Introductory Biology (2130401)   Old Code : 130401

3
Credit
3 + 0 + 0
Lect + Tuto + Pract
Teaching Scheme
70 + 20 + 10
ESE + PA + ALA
Theory Marks
0 + 0 + 0
ESE + OEP + PA
Practical Marks
ESE - End Semester Examination, PA - Progress Assessment, ALA - Active Learning Assignments, OEP -Open Ended Problem


Prerequisite

Basic Concepts of Biology

Rationale

It is basic subject for the students of Bio-technology. Biotechnology deals with the entire living organism and this subject provides overview of evolution of organisms and major processes occurring in these organisms.

Course Outcome

After learning the course the students should be able:

  1. Students will be familiar with the diversity of the living world.
  2. Students will understand the process of evolution of different living organisms.
  3. Students will get acquaintance with the external and internal characteristics of plants and animals.
  4. Students will get familiar with the organization, organ system functioning and physiological aspects of both plants and animals.

Active Learning

Preparation of power-point slides, which include videos, animations, pictures, graphics for better understanding theory and practical work – The faculty will allocate chapters/ parts of chapters to groups of students so that the entire syllabus to be covered. The power-point slides should be put up on the web-site of the College/ Institute, along with the names of the students of the group, the name of the faculty, Department and College on the first slide. The best three works should submit to GTU.