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.