Faculty of Contemporary Studies (FCS)

BS Program – Semester wise Scheme of Courses

Course Code

Credit Hours

Course Name

1st Semester

BS-101

03

English-I  Comprehension & Composition  –  C-I  

BS-102

02

Islamic Studies    C-II   

BS-103

03

Basic Mathematics  C-III  

BS-104

03

Principles of Economics  G-I   

BS-105

03

Introduction to IR  G-II       

BS-106

03

Fundamentals of  Management  G-III  

2nd Semester

BS-107

02

Pakistan Studies    C-IV  

BS-108

03

Introduction to Computers and Computing  C-V  

BS-208

03

English-II  Report Writing and Presentation Skills C-VI  

BS-110

03

Intro to Peace and Conflict Studies  G-IV  

BS-204

03

Introduction to Strategic Studies  G-V  

SS-204

03

Contemporary Security Studies (F-I)

3rd Semester

BS-201

03

Intro to Statistical Inference  C-VII  

BS-202

03

Introduction to Psychology  G-VI  

BS-213

03

National Security and Threat Perception  G-VII  

BS-214

03

Introduction to Government and Politics  G-VIII

SS-201

03

Evolution and Development of Strategic Thought (F-II)

SS-205

03

Arms Control and Disarmament (F-III)

4th Semester

BS-207

03

Research Methodology C-VIII  

BS-215

03

English-III Strategic communication skills  C-IX   

SS-206

03

Evolution and Dimensions of Nuclear Strategy and Deterrence Theory (F-IV)

SS-202

03

Introduction to War: Theory and Conduct (F-V)

SS-212

03

Seminar on National and International Security (M-I) M-I

5th Semester

SS-203

03

Theories of IR (F-VI)

SS-207

03

Introduction to Strategic Stability in South Asia (F-VII)

SS-208

03

Programs and Policies of the Nuclear Weapon States (Case Study) (F-VIII)

SS-209

03

International Politics Post – 1945 (F-X)

SS-210

03

Nuclear Non Proliferation Regime (F-IX)

SS-219

03

Middle Eastern Security Issues (M-II)

6th Semester

SS-211

03

Political Economy & Economics of Defence (M-III)

SS-214

03

International Humanitarian Law and use of Force (M-IV)

SS-215

03

Information and Psychological Warfare and Operations (M-V)

SS-216

03

Traditional & Non Traditional Security Paradigms (M-VI)

SS-218

03

Security and Strategic Dynamic of South Asia (M-VII)

SS-222

03

East Asian Security Issues (M-VIII)

7th Semester

SS-220

03

National Security of Pakistan (M-IX)

SS-217

03

BMD Systems: Technology and Politics (M-X)

SS-213

03

Development of Naval Strategy and Naval Warfare (M-XI)

 

03

Elective 1

 

03

Elective 2

8th Semester

SS-221

03

Revolution in Military Affairs/ Technology/Warfare (M-XII)

 

03

Elective – 3

 

03

Elective – 4

SS-299

06

Research Thesis M-XIII

List of Elective Courses

SS-523

03

Role of Nuclear Weapons in the Contemporary Intl System

SS-524

03

Theory and Practice of Nuclear Command and Control

SS-225

03

National Power: Its Concept, Elements and Evaluation  

SS-226

03

Scenario Building: Planning and Simulation Exercises  

SS-227

03

Conflict and Crisis Management  

SS-228

03

Strategic Decision Making and Policy formulation  

SS-229

03

Nuclear Energy and Environmental Issues  

SS-230

03

Nuclear Technology and Weapons  

SS-231

03

Strategic Culture

 SS-232

03

Power: Policy, Strategy & Doctrine

SS-233

03

Strategic Dimension of International Coalitions, Alliances & Organizations-Nato,UN  

SS-234

03

Introduction to Civil Military Relations  

SS-235

03

Development of Air Strategy and Air Warfare  

SS-236

03

Energy Security  

SS-237

03

Terrorism Studies  

SS-238

03

Irregular and Asymmetric Warfare

SS-239

03

Missile and Space Programs  

SS-240

03

Central Asian Security Issues  

SS-241

03

European Security Issues  

SS-242

03

Latin American Security Issues  

SS-244

03

Writing and Communication Skills  

SS-245

03

Dynamics of Afghan Conflict & Its Implications  

SS-246

03

Nuclear Safety and Security  

SS-247

03

Cyber Security   

SS-248

03

Foreign and Defence Policy of INDIA   

SS-249

03

The Geo-politics of Asia Pacific  

SS-250

03

Seminar on Power: Policy, Strategy & Doctrine  

SS-251

03

Seminar on Strategic Dimension of International Coalitions, Alliances & Organizations-NATO,UN