The psychology subject seeks to introduce the students to various psychological processes and familiarize them with different branches of psychology with a view to developing a holistic outlook towards life and prepare them for a great career ahead. The major areas of emphasis would be as follows;
1. Interdisciplinary focus with inputs from the departments of Zoology, Sociology, English, Statistics & Management.
2. Specialization in Abnormal Psychology and Organizational Behaviour.
3. Imparting the basic skills required for a counselor.
4. Application of Psychology to industrial problems.
5. Studying the effects of group membership on individual behaviour.
6. Developing an understanding of and sensitivity to one’s own personality & psychological dynamics so that one can get to know oneself better and care for better psychological well-being of oneself and of others.
The course aims to provide a systematic introduction to sociology. It lays emphasis on the theoretical and methodological functions of Sociology. Equal importance is given to a systematic introduction to the sociological studies in India. Contributions of eminent Indian sociologists and substantial themes of Indian Society are included in the syllabus. The students are exposed to divergent perspectives with Sociology and acquire the necessary skills to understand various social phenomena through the perspectives of Sociology.
The undergraduate courses in economics are structured to contribute to the student’s liberal education with a multiplicity of combinations. The programmes impart analytical skills and intellectual maturity to comprehend the complexities in the working of the economy.
The course provides a sound theoretical basis in economic theory supplemented by practical applications of theories. The first four semesters are devoted to give a firm background in microeconomics, macroeconomics, development economics & international economics. In the fifth and sixth semesters, the students take two compulsory courses namely Indian Economy since Independence & Financial Economics. They have elective courses in the final year encompassing two options each semester. The elective courses offered by the department are mathematical methods for economics or health economics in the fifth semester and statistical methods for economics or environmental economics in the sixth semester.
* The Course in Sociology which is part of the Triple Majors program aims to provide a systematic introduction to sociology.
* It lays emphasis on the theoretical and methodological foundations of Sociology.
* Contributions of eminent Indian Sociologists and substantial themes of Indian Society are included in the syllabus.
* The Department offers papers on Women’s Studies and Social Research methods. Students are offered a choice between two electives in the Fifth and the Sixth Semesters which will help them to choose the direction of study they would like to pursue further.
* The Electives offered in the III year BA are Analysis of Contemporary Social Issues and Study of Social Movements under Group A and Industrial Sociology and Sociology of Organization under Group B.
* 6 semesters
* 1 paper per semester for the first four semesters
* 2 papers each during fifth and sixth semesters, 2 electives per semester
* Numerous activities, seminars and panel discussions to enhance learning and
other necessary skills
* Service Learning is incorporated into some of the papers offered