BA Syllabus & Subjects:

The curriculum of the BA course includes a variety of combinations and depends on the institutes or colleges or universities that the aspirant wishes to gain admission to. BA course students are open to studying 5 subjects that come under social science and humanities. Out of these 5 subjects, 2 are language papers. Students have the option to select their subjects from a wide array of subjects on offer.

BA Syllabus:

The course syllabi included in the curriculum of some of the most essential and popular BA courses are tabulated below. The crux of the syllabus is maintained throughout in most colleges across the nation although minor deviations may be observed for a few colleges.

Sl.No BA English Syllabus
1 English Literature I
2 Twentieth-Century Indian Writing I
3 Concurrent - Qualifying Language
4 English Literature II
5 Twentieth-Century Indian Writing II
6 English Literature III
7 Concurrent - Credit Language
8 English Literature IV
9 English Literature V
10 Nineteenth-Century European Realism I/ Classical Literature I/ Forms of Popular Fiction I
11 Concurrent - Interdisciplinary
12 English Literature VI
13 English Literature VII
14 Nineteenth-Century European Realism II/ Classical Literature II/ Forms of Popular Fiction II
15 Concurrent - Discipline Centered I
16 English Literature VIII
17 English Literature IX
18 Contemporary Literature I
19 Anglo-American Writing from 1930 I/ Literary Theory I/ Women’s Writing of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries I/ Modern European Drama I
20 English Literature X
21 Contemporary Literature II
22 Anglo-American Writing from 1930 II/ Literary Theory II/ Women’s Writing of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries II/ Modern European Drama II
23 Concurrent - Discipline Centered II

 

Sl.No BA Political Science Syllabus
1 Language - MIL/ English Environmental Science
2 Understanding Political Theory
3 Constitutional Government and Democracy in India
4 Generic Elective-I
5 Environmental Science Language - MIL/ English
6 Political Theory-Concepts and Debates
7 Political Process in India
8 Generic Elective-II
9 Introduction to Comparative Government & Politics
10 Perspectives on Public Administration
11 Perspectives on International Relations
12 Generic Elective-III
13 Ability Enhancement Course-I
14 Pol. Process & Inst. in Comparative Perspective
15 Public Policy and Administration in India
16 Global Politics
17 Generic Elective-IV
18 Ability Enhancement Course-II
19 Classical Political Philosophy
20 Modern Indian Political Thought-I
21 Discipline-Specific Elective-I
22 Discipline-Specific Elective-II
23 Modern Political Philosophy
24 Indian Political Thought-II
25 Discipline-Specific Elective-III
26 Discipline-Specific Elective-IV

 

Sl.No BA History Syllabus
1 History of India-I
2 Social Formations and Cultural Patterns of the Ancient World
3 History of India-II
4 Social Formations and Cultural Patterns of the Medieval World
5 History of India-III (c. 750-1206)
6 Rise of Modern West-I
7 History of India IV (c.1206-1550)
8 Rise of Modern West -11
9 History of India-V (c. 1550-1605)
10 History of India-VI (c. 1750-1857
11 History of Modern Europe-I (c. 1780-1939)
12 History of India-VII (c. 1605-1750)
13 History of India-VIII (c. 1857-1950)
14 History of Modern Europe-II (1780-1939)
15 History Of Southeast Asia-The 19TH Century
16 History Of Southeast Asia-The 20TH Century
17 History of Modern East Asia-I(c.1840-1919)
18 History of Modern East Asia-1I (c. 1868-1945)
Generic Elective (Interdisciplinary Any Four)
19 Environmental Issues In India
20 Research Methodology in History
21 Making of Contemporary India
22 Delhi: Ancient
23 Delhi: Medieval
24 Delhi: Modern
25 Issues in the Contemporary World
Any Two: Understanding Heritage/ Art Appreciation: An Introduction to Indian Art/ Archives and museums/ Understanding Popular Culture
Discipline-Specific Elective (Any Four)
26 History Of United States Of America-1(C. 1776 -1945)
27 History Of United States Of America-I1(C. 1776 - 1945)
28 History Of The USSR-I (c. 1917- 1964)
29 History Of The USSR-II (c. 1917- 1964)
30 History Of Africa (c. 1500 - 1960s)

 

Sl.No BA Psychology Syllabus
1 Introduction to Psychology
2 Statistical Methods for Psychological Research-I
3 Environmental Science
4 General Psychology
5 Biopsychology
6 Psychology of Individual Differences
7 English Communication
8 Youth, Gender and Identity
9 Development of Psychological
10 Psychological Research
11 Social Psychology
12 Emotional Intelligence
13 Psychology for Health and Well-being
14 Understanding Psychological Disorders
15 Statistical Methods for Psychological Research-II
16 Applied Social Psychology
17 Stress Management
18 Psychology at Work
19 Dealing with Psychological Disorders
20 Developmental Psychology
21 Positive Psychology
22 Human Resource Management
23 Organisational Behavior
24 Counselling Psychology
25 Health Psychology
26 Community Psychology

 

Sl.No BA Philosophy Syllabus
1 Indian Philosophy
2 Logic
3 Greek Philosophy
4 Ethics
5 Western Philosophy: Descartes to Kant
6 Social & Political Philosophy: Indian and Western
7 Applied Ethics
8 Text of Indian Philosophy
9 Text of Western Philosophy
10 Truth-Functional Logic
11 Analytic Philosophy
12 Continental Philosophy
13 Philosophy of Religion (Indian & Western)
14 Philosophy of Language (Indian & Western)
15 Discipline-Specific Elective-4 (DSE) Subject Centric (Any Four)
16 Philosophy of Mind
17 Philosophy of Science
18 Philosophy of Logic
19 Knowledge and Scepticism
20 Aesthetics
21 Indian Theories of Consciousness
22 Philosophy of Law
23 Indian Materialism
24 Generic Elective (GE)- 4 (Inter-Disciplinary)
25 Ethics In Public Domain
26 Formal Logic
27 Feminism
28 Bio-Ethics
29 Skill Enhancement Course (SEC)-2
30 Critical Thinking
31 Art And Film Appreciation

 

Sl.No BA Social Work Syllabus
1 Beginnings of Social Work
2 Fundamentals of Social Work
3 Sociology for Social Work
4 Concurrent Field Work
5 Concurrent- Qualifying Language
6 Basic Concepts in Psychology
7 Contemporary Social Concerns
8 Social Psychology
9 Concurrent - Credit Language
10 Working with Individuals
11 Working with Groups
12 Social Deviance and Social Problems
13 Community Organisation
14 Communication and Development
15 Physical, Mental and Community Health
16 Social Policy and Social Development
17 Social Legislation and Human Rights
18 Social Action and Movements
19 Social Welfare and Administration
20 Research in Social Work
21 Areas of Social Work Practice II
22 NGO Movement

 

Sl.No BA Economics Syllabus
1 Introductory Microeconomics
2 Mathematical Methods for Economics-I
3 Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course-I
4 Generic Elective-I
5 Introductory Macroeconomics
6 Mathematical Methods for Economics-II
7 Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course-II
8 Generic Elective-II
9 Intermediate Microeconomics-I
10 Intermediate Macroeconomics-I
11 Statistical Methods for Economics
12 Skill Enhancement Course-I
13 Generic Elective-III
14 Intermediate Microeconomics-II
15 Intermediate Macroeconomics-II
16 Introductory Econometrics
17 Skill Enhancement Course-II
18 Generic Elective-IV
19 Indian Economy-I
20 Development Economics-I
21 Discipline-Specific Elective-I
22 Discipline-Specific Elective - II
23 Indian Economy - II
24 Development Economics-II
25 Discipline-Specific Elective-III
26 Discipline-Specific Elective-IV

 

Sl.No BA Archaeology Syllabus
1 Methodology and Perspectives of Social Science
2 History of Art and Architecture in India
3 Basics of Archaeology
4 Introduction to Sociology
5 Cultural Transition in Pre-Modern India
6 Methods of Archaeology
7 History of Folklore
8 Development of Sociological Theory
9 Making of Modern India
10 Informatics
11 Basics of Indian Numismatics
12 Introduction to Political Science
13 Understanding the Past
14 Early Societies in India
15 Development of Numismatics in India
16 Governmental Machinery and Processes
17 Growth of Indian Archaeology
18 Introduction to Archives and Records
19 Environmental History
20 Archaeological Sites and Monuments in India
21 Archival Conservation and Reprography

 

Sl.No BA Sociology Syllabus
1 Introduction to Sociology
2 Sociology of India
3 Sociological Theories
4 Methods of Sociological Enquiry
5 Religion and Society
6 Marriage, Family and Kinship
7 Social Stratification
8 Gender and Sexuality
9 Polity and Society in India
10 Economy and Society
11 Techniques of Social Research
12 Gender Sensitisation
13 Society through the Visual

 

Sl.No BA Geography Syllabus
1 Geomorphology
2 Climatology
3 Cartographic Techniques
4 Geography of Population
5 Concurrent - Qualifying Language
6 Analytical Physical Geography
7 Oceanography
8 Thematic Cartography (Practical)
9 Geography of Settlements
10 Concurrent - Credit Language
11 Economic Geography
12 Environmental Geography
13 Remote Sensing (Practical)
14 Urban Geography
15 Concurrent - Interdisciplinary
16 Geography of Natural Resources
17 Spatial Dimensions of Development
18 Statistical Methods in Geography
19 Geography of India
20 Concurrent - Discipline Centered I
21 Evolution of Geographical Thought
22 Social Geography
23 Field Techniques
24 Agricultural Geography* (Optional)
25 BioGeography* (Optional)
26 Political Geography* (Optional)
27 Disaster Management
28 Regional Planning: Case Studies
29 Geographical Information System
30 Geography of Tourism* (Optional)
31 Contemporary Environmental Issues* (Optional)
32 Rural Development* (Optional)

 

Sl.No BA Anthropology Syllabus
1 Introduction to Social Anthropology
2 Introduction to Biological Anthropology
3 Archaeological Anthropology-I
4 Technical Writing & Communication in English/ Computational Skills
5 Archaeological Anthropology-II
6 Anthropology of Kinship
7 Biostatistics and Data Analysis
8 Theories of Culture and Society
9 Human Genetics
10 Primate Biology / Cell Biology-I
11 Molecular Biology-I
12 Tribes and Peasants in India
13 Anthropology of Religion, Politics & Economy
14 Biodiversity & Indigenous Knowledge / Cell Biology-II
15 Anthropology of India / Molecular Biology-II
16 Human Ecology: Biological Dimensions
17 Biological Diversity in Human Populations
18 Human Ecology: Social and Cultural Dimensions
19 Genetics & Genomics-I
20 Fieldwork Dissertation
21 Fundamental of Human Origins and Evolution
22 Genomic Diversity in Human Populations
23 Anthropology In Practice / Genetics & Genomics-II

 

Sl.No BA Linguistics Syllabus
Core Courses-Discipline - Specific Course (DSC)-4
1 Introduction to Language
2 Elementary Phonetics and Phonology
3 Morphosyntactic Processes
4 Language, Mind and Brain
Discipline-Specific Elective (DSE) Any Two
5 Language, Society and Language change
6 Linguistic Tradition and Historical Linguistics.
Generic Elective (Inter-Disciplinary) Any Two
7 Issues in Applied Linguistics-I
8 Issues in Applied Linguistics-II
  or
9 GE-2(ii): Language Interfaces
Skill Enhancement Course [SEC]
10 Understanding Human Language
11 Understanding Hindi as a Foreign Language
12 Understanding Concepts of Translation
13 Understanding Concepts of Language Acquisition and Intervention.

BA Subjects:

Among the vast variety of subject combinations available to aspirants pursuing BA Course, the following are the most noteworthy:

Sl.No BA Subjects
1 Anthropology
2 Archaeology
3 Education
4 Economics
5 English
6 French
7 Geography
8 German
9 Hindi
10 History
11 Library Science
12 Literature
13 Mathematics
14 Philosophy
15 Political Science
16 Public Administration
17 Psychology
18 Sanskrit
19 Sociology

BA Specialisations:

Some of the popular specialisation options available to the aspirants of BA course are listed as under:

Sl.No Specialisations
1 BA Geography
2 BA Anthropology
3 BA Linguistics
4
BA Rural Studies
5 BA Hindi
6 BA Bengali
7 BA Tamil
8 BA Marathi
9 BA Telugu
10 BA Kannada
11 BA Malayalam
12 BA Assamese
13 BA Bihari
14 BA Odiya
15 BA Journalism
16 BA Psychology
17 BA German
18 BA French
19 BA Italian
20 BA Hebrew
21 BA Spanish
22 BA Russian
23 BA Chinese
24 BA Japanese
25 BA Photography
26 BA Korean
27
BA Agro Sciences
28
BA Airlines, Hospitality and Customer Care
29
BA Ancient History
30
BA Ancient Indian Culture
31 BA Arabic
32
BA Cinematography
33
BA Corporate Secretaryship
34
BA Comparative Religion
35 BA Criminology
36 BA Culinary Art
37
BA Defence and Strategic Studies
38
BA Drawing and Painting
39 BA Education
40 BA Punjabi
41 BA Gujarati

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