VERITAS UNIVERSITY ABUJA

Biological Sciences

 

Program Curriculum

Applied Microbiology

YEAR I (100 LEVEL)

First Semester

S/NO. COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
1 GES 1011 Communication in English I 2
2 GES 1021 History and Philosophy of Science 2
3 GES 1031 Nigeria Peoples and Culture 2
4 GES 1041 Use of Library, Study Skills and ICT 2
5 BIO 1111 General Biology I 3
6 BIO 1121 Biological/Laboratory Techniques 2
7 CHM 1111 General Chemistry I 2
8 CHM 1121 General Chemistry Practical I 1
9 PHY 1111 General Physics I 2
10 PHY 1121 Experimental Physics I 1
11 MTH 111 General Mathematics I 3
                          TOTAL 22

Second Semester

S/NO. COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
1 GES 1011 Communication in English II 2
2 GES 1022 Logic, Philosophy & Human Existence 2
3 GES 1032 Communication in French 2
4 GES 1042 Community Service 1
5 BIO 1112 General Biology II 3
6 CHM 1112 General Chemistry II                                                                                             2
7 CHM 1122 General Chemistry Practical II 1
8 PHY 1112 General Physics II 2
9 PHY 1122 Experimental  Physics II 1
10 MTH 1112 General Mathematics II 3
11 THG 1712 Introduction to Church History 2
12 MTH 1212 Basic Statistics for Sciences 2
                          TOTAL 23

YEAR 2 (200-LEVEL)

First Semester

S/NO. COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
1 GES 2011 Peace and Conflict resolution 2
2 GES 2021 Entrepreneurship & Innovation (Theory & practice) 2
3 THG 2711 Spiritual Theology & Catechesis 2
4 BIO 2111 General Genetics I 2
5 BIO 2121 Biometrics 2
6 BIO 2131 General Physiology 2
7 BIO 2141 Biological Classification & Taxonomy I 2
8 BCH 2111 General Biochemistry 2
9 BOT 2511 Morphology of Flowering Plants 2
10 MCB 2221 Microbiological Techniques 2
11 MCB 2231 Introductory Microbiology 2
12 ZOO 2311 Invertebrate Zoology 2
                          Total       

24

Second Semester

S/NO. COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
1 EDC 2012 Business Creation & Growth 2
2 GES 2022 Application of Computer 2
3 BIO 2112 Introduction to Ecology 2
4 BIO 2132 Developmental Cell Biology I 3
5 BOT 2512 Biology of Seed and Seedless Plants 3
6 MCB 2222 Mycology 2
7 MCB 2232 General Microbiology 2
8 PHS 2612 Introduction to Public & Community Health 2
9 THG 2722 Social Teachings of the Church 2
10 ZEB 2412 The Chordates 2
11 ZEB 2422 Introduction to Parasitology 2
    Total 22

 

YEAR 3 (300-LEVEL)

First Semester

S/NO. COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
1 BIO 3111 Molecular Genetics & Biotechnology  3
2 BIO 3121 Field Course 1
3 BIO 3131 Developmental Cell Biology II 2
4 MCB 3221 Pathogenic Bacteriology 3
5 MCB 3231 Environmental Microbiology 3
6 MCB 3241 Virology 3
7 MCB 3251 Soil Microbiology 3
8 MCB 3261 Microbial Physiology & Metabolism 3
       
    Total 24

Second Semester

S/NO. COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
1 BIO 3002 Students Industrial’Work Experience (S1WES) Students to proceed on six months
(6 months) IT
6

YEAR 4 (400-LEVEL)

First Semester

S/NO. COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
1 BIO 4111 Research Methodology 2
2 BIO 4121 Seminar Topic 1
3 BIO 4131 Principles of Epidemiology and Public Health 3
4 BCH 4111 Enzymology 3
5 MCB 4211 Industrial Microbiology II 3
6 MCB 4221 Analytical Microbiology and Quality Control 2
7 MCB 4231 Agricultural Microbiology 2
8 MCB 4241 Bioremediation 2
9 MCB 4251 Petroleum Microbiology 2
    Total 20

Second Semester

S/NO. COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
1 BIO 4112 Immunology and Immunochemistry 3
2   BIO 4122 Research Project 6
3 MCB 4222 Microbial Genetics 3
4 MCB 4232 Pharmaceutical Microbiology 3
5 MCB 4242 Food and Dairy Microbiology 3
6 MCB 4252 Microbial Ecology 2
    Total 20