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CS410 : Visual Programming 03 Credit Hours
Course Content

Operating Systems History and overview, Basic C Language Concepts, Windows Basics, Windows Creation and Message Handling, Architecture of Standard Win32 Application, User Interfaces, Window Classes, Graphics Device Interface, Painting and Drawing, Windows Management, Input Devices, Resources, String and Menu Resource, Dialogs and Windows Controls, Common Controls, Dynamic Link Libraries, Threads and Synchronization, Network Programming.

Recommended Books/Material
  • Programming Windows by Charles Petzold
  • Win32 Programming by Brent E. Rector & Joseph M. Newcomer
  • Mastering Windows 2000 Programming with Visual C++ by Ben Ezzell
  • Programming Windows 98/NT Unleashed by Viktor Toth
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MCM404 : Globalization of Media 03 Credit Hours
Course Content

The unique nature of Pakistani nation-state, Pakistan the first 11 year 1947-1958, From new hopes to shattered dreams: 1958-1971, Renewing Pakistan: 1971-2005, The constitution of Pakistan, The political system of Pakistan, The election commission of Pakistan, Political groupings and alliances: issues and perspectives, The legislative process and interest groups, The population, education and economic dimensions of Pakistan, The national environment policy 2005,The children of Pakistan, The health sector of Pakistan, NGO’S and development, The information sector of Pakistan, Media as elements of national power, One globe: many worlds, The United Nations, Millennium development goals, The globalization: threats and responses, WTO, The European Union, Regional pacts, The Pakistan—India relationship, Dimensions of terrorism, Pakistan’s foreign policy, Globalization of media, Indigenization of media, Balancing public, interest and commercial interests, Citizens’ media and citizens’ media dialogue, Citizen media rights and responsibilities, Citizen participation in public service broadcasting, Media in the 21st century.

Recommended Books/Material
  • Making of Pakistan, A Study in Nationalism by K.K. Aziz
  • Modern Muslim India and the Birth of Pakistan by S.M. Ikram
  • Pakistan, The Formative Phase, 1857 – 1948 by Khalid bin Sayeed
  • Introduction to Mass Communication by Defleur Dennis
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