BS Social Sciences

Details & Semester Outlines for BS (Social Sciences)

For the BS (SS), the students are required to complete 48 courses, which include 39 compulsory courses, 8 electives and a research report.

To obtain the BS degree, the student should have completed a minimum of 144 credit hours, an internship and passed the comprehensive examination.

First Year

Fall Semester

SS 1101 Computer and Web Skills I
SS 1102 English Writing Skills
SS 1103 Islamiat and Pakistan Studies
SS 1105 Microeconomics
SS 1107 Community Services I
SS 1201 Introduction to Social Sciences

Spring Semester

SS 1203 Computer and Web Skills II
SS 1205 Macroeconomics
SS 1206 History of Art
SS 1207 Community Services II
SS 1208 Oral Communication and Presentation Skills
SS 1209 Social Policy

Second Year

Fall Semester

SS 2305 Human Geography
SS 2306 Psychology
SS 2307 Sociology
SS 2309 Statistics I
SS 1255 Linguistics
SS 1xxx Minor I

Spring Semester

SS 2406 Gender Studies
SS 2409 Statistics II
SS 2411 Environmental Studies
SS 2412 International Relations
SS 2413 Philosophy
SS 1xxx Minor 2

Third Year

Fall Semester

SS 2405 Enlightenment
SS 3507 Culture, Media and Society
SS 3509 Language I
SS 4xxx Elective I
SS 4xxx Elective II
SS 1xxx Minor 3

Spring Semester

SS 3604 European Studies
SS 3605 International Law and Human Rights
SS 3606 Political Economy
SS 3606 Political Economy
SS 4xxx Elective III
SS 4xxx Elective IV

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

SS 3503 Development Studies
SS 3504 Research Methods
SS 4708 South Asian Studies
SS 1xxx Minor 4
SS 4xxx Elective V
SS 4xxx Elective VI

Spring Semester

SS 4803 Middle Eastern Studies
SS 4804 Public Policy
SS 4805 Research Report
SS 1xxx Minor 5
SS 4xxx Elective VII
SS 4xxx Elective VIII

MINORS

SS 1154 Literature
SS 1156 Anthropology
SS 1157 Comparative Religion
SS 1158 Folk Studies
SS 1159 Language III

SS 1254 World History
SS 1256 Journalism
SS 1257 Political Science
SS 1259 Language IV

All courses may not necessarily be offered every year. Alternate courses may be substituted as and when needed.

Full-time academic load is six courses. All students are required to register for full load in the first semester.

Internship

The internship is scheduled for summer at the end of the third year. At the end of the six week internship, all students are required to submit a comprehensive report, giving details of their experience and learning.

ELECTIVES COURSES

PSYCHOLOGY

SS 4111 Abnormal Psychology
SS 4112 Developmental Psychology
SS 4134 Cognitive Psychology
SS 4135 Educational Psychology
SS 4136 Humanistic Psychology
SS 4233 Organizational Psychology
SS 4234 Psychodynamic
SS 4235 Psychology of Learning
SS 4236 Social Psychology

SOCIOLOGY

SS 4137 Civil Society and Peace Movements
SS 4138 Corporate Social Responsibility
SS 4139 Gender and Development
SS 4139 Gender and Development
SS 4237 Post-Colonial State and Social Development
SS 4238 Social Entrepreneurship
SS 4239 Social Justice and Civil Society
SS 4241 Sociology of Education
SS 4242 The Sociology of Poverty

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

SS 4122 Foreign Policy
SS 4123 International Politics
SS 4133 Diplomacy
SS 4142 Conflict Resolution
SS 4218 International Political Economy
SS 4219 Peace Research
SS 4221 Refugees and Migration Studies
SS 4222 Strategic Studies
SS 4244 Globalization
SS 4248 Global Governance

ECONOMICS

SS 4139 Gender and Development
SS 4147 Economic Development and Planning
SS 4148 Economics of Marketing
SS 4149 Human Resource Development
SS 4231 Development Economics
SS 4232 Monetary Economic
SS 4151 Managerial Economics
SS 4228 History of Economic Thoughts
SS 4249 Pakistan Economy
SS 4251 Sustainable Development
SS 3607 Geographies and Development

POLITICAL SCIENCE

SS 4143 Comparative Politics
SS 4144 Democracy and Development
SS 4145 Foreign Policy of Pakistan
SS 4146 Modern Ideologies

SS 4245 Muslim Political Philosophy
SS 4246 Peace Studies
SS 4247 Politics and Development
SS 4247 Politics and Development