University of Sargodha Pakistan Studies B.A / B.Sc Syllabus
Course Outline for Pakistan Studies
Objectives: The objectives of this course are to acquaint the students with:
Two Nation Theory and Ideology of Pakistan
Historical background of creation of Pakistan
Two Nation Theory in its historical context, definition and interpretations
Quaid-i-Azam and his political ideas.
Political Dynamics of Pakistan
Constitutional of development in Pakistan. (1947-73)
Salient features of constitution of Pakistan 1973.
Institutions of Pakistan: political parties, bureaucracy, army, judiciary and media.
Problems of Pakistan as a Federal State.
Socio-Economic Issues of Pakistan.
Social and demographic issues.
Diplomatic Dynamics of Pakistan.
Determinants and objectives of Pakistan’s foreign policy.
Pakistan’s relations with its neighboring countries.
Pakistan and the Muslim World ( A comprehensive review of foreign policy of Pakistan)
Javed Ahmad Sheikh, Pakistan’s Political, Economic and Diplomatic Dynamics, Lahore: Kitabistan Paper Products.
Other relevant readings for the individual subjects shall be recommended by the teacher during the course.