BSc. Botany (Major)

Course Code: 
BOT

BSC IN BOTANY TAKEN WITH OTHER SCIENCE SUBJECTS

A student taking Botany as a MAJOR will be required to register for the courses listed below and those from other subject(s) of his/her choice. He/She should register for at least a total of 74 credit units.

Course codes, titles, and time allocation. LH= lecture hours; PH= practical hours; CH= contact hours; CU = credit units, * = elective courses

No

Course Code and Title

LH

PH

CH

CU

YEAR 1, SEMESTER 1

1.

BOT1101 Forms, Structures and Classification of Kingdoms

20

20

30

2

2.

BOT1102 Flowering Plant Growth and Development

20

20

30

2

3.

BCH1101 Cell Biology

30

30

45

3

 

TOTAL

 

 

 

7

YEAR 1, SEMESTER 2

1.

BOT1201 Basic Ecology

30

30

45

3

2.

BOT1202 Basic Genetics

15

30

30

2

3.

BOT1203 Introduction to Plant Functions

20

20

30

2

 

TOTAL

 

 

 

7

YEAR 2, SEMESTER I

1.

BOT2101 Diversity and Evolution I: Fungi and Lichens

30

30

45

3

2.

BOT2102 Diversity and Evolution-II: Lower plants & Gymnosperms

30

30

45

3

3.

BOT2103 Diversity and Evolution- III: Higher Plants-Dicotyledons

30

30

45

3

4.

BOT2104 Diversity and Evolution-IV: Higher Plants-Monocotyledons

30

30

45

3

5.

ETB 2102 Herbarium Techniques and Botanic Gardens Management

30

30

45

3

 

TOTAL

 

 

 

15

YEAR 2, SEMESTER II

1.

BOT2201 Basic Bacteriology and Virology

30

30

45

3

2.

BOT2202 Plant - Water Relations and Mineral Nutrition

30

30

45

3

3.

BOT2203 Biostatistics

30

30

45

3

4

BOT 2204 Introductory crop improvement and plant genetic resources

30

30

45

3

5.

BCH2203 Molecular biology

30

30

45

3

 

TOTAL

 

 

 

15

 

RECESS TERM

 

 

 

 

 

BOT 2205 Field Attachment

0

300

75

5

YEAR 3, SEMESTER 1

1.

bot3101 Plant Biochemistry

30

30

45

3

2.

BOT3102 Energy Relations of Plant Communities

30

30

45

3

3.

BOT3103 Plant Biotechnology

30

30

45

3

4.

BOT3104 Weed Biology and Control

30

30

45

3

 

TOTAL

 

 

 

12

YEAR 3, SEMESTER II

1.

ZOO3207 Wildlife Ecology & Conservation

30

30

45

3

2.

BOT3202 Research Project Development & Implementation

15

90

60

4

 

ELECTIVES (Select at least TWO courses)

 

 

 

 

3.

BOT3203 Molecular Biology and Genetics*

45

30

60

4

4.

BOT3204 Natural Resources and Conservation Ecology*

45

30

60

4

5.

BOT3205 Soil Microbiology and Plant Pathology*

45

30

60

4

6.

BOT3206 Advanced Plant Taxonomy *

45

30

60

4

7.

BOT3207 Plant Physiology*

45

30

60

4

 

TOTAL

 

 

 

14

Grand total = 75CUs

Years: 
3