Science Laboratory Technology Department

Overview of the Department

In the age of Technological advancement in Medicine and Medical Science, the search for new ways of resolving complex ailments remains unabated. The Science Laboratory Technology Department provides the foundation of course sequence from Chemistry to Biology. Our instructional teaching and application to real-world situations set us apart from the rest.

With our well-resourced laboratories designed to allow students to conduct analysis on samples and other medical tests in a practical atmosphere. With the vision of becoming a leading centre of excellence in the West African Sub-Region for the training of Science Laboratory, Technologists and Technicians for various sectors of industry, the department is producing skilled graduates suited to work in the domestic economy and abroad with high standards.

The department offers programmes at Certificate, Higher National Diploma and Degree levels in Science Laboratory Technology.

Programme Structure of the Department

BTECH SCIENCE LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY

Year 1 Semester I

No. Course Code BTech Science Laboratory Technology Credit Hours Remarks
1 SBT 401 GENERAL BIOCHEMISTRY 2 C
2 SBT 403 PRACTICAL BIOCHEMISTRY 4 C
3 SBT 405 MICROBIOLOGY 2 C
4 SBT 407 PRACTICAL MICROBIOLOGY 4 C
5 SBT 409 PRINCIPLES OF ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES 2 C
6 SBT 411 PRACTICAL ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES 4 C
7 SBT 413 INSTRUMENTATION APPLICATION 2 C
8 SBT 415 LABORATORY MANAGEMENT AND ENTREPRENEURIAL SKILLS 2 C
9 SBT 417 BIOSTATISTICS WITH COMPUTER APPLICATIONS 3 C
Total 25

Selection of students into the various options will be confirmed after the release of the end of 1st-semester examinations results

Year 1 Semester II

BTech Clinical Biochemistry Option

No Course Code BTech SLT Clinical Biochemistry Option Credit Hours Remarks
1 SBT 402 PRINCIPLES OF CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY 2 C
2 SBT 404 BLOOD AND SOME BLOOD DISEASES 2 C
3 SBT 406 IMMUNOLOGY 2 C
4 SBT 410 CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY LABORATORY PRACTICE 5 C
5 SBT 412 RESEARCH PROJECT I (PROPOSAL) 2 C
6 SBT 428 PHARMACEUTICAL DRUGS AND NUTRACEUTICALS 2 E
7 SBT 436 ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING AND MANAGEMENT 2 E
8 SBT 408 TOXICOLOGY 2 E
9 SBT 422 FORENSIC CHEMISTRY AND DRUG TESTING 2 E
Total 21

 Students are required to do at least two electives with a Minimum of 17 credit hours Maximum of 22 Credit hours for each of the electives

BTech Food Technology Option

No. Course Code BTech SLT Food Technology Option Credit Hours Remarks
1 SBT 414 FOOD CHEMISTRY 2 C
2 SBT 416 FOOD PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT AND PACKAGING 2 C
3 SBT 418 FOOD PROCESSING AND PRESERVATION 2 C
4 SBT 420 FOOD TECHNOLOGY LABORATORY PRACTICE 5 C
5 SBT 412 RESEARCH PROJECT I (PROPOSAL) 2 C
6 SBT 408 TOXICOLOGY 2 E
7 SBT 432 ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY 2 E
8 SBT 436 ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING AND MANAGEMENT 2 E
Total 19

BTech Analytical Chemistry Option

No. Course Code BTech SLT Analytical Chemistry Option Credit Hours Remarks
1 SBT 424 OIL, GAS AND MINING OPERATIONS 2 C
2 SBT 426 INDUSTRIAL CHEMISTRY 2 C
3 SBT 428 PHARMACEUTICAL DRUGS AND NUTRACEUTICALS 2 C
4 SBT 430 ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY PRACTICE 5 C
5 SBT 412 RESEARCH PROJECT I (PROPOSAL) 2 C
6 SBT 414 FOOD CHEMISTRY 2 E
7 SBT 436 ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING AND MANAGEMENT 2 E
8 SBT 422 FORENSIC CHEMISTRY AND DRUG TESTING 2 E
Total 19

BTech Environmental Technology Option

No Course Code BTech SLT Environmental Technology Option Credit Hours Remarks
1 SBT 432 ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY: 2 C
2 SBT 434 ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY: 2 C
3 SBT 436 ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING AND MANAGEMENT 2 C
4 SBT 438 ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY LABORATORY PRACTICE 5 C
5 SBT 412 RESEARCH PROJECT I (PROPOSAL) 2 C
6 SBT 424 OIL, GAS AND MINING OPERATIONS 2 E
7 SBT 408 TOXICOLOGY 2 E
8 SBT 426 INDUSTRIAL CHEMISTRY 2 E
Total 19

Year 2 Semester I

No Course  Code BTech Science Laboratory Technology Credit Hours Remarks
1 SBT 419 INDUSTRIAL ATTACHMENT REPORT 8 C
2 SBT 440 RESEARCH PROJECT II AND REPORT 8 C
Total 16

 

HND SCIENCE LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY

Year 1 Semester I

No Course Code HND Science Laboratory Technology Credit Hours Remarks
1 AFS 111 AFRICAN STUDIES 2 C
2 CLT 101 COMPUTER LITERACY I 2 C
3 COS 127 COMMUNICATION SKILLS I 2 C
4 MAS 137 GENERAL MATHEMATICS 2 C
5 SCT 101 PHYSICS 2 C
6 SCT 103 CHEMISTRY I 2 C
7 SCT 105 BIOLOGY 2 C
8 SCT 107 PRACTICAL PHYSICS 1 C
9 SCT 109 PRACTICAL CHEMISTRY I 1 C
10 SCT 111 PRACTICAL BIOLOGY 1 C
Total 17

Year 1 Semester II

No Course Code HND Science Laboratory Technology Credit Hours Remarks
1 SCT 112 PRACTICAL BIOCHEMISTRY 1 C
2 SCT 114 PRATICAL ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONICS 1 C
3 SCT 116 PRACTICAL MICROBIOLOGY 1 C
4 SCT 118 PRACTICAL CHEMISTRY 1 C
5 SCT 108 MICROBIOLOGY 2 C
6 SCT 106 BIOCHEMISTRY 2 C
7 SCT 104 CHEMISTRY 2 C
8 SCT 102 ELECTRICALS AND ELECTRONICS 2 C
9 MAS 138 STATISTICS 2 C
10 COS 128 COMMUNICATION SKILLS II 2 C
11 CLT 102 COMPUTER LITERACY II 2 C
Total 18

Year 2 Semester I

No Course Code HND Science Laboratory  Technology Credit Hours Remarks
1 SCT 213 PRACTICAL ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY I 1 C
2 SCT 215 PRACTICAL BIOCHEMISTRY II 1 C
3 SCT 221 PRACTICAL INSTRUMENTATION 1 C
4 SCT 217 PRACTICAL MICROBIOLOGY II 1 C
5 LAN 205 LAW I 2 C
6 SCT 201 LAB WORKSHOP PROCESSES 2 C
7 SCT 203 ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY I 2 C
8 SCT 205 INSTRUMENTATION I 2 C
9 SCT 207 BIOCHEMISTRY II 2 C
10 SCT 209 LABORATORY MGT. & ADMINISTRATION 2 C
11 SCT 211 MICROBIOLOGY II 2 C
Total 18

Year 2 Semester II

No Course Code HND Science Laboratory  Technology Credit Hours Remarks
1 SCT 212 MICROBIOLOGY III 2 C
2 SCT 210 LAB MGT & ADMIN II 2 C
3 SCT 208 BIOCHEMISTRY III 2 C
4 SCT 206 INSTRUMENTATION II 2 C
5 SCT 204 ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY II 2 C
6 LAN 208 LAW II 2 C
7 LAN 224 RESEARCH METHODS 2 C
8 SCT 218 PRACTICAL MICROBIOLOGY III 1 C
9 SCT 222 PRACTICAL INSTRUMENTATION II 1 C
10 SCT 216 PRACTICAL BIOCHEMISTRY III 1 C
11 SCT 214 PRACTICAL ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY II 1 C
Total 18

 

Year 3 Semester I

No Course  Code HND Science Laboratory  Technology Credit Hours Remarks
1 SCT 301 PROJECT WORK 2 C
2 SCT 303 LABORATORY SAFETY 2 C
3 SCT 305 ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY III 2 C
4 SCT 307 INSTRUMENTATION III 2 C
5 SCT 319 PRACTICAL. MICROBIOLOGY IV 1 C
6 SCT 309 BIOCHEMISTRY IV 2 C
7 SCT 313 MICROBIOLOGY IV 2 C
8 SCT 315 PRACTICAL ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY ILL 1 C
9 SCT 317 PRACTICAL BIOCHEMISTRY IV 1 C
10 EMT 301 ENTREPRENEURSHIP 2 C
Total 17

 

Year 3 Semester II

No Course  Code HND Science Laboratory Technology Credit Hours Remarks
1 SCT 318 PRACTICAL BIOCHEMISTRY V 1 C
2 SCT 316 PRACTICAL ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY 1 C
3 SCT 314 MICROBIOLOGY V 2 C
4 SCT 310 BIOCHEMISTRY V 2 C
5 SCT 320 PRACTICAL MICROBIOLOGY V 1 C
6 SCT 306 ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY II 2 C
7 SCT 302 PROJECT WORK II 4 C
Total 13