B.Sc Honors in Geography

B.Sc Honors in Geography

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.

Admission Requirement

  • FA/F.Sc Part-I with minimum 55% marks OR A-level in three main subjects (no subsidiary) with minimum Grade C with Equivalence Certificate OR Grade 12 with minimum Grade C with Equivalence Certificate.

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.

Road Map

Sr. No. Course Type Course Title Cr. Hrs.
Semester I
1 Major Fundamentals of Geography  3
2 Major Physical 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
Total 18
Semester II
1 Major Advanced Cartographic Methods 4
2 Major Human Geography 3
3 Core English – II 3
4 Core Pakistan Studies 2
5 Core Introduction to Computers 3
6 General General – II 3
Total 18
Semester III
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
Total 18
Semester IV
1 Major Ground Survey Techniques 3
2 Major Geomorphology  3
3 Major Climatology 3
4 Major Environment Geography 3
5 Major Quantitative Techniques 3
6 Core Mathematics 3
Total 18
Semester V
1 Major G-I-S 3
2 Major Population Geography 3
3 General General – VI 3
4 General General – VII 3
5 General General – VIII 3
Total 15
Semester VI
1 Major Regional Concepts 3
2 Major Medical Geography 3
3 Major Urban Geography 3
4 Major Research Methodology 3
5 Major Economic and Commercial Geography  3
6 General General – IX 3
Total 18
Semester VII
1 Major Cultural Geography  3
2 Major Remote Sensing 3
3 Major Transportation Geography 3
4 Major Data Analysis and report writing 3
5 Major G-I-M 3
Total 15
Semester VIII
1 Major Disaster and Risk Management 3
2 Major Internship 3
3 Major Research Report 6
Total 12
       
  Core 19  
  Major 86  
  General 27  
  Total Hrs 132  

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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