BS Political Science

Program Structure

Department of Political Science offers 4 years BS Political Science degree program equivalent to 16 years of education. The program consists of 8 semesters and offers compulsory, foundation, general and elective modules as per the HEC criteria. The BS program specifically aims at catering the student’s objectives of gaining the enhanced analytical skills in the field of political science for professional development.

Duration

4 Years

Eligibility Criteria

Intermediate or equivalent qualification with 45 % marks

Scheme of Studies

Semester-1
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
BSPOLSC-201 BSPOLSC _ COM English I 3-0
BSPOLSC-202 BSPOLSC _ COM Mathematics 3-0
BSPOLSC-101 BSPOLSC _ FOU Introduction to Political Science I 3-0
BSPOLSC-203 BSPOLSC _ COM Pak Studies 2-0
BSPOLSC-401 BSPOLSC _ MAJ Introduction to International Relations 3-0
BSPOLSC-301 BSPOLSC _ GE Introduction to Gender Studies 3-0
Semester-2
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
BSPOLSC-205 BSPOLSC _ COM Islamic Studies 2-0
BSPOLSC-204 BSPOLSC _ COM English II 3-0
BSPOLSC-206 BSPOLSC _ COM Introduction to Political Science II 3-0
BSPOLSC-302 BSPOLSC _ GE Introduction to Economics 3-0
BSPOLSC-303 BSPOLSC _ GE Introduction to LAW 3-0
BSPOLSC-304 BSPOLSC _ GE Principles of Sociology 3-0
Semester-3
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
BSPOLSC-207 BSPOLSC _ COM English III 3-0
BSPOLSC-208 BSPOLSC _ COM Introduction to Basics in Computer 3-0
BSPOLSC-102 BSPOLSC _ FOU Introduction to Political Science III 3-0
BSPOLSC-305 BSPOLSC _ GE Introduction to Journalism 3-0
BSPOLSC-103 BSPOLSC _ FOU Political System(Developed) 4-0
Semester-4
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
BSPOLSC-209 BSPOLSC _ COM English IV 3-0
BSPOLSC-104 BSPOLSC _ FOU Political System(Developing) 4-0
BSPOLSC-105 BSPOLSC _ FOU Pakistan Movement 4-0
BSPOLSC-306 BSPOLSC _ GE History of Civilization 3-0
BSPOLSC-307 BSPOLSC _ GE Geography 3-0
Semester-5
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
BSPOLSC-106 BSPOLSC _ FOU Western Political Philosophy-I 4-0
BSPOLSC-107 BSPOLSC _ FOU Muslim Political Philosophy-I 3-0
BSPOLSC-402 BSPOLSC _ MAJ Comparative & Development Politics - I 4-0
BSPOLSC-403 BSPOLSC _ MAJ Diplomacy 3-0
BSPOLSC-501 BSPOLSC _ ELE Public Administration 4-0
Semester-6
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
BSPOLSC-108 BSPOLSC _ FOU Western Political Philosophy-II 4-0
BSPOLSC-109 BSPOLSC _ FOU Muslim Political Philosophy-II 3-0
BSPOLSC-405 BSPOLSC _ MAJ Comparative & Development Politics-II 3-0
BSPOLSC-406 BSPOLSC _ MAJ History of International Relations 4-0
BSPOLSC-407 BSPOLSC _ MAJ Introduction To Local Government 3-0
Semester-7
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
BSPOLSC-408 BSPOLSC _ MAJ Research Methodology 4-0
BSPOLSC-409 BSPOLSC _ MAJ Ideology & Dynamics of Pakistan's Politics 3-0
BSPOLSC-410 BSPOLSC _ MAJ Foreign Policy Analysis 3-0
BSPOLSC-502 BSPOLSC _ ELE Conflict & Conflict Resolution 3-0
BSPOLSC-503 BSPOLSC _ ELE Foreign Policies of US, UK & Russia 3-0
Semester-8
Course Code Category Course Title Cr.Hrs. Prerequisites
BSPOLSC-504 BSPOLSC _ ELE Constitutional Development & Pakistan's Politics 3-0
BSPOLSC-411 BSPOLSC _ MAJ Political Economy of Pakistan 3-0
BSPOLSC-412 BSPOLSC _ MAJ International Organizations 3-0
BSPOLSC-413 BSPOLSC _ MAJ Foreign Policy of Pakistan 3-0
BSPOLSC-414 BSPOLSC _ MAJ Research Report 0-0

Degree Completion Requirements

8 semesters with 2.5 CGPA