BS in Social Change & Development


College of Languages, Literature and Culture, housed within the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, aims to develop students with enhanced skills and elevated intellect in the domain of social sciences.

The college offers a holistic learning environment where students are encouraged to explore concepts in their own way and at their own pace. Active participation and collaborative discussion, promoted through student-centred learning in and outside the classroom, aid in creating a healthy classroom necessary for a fruitful exchange and generation of ideas.


The College of Languages, Literature and Culture aims to develop the next generation of citizens for an extremely fragmented yet interrelated world, with an appreciation and understanding of diversity in languages, literature and cultures within a broad humanistic context.


To engage in teaching, research and service in languages, literature and culture to develop graduates as critical thinkers with excellent language and communication skills, and an appreciation of diversity in cultures and people for promoting tolerance and peace in a globalized world.

BS in Social Change & Development

If you wish to expand your career horizons, pursuing BS in Social Change & Development is the right decision! Based on state of the art curriculum, this 4-year BS Social Change & Development (SCD) Program provides students with a wide range of careers prospects both locally and internationally that contribute in social change at varied levels. The SCD Program intends to nurture an inter-disciplinary and comprehensive understanding of the complex problems of development and social change and integrates social sciences disciplines such as anthropology; economics; political science and sociology along with contemporary thematic studies such as Gender and development; community engagement for sustainability and change; and conflict & alternative dispute resolution. This program allows students to solve a range of social change and development problems using a PBL approach by investigating, analyzing and synthesizing complex information with available resources. The SCD Program equips its students with a thorough theoretical understanding together with hands-on and practical training.

What do we offer?

1) A four year degree based on HEC approved curriculum, focusing on the 21st century skills.

2) A blended learning environment where students can gain and demonstrate knowledge of the   latest educational technology
3) A highly qualified and experienced faculty

  • Furnished and air-conditioned classrooms with multimedia facility
  • A collection of useful resources for lifelong learning

Future Career Prospects

  • Civil Services
  • SME – associates
  • CSR associates at banks/ Multinational firms
  • Legal team associates
  • Citizen journalism,
  • Content developers/Documentary Developers
  • Social Media Influencers
  • Education and Development sector,
  • Researchers at NGOS & INGOS,
  • Monitoring & Evaluation
  • Teaching and lectureship,
  • Mediation counsellor
  • Social entrepreneurs

Eligibility Criteria

Admission Criteria

  1. Minimum A-Levels 3 passes/ 45% marks in Intermediate or equivalent from a recognized institution.
  2. Merit will be decided

Fee Structure

 Tuition (By Course)  15,000
 Admission Fee (One Time)  5,000
 Application Fee (One Time)  5,000
 Examination Fee (By Course)  2,000
 Security  Deposit (One Time)  5,000
 Student Fund (Yearly)  10,000

Key Characteristics

  1. Competitive state-of-the-art undergraduate program
  2. Highly qualified faculty
  3. Academic and Professional Counselling facilities for students
  4. Conducive learning environment with required Infrastructure and facilities

BS in Social Change and Development Scheme of Studies

Year 1
Semester 1 Semester 2
Functional English Academic Reading and Writing
Pakistan Studies Islamic Studies/Moral Ethics
Introduction to Sociology Quantitative Reasoning I
Literature and Society Introduction to Social Psychology
Perspectives on Identity in the Contemporary World Gender and Social Change
Introduction to ICT & Digital Literacy Individual wellbeing and development
6 Courses = 18 CH 6 Courses = 18 CH
Year 2
Semester 3 Semester 4
Technical & Professional Writing Classical Sociological Theory
Development of Social Thoughts Social Philosophy & Critical Thinking
Introduction to Social Change & Development Population Studies
Social Anthropology: Cultural representations, beliefs and practices Economics and Development
Quantitative Reasoning II Sustainable Development- From MDGs to  SDGs: Major learning and implications
Project Planning & Management Internship project (SDGs – Project Practicum)
6 Courses = 18 CH 6 Courses = 18 CH
Year 3
Semester 5 Semester 6
Methods of Social Sciences Research Diversity, Social Justice, Equity and Development
Social change and development in Pakistan Rural & Urban Development: Issues and perspectives
Sociology of Human rights Research thesis and report
Elective I Elective III
Elective II Elective IV
5 Courses = 15 CH 5 Courses = 15 CH
Electives I  (Options) Electives II (Options)
1. Development communication2.International relations

3. NGO management

1. Media as 4th pillar of state for social change and Development

2. Visual Storytelling: Photography & documentary in advocacy

3. Introduction to Environmental Sociology

Electives III (Options) Electives IV (Options)
1. Introduction to Peace & Conflict Studies

2. Peace leadership in South Asia

3. Alternative dispute resolution

1. Social statistics

2. Results-based project management

3. Financial management

Year 4
Semester 7
(Project Based Learning on Poverty Issues)
Semester 8
(Project Based Learning on Health/ Education Issues)
Philosophy of Development & Psychology of Poverty Philosophy & Psychology of Human nature and well being
Poverty/Development Advocacy through performing arts Health/Education issues across cultures and ideologies
Poverty & women empowerment Study of social enterprises in health care/Education: Operations and processes
Social enterprise incubation Social enterprise incubation
5 Courses = 15 CH 5 Courses = 15 CH