Since, the majority of Pakistan consists of rural people and what humans do fits under the category of social structure or social activity; rural sociology has gradually expanded its focus to such far-flung subjects in the creation of scientific knowledge. In addition, no event can happen without cause, therefore, the scope and importance of rural sociology is evident from its subjects-matter. Keeping this in mind, the department proposes following subjects to understand the ever changing social phenomena, while ensuring the progress in rural societies. In particular, the department offers B.Sc. (Agri) Hons and M.Sc. (Agri) Hons in the field of Rural Sociology.
Rural Sociology is not a new discipline for the developed nations. It is deeply rooted in the societies which have morality and civilization concepts understood. A good number of underdeveloped societies also realized the importance of this field. The developing countries have realized the importance of Rural Sociology for addressing their rural social problems.