DDS Courses

Graduate Courses Under-graduate Courses

DDS Bachelor’s Scheme of Study:

Semester I :  17  Credit Hours

 

Courses

C.R

Status

1.

IR since 1945

3

Foundation

2.

English-I

3

Uni-Core

3.

Mathematics-I

3

Uni-Core

4.

Islamic Studies

2

Uni-Core

5.

Gender, Youth & Development

3

Uni-Core

6.

General Education Course

3

G.E

Semester II :  17 Credit Hours

 

Courses

C.R

Status

7.

Basics of Research

3

Foundation

8.

Dimensions of  Geo Politics

3

Foundation

9.

English-II

3

Uni-Core

10.

Introduction to Computer

3

Uni-Core

11.

Pakistan Studies

2

Uni-Core

12.

General Education Course

3

G.E

Semester III:  15  Credit Hours

 

Courses

C.R

Status

13.

National Security and Threat Perception

3

Foundation

14.

Theories of International Relations     

3

Foundation

15.

Diplomacy: Theory & Practice

3

Foundation

16.

English-III

3

Uni-Core

17.

General Education Course

3

G.E

18.

General Education Course

3

G.E

Semester IV:  15 Credit Hours

 

Courses

C.R

Status

19.

Modern  Warfare

3

Foundation

20.

Strategic Thoughts

3

Foundation

21.

International Organizations

3

Foundation

22.

English-IV

3

Uni-Core

23.

General Education Course

3

G.E

24.

General Education Course

3

G.E

Semester V:  15  Credit Hours

 

Courses

C.R

Status

25.

International Law

3

Foundation

26.

Use of Force & Diplomacy

3

Major

27.

Foreign Policy Analysis

3

Major

28.

Arms Control and Nuclear Non Proliferation

3

Major

29.

General Education Course

3

G.E

30.

General Education Course

3

G.E

Semester VI:  18  Credit Hours

 

Courses

C.R

Status

31.

Foreign Policies of Major Powers

3

Major

32.

International Peace and Conflict Resolution

3

Major

33.

Contemporary Nuclear & Strategic Issues 

3

Major

34.

Seminar on Contemporary Issues 

3

Major

35.

Politics of Terrorism

3

Major

Semester VII:  18 Credit Hours

36.

Courses

C.R

Status

37.

International Political Economy

3

Major

38.

Research Methodology

3

Major

39.

Media and Politics

3

Major

40.

Elective I

3

Elective

41.

Elective II

3

Elective

Semester VIII:  13 Credit Hours

 

Courses

C.R

Status

42.

Regional Security Issues

3

Major

43.

Workshop on “SPSS”

1

Major

44.

Elective III

3

Elective

45.

Elective IV

3

Elective

46.

Thesis

6

Elective

 

S. #

Types of Courses

Credit Hours

1

University Core Courses

25

2

General Education Courses 

24

3

Foundation Courses

30

4

Major Courses

37

5

Elective Courses

12

6

Internship

2

 

Total

130

 

Sr.#

Optional Courses

1.

Use of Force and Great Powers Interventions

2.

Changing Nature of War Fare

3.

Dynamics of Insurgency and Counter Insurgency

4.

Nuclear Weapons Proliferation: History, Technology and Policy   

5.

Intelligence and Policy                    

6.

Military Strategy :An overview of the Theorists of War

7.

Military Intelligence and Modern Warfare

8.

Islam and the Contemporary World Order

9.

International Peace Keeping

10.

Gender, Peace and Security                                 

11.

Pakistan and Its Neighbors

12.

Politics of North-South Relations

13.

International Development: Issues and Challenges

14.

Twenty First Century Politics and Diplomacy

15.

Economics Statecraft and Conflict

16.

Foreign Propaganda, Perceptions and Policy

17.

Information Warfare 

Sr.#

Optional Courses

18.

Contemporary Global Politics

19.

Psychological Warfare

20.

Peace, Security and Conflict Resolution

21.

Theories of National Power

22.

Foreign & Defense Policies of Pakistan

23.

Fundamental of Statecraft and Governance

24.

Strategic Dynamics of South Asia                   

25.

Strategic Dynamics of West Asia  

26.

Strategic Dynamics of Central Asia

27.

Big Powers in South Asia

28.

Public Diplomacy

29.

Strategic Policies of Great Powers 

30.

Human Rights Theories & Practices 

31.

International Politics of Terrorism

32.

Resource Politics in Contemporary World           

33.

Democratization

34.

Modern Warfare

35.

Cultural Diplomacy