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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) History

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) History

School of Humanities & Social Sciences (SHSS)

  • Program Code

    00604

  • Level

    Graduate

  • Duration

    3 Years

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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.
 

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
Fee Per Semester Fee Per Year
For National Students 44 000 85 000
For International Students 1950 3800
Syllabus

S.No.

Course Code

Course Title

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T

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Credits

Term 1

1

BIS 101

Individual and Society - I

5

1

0

6

1

BPO 101

Introduction to Political Theory

5

1

0

6

1

BSO 101

Introduction to Sociology

5

1

0

6

1

FEN 101

Functional English – Beginners 1

0

0

2

2

1

FEN 103

Functional English – Intermediate 1

0

0

2

2

 

Credits in Term 1

 

 

 

 

BIS 101: Course outline in 3-4 lines

This paper has been designed to make the students aware of the concept of Individual and Society and the relationship between the two based on the issues of class caste gender violence and race. This will enable students to use literature as a medium to highlight and address various issues plaguing the society. It would also encourage a comparative study of social discourses to enable them to arrive at practical solutions to everyday issues of discrimination and deprivation.

BPO 101: Course outline in 3-4 lines

This is an introductory paper trying to expose students to some basic ideas and concepts in Political Science. Effort has been made to orient students to the methodological and ideological traditions in political science.

BSO 101: Course outline in 3-4 lines

Introduction to Sociology aims to introduce students to the scientific study of society. As such it closely examines human interactions and cultural phenomena and the effects of these on groups and individuals.           

FEN 101: Course outline in 3-4 lines

Students would be able to:

  1. Listen and interpret main ideas to differentiate between opinions and facts.
  2. Develop over all comprehension ability
  3. Learn to use correct sentence structure and punctuation
  4. Learn the correct use of new words
  5. Reading paragraphs fluently with a recognition of parts of speech.
  6. Recognise stress patterns in pronunciation of the English sentences
  7. To be able to speak confidently in the English language
  8. Cultivate and develop reading habits

FEN 103: Course outline in 3-4 lines

Course would guide students to hone the basic communication skills: listening speaking reading and writing. It would also equip students to minimize the linguistic and socio-cultural barriers emerging in a different environment.

S.No.

Course Code

Course Title

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T

P

Credits

Term 2

2

BIS 102

Individual and Society - II

5

1

0

6

2

BPS 101

Introduction to Psychological Processes

5

1

0

6

2

BHI 101

History of India from Ancient times to 750 CE

5

1

0

6

2

FEN 102

Functional English – Beginners 2

0

0

2

2

2

FEN 104

Functional English – Intermediate 2

0

0

2

2

2

EVS 106

Environmental Science

3

0

0

3

 

Credits in Term 2

 

 

 

 

S.No.

Course Code

Course Title

L

T

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Credits

Term 3

3

 

History Core-2

5

1

0

6

3

 

History Core-3

5

1

0

6

3

 

History Core-4

5

1

0

6

3

 

Professional Skill Enhancement-I

1

0

2

2

 

Credits in Term 3

 

 

 

 

S.No.

Course Code

Course Title

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T

P

Credits

Term 4

4

 

History Core-5

5

1

0

6

4

 

History Core-6

5

1

0

6

4

 

History Core-7

5

1

0

6

4

 

Professional Skill Enhancement-II

1

0

2

2

 

Credits in Term 4

 

 

 

 

S.No.

Course Code

Course Title

L

T

P

Credits

Term 5

5

 

History Core-8

5

1

0

6

5

 

History Teaching

1

0

2

2

 

Credits in Term 5

 

 

 

 

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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