The School of Education, Social Sciences and Technology

Bachelor of Science (Biology) with Education

Course over view


The course of study of the Bachelor of Science (Biology with Education) degree shall be completed in a period of:
(i) Four (4) years for Full-Time ,Part-Time and Long Distance Students.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirement: Five (5) “O” level credits or better which must include English Language and Mathematics.

Course Structure

First Year
First Semester
  1. BIO111 Foundations of Biology (I)
  2. CHE111 Introduction to Chemistry (I)
  3. ENG111 English Language and Communication Skills
  4. MAT111 Introduction to Mathematics (I)
  5. PHY111 Introduction to Physics (I)
Second Semester
  1. BIO121 Intoduction to Biology (II)
  2. CHE121 Introduction to Chemistry (II)
  3. CIT111 Intoduction to Computer and Information Technology (I)
  4. MAT121 Introduction to Mathematics (II)
  5. PHY121 Introduction to Physics (II)
Second Year
First Semester
  1. BIO211 Cell and Developmental Biology
  2. BIO212 Intoduction to Human Biology
  3. EDA210 Learning and Learning Theories
  4. EDD211 History and Development of Education
  5. PHI211 Philosophy of Education
Second Semester
  1. BIO221 Principles of Genetics
  2. BIO222 Molecular Biology and General Genetics
  3. EDBIO221 Biology Teaching Methods (I)
  4. EDP311 Educational Psychology
  5. SOC221 Sociology of Education
  6. VTA221 Visual Teaching Aids
Third Year
First Semester
  1. BIO311 Entrepreneurship and Wealth Creation
  2. BIO312 Environmental and Organismal Biology
  3. EDBIO313 Biology Teaching Methods (II)
  4. EDP325 Teaching Practice
Second Semester
  1. BIO321 Molecular Mechanisms of Cell Function
  2. BIO322 Plant Development Genetics and Evolution
  3. BIO323 Genes, Populations and Biodiversity
  4. EDD323 Education and Development
  5. EDS221 Sociology of Education
Fourth Year
First Semester
  1. BIO411 Administration of Educational Institutions
  2. BIO411 Advanced Cell Biology
  3. BIO412 Advanced Molecular Genetics
  4. BIO412 Bio. Entreprenuership and Wealth Creation
  5. MPR400 Project
Second Semester
  1. BIO421 Introduction to Brain and Behaviour
  2. BIO422 Advanced Evolutions
  3. EDD421 Curriculum Studies
  4. EDSP400 Biology Project