The Associate Degree Program (ADP) is designed to fill the gap between industry needs and the skilled manpower. The two-year ADP program will prepare the HSSC graduates for the job market in a short time. The courses are designed to develop student’s communication, interpersonal and occupational skills. The courses cover diverse areas of business administration including accounting, management, finance, human resource management and marketing. This program will build professional work force with high employment value. The graduates may continue the respective BS program in future with advance standing in semester 5.

Admission Requirements

  • Higher Secondary School Certificate or Equivalent securing at least 45% marks in aggregate
  • Admission Test / HEC Approved Test

Degree Requirements

The candidate is required to complete 66 Cr. Hrs. as per following details:

AREA Cr. Hrs.
General Education 39
Foundation Courses 21
Elective Courses 06
Practical Lab Learning 00
Internship 00
Community Services 00
Total 66

General Education (39 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
Islamic Studies ADPG1013 3
English I ADPG1113 3
Intro to Psychology ADPG1213 3
Mathematics ADPG1313 3
Introduction to Computing ADPG1413 3
Language I ADPG15x3 3
Pakistan Studies ADPG1023 3
English II ADPG1123 3
Economics ADPG1223 3
Statistics and Probability ADPG1323 3
Analytical Reasoning ADPG1423 3
Language II ADPG15x3 3
English III ADPG2133 3

Discipline Specific Requirements

1. Foundation Courses (21 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
Principle of Management MGTB2003 3
Business Finance FINB2003 3
Principles of Accounting ACCB2003 3
Business Information System MISB2003 3
E Business MISB2013 3
Business Communication BCMB2033 3
Entrepreneurship and Innovation ENTB2003 3

2. Elective Courses (06 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
Principles of Marketing MKTB2003 3
Human Resource Management HRMB2003 3

Practical Learning Lab (PLXXX0X0)

Each student is required to complete training spread over 2 semesters in one of the following:
a) Entrepreneurship (PLENX0x0)
b) Extracurricular Activities (PLSPX0x0)
c) Co-Curricular Activities (PLYCX0x0)

Internship (PY4000)

Students shall have the option of completing a 9-week summer internship any time after their first semester, or a work attachment for a total of up to 360 hours during their course duration.

Community Service:

Each student is required to complete 65 hours community work, usually after 2nd semester which would be a prerequisite for the award of degree.

Duration:
This is a two-year degree program comprising of 4 semesters. There will be a Fall and a Spring semester each year. The maximum duration to complete the ADP (Accounting and Finance) is 3 years.

CGPA Requirement

A student is required to earn a minimum 2.00/4.00 CGPA on the completion of degree requirements.

SCHEME OF STUDIES

Semester - 1

Course Code Course Title Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Cr. Hrs
ADPG 1113 English I 3 0 3
ADPG 1213 Intro to Psychology 3 0 3
ADPG 1313 Mathematics 3 0 3
ADPG 1413 Introduction to Computing 3 0 3
ADPG 15×3 Language I 3 0 3
ADPG 1013 Islamic Studies 3 0 3

Semester - 2

 

Course Code Course Title Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Cr. Hrs.
ADPG 1123 English II 3 0 3
ADPG 1223 Economics 3 0 3
ADPG 1323 Statistics and Probability 3 0 3
ADPG 1423 Analytical Reasoning 3 0 3
ADPG 15×3 Language II 3 0 3
ADPG 1023 Pakistan Studies 3 0 3

Semester - 3

Course Code Course Title Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Cr. Hrs.
ADPG 2133 English III 3 0 3
MGTB 2003 Principle of Management 3 0 3
FINB 2003 Business Finance 3 0 3
ACCB 2003 Principles of Accounting 3 0 3
MISB 2003 Business Information System 3 0 3
PLLB 2010 Practical Learning Lab I 0 3 3

Semester - 4

Course Code Course Title Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Cr. Hrs.
MISB 2013 E Business 3 0 3
BCMB 2033 Business Communication 3 0 3
MKTB 2003 Principles of Marketing 3 0 3
HRMB 2003 Human Resource Management 3 0 3
ENTB 2003 Entrepreneurship and Innovation 3 0 3
PLLB 2020 Practical Learning Lab Ⅱ 0 0 0