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BS History

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
Semester-I

HIS-301

English-I

3 (3-0)

HIS-302

Islamic Studies / Ethics

2 (2-0)

HIS-303

Computer Skills

2 (2-0)

HIS-304

Introduction to History

3 (3-0)

HIS-305

Introduction to World Civilization

3 (3-0)

HIS-306

Political Sciences

3 (3-0)

Total Credit Hours

16

Semester-II

HIS-307

English-II

3 (3-0)

HIS-308

Pakistan Studies

2 (2-0)

HIS-309

Research Methodology

3 (3-0)

HIS-310

History of Islam

3 (3-0)

HIS-311

Basic Mathematics / Statistics for Social Sciences

3 (3-0)

HIS-312

Sociology

3 (3-0)

Total Credit Hours

17

Semester-III

HIS-401

English-III

3 (3-0)

HIS-402

Urdu / Regional Languages

3 (3-0)

HIS-403

History of Umayyads and Abbasids (661-1258)

3 (3-0)

HIS-404

History of Muslim Rule in South Asia (640-1526)

3 (3-0)

HIS-405

History of Europe (1453-1848)

3 (3-0)

HIS-406

International Relations

3 (3-0)

Total Credit Hours

18

Semester-IV

HIS-407

Economics

3 (3-0)

HIS-408

Education

3 (3-0)

HIS-409

History of Muslim Rule in South Asia (1526-1857)

3 (3-0)

HIS-410

Urdu/ Regional Language

3 (3-0)

HIS-411

Communication Skills

2 (2-0)

HIS-412

History of Muslim Rule in Spain (755-1492)

3 (3-0)

Total Credit Hours

17

Semester-V

HIS-501

Historiography

3 (3-0)

HIS-502

History of Europe (1848-1991)

3 (3-0)

HIS-503

History of Freedom Movement (1857-1947)

3 (3-0)

HIS-504

History of Pakistan Studies (1947-1971)

3 (3-0)

HIS-505

Historical perspective of Pakistan

3 (3-0)

Total Credit Hours

15

Semester-VI

HIS-506

History of Sufism

3 (3-0)

HIS-507

History of Saffarids  (1501-1786)

3 (3-0)

HIS-508

History of Pakistan (1972-2008)

3 (3-0)

HIS-509

History of Modern Muslim World

3 (3-0)

HIS-510

History of Modern Arab World (1919-1945)

3 (3-0)

HIS-511

Persian / Arabic / Turkish

2 (2-0)

Total Credit Hours

17

Semester-VII

HIS-601

History of Central Asia Il-Khanids and Timurids

3 (3-0)

HIS-602

History of Religious Thought in Islam

3 (3-0)

HIS-603

History of Muslim Social and Political thought

3 (3-0)

HIS-604

History of the Modern Arab World (1945-1992)

3 (3-0)

HIS-605

History of Muslim Cities

3 (3-0)

Total Credit Hours

15

Semester-VIII

HIS-606

Research Thesis

15 Credit

The student is required to write dissertation to be decided in consultation with the department.

Optional Courses

General History
Socio-Economic History of South Asia (1206-1707)

3 (3-0)

History of Ancient India

3 (3-0)

History of  the Mughals (1526-1707)

3 (3-0)

History of the later Mughals and the advent of Europeans (1707-1857)

3 (3-0)

British Administration and Constitutional Development in India 1858-1947

3 (3-0)

History of Europe–I (1200-1789)

3 (3-0)

History of Europe–II (1789-1945)

3 (3-0)

History of International Relations-I (1919-1945)

3 (3-0)

History of International Relations -II (1945-2002)

3 (3-0)

History of Conflict, warfare and Diplomacy

3 (3-0)

History of England (1688-1919)

3 (3-0)

Constitutional History of England

3 (3-0)

History of USA (1776-1945)

3 (3-0)

History of Russia (1917-1990)

3 (3-0)

History of China (1949-2002)

3 (3-0)

History of India (1947-2002)

3 (3-0)

History of Afghanistan (1840-2002)

3 (3-0)

History of Japan (1906-2002)

3 (3-0)

History of Islamic Art and Culture (1924-2005)

3 (3-0)

History of Science and Technology

3 (3-0)

Regional Studies: Balochistan, Sindh, Punjab, Khayber Pukhtun-khah (NWFP), Kashmir,Gilgit & Biltistan

3 (3-0)

Concise World History

3 (3-0)

Indo-Pakistan Subcontinent
Indus Valley Civilization

3 (3-0)

Hindu & Buddhist Civilizations

3 (3-0)

History of Arab Rule in Pakistan (640-1025)

3 (3-0)

History of Ghaznavids and Ghorids (1025-1206)

3 (3-0)

History of Sultanate Period (1206-1526)

3 (3-0)

History of The Great Mughals (1526-1707)

3 (3-0)

History of Later Mughals (1707-1857)

3 (3-0)

History of Colonial Rule in Pakistan (1843-1947)

3 (3-0)

History of Cultural Links of Pakistan with Central Asia and Afghanistan

3 (3-0)

History of Revivalist Movement in South Asia (18th -20th Century)

3 (3-0)

Pakistan Movement Phase 1 (1857-1935)

3 (3-0)

Pakistan Movement Phase 2 (1935-1947)

3 (3-0)

Constitutional History of Pakistan (1947 – 2008)

3 (3-0)

Political History of Pakistan (1947 – 2008)

3 (3-0)

Pakistan and the World Affairs (1947 – 2008)

3 (3-0)

Muslim Political Thought in South Asia, any three of the following (Mujaddad alf Sani, Shah Waliullah, Sir Sayyed Ahmad Khan, Maulana Ubaidullah Sindhi, Allama Mashriqi, Allama Muhammad Iqbal, Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah)

3 (3-0)

Heritage Studies
World Pre-history

3 (3-0)

Heritage of Pakistan

3 (3-0)

Bronze Age Civilizations

3 (3-0)

Principles and Methods of Archaeology

3 (3-0)

Principles and Methods of Museology

3 (3-0)

Conservation of Tangible Heritage

3 (3-0)

Conservation of Intangible Heritage

3 (3-0)

Cultural Tourism

3 (3-0)

Folk Arts and Crafts

3 (3-0)

Folk Legend, Myths, Traditions and Beliefs

3 (3-0)

Cultural Anthropology

3 (3-0)

Paleography and Epigraphy

3 (3-0)

Modern Techniques used in Archaeology

3 (3-0)