B.A. Honors in International Relations

B.A. Honors in International Relations

The Bachelor in International Relations (IR) is an interdisciplinary undergraduate major focusing on the changing political, economic and socio-cultural relations within the international system of the modern era. The program explores how global, regional, and domestic factors influence relations between actors on the world stage. It seeks to provide students with an understanding of the global system’s past, the tools to function effectively in the present, and the ability to respond to future developments.

Admission Requirement

  • FA/F.Sc Part-I with minimum 60% marks OR A-level in three main subjects (no subsidiary) with minimum Grade B (60%) with Equivalence Certificate OR Grade 12 with minimum Grade B (60%) with Equivalence Certificate.

Degree Requirements for B.A. Honors in International Relations 4 years program

To receive B.A. Honors in International Relations degree, a student must complete a total of 130 credit hours with a minimum CGPA of 2.50.

Road Map

Sr. No. Course Type Course Title Cr. Hrs.
Semester I
1 Major Introduction to International Relations 3
2 Core English – I 3
3 Core Islamic Studies / Core Ethics 2
4 Core Introduction to Computers 3
5 General General – I 3
6 General General – II 3
Total 17
Semester II
1 Major Approaches and Theories of International Relations 3
2 Major International Relations:1648-1945 3
3 Core English – II 3
4 Core Pakistan Studies 2
5 Core Mathematics 3
6 General General – III 3
Total 17
Semester III
1 Major International Relations 1945-Present 3
2 Major Area Study-South Asia 3
3 Major Area Study-Middle East 3
4 Core English – III 3
5 General General – IV 3
6 General General – V 3
Total 18
Semester IV
1 Major Area Study-Central Asia 3
2 Major Area Study-East  Asia 3
3 Major Area Study- Latin America 3
4 Major Area Study-Africa 3
5 General General – VI 3
6 General General – VII 3
Total 18
Semester V
1 Major Contemporary Issues in International Relations 3
2 Major International Law 3
3 Major Global Politics of Environment 3
4 Major Research Methodology 3
5 General General – VII 3
6 General General – IX 3
Total 18
Semester VI
1 Major International Political Economy 3
2 Major International and Regional Organizations 3
3 Major Strategic and Defense Studies 3
4 Major Data Analysis and Report Writing 3
5 General General – X 3
6 General General – XI 3
Total 18
Semester VII
1 Major Foreign Policy Analysis 3
2 Major Foreign Policies of US, Russia and China 3
3 Major Foreign Policy of Pakistan 3
4 Major Diplomacy 3
Total 12
Semester VIII
1 Major International Politics of Human Rights 3
2 Major Conflict Management and Resolution 3
3 Major Research Report 6
Total 12
       
  Core 19  
  Major 78  
  General 33  
  Total Hrs 130  

Active Citizenship Program

Active Citizenship program offered by Kinnaird College in collaboration with British Council and HEC is a social leadership training program that promotes intercultural dialogue and community-led social development. It is a mandatory requirement for the completion of undergraduate degree and based on two semesters. All students will study the theoretical portion through different activities starting in their 3rd semester. They will plan their social action projects in 4th semester and implement it in the field.

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