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.
BSc. (Hons) in Economics at Kinnaird College is one of the most sought after undergraduate degrees in the discipline of Economics. It is a comprehensive degree that trains students in qualitative, quantitative and analytical skills. Degree in Economics broadens the horizon and efficaciously prepares students for multiple options for post-graduate studies. Our graduates successfully secure admissions in well reputed local and foreign universities for post-graduate degrees. Furthermore, their analytical acumen and flexibility equip them with an impressive skillset that makes them an attractive choice for a wide range of employers in both private and government sectors.
The Department of Economics is devoted to restructuring its coursework with time in order to incorporate the dynamic, contemporary economic spectrum in its curriculum. Also, it is committed to organizing seminars and workshops to keep the students updated on the latest trends and robust changes in the field of economics. The Department offers an enabling learning environment based on interactive teaching, mentorship and linkages with other institutions and market. The premium is placed on students’ wellbeing and development as well rounded and responsible economic professionals and scholars.
Degree Requirements for BS Economics 4 years program
To receive BS 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.