Under Graduate Programme

Overview of the programme

The undergraduate academic programme endeavor to offers a broad based knowledge of Geology to the students. The course also enhance the capability of the students to face the various challaenges in the field  as well as in their research work during their undergraduate BS-Geology programme. The structure of the academic programme icludes Mineralogy & Petrography, Stucture Geology, Sedimentalogy & Petroleum Geology, GIS & RS and Engineering Geology. 

SCHEME OF STUDY FOR 4-YEARS BS IN GEOLOGY:

Semester I

Course

Credit Hour

Total

 

Chem. 301

Chemistry I

2+1

3

 

 

Eng. 301

English I

3+0

3

 

 

Geol. 301

Introduction to Geology

3+0

3

 

 

Math. 301

Mathematics I

3+0

3

 

 

Phy. 301

Physics I

2+1

3

 

 

Pak. St. 301

Pakistan Studies

2+0

2

 

 

Total

 

 

17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Semester II

Course

Credit Hour

Total

 

 

Chem. 302

Chemistry II

2+1

3

 

 

Eng. 302

Communication Skills (English II)

3+0

3

 

 

Geol. 302

Geomorphology

2+1

3

 

 

Math. 302

Mathematics II

3+0

3

 

 

Phy. 302

Physics II

2+1

3

 

 

Geol. 303

Geological Fieldwork I

0+2

2

 

 

Total

 

 

17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Semester III

Course

Credit Hour

Total

 

Comp. 401

Computer Applications in Geology

2+1

3

 

 

Geol. 401

Introduction to Paleontology

2+1

3

 

 

Geol. 402

Stratigraphy

2+1

3

 

 

Geol. 403

Geostatistics

2+1

3

 

 

Geol. 404

Mineralogy

2+1

3

 

 

Isl. St./Eth.

Islamic Studies/Ethics

2+0

2

 

 

401

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 

 

17

 

 

Semester IV

Course

Credit Hour

 

Total

 

Eng. 401

Tech. Report Writing (English III)

3+0

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

Geol. 405

Petrography

2+1

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

Geol. 406

Geological Fieldwork-II

0+2

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

Geol. 407

Structural Geology

2+1

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

Geol. 408

Igneous Petrology

2+1

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

Mgt. 401

Principles of Management

3+0

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

Total

 

 

 

 

17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Semester V

Course

Credit Hour

 

Total

 

 

Geol. 501

Geotectonics

2+1

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

Geol. 502

Sedimentary Petrology

2+1

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

Geol. 503

Geophysics

2+1

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

Geol. 504

Field Geology

3+0

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

Geol. 505

Micropaleontology

2+1

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

Geol. 506

Introduction to GIS and RS

2+1

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

Total

 

 

 

 

18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Semester VI

Course

Credit Hour

 

Total

 

 

Geol. 507

Sequence Stratigraphy

2+1

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

Geol. 508

Geochemistry

2+1

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

Geol. 509

Petroleum Geology

2+1

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

Geol. 510

Engineering Geology

2+1

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

Geol. 511

Metamorphic Petrology

2+1

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

Geol. 512

Geological Fieldwork – III

0+2

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

Total

 

 

 

 

17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Semester VII

Course

Credit Hour

 

Total

 

 

Geol. 601

Geology of Pakistan

3+0

 

3

 

 

 

 

Geol. 602

Economic Geology

2+1

 

3

 

 

 

 

Geol. 603

Environmental Geology

2+1

 

3

 

 

 

 

Geol. 604

Hydrogeology

2+1

 

3

 

 

 

 

Geol. 605

Elective course

2+1

 

3

 

 

 

 

Geol. 606

Elective course

2+1

 

3

 

 

 

 

Total

 

 

 

18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Semester VIII

Course

Credit Hour

Total

 

 

Geol. 607

Elective Course

2+1

 

3

 

 

 

 

Geol. 608

Reading and Conference /

0+1

 

1

 

 

 

 

Independent Study

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Geol. 609

Thesis

0+6

 

6

 

 

 

 

Geol. 610

Internship/Practical Training

S/U*2 Based

 

 

Geol. 611

Comprehensive Oral Exam/Grand

S/U*4 Based

 

 

 

 

Viva Voce

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 

 

 

10