Bachelor of Social Sciences 4 Years Program

BS Social Sciences

The Department of Media Studies & Social Sciences at Sindh Madressatul Islam University, Karachi by its BS Social Sciences program aims at generating specialized and trained human resources which may be able to serve for community at large and be helpful in redressing the socio-economic and cultural issues of the country. In this manner, the social researchers in the wake of current changes need to rise as social originators, as translators and as social scholars of economy and country.
The Department of Media Studies & Social Sciences at SMIU offers a comprehensive four-years BS (Social Sciences) degree, which covers courses related to Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, Economics, Political Sciences, History and Law etc.

BS Social Sciences
Semester I
S. NO COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE
1 SOC101 Introduction to Sociology
2 SOC105 Geography
3 SOC103 Introduction to Social Sciences
4 HSS101 Islamiat & Pakistan Studies
5 ENG101 English I
6 CSC101 Introduction to Computer and its Application
Semester II
S. NO COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE
1 SOC102 Cultural Studies
2 SOC104 Introduction to History
3 SOC106 Introduction to Mass Communication
4 ECO100 Introduction to Economics
5 PSY101 Introduction to Psychology
6 ENG201 English III
Semester III
S. NO COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE
1 SOC201 Governance and Leadership
2 SOC203 Human Rights, citizenship & CSR
3 SOC205 Introduction to IR
4 SOC207 Development Studies
5 SOC209 Social Anthropology
6 HSS104 Sindh Studies
Semester IV
S. NO COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE
1 SOC202 Gender Studies
2 SOC204 Constitutional Studies and governance
3 SOC206 Community Development & Social Policy
4 SOC208 Introduction to Comparative Religions
5 MED102 Culture, Media and Society
6 HSS105 Functional Urdu
Semester V
S. NO COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE
1 SOC301 Introduction to Philosophy
2 SOC3xx Elective I
3 SOC3xx Elective II
4 ENV101 Introduction to Environmental Sciences
5 MGT103 Intuitional Management
6 MAT203 Mathematics & Statistics
Semester VI
S. NO COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE
1 SOC302 Introduction to Criminology
2 SOC3xx Elective III
3 SOC3xx Elective IV
4 MGT102 Project Management
5 EDU101 Elements of Education
6 RMT300 Introduction to Research Methodology
Semester VII
S. NO COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE
1 SOC401 Communication for Social Change
2 SOC403 Islam and International Relations
3 SOC405 Personality, Identity and the Self
4 SOC4xx Elective V
5 SOC4xx Elective VI
6 RMT301 Advance Research methodology
Semester VIII
S. NO COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE
1 SOC402 Urban Studies
2 SOC500 Final Year Project (Social Sciences)
3 SOC4xx Elective VII
4 SOC4xx Elective VIII
5 MAT204 Inference Modeling
6 ENG102 English II
BS Social Sciences Electives
SOCIOLOGY
S. NO COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE
1 SOC303 Social theories- I
2 SOC305 Principles of law and social justice
3 SOC304 Social Theories-II
4 SOC306 Class, Caste and Ethnicity in South Asia
5 SOC407 Social problems of Pakistan
6 SOC409 Rural Sociology
7 SOC404 Clinical Sociology
8 SOC406 Social change in Pakistan
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
S. NO COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE
1 SOC307 Foreign Policy and International Politics
2 SOC309 Modern Ideologies
3 SOC308 International Organizations
4 SOC310 Globalization and Global Governance
5 SOC411 Middle Eastern Studies
6 SOC413 Political Geography
7 SOC408 US and the international politics
8 SOC410 International Affairs since 2011
SOCIOLOGY
S. NO COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE
1 SOC311 Theories of Mass Communication
2 SOC313 Journalistic Writing
3 SOC312 Modern trends in Electronic Media
4 MED304 Online Journalism
5 SOC415 Advertising & PR
6 MED415 Photo journalism
7 SOC412 Radio program production
8 SOC414 Media and the Modern world