BS Economics (2.5 Years)

Introduction

The program BS in Economics is launched for students of non-economics backgrounds. It consists of five semesters. The first semester is the foundation semester in which the basics of economics are taught to students so that they become at par with the students having economic backgrounds. At least five subjects with 3 credit hours each (total 15 credit hours) will be offered in each semester. Every subject contains 100 marks. The bifurcation of marks includes 25 marks for the Mid-Term exam, 10 marks for Attendance, 15 sessional marks, and 50 marks for final terminal exams. At the completion of course work, every student will have to write a carry out a research project/dissertation which follows viva voce.

 

Program Mission

The Department of Economics carries a mission to develop human resources and transform them into human capital through rigorous teaching, training, and research so that they can significantly contribute to national development. This mission is accomplished through providing quality infrastructure, quality education, and quality training so that the student, after completing education, must be not only innovative, charismatic, and knowledgeable but also a perfect human being and a good citizen. This mission is developed in line with the Best University in Multan’s mission, which stresses the need to inculcate professional knowledge, skill, and ethical values among the students.

 

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

PEO-I

To study basic economic theories and statistical techniques.

PEO-II

To learn about Micro and Macroeconomics problems.

PEO-III

To learn about basic issues of economics.

PEO-IV

To have knowledge about local, regional and national economic problems.

PEO-V

To be well-versed in analyzing economic problems through data analysis.

PEO-VI

To have basic knowledge of econometrics, mathematics, and statistics.

Programs Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

PLO-I

To have basic knowledge of econometrics, mathematics, and statistics.

PLO-II

Have sufficient command over statistical and econometric techniques.

PLO-III

Have command over developing econometric knowledge.

PLO-IV

Have the capability to apply theoretical knowledge to the real world.

PLO-V

Have strong communication skills to make presentations on any economic issue.

PLO-VI

Have writing skills to write a research report on any issue in a comprehensive way.

Eligibility Criteria

Graduation Or equivalent with at least 2nd division

 

Career Prospects

The students having a BS in Economics 2.5-year degree can start their own business, join the Economic Departments of any institution, work as an independent consultant, conduct research on any project, and get admission in Pakistani and foreign universities for higher education.

 

Scheme of Study BS Economics (2.5 Years) Program

Total Credit Hours = 66*

Macroeconomics-I Microeconomic-II Statistics for Economics
Mathematical Economics Islamic Economics Microeconomics Analysis
Macroeconomics Analysis Application of Computer in Economics Pakistan’s Economy
Econometrics Environmental Economics Research Methods in Economics
Monetary Economics Managerial Economics Theory of Economic Innovation
International Trade Human Resources Development Financial Economics
Dissertation/ Research Project 6 Economic Growth and TFP Emerging Markets Challenges

*Each course of 3 credit hours is equal to 100 marks, while research project and Dissertation is equal to 200 marks.