Sargodha University offers a four-year Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Geography. The department has a strong commitment to teaching and research, with a focus on providing students with the skills and knowledge necessary to become competent professionals in the field of geography.
The department offers a wide range of courses that cover the major sub-fields of geography, including physical geography, human geography, environmental management, and geographic information science. In addition to these core courses, students can also choose from a variety of electives that allow them to specialize in a particular area of interest.
For more information on the BA and BSc in Geography programs at Sargodha University, please visit the department website.
DETAILS OF COURSES
The following courses are offered in the BA and BSc in Geography programs at Sargodha University:
Introduction to Physical Geography
Introduction to Human Geography
Maps and Mapping
Introduction to Environmental Studies
Physical Geography of Pakistan
Climatology and Meteorology
Soils and Landforms of Pakistan
Environmental Pollution and Management
Remote Sensing and GIS
Advanced Physical Geography
Advanced Human Geography
Research Methods in Geography
Thesis (BA) / Project (BSc)
For more information on the courses offered in the BA and BSc in Geography programs at Sargodha University, please visit the department website.
Students in the BA and BSc in Geography programs at Sargodha University have the opportunity to specialize in a particular area of interest by choosing from a
range of electives. The following list highlights some of the specializations that are available:
-Climatology and Meteorology
-Soils and Landforms
-Environmental Pollution and Management
-Geographical Information Science
Paper Marks Paper-A: Physical Geography; 70 Paper-B: Human & Regional Geography; 70 Paper-C: Map Work and Practical; 60 Total Marks: 200 The Distribution of marks for the Map Work and Practical Exam shall be as follow.
|Paper-A: Physical Geography;||70|
|Paper-B: Human & Regional Geography;||70|
|Paper-C: Map Work and Practical;||60|
|Total Marks: 200|
The Distribution of marks for the Map Work and Practical Exam shall be as follow.
|Record of Map work||10|
Examination in Lab Work, Field Survey, and Field Report shall be conducted during the Practical Examination by the same Examiners.
Note:- A minimum of sixty practicals of 3 hours each shall be required in two years.(30 practicals each year). Map Work & Practical Examination will spread over two days.
PAPER-A PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY
The Earth and its origin
The Solar System: The Sun, planets, moons. Earth’s origin, shape, size, rotation and revolution, composition and structure, distribution of land and water.
Let’s discuss the composition and structure of the atmosphere, the temperature and pressure of the air, winds, atmospheric air masses and fronts, cyclones, and weather disturbances. Let us also think about the hydrological cycle, moisture in the atmosphere, and precipitation. Also let’s talk about climatic classification (Koppen’s classification) with special reference to a few types such as Af, Am, Bush, Csa, and DF. Let us conclude with a discussion of atmospheric pollution.
We will be covering the following topics:
the internal structure of the Earth, including rocks; their origin, formation, and types; plate tectonics; mountain building; geomorphic processes-internal and external; earthquakes; volcanic activity; weathering, mass wasting, erosion, and deposition; and the cycle of erosion.
The ocean floor, sea deposits, ocean water composition, temperature, and salinity are influenced by the configuration of the ocean floor; ocean water movements include waves, currents, and tides.
Rules and Regulations
The rules and regulations of the BA and BSc in Geography programs at Sargodha University are as follows:
-Students must complete a minimum of 120 credit hours to earn the degree.
-A maximum of 30 credit hours may be transferred from another institution towards the degree.
-Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 to remain in good academic standing.
-Students must complete all degree requirements within eight years of admission.
For more information on the rules and regulations of the BA and BSc in Geography programs at Sargodha University, please visit the department website.
Financial Aid and Scholarships
The following financial aid and scholarships are available to students in the BA and BSc in Geography programs at Sargodha University:
-Student Loan Scheme
-National Scholarship Program
-Quaid-i-Azam Scholarship Program
-Punjab Educational Endowment Fund
The following career opportunities are available to graduates of the BA and BSc in Geography programs at Sargodha University:
-Private Sector Companies
The fee structure for the BA and BSc in Geography programs at Sargodha University is as follows:
-Admission fee: Rs. 2000
– Tuition fee: Rs. 40000 per semester
– Examination fee: Rs. 1500 per semester
– Laboratory fee: Rs. 1000 per semester
– Library fee: Rs. 1000 per semester
– Student welfare fund: Rs. 500 per semester
– Computer lab fee: Rs. 2000 per semester
– Degree issuance fee: Rs. 3000
– Transcript fee: Rs. 1000
The contact information for the Department of Geography at Sargodha University is as follows:
Department of Geography
Sargodha University Pakistan
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