Programs Offered

PROGRAMS OFFERED IN DEPARTMENT OF MICROBIOLOGY, KUST.

 

BS MICROBIOLOGY (4 YEARS) COURSE CONTENTS

 

BS SEMESTER – I

S. No

Course Code

Course Title

Pre-Requisite

Credit Hours

1

ENG-101

English-I (Multidisciplinary)

 

3+0

2

BTGE-107

Biochemistry-1 (Defined Minor)

 

3+1

3

BM-101

Bio-Mathematics (Defined Minor)

 

3+0

4

MIC-101

Fundamental of Microbiology (Major)

 

2+1

5

RS-101

Islamic Studies (Multidisciplinary)

 

2+0

BS SEMESTER – II

6

ENG-123

English II (Multidisciplinary)

 

3+0

7

PS-101

Pak. Studies (Multidisciplinary)

 

2+0

8

BTGE-113

Biochemistry – II (Defined Minor)

 

3+1

9

MIC-102

Microbial Taxonomy (Major)

 

2+1

10

MIC-103

Fundamental of Genetics (Major)

 

2+1

BS SEMESTER – III

11

BS-101

Elements of Biostatistics (Defined Minor)

 

3+0

12

MIC-201

Parasitology (Major)

 

2+1

13

MIC-202

Immunology –I (Major)

 

2+1

14

MIC-203

Microbial Ecology (Major)

 

2+1

15

MIC-204

Microbial Anatomy and Physiology (Major)

 

2+1

16

CS-101

Introduction to Computer (Multidisciplinary)

 

2+1

BS SEMESTER – IV

17

MIC-215

Food Microbiology (Major)

 

2+1

18

MIC-216

Mycology (Major)

 

2+1

19

MIC-217

Immunology-II (Major)

 

3+1

20

MIC-218

Molecular Biology (Major)

 

3+1

21

MIC-219

Medical Microbiology (Major)

 

3+1

BS SEMESTER – V

22

MIC-301

Cell and Tissue Culture (Major)

 

2+1

23

MIC-302

Principals of Virology (Major)

 

3+0

24

MIC-313

Marine and Fresh Water Microbiology (Major)

 

3+1

25

MIC-314

Industrial Microbiology (Major)

 

3+1

26

MIC-325

Bacterial Genetics (Major)

 

3+1

BS SEMESTER – VI

27

MIC-316

Soil Microbiology (Major)

 

2+1

28

MIC-317

Environmental Biotechnology and  Public Health (Major)

 

2+1

29

MIC-318

Fermentation Technology (Major)

 

2+1

30

MIC-339

Introduction to Bioinformatics (Major)

 

2+2

31

MIC-310

Enzymology (Major)

 

2+1

BS SEMESTER – VII

32

MIC-401

Research Methodology (Major)

 

3+0

33

MIC-402

Antimicrobial Antiviral Agents (Major)

 

2+1

34

MIC-423

Infectious Disease Diagnostics (Major)

 

2+1

35

MIC-424

Plant Microbiology (Major)

 

2+1

36

MIC-445

Genetics Engineering (Major)

 

3+0

BS SEMESTER – VIII

37

MIC-406

Veterinary Microbiology and Animal Health (Major)

 

2+1

38

MIC-437

Microbial Pathogenesis (Major)

 

2+1

39

MIC-418

Internship/Mini Research Project

 

06

40

MIC-419

Seminars

 

1+0

41

 

Optional Papers-I

 

2+1

42

 

Optional Paper- II

 

3+0

BS OPTIONAL PAPERS

S. No

Course Code

Course Title

Pre-Requisite

Credit Hours

  1.  

MIC-420

Diagnostic Chemistry for Microbial Diseases

 

2+1

  1.  

MIC-421

Molecular Genetics of Yeast

 

2+1

  1.  

MIC-422

Molecular Mechanisms of Antimicrobial Drugs

 

2+1

  1.  

MIC-425

Medical Virology

 

2+1

  1.  

MIC-426

Plasmids, Episomes and Insertion Sequences

 

2+1

  1.  

MIC-427

Bacteriocins

 

2+1

  1.  

MIC-428

Clinical Hematology in Microbial Diseases

 

2+1

  1.  

MIC-429

Clinical Mycology

 

2+1

  1.  

MIC-430

Biosafety and Risk Management

 

3+0

  1.  

MIC-431

Environment Biotechnology

 

2+1

  1.  

MIC-432

Epidemiology

 

3+0

  1.  

MIC-434

Clinical Bacteriology

 

2+1

M.PHIL MICROBIOLOGY (2 YEARS) COURSE CONTENTS

FIRST YEAR

COMPULSORY SUBJECTS

S. No

Course Code

Subjects

Credit Hours

1

MIC-501

Genomics and Proteomics

3+0

2

MIC-502

Instrumentation and Analytical Techniques

3+0

3

MIC-503

Lab- I

1+0

4

MIC-504

Lab-II

1+0

5.

PLS-461

Logic (Philosophy of Science)

3+0

HEALTH AND MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY:

OPTIONAL SUBJECTS

S. No

Course Code

Subjects

Credit Hours

6

MIC-505

Molecular Pathogenesis

3+0

7

MIC-506

Molecular Cancer Immunology

3+0

8

MIC-507

Molecular Virology 

3+0

9

MIC-508

Epidemiology: Analytical and Expedited Approaches

3+0

10

MIC-509

Molecular Mechanism of Antimicrobial Drugs

3+0

11

MIC-510

Advanced Molecular diagnostics

3+0

M.PHIL MICROBIOLOGY (2 YEARS) COURSE CONTENTS

AGRICULTURE MICROBIOLOGY:

OPTIONAL SUBJECTS

S. No

Course Code

Subjects

Credit Hours

12

MIC-511

Pathogens of Plant Viral Diseases

2+0

13

MIC-512

Pathogens of Plant Bacterial Diseases

2+0

14

MIC-513

Pathogens of Plant Fungal Diseases

2+0

15

MIC-514

Microbiology of Soil and Bioremediation 

3+0

16

MIC-515

Advance Veterinary Microbiology

3+0

17

MIC-516

Microbial Techniques in Horticulture

3+0

INDUSTRY:

OPTIONAL SUBJECTS

S. No

Course Code

Subjects

Credit Hours

18

MIC-517

Fermentation & its Industrial Application

3+0

19

MIC-518

Microbial Strain Development

2+0

20

MIC-519

Microbial enzyme Technology 

3+0

21

MIC-520

Vaccine Development

2+0

22

MIC-521

Biopolymers & Microbial Pharmaceutics

3+0

23

MIC-522

Microbial Pollution

2+0

M.PHIL MICROBIOLOGY (2 YEARS) COURSE CONTENTS

FOOD AND DAIRY MICROBIOLOGY:

OPTIONAL SUBJECTS

S. No

Course Code

Subjects

Credit Hours

24

MIC-523

Advances in Diary Microbiology

3+0

25

MIC-524

Food Borne Diseases

2+0

26

MIC-525

Current Advances in Food Preservation and Packaging

3+0

27

MIC-526

Microbial Diseases in Poultry

2+0

28

MIC-527

Microbial Pathogens of Aquatic Edible Foods

3+0

29

MIC-528

Innovations in Microbial Fermentation Technology

2+0

SECOND YEAR

COMPULSORY SUBJECTS

S. No

Course Code

Subjects

Credit Hours

30

MIC-601

Seminar

1+0

31

MIC-602

Research

6

 

PhD MICROBIOLOGY (3 YEARS) COURSE CONTENTS

FIRST YEAR

I & II SEMESTER

S. No

Course Code

Subjects

Credit Hours

1

MIC-701

Biochemical Engineering

3+0

2

MIC-702

Nano-biotechnology

3+0

3

MIC-703

Advanced Microbial Genetics

3+0

4

MIC-704

Molecular Immunology

3+0

5

MIC-705

Molecular Biology of Eukaryotes

3+0

6

MIC-706

Microbial physiology: A molecular approach

3+0

7

MIC-707

Bacterial Pathogenesis

3+0

8

MIC-708

Tumor Immunology

3+0

9

MIC-709

Microbial Techniques in Agriculture

3+0

10

MIC-710

Applied Microbiological Techniques in Food 

3+0

11

MIC-711

Research & Thesis

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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