Geography is the study of Earth and provides a broad perspective on the transformation of environment by society and nature at a variety of levels. Areas of study include Physical Geography, study of Lithosphere, Atmosphere, Hydrosphere and Biosphere, Human Geography, Cultural Geography, Urban Geography, Population Geography, Political Geography, Economic Geography, Practical Geography, Map Making, Map Reading and Ground Surveying Techniques.
The study of geography has long been recognized as central to a liberal arts education and has served as a foundation for successful careers in many fields. Although the study of geography is most often associated with careers in cartography, public service, teaching and the research world, but the skills learned through geographic study have proven useful in a great variety of careers ranging from city administrators, advertising and logistics to the Foreign Service.
Geography students are offered courses in which they learn specific technical skills in computerized information retrieval, spatial data analysis, cartographic representation, remote sensing, and geographic information systems. Geography major is an appropriate base for further specialized training in environmental management.
Degree Requirements for B.Sc Honors in Geography 4 years program
To receive B.Sc Honors in Geography degree, a student must complete a total of 132 credit hours with a minimum CGPA of 2.50.
|Sr. No.||Course Type||Course Title||Cr. Hrs.|
|1||Major||Fundamentals of Geography||3|
|3||Major||Introduction to Cartographic Methods||4|
|4||Core||English – I||3|
|5||Core||Islamic Studies / Core Ethics||2|
|6||General||General – I||3|
|1||Major||Advanced Cartographic Methods||4|
|3||Core||English – II||3|
|5||Core||Introduction to Computers||3|
|6||General||General – II||3|
|1||Major||Introduction to Geographic Techniques||3|
|2||Major||History and development of Geographic thought||3|
|3||Core||English – III||3|
|4||General||General – III||3|
|5||General||General – IV||3|
|6||General||General – V||3|
|1||Major||Ground Survey Techniques||3|
|3||General||General – VI||3|
|4||General||General – VII||3|
|5||General||General – VIII||3|
|5||Major||Economic and Commercial Geography||3|
|6||General||General – IX||3|
|4||Major||Data Analysis and report writing||3|
|1||Major||Disaster and Risk Management||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.