BUK Home Department Faculty Course Details Undergraduate Programmes

 

Course Structure for Levels I, II, III &IV


 
LEVEL I :  

All Level I Students in the Department are required to register for the following courses:
 
BIO 1201 General Biology I 2 Credits
BIO 1202 General Biology II 2 Credits
BIO 1203 General Biology III 2 Credits
BIO 1204 General Biology IV 2 Credits
MTH 1301 Elementary Maths I 3 Credits
MTH 1303 Elementary Maths III 3 Credits
CHM 1230 Inorganic Chemistry 2 Credits
CHM 1240 Organic Chemistry 2 Credits
CHM 1250 Physical Chemistry 2 Credits
CHM1270 Practical Chemistry 2 Credits
GSP1201 Study Skills 2 Credits
 

SUB-TOTAL   

24 Credits

The remaining 8 credits to be taken from any of the following subjects: Geography, Mathematics and Physics. Note: Microbiology students are required to register for Physics courses.
Total Registrable Credits = 32 Credits

 
 
LEVEL II:  

Core Courses  
BIO 2201 Genetics I 2 Credits
BIO 2202 Introductory Ecology 2 Credits
BIO 2203 General Physiology 2 Credits
BIO 2204 Biological Techniques 2 Credits
BIO 2205 Introductory to Cell  Biology 2 Credits
BIO 2206 Biostatistics 2 Credits
BOT 2202 Seedless Plants 2 Credits
BOT 2203 Seed Plants 2 Credits
MCB 2201 General Microbiology  I 2 Credits
ZOO 2202 Chordata 2 Credits
ZOO 2301 Invertebrata 3 Credits
CHM 2240 Organic Chemistry 2 Credits
BCH 2301 Biochemistry I 3 Credits
GSP 2202 Nigerian Government and Economy 2 Credits
GSP 2201 Foundation of Nigerian Culture 2 Credits
CSC 2201 Introduction to Computer 2 Credits
     

Electives (Only for Direct Entry students)  
BCH  2302 Biochemistry II 3 Credits
MCB  2202 General Microbiology  II 2 Credits
     
 

TOTAL     

32 Credits
     

Courses recomended for Education Students  
BIO 2201* Genetics I 2 Credits
BIO 2202 Introductory Ecology 2 Credits
BIO 2203 General Physiology 2 Credits
BIO 2205 Introductory to Cell  Biology 2 Credits
BOT 2202* Seedless Plants 2 Credits
BOT 2203 Seed Plants 2 Credits
MCB 2301 General Microbiology  I 3 Credits
ZOO 2202* Chordata 2 Credits
ZOO 2301 Invertebrata 3 Credits
     
*Compulsory Courses  

 
LEVEL III: 

Core Courses  
BIO 3102 Field Course I 1 Credit
BIO 3301 Genetics II 3 Credits
BIO 3309 Introductory Nematology 3 Credits
BIO 3399 Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) 3 Credits
BOT 3301 Plant Taxonomy 2 Credits
BOT 3302 Comparative Anatomy of Plants 3 Credits
BOT 3303 Plant Physiology 3 Credits
BOT 3304 Plant Ecology 3 Credits
BOT 3305 Mycology 3 Credits
BOT 3306 Phycology 3 Credits
ZOO 3305 Basic Entomology 3 Credits
 

     

 

Elective Courses  
BIO  3205 Molecular Biology 2 Credits
ZOO 3301 Protozoology 3 Credits
 

TOTAL   

30 Credits
     

Courses recomended for Education Students  
BIO 3205 Molecular Biology 3 Credits
BIO 3301 Genetics II 3 Credits
BIO 3306 General Physiology II 3 Credits
BIO 3307 Biosystematics 3 Credits
ZOO 3301* Protozoology 3 Credits
ZOO 3302* Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy 3 Credits
     
*Compulsory Courses  

 
 
LEVEL IV: 

Core Courses
BIO  4201 Review Essay 2 Credits
BIO  4213 Field Course II

2 Credits

BIO  4302 Cytogenetics 3 Credits
BIO  4307 Hydrobiology 3 Credits
BIO  4313 Soil Ecology 3 Credits
BOT 4202 Economic Botany 2 Credits
BOT 4203 Nigerian Vegetation 2 Credits
BOT 4207 Plant Reproduction 2 Credits
BOT 4306 Plant Pathology 3 Credits
BOT 4699 Project 6 Credits
ZOO 4202 Applied Entomology 2 Credits
     

Elective Courses  
BIO 4301 Population Genetics 3 Credits
 

TOTAL    

30 Credits
     

Courses recomended for Education Students  
BIO 4307 Hydrobiology 3 Credits
BIO 4308* Fisheries and Aquaculture 3 Credits
BOT 4303* Nigerian  Vegetation 3 Credits
ZOO 4313* Parasitology 3 Credits
     
*Compulsory Courses