Ⅰ.Program Objectives

This program aims to foster the high-level talents with solid basic theories, outstanding ability to innovate, strong practical skill and good personal qualities, who can undertake both basic research and development of new technologies and new methodologies in life sciences.

 

Ⅱ.Learning Outcomes

By the time of graduation, students of this program are required to possess;

1. Solid ground in mathematics, physics and chemistry;

2. Systematical principles and technologies in biological science, bioinformatics, medicine and computer science;

3. High innovative and spirit capacity;

4. Strong abilities in the application of English language;

5. Abilities in literature search, data query, and scientific paper writing;

6. Better knowledge and quality in the humanities and social science; and strong coordination and organizational skills for teamwork.

 

Ⅲ.Program Highlights

With its prominent feature on cross-penetration of science-medicine and science-engineering and its traits on attaching importance to basic theories and stressing wide-bore training styles, this program focus on comprehensively improving the overall quality of students and aims at bringing up multiple-skilled creative talents.

 

Ⅳ.Main Disciplines

Biotechnology、Bioscience

 

Ⅴ.Program Length and Degree

Duration:4 years

Degrees Conferred: Bachelor of Science

 

VI. Credits Hours and Units

Minimum curriculum credits (including courses and practicum): 170.3 credits.Major-related basic courses and core courses cannot be covered using credits from other courses in the program.

Minimum Extracurricular Credits:5 credits.

1.Course Credits Hours and Units

Course Classified

Course Nature

Hrs/Crs

Percentage (%)

Basic Courses in General Education

Required

1032/58.8

38.6

Elective

160/10

6.5

Basic Courses in Discipline

Required

952/50

32.9

Courses in Specialty

Common Core Courses

Required

392/21.5

14.1

Specialty-Oriented Courses

Elective

192/12

7.9

Internship & Practical Training

Required

2728/152.3

100

 
2.Practicum Credits

Course Title

Required /Elective

Weeks/Credits

Percentage (%)

Military Training

Required

2/1

5.5

Safety education

Required

1/0.5

2.8

Industrial Practice

Required

2/1

5.6

Electrical Engineering Practice

Required

1/0.5

2.8

Perceive Practice

Required

2/1

5.6

Biological Field practice

Required

3/1.5

8.3

Engineering Internship

Required

3/1.5

8.3

Scientific Innovative Training

Required

6/3

16.7

Undergraduate Thesis

Required

16/8

44.4

Total

36/18

100

 
3.Extracurricular Credits

No.

Extracurricular

Activities and

Social Practice

Requirements

Extracurricular

Credits

1

Activities of

Social Practice

Submit report and pass oral defense

1

Entitled as Activist by the Communist Youth League of HUST or Hubei Province;

Membership of the group which is entitled as Excellent Social Practice Group by the Communist Youth League of HUST or Hubei Province

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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No.

Extracurricular

Activities and

Social Practice

Requirements

Extracurricular

Credits

2

Examinations in English and Computer

CET-6

Win certificate of Band-6 or higher

2

TOEFL

90 Points or Higher

3

IELTS

6.5 Points or Higher

3

GRE

1350 Points or Higher

3

National Computer Rank Examinations

Win certificate of Band-2 or higher

2

National Compute Software Qualification

Win certificate of programmer

2

Win certificate of

Advanced Programmer

3

Win certificate of

System Analyst

4

3

Competitions

University Level

Win first prize

3

Win second prize

2

Win third prize

1

Provincial Level

Win first prize

4

Win second prize

3

Win third prize

2

National Level

Win first prize

6

Win second prize

4

Win third prize

3

4

Thesis

Those whose thesis appears in national publications

Per piece

2~3

5

Scientific Research

Depending on both the time spent in and ability demonstrated in scientific research project

Each item

1~3

6

Experiments

Depending on innovative extent

Each item

1~3

Note:In HUST Sports Meeting, the first and the second prize, and the sixth prize to eighth prize are deemed respectively the first prize, the second prize and the third prize of university level.

 

Ⅶ.Main Courses

General Biology、Biochemistry、Cellular Biology、Genetics、Microbiology、Molecular Biology、Anatomy and Physiology、Principle of gene engineering、Fermentation Engineering、Enzyme Engineering、Synthetic biology and cell factory、Metabolic physiology and metabolic engineering、Instrumental Analysis 、 Biostatistics、Bioseparation Technology、Bioinformatics...

 

Ⅷ. Practicum Module (experiments included)

Physical Experiment、Experiment in Chemistry、Experiment in Organic Chemistry,Experiment in General Biology 、Experiments in Biochemistry、Experiments in Cellular Biology、Experiments in Molecular Biology、Experiments of Genetics、Experiments in Microbiology、Experiments in Fermentation Engineering、Experiments in Anatomy and Physiology、Experiments of Biotechnology、Military Training、Perceive Practice、Biological Field Practice、Engineering Internship、 Scientific Innovative Training、Undergraduate Thesis...

 

Ⅸ.Course Schedule

School (Department):School of Life Science & Technology  

course type

required/

elective

course code

course name

hrs

crs

Including

semester

extra-cur.

exp.

operation

basic courses in general education

Required

0301902

Morals & Ethics & Fundamentals of Law

40

2.5

8

 

 

1

Required

0100721

Survey of Modern Chinese History

32

2

8

 

 

2

Required

0100932

Social Practice of Ideological and Political Theories Course

24

1.5

20

 

 

2

Required

0100733

Basic Theory of Marxism

40

2.5

8

 

 

3

Required

0100322

General Introduction to Mao Zedong Thought and Socialist Theory with Chinese Characteristics

56

3.5

 

 

 

4

Required

0100741

Current Affairs and Policy

32

2

14

 

 

1-6

Required

1100011

Military Theory

16

1

 

 

 

7

Required

0508453

Comprehensive English I

56

3.5

 

 

 

1

Required

0508463

Comprehensive English II

56

3.5

 

 

 

2

Required

0400111

Physical Education(Ⅰ)

32

1

 

 

 

1

Required

0400121

Physical Education(Ⅱ)

32

1

 

 

 

2

Required

0400131

Physical Education(Ⅲ)

32

1

 

 

 

3

Required

0400141

Physical Education(Ⅳ)

32

1

 

 

 

4

Required

0700011

Calculus (Ⅰ) Part I

88

5.5

 

 

 

1

Required

0700012

Calculus (Ⅰ) Part II

88

5.5

 

 

 

2

Required

070054

Linear Algebra

40

2.5

 

 

 

2

Required

0700063

Probability and Statistics (Ⅲ)

40

2.5

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

continued 

table 

course type

required/

elective

course code

course name

hrs

crs

Including

semester

extra-cur.

exp.

operation

basic courses in general education

Required

0700048

Physics (Ⅰ)

64

4

 

 

 

2

Required

0700049

Physics (Ⅱ)

64

4

 

 

 

3

Required

0700041

Physics Experiments (Ⅰ)

32

1

 

32

 

2

Required

0700042

Physics Experiments (Ⅱ)

24

0.8

 

24

 

3

Required

0827781

Fundamental of computer Program (C++)

48

3

 

 

8

1

Required

0833174

Technology and Application of Database

32

2

 

 

8

2

Required

0510071

Chinese

32

2

10

 

 

2

 

 

Electives in the Humanities and Social Science

160

10

 

 

 

1-8

basic courses in general discipline

Required

0707171

General Biology Part Ⅰ

40

2.5

 

 

 

1

Required

0812811

Experiments in General Biology

32

1

 

32

 

1

Required

0707181

General Biology Part Ⅱ

32

2

4

 

 

2

Required

0702513

Fundamental Chemistry(Ⅱ)

64

4

 

 

 

1

Required

070065c

Experiments in Fundamental Chemistry(II)

24

0.8

 

 

 

1

Required

0700122

Organic Chemistry

64

4

 

 

 

2

Required

0703485

Experiments in Organic Chemistry

32

1

 

 

 

2

Required

0702725

Physical Chemistry

32

2

 

 

 

3

Required

0703497

Experiments in Physical Chemistry

32

1

 

 

 

3

Required

0701112

Biostatistics

32

2

 

 

 

5

Required

0711171

Frontiers of Life Sciences

16

1

 

 

 

1

Required

0703081

Biochemistry

88

5.5

 

 

 

3

Required

0704131

Experiments in Chemistry (I)

24

0.8

 

24

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

continued table

course type

required/

elective

course code

course name

hrs

crs

Including

semester

extra-cur.

exp.

operation

basic courses in general discipline

Required

0704141

Experiments in chemistry(II)

24

0.8

 

24

 

4

Required

0701653

Microbiology

48

3

 

 

 

4

Required

0701665

Experiments in Microbiology

32

1

 

32

 

4

Required

0700893

Cellular Biology

56

3.5

 

 

 

4

Required

0702745

Experiments in Cellular Biology

24

0.8

 

24

 

4

Required

0701021

Molecular Biology

56

3.5

 

 

 

5

Required

0702752

Experiments in Molecular Biology

24

0.8

 

32

 

5

Required

0701053

Genetics

48

3

 

 

 

5

Required

0703103

Experiments in Genetics

32

1

 

32

 

5

Required

0702761

Anatomy and Physiology

64

4

 

 

 

5

Required

0702772

Experiments in Anatomy and Physiology

32

1

 

32

 

5

core courses in specialty

Required

0705031

Principle of gene engineering

32

2

 

 

 

6

Required

0701093

Fermentation Engineering

32

2

 

 

 

5

Required

0707191

Experiments in Fermentation Engineering

32

1

 

32

 

5

Required

0700691

Instrumental Analysis

32

2

 

 

 

4

Required

0701273

Bioinformatics

56

3.5

 

 

16

4

Required

0704731

Bioinformation Data Mining

48

3

 

 

16

6

Required

0707741

Synthetic Biology and Cell Factory

32

2

 

 

 

6

Required

0704241

Bioseparation Technology

32

2

 

 

 

7

Required

0701182

Enzyme Engineering

32

2

 

 

 

5

Required

0701065

Experiments in Biotechnology

64

2

 

64

 

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

continued table

course type

required/

elective

course code

course name

hrs

crs

Including

semester

extra-cur.

exp.

operation

Major-specific Electives

 

 

 

192

12

 

 

 

 

Elective

0707751 

Metabolic Physiology and Metabolic Engineering

32

2

 

 

 

6

Elective

0707221

Biological Products Manufacturing Technology

32

2

 

 

 

6

Elective

0701075

Principle & Equipments of Biochemical Industry

40

2.5

 

 

 

5

Elective

0701161

Chemistry of Natural Products

32

2

 

 

 

6

Elective

0703384

Molecular Design for Pharmaceutical

32

2

 

 

16

7

Elective

0717022

Preparation Technique of Biomedicines

48

3

 

 

 

6

Elective

0701161

Chemistry of Natural Products

32

2

 

 

 

6

Elective

0706111

Principle of Cell Engineering

32

2

 

 

 

6

Elective

0707761

Biorefinery and Bioenergy

32

2

 

 

 

7

Elective

0701262

Genomics

32

2

 

 

 

6

Elective

0705061

Metabonomics

16

1

 

 

 

6

Elective

0701912

Proteomics

32

2

 

 

 

6

Elective

0703032

Systems Biology

32

2

 

 

 

5

Elective

0704791

Experiments in Systems Biology

32

1

 

32

 

6

Elective

0703342

Bioinformatic Perl Programming

16

1

 

 

8

4

Elective

0703362

Bioinformatics Resources & Practice

48

3

 

 

24

5

 

 

take other elective major courses in the College of Life Science and Technology

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Required

1300012

Military Training

2w

1

 

 

 

1

Required

1306051

Safety Education

1w

0.5

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

continued table

course type

required/

elective

course code

course name

hrs

crs

Including

semester

extra-cur.

exp.

operation

practical training items

Required

1300531

Perceive Practice

2w

1

 

 

 

1

Required

1300032

Electrical Engineering Practice

1w

0.5

 

 

 

4

Required

1300074

Industrial Practice

2w

1

 

 

 

3

Required

1304441

Biological Field practice

3w

1.5

 

 

 

2

Required

1328211

Scientific Innovative Training

6w

3

 

 

 

6

Required

1300084

Engineering Internship

3w

1.5

 

 

 

6

Required

1300066

Undergraduate Thesis

16w

8

 

 

 

8