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BSc Economics

Bsc (Hons) Economics

Program Objectives

The BSc in Economics is a unique opportunity for students to undertake a comprehensive and wide-ranging study of social sciences and economics spread over 8 semesters in a period of 4 years. The degree is recognized by Higher Education Commission Pakistan. Students in this program have a number of career motivations such as pursuing jobs in the Civil Services, NGO's, Businesses, Academics, and a variety of other areas. The program instils among students the habit of enquiry and excitement for discovering a wide range of knowledge. Thus equipping students for a lifetime of wise decision-making when faced with demanding and thought provoking choices.

Eligibility for Admission

Candidates with FA/FSc or equivalent qualification and having at least second division, securing 45% marks in aggregate are eligible to apply. Qualifying the admission test and interview is compulsory. Candidates scoring less than 40% marks each in the test/interview will stand disqualified for admission. Candidates who have secured at least 40% in the NAT are also eligible to apply.

Degree Requirements

A student of BSc in Economics is required to complete (124-136) credit hours of study. Every semester comprises of a minor research project. In the last semester, the students will be required to complete a major research project with 3 credit hours. The normal duration for completion of the BSc Program is 8 semesters, over a period of 4 years. The maximum period for obtaining the BSc in Economics degree will not exceed 12 semesters.

Semester Wise Breakup of Courses

 

Semester 1

 
Code
Course
Credits
1.
ECON 101
English I
3
2
ECON 102
Principle of Micro Economics
3
3
ECON 103
Islamic Studies
2
4
ECON 104
Mathematics - I
3
5
ECON 105
Principal of Macro Economics
3
6 ECON 106 Optional 1 ( Non-Economics) 3
      17

Semester 2

 
Code
Course
Credits
1.
ECON 107
English II
3
2.
ECON 108
Pakistan Studies
2
3.
ECON 109
Statistics I
3
4.
ECON 110
Intermediate Micro Economics
3
5.
ECON 111
Optional 2( Non-Economics)
3
6. ECON 112 Optional 3( Non-Economics) 3
      17

Semester 3

 
Code
Course
Credits
1.
ECON 201
English III
3
2.
ECON 202
Statistics II
3
3.
ECON 203
Issues in Pak Economy
3
4.
ECON 204
Intermediate Macro Economic
3
5.
ECON 205
Optional 4( Non-Economics)
3
6. ECON 206 Optional 5( Non-Economics) 3
      18

Semester 4

 
Code
Course
Credits
1.
ECON 207
English IV / Optional
3
2.
ECON 208
Macro Economics
3
3.
ECON 209
Development Economics
3
4.
ECON 210
Mathematical Economics I
3
5.
ECON 211
Optional 6 (Non-Economics)
3
6. ECON 212 Optional 7 (Non-Economics) 3
      18

Semester 5

 
Code
Course
Credits
1.
ECON 301
Mathematical Economics II
3
2.
ECON 302
Econometrics I
3
3.
ECON 008
Macro Economics
3
4.
ECON 304
History of Economic Thoughts
3
5.
ECON 305
Environmental Economics
3
6. ECON 306 Optional 8 (Non-Economics) 3
      18

Semester 6

 
Code
Course
Credits
1.
ECON 307
Econometrics II
3
2.
ECON 308
Monetary Economics
3
3.
ECON 021
Public Sector Economics
3
4.
ECON 310
Elective I
3
5.
ECON 311
Elective II
3
      15

Semester 7

 
Code
Course
Credits
1.
ECON 401
International Trade Theory
3
2.
ECON 402
Research Methodology
3
3.
ECON 403
Managerial Economics
3
4.
ECON 404
Elective II
3
5.
ECON 405
Elective IV
3
      15

Semester 8

 
Code
Course
Credits
1.
ECON 406
Entrepreneurial Economics
3
2.
ECON 407
Islamic Economics
3
3.
ECON 408
Elective V
3
4.
ECON 409
Research Project
3
      12

Total Credit Hours = 130

List of Additional General Courses (Optional)

List of Additional General Courses:

1. Sociology
2. Education
3. Psychology
4. History
5. Geography
6. Philosophy
7. Law
8. Business Communication
9. International Relations
10. Commerce
11. Political Science
12. Mass Communication
13. International Relations
14. Principal of Accounting
15. Spanish Language
16. German Language


List of Elective Courses


1. General Equilibrium and Welfare Economics
2. Human Resource Development
3. Population Economics
4. Comparative Economic System
5. Project Appraisal and Investment Analysis
6. Dynamic Macro Economics
7. Labor Economics
8. Operation Research
9. Economic Polices
10. Agricultural Economics
11. Monetary Policy
12. Fiscal Policy
13. Rural Development
14. International Trade Policy
15. International Finance
16. Development Policy
17. Institutional Economics
18. Financial Institution and Market
19. Game Theory
20. Managerial Economics
21. Political Economy
22. Industrial Economics
23. Transport Economics
24. Health Economics
25. Resource Economics
26. Experimental Economics
27. Urban Economics
28. Regional Economics
29. Poverty and Income distribution
30. Experimental and Behavioral Economics
 

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