LAHORE: (Monday, July 19, 2010): Punjab University Institute of Communication studies (ICS)’ Board of Studies has decided to introduce two new subjects of “Business Journalism” and “Sports Journalism” to meet the growing needs of reporters in these two vital disciplines at the Institute.

The Board of Studies meeting, held here today under the chairmanship of Director ICS Dr Ahsan Akhtar Naz, was also attended by the Dean Faculty of Behavioral and Social Sciences Prof Dr Mughees-ud-Din Sheikh, Anwar Waqar Azeem, Dr Abdul Siraj and Dr Noshina Saleem, after through discussion decided the introduction of said subjects from session 2010-2012. The Board of Studies also recommended the University Syndicate to change the existing nomenclature of Mass Communication degree from MA in Communication Studies to MSc in Communication Studies. Besides, with a view to familiarizing journalism students with our time-tested and trust-worthy friend China ‘ language, the Board of Studies also decided to introduce Chinese language as an elective subject at the ICS.

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