Admission Open

Social Sciences Course in Mianwali

Social Sciences Course Outline
I. Introduction to Social Sciences

Definition and scope of social sciences
Historical development of social sciences
Interdisciplinary nature and its significance
Branches of Social Sciences

Political Science
II. Sociology
Foundations of Sociology

Key concepts and theories
Major sociological perspectives (Functionalism, Conflict Theory, Symbolic Interactionism)
Research methods in sociology
Social Institutions

Family, education, religion, government, and economy
Roles and functions of social institutions
Contemporary issues and challenges
III. Psychology
Introduction to Psychology

Key concepts and theories
Major perspectives in psychology (Behavioral, Cognitive, Psychoanalytic, Humanistic)
Research methods in psychology
Human Development and Behavior

Stages of human development
Cognitive and emotional development
Psychological disorders and treatment
IV. Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology

Definition and scope
Methods of cultural anthropology
Concepts of culture, society, and kinship
Physical Anthropology

Human evolution and biological diversity
The study of primates
Human adaptation and variation
V. Economics

Basic economic principles and concepts
Supply and demand, market structures
Consumer behavior and decision-making

National income and economic growth
Inflation, unemployment, and monetary policies
Global economics and trade
VI. Political Science
Foundations of Political Science

Key concepts and theories
Major political systems and ideologies
Research methods in political science
Government and Politics

Structure and functions of government
Electoral systems and political parties
Public policy and administration
VII. Geography
Physical Geography

Earth’s structure and landforms
Climate and weather patterns
Natural resources and environmental issues
Human Geography

Population and urbanization
Cultural landscapes and human-environment interaction
Globalization and regional development
VIII. History
World History

Key events and developments in ancient, medieval, and modern history
Major civilizations and their contributions
Global conflicts and resolutions
Historical Research

Methods of historical inquiry and analysis
Use of primary and secondary sources
Historical interpretation and historiography
IX. Research Methods in Social Sciences
Quantitative Methods

Surveys and questionnaires
Statistical analysis and interpretation
Use of software for quantitative research
Qualitative Methods

Interviews and focus groups
Ethnography and participant observation
Content analysis and thematic analysis
X. Contemporary Issues in Social Sciences

Impact on societies and cultures
Economic and political implications
Social and environmental challenges
Social Inequality

Theories of social stratification
Race, gender, and class inequalities
Policies and movements for social justice
XI. Application of Social Sciences
Policy Making and Advocacy

Role of social sciences in policy development
Techniques for effective advocacy and activism
Case studies of successful social change initiatives
Community Development

Concepts and strategies for community building
Role of NGOs and community organizations
Sustainable development and social innovation
XII. Future Directions in Social Sciences
Emerging Trends

Technological advancements and their impact on social sciences
Interdisciplinary research and collaboration
Future challenges and opportunities in social sciences
Career Pathways

Careers in academia, research, and applied social sciences
Skills and qualifications required
Resources for further education and professional development
XIII. Conclusion
Summary of Key Concepts

Review of major topics covered in the course
Integration of theoretical knowledge and practical skills
Reflecting on the importance of social sciences in understanding human behavior and society
Continued Learning and Resources

Resources for further study and professional development
Encouraging lifelong learning and critical thinking
Future trends and opportunities in social sciences

Admission Open for this course 
Contact Number: 03307615544

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