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.

ACADEMIC PROGRAMME

Four years BA (Hons) programme is being offered in Sociology.

CURRICULA

YEAR – I
Semester-I

 

Course Code Course Title Course Hours
SOC 1101 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY 3
Semester-II

 

Course Code Course Title Course Hours
SOC 1201

 

APPLIED SOCIOLOGY 3
YEAR – II
Semester-III

 

Course Code Course Title Course Hours
SOC 2101 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY 3
Semester-IV

 

Course Code Course Title Course Hours
SOC 2201 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY 3
SOC 2202 SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY 3
YEAR – III
Semester-V

 

Course Code Course Title Course Hours
SOC 3101 SOCIAL WORK 3
SOC 3102 GENDER STUDIES 3
SOC 3103 PAKISTANI SOCIETY AND CULTURE 3
SOC 3104 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT 3
SOC 3105 SOCIAL RESEARCH – I 3
Semester-VI

 

Course Code Course Title Course Hours
SOC 3201 SOCIOLOGY OF HEALTH 3
SOC 3202 POPULATION STUDIES 3
SOC 3203 SOCIOLOGY OF DEVELOPMENT 3
SOC 3204 RURAL SOCIOLOGY 3
SOC 3205 SOCIAL RESEARCH – II 3
YEAR – IV
Semester-VII

 

Course Code Course Title Course Hours
SOC 4101 URBAN SOCIOLOGY 3
SOC 4102 SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION 3
ELECTIVE I 3
ELECTIVE II 3
SOC 4299 RESEARCH PROJECT
Semester-VIII
Course Code Course Title Course Hours
SOC 4101 SOCIAL CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT 3
SOC 4102 RACE AND ETHNICITY 3
ELECTIVE I 3
ELECTIVE II 3
SOC 4299 RESEARCH PROJECT
ELECTIVE COURSES
ANY OF THE FOLLOWING (SEMESTER VII & VIII)
Course Code Course Title Course Hours
SOC 4201 SOCIOLOGY OF MEDIA 3
SOC 4202 SOCIOLOGY OF FAMILY AND MARRIAGE 3
SOC 4203 SOCIOLOGY OF AGING 3
SOC 4204 RURAL DEVELOPMENT 3
SOC 4205 INDUSTRIAL SOCIOLOGY 3
SOC 4206 SOCIOLOGY OF SOCIAL STRATIFICATION 3
SOC 4207 ISLAMIC SOCIOLOGY 3
SOC 4208 SOCIOLOGY OF HUMAN RIGHTS 3
SOC 4209 URBAN DEVELOPMENT 3

Faculty

Dr. Ayesha Farooq
PhD (PU), Postdoc (University of Edinburgh, UK)

Designation:
In-Charge/Assistant Professor

Ms. Sidra Maqsood
M.Phil in Sociology, (UoG)

Designation:
Assistant Professor

Ms. Neha Riaz Khan
MPhil in Development Studies (PIDE)

Designation:
Visiting Faculty

Ms. Faiqa Seemab
Mphil in Sociology (PU)

Designation:
Visiting Faculty

Ms. Nawal Shahryar
MA in Development Studies (University of Sussex , UK)

Designation:
Visiting Faculty