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Economics

The course will introduce students to the study of the standard economic models used to examine how individuals and firms make decisions in perfectly competitive markets, and how these decisions affect supply and demand in output markets. The course will analyze both, macroeconomic and microeconomic concepts as well as explore government regulation, monetary and fiscal policies.

LEARNING OUTCOME:

Students will be able to understand arrangements that are used to create, protect and allocate scarce resources that have alternative uses. The course highlights the study of the behaviour of individuals, organizations and governments manage resources.

CAREER PROSPECTS:

The expansive field of economics helps students graduate with a broad set of transferable skills that helps them take broader approach in seeking careers. While being a professional economist might be the number one choice for those most passionate about the subject, other career paths include roles in consultancy, auditing, business intelligence, economic planning, insurance, international development, management, market research, statistics, human resource management, journalism, among others

English Language and Literature

The course involves the development of sophisticated reading skills and improves the ability to place literary texts in their wider intellectual and historical contexts. It also requires students to learn about literary form and technique, and to study the development of the English language.

LEARNING OUTCOME:

The course will focus on training students to analyze the workings of the English language outside of literature including language based communication. The course will typically allow students to study literary texts from history ranging from different periods, relating to their cultural, social, historical and political contexts. Seminars and group discussions will provide the perfect setting to test the ideas of students and gain a better understanding of the language and its literature through debate and exchange of ideas. The aim is to get students to think creatively as well as analytically about the English language.

CAREER PROSPECTS:

Students who specialize in English language and literature are usually absorbed in sectors such as advertising, public relations, marketing, arts administration, library and information management, legal profession, content writing, editing and publishing, journalism and other areas of the media

History

The focus of this course ranges from the earliest recorded historical periods up through the modern day. The course covers the histories of Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East and America from geographical, chronological and methodical perspective.

LEARNING OUTCOME:

Students will be able to satisfy their historical curiosity with this course. The tightly-focused course provides a solid grounding in the study of history to equip students with a broad range of historical knowledge. It will also teach students to critically evaluate the significance of available materials. The course emphasizes on the importance of assembling and presenting ideas clearly

CAREER PROSPECTS:

Students pursuing this course are usually attracted to roles such as researchers, writers, archivists, information managers, teachers, heritage managers, museum curators, among other roles.

Mathematics & Quantitative Tools

The course is aimed at developing the quantitative reasoning and mathematical skills of the students. While it is not a traditional math course, it is designed to generate interest and appreciation of mathematics and reasoning as valuable tools in daily life. The course teaches basic math, logic and problem-solving skills.

LEARNING OUTCOME:

The course offers a blend of mathematics and quantitative learning, ensuring a broad knowledge base. As the programme develops valuable transferable skills in problem-solving, analytical reasoning and logical reasoning, it leads to a wide variety of possible, rewarding careers.

CAREER PROSPECTS:

Students who specialize in Mathematics and Quantitative Tools can put their numerical and analytical skills into practice in a lot of different ways. Students can forge out successful careers in areas such as accounting, computing programming, IT, tax, pensions, banking and insurance.

Political Science

The course encompasses both domestic and international politics. Students are expected to study the governance system, public policies, institutional design and political behaviours through research and analysis.

LEARNING OUTCOME:

Students specializing in Political Science will be able to understand and inter-relate existing literature, political theories and methods, international and Indian political context, and comparative politics. Students will be able to analyze and formulate effective argumentation, appreciate diverse political opinions, collect critical information and study historical documents for effective participation in politics.

CAREER PROSPECTS:

Political scientists usually act as intermediaries between elected officials, lobbyists, diplomats in the political arena. Some political scientists also administer polls and surveys to study political interests of the masses, evaluate current political environment and present their findings supported with quantitative data. The course is ideal for those looking for careers in education, law, business, government and media.

Philosophy

The course majorly focuses on ethics, legal values, religion and leading ancient as well as modern philosophical figures. As part of the course, students will delve deep into the texts of classic historical philosophies as well as contemporary philosophy to ponder the type of questions that will enhance their ability to understand their heritage, their contemporaries and themselves.

LEARNING OUTCOME:

The course aims to improve the reasoning and critical skills of students. Among the skills gained by philosophy majors include the ability to think logically, ability to assess proposed solutions, ability to analyze and solve problems, ability to think and communicate clearly, connect better with people on an intellectual and spiritual level. Students learn how to ask good questions and identify worthless questions along with broadening their horizons.

CAREER PROSPECTS:

The career options for a Philosophy major are plenty. Students who specialize in philosophy can find suitable careers as writers, lecturers, lobbyists, counselors, social workers, critics, research analysts, among others.

Sociology

The course offers a scientific study of the society and human groups. It also explores the nature and dynamics of ongoing societal transformations in terms of family, social equality, human behaviour, gender, race, ethnicity, culture and socialization through field studies.

LEARNING OUTCOME:

The course enriches the students’ ability to critically analyze and understand social patterns apart from giving them the opportunities to conduct independent research. Through this course, students gain better perspective of social psychology, sociology of gender, race and ethnicity and political sociology.

CAREER PROSPECTS:

Many career opportunities exist for sociologists. Those interested in academia become high school teachers, faculty members or educational counselors while others pursue careers in corporate, non-government or government sectors. Specialized sociologists become therapists or practicing counselors or pursue the roles of research analysts, urban planners or demographers.

Media Studies

The course emphasizes on various aspects of media–including digital media–through approaches to its history, theory and technology. The course has been primarily designed to equip students with intellectual resources necessary to meet the needs of a rapidly changing media workplace.

LEARNING OUTCOME:

The course will help students enhance their knowledge of fast-evolving issues, including changing audience preferences, technologies and working styles in the media industry. Students will learn how to communicate effectively, the art of storytelling, recognize new creative markets and design new work flows. Students will also learn to manage media projects and learn to deliver using a wide variety of technologies and social media strategies

CAREER PROSPECTS:

A course in media could lead to a future in print and television journalism, advertising, radio production, anchoring, art direction, multimedia, production, documentary making, among other opportunities.

Law

The sweeping changes in the global economic scenario demand a breed of professionals with potential knowledge of law coupled with core essentials of management and business to enhance productivity. Our course caters to this demand.

LEARNING OUTCOME:

The course offers a unique combination of human interest and intellectual stimulation. Students are expected to learn to tackle some of the most problematic and irresolvable conflicts and issues of the modern society. The course enables students to understand different societies and cultures and to prepare for a broad range of professional roles.

CAREER PROSPECTS:

The course is a good base for students to prepare for a broad range of different career paths. Students can pursue careers in accountancy, banking and finance, business and management, human resource management, journalism, public relations, politics or teaching.

Psychology

The course offers a scientific study of the society, psychology and human groups. It also explores the nature and dynamics of ongoing transformations in terms of family, social equality, human behaviour, gender, race, ethnicity, culture and socialization through field studies. Recent studies have shown that in digital era, the importance of mind-life balance is of utmost importance.

LEARNING OUTCOME:

The course enriches the students’ ability to critically analyze and understand social, behavioural and thinking mind patterns apart from giving them the opportunities to conduct independent research. Through this course, students gain better perspective of social psychology, psychology of gender, race and ethnicity and emerging behavioural trends.

CAREER PROSPECTS:

Many career opportunities exist for Psychology students. Those interested in academia become faculty members or educational counsellors while others pursue careers in corporate, non-government or government sectors. Medical sector needs a good number of freshers each year. Specialized psychologists become psycho-analysts and therapists or practicing counsellors or pursue the roles of research analysts, urban planners or demographers.

Photography

The course emphasizes on various aspects of photography including digital technology, approaches to its history, theory and technology. The course has been primarily designed to equip students with intellectual resources necessary to meet the needs of a rapidly changing industry.

LEARNING OUTCOME:

It will help students enhance their knowledge of fast-evolving issues, including changing audience preferences, technologies and working styles in the industry.

CAREER PROSPECTS:

This course could lead to a future in emerging industries like Media, Journalism, Law firms, Corporate Firms, Higher studies in India and abroad, Advertising, Radio & TV production, anchoring, art direction, multimedia, film production, documentary making, among other opportunities.

Performing Arts

This course explores the diverse and interdisciplinary nature of classical as well as contemporary performances. The study of performing arts will also include considering important histories to help create original work for public performances.

LEARNING OUTCOME:

The purpose of Introduction to Theatre is to increase students’ understanding, appreciation, and critical perceptions of the theatrical event. Readings and lectures will focus on the elements of theatrical practice; artists and innovators of theatre throughout history; and on the theatre’s development as an art form and a social phenomenon; participation in class forum discussions and sharing of critiques and short reports will offer avenues to explore students’ individual theatrical interests; and optional attendance at theatrical events will offer firsthand experience in theatre arts.

CAREER PROSPECTS:

Students can explore various direct and indirect fields in the performing arts after pursuing this elective. Among the jobs that are directly related to this field are of a dancer, an actor, music therapist, theatre or film director, singer, radio jockeys, among others. Jobs where some knowledge of this course would be useful are that of a broadcast presenter, arts administrator, among others.