The Department of Economics, the first department within Faculty of Social Sciences was established in 1967. Initially, it started its M.Sc. degree program and later on introduced M.Phil. and Ph.D. programs in 1978 and 1987 respectively, which are being run successfully over the years. After more than four decades of public service and nation building, the Department of Economics transformed into the School of Economics and successfully launched the BS Economics Undergraduate 4-Years program in fall semester 2010.