• Degree: Bachelor
  • Campus: Debbieh,Tripoli
  • Faculty: Science
  • Department: Department of Biological Sciences

Program Description

Biology major provides undergraduate students with the concepts, principles and methodologies of various disciplines of biology, and to develop a broad base of knowledge across the sub-disciplines that comprise biological sciences. Students will be prepared for many career opportunities in biological sciences.

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
First Semester
CHEM241 Principles of Chemistry 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) FC
BIOL231 Biology I 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) FC
BIOL231L Biology I Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:3Lab) FC
PHYS231 Physics For Life Sciences 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) FC
PHYS231L Physics For Life Sciences Laboratory 1  (1Cr.:3Lab) FC
CHEM241L Principles of Chemistry Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:3Lab) FC
------- University Requiremnents 4 (4crs.) CUR
Second Semester
MATH242 Probability and Statistics 3 (3Crs.:2Lec.,2 Lab) FC
CHEM234 Organic Chemistry 3 (3Crs.:3 Lec) MJC
CHEM234L Organic Chemistry Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:3Lab) MJC
BIOL236 Immunology  2 (2Cr.:2Lec) MJC
BIOL232 Biology II 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MJC
BIOL232L Biology II Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:2Lab) MJC
------- University Requiremnents 4 (4crs.) CUR
Third Semester
BCHM331 Biochemistry  3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
BCHM331L Biochemistry Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:2Lab) MJC
BIOL333 Microbiology  3 (3Cr.:3 Lec) MJC
BIOL333L Microbiology Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:2 Lab) MJC
BIOL337 Human Physiology 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
------- University Requiremnents 6 (6crs.) CUR
Fourth Semester
BIOL334 Cell And Molecular Biology 3 (3Crs.:3 Lec) FC
BIOL334L Cell And Molecular Biology Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:2 Lab) MJC
BIOL336 Plant Physiology 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MJC
BIOL336L Plant Physiology Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:2 Lab) MJC
BIOL338 Genetics  3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MJC
------- University Requiremnents 3 (3crs.) CUR
------- Free Elective 2 (2crs.) FE
------- Free Elective 2 (2crs.) FE
Fifth Semester
BIOL433  Developmental Biology 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
BIOL433L Developmental Biology Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:2Lab) MJC
BIOL435 Seminar In Biology 1 (1Cr.:1Lec) MJC
BCHM437  Endocrinology 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
------- University Requiremnents 4 (4crs.) CUR
------- Departmental Elective 3 (3crs.) DE
------- Free Elective 2 (2crs.) FE
Sixth Semester
BIOL432 Ecology  3 (3Crs.:3Lec) MJC
BIOL432L Ecology Laboratory 1 (1Cr.:2 Lab) MJC
BIOL444  Senior Project 2 (2Crs.:2Lec) MJC
------- Departmental Elective 6 (6crs.) DE
------- Free Elective 2 (2crs.) FE

Departmental Elective(DE)

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
BIOL342 Histology  3 (3Cr.:2Lec,2 Lab) DE
BIOL344 Virology  3 (3Crs.:3Lec) DE
BCHM434 Biotechnology 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) DE
BIOL442 Biology of Invertebrates 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) DE
BIOL443 Food Microbiology 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) DE
BIOL449 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) DE
BIOL441 Cell and Tissue Culture  3 (3crs.: 3lec.) DE
PHYS352 Biophysics 3 (3Crs.:3Lec) DE
BCHM445 Biochemical Principles of Nutrition 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) DE
BCHM446 Gene Therapy 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) DE
BCHM447 Biochemical and Molecular Toxicology 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) DE
BCHM448 Molecular Biology of Cancer 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) DE