Common Courses

New Curriculum: From Summer 2020

Pre University Courses (Based on admission test performance / Non-credit)

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Course Title


Remedial English

Remedial Math

General Education Foundation (GEF) (5 courses / 15 credits)

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Course Title


Academic English I

Academic English II

Advanced English Writing Skills

Advanced Bangla Writing Skills

Introduction to Data and Statistics

ULAB Core Courses (UCC) (3 courses / 9 credits)

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Course Title


Bangla Bhasha

History of the Emergence of Independent Bangladesh


GED Tier Courses (four from each tier) (12 courses / 36 credits)

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GED Tier I



Course Title


Arts and Humanities

Social Sciences

Natural Sciences

Essential Skills (4 courses / Non-credits)

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Course Title


Study Skills

Healthy Life Skills

Social Skills

Professional Skills

Old Curriculum:

GED Core (7 Courses/ 21 Credits)

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Course Title


Basic English and Learning Skills

Fundamentals of English I

Fundamentals of English II

Bangladesh Studies

Bangla Bhasha

Introduction to Computer Studies

World Civilization

Note: Placement in English courses will be based on diagnostic tests. Candidates achieving high marks in the English diagnostic tests will be exempted from ENG101 and ENG102. They may take optional courses in lieu of the specified English courses.

GED Electives (3 courses / 09 credits)

Students eligible to take a GED Elective must choose one of the GED electives from the courses provided in a specific term. Students are required to select one course from each of the three sets offered.

Arts and Humanities

Course Code Course Title
GED202 History of Bangla Literature
GED206 Introduction to Philosophy I
GED210 Foreign Language
GED211 Introduction to Photography
GED212 Ethics
GED213 Introduction to the History of Linguistic
GED216 Introduction to Bengali Language and Literature
GED221 Introduction to Drama
GED222 Current and Contemporary Art Forum
GED224 Film History
GED225 Archaeology of Bangladesh
GED263 Modern Bangla Literature (1)
GED302 History of World Art and Architecture
GED303 Introduction to Dance
GED308 Introduction to Philosophy II
GED311 Bangla for Print Media
GED312 Bangla for Electronic Media
GED322 Modern Bangla Literature (2)
GED323 Logic
GED339 Introduction to Music
GED401 Imagining the Global Eighteenth Century Art
GED409 Literature of Bangladesh
GED410 Introduction to Performing Arts
GED411 Objectivity and Its Loss
GED418 South Asian Art and Architecture
GED429 The Visual Culture of South Asian Women
GED438 Origin and Development of Bangla Language
GED439 Science Perceptions and Reality
GED451 Qazi Nazrul Islam: Life and Works
GED452 Rabindranath Tagore: Life and Works
GED461 Religion
ENG105 Introduction to Linguistics
ENG412 Bestseller Fiction

Social Sciences

Course Code Course Title
GED203 Evolutionary theory and Human behavior
GED204 Cultural Heritage of Bangladesh
GED205 Introduction to Sustainable Development
GED207 Principles of Economics
GED208 Introduction to Sociology
GED210 Introduction to Social Studies
GED215 Introduction to Political Thought
GED223 Global Political Economy
GED262 Principles of Cultural Anthropology
GED301 Development Studies
GED304 Anthropology and Global Social Problems
GED305 International Human Rights
GED309 Classical Sociological Theory
GED324 Experiencing the Past
GED325 Economic Development and Social Change
GED334 International Law
GED335 Globalization and Social Conflict
GED338 International Relations
GED340 International Trade
GED356 Urbanization and Ancient Cities
GED416 Business Ethics and Leadership
GED417 Global Migration and Citizenship
GED419 Ethnic Identity and Nationalism
GED441 Globalization
GED443 Gender and Society
GED444 Women Studies
GED453 Living with Conflict
GED462 Social Theory and Methods of Social Research
GED466 Who Owns the Past?

Science and Mathematics

Course Code Course Title
GED209 Environmental Science
GED214 Mathematics
GED231 History and Methods of Science
GED233 Introduction to Science Studies
GED234 Introduction to Mind and Behaviour
GED232 Introduction to Psychology
GED336 Environmental Impact Assessment