BS Geophysics

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences offers BS (4 years) and MS (2 years) degree programs in Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Sciences. In a short span of ten years it has joined the ranks of highly reputed institutions in the field. The graduates of this department employed by national and multinational companies have proven, that it strives for highest of the academic standards. Field trips make the essential part of the syllabus taught. Student chapters of professional organizations such as Society for Exploration Geophysicist (SEG) and Pakistan Association of Petroleum Geologists (PAPG) and the Green Environment Club provide them the opportunities to participate in and organize seminars, workshops, lectures and conferences, etc.

Compulsory Courses  91
Other Courses  38
BS Thesis 6
Total Credit Hours 135

BACHELOR OF SCEINCE (BS) IN GEOPHYSICS

(Road Map)

Semester 1 (First Year) 

Course Code Course Credit

Hours

Contact Hours
Theory Lab Total
 

PAK-101

ISL-101

ENG-103

GEO-105

MAT-105*

CSC-105

PHY-101

 

 

 

Pakistan Studies

Islamic Studies

English I

Physical & General Geology

Mathematics

Introduction to Computers

Physics

 

 

2

2

3

3

0

3

3

 

2

2

3

2

3

2

2

 

0

0

0

2

0

2

2

 

2

2

3

4

3

4

4

Total   16 16 6 22

 

*Academic credit of this course is zero but its contact hours; teaching material and tuition fee are equal to a 3-credit hour course.

Semester 2

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Contact Hours
Theory Lab Total
 

ENG-104

GEO-110

 

GEO-115

GEO-120

MAT-115

CHM-105

 

English II

Fundamentals of Geography & Geomorphology

Introduction to Geophysics

Field Geology

Calculus & Analytical Geometry

Chemistry

 

3

3

 

3

3

3

3

 

3

3

 

3

2

3

2

 

0

0

 

0

2

0

2

 

3

3

 

3

4

3

4

Total   18 16 4 20

Semester 3 (Second Year)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Contact Hours
Theory Lab Total
 

ENG-232

GEO-205

GEO-210

CSC-205

MAT-205

 

HSS-111

HSS-115

HSS-201

HSS-202

 

Oral Communication

Structural Geology

Mineralogy & Crystallography

Programming Fundamentals

Statistics

One of The Following:

Introduction to IR

Introduction to Media Studies

Introduction to Anthropology

Introduction to Sociology

 

3

3

3

3

3

 

 

3

 

3

2

2

2

3

 

 

3

 

0

2

2

2

0

 

 

0

 

3

4

4

4

3

 

 

3

 

 

 

Total   18 15 6 21

Semester 4

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Contact Hours
Theory Lab Total
 

GEO-215

GEO-240

GEO-365

GEO-230

MAT-210

 

 

Sedimentology

Gravity & Magnetic Exploration Techniques

Electric & Radioactive Techniques

Geotectonics

Advance Mathematics

 

 

3

3

3

3

3

 

 

2

2

2

2

3

 

2

2

2

2

0

 

4

4

4

4

3

Total   15 11 8 19

Summer Semester 1

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Contact Hours
Theory Lab Total
 

GEO-250

 

Geology & Geophysical Field Work & Report-I

 

3

 

0

 

0

 

3

Semester 5 (Third Year)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Contact Hours
Theory Lab Total
 

GEO-305

GEO-370

GEO-315

GEO-320

GEO-325

GEO-326

 

 

Environmental Geology

Geomagnetism & Paleomagnetism

Igneous & Metamorphic Petrology

Marine Geology

Stratigraphy of Pakistan

Computing with Matlab

 

3

3

3

3

3

3

 

3

3

2

2

3

2

 

0

0

2

2

0

2

 

3

3

4

4

3

4

 

Total 18 15 6 21

Semester 6

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Contact Hours
Theory Lab Total
 

GEO-335

GEO-340

GEO-345

GEO-350

GEO-367

 

Earthquake Seismology

Wireline Logging

Petroleum Geology

Geology of Pakistan

Seismic Data Acquisition & Planning

 

3

3

3

3

3

 

3

2

3

2

2

 

 

0

2

0

2

2

 

3

4

3

4

4

Total   15 12 6 18

Summer Semester2

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Contact Hours
Theory Lab Total
 

GEO-375

 

Geology & Geophysical Field Work & Report-II

 

3

 

0

 

0

 

3

Semester 7 (Fourth Year)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Contact Hours
Theory Lab Total
 

GEO-405

GEO-470

GEO-415

GEO-420

GEO- 425

 

 

 

Petroleum Engineering

Seismic Data Priocessing

Economic Geology

Hydrogeology

Research Methodology

 

 

3

3

3

3

2

 

 

 

2

2

2

2

2

 

 

 

2

2

2

2

0

 

 

 

4

4

4

4

2

 

 

Total   14 10 8 18

Semester 8

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Contact Hours
Theory Lab Total
 

GEO-475

GEO-435

GEO-445

GEO-460

GEO-465

 

 

Seismic Data Interpretation

GIS & Remote sensing

Seismic Stratigraphy

Thesis

Comprehensive Viva Voce

 

 

 

3

3

3

6

0

 

 

 

2

2

2

0

0

 

2

2

2

0

0

 

4

4

4

6

0

Total   15 7 4 17