Our world is ever-changing and Geography as a subject is organized in a matter that explores, analyzes and comprehends the characteristics of the places that make up our world, using the concepts of place, space, environment, interconnection, sustainability, scale and change. With a diversity of topicspertaining to physical composition of the earth to discussions related to issues like in equality, globalization and urbanization all are delibrated in order for the students to have the ability to think geographically, using geographical concepts. At every key stage infusion of technology like GIS to prompte IT in the subject and to weave core skills into the the fabric of our caricullum has become a priority. Our vision is that pupils leave with an increased confidence and understanding of Geographical facts and vocabulary, as well as the skills to explore their world and become responsible and valued citizens in our society.
Geography as a subject is playing a vital role in the curricula in order to prepare students to understand and participate effectively in an increasingly diverse world. We believe in an enriching cirriculum that is a source of pleasure , where pupils seek academic excellence for its own sake, within and beyond the classroom and which aspires to build a community a creative and critical thinkers, with local to global impact.
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.