BS in Biotechnology

The Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology program at Abasyn University provides students with in-depth concepts about the biotechnology and its related fields. The unique features of the program is that it provides a good level of education in computational technology to make student enable to use computer during their work. The main objective of the program is to prepare students for job at the critical industries such as hospitals, bio-medical industries. In addition, the curriculum provides students with core knowledge and set of skills taht cover all basic sciences, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. Graduates of the BS in Biotechnology are trained in such a way that they get all pre-requisite knowledge which is necessary for master and PhD programs.
Therefore, graduates of this program will be able to continue with a successful graduate programs in Biotechnology and related disciplines (forexample Microbiology,


The following are the main objective of the program:
  • To provide students with skills of biotechnology.
  • To combine lab work with theory through highly sophisticated laboratories at the campus.
  • To train students for successful entry into professional life in the field of Biotechnology and related disciplines.
  • To develop students written and verbal competencies in language to enable them to communicate their experimental work effectively.
Course CodeCourse NameCredit HoursPre Req.
SS103English-I (Comprehension)3+0None
SS108Islamic Studies or Ethics for non-Muslim2+0None
MT100Basic Mathematics3+0None
BT101Introduction to Biotechnology-I3+0None
BT103General Physiology2+1None
CS100Introduction to Computing3+0None
Course CodeCourse NameCredit HoursPre Req.
SS124English-II (Communication Skills)3+0SS103
BT105Cell biology2+1None
BT106Ecology, Biodiversity and Evolution3+0BT101
SS118Pakistan Study2+0None
CS180Computer Applications in Health Sciences3+0CS100
Course CodeCourse NameCredit HoursPre Req.
SS211English-III (Technical Report writing)3+0SS124
BT201Organic Chemistry2+1None
SS216Introduction to Sociology3+0None
BT203Fundamental of Microbiology2+1None
BT206Classical Genetics3+0None
CS185Internet Concepts and Online Systems3+0CS100
Course CodeCourse NameCredit HoursPre Req.
BT208Molecular Biology2+1BT105
BT213Inorganic Chemistry2+1None
MT301Statistics and Probability3+0None
Course CodeCourse NameCredit HoursPre Req.
BT493Industrial Training/Internship0+2None
BT452Molecular Mechanism of Antimicrobial Drugs-12+1
BT456Clinical Bacteriology2+1
BT455Medical Virology2+1
BT463Clinical Hematology in Microbial disease2+1
BT466Clinical Mycology2+1
BT470Biosafety and Risk Management3+0
BT472Environment Biotechnology2+1
BT481Hospital Waste managements3+0
BT482Radio Biology3+0
Course CodeCourse NameCredit HoursPre Req.
BT310Microbial Biotechnology2+1BT101
BT312Environmental Biotechnology2+1None
BT314Industrial Biotechnology3+0None
BT319Introduction to Cell and Tissue Culture2+1BT208
BT315Genetic Resources and Conservation3+0BT206
Course CodeCourse NameCredit HoursPre Req.
BT322Agriculture Biotechnology2+1None
BT328Genomics and Proteomics2+1BT317
BT329Health Biotechnology3+0None
BT320Principal of Biochemical Engineering2+1None
Course CodeCourse NameCredit HoursPre Req.
SS401Research Methodology and Professional Ethics3+0SS203
BT413Analytical chemistry and instrumentation2+1BT213
BT4xxElective - I3+0None
BT4xxElective - II3+0None
Course CodeCourse NameCredit HoursPre Req.
BT424Food Biotechnology3+0None
BT425Bioethics and Biosafety3+0None
BT4xxElective -III3+0None
BT4xxElective -IV3+0None