Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Introduction

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree has an emphasis in three different optional subject combinations:

  1. Economics, History and Political Science (E.H.P.)
  2. Economics, Political Science, and Geography (E.P.G.)
  3. History, English, and Psychology (H.E.Psy)
  4. English, Political Science and Geography (E.P.G.)
  5. Public Admin, Journalism and Optional English ( P.J.E)

Semester System

  • In First Semester there shall be 6 Papers, viz., 2 Languages (Tibetan, English), Constitution of India, and 3 optional subjects
  • In Second Semester there shall be 6 Papers, viz., 2 Languages (Tibetan, English), Environmental Studies, and 3 optional subjects.
  • In Third Semester there shall be 6 Papers, viz., 2 Languages (Tibetan, English), 3 optional subjects, and ‘Secular Ethics’ Course
  • In Fourth Semester there shall be 6 Papers, viz., 2 Languages (Tibetan, English), Computer Science, 3 optional subjects.
  • In Fifth and Sixth Semester there shall be 3 optionals, each optional having 3 papers

The subjects

Subject: History

Semester Title of the Paper
I
  • Paper 1:History of India upto 1206 A.D
II
  • Paper 2:History of India from 1206 to 1761 A.D
III
  • Paper 3:History of India from 1757 to 1857 A.D
IV
  • Paper 4:Indian National Movement from 1885-1947 A.D
V
  • Paper 5: History and Culture of South India up to 1336 A.D.
  • Paper 5.1: Principles of Tourism
  • Paper 6: State & Society in South India from 1336 to 1800 A.D
  • Paper 7: Colonialism & Nationalism in Asia from 1800 to1950 A.D
VI
  • Paper 8: History of Modern Karnataka 1800 – 1956 A.D
  • Paper 8 elective : Tourism Development & Origination World Heritage Center
  • Paper 9: History of Modern Europe 1789-1945 A.D
  • Paper 10: India and the Contemporary World 1950 – 1995 A.D

Subject: Economics

Semester Title of the Paper
I
  • Paper 1: Principles of Micro Economics
II
  • Paper 2: Principles of Macro Economics
III
  • Paper 3: Mathematics and Statistics for Economics
IV
  • Paper 4: Indian Economy
V
  • Paper 5: Managerial Economics
  • Paper 6: Economics of Development
  • Paper 7: (a) Banking Theory & Policy or (b) Introduction to Econometrics
VI
  • Paper 8: Public Finance
  • Paper 9: International Economics
  • Elective: (a) Indian Financial System or (b) Basic Econometrics

3. Subject: Geography

Semester Title of the Paper
I
  • Paper 1: Physical Geography – | (Land Forms)
II
  • Paper 2: Physical Geography – || (Atmosphere & Hydrosphere)
III
  • Paper 3: Regional Geography of the World
IV
  • Paper 4: Human Geography
V
  • Paper 5: Geography of India – Part – |
  • Paper 6: (Electives) Regional Geography of Karnantaka / Settlement Geography / Environment Geography
VI
  • Paper 7: Geography of India – ||
  • Paper 8: (Electives) Population Geography /Economics
  • Geography of the World / Geography or Tourism

4. Subject: Psychology

Semester Title of the Paper
I
  • Introductory Psychology
II
  • Cognitive Processes
III
  • Social Processes
IV
  • Biological Processes
V
  • Paper-I Clinical Psychology (Compulsory paper)
  • Paper-II Child Psychology (Optional)
  • Paper-II Personality Psychology(Optional)
  • Paper-III Practical-I
VI
  • Paper-I Research Methodology (Compulsory paper)
  • Paper-II Organizational Behavior (Optional)
  • Paper-II Health Psychology(Optional)
  • Paper-III Practical-II (Project Work or Practical)

5. Subject: English

Semester Title of the Paper
I
  • Paper 1:Poetry, Short Story & Literary Terms and Forms
II
  • Paper 2: Poetry, Essay, & Literary Criticism
III
  • Paper 3: Poetry, Fiction, & Literary Criticism
IV
  • Paper 4: Poetry, Fiction, & Literary Criticism
V
  • Paper 5: Drama & Literary Criticism
  • Paper 6: Poetry, Fiction, & Practical Criticism
  • Paper 7: Poetry, Drama, & Literary Criticism
VI
  • Paper 8: Drama & Literary Criticism
  • Paper 9: Poetry & Literary Criticism
  • Paper 10: Growth of English Language & Characteristics of Modern English

6. Subject Political Science

Semester Title of the Paper
I
  • Principles of Political Science
II
  • Political Thinkers
III
  • Modern Governments – Part 1
IV
  • Modern Governments – Part 2
V
  • Paper 1: Indian Government and Politics – Part 1
  • Paper 2: Indian Government and Politics – Part 2
  • Paper 3: Local Self-government in India with Special Reference to Karnataka
  • Human Rights (alternate to Paper 3)
VI
  • Paper 1: Principles of Public Administration
  • Paper 2: Personnel and Financial Administration
  • Paper 3: International Relations International Organization (alternate to Paper 3)

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