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.Back
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.
Literature is an important cultural product of a society or a nation. Hence, the study of literature offers insights into the worldviews of different societies. This course begins with traditional British literature to the present. The course also introduces students to other literatures namely American world, postcolonial and also the Indian literature in translation. The course also introduces students to interdisciplinary studies in culture and gender helping them to gain insights from other disciplines like history, anthropology, sociology etc.
* It lays emphasis on the theoretical and methodological foundations of Sociology.
* The Course in Sociology which is part of the Triple Majors program aims to provide a systematic introduction to 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