Sociology

Introduction

Sociology was introduced as a subject by Mr. Muhammad Raza who started teaching Sociology in 1960 at undergraduate level. Mirza Muhammad Ahmad, a dedicated educationist, joined the Department and remained at GC till 1995. Mr. Muhammad Saleem Butt, a social work expert also used to take Sociology classes during this time. Mr. Anwar-ul-Haq, another sociologist, remained at GC from 1984 to 1995. Mr. Asif Hamayun, another eminent scholar, played his role at GC from 1995 to 1998. Mr. Amjad Javed took over charge of the subject and stayed here till 2006. Since January, 2007, the subject is being taught by Dr. Ayesha Farooq.

The courses offered in Sociology aim at providing knowledge of various social concepts and institutions. Our mission is to enable students to develop analytical ability to understand and respond to changes in social, political and economic domains in an effective way. Four years BA (Hons) in Sociology has been introduced for the very first time in 2017.