Department of Geography

Programs


Nature of Courses

Numbers of Courses

Credits Hours

Compulsory Courses (No choice)

07

19

Minor Courses from other discipline

05

18

Major Courses

25

79

Elective Courses

02

06

Internship/Research Report/Thesis

01

06

Total Credit Hours

40

128

Groups: Geography, Statistics, Economics

YEAR-1 SEMESTER-I

Course No

Course Title

Credits

CC/Eng-101

Language in use

3(3+0)

CC/Ist-101/

CC/Phil-101

Islamic Education/

Ethics (For Non-Muslims)

2(2+0)

Maj/Geo-101

Fundamentals of Geography

3(3+0)

Min/Stats-101(g)

Statistics-I

4(3+1)

Min/Eco-101

Micro Economics

3(3+0)

 

Total Credits

15

SEMESTER—II

Course No

Course Title

Credits

CC/Eng-102

Academic Reading & Writing

3(3+0)

CC/PS-102

Pakistan Studies

2(2+0)

Maj/Geo-102

Physical Geography

4(3+1)

Min/Stats-102(g)

Statistics-II

4(3+1)

Min/Eco-102

Macro economics

3(3+0)

 

Total Credits

16

YEAR-2 SEMESTER-III

Course No

Course Title

Credits

CC/Eng-201

Communication Skills

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-201

Human Geography

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-202

Map Work

4(3+1)

EC/CS-201

Introduction to Computer Science

3(2+1)

Min/Stat-201 (g)

Min/Eco-201

Statistics-III

Mathematical Economics

(Choose any one)

4(3+1)

 

Total Credits

17

SEMESTER—IV

Course No

Course Title

Credits

CC/Eng-202

Advanced Academic Reading & Writing

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-203

Geography of Pakistan

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-204

Principles of Cartography

4(3+1)

CC/Maths-101

Basic Mathematics

3(3+0)

EC/Env.-202

Introduction to Environment

3(3+0)

 

Total Credits

16

YEAR-3 SEMESTER—V

Course No

Course Title

Credits

Maj/Geo-301

Historical Development of Geographic Thought

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-302

Surveying

4(3+1)

Maj/Geo-303

Geomorphology

4(3+1)

Maj/Geo-304

Climatology

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-305

Settlement Geography

3(3+0)

 

Total Credits

17

SEMESTER—VI

Course No

Course Title

Credits

Maj/Geo-306

Population Geography

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-307

Environmental Geography

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-308

Urban Geography

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-309

Oceanography

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-310

Research Methods

2(2+0)

Maj/Geo-311

Quantitative Methods in Geography

3(2+1)

 

Total Credits

17

YEAR-4 SEMESTER—VII

Course No

Course Title

Credits

Maj/Geo-401

Geographical Information Science

3(2+1)

Maj/Geo-402

Remote Sensing

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-404

Region and Regional Concept

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-416

Natural Hazards and Management Issues

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-407

Climate Change Studies

3(3+0)

 

Total Credits

15

SEMESTER—VII

Course No

Course Title

Credits

Maj/Geo-405

Economic Geography

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-421

South Asia

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-425

Digital Image Processing

3(2+1)

Maj/Geo-406

Research Project/Internship

6(6+0)

 

Total Credits

15

Total Hours: 15+16+17+16+17+17+15+15=128 CR

*The Course will be selected by the student from Group A, B, C, D, E or F on the availability of faculty member expertise and number of students.

**Research Project/Internship will be offered in 8th Semester

GROUP A: PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY

Course No

Course Title

Credits

Maj/Geo-406

Climate Change Studies

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-407

Hydro Geography

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-408

Fluvial Morphology

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-409

Natural Environment and Conservation Issues

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-410

Soils and Biogeography

3(3+0)

GROUP B: HUMAN GEOGRAPHY

Course No

Course Title

Credits

Maj/Geo-411

Cultural Geography

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-412

Medical Geography

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-413

Political Geography

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-414

Settlement Patterns and Processes

3(3+0)

GROUP C: APPLIED GEOGRAPHY

Course No

Course Title

Credits

Maj/Geo-415

Natural Hazards and Management Issues

3(2+1)

Maj/Geo-416

Urban Planning and Management

3(2+1)

Maj/Geo-417

Sustainable Development of Natural Resources

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-418

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)

3(3+0)

GROUP D: REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY

Course No

Course Title

Credits

Maj/Geo-419

North America

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-420

South Asia

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-421

Australia

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-422

Muslim World

3(3+0)

GROUP E: GEOINFORMATICS

Course No

Course Title

Credits

Maj/Geo-423

Global Positioning System (GPS)

3(2+1)

Maj/Geo-424

Digital Image Processing

3(2+1)

Maj/Geo-425

Spatial Data Visualization

3(2+1)

Maj/Geo-426

Spatial Modeling

3(2+1)

Maj/Geo-427

Photogrammetry

3(2+1)

Maj/Geo-428

Spatial Data Infrastructure

3(2+1)

GROUP F: GEOGRAPHICAL TECHNIQUES AND METHODS

Course No

Course Title

Credits

Maj/Geo-429

Cartographic Techniques

3(2+1)

Maj/Geo-430

Digital Cartography

3(2+1)