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BA (Hons.) History

BA (Hons.) History

School of Humanities & Social Sciences (SHSS)

  • Programme Code

    SLC0104

  • Level

    Graduate

  • Duration

    3 Years

About the Programme

Bachelor of Arts in History is a three-year undergraduate programme that explores history pertaining to human experimentation and ingenuity, triumph and tragedy that have gone into making the modern world. The students discover about politics and government, sexuality, economy, cultural and intellectual life, war and society from a human angle. 
This programme help students to develop many skills like logic and analysis research, written and oral expression, theoretical and debate and construction of narratives. The programme curriculum includes theoretical and practical sessions allowing them to explore and expand their interests in ancient, medieval, early modern and modern cultures and civilisations. The programme helps to foster and demonstrate competency in vital skills like the historical explanation, discernment and synthesis. 
The study of history at the undergraduate level if pursued with vigour and dedication gives students the ability to work successfully in any setting that puts a premium on analysis, strategic thinking, written communication and information gathering.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEO)

  • PEO1: To understand concepts and principles of historical discourse.
  • PEO2: To demonstrate a detailed understanding of the selected core discipline ofstudy.
  • PEO3: To apply an independent approach to address various issues related to the core area of specialization by using appropriate theories and methodologies.
  • PEO4: To work as independent critically discerning and creative participant in the workplace, community and personal life.

Program Outcomes of the M. A. Modern History:

  • PO1: Knowledge: To retrieve the familiarity with a range of themes in the history of modern India and world.
  • PO2: Understand: To recognize how social, economic, political and cultural changes in India and over the globe have led to the formation of a modern era.
  • PO3: Analysis: Learn to evaluate and draw information from the narratives of past events that participants and observers produced. Recognize differences in the methods of techniques of historians and learn how to compare.
  • PO4: Representation: Argue historically and critically in discussions, presentations and assignments.
  • PO5: Critical Evaluation: Practice the methods of historical research, including the development of research topics, gathering and evaluation of evidence and presentation of research findings.
  • PO6: Creation: Apply knowledge of historical subjects to the practical task.
  • PO7: Life-long learning: Students will place historical arguments into a larger scholarly narrative.

Program Specific Outcomes of the MA Modern History:

  • PSO1: Engaging students? mind and imagination in the study which will make them efficient in reflecting on the socio-economic and political undercurrents of times.
  • PSO2: Promoting acquisition of historical knowledge and critical thinking so as to enable students to assess and interpret development of past backed by logic, critical thinking, and research.
  • PSO3: Preparing students to demonstrate competency in the skills of historical explanation, discernment, and synthesis.
  • PSO4: Building capacity to join various career options like the study of archaeological evidence, artefacts, civil services, policy making, conduct research by studying historical documents, interpretation and evaluation.
     

This course is for individuals who...

Understand that shaping the future requires proper knowledge of the past. This programme allows students to explore an incredibly diverse range of historical events and the contexts in which they occurred.

Students who are looking for...

A career by developing an understanding of a wide range of historical contexts and time periods. The study of history is excellent preparation for careers in many fields including law journalism business and finance education politics and public policy social activism and the arts.

Course Fee
For National Students
1st Year 87550 2nd Year 90177 3rd Year 92882
For International Students
Fee Per Semester Fee Per Year
1950 3800*
Programme Structure

S. N o.

Paper ID

Subject Code

UPHE/Sharda University

Papers

Teaching Load

Cred its

 

 

 

 

L

T

P

 

 

1

27180

A050101T / BHI151

History of Ancient India upto 750 CE

 

5

 

1

 

0

 

6

 

2

27181

BHI152

History of Early Medieval India,600-1206

 

5

 

1

 

0

 

6

 

3

27182

BHI153

History of Early World Civilization

 

5

 

1

 

0

 

6

Vocational

4

 

 

To be chosen by the student from

SHSS Vocational course basket

 

 

 

 

3

Co- Curricular

5

 

Z010101T/ COC101

 

Food, Nutrition and Hygiene

 

 

 

2

Project/Internship

6

27183

BHP154

Minor

(Project-1)

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Minor/ Elective (Subject IV)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL CREDITS

25

S. N o.

Paper ID

Subject Code

UPHE/Sharda University

Papers

Teaching Load

Cred its

 

 

 

 

L

T

P

 

 

1

27184

A050201T/ BHI 155

History of Medieval India-I, 1206-1526 C.E.

 

5

 

1

 

0

 

6

 

2

27185

BHI156

History of Medieval

India-II, 1526-1707 C.E.

 

5

 

1

 

0

 

6

3

27186

BHI157

History & Professional Utility

 

5

 

1

 

0

6

Vocational

 

5

 

 

To be chosen by the student from

SHSS Vocational course basket

 

 

 

3

 

Co- Curricular

 

6

 

Z020201/

COC201

 

First aid and Health

 

 

 

2

Project/Internship

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Minor/ Elective (Subject IV)

 

 

 

 

27187

 

 

BHI158

History for Competitive Exam-I*

[*Offered by History

Dept. at University level open to all]

4-

0

0

4

 

 

 

To be chosen by the student from University

Minor/Elective basket

 

 

 

4

TOTAL CREDITS

27

S. N o.

Paper ID

Subject Code

UPHE/Sharda University

Papers

Teaching Load

Cred its

 

 

 

 

 

 

L

T

P

 

 

 

 

1

 

A050301T/ BHI251

History of Modern India- i:1707-1857 C.E.

 

5

 

1

 

0

 

6

 

 

 

2

 

BHI252

Decoding Gender in

Indian History

 

5

 

1

 

0

 

6

 

 

3

 

BHI253

Indian History in Cinema

 

5

 

1

 

0

6

 

 

 

 

Vocational

 

4

 

 

To be chosen by the student from

SHSS Vocational course basket

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

Co- Curricular

 

5

 

Z030301/ COC301

 

Human Values and Environment studies

 

 

 

2

 

 

Project/Internship

 

6

 

CCO701

Community connect

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Minor/ Elective (Subject IV)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL CREDITS

25

 

 

S. N o.

Paper ID

Subject Code

UPHE/Sharda University

Papers

Teaching Load

Cred its

 

 

 

 

 

L

T

P

 

 

 

1

 

A050401T/

BHI255

History of Modern India-

II, 1857-1950

 

5

 

1

 

0

 

6

 

 

 

2

 

BHI256

History of Modern China

(1839-1949 C.E.)

 

5

 

1

 

0

 

6

 

 

BHI257

History of Modern Japan,

1850-1952 C.E.

 

5

 

1

 

0

 

6

 

 

BHI258

History of USSR: 1917-

1991 C.E.

 

5

 

1

 

0

 

6

 

 

3

 

BHI259

History of Partition in India

 

5

 

1

 

0

 

6

 
 

Vocational

 

4

 

 

To be chosen by the student from

SHSS Vocational course basket

 

 

 

 

3

 

Co- Curricular

 

5

 

Z040401/

COC401

Physical Education and

Yoga

 

 

 

2

 

Project/Internship

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Minor/ Elective (Subject IV)

 

 

 

 

6

 

 

 

 

BHI260

History for Competitive Exam-II*

[*Offered by History Dept. at University level open to all]

4-

0

0

4

 

 

 

To be chosen by the student from University

Minor/Elective basket

 

 

 

4

 

TOTAL CREDITS

27

 

S. N o.

Paper ID

Subject Code

UPHE/Sharda University

Papers

Teaching Load

Cred its

 

 

 

 

L

T

P

 

1

 

A050502T/ BHI 351

History of Modern World- I (1453-1789

C.E.)

 

5

 

1

 

0

 

6

 

 

2

 

BHI 352

Heritage Insights

 

5

 

1

 

0

 

6

 

BHI 353

Decoding Delhi's Past

 

5

 

1

 

0

 

6

3

 

BPY353

Fundamentals of Research

 

5

 

1

 

0

 

6

Vocational

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Co- Curricular

4

 

Z050501/

COC501

Analytic Ability and

Digital Awareness

 

 

 

2

Project/Internship

5

 

BHP 354

Minor Project-2

 

 

 

6

Minor/ Elective (Subject IV)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL CREDITS

26

S. N o.

Paper ID

Subject Code

UPHE/Sharda University

Papers

Teaching Load

Cred its

 

 

 

 

L

T

P

 

 

1

 

A050601T / BHI 356

Era of Gandhi and Mass Movement

 

5

 

1

 

0

 

6

2

 

A050602T/ BHI 357

History of Modern World- II, 1799-1945

 

5

 

1

 

0

 

6

Vocational

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Co- Curricular

3

 

Z060601/ COC601

Communication Skills & Personality Development

 

 

 

2

Project/Internship

4

 

BHP 358

Internship

 

 

 

6

Minor/ Elective (Subject IV)

5

 

 

To be chosen by the student from University Minor/Elective Courses

basket

 

 

 

4

TOTAL CREDITS

24

S. N o.

Paper ID

Subject Code

UPHE/Sharda University

Papers

Teaching Load

Cred its

 

 

 

 

L

T

P

 

 

1

 

BHI 451

Introduction to the Principals and Methods in

History

 

5

 

1

 

0

 

6

 

2

 

BHI 452

Society and Culture In Modern Indian History

 

5

 

1

 

0

 

6

Vocational

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Co- Curricular

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Project/Internship

3

 

BHP 453

Major Research project-

1

 

 

 

8

Minor/ Elective (Subject IV)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL CREDITS

20

S. N o.

Paper ID

Subject Code

UPHE/Sharda University

Papers

Teaching Load

Cred its

 

 

 

 

L

T

P

 

 

1

 

BHI 455

History of Contemporary World, 1945-2000

 

5

 

1

 

0

 

6

 

2

 

BHI 456

History of Contemporary India, 1947-2000 CE

 

5

 

1

 

0

 

6

Vocational

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Co- Curricular

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Project/Internship

3

 

BHP 457

Major Research project- 2

 

 

 

8

Minor/ Elective (Subject IV)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL CREDITS

20

Eligibility Criteria
For National Students
  • Sr. Secondary (10+2) with minimum 50% marks.
  • Proficiency in English Communication.
For International Students The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the pre-requisite subjects for admission in to the desired program.
Career path you can choose after the course
  • Museum curator
  • Archivist
  • Historian
  • History Expert
  • Teacher
  • Civil Servant
  • Lawyer
  • Publisher
  • Historian
  • Attorney
  • Writer/Editor
  • Park Ranger
  • Teacher
  • Reporter
  • Management Analyst or Consultant
  • Tour Guide
  • Media houses
  • United Nations
  • Law firms
  • SOAS University of London
  • National History Museum
  • BBC Yemen Times Hindustan Times
  • Oxford Research Group
  • United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
  • Sotheby s

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