B.Sc Honors in Zoology

B.Sc Honors in Zoology

The program in Zoology includes diverse and interdisciplinary subjects taught in departments of Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Environmental Sciences, Toxicology and fisheries. The program of study at Kinnaird seeks to equip students with knowledge of Ornithology (study of Birds), Herpetology and Mammalogy. It also seeks to facilitate an understanding of animal biodiversity, conservation and teach students the zoological techniques required in fields such as Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering. Graduates from the department are well prepared for higher studies in Zoology or related disciplines, for work in schools and colleges as teachers, in diagnostic laboratories or in research centers in zoological gardens as Biodiversity Conservationists.

Admission Requirement

  • F.Sc Part-I (Pre Medical) with minimum 55% marks OR A-level in three main subjects (no subsidiary) with minimum Grade C with Equivalence Certificate OR Grade 12 with minimum Grade C with Equivalence Certificate.
  • Candidates must appear for an Interview.

Degree Requirements for B.Sc Honors in Zoology 4 years program

To receive B.Sc Honors in Zoology degree, a student must complete a total of 137 credit hours with a minimum CGPA of 2.50.

Road Map

Sr. No. Course Type Course Title Cr. Hrs.
Semester I
1 Major Principles of Animal Life 4
2 Core English – I 3
3 Core Islamic Studies / Core Ethics 2
4 General Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry 4
5 General Plant Diversity and its Application – I 4
Total 17
Semester II
1 Major Invertebrate Diversity 4
2 Core English – II 3
3 Core Pakistan Studies 2
4 General Introduction to Organic Chemistry 4
5 General Plant Diversity and its Application – II 4
Total 17
Semester III
1 Major Animals Forms & Functions 4
2 Core English – III 3
3 Core Mathematics 3
4 General Introduction to Physical Chemistry 4
5 General Plant Physiology & Ecology 4
Total 18
Semester IV
1 Major Environmental Biology 3
2 Major Cell Biology 4
3 Major Mammalogy, Ornithology & Herpatology 4
4 Major Carbohydrate, Lipid & Vitamin 4
5 Core Introduction to Computers 3
Total 18
Semester V
1 Major Molecular Biology 4
2 Major Developmental Biology 4
3 Major Human Physiology 4
4 Major Proteins and Nucleic Acids 4
5 Major Vertebrate Diversity 2
Total 18
Semester VI
1 Major Essentials of Genetics 4
2 Major Biodiversity and Wild Life Conservation 4
3 Major Microbiology 4
4 Major Research Methodology 3
5 Major Human and Animal Behavior 3
Total 18
Semester VII
1 Major Toxicology 4
2 Major Zoogeography and Paleontology 4
3 Major Evolution & Taxonomy 3
4 Major Animal Biotechnology 4
5 Major Data Analysis & Report Writing 3
Total 18
Semester VII
1 Major Bioinformatics 4
2 Major Internship 3
3 Major Research Report 6
Total

13

Core 19
Major 94
General 24
Total Hrs 137

Active Citizenship Program

Active Citizenship program offered by Kinnaird College in collaboration with British Council and HEC is a social leadership training program that promotes intercultural dialogue and community-led social development. It is a mandatory requirement for the completion of undergraduate degree and based on two semesters. All students will study the theoretical portion through different activities starting in their 3rd semester. They will plan their social action projects in 4th semester and implement it in the field

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