The Department aspires to achieve high standards of academic performance by imparting quality education to students and equipping students with knowledge and skills in their chosen stream of economics. It is dedicated to providing opportunities for students to realize their full potential in order to help them in becoming future leaders who can address economics challenges and deal with economic, social and business realities.
The mission of the Department of Economics at Kinnaird College is to provide a clear understanding of the economic issues to students at the international, national and local level through teaching and research. The Department lays emphasis on application of theory, hands-on research assignments, independent learning experiences, student-professor interaction and maintenance of a supportive environment for all students.
The Study of Economics is a useful means of analyzing the behaviour of consumers, businesses and the government and gives students a better understanding of economic problems facing contemporary society. Majoring in Economics develops in students an analytical ability and flexibility that is attractive to a wide range of employers in both business and government.
The courses have been designed to prepare the students for dealing with economic issues that face the world today. In addition to taking formal courses in Economics, students will be involved in activities designed to develop their research skills. In the final semester they will be required to submit a research report on any area of interest. They will also be encouraged to complete internship in order to gain practical experience and specialized skills necessary for rewarding careers.
Degree Requirements for B.Sc. Honors in Economics 4 years program
To receive B.Sc. Honors in Economics degree, a student must complete a total of 130 credit hours with a minimum CGPA of 2.50.
|Sr. No.||Course Type||Course Title||Cr. Hrs.|
|1||Major||Introduction to Microeconomics||3|
|2||Core||English – I||3|
|3||Core||Islamic Studies / Core Ethics||2|
|4||General||General – I||3|
|5||General||General – II||3|
|6||General||General – III||3|
|2||Major||Fundamentals of Mathematics||3|
|3||Core||English – II||3|
|5||Core||Introduction to Computers||3|
|6||General||General – IV||3|
|3||Core||English – III||3|
|5||General||General – VI||3|
|6||General||General – VI||3|
|1||Major||Statistical Economics -I||3|
|2||Major||Mathematical Economics- I||3|
|3||Major||Advanced Micro Economics||3|
|4||General||General – VII||3|
|5||General||General – VIII||3|
|6||General||General – IX||3|
|1||Major||Statistical Economics- II||3|
|3||Major||Advanced Macro Economics||3|
|6||General||General – X||3|
|2||Major||International Economics- II||3|
|4||Major||Econometrics – I||3|
|4||Major||Econometrics – II||3|
|5||Major||Data Analysis & Report Writing||3|
|1||Major||Issues in Pakistan’s Economy||3|
|2||Major||History of Economic Thought||3|
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.