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Scheme of Studies

Scheme of Studies

Degree Programs offered

  • 4 years BS Gender and Development Studies
  • 2 years MS Gender and Development Studies

 

BS Program

 

Eligibility Criteria for BS

Intermediate/F.A. / F.Sc. / A levels with any of the following as elective subjects:

Psychology, Political Science, Statistics, Economics, Sociology, Education, History, Philosophy, Mass Communication, I.Com, Biology, Mathematics, English Literature and ICS.

Choice of minor subjects:

The following groups of minor subjects are offered to the BS students of Gender and Development Studies in semester I:

  • Sociology, Anthropology
  • Psychology, Social Work
  • Political Science, Social Work

Scheme of Studies

Year – 1

Semester- I:

Course Code

Courses

Credit Hours

CC/Eng-101

Language in Use

3(3+0)

CC/Isl-101/

CC/Ethc-101

Islamic Education /

Ethics

2(2+0)

Maj / GDS-101

Introduction to gender and development studies- i

4(3+1)

Min/GDS-101

Min/PSY-101

Min/Pol.Sc-101

Introduction to sociology

Elements of psychology I

Introduction to political science

3(3+0)

 

Min/GDS-102

Min/SW-101

Introduction to anthropology

Introduction to social work & sociological concepts

3(3+0)

 

Total Credit Hours

15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Semester- II:

Course Code

Courses

Credit Hours

CC/Eng-102

Compulsory English: Academic reading & writing

3(3+0)

CC/PS-101

Pakistan studies

2(2+0)

CC/Math-101

Elementary mathematics

3(3+0)

Maj/GDS-102

Introduction to gender and development studies- II

4(3+1)

Min/GDS-103

Min/PSY-102

Min/Pol.Sc-102

Development of social thoughts

Elements of psychology II

Fundamentals of political science

3(3+0)

 

 

Min/GDS-104

Min/SW-102

Pakistani society and culture

Basic methods of social work

3(3+0)

 

Total Credit Hours

18

 

 

Year – II

Semester –III:

Course Code

Courses

Credit Hours

CC/Eng-201

Compulsory English: Communication skills

3(3+0)

EC/CS-101

Introduction to computer application

3(3+0)

Maj /GDS-201

Meaning and significance of gender and development

3(3+0)

Maj/GDS-202

Contemporary gender issues

4(3+1)

Min/GDS-201

Min/PSY-201

Min/Pol.Sc-201

Min/SW-201

Sociological theories

Psychology of adjustment

The comparative political systems: Developed

Social development of Pakistan

3(3+0)

 

 

Total Credit Hours

16

 

Semester –IV:

Course Code

Courses

Credit Hours

CC/Eng-202

Compulsory English: Advanced academic reading and writing

3(3+0)

CC/Stat-101

Introduction to statistics

3(3+0)

Maj/GDS-203

Feminist theories and movements

3(3+0)

Maj/GDS-204

Gender and Socio-cultural Issues

4(3+1)

Min/GDS-202

Min/PSY-202

Min/Pol.Sc-202

Min/SW-202

Social psychology

Organizational and social psychology

The comparative political systems: Developing

Secondary methods & fields of Social Work

3(3+0)

 

 

Total Credit Hours

16

 

 

 

Year – III

Semester- V:

Course Code

Courses

Credit Hours

Maj/GDS-301

Psychology of gender

3(3+0)

Maj/GDS-302

Methods of gender and development research- I

3(3+0)

Maj/GDS-303

Gender and literature

3(3+0)

Maj/GDS-304

Gender and occupation

3(3+0)

Maj/GDS-305

Presentation skills

4(3+1)

Total Credit Hours

16

Semester- VI:

Course Code

Courses

Credit Hours

Maj/GDS-306

Methods of gender and development research II

3(3+0)

Maj/GDS-307

Advanced statistics

4(3+1)

Maj/GDS-308

Gender in religious perspective

3(3+0)

Maj/GDS-309

Gender and media

3(3+0)

Maj/GDS-310

Seminar presentation

4(3+1)

Total Credit Hours

17

 

Year – IV

Semester –VII:

Course Code

Courses

Credit Hours

Maj/GDS-401

Gender and economic development

3(3+0)

Maj/GDS-402

Gender and politics

3(3+0)

Maj/GDS-403

Gender and law

3(3+0)

Maj/GDS-407

Entrepreneurial skills development

4(3+1)

Maj/GDS-405

Computerized analysis and scientific report writing

4(3+1)

Total Credit Hours

17

 

Semester –VIII:

Course Code

Courses

Credit Hours

Maj/GDS-406

Gender and Education

3(3+0)

Maj/GDS-404

Gender and health

3(3+0)

Maj/GDS-408

Helping women in distress: Counseling skills

4(3+1)

Maj/GDS-409

Internship/Research report

06

Total Credit Hours

16

 

Grand Total BS Credit Hours = 131

 

 

 

 

 

 

MS Program

Eligibility Criteria for MS

 

  • Students with a BS or Masters (16 years) degree in Gender and Development Studies / Gender Studies / Women Studies are eligible to apply.

 

  • All other requirements are as per university admission policy (Please see University eligibility criteria for MS admission)

 

 

Scheme of Studies

Year – I

Semester – I:

Course Code

Courses

Credit Hours

GDS-501

Gender and Development: Principles and Concepts

3(3+0)

GDS-502

Research Methodology

3(3+0)

GDS-506

Gender, Enterprise and Organizations

3(3+0)

GDS-504

Pro-Seminar Presentation

3(3+0)

Total Credit Hours

12

 

Semester- II:

Course Code

Courses

Credit Hours

GDS-505

Gender Politics, Civil Society and Human Rights

3(3+0)

GDS-503

Statistics and Computing

3(3+0)

GDS-507

Gender and Health

3(3+0)

GDS-508

NGO Establishment and Operations

3(3+0)

Total Credit Hours

12

 

Year – II

Semester- III:

*Students can choose anyone from the following GDS 601 elective course in Semester III.

Course Code

Courses

Credit Hours

*GDS-601

Gender, Technology and Economic Development

3(3+0)

*GDS-601

Gender and Environment

3(3+0)

*GDS-601

Counseling Skills & Communication Skills

3(3+0)

*GDS-601

Men and Masculinity

3(3+0)

GDS-602

Internship / Community Development Project

3(3+0)

Total Credit Hours

06

Semester- IV:

Course Code

Courses

Credit Hours

GDS-603

Thesis

06

Total MS Credit Hours

36