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Government College Women University Faisalabad

BS Political Science

                                               Scheme of Studies
Semester-I
Course Code Course title Credit Hours
ENG-321 English-I : Language in use 3(3-0)
ISL-408 Islamic Studies 2(2-0)
POL-301 Introduction to Political Science-I 3(3-0)
ICT-321 Introduction to Computer 3(2-1)
ARB- 308 Arabic 3(3-0)
PHI-303 Logic and Critical Thinking 3(3-0)
Total: 17(16-1)
Semester-II
Course Code Course title Credit Hours
ENG-322 English-II : Academic reading and writing 3(3-0)
PST-321 Pakistan Studies 2(2-0)
POl-302 Introduction to Political Science-II 3(3-0)
POL-304  Introduction to Political Science-III   3(3-0)
HIS-402   History of Pakistan 3(3-0)
PSY-301  Introduction to Psychology 3(3-0)
Total: 17(17-0)
 
Semester-III
Course Code Course title Credit Hours
ENG-421 English-III : Communication Skills 3(3-0)
MTH-321 Mathematics-I 3(3-0)
POL-401 Political Systems (Developed) 3(3-0)
GEO-502 Geography of Pakistan 3(3-0)
POL-411 Introduction to Law 3(3-0)
CHM-300 Environmental Sciences 1(1-0)
Total: 16(16-0)
Semester-IV
Course Code Course title Credit Hours
ENG-424 English-IV: Language through Literature 3(3-0)
POL-402 Political Systems (Developing) 3(3-0)
POL-404 Pakistan Movement 3(3-0)
POL-406 Introduction to International Relations 3(3-0)
POL 408/POL-410 Human Rights ,Philosophy and History(POL-408)/Defense and Strategic Studies(POL-410) 3(3-0)
Total: 15(15-0)
Semester-V
Course Code Course title Credit Hours
POL-501 Western Political Philosophy-I 3(3-0)
POL-503 Muslim Political Philosophy-I 3(3-0)
POL-505 Comparative & Developmental Politics-I 3(3-0)
POL-507 Diplomacy 3(3-0)
POL-509 Public Administration 3(3-0)
POL-511 Public Opinion Political Parties & Pressure Groups 3(3-0)
Total: 18(18-0)
Semester-VI
Course Code Course title Credit Hours
POL-502 Western Political Philosophy-II 3(3-0)
POL-504 Muslim Political Philosophy-Il 3(3-0)
POL-506 Comparative & Developmental Politics-II 3(3-0)
POL-508 International Relations SINCE 1648 to 1945 3(3-0)
POL-510 Introduction to Local Government 3(3-0)
POL-512 Contemporary  issues of Muslim World  3(3-0)
CHIN-305 Learn Chinese Language 3(3-0)
Total: 18(18-0)
 
Semester-VII
Course Code Course title  Credit Hours
POL-601 Research Methodology 3(3-0)
POL-603 Ideology & dynamics of Pakistan’s politics 3(3-0)
POL-605 Foreign Policy Analysis 3(3-0)
POL-607 Federation in Pakistan 3(3-0)
POL-609 Foreign Policies of UK, USA and Russia  3(3-0)
POL-611 Civil & military Bureaucracy in Pakistan  3(3-0)
POL-630 Special problem 1(0-1)
Total: 19(18-1)
Semester-VIII
Course Code Course title  Credit Hours
POL-602 Constitutional Development  in Pakistan(Optional) 3(3-0)
POL-604 International Political Economy (Optional) 3(3-0)
POL-606 International Organizations (Optional) 3(3-0)
POL-608 Foreign Policy of Pakistan (Optional) 3(3-0)
POL-629 Seminar 1(0-1)
POL-634 Report writing 3(0-3)
POL-633  Thesis 6(0-6)
Total: 13
Total Credit Hours : 133

Note: Students opting for research report will study three optional courses and students opting for thesis will study two optional courses. Note: – Students securing 3.8 CGPA will be eligible for thesis. Note: General courses will be offered according to the availability of teachers.