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PKS-101

Pakistan Studies (Compulsory)

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Course ID
PKS-101
Campus
New
Level
Graduate
Semester
II
Credit
2(2-0)
Method
Lecture

Textbook(s): 

  • Brophy, J., Alleman, J., & Halvorsen, A. L. (2016). Powerful social studies for elementary students. Cengage Learning.
  • Choudhury, G. W. (1969). Constitutional development in Pakistan (Vol. 40). London: Longman.
  • Kazimi. M.R. (2009). A Concise History of Pakistan. Oxford University Press.
  • Turner, T. N., Russell, W. B., & Waters, S. (2013). Essentials of elementary social studies. Routledge.

Course Objectives:

  • To create awareness among students about Pakistan as an enlightened nation, comparing it with the rationale and endeavors for Pakistan’s creation;
  • To educate students about a key concept in the disciplines comprising Pakistan Studies (history, geography, economics, and political science);
  • To assist students to identify various perspectives on current, persistent, and controversial issues in Pakistan; identify their own position and be able to support it;

Course Outline:

Introduction; The concept of civilization, Skills development, Ideological rationale with reference to important personalities, Factors leading to the birth of a nation, Struggle for Pakistan, Geography of Pakistan, Map Skills, Weather and climate; Factors, affecting weather and climate Factors Environmental problems in Pakistan, Movement, and Human environment interactions, Population and its effects on economy, The government of Pakistan, Objective Resolution, The Political and Constitutional Phases,  The 1973 Constitution