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DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS

Dr. Zahid Hussain Channa

Incharge Chairman

Introduction

The department of economics is going to establish by Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University in 2018, it will contribute to knowledge enhancement in economics and positively contribute in the economic development. Studies in Economics are in particular and various university activities in general.

At present department offers one program to cater the need of undergraduate students, where Bachelor of Science 4 years (8 Semester) program is offered at undergraduate level. The department of Economics has thoroughly updated curriculum of this programs as per the guideline of HEC and international standards. In addition to course work in the major areas, the curriculum includes core courses in all functional areas of economics, and supporting course work in mathematics, communications, statistics, and information systems.

At present department have 1 faculty members, have to his credit education and training from reputed universities of Pakistan as well as from abroad.

Vision

The department of Economics, aspires to become a leading internationally recognized teaching and research department in Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University to create and disseminate knowledge which contributes in making Pakistan and the world a better place.

Mission

The Economics Program helps students think critically about the economic issues they confront in their daily lives, and develop a commitment to be actively engaged with policy issues in local, national, and global communities.

Objective

1) Maintain emphasis on quality teaching in economic theory and quantitative methods of economic analysis & research.

2) Strengthen education-employment linkages for the graduates of the department of Economics through networking with prospective employers in the public & private sector, non-government organizations and international organizations.

3) Enhance dissemination of the quality research produced at the department through various channels of communication and forums of knowledge exchange.

Outcomes

The degrees in Economics are professional degrees that prepare students for careers in the public and private sector as economic analysts in businesses, consultancy firms, financial institutions, and applied research firms. They may also find jobs in international organizations (World Bank, IMF, and International Labour Organization etc.), government (All Ministries) and non-profit organizations (non government organizations, universities and other teaching jobs).

Dr. Zahid Hussain Channa

Incharge Chairman

Email:chairman_economics

Dr. Ahmed Raza Mughal

Lecturer

Email:ahmedrazamustafa

Ph.D(Economics) and M.phil(Applied Economics),AERC, University of Karachi

Dr. Naveed Wahid Awan

Lecturer

Email:

Ph.D(Economics)

Mr. Naseem Abbas Chandio

Lecturer

Email:

M.phil (Pak Studies)

1st Semester
SNo. Subject Credit Hours Marks
1 English I 3
2 Principles of Micro Economics 3
3 Islamic Studies 2
4 Mathematics I 3
5 Introduction to Computer 3
6 Optional (Non-Economic) 3
Total 17
2nd Semester
SNo. Subject Credit Hours Marks
1 English II 3
2 Pakistan Studies 2
3 Principles of Macro Economics 3
4 Mathematics II 3
5 Optional (Non-Economics) 3
6 Optional (Non-Economics) 3
Total 17
3rd Semester
SNo. Subject Credit Hours Marks
1 English III 3
2 Intermediate Microeconomics 3
3 Development Economics 3
4 Statistics I 3
5 Optional (Non-Economics) 3
6 Optional (Non-Economics) 3
Total 18
4th Semester
SNo. Subject Credit Hours Marks
1 English IV 3
2 Intermediate Macroeconomics 3
3 Statistics II 3
4 World Economic History 3
5 Optional (Non-Economics) 3
6 Optional (Non-Economics) 3
Total 18

5th Semester
SNo. Subject Credit Hours Marks
1 Microeconomics 3
2 Macroeconomics 3
3 Mathematical Economics 3
4 Issues in Pak Economy 3
5 Optional (Non-Economics) 3
Total 15
6th Semester
SNo. Subject Credit Hours Marks
1 Economic Growth 3
2 Econometrics I 3
3 Mathematical Economics 3
4 Elective I 3
5 Elective II 3
Total 15

7th Semester
SNo. Subject Credit Hours Marks
1 International Trade Theory 3
2 Research Methods 3
3 Public sector Economics 3
4 Econometrics II 3
5 Elective III 3
Total 15
8th Semester
SNo. Subject Credit Hours Marks
1 Entrepreneurial Economics 3
2 Islamic Economics 3
3 Monetary Economics 3
4 Elective IV 3
5 Elective V 3
Total 15