Faculty Profile


Dr. Taraq Waheed
Program Manager MS (SS)/ BS (SS)

PhD - Political Sciences (Aligarh Muslim University)
Mr. Wajid Zulqarnain
Program Manager BMS

M. Phil in Mass Communication (University of the Punjab, Lahore)
Dr. Shamim A. Sahibzada
Program Manager MS (DS)

PhD-Economics (State University of New York, USA)


MS (Sociology)


Students are required to complete 8 courses, and a thesis (6 credit hour) with a minimum of 30 credit hours. The break-up of 30 credit hours is as follows:
  • 5 Compulsory Courses*
  • 3 Electives
  • Thesis (6 Credit Hour)

FIRST YEAR


FALL SEMESTER
SS 5xxx Foundational Sociological Perspectives
SS 5xxx Qualitative Research Methodology
SS 5xxx Statistics for Social Scientists

SPRING SEMESTER
SS 5xxx Contemporary sociological theories*
SS 5xxx Quantitative Research Methodology**
SS 5xxx Sub-discipline (Elective I)
SS 5xxx Sub-discipline (Elective II)



SECOND YEAR


FALL SEMESTER
SS 5xxx Sub-discipline (Elective III)
SS 5xxx MS Thesis (6 credits)***
* Pre-req includes Foundational Sociological Perspectives
** Pre-req includes Qualitative Research Methodology and Statistics for Social Scientists
*** Pre-req includes Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methodology and Elective I&II

ELECTIVES


Sociology of Gender SS 5xxx Gender issues in global scenario
SS 5xxx Sociology of gender issues
SS 5xxx Gender, Work, and the Economy
SS 5xxx Women studies
SS 5xxx Gender issues in rural development
SS 5xxx Sociology of sexuality

Sociology of Globalization
SS 5xxx Globalization: issues and debates
SS 5xxx Global governance
SS 5xxx Sociology of Science, Knowledge, and Technology
SS 5xxx Industrial sociology
SS 5xxx Immigration in Comparative Perspective
SS 5xxx Sociology of migration and urbanization

Sociology of Development
SS 5xxx Sustainable development
SS 5xxx Social change and development
SS 5xxx Rethinking Global Development: New Frameworks for Understanding Poverty, Inequality and Growth in 21 Century
SS 5xxx Community Organizing and Development
SS 5xxx Religion and Development
SS 5xxx Population and Development: current issues and future implications