BS Economics (2.5 Years)


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.

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.

Eligibility Criteria

BA/BSc/B.Com and equivalent with at least 2nd division.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

To study basic economic theories and statistical techniques.

To learn about Micro and Macroeconomics problems.

To learn about basic issues of economics.

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

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

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

Programs Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

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

Have sufficient command over statistical and econometric techniques.

Have command over developing econometric knowledge.

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

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

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

Scheme of Study BS Economics (2.5 Years) Program

Total Credit Hours = 66

Mathematical Economics- I
Issues in Pakistan Economy
Optional (non-economics)
Economics Growth
Econometrics- I
Mathematical Economics- II
Elective- I
Entrepreneurial Economics
Islamic Economics
Monetary Economics
Dissertation/ Course work
Elective Courses
Environmental Economics and Natural Economics
Behavior Economics
Financial Economics
Population Economics
Labor Economics
Behavior Economics
Logistics Economics
Development Economics
Agriculture Economics
Managerial Economics
Comparative Economics
Institutional Economics
Welfare and Happiness Economics
Dynamic Macro Economics
Public Policies
Rural Development
Ethics in Economics
Development Policy
Financial Markets
Political Economy
Industrial Economics
Transport Economics
Health Economics
Urban Economics
Regional Economics
Poverty and Income Distribution
Economics of Education

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