BS Curriculum AY2021 onwards

BS Curriculum and Course Descriptions AY2021

Academic Unit (AU) requirements for candidates admitted to the First Year of the programme

Type

No of AU

Core

33

Major PE

39

CC

17

FC

15

BDE

27

Total

131

LEGEND:  MPE = Major Prescribed Elective  | CC= ICC (Common Core)|FC= ICC (Foundational Core)| BDE= Broadening and Deepening Elective

Year 1

Semester 1

Type

Course Code

Course Title

AU

Core

BS1002

Biophysical Chemistry

3

Core

BS1003

Organic Chemistry

3

Core

BS1008

Biostatistics

3

CC

CC0001

Inquiry and Communication in an Interdisciplinary World

2

CC

CC0003

Ethics & Moral Reasoning in a Multi-Cultural World

2

CC

CC0005

Healthy Living & Well-being in an Aging Society

3

  

Total

16


Year 1

Semester 2

Type

Course Code

Course Title

AU

Core

BS1005

Biochemistry I

3

Core

BS1006

Principles of Genetics

3

Core

BS1007

Molecular and Cell Biology I

3

Core

BS1009

Introduction to Computational Thinking

3

Core

BS1100

Molecular and Cell Biology Techniques Level 1

3

CC

CC0002

Navigating the Digital World

2

  

Total

17


Year 2

Semester 1

Type

Course Code

Course Title

AU

Core

BS2001

Physiology

3

Core

BS2002

Microbiology

3

Core

BS2003

Biochemistry II

3

FC

BS0004

Introduction to Data Science

3

CC

CC0007

Science & Technology for Humanity

3

Major PE

BSxxxx

Major PE

3

  

Total

18


Year 2

Semester 2

Type

Course Code

Course Title

AU

Major PE

BSxxxx

Major PE

3

CC

ML0004

Career & Entrepreneurial Development for the Future World

2

CC

CC0006

Sustainability: Human, Social, Economic & Environment

3

FC

HW0228

Scientific Communication II

2

BDE

Any

Any

9

  

Total

19


Year 3

Semester 1

Type

Course Code

Course Title

AU

FC

BS4227

Professional Internship

10

  

Total

10


Year 3

Semester 2

Type

Course Code

Course Title

AU

Major PE

BSxxxx

Major PE

9

BDE

Any

Any

9

  

Total

18


Year 4

Semester 1

Type

Course Code

Course Title

AU

Major PE

BSxxxx

BS4020 FYP or Major PE

12

BDE

Any

Any

9

  

Total

21


Year 4

Semester 2

Type

Course Code

Course Title

AU

Major PE

BSxxxx

BS4020 FYP or Major PE

12

  

Total

12

      
    

Grand Total AU

131

* The above curriculum is based on a 4 year B.Sc. (Hons) in Biological Science programme.

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Students can take UEs/GER-PE/BDE offered by any school in NTU

NTU reserves all rights to make changes to the programme structure with prior notice.​​​​​​​​​