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
Discipline Specific Requirements
i. Foundation Courses
ii. Elective Courses
21
06
Practical Lab Learning 00
Internship 00
Community Services 00
Total 66

General Education (39 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
English Ⅰ ABA1013 3
Mathematics ABA1113 3
Introduction to Computing ABA1213 3
Economics ABA1313 3
Language Ⅰ ABA1413 3
Pakistan Studies ABA1513 3
English Ⅱ ABA1023 3
Statistics and Probability ABA1123 3
Analytical Reasoning ABA1223 3
Intro to Psychology ABA1323 3
Language Ⅱ ABA1423 3
Islamic Studies ABA1523 3
English Ⅲ ABA2033 3

Discipline Specific Requirements

1. Foundation Courses (21 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
Principle of Management ABA2613 3
Business Finance ABA2673 3
Principles of Accounting ABA2633 3
Business Information System ABA2643 3
E Business ABA2653 3
Business Communication ABA2663 3
Entrepreneurship and Innovation ABA2693 3

2. Elective Courses (06 Cr. Hrs.)

Course Title Code Cr. Hrs.
Principles of Marketing ABA2623 3
Human Resource Management AAF2683 3

Practical Learning Lab and Internship

Each student is required to complete internship and practical learning labs before 4th semester for the award of the degree.

Community Service:

Each student is required to complete 65 hours community work, usually after 2th 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 in 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
ABA 1013 English I 3 0 3
ABA 1113 Mathematics 3 0 3
ABA 1213 Introduction to Computing 3 1 4
ABA 1313 Economics 3 0 3
ABA 1413 Language I 3 0 3
ABA 1513 Pakistan Studies 3 0 3

Semester - 2

Course Code Course Title Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Cr. Hrs.
ABA 1023 English II 3 0 3
ABA 1123 Statistics and Probability 3 0 3
ABA 1223 Analytical Reasoning 3 0 3
ABA 1323 Intro to Psychology 3 0 3
ABA 1423 Language II 3 0 3
ABA 1523 Islamic Studies 3 0 3

Semester - 3

Course Code Course Title Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Cr. Hrs.
ABA 2033 English III 3 0 3
ABA 2613 Principle of Management 3 0 3
ABA 2673 Business Finance 3 0 3
ABA 2633 Principle of Accounting 3 0 3
ABA 2643 Business Information System 3 0 3
PLLF 2710 Practical Learning Lab I 0 3 3

Semester - 4

Course Code Course Title Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Cr. Hrs.
ABA 2653 E Business 3 0 3
ABA 2663 Business Communication 3 0 3
ABA 2623 Principles of Marketing 3 0 3
ABA 2683 Human Resource Management 3 0 3
ABA 2693 Entrepreneurship and Innovation 3 0 3
PLLB 2720 Practical Learning Lab-Ⅱ 0 3 0