Bachelor of Science in International Relations

Structure of BSIR
University / General Requirement33
Supporting Courses (Departmental Requirements)18
Compulsory (Core) credits18
Research/Projects or 6 credit hours from electives6
Free Elective6

General Education
CodeCourse TitleCrHr
ACS100Basic Mathematics3
CSC100Computer Application-Lab3
HMT101English 13
HMT102English 23
HMT105Pakistan and Islamic Studies3
MGT201Principles of Management3
ACT211Principles of Accounting3
HMT311Language Proficiency3
HMT401Research Methods and Skills3


Supporting Courses
CodeCourse TitleCrHr
DS 132Introduction to Statistics3
DS 100Introduction to Development Studies3
IR 103Introduction to Political Science3
IR 365Theories of Comparative Politics3

Compulsory Core
CodeCourse TitleCrHr
IR 101Introduction to International Relations3
IR 201Modern History of International Relations3
IR 234 Foreign Policy of Pakistan3
IR 239 Theories of International Relations3
IR 330International Political Economy3
IR 480International Law3


Research & Projects
CodeCourse TitleCrHr
IR498Research Project I & II (P1 + P2) (on case by case
basis) or 6 credit hours of electives


Elective Courses
CodeCourse Title
IR 230Foreign Policy Analysis
IR 240 Foreign Policy of Developing Countries
IR 242Foreign Policy of Developing Countries
IR 262Contemporary Political Ideologies
IR 264Global Issues
IR 301Theories of Development
IR 302Politics of Developing Countries
IR 303Government and Politics in Pakistan
IR 306Politics of Development
IR 305Globalisation in Developing Countries
IR 320Women and Politics
IR 321American Foreign Policy
IR 334Political Economy of Development
IR335Conflict & Conflict Resolutions
IR 341/td>Islam and International Relations
IR 342Global Security
IR 343World Peace, Issues and Perspectives
IR 344US Foreign Policy: Post Cold War Era
IR 345International Terrorism
IR 350Social and Political Movements
IR 355 Public Sector Reforms
IR 362International Trade
IR 430W.T.O & Developing Countries
IR 441Foreign Policies of Great Power
IR 444Globalization & Regional Cooperation
IR 442Issues in North-South Relation
IR 463Global Governance
IR 464Politics of International Financial Issues
IR 465Human Right & International Relations
IR 466International Environment Politics
IR 470State and Society in South Asia
IR 472International Politics of South Asia
IR 474Government and Politics in the Middle East
IR 475International Politics of Middle East
IR 478Government and Politics in Central Asia
IR 479International Politics of Central Asia
IR 481International Human Rights Law
IR 482 Human Right and Development
IR 483Advanced Research Techniques
IR 485International Sustainable Development
IR 486Selected Readings
IR 487Independent Study I
IR 488Independent Study II
IR 489Special Topics