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FOUR YEAR DEGREE PROGRAMME IN BIOCHEMISTRY

YEAR ONE: FIRST SEMESTER

 Course Code Course Title Units

 Required Ancillary Courses

 BIO 101 General Biology I (3)

 CHM 101 General Chemistry I (3)

 CHM 171 General Practical Chemistry I (1)

 MTH 101 General Mathematics I (3)

 PHY 101 General Physics I (3)

 PHY 105 General Physics Laboratory I (1)

General Studies Courses

 GST 111 Communication in English I (2)

 GST 113 Nigerian People and Culture (2)

 GST 125 Introduction to Entrepreneurship Studies I (2)

 GST 123 Communication in French (2)

 GST 121 Use of Library, Study Skill and Information Technology (2)

 Total (24)

YEAR ONE: SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title Units

Required Ancillary Courses

 BIO 102 General Biology II (3)

 BIO 172 General Biology Practical (1)

 CHM 102 General Chemistry II (3)

 CHM 122 Organic Chemistry I (1)

 CHM 172 General Practical Chemistry II (1)

 MTH 102 General Mathematics II (3)

 PHY 102 General Physics II (3)

 PHY 106 General Physics Laboratory II (1)

General Studies Courses

 GST 104 Fundamental Philosophy (1)

 GST 112 Logic, Philosophy and Human Existence (2)

 GST 122 Communication in English II (2)

 GST 142 Communication in German (1)

 GST 162 Introduction to Social Science (2)

 Total (24)

                                             

YEAR TWO: FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title Units

Core Courses

BCH 201 General Biochemistry I (3) 

Required Ancillary Courses

 BIO 211 Introduction to Genetics (2)

 CHM 231 Physical Chemistry I (2)

 CHM 221 Organic Chemistry II (2)

 CHM 271 Practical Chemistry I (1)

 CSC 211 Computer Programming I (with Pascal) (3)

 MCB 211 General Microbiology (3)

 General Studies Courses

 GST 211 Fundamental Theology (1)

 GST 215 Introduction to Entrepreneurship Studies II (2)

 Total (19)


YEAR TWO: SECOND SEMESTER

 Course Code Course Title Units

 Core Courses

 BCH 202 General Biochemistry II (3)

 BCH 204 Functional Biochemistry (2)

 BCH 224 Membrane Biochemistry (1)

 BCH 228 Bioenergetics (1)

 Required Ancillary Courses

 CHM 212 Inorganic Chemistry I (2)

 CHM 272 Practical Chemistry II (1)

 BIO 272 Biological Techniques (2)

 CSC 104 Introduction to Computer Science (2)

 STA 212 Statistics for Biological Sciences (3)

 General Studies Courses

 GST 222 Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution (2)

 GST 224 Fundamental Ethics (1)

 Total (20)


YEAR THREE: FIRST SEMESTER

 Course Code Course Title Units

 Core Courses

 BCH 311 Metabolism of Carbohydrate (2)

 BCH 313 Metabolism of Lipids (2)

 BCH 315 Metabolism of Amino Acid & Proteins (2)

 BCH 317 Metabolism of Nucleic Acid (2)

 BCH 361 Techniques in Biochemistry & Mol. Biology (2)

 BCH 363 General Biochemistry Laboratory I (1)

 BCH 371 Introduction to Enzymology (3)

Required Ancillary Courses

 CHM 321 Organic Chemistry III (2)

 CHM 331 Physical Chemistry II (2)

 MCB 333 Microbial Physiology & Metabolism (3)

 Total (21)

YEAR THREE: SECOND SEMESTER

 Course Code Course Title Units

 BCH 382 Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) (15)

 Total (15)

 

YEAR FOUR: FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title Units

 Core Courses

 BCH 411 Biosynthesis of Macromolecules (2)

 BCH 415 Metabolic Regulations (2)

 BCH 431 Industrial Biochemistry (3)

 BCH 441 Tissue Biochemistry (2)

 BCH 443 Plant Biochemistry (2)

 BCH 451 Pharmacological Biochemistry (2)

 BCH 433 Food and Nutritional Biochemistry (2)

 BCH 461 Biochemical Reasoning (1)

 BCH 481 Special Topics/Seminar in Biochemistry (2)

 BCH 453 Immunochemistry (2)

 Total (20)

YEAR FOUR: SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code Course Title Units

Core Courses

 BCH 472 Advanced Enzymology (2)

 BCH 462 Advanced Biochemical Methods (2)

 BCH 474 Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering (3)

 BCH 464 Intro. to Biochem. Lit. and Phil. of Science (2)

 BCH 454 Bioinorganic Chemistry (2)

 BCH 492 Research Project (6)

Electives (a minimum of 2 credit units can be selected)

 BCH 432 Biochemical Toxicology (2)

 BCH 476 Medicinal Chemistry (2)

 Total (19)


INSTRUCTION TO DIRECT ENTRY STUDENTS

Students who gained admission directly into Year Two (200 Level) shall ensure that they register and pass the following General Studies Courses in addition to all the courses listed above from 200 level before graduation.

FIRST SEMESTER (DIRECT ENTRY CANDIDATES)

Course Code Course Title Units

General Studies Courses

 GST 111 Communication in English I (2)

 GST 113 Nigerian People and Culture (2)

 GST 125 Introduction to Entrepreneurship Skills I (2)

 GST 123 Communication in French (2)

 GST 121 Use of Library, Study Skill and Information Technology (2)

 Total (10)

SECOND SEMESTER (DIRECT ENTRY CANDIDATES)

S/N Course Code Course Title Units

General Studies Courses

 GST 112 Logic, Philosophy and Human Existence (2)

 GST 122 Communication in English II (2)

 GST 162 Introduction to Social Science (2)

 GST 104 Fundamental Philosophy (1)

 GST 142 Communication in German (1)

 Total (8)


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