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    B.Sc. Microbiology


    ACADEMIC CURRICULLUM
    100L First Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. PHY111 General Physics I 2 Core
    2. PHY121 Experimental Physics I 1 Core
    3. MTH111 ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS 1 3 Core
    4. BIO111 General Biology I 3 Core
    5. BIO121 First Year Practical Biology I 1 Core
    6. CHM101 Introduction to General Chemistry 2 Core
    7. CHM111 Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry 2 Core
    8. CHM161 First Year Practical Chemistry I 1 Core
    9. GST111 Communication in English I 2 Core
    10. GST121 Nigerian Peoples, Culture and Anti-Cultism/Social Vices 2 Core
    11. GST131 Introduction to Computer Studies 2 Core
             

    100L Second Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. MCB112 Introduction to Microbiology 2 Core
    2. BIO112 General Biology II 3 Core
    3. PHY112 General Physics II 2 Core
    4. BIO122 First Year Practical Biology II 1 Core
    5. PHY122 Experimental Physics II 1 Core
    6. MTH112 Elementary Mathematics III 3 Core
    7. CHM122 Introduction to Physical Chemistry 2 Core
    8. CHM132 Introduction to Organic Chemistry 2 Core
    9. CHM162 First Year Practical Chemistry II 1 Core
    10. GST112 Communication in English II 2 Core
    11. GST122 Use Of Library, Study Skills & Information Communication Technology 2 Core
    12. GST132 Logic, Philosophy and Human Existence 2 Core
             

    200L First Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. MCB211 General Microbiology I 3 Core
    2. MCB221 Principles of Sterilization, Disinfection and Chemotherapy 2 Core
    3. ZOO211 Lower Invertebrates 2 Core
    4. CHM211 Inorganic Chemistry II 2 Core
    5. BIO211 Genetics I 2 Core
    6. BCH201 General Biochemistry I 3 Core
    7. GST211 History and Philosophy of Science 2 Core
    8. GST221 Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 2 Core
    9. BOT211 Seedless Plants 2 Elective
    10. BIO221 Generaly Physiology I 2 Elective
    11. BIO231 Cell Biology and Histology I 2 Elective
             


    200L Second Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. GST212 Introduction to Entrepreneurial Studies 2 Core
    2. BIO212 Introduction to Ecology 2 Core
    3. BIO232 Biostatistics I 2 Core
    4. CHM242 Analytical Chemistry 2 Core
    5. MCB232 Microbial Control Process 2 Core
    6. MCB222 General Microbiology II 3 Core
    7. ZOO212 Coelomate Invertebrates II 2 Core
    8. BCH202 General Biochemistry II 3 Core
    9. GST222 Communication in French 2 Core/Optional
    10. GST232 Communication in Arabic 2 Core/Optional
    11. ZOO232 Man and the Environment 2 Elective
    12. BIO242 General Physiology II 2 Elective
    13. BOT212 Seed Plants 2 Elective
             

    300L First Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. MCB311 Virology 2 Core
    2. MCB321 Immunology and Immunochemistry 2 Core
    3. MCB331 Bacteriology 2 Core
    4. MCB341 Microbial Genetics 2 Core
    5. MCB351 Microbial Physiology and Metabolism 2 Core
    6. MCB371 Food Microbiology 2 Core
    7. BIO331 Field course I 1 Core
    8. BIO321 Biostatistics II 2 Core
    9. GST311 Introduction to Entrepreneurship Skills 2 Core
    10. BOT351 Mycology 2 Core
    11. ZOO331 Basic Entomology 2 Elective
    12. ZOO321 Comparative Animal Anatomy 3 Elective
    13. ZOO361 Principles of Environmental Impact Assessment 2 Elective
    14. ICH341 Water Treatment and Analysis 2 Elective
             

    300L Second Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. MCB312 Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) 6 Core
             

    400L First Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. MCB411 Petroleum Microbiology 2 Core
    2. MCB421 Environmental Microbiology 2 Core
    3. MCB431 Industrial Microbiology 2 Core
    4. MCB441 Pharmaceutical Microbiology 2 Core
    5. MCB451 Pathogenic Mycology 2 Core
    6. BIO431 Seminar and Scientific Writing 1 Core
    7. ZOO411 Parasitology 2 Core
    8. BIO441 Field Course II 2 Core
    9. CHM451 Applied Spectroscopy 2 Elective
    10. MCB461 Bacterial Diversity 2 Elective
    11. MCB471 Medical Microbiology 2 Elective
    12. MCB481 Aquatic Microbiology 2 Elective
    13. MCB491 Microbial Bioremediation 2 Elective
             

    400L Second Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. MCB422 Molecular Biology and Genetics Engineering 3 Core
    2. MCB432 Epidemiology and Public Health 2 Core
    3. MCB462 Analytical Microbiology and Quality Control 2 Core
    4. MCB412 Research Project 6 Core
    5. MCB442 Pathogenic Bacteriology 2 Core
    6. CHM482 Food Chemistry 2 Elective
    7. MCB452 Waste and waste Management 2 Elective
             


    COURSE DESCRIPTION OR SYNOPSIS
    BCH201 General Biochemistry I 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Water: structure and hydrophilic interactions amongst water molecules; The ionic product of water-pKw; acidity, alkalinity and the concept of pH; pH, the body buffer systems, and their effects on cellular activities; Chemistry, structures, and function

    BCH202 General Biochemistry II 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Introductory Enzymology: Michaelis-Menten equation and its derivation and modifications; the kinetic parameters- Km and Vmax and their significance for a given enzyme. Chemistry and structure of fatty acids and lipids. Chemistry, structure, nomenclature o

    BIO111 General Biology I 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Cell structure and organization, Functions of cellular organelles, Diversity of organisms, General reproduction. Inter relationships of organisms, Heredity and evolution, Elements of Ecology.

    BIO112 General Biology II 3 Credit Unit
    Description: A general survey of the plant and animal kingdoms based mainly on similarities and differences in anatomy, Physiology and Ecological adaptations.

    BIO121 First Year Practical Biology I 1 Credit Unit
    Description: Microscopy: Types of microscope, using the microscope, guidelines for making biological drawings, Morphology and classification of representative members of different classes of the kingdom monera, protista, fungi (mycota), animalia and plantae.

    BIO122 First Year Practical Biology II 1 Credit Unit
    Description: Reproductive systems of invertebrates and vertebrates, some aspects of reproduction in plants, plant tissues, plant organs, photosynthesis, growth and development in plants.

    BIO211 Genetics I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Hereditable and non-hereditable characteristics, Biological variations and mechanisms involved in inheritance. The probability factor in inheritance, Structural changes of genes, such as mutation and rearrangements, Numerical changes of genes; such as eup

    BIO212 Introduction to Ecology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Basic ecological concepts, Theories and principles of ecology, Energy flow, trophic levels and biogeochemical cycles in the ecosystem, Types of habitats and biomes, Interactions and interrelationships between organisms, Effects of man on his environment.

    BIO221 Generaly Physiology I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The chemistry of life, Organic compounds of biological importance: e.g. porphyrins, chlorophylls, cytochromes, haemoglobins carotenoids, xanthophylls, flavins, melanines, pteridines, anthocyanins, phosphagen, carbohydrates, lipids and fats and proteins, V

    BIO231 Cell Biology and Histology I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: History and present trends in cell Biology, The Cell Theory, The cell structure and functions, The cell cycle, Cell division (Mitosis and Meiosis), Cell differentiation and growth, the molecular basis of cell structure and development, Nucleic Acids and P

    BIO232 Biostatistics I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Sampling methods, Data collection, description, preparation and presentation, sources and types of data, Exploratory data analysis techniques, probability concepts, Sample distributions, Estimation of values, linear regression and correlation, Non-paramet

    BIO242 General Physiology II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Organ and TissueSystems among Plants and Animals.Digestive System, Respiratory System, Nervous System, Reproductive System and Excretory System.

    BIO321 Biostatistics II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Parametric Statistics, Correlation and Regression, Experimental designs, Analysis of variance (ANOVA), Tests of goodness of fit, Means separation, Applications of Statistics in Agricultural and Biological Research.

    BIO331 Field course I 1 Credit Unit
    Description: Sampling methods, Random, Transect and systematic sampling, Methods of collection of water samples for Physiochemical analysis Collection and preservation of plankton, benthos and periphytons, sampling methods for terrestrial and aquatic invertebrates and

    BIO431 Seminar and Scientific Writing 1 Credit Unit
    Description: Principles of aquatic biology with particular reference to limnology. The physical properties of water and their biological importance. Thermal stratification of lakes. Waves and current and their effects on substratum, dissolve oxygen, carbon dioxide sys

    BIO441 Field Course II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Students’ field trip to relevant sites of biological interest, and at the end to write a concise report of activities on such sites.

    BOT211 Seedless Plants 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The general characteristics of seedless plants and their classification into Bryophyta, Pteridophyta and Thallophyta, Morphology and Reproductive characteristics of representatives, Relationships and differences between classes and advancement of lower pl

    BOT212 Seed Plants 2 Credit Unit
    Description: General characteristics of spermatophytes, differences and similarities between gymnosperms and angiosperms, classification and characteristics of classes of gymnosperms and angiosperms

    BOT351 Mycology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: General features of fungi, fungal classification, growth and life cycles, The phycomycetes, Ascomycetes, Basidiomycetes and Deuteromycetes, Primary apical growth, intercalary growth, deformation growth and secondary growth, Fine structures of fungal cells

    CHM101 Introduction to General Chemistry 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Atoms, molecules and chemical reactions; Chemical equations and stoichiometry; Atomic structure and periodicity; Modern electronic theory of atoms; Valence forces and chemical bonding; Inter molecular forces; Kinetic theory and gas laws; Basic chemical Ki

    CHM111 Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Periodic table and periodicity of elements; Inorganic chemistry of hydrogen, the noble gases, groups 1,2 and 13-17 elements

    CHM122 Introduction to Physical Chemistry 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Units and measurements in physical chemistry; States of matter and change of state; Gases and their properties; Chemical equilibria; Thermochemistry; Chemical kinetics; The scope of thermodynamics; The first and second law of thermodynamics; Enthalpy, ent

    CHM132 Introduction to Organic Chemistry 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Historical survey of the development and importance of organic chemistry; Scope of organic chemistry; Determination of molecular formula and molecular structure; Electronic concepts (inductive effect, resonance, dipolemoments); Hybridization of the carbo

    CHM161 First Year Practical Chemistry I 1 Credit Unit
    Description: Theory and practice of volumetric/quantitative and inorganic qualitative analyses

    CHM162 First Year Practical Chemistry II 1 Credit Unit
    Description: Melting points and boiling points determination; Heats of solution and neutralization; Solubility and solubility curves; Organic purification methods; Reactions and qualitative analyses of organic functional groups

    CHM211 Inorganic Chemistry II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Definition and general characteristics of the transition elements; Chemistry of the d-block transition elements (1st, 2nd and 3rd rows); Magnetic properties and metal-metal bonds; Theories of transition metal complexes; Complexes of first row transition m

    CHM242 Analytical Chemistry 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Theory of errors; Statistical treatment of data; Theory of sampling; Systematic and random samples; Sample reduction; Classical methods of analysis including titrimetry and gravimetry; Physiochemical and optical methods of analysis; Separation methods; El

    CHM451 Applied Spectroscopy 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Quantum theory of rotation and vibration; Principles and applications of Microwave, IR, Raman, UV- visible, Mass and NMR spectroscopy to the determination and elucidation of structures of organic compounds; General introduction to electron spin resonance;

    CHM482 Food Chemistry 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Definition of food; Classification, structure, nomenclature, physical and chemical properties of proteins, carbohydrates and lipids. Extraction/isolation of starch, sugar and vegetable oils; Vitamins, additives, colouring, sweetening, flavour and aroma su

    GST111 Communication in English I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Effective communication and writing in English Language skills, writing of essay answers, Comprehension, sentence construction, outlines and paragraphs, collection and organization of materials, punctuation.

    GST112 Communication in English II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Logical presentation of papers, phonetics, instruction on lexis, art of public speaking and oral communication, figures of speech, precise, report writing.

    GST121 Nigerian Peoples, Culture and Anti-Cultism/Social Vices 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Nigerian history, culture and arts in pre-colonial times, Nigerian’s perception of his world, culture areas of Nigeria and their characterictics, evolution of Nigeria as a political unit, indigene/settler phenomenon, concepts of trade, economic self-relia

    GST122 Use Of Library, Study Skills & Information Communication Technology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Brief history of libraries, library and education, University libraries and other types of libraries, study skills (reference services). Types of library materials, using library resources including e-learning, e-material, etc, understanding library catal

    GST131 Introduction to Computer Studies 2 Credit Unit
    Description: History and development of Computer Technology. The why and how of computers. Computer types: Analogue, Digital, and Hybrid, Central preparation, Equipments: Keypunch, starter etc. Data Transmission, Nature, speed and error detection. Data capture and val

    GST132 Logic, Philosophy and Human Existence 2 Credit Unit
    Description: A brief survey of the main branches of Philosophy symbolic Local Special symbols in symbolic logic-conjunction, negation, affirmation, disjunction, equivalent and conditional statements law of tort. The method of deduction using rules of inference and bi-

    GST211 History and Philosophy of Science 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Man- his origin and nature, man and his cosmic environment, scientific methodology, science and technology in the society and service of man, renewable and on-renewable resources – man and his energy resources, environmental effects of chemical plastics,

    GST212 Introduction to Entrepreneurial Studies 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Introduction to entrepreneurship and new venture creation, Enterpreneurship in theory and practice; Forms of business, Staffing, Marketing and new venture; determining capital requirements, Raising capital; Financial planning and management; starting a ne

    GST221 Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Basic concepts in peace studies and conflict resolution, peace as vehicle of unity and development, conflict issues, types of conflict, e.g. ethnic/religious/political/economic conflicts, root causes of conflicts and violence in Africa, indigene/settler p

    GST222 Communication in French 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Introduction to French, French Alphabets and Sounds – Writing and Pronounciation, French Syllabus –Writing and Pronounciation, French Words – Writing and Pronunciation, Phrases, Simple Sentences and Pharagaraphs, Conjuction, dialogue Advance Study of Sent

    GST232 Communication in Arabic 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    GST311 Introduction to Entrepreneurship Skills 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Some of the ventures to be focused upon include the following: 1. Soap/Detergent, tooth brushes and tooth paste making 2. Photography 3. Brick, Nails, screws making 4. Dyeing/textile blocks paste making 5. Rope making 6. Plumbing 7. Vulcanizing 8.

    ICH341 Water Treatment and Analysis 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Sources of natural water and standard specifications for quality of water for different applications; Physical, chemical and biological characteristics of water and wastewater; Chemical processes for water treatment; Domestic wastewater treatment; Methods

    MCB112 Introduction to Microbiology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Historical Aspects of Microbiology, Scope of microbiology, Structure, ecology and reproduction of representative genera; Role of microorganisms in medicine, agriculture and industry, Sterilization and disinfection; cultivation of microorganisms; isolation

    MCB211 General Microbiology I 3 Credit Unit
    Description: General review of the nature and biology of Protozoa, fungi, bacteria and viruses; Genera characteristics of Microorganisms, growth, nutrition, biochemical activities and reproduction; Microbiology Methods and instrumentation; Sterilization and disinfect

    MCB221 Principles of Sterilization, Disinfection and Chemotherapy 2 Credit Unit
    Description: A review of methods used for sterilization and disinfections, Definition of terms, criteria and viability for sterilization and disinfection, Exponential kinetics, physical and chemical agents, inactivation of viruses, classification, disruption and the a

    MCB222 General Microbiology II 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Systemic Classification (taxonomy) of bacteria, fungi, protozoa and viruses, Physiology, ecology and laboratory identification of important species of microorganisms.

    MCB232 Microbial Control Process 2 Credit Unit
    Description: A review of methods used for sterilization and disinfection. Definitions, Physical antimicrobial processes e.g. dry heat, moist heat, radiation, filter, sterilization. Chemical control processes e.g. antiseptics, disinfectants and sterilants, Classificati

    MCB311 Virology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Essential features of viruses; General properties and classification of viruses, Bacteriophages, animal and plant viruses; Viral pathogenesis and host responses; Viral replication and infection modes, Tumor viruses; Viruses and genetic engineering, cell c

    MCB312 Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) 6 Credit Unit
    Description: Students are expected to have a practical exposure of 6 months in areas including the following: Medical Microbiology, Industrial Microbiology, Food Microbiology, Pharmaceutical Microbiology and Petroleum Microbiology.

    MCB321 Immunology and Immunochemistry 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Basic concepts in immunology, definitions of basic immunological terms such as antigen, antibody, hapten, immunogenicity etc, non-specific host defenses, overview of acquired immunity, development of immune system, biology of immune response, structure an

    MCB331 Bacteriology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: A detailed study of bacteria structure, classification systems for bacteria, Growth and Nutrition of bacteria, Cultural, morphological and biochemical characters of bacteria, Bacteria metabolism, Pure culture techniques, Cultivation of bacteria in batch a

    MCB341 Microbial Genetics 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Chemical and physical basis of heredity, structure of the genetic material, RNA structure, bacterial chromosome, mechanism and nature of variations, cordon, gene, genotype, phenotype, axons and introns, the genetic code, construction of genetic maps, repl

    MCB351 Microbial Physiology and Metabolism 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Microbial growth, Dynamics of growth and growth measurements, effects of physical factors on microbial growth e.g. pH, temperature, oxygen need and water etc. Microbial enzymes: classification, properties, mode of action, mode of production and regulation

    MCB371 Food Microbiology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Microbial flora of foods, physical and chemical factors affecting microbial growth on Foods, microbial spoilage of foods, microorganisms involved in processing local foods e.g. garri, akamuetc, food poisoning, food contamination and food borne diseases, f

    MCB411 Petroleum Microbiology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Biogenesis of fossil fuels with emphasis on the role of microorganisms, the use of microbes in petroleum prospecting, recovery and degradation, microbial corrosion of pipes and equipment, use of microorganisms in clean-up of oil spillage, methanogenesis

    MCB412 Research Project 6 Credit Unit
    Description: Each final year students is required to carry out an original research project under the supervision of an academic staff member. The findings of the research are presented by the student at a Departmental Seminar. A thesis (based on the project) is prepa

    MCB421 Environmental Microbiology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Air micro flora, techniques in microbiological analysis of air, control of microorganisms in air, air pollutants and their effect on environment, aquatic microbiology, distribution of microorganisms in an aquatic environment, the role and importance of aq

    MCB422 Molecular Biology and Genetics Engineering 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Overview of DNA replication review of gene expression (transcription, translation and regulation): principles of DNA technology, restriction enzymes, vectors and creation of DNA library, Microorganisms as tools –microbial enzymes, transformation, cloning

    MCB431 Industrial Microbiology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Application of microbiology in the fermentation industry, microorganisms of industrial importance and their characteristics, factors involved in choosing a raw material as an industrial medium, yeast biomass production at industrial level, technology of f

    MCB432 Epidemiology and Public Health 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Sources of infection and routes of transmission in the community, Epidemiology of diseases, Mode of disease transmission, Community health, hygiene and sanitation, Water and sewage sanitation, Safe community disease control and management ;vector control,

    MCB441 Pharmaceutical Microbiology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Scope of pharmacology, laws regulating the production and sale of drugs, various Sources of drugs and importance of microorganisms, microorganisms in drug spoilage, Microbiological standards in a pharmaceutical industry, antibiotics production from molds

    MCB442 Pathogenic Bacteriology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: History of pathogenic bacteriology, Host-parasite relationship, Mechanism for bacterial pathogen city and virulence factors in pathogenic bacteria, Normal bacterial flora in human tissues and organs and their role in health and diseases, Pathogenesis, ep

    MCB451 Pathogenic Mycology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: General classification of fungi, Morphological and physiological characteristics of dermatophytes and fungi causing sub-cutaneous and deep mycosis, Clinical features and epidemiology of mycotic infections, Pathogenic actinomycetes, Identification of commo

    MCB452 Waste and waste Management 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Causes of wastes generation (industrialization, population explosion etc) Classification of wastes and their effects on the environment e.g. disease spread, breeding sites for mosquitoes, flies, insects vectors and dirty environment etc, wastes of food in

    MCB461 Bacterial Diversity 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The morphology, life cycle and biochemical characteristics of bacterial; systematic study of bacteria and other prokaryotes; their nature, characteristics, identification and isolation, the genetic code, construction of genetic maps, replication and mutat

    MCB462 Analytical Microbiology and Quality Control 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Microorganisms as agents in qualitative analysis, selection of test organisms for assays of antibiotics, amino acids and vitamins, response of microorganisms used in assays, total number, number of viable individuals, total nitrogen, dry weight, pH, turbi

    MCB471 Medical Microbiology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Principles of infection, immunity, etiology, epidemiology, serology, pathogenic Mechanisms, clinical symptoms, laboratory diagnosis, human disease caused by viruses, bacteria, protozoa and fungi.

    MCB481 Aquatic Microbiology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Types of water, the aquatic Environment, Microbiological analysis of water, water (purification) aquatic Ecosystem, water pollution, waste water and waste water treatment.

    MCB491 Microbial Bioremediation 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Definition, microbial leaching of ores, the leading process, metal recovery, leaching of uranium and gold, mercury and heavy metal transformations, mercuric resistance, petroleum biodegradation, hydrocarbon decomposition, petroleum production, biodegradat

    MTH111 ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS 1 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Elementary set theory, subset, union, intersection, complements, Venn diagrams. Real numbers; integers, rational and irrational numbers, mathematical induction, real sequences and series, theory of quadratic equations, binomial theorem. Complex numbers; a

    MTH112 Elementary Mathematics III 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Function of a real variable, graphs, limits and idea of continuity. The derivative as limit or rate of change. Techniques of differentiation. Extreme curve sketching. Integration as an inverse of differentiation. Methods of integration, Definite integrals

    PHY111 General Physics I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Units and dimensions, scalars and vectors, linear and circular motion; velocity, acceleration. Laws of mechanics and gravitation, simple applications. Conservation of energy, momentum; work, power, simple harmonic motion, simple pendulum. Moment of inerti

    PHY112 General Physics II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Concepts of heat, temperature; measurement of temperature, clinical thermometer. Heat capacity, specific heat, latent heat, calorimetry. Gas laws; kinetic theory of gases. Thermal energy, isothermal and adiabatic changes. Conduction, convection, radiation

    PHY121 Experimental Physics I 1 Credit Unit
    Description: This introductory course emphasises quantitative measurement, the treatment of measurement, errors and graphical analysis, reading and repeated readings, best value, mistakes, discrepancy, systematic errors, detecting systematic errors, use of the mean. R

    PHY122 Experimental Physics II 1 Credit Unit
    Description: A continuation of the treatment of experimental errors and analysis. Mean square error, standard deviation, sample and set standard errors, meanings and uses. Frequency distribution, histogram and frequency data curve, least square errors and curve – fitt

    ZOO211 Lower Invertebrates 2 Credit Unit
    Description: General characteristics of lower invertebrates, Classification of invertebrates into their various groups, Levels of organization in the invertebrates and their economic importance, Biology of Protozoans, Cnidarians, Platyhelminthes and Nematodes, Phyloge

    ZOO212 Coelomate Invertebrates II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Evolution of Higher invertebrate and development coelom, General Characteristics and biology of Annelida, Mollusca, Arthropoda and Echinodermata, Metamorphosis and growth in Arthropods.

    ZOO232 Man and the Environment 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Impact of human activities on the environment; the role of environmental phenomena like flooding, climate change, global warming, on human population, human migration and disease pattern; impact of physical environment human well-being.

    ZOO321 Comparative Animal Anatomy 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Comparative study of musculoskeletal systems of animals using the vertebrates as main references, the blood vascular, urinogenital, nervous and sensory systems together with rationale of the evolutionary trends, Evolutionary trend in development of organs

    ZOO331 Basic Entomology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Insect evolution, classification and distribution, Organization of insect external structures, Ingestion, digestion arid excretion, Blood circulation and water systems, Behaviour and ecology of social insects, Insect pest control methods, Insect in agricu

    ZOO361 Principles of Environmental Impact Assessment 2 Credit Unit
    Description: What is EIA, objectives of EIA; principles and concept of EIA; procedures for conducting EIA; importance and justifications for EIA; interpreting EIA reports, mapping population resources; biodiversity and environmental law.

    ZOO411 Parasitology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Brief history of Parasitology, Parasites defined. Evolution of parasites, parasitic life; advantages and problems, Attachment and maintenance in the host Reproduction and transmission, the distribution, life cycle, epidemiology, pathogenesis treatment and
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