B.Sc. Economics

A unique course offered by GNDU which makes a very useful combination of highly preferred subjects in the stream of humanities and science too viz.- Mathematics*, Economics and Computer Science. The course is designed to provide thorough knowledge in these areas so as to produce graduates which are ready for absorption in higher courses in any of these disciplines.

*One can opt for Quantitative Techniques instead of Mathematics.

Semester – I

  • English (Compulsory)
  • Punjabi (Compulsory) / Basic Punjabi / Punjab History and Culture
  • Economics (Micro-Economics)
  • Computer Science : Computer Fundamentals & PC Software
  • Quantitative Techniques – I

OR

  • Mathematics
    • Paper- I: Algebra
    • Paper-II: Calculus-I

*Drug Abuse : Problem, Management and Prevention (Compulsory)

Semester – II

  • English (Compulsory)
  • Punjabi (Compulsory) / Basic Punjabi / Punjab History and Culture
  • Economics (Indian Economy)
  • Computer Science : Programming using C
  • Quantitative Techniques – II

OR

  • Mathematics
    • Paper- I: Integral Calculus and Differential Equations
    • Paper-II: Calculus-II

*Drug Abuse : Problem, Management and Prevention (Compulsory)

*Note : The marks of Paper will not be added in the total marks

Semester – III

  • English (Compulsory) 
  • Punjabi (Compulsory) 
  • Economics (Macro Economics)
  • Environmental Studies (Compulsory)
  • Computer Science : Computer Oriented Numerical and Statistical Methods
  • Quantitative Techniques – III

OR

  • Mathematics
    • Paper I: Calculus – II
    • Paper II: Solid and Coordinate Geometry

Semester – IV

  • English (Compulsory)
  • Punjabi (Compulsory) / Basic Punjabi
  • Environmental Studies (Compulsory)
  • Economics (Public Finance and International Trade)
  • Computer Science : Data Structure and Programming Language Using C++
  • Quantitative Techniques – IV

OR

  • Mathematics
    • Paper I Statics and Solid Geometry
    • Paper II Number Theory

Semester – V

  • English (Compulsory)
  • Punjabi (Compulsory) / Basic Punjabi
  • Economics : Economics of Development
  • Computer Science : Database Management System and Oracle
  • Quantitative Techniques – V

OR

  • Mathematics
    • Paper I Vector Calculus and Solid Geometry
    • Paper II Linear Algebra

Semester – VI

  • English (Compulsory)
  • Punjabi (Compulsory) / Basic Punjabi
  • Economics : Quantitative Methods for Economists
  • Computer Science : Information Technology
  • Quantitative Techniques – VI

OR

  • Mathematics
    • Paper I Dynamics
    • Paper II Numerical Analysis

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

A graduate in this course is suitable for employment as a school teacher after doing B.Ed. Also eligible for clerical level jobs in banks.

HIGHER EDUCATION OPTIONS

Eligible for admission to B.Ed/ M.Sc. (Economics)/ Maths/ Statistics/ Computer Science/ MCA. One can also join advanced diploma course in Computer Science.

Students with good command over language may join media groups Electronic/Print as business news reporters.