Department of Social Sciences

Introduction

The Department was established in year 2002 and has been engaged in teaching of courses of social science to the students of UVAS. The Department is involved in teaching of courses like Islamic Studies, Pakistan Studies, English and Sociology. With the initiation of new degree programs in the University in current year, the work load of this Department is likely to increase as curricula of all these degree programs, having courses of Islamic Studies, English and Pakistan Studies. Moreover, the department is continuously working on the enhancement of the academics. With previous programs, department has planned to start programs like M. Phil /MS and PhD in Islamic Studies. Another program is under consideration that is of post graduate diploma in Applied Linguistics and language program of English and Arabic. In accordance with the intent behind it, different co-curricular activities like essay writing, calligraphy, poster making, Bait-Bazi, Naat etc. are also in practice under Qirtas Literary Society. Teachers of this department in collaboration with other departments in and outside the University are already involved in conduction of various competitions regarding Qiraat and Naat. Traditional learning is blended with co-curricular activities. These co-curricular activities ensure that our students broaden their views and expand their horizons. The Department opens up a plethora of vistas for the students and shall be continued doing it.

Core values

  • Intellectual Rigor
  • Character building &devotion for the spirit of tolerance and pluralism
  • Hard work and value addition
  • To instill humane and motivational spirit
  • Concern of the Environment
  • Encouraging multi lingual and inter personal communication

Seminar/ Workshop/Visit

  • Islamic Banking in Pakistan principles and practice.
  • Life of the Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H.)
  • Visit to SOS Villages for encouragement of the under-privileged children under the UVAS mission “HELPING HANDS”
  • Nikah Nama aik sawal

Effectiveness of the Faculty Members for UVAS

Since the nature of the department is collaborative .its extending cooperation to every degree programme which are taught in the university. Every faculty member of the department is contributing his due share for the attainment of objectives and targets of UVAS.

Objectives:

Following are the objectives of the department;

  • To inculcate, in the students, knowledge of English as Language not as subject, Pakistan history, sociology, Islamic values and norms with the requirements of modern period to make them good citizens and professionals.
  • To empower thoughtfulness of various social phenomena and human behavior within a given social structure.
  • To enhance understanding about local and international social issues.

Faculty

Chairman

Prof. Dr. Habib ur Rehman

Assistant Professor / Officer Incharge

Assistant Professor

Lecturers

Visiting Faculty

  • Dr. Shahida Tasneem Mughal
  • Mr. Usman Mahmood

Degree Programs

Under Graduate

Currently Department of social sciences is facilitating the all departments for compulsory subject to undergraduate degrees, such as;

  • English
  • Islamic Studies
  • Ethics
  • Pakistan Studies
  • Sociology
  • Anthrapology

The detail is given below:

DVM

Course No.

Title

Credit Hours

SOSC 02106

English-1 (Functional English)

2(2-0)

SOSC 02207

English-II (Communication Skills)

2(2-0)

SOSC 02208

Islamic Studies

1(1-0)

SOSC 02208

Ethics

1(1-0)

SOSC 02508

Pakistan Studies

1(1-0)

SOSC 021001

English-III (Technical Report writing and Presentation)

2(2-0)

SOSC02304

Anthropology

 

B.S. (Hons.) Applied Microbiology

Course No.

Title

Credit Hours

SOSC 05104

English-1 (Functional English)

3(3-0)

SO SC 05205

English-II (Communication Skills)

3(3-0)

SOSC 05207

Islamic Studies

1(1-0)

SOSC 05207

Ethics

1(1-0)

SOSC 05305

English-III (Business and Technical English Writing)

3(3-0)

SOSC 05306

Pakistan Studies

2(2-0)

B.S. (Hons.) Dairy Technology

Course No.

Title

Credit Hours

SOSC 06102

English-1 (Functional English)

3(3-0)

SO SC 06201

English-II (Communication Skills)

3(3-0)

SOSC 06202

Islamic Studies

1(1-0)

SOSC 06203

Ethics

1(1-0)

SOSC 06301

English-III (Business and Technical English Writing)

3(3-0)

SOSC 06302

Pakistan Studies

2(2-0)

B.S. (Hons.) Poultry Science

Course No.

Title

Credit Hours

SOSC 07101

English-1 (English Comprehension)

3(3-0)

SOSC 07202

Islamic Studies

1(1-0)

SOSC 07203

Ethics

1(1-0)

SOSC 07204

English-II (Business and Technical Report Writing)

3(3-0)

SOSC 07301

English-III (Communication Skills)

3(3-0)

SOSC 07305

Pakistan Studies

2(2-0)

B.S. (Hons.) Biotechnology

Course No.

Title

Credit Hours

SOSC 04101

English-1 (Functional English)

3(3-0)

SOSC 04201

English-II (Communication Skills)

3(3-0)

SOSC 04202

Islamic Studies

1(1-0)

SOSC 04206

Ethics

1(1-0)

SOSC 04301

English-III (Business and Technical English Writing)

3(3-0)

SOSC 0410

Pakistan Studies

2(2-0)

SOSC 04106

Sociology

3(3-0)

B.S. (Hons.) Biochemistry

Course No.

Title

Credit Hours

SOSC 14101

English-1 (Functional English)

3(3-0)

SOSC 14201

English-II (Communication Skills)

3(3-0)

SOSC 14202

Islamic Studies

1(1-0)

SOSC 14206

Ethics

1(1-0)

SOSC 14301

English-III (Business and Technical English Writing)

3(3-0)

SOSC 14102

Pakistan Studies

2(2-0)

SOSC 14104

Sociology

3(3-0)

B.S. (Hons.) Nutrition and Dietetics

Course No.

Title

Credit Hours

SOSC 10102

English-1 ( English Comprehension)

3(3-0)

SOSC 10202

English-II (Communication Skills)

3(3-0)

SOSC 10203

Islamic Studies

1(1-0)

SOSC 10204

Ethics

1(1-0)

SOSC 10301

Pakistan Studies

2(2-0)

SOSC 10304

English-III (Business and Technical English Writing)

3(3-0)

SOSC 10404

Sociology

3(3-0)

B.S. (Hons.) Environmental Science

Course No.

Title

Credit Hours

SOSC 09106

English-1 (l English Comprehension)

3(3-0)

SOSC 09204

Sociology

3(3-0)

SOSC 09205

English-II (Communication Skills)

3(3-0)

SOSC 09206

Islamic Studies

1(1-0)

SOSC 09207

Ethics

1(1-0)

SOSC 09304

English-III (Business and Technical English Writing)

3(3-0)

SOSC 09306

Pakistan Studies

2(2-0)

Pharm - D

Course No.

Title

Credit Hours

ENG 03300

English-A(Functional English)

2(2-0)

ENG 03301

English-B(Communication and Writing Skills)

4(4-0)

PS 03403

Pakistan Studies

3(3-0)

IS 03402

Islamic Studies

3(3-0)

B.S. (Hons.) Applied Zoology

Course No.

Title

Credit Hours

SOSC 08101

English-1 (Functional English)

3(3-0)

SOSC 08201

English-II (Communication Skills)

3(3-0)

SOSC 08202

Islamic Studies

1(1-0)

SOSC 08203

Ethics

1(1-0)

SOSC 08301

English-III (Business and Technical English Writing)

3(3-0)

SOSC 08102

Pakistan Studies

2(2-0)

SOSC 08401

Rural Sociology

3(2-1)

BBA

Course No.

Title

Credit Hours

ENG 11101

Freshman English-1

3(3-0)

ENG 11202

Freshman English-II

3(3-0)

SOC 11202

Pakistan Studies

3(3-0)

SOC 1111

Islamic Studies

 

SOC11303

Sociology

 

B.S. (Hons.) Food Science and Technology

Course No.

Title

Credit Hours

SOSC 25106

English-1 (English Comprehension)

3(3-0)

SOSC 25105

Pakistan Studies

3(3-0)

SOSC 25303

English-III (Business and Technical English Writing)

3(3-0)

SOSC 25203

Islamic Studies

1(1-0)

SOSC 25203

Ethics

1(1-0)

B.S. (Hons.) Fisheries and Aquaculture

Course No.

Title

Credit Hours

SOSC 0101

English-1 ( Functional English)

3(3-0)

SOSC 0201

English-II ( Communication Skills)

3(3-0)

SOSC 0202

Islamic Studies

2(2-0)

SOSC 0301

English-III ( Technical Writing & Presentation Skills)

1(1-0)

SOSC 0102

Pakistan Studies

2(2-0)

SOSC 0401

Rural Sociology/English IV

 

B.S. (Hons.) Medical Laboratory Technology

Course No.

Title

Credit Hours

SOSC 26105

English-1 (Functional English)

3(3-0)

SOSC 26205

English-II (Communication Skills)

3(3-0)

SOSC 26206

Islamic Studies

1(1-0)

SOSC 26207

Ethics

1(1-0)

SOSC 026802

TechnicalĀ  ReportĀ  Writing

3(3-0)

SOSC 26306

Pakistan Studies

2(2-0)

Livestock Associate Degree

Course No.

Title

Credit Hours

ENG 01

English (Functional English)

2(2-0)

SOS03

Pakistan Studies

1(1-0)

SOS-02

Islamic Studies/Ethics

1(1-0)