Department of Political Science

Scheme of Studies

BS Program (4 Years Program)

Nature of Courses

Numbers of Course

Credits Hours

Compulsory Courses (No choice)

06

18

Compulsory Courses

02

04

Basic Course

02

06

Foundation Courses

08

24

Minor Courses form other discipline

06

18

Major Courses

10

30

Elective

09

27

Internship/Research Report

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06

Total

43

133

YEAR-1
SEMESTER-I

Course No

Course Title

Credits

CC/Eng-108

Literary Reading and Grammar: Syntax

3(3+0)

CC/Isl-101/CC/Phil-101

Islamic Education / Ethics (For Non Muslims)

2(2+0)

CC/Maths-101/CC/Stat-101

Mathematics / Introduction to Statistics
(Choose Any One)

3(3+0)

Maj/Pol.Sc-101

Principles of Political Science

3(3+0)

GROUP I

Min/I.R-101
Min/Mass Communication-101

Fundamentals of International Relations (Minor-I)
Introduction to Communication and Journalism. (Minor-II)

3(3+0)

3(3+0)

GROUP II

Min/I.R-101
Min/Econ-101

Fundamentals of International Relations (Minor-I)
Micro Economics (Minor-II)

3(3+0)

GROUP III

Min/I.R-101
Min/Geog-101

Fundamentals of International Relations (Minor-I)
Physical Geography-I (Minor-II)

3(3+0)

GROUP IV

Min/Pak-St-101

Ideological Foundations of Pakistan (1857-1920) (Minor-I) Choose Any One

3(3+0)

Min/Punj-101
Min/PER-101
Min/Eng-101

Min/ARA-101

Min/Urd-101

Nasar QadeemTeJadeed
Literature and Primary Grammar-I
English Literature-I
Introduction to Arabic Language-I
Urdu SharouAdab-I
(Minor –II) Choose Any One

3(3+0)

 

Total Credits

17

SEMESTER-II

Course No

Course Title

Credits

CC/Eng-109

Basic Study and Writing Skills

3(3+0)

CC/PS-101

Pakistan Studies

2(2+0)

EC/CS-201

Introduction to Computer

3(3+0)

Maj/Pol.Sc-102

Political Dynamics

3(3+0)

GROUP I

Min/IR-102
Min/Mass Communication.102

Paradigms of International Relations (Minor-I)
Introduction to news writingTechniques(Minor-II)

3(3+0)
3(3+0)

GROUP II

Min/IR-102
Min/Econ-102

Paradigms of International Relations (Minor-I)
Micro Economics (Minor-II)

3(3+0)
3(3+0)

GROUP III

Min/IR-102

Paradigms of International Relations (Minor-I)

3(3+0)

Min/Geog-102

Physical Geography-II (Minor-II)

3(3+0)

GROUP IV

Min/Pak.St-102

Ideological Foundations of Pakistan-II (Minor-I)

3(3+0)

Min/Punj-102
Min/PER-102
Min/Eng-102
Min/ARA-102
Min/Urd-102

ShairiQadeemTeJadeed
Literature and Primary Grammar-II
English Literature-II
Introduction to Arabic Language-II
Urdu SharouAdab-II
(Minor –II) Choose Any One

3(3+0)

 

Total Credits

17

 

YEAR-2
SEMESTER-III

Course No

Course Title

Credits

CC/Eng-204

English verse and Communication Skills- I

3(3+0)

Maj/Pol.Sc-201

Comparative Constitutions: The United States and UK

3(3+0)

Maj/Pol.Sc-202

Constitutional Development in Pakistan

3(3+0)

Maj/Pol.Sc-203

Pakistan Movement I

3(3+0)

Maj/Pol.Sc-204

Human Rights in Pakistan/Political Ideologies

3(3+0)

GROUP I

Min/I.R-201

Min/Mass Communication.201

Global Politics-I (Minor-I)

Introduction to Electronic Media (Minor –II)

3(3+0)

3(3+0)

GROUP II

Min/I.R-201

Min/Econ-201

Global Politics-I (Minor-I)

Mathematical Economics (Minor-II)

3(3+0)

3(3+0)

GROUP III

Min/I.R-201

Global Politics-I (Minor-I)

3(3+0)

Min/Geog-201

 

Human Geography (Minor-II)

    3(3+0)

GROUP IV

Min/Pak.St-201

Concept of Society and Culture (Minor-I)

3(3+0)

Min/Punj-201

Min/PER-201

Min/Eng-201

Min/ARA-201

Min/Urd-201

Punjabi TareekhTeSaqafat

Persian Literature and Primary Grammar

English Literature-III

Introduction to Arabic Literature-I

Urdu SharouAdab-III

(Minor –II) Choose Any One

3(3+0)

 

Total Credits

18

SEMESTER-IV

Course No

Course Title

Credits

CC/Eng-205

Communication Skills- II

3(3+0)

Maj/Pol.Sc-205

Comparative Constitutions: Turkey and China

3(3+0)

Maj/Pol.Sc-206

Ideology and Politics  in Pakistan

3(3+0)

Maj/Pol.Sc-207

Pakistan Movement-II

3(3+0)

Maj/Pol.Sc-208

Local Government

3(3+0)

GROUP I

Min/I.R-202

Min/Mass Communication.202

(Minor-I)GlobalPolitics. II

Media and Information Literacy (Minor –II)

3(3+0)

3(3+0)

GROUP II

Min/I.R-202

Min/Econ-202

Global Politics-II (Minor-I)

Economics of Pakistan (Minor-II)

3(3+0)

3(3+0)

GROUP III

Min/I.R-202

Global Politics-II (Minor-I)

3(3+0)

Min/Geog-202

Geography of Pakistan (Minor-II)

3(3+0)

GROUP IV

Min/Pak.St-202

Pakistani Society and Culture (Minor-I)

3(3+0)

Min/Punj-202

Min/PER-202

Min/Eng-202

Min/ARA-202

Min/Urd-202

Sahafat

Persian Literature and Rhetoric

English Literature-IV

Introduction to Arabic Literature-II

Urdu ShorauAdab-IV

(Minor –II) Choose Any One

3(3+0)

 

Total Credits

18

YEAR-3
SEMESTER-V

Course No

Course Title

Credits

EC/Pol.Sc-301

Dynamics of Politics in Pakistan

3(3+0)

EC/Pol.Sc-302

International Organizations/Diplomacy

3(3+0)

Maj/Pol.Sc-301

Comparative and Developmental Politics (Conceptual Frame Work)-I

3(3+0)

Maj/Pol.Sc-302

Western Political Thought-I

3(3+0)

Maj/Pol.Sc-303

International Relations

3(3+0)

 

Total Credits

15

SEMESTER-VI

Course No

Course Title

Credits

EC/Pol.Sc-303

Regional Organizations/ Religious Extremism in Pakistan

3(3+0)

EC/Pol.Sc-304

Public Administration/Diplomatic History/Foreign Policy of Pakistan

3(3+0)

Maj/Pol.Sc-304

Comparative and Developmental Politics (Society and Governments)-II

3(3+0)

Maj/Pol.Sc-305

Western Political Thought-II

3(3+0)

Maj/Pol.Sc-306

Research Methodology

3(3+0)

 

Total Credits

15

YEAR-4
SEMESTER-VII

Course No

Course Title

Credits

EC/Pol.Sc-401

International Law (Laws of Peace)

3(3+0)

EC/Pol.Sc-402

Globalization and International Relations/Political Sociology

3(3+0)

EC/Pol.Sc-403

Issues of  Governance and Democracy in Pakistan

3(3+0)

Maj/Pol.Sc-401

Foreign Policy of Major Powers-I

3(3+0)

Maj/Pol.Sc-402

Muslim Political Thought

3(3+0)

 

Total Credits

15

SEMESTER-VIII

Course No

Course Title

Credits

EC/Pol.Sc-404

International Law (Laws of War)

3(3+0)

EC/Pol.Sc-405

International Financial Regimes/Conflict and Conflict Resolution.

3(3+0)

Maj/Pol.Sc-403

Foreign Policy of Major Powers-II

3(3+0)

Maj/Pol.Sc-404

Dissertation/Internship

6

 

Total Credits

15

Total Hours:  17+17+18+18+15+15+15+15=133 CR

** Internship will be offered in 7th Semester.

MS Program (2 Years Program)

 

Scheme of Studies
1st Semester – MS 1st Year
:

Course No

Course Title

Credit Hours

Pol.Sc-504

Research  Methodology

3

Pol.Sc-503

Comparative   and   Developmental   Politics

3

Pol.Sc-501

Theories of IR

3

Pol.Sc-506

International Political Economy

3

 

Total

12

2nd Semester

Course No

Course Title

Credit Hours

Pol.Sc-508

            Dynamics of  Federalism in Pakistan

3

Pol.Sc-505

Politics and ethnicity in Pakistan

3

Pol.Sc-509

                           Central Asia

3

Pol.Sc-507

 Good Governance and Democracy in Pakistan

3

 

Total Credit Hours

12

Optional Courses

v Terrorism and Counter Terrorism

v Political Economy of Pakistan

v Role  of  Super  Powers  in  South Asia

v Political Sociology

3rd & 4th Semester – MS 2nd Year:

Course No

Course Title

Credit Hours

Pol.Sc-601

Seminar course in semester III

2 Credit Hours

Pol.Sc-602

Research work/ Thesis*

06 Credit Hours

 

Total Credit Hours

08

Total Credit Hours: 12+12+08=32CR
*
Research Work/Thesis will be offered in 3rd Semester.
Assessment Strategy as per university policy

Ph.D. Program (3-5 Years)

  • Minimum 18 years of education M.Phil. / MS in the Relevant Field
  • The candidates must have obtained 3.00/4.00 CGPA in semester or 60% marks in annual system.
  • Entry test (60% qualifying marks) and interview organized by university is mandatory for admission in Ph.D. program.
  • Candidates working in Government/semi-government institutions have to submit NOC from concerned organization.
  • Admissions in PhD program will be carried out twice a year, in spring and in autumn depending upon the availability of seats.