Elective/Optional Courses

ULAB students excavating at Bhitargarh

Elective/Optional Courses

GED Electives (3 courses / 09 credits)

Students have to choose from the Elective and/or Optional courses listed below (courses below in each set are a sample of the offerings and not a complete listing; offerings will change from time to time and students have to choose from what is on offer at a given time).

If a student’s 4-year distribution chart indicates that in his/her current term, s/he is required to take a “GED elective” or an “Optional,” then s/he may choose a suitable course from the list below that does not conflict with his/her other required courses.

Arts and Humanities

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
GED 202 History of Bangla Literature 3
GED 206 Introduction to Philosophy I 3
GED 210 Foreign Language 3
GED 211 Introduction to Photography 3
GED 212 Ethics 3
GED 213 Introduction to the History of Linguistic 3
GED 216 Introduction to Bengali Language and Literature 3
GED 221 Introduction to Drama 3
GED 222 Current and Contemporary Art Forum 3
GED 224 Film History 3
GED 225 Archaeology of Bangladesh 3
GED 263 Modern Bangla Literature (1) 3
GED 302 History of World Art and Architecture 3
GED 303 Introduction to Dance 3
GED 308 Introduction to Philosophy II 3
GED 311 Bangla for Print Media 3
GED 312 Bangla for Electronic Media 3
GED 322 Modern Bangla Literature (2) 3
GED 323 Logic 3
GED 339 Introduction to Music 3
GED 401 Imagining the Global Eighteenth Century Art 3
GED 409 Literature of Bangladesh 3
GED 410 Introduction to Performing Arts 3
GED 411 Objectivity and Its Loss 3
GED 418 South Asian Art and Architecture 3
GED 429 The Visual Culture of South Asian Women 3
GED 438 Origin and Development of Bangla Language 3
GED 439 Science Perceptions and Reality 3
GED 451 Qazi Nazrul Islam: Life and Works 3
GED 452 Rabindranath Tagore: Life and Works 3
GED 461 Religion 3
ENG 105 Introduction to Linguistics 3
ENG 412 Bestseller Fiction 3

Social Sciences

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
GED 203 Evolutionary theory and Human behavior 3
GED 204 Cultural Heritage of Bangladesh 3
GED 205 Introduction to Sustainable Development 3
GED 207 Principles of Economics 3
GED 208 Introduction to Sociology 3
GED 210 Introduction to Social Studies 3
GED 215 Introduction to Political Thought 3
GED 223 Global Political Economy 3
GED 262 Principles of Cultural Anthropology 3
GED 301 Development Studies 3
GED 304 Anthropology and Global Social Problems 3
GED 305 International Human Rights 3
GED 309 Classical Sociological Theory 3
GED 324 Experiencing the Past 3
GED 325 Economic Development and Social Change 3
GED 334 International Law 3
GED 335 Globalization and Social Conflict 3
GED 338 International Relations 3
GED 340 International Trade 3
GED 356 Urbanization and Ancient Cities 3
GED 416 Business Ethics and Leadership 3
GED 417 Global Migration and Citizenship 3
GED 419 Ethnic Identity and Nationalism 3
GED 441 Globalization 3
GED 443 Gender and Society 3
GED 444 Women Studies 3
GED 453 Living with Conflict 3
GED 462 Social Theory and Methods of Social Research 3
GED 466 Who Owns the Past? 3

Science and Mathematics

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
GED 209 Environmental Science 3
GED 214 Mathematics 3
GED 231 History and Methods of Science 3
GED 233 Introduction to Science Studies 3
GED 234 Introduction to Mind and Behaviour 3
GED 232 Introduction to Psychology 3
GED 336 Environmental Impact Assessment 3

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