

 Contact Hours
Lecture/Tutorial/Practical

Credit Unit

Course Status

Remark/
Prerequisite

MICR 281

Introductory General Microbiology I

 30                        15                45

3

Core

 

MICR 283

Principles of Microscopy & Lab. Practice

 15                         15                45

2

Core

 

MICR285

Principles of Sterilization and Disinfection

15           15               45

2

Core

 

BCHM 211

Chemistry of Amino Acids & Proteins

 30                         15                45

2

Core

CHEM 161

BCHM 215

Chemistry of Carbohydrates, Lipids and Nucleic acids.

  -                          15                 45

2

Core

 

BCHM 217

Structures and Functions of Major Cell Components

15           15                          

1

Core

 

CHEM 201

General Chemistry

 30                         15                45

2

Core

CHEM 101,
CHEM 102

CHEM 221

Inorganic Chemistry

 30                         15                45

2

Core

CHEM 101

CHEM 261

2nd Year Practical Chemistry I

  -                           15                90

2

Core

CHEM 101

COSC 101

Introduction to Computer

 30                         15                 -

2

Core

 

ELECTIVES

Students are expected to take not less than 2 Credit units from the following:

 

 

 

 

BIOL 213

Biological Techniques

  15                          15                 45

2

 

 

BIOL 211

General Ecology

  15                          15                 45

3

 

PHYS 111

PHYS 211

Mechanics

  45                           -                   

 

 

MATH 103

PHYS 231

Properties of Matter

  30                            -             

2

 

PHYS 111, 131

GENS 201

Moral Philosophy

15                            15 

1

 

 

+ Any relevant course in Education

 

200 Level   Second Semester


Course Code

Course Title

 Contact Hours
Lecture/Tutorial/Practical

Credit Unit

Course Status

Remark/
Prerequisite

MICR 282

General Microbiology II

  15                     15                       45

2

Core

 

MICR 288

Soil Microbiology and Ecology

30           15                                 45

3

Core

 

BCHM 214

Metabolism of Proteins and Amino Acids

  15                     15                        -

1

Core

CHEM 101
CHEM 102

BCHM 216

Methods in Biochemistry

15           15                  45

2

Core

CHEM 101

BIOL 214

General Genetics

  45                     15                       45

3

Core

CHEM 101

CHEM 212

Physical Chemistry

  30                     15                          

2

Core

CHEM 101

CHEM 232

Organic Chemistry

  30                     15                       -

2

Core

CHEM 101

COSC 202

Fortran

  45                     15                       -

3

 Core

 

CHEM 262

2nd Year Practical Chemistry

 

2

Core

 

GENS 202

Entrepreneurship and Innovation

15                        15

2

Core

 

ELECTIVE

Students are expected to take 2 credit units from the following:

 

 

 

 

BIOL 212

General Physiology

 30                      15                       45

3