Courses Catalogue

Biotechnology

COURSE CODE: BCH 3204
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Pharmacy, B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Pharmacy
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

This course basically deals with the use of microorganisms in the production of useful products for use as vaccines, pharmaceuticals, hormones, beverages or foods, etc.


PURPOSE OF THE COURSE

This course is intended to introduce the students the concepts of the use of microorganisms and other mechanisms in the production of valuable substances, and their role in keeping the environment clean. 


 EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of this course, the student is expected to:

1.    Explain the use of microorganisms in production of valuables substances.

2.    Explain the role of microorganisms in keeping the environment clean.

3.    Explain the processes of cell and tissue culture.