BS Governance and Public Policy

Objective

This course is designed for students interested in policy issues, politics, public administration, and related areas like policy analysis and policy advocacy, federal and provincial government, NGOs, local and foreign media outlets and thinktanks.

Role and Scope

  • Federal and local government
  • Bureaucracy, politics, & policy
  • Governmental affairs and public service careers
  • Policy analysis and governance studies

semesters and courses

  • Duration

    8 Semesters, 4 years

  • Eligibility

    Intermediate with minimum 50% marks or equivalent

  • credit hours
    required

    130

 

Semester 1

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ENG-111 Functional English-I 3 (3–0)
ARAB-111 Arabic –I 3(3-0)
GPP-112 Introduction to Government & Public Policy 3 (3–0)
MATH-113 Mathematics 3 (3–0)
IS-114 Islamic Studies 2 (2–0)
GPP-411 Introduction to Public & Nonprofit Financial Management 3 (3–0)
  Credit Hours : 17
 
 

Semester 2

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ENG-121 Functional English-II 3 (3–0)
ARAB-211 Arabic -II 3 (3–0)
GPP-212 Politics & Governance in Pakistan 3 (3–0)
GPP-213 Ethics for Public Administrator 3 (3–0)
ECO-126 Micro Economics 3 (3–0)
PS-116 Pakistan Studies 2 (2–0)
  Credit Hours: 17
 
 

Semester 3

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ENG-224 English-III (Technical Writing & Presentation Skills 3 (3–0)
GPP-212 Introduction to Politics & International Relations 3 (3–0)
GPP-213 Introduction to International Development Studies 3 (3–0)
ECO-216 Macro Economics 3 (3–0)
MGT-213 Introduction to HRM 3 (3–0)
SS-214 Sociology 3 (3–0)
  Credit Hours: 18
 
 

Semester 4

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
GPP-221 Social Planning 3(3-0)
GPP-222 The Role of Government 3 (3–0)
GPP-223 Public Management 3 (3–0)
STAT-224 Statistical Inference 3 (3–0)
ECO-223 Pakistan Economy 3 (3–0)
PH-224 Public Health 3 (3–0)
  Credit Hours : 18

 

Semester 5

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
GPP-311 Economics & Social Policy 3 (3–0)
GPP-312 Leadership & Policy Making 3 (3–0)
GPP-313 International Political Economy 3 (3–0)
GPP-314 Law & Public Policy 3 (3–0)
GPP-315 Governance & Institutions 3 (3–0)
  Credit Hours: 15

Semester 6

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
GPP-321 Policy & Advocacy 3 (3–0)
GPP-322 Issues in Public Policy 3 (3–0)
GPP-323 Determinants of Pakistan’s Foreign Policy 3 (3–0)
GPP-324 Democratization & Policy Formation 3 (3–0)
GPP-325 Higher Education & Public Policy 3 (3–0)
  Credit Hours : 18

Semester 7

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
GPP-411 Elements of Social Sciences Research 3(3-0)
GPP-413 Globalization & Global Governance 3(3-0)
MGT-474 Entrepreneurship 3(3-0)
FIN-123 Introduction to Islamic Banking & Finance 3(3-0)
HRM-421 Human Resource Development  (HR Specialization III) 3(3-0)
  Credit Hours : 15

 

Semester 8

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
GPP-422 Project 3(0-3)
MGT-421 Business Policy 3(3-0)
GPP-423 Environmental Policy & Sustainable Development Units 3(3-0)
GPP-424 Terrorism & Counterterrorism 3(3-0)
  Credit Hours : 18
  Total Credit Hours: 130

 

Elective Subjects :

1) Design Thinking

2) Generative Morphologies

 3) Arts and Society

4) Geometry in Design 

*Every Student has to submit their portfolio (Minimum 25% of the final grade assigned to it) of each studio subject at the   end of every semester.