Gomal University

Bachelor of Science in Animal Sciences

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Animals are an essential part of our daily lives since they provide food, clothing and companionship. It is therefore important to study and understand their biological function in order to care for them for their benefit and yours. Animal sciences is the study of domestic animals, including their nutrition, genetics, breeding, welfare, physiology, and use in animal production systems.

Entery Requirements

12 years of Education, intermediate or equivalent with Life Science, with minimum 45 % marks, from an accredited institution.

1st Semester
Code Course Credit Hours
AS-411 Introduction to Animal Husbandry 2(1-1)
AS-412 Principles of Heredity 3(2-1)
AS-413 English (Study Skills) 3(3-0)
AS-414 Computer science 3(2-1)
AS-415 Islamic Studies OR Ethics (For Foreigners /NonMuslims) 2(2-0)
AS-416 Basic Mathematics 3(3-0)
2nd Semester
Code Course Credit Hours
AS-421 Animal Physiology 3(2-1)
AS-422 Anatomy of Domestic Animals 3(2-1)
AS-423 Introductory Molecular Genetics 2(1-1)
AS-424 Basic Biochemistry 3(2-1)
AS-425 Composition and Communication Skills 2(2-0)
AS-426 Pakistan Studies 2(2-0)
AS-427 Basic Statistics 2(2-0)
3rd Semester
Code Course Credit Hours
AS-431 Introduction to Livestock Management 3(2-1)
AS-432 Basic Microbiology 3(2-1)
AS-433 Principles of Animal Nutrition 3(2-1)
AS-434 Introduction to Rangelands and Wildlife Management 3(2-1)
AS-435 Management of Dairy Animals 2(1-1)
AS-436 Theory of lactation and Milk Production 3(2-1)
AS-437 Minerals and Vitamins 3(3-0)
4th Semester
Code Course Credit Hours
AS-441 Fundamentals of Animal Breeding 3(2-1)
AS-442 Fundamentals of Mechanized Farming 3(2-1)
AS-443 Forages and Fodders 3(2-1)
AS-444 Histology and Embryology of Domestic Animals 3(2-1)
AS-445 Feed Evaluation, Formulation and Processing Technology 3(2-1)
AS-446 Introductory Entomology 3(2-1)
AS-447 Introduction to Farm Animal Health 3(2-1)
5th Semester
Code Course Credit Hours
AS-451 Metabolism of Primary Nutrients 3(2-1)
AS-452 Range Livestock Production 2(1-1)
AS-453 Principles of Small Ruminant Production 2(1-1)
AS-454 Immunology 3(2-1)
AS-455 Livestock feed resources and Forage Conservation 3(2-1)
AS-456 Selection for Economic Traits in Farm Animals 2(1-1)
AS-457 Principles of Meat Production 3(2-1)
6th Semester
Code Course Credit Hours
AS-461 Animal Feeding Practices 3(2-1)
AS-462 Conservation and utilization of animal genetic resources 3(2-1)
AS-463 Introduction to Soil Science 3(2-1)
AS-464 Feed Mill Operation / Feed Microscopy and Quality Control 3(2-1)
AS-465 Behaviour and Welfare of Farm Animals 3(2-1)
AS-466 Introduction to Pharmacology 3(2-1)
7th Semester
Code Course Credit Hours
AS-471 Physiology of Reproduction 3(2-1)
AS-472 Introduction to Toxicology 2(1-1)
AS-473 Meat Inspection and Necropsy Practice 3(2-1)
AS-474 Poultry Hygiene and Disease Prevention 2(1-1)
AS-475 General Parasitology and Protozoology 3(2-1)
AS-476 Introduction to Fisheries and Aquaculture 2(1-1)
AS-477 Dairy Technology 2 (1-1)
8th Semester
Code Course Credit Hours
AS-481 Technical Report Writing 1(1-0)
AS-482 Internship /Research Project 5(0-5)
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