The BS Economics with Sociology & Political Science offers students a comprehensive and multidisciplinary education at the intersection of economic theory, social dynamics, and political processes. This program provides a rigorous foundation in economic principles, analytical techniques, and policy analysis, while also delving into the sociological and political factors that shape individual behavior, societal structures, and governance systems. By combining insights from economics, sociology, and political science, students gain a nuanced understanding of the complex interactions between economic forces, social institutions, and political decision-making. This interdisciplinary approach not only equips students with a broad knowledge base but also fosters critical thinking, analytical skills, and a holistic perspective essential for addressing multifaceted societal challenges and driving positive change. Whether exploring the impacts of economic policies on marginalized communities, analyzing the role of social movements in shaping public policy, or examining the political economy of development, students in this program gain valuable insights into the interconnectedness of economic, social, and political systems, preparing them for diverse career paths and leadership roles in academia, public service, policy research, advocacy, and beyond.



  • The program uniquely blends the disciplines of economics, sociology, and political science, providing students with a holistic understanding of the interconnectedness between economic, social, and political phenomena.
  • Students gain a broad perspective on societal issues, exploring the economic, social, and political dimensions of various topics such as inequality, globalization, development, and public policy.
  • Emphasizing the practical application of theoretical knowledge, the program equips students with the analytical skills and tools necessary to address real-world challenges and contribute to evidence-based policy formulation and implementation.
  • Students have access to research opportunities, enabling them to conduct independent studies, participate in faculty-led research projects, and contribute to scholarly advancements in economics, sociology, and political science.
  • Through rigorous coursework and seminar discussions, students develop critical thinking skills, learn to evaluate complex issues from multiple perspectives, and engage in informed debates on contemporary social, economic, and political issues.
  • The program fosters global awareness by examining the impact of economic, social, and political forces on a global scale, preparing students to navigate and address global challenges and opportunities in an interconnected world.
  • Graduates of the program are well-equipped for diverse career pathways in fields such as public policy analysis, social research, international development, advocacy, consulting, and academia, where they can leverage their interdisciplinary knowledge and skills to make meaningful contributions to society.



The program aims to equip students with

  • Comprehensive understanding of economic principles, sociological theories, and political processes, enabling them to analyze complex societal issues from multiple perspectives.
  • Develop students’ interdisciplinary competence, equipping them with the knowledge and skills to integrate economic, sociological, and political insights to address real-world challenges and contribute to informed decision-making.
  • Foster the development of analytical skills, including critical thinking, problem-solving, and quantitative analysis, empowering students to evaluate evidence, assess arguments, and draw informed conclusions about social, economic, and political phenomena.
  • Equip students with the analytical tools and methods necessary to conduct policy analysis, evaluate the impact of policies on individuals and communities, and propose evidence-based solutions to address societal problems.
  • Cultivate global awareness and perspective among students, enabling them to understand the interconnectedness of economic, social, and political systems across different regions and cultures, and to analyze global issues from a multidimensional lens.
  • Support students’ professional development by offering practical experiences, internships, and networking opportunities, helping them to develop leadership skills, communication abilities, and professional ethics necessary for success in diverse career pathways.



Graduates of the BS in Economics with a minor in Sociology and Political Science are well-equipped for a wide range of career opportunities across various sectors. The interdisciplinary nature of the program prepares students for roles that require analytical thinking, problem-solving skills, and an understanding of social, economic, and political dynamics. Some of the potential career paths include:

  • Policy Analyst
  • Social Researcher
  • Community Development Specialist
  • International Development Specialist
  • Consultant
  • Academic or Policy Researcher



The teaching pedagogy for the BS in Economics with a minor in Sociology and Political Science adopts an interdisciplinary approach, integrating concepts from economics, sociology, and political science to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of social, economic, and political phenomena.

  • Emphasizing active learning strategies, including group discussions, case studies, and problem-solving activities, encourages student engagement and facilitates deeper understanding of complex theoretical concepts and real-world applications.
  • Incorporating experiential learning opportunities such as internships, research projects, and community engagement initiatives allows students to apply theoretical knowledge in practical settings, enhancing their critical thinking skills and fostering a deeper appreciation for the complexities of social, economic, and political issues.
  • Leveraging technology tools and platforms, such as online learning platforms, data analysis software, and multimedia resources, enhances the teaching and learning experience, providing students with access to a variety of resources and enabling interactive and dynamic learning experiences.
  • Encouraging collaborative learning environments, through group projects, peer-to-peer learning, and interdisciplinary discussions, promotes teamwork skills, fosters diverse perspectives, and cultivates a sense of community among students with different academic backgrounds and interests.
  • Incorporating research-based learning approaches, including literature reviews, research projects, and data analysis exercises, empowers students to develop research skills, critically evaluate existing literature, and contribute to advancing knowledge in economics, sociology, and political science.
  • Emphasizing critical thinking development through questioning techniques, debates, and analytical exercises, encourages students to evaluate evidence, challenge assumptions, and develop reasoned arguments, enhancing their ability to analyze and interpret complex social, economic, and political issues.



45% marks in FA/F.Sc/A-level or equivalent



The degree requires a minimum 144 credit hours of course work including a thesis of a minimum 03 credit hours and an internship of 03 credit hours.

Scheme of Study

Program Duration                         04 Years
Semester Duration16 weeks + 02 weeks for examination
Course Load

15-21 credit hours (per semester)

A student can be enrolled for one course beyond the maximum limit, if:

1) If his/her CGPA is above 3.5

2) The student needs the course to graduate within the maximum duration.

Attendance90 %
Total Credit Hours144





CategoryCodeCourse TitleCr. Hrs
  Semester 1 
Gen. Edu.HSS101Functional English3-0-0
Gen. Edu.MTH208Quantitative Reasoning 1- Probability and Statistics3-0-0
Gen. Edu.HSS103Islamic Studies2-0-0
Gen. Edu.CCL100Applications of ICT2-1-0
InterdiscipPAD 101Introduction to Public Administration3-0-0
MajorECO 201Principles of Microeconomics3-0-0
  Semester 2 
Gen. Edu.HSS108Expository Writing3-0-0
Gen. Edu.CCS207Ideology and Constitution of Pakistan2-0-0
Gen. Edu.HSS104Quantitative Reasoning 2- Introduction to Data Science3-0-0
Gen. Edu.HSS108Civics & Community Engagement2-0-0
InterdiscipFIN 201Business Finance3-0-0
MajorECO 102Principles of Macroeconomics3-0-0
  Semester 3 
Gen. Edu.SCW 101Social Sciences Elective: Introduction to Social Work2-0-0
Gen. Edu.PHY100Natural Science Elective: Physics2-1-0
Gen. Edu.PHL 101Arts and Humanities Elective: Introduction to Philosophy2-0-0
Gen. Edu.MGT 201Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Technology2-0-0
MajorECO 203Introduction to Economic History3-0-0
InterdiscipACC 201Financial Accounting3-0-0
  Semester 4 
MajorECO 204Advanced Microeconomics3-0-0
MajorBKN 201Money and Banking3-0-0
MajorECO 205World Economic History3-0-0
MajorECO 206Mathematical Economics3-0-0
InterdiscipGAD 201Gender and Development3-0-0
MajorECO 207Public Sector Economics3-0-0
  Semester 5 
MajorECO 308Advanced Macroeconomics3-0-0
MajorECO 309Econometrics I (R/Stata or any other software)2-1-3
MajorECO 310Issues in Pakistan’s Economy3-0-0
MajorECO 311Labor Economics3-0-0
MinorSOC 301Introduction to Sociology3-0-0
MinorPOL 301Introduction to Political Science3-0-0
  Semester 6 
MajorSTA 301Research Methods3-0-0
MajorECO 312Development Economics3-0-0
MajorECO 313Econometrics II (Time Series Econometrics/Inferential Statistics)3-0-0
MajorECO 314Monetary Economics3-0-0
MinorSOC 302Sociological Theories3-0-0
MinorPOL 302Western Political Philosophy3-0-0
  Semester 7 
MajorECO 415International Finance3-0-0
MajorECO 416Natural Resources Economics3-0-0
MajorMGT 415Game Theory3-0-0
MajorECO 417Environmental Economics3-0-0
FEINT 401Internship3-0-0
MinorSOC 403Governance & Social Policy3-0-0
MinorPOL 403International Relations3-0-0
  Semester 8 
MajorEDU 401Education and Social Development3-0-0
MajorECO 418Trade and Development3-0-0
MajorECO 419Managerial Economics3-0-0
MajorECO 420Islamic Economics3-0-0
FYPPRJ 401Final Year Experiential Project (FYEP)3-0-0
MinorSOC 404Sociology of Development3-0-0
MinorPOL 404Foreign Policy Analysis3-0-0
  Total Credit Hours144


DomainCr. Hrs.
General Education  30
Disciplinary Major  72
Interdisciplinary  12
Minor 1 (Sociology)  12
Minor 2 (Political Sciences)  12
Field Experience   3
Final Year Project   3




  1. The minimum credit hour requirement for the award of this degree program as per HEC policy is 144 credit hours.
  2. This is the model roadmap and is subject to change at the discretion of the department.
  3. Tools/software/programming languages are subject to change at the discretion of the department.




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