Pol-Sci Programs

BS Political Science

  • Duration: 04 Years (8 Semesters)
  • Teaching System: Semester System

Scheme of Studies

YEAR -I
SEMESTER-I SEMESTER-II
Course Category Course Code Course Title Credits Course Category Course Code Course Title Credits
Compulsory ENG-122 English-I 3(3+0) Compulsory ENG-123 English-II 3(3+0)
Compulsory ISL-100 Islamic Studies 2(2+0) Compulsory PKS-100 Pakistan Studies 2(2+0)
Compulsory CS-100 Introduction to Computers 3(3+0) Compulsory MATH-100 Compulsory Mathematics 3(3+0)
Compulsory POL-127 Introduction to Political Science-I 3(3+0) General SOC-112 Introduction to Human Rights 3(3+0)
General POL-126 Introduction to International Relations 3(3+0) Foundation POL-128 Introduction to Political Science-II 3(3+0)
General ECON-114 Introduction to Economics 3(3+0)
General PSY-118 Introduction to Psychology-I 3(3+0)
Total Credit Hours 17 Total Credit Hours 17
YEAR –II
SEMESTER-III SEMESTER-IV
Course Category Course Code Course Title Credits Course Category Course Code Course Title Credits
Compulsory ENG-224 English-III 3(3+0) Compulsory ENG- English-IV 3(3+0)
General POL-242 Political History of Pakistan since 1947 3(3+0) General HIST-101 Introduction to History 3(3+0)
General MGT-318 Entrepreneurship-I 3(0+3) Foundation POL-241 Pakistan Movement 3(0+3)
Foundation POL-229 Introduction to Political Science-III 3(3+0) Foundation POL-247 Political Systems (Developing) China, India, Turkey 3(3+0)
Foundation POL-246 Political Systems (Developed) UK & USA 3(3+0) Major POL-213 Diplomacy 3(3+0)
Major POL-252 Politics of Federalism 3(3+0) Major POL-356 Public Administration in Pakistan 3(3+0)
Total Credit Hours 18 Total Credit Hours 18
YEAR –III
SEMESTER-V SEMESTER-VI
Course Category COURSE CODE Course Title Credits Course Category Course Code Course Title Credits
Foundation POL-363 Western Political Philosophy-I 3(3+0) Foundation POL-337 Muslim Political Philosophy-II 3(3+0)
Foundation POL-336 Muslim Political Philosophy-I 3(3+0) Foundation POL-364 Western Political Philosophy-II 3(3+0)
Major POL-333 Local Government in Pakistan 3(0+3) Major POL-305 Comparative & Development Politics-II 3(0+3)
Major POL-238 NGO’s in Pakistan 3(3+0) Major POL-319 Governance in Pakistan: Problems, Issues & Strategies 3(3+0)
Major POL-304 Comparative & Development Politics-I 3(3+0) Major POL-334 Major Issues in Pakistan Politics 3(3+0)
Major POL-345 Political Sociology 3(3+0)
Total Credit Hours 15 Total Credit Hours 18
YEAR –IV
SEMESTER-VII SEMESTER-VIII
Course Category Course Code Course Title Credits Course Category Course Code Course Title Credits
Major POL-421 Ideology & Dynamics of Pakistan’s Politics 3(3+0) Major POL-415 Foreign Policy of Pakistan 3(3+0)
Major POL-443 Political Parties & Elections in Pakistan 3(3+0) Major POL-409 Constitutional Development & Pakistan’s Politics 3(3+0)
Major POL-460 Research Methodology 3(3+0) Major POL-402 Civil Military Relations 3(3+0)
Elective POL-407 Conflict & Conflict Resolution 3(3+0) Elective POL-425 International Relations in New Millennium 3(3+0)
Elective POL-416 Foreign Policy Analysis 3(3+0) Elective POL-424 International Organizations 3(3+0)
Total Credit Hours 15 Total Credit Hours 15

Eligibility Criteria (B.S Program):

  1. Only female candidates can apply.
  2. Candidate shall possess 12 years of education.
  3. Candidate must possess F.A/ F.Sc degree with majors in Political Sciences, International
  4. Relations, Civics, Journalism, History, Geography or any other relevant field of study.
  5. Candidate should not be enrolled in any other B.S. program in GCWUS or any other university.
  6. At least 50% marks are required in terminal degree to apply for B.S. admission.

Available Seats:

  • 60 Seats for B.S Program

MS Political Science

  • Duration: 02 Years (4 Semesters)
  • Teaching System: Semester System

Scheme of Studies

YEAR -I
Semester I Semester II
Course Category Course Code Course Title Cr. Hours Course Category Course Code Course Title Cr. Hours
Compulsory POL-501 Advance Research Methodology 3(3+0) Compulsory POL-504 Comparative & Developmental Politics 3(3+0)
Compulsory POL-534 Theories of I.R 3(3+0) Compulsory POL-512 Foreign Policy of Pakistan W.S.R.T Indo-Pak Relations 3(3+0)
Optional POL-520 Pakistan: Quaid’s Vision of State 3(3+0) Optional POL-531 State’s Security in Emerging World Order 3(3+0)
Optional POL-502 Area Studies: South Asia 3(3+0) Optional POL-507 Comparative Political Culture of South Asia 3(3+0)
Total Credit Hours 12 Total Credit Hours 12
YEAR –II
Semester III Semester IV
Course Category Course Code Course Title Cr. Hours Course Category Course Code Course Title Cr. Hours
Compulsory POL-600 Thesis 18(18+0) Compulsory POL-600 Thesis 18(18+0)
Total Credit Hours 18 Total Credit Hours 18

Eligibility Criteria (M.Phil. Program):

  1. Only female candidates can apply.
  2. Candidate shall possess 16 years of education.
  3. Candidate must possess an M.A /M.Sc. /B.S. degree in the fields of Political Sciences,
  4. International Relations or any other relevant field of study.
  5. Candidate should not be enrolled in any other M.Phil. program in GCWUS or any other university.
  6. Candidate shall have to pass Departmental Subject Based Written Test (arranged by department) and/or GAT (General) followed by an Interview focusing on logical reasoning of the candidate about her interest areas which will further be adopted as the area of dissertation research.

Available Seats:  15 Seats