Bachelor in Social Sciences
Last updated on September 22nd, 2020

Semester 1

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Pre-Requisite
ENG 103 English I 3  
PAK 101 Pakistan Studies 2  
BES 101 Introduction to Computers 3  
One general course 3  
One general course 3  
One general course 3  

 

Semester 2

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Pre-Requisite
ENG 104 English II 3 English I
ENV 105 Introduction to Environmental Sciences 3  
BES 106 Research Methodology 3  
One general course 3  
One general course 3  
One general course 3  

 Semester 3

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Pre-Requisite
ENG 105 Oral Communication 3 English II
MAT 105 Mathematics 3  
ISL 101 Islamic Studies 2  
BES 103 Critical Thinking 3  
One general course 3  
One general course 3  

Declare Your Majors

 

Major in Development Studies

Semester 4

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Pre-Requisite
DST 301 Introduction to Microeconomics 3  
DST 310 Poverty Alleviation: Contending Approaches 3  
DST 303 Theories of Development: Contending Perspectives 3  
HSS 400 Philosophy of Social Sciences 3  
HSS 402 Qualitative Research Methods 3  
DST 312 Rural Development: Issues & Challenges 3  

 Semester 5

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Pre-Requisite
DST 302 Introduction to Macroeconomics 3 Introduction to Microeconomics
HSS 401 Statistical Analysis of Social Data 3  
Elective 1 3  
Elective 2 3  
Elective 3 3  
Elective 4 3  

 Semester 6

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Pre-Requisite
Elective 1 3  
Elective 2 3  
Elective 3 3  
Elective 4 3  
Elective 5 3  
Elective 6 3  

 Possible time for 2-months Internship in the summers.

Declare Your Specialization

 

Semester 7

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Pre-Requisite
Elective 1 3  
Elective 2 3  
Specialization 1 3  
Specialization 2 3  
RES 300 Review of Literature & Research Proposal 1  
RES 400 Data Collection & Seminars 3  

 Semester 8

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Pre-Requisite
Elective 1 3  
Elective 2 3  
Specialization 1 3  
Specialization 2 3  
RES 500 Research Paper, Writing & Defense 2 Data Collection & Seminars

 Note: RES 300, RES 400 and RES 500 are for Research Students Only.

 

Majors in International Relations

 

Semester 4

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Pre-Requisite
IRS 301 Theories of International Relations 3  
IRS 307 International Relations Since 1945 3  
IRS 308 International Organizations 3  
IRS 309 International Law 3  
IRS 403 Theories of Globalization 3  
IRS 302 Foreign Policy of Pakistan 3  

Semester 5

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Pre-Requisite
IRS 303 Global Political Economy 3  
IRS 314 Diplomacy 3  
Elective 1 3  
Elective 2 3  
Elective 3 3  
Elective 4 3  

Semester 6

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Pre-Requisite
Elective 1 3  
Elective 2 3  
Elective 3 3  
Elective 4 3  
Elective 5 3  
Elective 6 3  

Possible time for 2-months Internship in the summers.

Declare Your Specialization

Semester 7

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Pre-Requisite
Elective 1 3  
Elective 2 3  
Specialization 1 3  
Specialization 2 3  
RES 300 Review of Literature & Research Proposal 1  
RES 400 Data Collection & Seminars 3  

Semester 8

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Pre-Requisite
Elective 1 3  
Elective 2 3  
Specialization 1 3  
Specialization 2 3  
RES 500 Research Paper, Writing & Defense 2 Data Collection & Seminars

Note: RES 300, RES 400 and RES 500 are for Research Students Only.

 

List of Electives

 

Development Studies Electives

 

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
DST 308 Sociology of Development 3
DST 401 Sustainable Development & Livelihood Strategies 3
DST 402 Social Development: Issues & Approaches 3
DST 403 Civil Society & Development 3
DST 406 Women Empowerment: Issues and Perspectives 3
DST 410 Development Project: Planning, Appraisal & Implementation 3
DST 411 Development Project: Monitoring & Evaluation 3
DST 404 Global Development Experiments 3
DST 405 Globalization & World Development 3
DST 337 Governance, Democracy & Development in Countries in Transition 3
DST 407 Community Development 3
DST 413 Law & Development 3
DST 338 Disaster Management & Assistance 3
DST 339 Foundation of Social Policy 3
DST 344 Religion & Development 3
DST 340 Human Rights & Development 3
DST 341 Conflict and Peace 3
DST 342 Political Paradigm in Developing Countries 3
DST 343 Health & Development: Perspectives, Issues and Practices 3
DST 345 Contemporary Issues in Child Protection 3

International Relations Electives

 

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
IRS 313 Foreign Policy Analysis 3
IRS 319 Government and Politics in Pakistan 3
IRS 310 Foreign Policies of Great Powers 3
IRS 401 Human Rights & Global Politics 3
IRS 402 Global Environmental Politics 3
IRS 409 Strategic Studies 3
IRS 410 Conflict & Conflict Resolution 3
IRS 417 Arms Control & Disarmament 3
IRS 323 Comparative Political Systems 3
IRS 311 American Foreign Policy 3
IRS 404 Issues in North-South Relations 3
IRS 408 International Terrorism 3
IRS 315 Politics of Developing Nations 3
IRS 411 Religion & Politics 3
IRS 412 Theories of Nationalism 3
IRS 413 Democratic Transitions: Issues & Challenges 3
IRS 321 Politics of Development 3
IRS 322 International Financial Institutions 3
IRS 415 Global Governance & Development 3
IRS 416 Politics of Social Welfare 3
IRS 312 The Muslim World & International Politics 3
IRS 330 Geo-Political Structure of the World 3
IRS 420 Nuclear Security and Non-proliferation 3

Anthropology Electives

 

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ANT 301 Visual Anthropology 3
ANT 302 Ethnomusicology 3
ANT 303 Public Health 3
ANT 304 Ethnomedicine 3
ANT 305 Anthropology of Science & Technology 3
ANT 306 Anthropology of Cyberspace 3
ANT 307 Legal Anthropology 3
ANT 308 Anthropology of Public Policy 3
ANT 309 Migration & Diaspora 3
ANT 310 Corporate Anthropology 3
ANT 311 Anthropology of Food 3
ANT 312 Political Ecology 3
ANT 313 Anthropology of Anthropocene 3
ANT 314 Disasters & Displacement 3
ANT 315 Urban Anthropology 3
ANT 316 Anthropology of South Asia 3
ANT 317 Anthropology of Education & Learning 3
ANT 318 Psychological Anthropology 3
ANT 319 Sociolinguistics 3
ANT 320 Asia Civilizations 3
ANT 321 Museum Anthropology 3
ANT 322 Forensic Anthropology 3
ANT 323 Anthropology of Islam 3
ANT 324 Gender & Society 3
ANT 325 Anthropology of Peace & Conflict 3
ANT 326 Myths and Folklore 3
ANT 327 Ethnicity, Nationality & Identity 3
ANT 328 Anthropology of Art 3
ANT 329 Anthropology of Crimes & Criminality 3
ANT 330 Anthropology of Media 3