Gender & Development Studies

Scheme of Studies

 BS Program

Year – 1

Semester- I

Course Code

Courses

Credit Hours

CC/Eng-101

Language in Use

3(3+0)

CC/Isl-101/

CC/Ethc-101

Islamic Education /

Ethics

2(2+0)

Maj / GDS-101

Introduction to gender and development studies- i

4(3+1)

Min/GDS-101

Min/PSY-101

Min/Pol.Sc-101

Introduction to sociology

Elements of psychology I

Introduction to political science

3(3+0)

 

Min/GDS-102

Min/SW-101

Introduction to anthropology

Introduction to social work & sociological concepts

3(3+0)

 

Total Credit Hours

15

Semester- II

Course Code

Courses

Credit Hours

CC/Eng-102

Compulsory English: Academic reading & writing

3(3+0)

CC/PS-101

Pakistan studies

2(2+0)

CC/Math-101

Elementary mathematics

3(3+0)

Maj/GDS-102

Introduction to gender and development studies- II

4(3+1)

Min/GDS-103

Min/PSY-102

Min/Pol.Sc-102

Development of social thoughts

Elements of psychology II

Fundamentals of political science

3(3+0)

 

 

Min/GDS-104

Min/SW-102

Pakistani society and culture

Basic methods of social work

3(3+0)

 

Total Credit Hours

18

Year – II

Semester –III

Course Code

Courses

Credit Hours

CC/Eng-201

Compulsory English: Communication skills

3(3+0)

EC/CS-101

Introduction to computer application

3(3+0)

Maj /GDS-201

Meaning and significance of gender and development

3(3+0)

Maj/GDS-202

Contemporary gender issues

4(3+1)

Min/GDS-201

Min/PSY-201

Min/Pol.Sc-201

Min/SW-201

Sociological theories

Psychology of adjustment

The comparative political systems: Developed

Social development of Pakistan

3(3+0)

 

 

Total Credit Hours

16

 Semester –IV

Course Code

Courses

Credit Hours

CC/Eng-202

Compulsory English: Advanced academic reading and writing

3(3+0)

CC/Stat-101

Introduction to statistics

3(3+0)

Maj/GDS-203

Feminist theories and movements

3(3+0)

Maj/GDS-204

Gender and Socio-cultural Issues

4(3+1)

Min/GDS-202

Min/PSY-202

Min/Pol.Sc-202

Min/SW-202

Social psychology

Organizational and social psychology

The comparative political systems: Developing

Secondary methods & fields of Social Work

3(3+0)

 

 

Total Credit Hours

16

 Year – III

Semester- V

Course Code

Courses

Credit Hours

Maj/GDS-301

Psychology of Gender

3(3+0)

Maj/GDS-302

Methods of research

3(3+0)

Maj/GDS-303

Gender and literature

3(3+0)

Maj/GDS-304

Gender and occupation

3(3+0)

Maj/GDS-311

Social construction of masculinities

3(3+10)

Total Credit Hours

15

Semester- VI

Course Code

Courses

Credit Hours

Maj/GDS-306

Feminist research

3(3+0)

Maj/GDS-307

Advanced statistics

4(3+1)

Maj/GDS-308

Gender in religious perspective

3(3+0)

Maj/GDS-309

Gender and media

4(3+1)

Maj/GDS-312

Gender and Social Psychology

3(3+0)

Total Credit Hours

17

 Year – IV

Semester –VII

Course Code

Courses

Credit Hours

Maj/GDS-401

Gender and economic development

3(3+0)

Maj/GDS-402

Gender and politics

3(3+0)

Maj/GDS-403

Gender and law

3(3+0)

Maj/GDS-407

Entrepreneurial skills development

4(3+1)

Maj/GDS-405

Computerized analysis and scientific report writing

4(3+1)

Total Credit Hours

17

 Semester –VIII:

Course Code

Courses

Credit Hours

Maj/GDS-406

Gender and Education

3(3+0)

Maj/GDS-404

Gender and health

3(3+0)

Maj/GDS-408

Helping women in distress: Counseling skills

4(3+1)

Maj/GDS-409

Internship/Research report

06

Total Credit Hours

16

Grand Total BS Credit Hours = 130

MS Program 

Year – I

Semester – I

Course Code

Courses

Credit Hours

GDS-501

Gender and Development: Principles and Concepts

3(3+0)

GDS-502

Research Methodology

3(3+0)

GDS-506

Gender, Enterprise and Organizations

3(3+0)

GDS-509

Gender and Environment

3(3+0)

Total Credit Hours

12

Semester- II

Course Code

Courses

Credit Hours

GDS-503

Statistics and Computing

3(3+0)

GDS-505

Gender Politics, Civil Society and Human Rights

3(3+0)

GDS-508

NGO Establishment and Operations

3(3+0)

GDS-510

Advanced Feminist Theories

3(3+0)

Total Credit Hours

12

Year – II

Semester- III

*Students can choose anyone from the following GDS 601 elective course in Semester III.

Course Code

Courses

Credit Hours

*GDS-601

Gender, Technology and Economic Development

3(3+0)

*GDS-601

Gender & Social Policy

3(3+0)

*GDS-601

Counseling Skills & Communication Skills

3(3+0)

*GDS-601

Men and Masculinity

3(3+0)

GDS-602

Community Development Project

3(3+0)

Total Credit Hours

06

Semester- IV

Course Code

Courses

Credit Hours

GDS-603

Thesis

06

Total MS Credit Hours

36

Future Plans:

The department is planning to initiate Ph.D program in Gender & Development Studies.

Linkages with foreign universities are also in prospect.