Department of Visual Arts

Scheme of Studies

MS Fine Arts (Art History)
MS PROGRAM
SEMESTER 1

Sr. No

Course No

Course Title

Course Credits

1

MS-FA-501

History of Western Art-I

3

2

MS-FA-502

History of Muslim Art

3

3

MS-FA-503

History of South Asian Art-I

3

4

MS-FA-504

Research Methodology

3

 

Total Credit Hours

12

 SEMESTER 2

Sr. No

Course No

Course Title

Course Credits

1

MS-FA-505

History of Western Art-II

3

2

MS-FA-506

History of Muslim Architecture

3

3

MS-FA-507

History of South Asian Art-II

3

4

MS-FA-508

Seminar

1

5

MS-FA-509

Research paper

2

 

Total Credit Hours

12

SEMESTER 3 & 4

Sr. No

Course No

Course Title

Course Credits

1

MS-FA-601

Art History Research proposal  and presentation of the major area of research

2 (1+1)

3

MS-FA-602

Research /Thesis Work

10

 

Total Credit Hours

12

MS Fine Arts (Studio Practice)

SEMESTER 1

Sr. No

    Course No

Course Title

Course Credits

1

MS-FA-5010

An over view of Art History-I

3

2

MS-FA-504

Research Methodology-

3

3

MS-FA-5011

Drawing –I

3

4

MS-FA-5012

Studio Practice–I

3

 

 

Total Credit Hours

12

SEMESTER 2

Sr. No

Course No

Course Title

Course Credits

1

MS-FA-5013

An over view of Art History-II

3

3

MS-FA-5014

Drawing – II

3

4

MS-FA-5015

Studio Practice-II

3

5

MS-FA-5016

Group Show and artist talks

3(2+1)

 

Total Credit Hours

12

SEMESTER 3&4

Sr. No

Course No

Course Title

Course Credits

1

MS-FA-603

Studio Practice Research proposal  and presentation of the main concept of Studio Practice

2(1+1)

2

MS-FA-604

Thesis Report

2

3

MS-FA-605

Thesis Exhibition and Jury

8

 

Total Credit Hours

12

PhD Fine Arts- Art History

SEMESTER 1

 

Code

Course title

Cr. Hr.

FA-701

Research Methodology- Reading-I

3

FA-702

Aesthetic and Philosophy-I

3

FA-7*

Specialized Course Choose from Annexure A

3

Total Credit Hours

9

 

 SEMESTER 2

 

Code

Course title

Cr. Hr.

FA-703

Research Methodology – Reading- II

3

FA-704

Aesthetics and Philosophy – II

3

FA-7**

Specialized Courses Choose from Annexure B

3

Total Credit Hours

9

 

Annexure ‘A’                      List of Specialized COURSES

Code

Course title

Cr. Hr.

FA-705

Crafts in Pakistan and Research Paper and Presentation-I

3+0

FA-707

Early and Medieval History of Islamic Architecture and Research paper and Presentation-I

3+0

FA-709

Early and Medieval History of Islamic Art and Research paper and Presentation- I

3+0

FA-711

Art in Pakistan and Research paper and presentation-I

3+0

 

Annexure ‘B’                      List of Specialized Courses

Code

Course title

Cr. Hr.

FA-706

Crafts in Pakistan and Research paper and presentation-II

3+0

FA-708

History of Islamic Architecture and Research Paper and Presentation-II

3+0

FA-710

History of Islamic Art and Research Paper and Presentation- II

3+0

FA-712

Art in Pakistan and Research Paper and Presentation-I

3+0

PhD Fine Arts- Studio practice

SEMESTER 1

Code

Course title

Cr. Hr.

FA-SP-713

Research Reading-I

3

FA-SP-715

Philosophy of Art- I (Theories of Different Philosophers)

3

FA-SP-717

Creative Practice- I

3

Total Credit Hours

9

 SEMESTER 2

Code

Course title

Cr. Hr.

FA-SP-714

Research Reading-II

3

FA-SP-716

Philosophy of Art-II (Theories Related to Art Work)

3

FA-SP-720

Creative Practice-II

3

Total Credit Hours

9

BFA Year- I

Foundation Year Courses 

1st PROFESSIONAL

Course Code

Name of Subject

Marks

Cr.H

CC/Eng-105

English – 1

100

4

CC/PS-102

Pakistan Studies

40

2

FC/BFA-101

Design

150

5

FC/BFA-102

Drawing

150

5

FC-BFA-103

Sculpture

150

5

FC/BFA-106

Drafting

150

5

FC-BFA-107

Art and aesthetics

100

4

FC/BFA-108

History of art

100

4

 

Total

940

34

BFA Year II
2nd PROFESSIONAL

Course Code

Name of Subject

Marks

Cr.H

CC/Eng-106

English-II

100

4

CC/Isl-102/CC-Phil-102

Islamic Studies/Ethics (For Non-Muslim)

60

3

C/BFA-VA-201

History of Western Art (Theory)

100

4

C/BFA-VA-202

History of Islamic Art and Architecture (Theory)

100

4

C/BFA-VA-203

Computer Skills

100

4

C/BFA-VA-204

Drawing

120

5

C/BFA-VA-205

Two Dimensional Art

120

5

C/BFA-VA-206

Three Dimensional Art

120

5

C/BFA-VA-207

Traditional Art

120

5

C/BFA-VA-208

New Media Art

120

5

Total

1060

44

BFA Year III

3rd PROFESSIONAL

Course Code

Name of Subject

Marks

Cr.H.

C/BFA-VA-319

History of Modern Art

100

4

C/BFA-VA-320

History of Indian Art and Architecture

100

4

C/BFA-VA-321

Creative Writing

100

4

C/BFA-VA-322

Conceptual Drawing

100

4

C/BFA-VA-323

Art Curator: Internship

100

4

Total

500

20

List of Majors of Visual Arts

The students will choose any one major for 3rd Professional year of studies. Along with the Major Subject the student will study two minors/elective courses. Each Major will offer two lists of minor/elective courses and students will choose any one minor from the given two categories. Each major course will be taught with two minor/elective courses.

Sr. No.

Course Code

Name of Major Courses

Marks

Cr.H.

1

Maj/BFA-VA-301

Painting

240

9

2

Maj/BFA-VA-302

Sculpture 

240

9

3

Maj/BFA-VA-303

Ceramics

240

9

4

Maj/BFA-VA-304

Miniature Painting

240

9

5

Maj/BFA-VA-305

Print Making

240

9

6

Maj/BFA-VA-306

Calligraphy

240

9

7

Maj/BFA-VA-307

Art History

240

9

List of Minor/Elective Courses

Sr.No.

Course Code

Name of Minor/Elective Courses

Marks

Cr.H.

1

EC/BFA-VA-309

Museum Studies

100

4

2

EC/BFA-VA-310

Art Restoration

100

4

3

EC/BFA-VA-311

Art therapy

100

4

4

EC/BFA-VA-312

Jewelry making

100

4

5

EC/BFA-VA-313

Persian Language

100

4

6

EC/BFA-VA-314

Book Illustration

100

4

7

EC/BFA-VA-315

History of Ceramics

100

4

8

EC/BFA-VA-316

Material and Process

100

4

9

EC/BFA-VA-317

Art Appreciation

100

4

10

EC/BFA-VA-318

Introduction to Islamic Architecture I

100

4

BFA Year IV
4th PROFESSIONAL

In 4th Prof. Visual Arts the students will continue their selected Majors of 3rd Prof. along one elective course from the given list.

Scheme of Studies

Course Code

Name of Subject

Marks

Cr.H

C/BFA-VA-412

Art in Pakistan

100

4

C/BFA-VA-413

Art Criticism

100

4

C/BFA-VA-414

Conceptual Drawing

200

8

Total

400

16

Area of Specialization (Major) Painting

 

Maj/BFA-VA-401

Painting

560

10

EC/BFA-VA-408
EC/BFA-VA-409
EC/BFA-VA-410
EC/BFA-VA-411

Art Restoration
Art Therapy
New Media Arts
Introduction to Islamic Architecture II
(Choose any one)

100

4

Total

660

14

 

Area of Specialization (Major) Sculpture

 

 

Maj/BFA-VA-402

Sculpture

560

10

EC/BFA-VA-408
EC/BFA-VA-409
EC/BFA-VA-410
EC/BFA-VA-411

Art Restoration
Art Therapy
New Media Arts
Introduction to Islamic Architecture II
(Choose any one)

100

4

Total

600

660

 

Area of Specialization (Major) Ceramics

 

 

Maj/BFA-VA-403

Ceramics

560

10

EC/BFA-VA-408
EC/BFA-VA-409
EC/BFA-VA-410
EC/BFA-VA-411

Art Restoration
Art Therapy
New Media Arts
Introduction to Islamic Architecture II
(Choose any one)

100

4

Total

600

660

Area of Specialization (Major) Miniature Painting

 

Maj/BFA-VA-404

Miniature Painting

560

10

EC/BFA-VA-408
EC/BFA-VA-409
EC/BFA-VA-410
EC/BFA-VA-411

Art Restoration
Art Therapy
New Media Arts
Introduction to Islamic Architecture II
(Choose any one )

100

4

Total

600

660

Area of Specialization (Major) Print Making

 

Maj/BFA-VA-405

Print Making

560

10

EC/BFA-VA-408
EC/BFA-VA-409
EC/BFA-VA-410
EC/BFA-VA-411

Art Restoration
Art Therapy
New Media Arts
Introduction to Islamic Architecture II
(Choose any one)

100

4

Total

600

660

Area of Specialization (Major) Calligraphy

 

Maj/BFA-VA-406

Calligraphy

560

10

EC/BFA-VA-408

EC/BFA-VA-409

EC/BFA-VA-410

EC/BFA-VA-411

Art Restoration

Art Therapy

 New Media Arts

Introduction to Islamic Architecture II

(Choose any one)

100

4

Total     

600

660

Area of Specialization (Major) Art History

 

Maj/BFA-VA-407

Art History

560

10

EC/BFA-VA-408

EC/BFA-VA-409

EC/BFA-VA-410

EC/BFA-VA-411

Art Restoration

Art Therapy

 New Media Arts

Introduction to Islamic Architecture II

(Choose any one)

100

4

Total           

600

660

 
 

 Foundation Year Courses 

1st PROFESSIONAL

Scheme of Study

Course Code

Name of Subject

Marks

Cr.H

CC/Eng-105

English – 1

100

4

CC/PS-102

Pakistan Studies

40

2

FC/BFA-101

Design

150

5

FC/BFA-102

Drawing

150

5

FC-BFA-103

Sculpture

150

5

FC/BFA-106

Drafting

150

5

FC-BFA-107

Art and aesthetics

100

4

FC/BFA-108

History of art

100

4

 

Total

940

34

SCHEME OF STUDIES BFA VISUAL ARTS PROGRAM

BFA Year II
2nd PROFESSIONAL

Course Code

Name of Subject

Marks

Cr.H

CC/Eng-106

English-II

100

4

CC/Isl-102/CC-Phil-102

Islamic Studies/Ethics (For Non-Muslim)

60

3

C/BFA-VA-201

History of Western Art (Theory)

100

4

C/BFA-VA-202

History of Islamic Art and Architecture (Theory)

100

4

C/BFA-VA-203

Computer Skills

100

4

C/BFA-VA-204

Drawing

120

5

C/BFA-VA-205

Two Dimensional Art

120

5

C/BFA-VA-206

Three Dimensional Art

120

5

C/BFA-VA-207

Traditional Art

120

5

C/BFA-VA-208

New Media Art

120

5

Total

1060

44

BFA Year III

3rd PROFESSIONAL

Course Code

Name of Subject

Marks

Cr.H.

C/BFA-VA-319

History of Modern Art

100

4

C/BFA-VA-320

History of Indian Art and Architecture

100

4

C/BFA-VA-321

Creative Writing

100

4

C/BFA-VA-322

Conceptual Drawing

100

4

C/BFA-VA-323

Art Curator: Internship

100

4

Total

500

20

List of Majors of Visual Arts

The students will choose any one major for 3rd Professional year of studies. Along with the Major Subject the student will study two minors/elective courses. Each Major will offer two lists of minor/elective courses and students will choose any one minor from the given two categories. Each major course will be taught with two minor/elective courses.

Sr. No.

Course Code

Name of Major Courses

Marks

Cr.H.

1

Maj/BFA-VA-301

Painting

240

9

2

Maj/BFA-VA-302

Sculpture 

240

9

3

Maj/BFA-VA-303

Ceramics

240

9

4

Maj/BFA-VA-304

Miniature Painting

240

9

5

Maj/BFA-VA-305

Print Making

240

9

6

Maj/BFA-VA-306

Calligraphy

240

9

7

Maj/BFA-VA-307

Art History

240

9

List of Minor/Elective Courses

Sr.No.

Course Code

Name of Minor/Elective Courses

Marks

Cr.H.

1

EC/BFA-VA-309

Museum Studies

100

4

2

EC/BFA-VA-310

Art Restoration

100

4

3

EC/BFA-VA-311

Art therapy

100

4

4

EC/BFA-VA-312

Jewelry making

100

4

5

EC/BFA-VA-313

Persian Language

100

4

6

EC/BFA-VA-314

Book Illustration

100

4

7

EC/BFA-VA-315

History of Ceramics

100

4

8

EC/BFA-VA-316

Material and Process

100

4

9

EC/BFA-VA-317

Art Appreciation

100

4

10

EC/BFA-VA-318

Introduction to Islamic Architecture I

100

4

BFA Year IV

4th PROFESSIONAL

In 4th Prof. Visual Arts the students will continue their selected Majors of 3rd Prof. along one elective course from the given list.

Scheme of Studies

Course Code

Name of Subject

Marks

Cr.H

C/BFA-VA-412

Art in Pakistan

100

4

C/BFA-VA-413

Art Criticism

100

4

C/BFA-VA-414

Conceptual Drawing

200

8

Total

400

16

Area of Specialization (Major) Painting

 

Maj/BFA-VA-401

Painting

560

10

EC/BFA-VA-408
EC/BFA-VA-409
EC/BFA-VA-410
EC/BFA-VA-411

Art Restoration
Art Therapy
New Media Arts
Introduction to Islamic Architecture II
(Choose any one)

100

4

Total

660

14

 

Area of Specialization (Major) Sculpture

 

 

Maj/BFA-VA-402

Sculpture

560

10

EC/BFA-VA-408
EC/BFA-VA-409
EC/BFA-VA-410
EC/BFA-VA-411

Art Restoration
Art Therapy
New Media Arts
Introduction to Islamic Architecture II
(Choose any one)

100

4

Total

600

660

 

Area of Specialization (Major) Ceramics

 

 

Maj/BFA-VA-403

Ceramics

560

10

EC/BFA-VA-408
EC/BFA-VA-409
EC/BFA-VA-410
EC/BFA-VA-411

Art Restoration
Art Therapy
New Media Arts
Introduction to Islamic Architecture II
(Choose any one)

100

4

Total

600

660

Area of Specialization (Major) Miniature Painting

 

Maj/BFA-VA-404

Miniature Painting

560

10

EC/BFA-VA-408
EC/BFA-VA-409
EC/BFA-VA-410
EC/BFA-VA-411

Art Restoration
Art Therapy
New Media Arts
Introduction to Islamic Architecture II
(Choose any one )

100

4

Total

600

660

Area of Specialization (Major) Print Making

 

Maj/BFA-VA-405

Print Making

560

10

EC/BFA-VA-408
EC/BFA-VA-409
EC/BFA-VA-410
EC/BFA-VA-411

Art Restoration
Art Therapy
New Media Arts
Introduction to Islamic Architecture II
(Choose any one)

100

4

Total

600

660

Area of Specialization (Major) Calligraphy

 

Maj/BFA-VA-406

Calligraphy

560

10

EC/BFA-VA-408

EC/BFA-VA-409

EC/BFA-VA-410

EC/BFA-VA-411

Art Restoration

Art Therapy

 New Media Arts

Introduction to Islamic Architecture II

(Choose any one)

100

4

Total     

600

660

Area of Specialization (Major) Art History

 

Maj/BFA-VA-407

Art History

560

10

EC/BFA-VA-408

EC/BFA-VA-409

EC/BFA-VA-410

EC/BFA-VA-411

Art Restoration

Art Therapy

 New Media Arts

Introduction to Islamic Architecture II

(Choose any one)

100

4

Total           

600

660