Department [SOCIOLOGY, SOCIAL WORK & POP. STUDIES] Detail
SOCIOLOGY, SOCIAL WORK & POP. STUDIES
The department of Sociology, Social work and Population studies is a part of Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities. It was established in 1985. The department offers MSc Sociology and various graduate and undergraduate level courses of Sociology, Anthropology, Population Studies, Community and Rural Development.
Academic Programs/ Courses Offered:
New Scheme : 20 Courses (04 new courses)
Old Scheme :10 Courses
04 Courses (Codes 411, 412, 413, 465)
02 Courses (305, 372)
The major objectives are:
• To introduce students with recent and contemporary debates and frameworks for social analysis to enable them to understand, evaluate and compare arguments.
• To provide students an understanding of different social problems of society and highlight them for broader national interest.
• To prepare students for scholarly and applied research and for teaching in Sociology.
Future Plans :
The department has recently revised its complete scheme of studies for M.Sc Sociology programme. We are working to introduce new and updated courses on regular basis. We are working on development of different M.Sc courses and it is planned that by the time of next two years atleast 4 to 5 new courses will be included in the scheme.
Academic Facilities :
We have a large range of books available in our library. The department also conducts extensive workshops.
Postal Address :
Department of Sociology, SW & PS,Block No.11, AIOU, H-8, Islamabad.