Bachelor of Arts in Social Science

GITAM INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT

B.A. (Social Science)

PROGRAM EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

The objectives of the BA Social Science Programme are to: 

1. Facilitate overall self-development through interdisciplinary training in social sciences.
2. Impart a value based-education to help promote a career of service.
3. Train to develop soft-skills and articulation and entrepreneurial initiative.
4. Enhance leadership qualities for youth and make them total persons.
5. Lay a foundation for inclusive growth of the mind and the person.
6. Prepare the students to a career as social scientists, civil servants and social workers to conscientiously serve the country and humanity.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES

At the end of the BA Social Science Programme, students would be able to:

1. Comprehend opinions of others and articulate their own opinions on social issues, make moral judgments and ethical decisions.
2. Understand the complex and interdependent nature of the relationship between individual, the community and the global systems.
3. Demonstrate familiarity with historical and contemporary social issues.
4. Acquire knowledge of methods and terminology of the social sciences
5. Structure, evaluate, support, compare and critically interpret logical arguments in social sciences.
6. Integrate published scholarship into their writing.

 

Career Opportunities

  1. Civil Services
  2. Social Entrepreneurship
  3. Multilateral Agencies  such as the UNO, WHO, ILO and so on
  4. Research and Academics
  5. Development Sector including NGOs

Eligibility

Students who completed their 10+2 with a minimum of 50%. 

 

CURRICULUM (SYLLABUS)
SEMESTER – I
English 1
Economics: Microeconomics
Philosophy: Problems of philosophy
Politics: Introduction to Political Science 
Psychology: Foundations of Psychology 
Sociology: Introduction to Sociology
Indian Heritage and Culture
SEMESTER – II

Hindi/Sanskrit/Telugu
Economics: Macroeconomics
Philosophy: Outlines of Indian Philosophy
Politics: Principles of Public Administration
Psychology: Systems of Psychology East and West
Sociology: Foundations of Social Thought
Environmental Studies 

SEMESTER – III
English 2
Economics: Indian Economy 1
Philosophy: Outlines of Western Philosophy
Politics: Indian Constitution 
Psychology: Psychological Measurement of Individual Differences 
Sociology: Society in India : structure and change
M.K. Gandhi’s thought and practices
SEMESTER – IV
Geography of India / Corporate Social Responsibility
Economics: Indian Economy 2
Philosophy: Logic & Scientific Method
Politics: Indian Political System
Psychology: Social psychology
Sociology: Indian Society: Issues & Problems
Indian National Movement/ Climate Change

SEMESTER – V

Glimpses of World History
Economics: Environmental Economics / Economics of Rural Development
Philosophy: Introduction to Indian Ethics / Theory of Knowledge
Politics: Comparative Administration / Forms of Political Participation
Psychology: Developmental Psychology /Mental Health in General Care 
Sociology: Introduction to Human Rights /Tribal Studies 
Research Methods and Statistics for Social Sciences 

SEMESTER – VI

Teachings and Practices of World Religions
Economics: Welfare Economics / Public Finance 
Philosophy: Introduction to Western Ethics / Philosophy of Science
Politics: Urban Public Administration / Personnel and Industrial Relations
Psychology: Child Psychology / Educational Psychology 
Sociology: Sociology of change & Development / Urban Sociology

 

How to Apply (Click here to Download Application)

Filled in forms can be submitted at GIM office with a DD of Rs. 300/- in favour of GITAM Institute of Management, GITAM University, payble at Visakhapatnam,For more information,call Dr. I. Sreenivasulu at 9948880479, Office at 0891-2840317 or Email: director_cgs@gitam.edu.

 

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