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Master of Science – (Sociology and Social Work)

Master of Sociology and Social work consists of 84 Credit Hours.

The degree program in Sociology and Social work is ideal for students who are curious about why social groups behave the way they do; • Good listeners, towards whom their peers can turn for support; and • Social problem solvers, motivators of friends, or community leaders Sociology majors help to enlighten the understanding of how humans relate to each other. Using theoretical models and carefully selected data, sociologists seek to explain how and why families are created, communities are built, work is initiated, places of worship are developed, and social and cultural change are brought up. Social work majors also study the human behaviors, but their emphasis is on changing and improving lives so that people can realize their full potential. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in many hands-on learning experiences. They will engage in internships with various community social service organizations where they can utilize their skills developed in classroom to work with professional social work mentors.

Foundation Courses
(Placement in this course is subject to the result of the University Placement Test) This course focuses on understanding of the English language to prepare the students at intermediate level of language skills including reading, writing, speaking and listening.
Module I
The purpose of this course is to provide the fundamentals associated with the management of information technology in a business enterprise. These fundamentals are business concepts in which the influence of information technology has caused change or brought new concepts. Emphasis is placed on understanding the managerial issues that are relevant to the usage of computers.
In this course, students study concepts of inflation and unemployment, macroeconomic variables and their mutual relationship. It also covers national income, components of aggregate demand, money and banking, public finance and taxation, international trade, etc.
A course in reading, writing, reflection and discussion, emphasizing rhetorical analysis and strategies for focusing, developing, and organizing writing. Special attention is also given to strategies for writing, revising and editing. In all, the course implies a general introduction to the principles of writing with emphasis on writing process, thesis, context, purpose and audience.
It provides tools for understanding how and why our society functions; impact of social institutions on individual lives, and the challenges of social interaction between individuals in a society. A major objective of this course is to develop sociological imagination and enhance the understanding of the linkage between the individual and forces within the larger society.

Module II
In this course, students study concepts of inflation and unemployment, macroeconomic variables and their mutual relationship. It also covers national income, components of aggregate demand, money and banking, public finance and taxation, international trade, etc.
This course aims to familiarize students with the principles of making different kinds of oral presentations and speeches. Students study how to make an outline, collect data and organize it to develop clarity. After generating ideas and finalizing topics, the students deliver speeches and learn to manipulate body language, tone, voice variation, etc. Gradually, the students gain confidence and overcome the fear of public speaking.
It provides tools for understanding how and why our society functions; impact of social institutions on individual lives, and the challenges of social interaction between individuals in a society. A major objective of this course is to develop sociological imagination and enhance the understanding of the linkage between the individual and forces within the larger society.
Introduction to Philosophy
Module III
This course aims at helping students to understand the importance of effective interpersonal communication in initiating, developing and sustaining the various aspects of interpersonal relationship in personal and professional lives. It helps them to interact conveniently and freely with people of different strata of society.
POLICY AND PLANNING
Perpectives in Pakistan Sociology
The course seeks to engage students to advanced critical analysis of the major theories and methods of what and how to do social work practice. The candidates are expected to penetrate deeper into social work literature and make its sense through reflections of their own work experience.
Module IV
This course aims to stimulate students’ thinking about key educational questions of why, what and how we educate with particular focus on social justice. Students will consider these questions as an introduction to some of the foundations of the applied discipline of education.
BUSINESS COMMUNICATION
Social Work Health and Development
Criminology
Module V
The course covers identification of issues, data theory, estimation and related problems, research designs, the process of field research, exploratory research, causal inference, methods of communication in survey, preparation of research proposal, questionnaire, sample design, measurement scales, the development of measurement tools, response methods, data collection methods, survey, interviewing and observations.
INTRODUCTION TO CULTURAL AND SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY
The course comprises discussion on the major theoretical and methodological issues in social security and policy schemes. It employs a critical. historical and comparative analysis on the implementation and evaluation of social security policies. For this purpose selected case studies are used to assess the utility of different theories and models of social security policy process.
Module VI
People at different levels of social organization face threats to their life and property from various sources. These include disasters, natural hazards, development policy failure, breakdown of social order and armed conflicts. Impacts of disasters have become an impediment to sustainable development worldwide and particularly in developing countries.
The course analyzes theories and concepts of population, food security, environment and gender and demonstrates how they are related to each other. Malthusian and Post Malthusian theories of population are also analyzed. Learners are also exposed to environment issues including its components, issues of social ecology, environmental degradation and how the environment is a gender issue. Further, the course exposes learners to the relationship of population, food security, environment and gender. Lastly, the course exposes learners to policy issues related to population, food security, environment and gender.
Module VII
Advance Social Psychology Guidance and Counseling (Elective – II)
NGO,s Governance (Elective Iv)
Advance Social Research Methods (Elective – III)
Start On 2019-01-21
Level Master
Total Credit Hours CREDIT HOURS
Degree Graduate Degree

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