BS Economics

BS Economics is a 4 years program of 8 semesters with 130 credit hours. A candidate must have Intermediate Certificate in Arts, Sciences or Commerce from a recognized Board/ Institution of higher education in Pakistan or A Levels from an English Educational System. Candidates are also required to appear in an in-house written test, followed by an interview. To further strengthen the BS Economics program, the department has reoriented to offer specializations in Development Economics or Business Economics with the objective to prepare students to work in public and private sectors, specifically, banking and development sector in the country and abroad.

Outline

Program Requirements

  • Minimum Duration Maximum Duration Minimum Credit Hours Degree Completion Requirement
  • 04 Years07 Years130CGPA of at least 2.0 on a scale of 4.0

Road Map

Course Plan for BS Economic

  • Year 1, Semester 1


    Sr. No. Course Code Course Title Category Cr. Hrs.
  • 1ECEL1003English ICompulsory3
  • 2EC1103Microeconomics IFoundation3
  • 3ECMT1003Mathematics ICompulsory3
  • 4ECCS1003Introduction to ComputerCompulsory3
  • 5ECHU1033Introduction to SociologyGeneral3
  • Total15
  • Year 1, Semester 2


    Sr. No. Course Code Course Title Category Cr. Hrs.
  • 1ECEL1013English IICompulsory3
  • 2EC1503Mathematical EconomicsFoundation3
  • 3EC1203Macroeconomics IFoundation3
  • 4ECMT1023Statistics ICompulsory3
  • 5ECMG1003Introduction to ManagementGeneral3
  • 6ECHU1043GeographyGeneral3
  • Total18

  • Year 2, Semester 3


    Sr. No. Course Code Course Title Category Cr. Hrs.
  • 1ECEL2023English IIICompulsory3
  • 2ECMT2033Statistics IIFoundation3
  • 3EC2113Microeconomics IIFoundation3
  • 4ECHU2013Islamic StudiesCompulsory3
  • 5ECMG2013Business AdministrationGeneral3
  • 6ECLW2013Mercantile LawGeneral3
  • Total18
  • Year 2, Semester 4


    Sr. No. Course Code Course Title Category Cr. Hrs.
  • 1EC2213Macroeconomics IIFoundation3
  • 2ECHU2023Pakistan StudiesCompulsory3
  • 3ECHU2053Introduction to PhilosophyGeneral3
  • 4EC2123World Economic HistoryFoundation3
  • 5ECMG2023EntrepreneurshipGeneral3
  • 6EC2403Islamic EconomicsFoundation3
  • Total18

  • Year 3, Semester 5


    Sr. No. Course Code Course Title Category Cr. Hrs.
  • 1EC3303Econometric IMajor3
  • 2EC3133International EconomicsMajor3
  • 3EC3803Development EconomicsFoundation3
  • 4EC3223Issues in Pak EconomicsMajor3
  • 5EC3143WTO, Globalization & Econ. IntegerationMajor3
  • Total15
  • Year 3, Semester 6


    Sr. No. Course Code Course Title Category Cr. Hrs.
  • 1EC3314Econometric IIMajor4
  • 2EC3153Monetary EconomicsMajor3
  • 3EC3163Introduction to Game TheoryMajor3
  • 4ECXX3xx3Elective IElective3
  • 5ECXX3xx3Elective IIElective3
  • Total16

  • Year 4, Semester 7


    Sr. No. Course Code Course Title Category Cr. Hrs.
  • 1EC4173Public Sector EconomicsMajor4
  • 2ECHU4063Research MethodsCompulsory3
  • 3ECXX4xx3Elective IIIElective3
  • 4ECXX4xx3Elective IVElective3
  • 5ECXX4xx3Elective VElective3
  • Total15
  • Year 4, Semester 8


    Sr. No. Course Code Course Title Category Cr. Hrs.
  • 1ECXX4xx3Elective VIElective4
  • 2ECXX4xx3Elective VIIElective3
  • 3ECXX4xx3Elective VIIIElective3
  • 4ECXX4xx3Elective IXElective3
  • 5ECXX4xx3Elective X/ProjectElective/Project3
  • Total15

Business Economics
  1. Introduction to Finance
  2. Financial Accounting
  3. Fundamentals of Management
  4. Financial Management
  5. Business Analysis
  6. Project Planning and Appraisal
  7. Human Resource Management
  8. Investment Analysis
  9. Business Ethics
  10. Islamic Banking and Finance
Development Economics
  1. Environmental Economics
  2. Health Economics
  3. Population Economics
  4. Rural Development
  5. Urban Economics
  6. Industrial Economics
  7. Regional Economics
  8. Poverty and Income Distribution
  9. Economic Growth
  10. Development Policy
  11. Public Policy
  12. Labor Economics

Admission Criteria

At least 45% marks or 2nd division in F.Sc./FA/I.Com./ICS/A level or equivalent.Candidates are also required to appear in an in-house written test, followed by an interview.

Prospects

A BS Economics graduate is a highly required human resource in government, development, media, politics, banking and financial sectors. The graduate can opt for economic talk shows, policy-making in the government sector and banking sector and also provides the opportunity to pursue a successful career in politics with their wide knowledge of political economy. The program allows you to be in a position with which you can positively impact millions of people living in uncertain conditions.

Fee Structure

BS Economics ( 4 yrs, 8 semesters)

  • Sr. No. COURSE NAME ADMISSION FEE FEE PER CREDIT HOUR Total No. Of Credit Hours Total Fee
  • 1BS Economics25,0005,300130714,000

Disclaimer

The above-mentioned fee structure is for illustration purpose only. UCP reserves the rights to make changes in the Fee Structure whenever deemed necessary or appropriate.

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