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Government College Women University Faisalabad

BS Geography

Semester 1

Course Code Title of the Course Credit Hours Page #
GEO-301 Physical Geography-I 3(3-0) 10
GEO-303 Map Reading and Interpretation 3(2-1) 11
ENG-321 English-I (English for Academic Purpose) 3(3-0)  
ICT-321 Introduction to Computing 3(2-1)  
MTH-321 Mathematics-I 3(3-0)  
PST-321 Pakistan Studies 2(2-0)  
Credit Hours 17(15-2)  

Semester 2

Course Code Title of the Course Credit Hours Page #
GEO-302 Physical Geography-II 3(3-0) 12
GEO-304 Map Projections 3(1-2) 13
ENG-322 English-II (Writing and Listening) 3(3-0)  
ISL-408 Islamic Studies 2(2-0)  
STA-321 Statistics In Geography 3(3-0)  
CHM-300 Environmental Sciences 1(1-0)  
SOC-322 Sociology 3(3-0)  
  Credit Hours 18(16-2)  

Semester 3

Course Code Title of the Course Credit Hours Page #
GEO-401 Human Geography-I 3(3-0) 14
GEO-403 Basic Field Surveying 3(1-2) 15
ENG-421 English-III (Communication Skills) 3(3-0)  
STA-353 Statistics in Geography 3(3-0)  
ECO-305 Economics 3(3-0)  
PSY-401 Psychology 3(3-0)  
Credit Hours 18(16-2)  

Semester 4

Course Code Title of the Course Credit Hours Page #
GEO-402 Human Geography-II 3(3-0) 16
GEO-404 Region and Regional Concepts 3(1-2) 17
GEO-406 Introduction to GIS and Remote Sensing 3(2-1) 18
ENG-424 English IV Language Through Literature 3(3-0)  
EDU-402 Education 3(3-0)  
Credit Hours 15(12-3)  

Semester 5

Course Code Title of the Course Credit Hours Page #
GEO-501 Geographic Thoughts and Modern Concepts 3(3-0) 19
GEO-503 Geomorphology 3(1-2) 20
GEO-505 Climatology 3(3-0) 21
GEO-507 Economic Geography 3(3-0) 22
GEO-509 Computer Techniques in Geography 3(1-2) 23
GEO-511 Surveying and Leveling 3(1-2) 24
CHIN-305 Learn Chinese Language 3(3-0)  
Credit Hours 18(12-6)  

* Students with CGPA 3.5 in four semesters can opt Learn Chinese Language Course

Semester 6

Course Code Title of the Course Credit Hours Page #
GEO-502 Geography of Pakistan 3(3-0) 25
GEO-504 Research Methodology 3(3-0) 26
GEO-506 Quantitative Techniques in Geography 3(2-1) 27
GEO-508 Oceanography 3(2-1) 28
GEO-510 Environmental Geography 3(3-0) 29
GEO-512 Cartography 3(1-2) 30
Credit Hours 18(12-4)  

Semester 7

Course Code Title of the Course Credit Hours Page #
GEO-603 Hydro Geography 3(3-0) 31
GEO-609 Cultural Geography 3(3-0) 32
GEO-615 Geographic Information Systems 3(2-1) 33
GEO-617 Urban Geography and Planning 3(3-0) 34
GEO-625 Regional Studies of South Asia/North America/Australia, etc). 3(3-0)  
GEO-633 Thesis 6(0+6)  
GEO-630 Special Problem 1(0-1)  
  Credit Hours 22(14+6)  

Note: Two Elective courses will have to be opted from GEO-603-617

Semester 8

Course Code Title of the Course Credit Hours Page #
GEO-606 Regional Planning and Development 3(3-0) 35
GEO-608 Industrial Geography 3(3-0) 36
GEO-610 Population Geography 3(3-0) 37
GEO-622 Field Research Report 3(3-0)  
GEO-624 Digital Cartography 3(1-2)  
GEO-633 Thesis 6(0+6)  
GEO-629 Seminar 1(0-1)  
  Credit Hours 22(13-9)  
  Total Credit Hours of the program 134  
         

Note: Two Elective courses will have to be opted from GEO-606-610, CGPA 3.8

Minor courses in Geography department to be taught in other disciplines:

Physical Geography Geo-422
Economic Geography Geo-305
Environment Geo-401
Introduction to Geographical systems GEO -301
Geography of Pakistan GEO-502