Biological Sciences

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS FOR AN UNDEGRADUATE DEGREE IN BIOCHEMISTRY

Required University Foundation Courses:


1. ENG 101 English Listening and Speaking Skills 3 cr
2. ENG 102 English Reading Skills 3 cr
3. ENG 105 Business English 3 cr
4.

MAT 101 Intermediate University Mathematics II

(Mandatory for Departmental Majors)
3 cr
5.

MAT 211 Probability & Statistics

(Mandatory for Departmental Majors)
3 cr
6. CIS 101 Fundamentals of Computer System         3 cr
7. Social Sciences I 3 cr
8. Social Sciences II 3 cr
9. Humanities I 3 cr
10. Humanities II 3 cr
11.

BIO 102 & 102T Biology & Society Lecture and Tutorial

Natural Science I (Mandatory for Departmental Majors)
4 cr
12.

PHY 101 University Physics Lecture and Lab

Natural Science II (Mandatory for Departmental Majors)
4 cr
Total Foundation Credits Required 38 cr.

Required Biochemistry Major Courses:


1. BIO 103 Biochemistry I 3 cr
2. BIO 104 Biochemistry II  3 cr
3. BIO 106 Introductory Chemistry I Lecture and Lab 4 cr
4.

BIO 107 Introductory Chemistry II Lecture and Lab

4 cr
5.

BIO 201 Organic Chem I

3 cr
6. BIO 202 Organic Chem II         3 cr
7. BIO 203 Cell Biology I 3 cr
8. BIO 204 Cell Biology II 3 cr
9. BIO 205 Biochemistry Laboratory 3 cr
10. BIO 206 Organic Chemistry Laboratory 3 cr
11.

BIO 207 Genetics

3 cr
12. BIO 208 Microbiology 3 cr
13. BIO 209 Immunology 3 cr
14. BIO 210 Departmental Seminar Series in Biotechnology, Health and Development 1 cr
15. BIO 211 Enzymology 3 cr
16. BIO 301 Experimental Design, Research Methods and Biostatistics 3 cr
17. BIO 302 Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics           3 cr
18. BIO 303 Molecular Biology 3 cr
19. BIO 304 Molecular Biology Laboratory 3 cr
20. BIO 305 Molecular Biology of Diseases 3 cr
21. BIO 306 Concepts in Biotechnology 3 cr
22. BIO 307 Genetic Engineering 3 cr
23. BIO 401 Readings in Biochemistry 3 cr
24. BIO 402 Student Symposium in Biochemistry 3 cr
25. BIO 403A or 403B Culture of Animal Cells or Culture of Plant Cells: Techniques in Tissue Culture (Lab) OR BIO 452 Internship in Biochemistry           3 cr
Total Core Credits Required 75 cr

Contact Us

School of Life Sciences
Independent University, Bangladesh
Academic Block (8th Floor)
Room: 10002
Plot 16 Block B
Aftabuddin Ahmed Road
Bashundhara R/A
Dhaka- 1229

Rita Yusuf, Ph.D
Dean
School of Life Sciences
Room: 10002
ritayusuf@iub.edu.bd
Tel: 8431645-52, 8432065-76 (ext-2600)

Nazratun Choudhury
R&D Officer
School of Life Sciences
Room: 10002
nazratunofficial@gmail.com
Tel: 8431645-52, 8432065-76 (ext-2611)