جامعة النجاح الوطنية
An-Najah National University
Biology Biotechnology
Duration: 48 Months (4 Years)
Degree Awarded: Bachelor
Student must complete 127 credit hours

University Requirements Student must complete 19 credit hours

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours Prerequests
10032100 Remedial English 0
3
This course aims to establish the concept of Islamic culture and its position among the other international cultures, its position in the Muslim life, its sources, its bases and its characteristics.This course aims to introduce the Islamic culture in faith, worship, relations, morals, and knowledge, to discuss the clash between cultures in addition to Globalization, Human Rights, Woman Rights, Democracy and other contemporary issues.
3
This course aims to improve the level of students in language skills and various literary, read and absorb and express written, and oral and tasted literary, through texts flags authors and poets in different eras, lessons in Grammar and spelling, and brief definition months dictionaries and Arab old ones the modern and how to use them,This course aims to implement the Arabic language in the areas of reading and expression of both types oral and written communication.
3
This course begins with a review of all types of sentences in English, and then proceeds to paragraph writing. Students learn how to write a topic sentence, develop and support it with examples.This course aim to learn student how to organize their writing and speaking to achieve coherence among sentences in a paragraph. In addition, students learn about their subject a lot of technical terms. ( this aim is related with general objects no 7 of this curriculum)
3
The course is mandatory for university students from various disciplines, so it does provide students with knowledge and information about the Palestinian reality and in particular the political developments of the Palestinian cause since its inception until the present day in line social and economic developments and political which constitute the main pillars for the study of the Palestinian political reality.This course aims to study Palestinian issue from its begging until present day in social, economic and political issue.
11000108 Community Service 1
11000117 Leadership and Communication Skills 1
11000126 Introduction to Computer Science and Skills 2
11000328 English Language II 3

Speciality Requirements Student must complete 96 credit hours

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours Prerequests
3
A discussion of biological activity at the level of the cell, including cell structure, chemical constituents, architecture, material exchange with the environment, the role of the cell membrane, major energy generating biochemical pathways, cellular respiration, photosynthesis, control of cellular activities and basic concepts in genetics.
3
    • 10201101
A discussion of biological activity at the level of the organism, including structure and function of body parts, and responses of organisms to their biological and physical environments.
1
    • 10201101
This course covers scientific background and practical procedures for the various experiments on biological principles discussed in General Biology I 10201101
1
    • 10201107
    • 10201102
This course covers scientific background and practical procedures for the various experiments on biological principles discussed in General Biology II (10201102).
3
    • 10201102 or
    • 10201119
    • 10201120 or
    • 10201108
Students study the principles of classical genetics and the molecular basis of inheritance in terms of structure, function and changes in genetic material in viruses, bacteria and higher organisms; transmission and expression of genetic material; recombinant DNA and bioengineering.
10201255 Plant Diversity 2
    • 10201102
    • 10201108
10201265 Zoology 2
    • 10201102
    • 10201108
10201266 Zoology Lab. 1
    • 10201265
    • 10201102
    • 10201108
10201270 Plant Diversity Lab. 1
    • 10201255
    • 10201102
    • 10201108
10201314 Biochemistry 3
    • 10231233
    • 10231237
10201315 Biochemistry Lab. 1
    • 10201314
    • 10231233
    • 10231237
3
    • 10201102
    • 10201108
Topics covered include structure and function of cells and organelles, including membrane structure and transport; bioenergenetics of mitochondria and chloroplasts; cell motility; DNA replication; protein synthesis and transport; mitosis and meioses. In addition, the course includes various modern techniques used in cell biology
10201342 Microbiology 2
    • 10201102
    • 10201108
10201343 Microbiology Lab. 1
    • 10201342
    • 10201102
    • 10201108
10201349 Immunology 2
    • 10201342
    • 10201343
10201350 Immunology Lab. 1
    • 10201349
    • 10201342
    • 10201343
10201354 Plant Anatom an Physiology 2
    • 10201255
    • 10201270
10201355 Plant Anatomy and Physiology Lab. 1
    • 10201354
    • 10201255
    • 10201270
10201368 Animal Physiology 2
    • 10201265
    • 10201266
10201369 Animal Physiology Lab. 1
    • 10201368
    • 10201265
    • 10201266
10201374 Ecology 2
    • 10201102
    • 10201108
10201375 Ecology Lab. 1
    • 10201374
    • 10201102
    • 10201108
10201406 Developmental Biology 2
    • 10206392
    • 10201265
    • 10201266
10201407 Developmental Biology Lab. 1
    • 10201406
    • 10201265
    • 10201266
10201493 Seminar 1
2
    • 10201492 or
    • 10201493
Department directed research in a field of biology.
2
    • 10201321
    • 10201341 or
    • 10201342
    • 10201343
This course illustrates the use of basic cell culture techniques for bioscience research. Students are introduced to cell cultivation methods, including proper use of a biological safety cabinet, sterile technique, cell enumeration and media preparation, primary cultures, cultivation of cell lines, detection of contamination, cryopreservation, transfection, and an introduction to bioassays and application of molecular techniques to in vitro situations.
10206327 Plant Cell and Tissue Culture 1
    • 10201321
    • 10201342
    • 10201343
10206328 Plant Cell and Tissue Culture Lab. 2
    • 10206327
    • 10201321
    • 10201342
    • 10201343
3
    • 10201232
    • 10201321
This course is a study of gene structure, function and control at the molecular level. Molecular techniques used to analyze nucleic acid and protein activity and diversity are also discussed.
2
    • 10206392
This laboratory course aims at applying molecular techniques to investigate a variety of biological questions. Techniques include cloning, DNA/Protein fingerprinting, RFLP, Blotting,PCR, and DNA sequencing.
2
    • 10201314
    • 10201315 or
    • 10201311
    • 10231212
    • 10231216
A laboratory course in protein isolation and purification techniques.
10206415 Bioinformatics 1
    • 10206392
10206416 Bioinformatics Lab. 1
    • 10206415
    • 10206392
6
The biotechnology curriculum covers a wide range of applied courses including techniques in molecular biology, recombinant DNA technology, plant and animal tissue culture, protein purification, bioinformatics and biocontrol. Study courses were designed to help students who expressed interest to pursue research for graduate degrees and those who wish to join fields related to pharmaceutical, agricultural, biomedical industries and laboratory and quality control technicians.
10206494 Recombinant DNA Technology 1
    • 10206393
3
    • 10206393
An overview of the possibilities in which biotechnology may play an important role in producing vital compounds with medical applications, such as enzymes, hormones.Human gene therapy will be emphasized.
10206498 Recombinant DNA Technology Lab. 2
    • 10206494
    • 10206393
10211106 General Mathematics for Biology Students 3
10216237 Biostatistics for Biological Sciences 2
3
This course is given to non-physics students, it includes the following topics: Part I: Introduction to physical concepts about: Mechanics, solids and fluids, Heat and temperature, sound and hearing, electricity and magnetism, light and optics. Part II: Physics concepts of some medical instruments: Lasers, x-ray, ultrasound, Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), Heavy ions therapy
1
    • 10221104
This Lab. is given to non-physics students. In this lab., experiments related to topics, mostly covered in Lab for medical and life sciences (10221104), are performed. This includes experiments on. - Joule's constant. - Measurements - Vectors - Acceleration - Viscosity. - Boyle's law - Archimedes principle - Simple Harmonic Motion - Speed of sound. - CRO - Ohm’s law - Capacitance and RC circuit - Refractive index
3
A compulsory 3-lecture course that is mainly designed to give students a knowledge of the most important chemical principles such as atomic structure and periodic table, mass relationships in chemical reactions, reactions in aqueous solutions, gases, thermo chemistry, quantum theory and the electronic structure of atoms, periodic relationships among the atoms, basic concepts of chemical bonding, molecular geometry and hybridization of atomic orbitals.
3
    • 10231101
A compulsory 3-lecture course that is a continuation of General Chemistry (I). It is designed to introduce some basic chemical facts and theories about solutions, kinetics, dynamic equilibrium, thermodynamics, electrochemistry and nuclear chemistry
1
    • 10231101
A compulsory practical course, designed to introduce the students to various experimental practices used in general chemistry, such as accurate weighing, performing basic chemical methods such as filtration, titration and gravimetric analysis, make simple metathesis and redox reactions, calorimetry experiments and calculations.
1
    • 10231102
    • 10231107
A compulsory practical course that is a continuation for skills gained in Chemistry 10231107 course. The student is expected to use what he/she learned in new techniques such as the synthesis and analysis of aspirin, molar mass of a solid from freezing point depression phenomena, experimental determination of the reaction rate law. The course involves other topics such as: reaction kinetics, chemical equilibrium, aqueous solutions and pH concept, bleach analysis, thermodynamics and electrochemistry.
10231212 Analytical Chemsitry for Biology and Biotechnology 3
    • 10231102
    • 10231108
10231216 Practical Analytical Chemistry for Biology and Biotechnology 1
    • 10231212
    • 10231108
10231233 Organic Chemistry fo Biology and Biotechnology 3
    • 10231102
    • 10231108
10231237 Practical Organic chemistry for Biology and Biotechnology 1
    • 10231233

Speciality Optional Requirements Student must complete 12 credit hours

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours Prerequests
10201223 Microtechnique 2
    • 10201420
    • 10201421
10201224 Microtechnique Lab. 1
    • 10201223
    • 10201420
    • 10201421
10201312 Biochemistry of Metabolism 3
    • 10201314
    • 10201315 or
    • 10201311
10201313 Nutrition 3
    • 10201314
    • 10201315 or
    • 10201311
10201325 Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates 2
    • 10201265
    • 10201266
10201326 Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates Lab. 1
    • 10201325
    • 10201265
    • 10201266
10201370 Parasitology 2
    • 10201265
    • 10201266
10201371 Parasitology Lab. 1
    • 10201370
    • 10201265
    • 10201266
10201420 Histology 2
    • 10201321
10201421 Histology Lab. 1
    • 10201420
    • 10201321
3
    • 10201342
    • 10201343 or
    • 10201341
This course covers molecular/cell biology of viral structure, function, and evolution, with emphasis on pathological mechanisms of various human disorders.
10201445 Mycology 2
    • 10201342
    • 10201343
10201446 Mycology Lab. 1
    • 10201445
    • 10201342
    • 10201343
3
Department directed course in a field of biology/biotechnology.
3
    • 10201342
    • 10201343 or
    • 10201341
This course focuses on biological (especially microbiological) systems by which materials and energy can be interconverted (e.g., waste products into useful chemicals or fuels, or antibiotic production). Manipulation of microorganisms capable of producing high value industrial substances is also discussed.
3
    • 10206392
Nano-biology can be considered the intersection of biology and nanotechnology. Much of Nano-biology involves using the tools and techniques of molecular biology to manipulate and analyze nucleic acids and proteins. This course introduces students to biological molecules and self-assembled biological nanostructures and nanomachines. Biological systems provide a rich range of examples of specialized chemical systems that are structured on the nanoscale. Nanofibres, microtubules, viruses, and ribosomes are examples of systems that can be studied from the perspective of nanoscience.
10206445 Techniques in Immunology 3
    • 10201349
    • 10201350 or
    • 10201347
10206447 Omics Technology 3
    • 10206415
    • 10206410 or
    • 10206416
    • 10201314
    • 10201311 or
    • 10201315
10206456 Plant Microbe Interaction 3
    • 10201342
    • 10201341 or
    • 10201343
    • 10206392
10206457 Molecular Plant Taxonomy 2
    • 10201255
    • 10201270
    • 10206392
10206458 Molecular Plant Taxonomy Lab. 1
    • 10206457
    • 10201255
    • 10201270
    • 10206392
10206461 Animal Biotechnology 3
    • 10206392
10206493 Molecular Genetics Diagnosis 3
    • 10206392
10206499 Biotechnology in Biological Control 3
    • 10206393
11011222 Entrepreneurship and Innovation 3

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