Overview of B.SC. Life Sciences
B.SC. Life sciences course is perfect for those having keen interest in plant and animal intricacies. It is a three year degree course that deals with the study of the life processes. Molecular biology and some part of biochemistry are also a part of the course.
There are subjects on computation skills and bioinformatics also. B.Sc. Life Sciences course is an ideal combination of theoretical and practical knowledge. Mathematics and statistics, biotechnology, cell biology, embryology, and physiology also form a major part of the course.
The course develops a curiosity for the environment around us. It helps in instilling a good scientific viewpoint for things. It also helps in interpersonal skill development and working stamina for long hours.
Fields in B.SC. Life Sciences
The various subject matters covered under BSC life sciences are as follows:
- Molecular biology
B.SC. Life Sciences Syllabus
|Semester 1||Paper 1- Chemistry1
Paper 2 –Introduction to Biology 1
Paper 3 – Mathematics and Statistics
Paper 4-Technical writing and communication in English/Computation skills
|Semester 2||Paper 5 –Chemistry 2
Paper 7 –Food, nutrition and health
Paper 8 –Technical writing and communication in English/Computation skills
|Semester 3||Paper 9 –Chemistry 3
Paper 10 –Biodiversity 1-microbes
Paper 11 – Biodiversity 2-animals
Paper 12 –Introduction to medical diagnostics
|Semester 4||Paper 13 –chemistry4
Paper 14 –Molecular biology
Paper 15 – biodiversity 2-plants
Paper 16 – Bioinformatics
|Semester 5||Paper 17 – chemistry 5
Paper 18 – Biochemistry and immunology
Paper 19 – Developmental biology and physiology-plants
Paper 20- Genetics and Genomics
|Semester 6||Paper 21 – chemistry 6
Paper 22- applied biology and biotechnology
Paper 23 – developmental biology and physiology-animals
Paper 24 – ecology and environmental management
Jobs After Pursuing B.SC. Life Sciences
- Lab educator
- Food scientist
It gives an introduction to biotechnology and the various fields it encompasses.
An introductory slide to the study of biochemistry and what all streams does it consist of.
It gives an insight into all job prospects after studying B.Sc life sciences.