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BA in Journalism, English and Psychology

Humanities deals with human life and human experience qualitatively. Humanities investigates how human beings behave. Why do they behave this way? How do human beings interact with each other? How do human beings interpret the world around them? And what kind of political, social and cultural institutions do they form?

The field of humanities include Modern languages, Classical languages, Linguistics, Literature, History, Jurisprudence, Philosophy, Archaeology, Comparative religion, Ethics, History, criticism and theory of the arts, Journalism, Psychology, Political Science and such subjects areas.

Bachelor of Arts programme in Journalism, English and Psychology offered by School of Arts and Humanities at REVA UNIVERSITY intends to develop English language skills and Journalism as a profession amongst its students.

Journalism is all about collecting information and disseminating the facts and figures to the public via print, television and Internet. Journalists present the news in a manner that is useful, informative and thought-provoking. Journalism careers include reporter, feature writer, intern, sub editor, designer, proof reader, news reader, news presenter, news analyst, news editor, editor and many such. The language skills and understanding psychology of people helps a Journalist to gain expertise in his/her profession.

As per the data available with the Government, a total of 1, 05,443 newspapers/periodicals are registered with the Registrar of Newspapers for India as on 31st March, 2015. There are more than 120 TV News channels and in addition there are huge opportunities to write blogs and news on internet. There are thousands of opportunities in corporate sector for compiling corporate news and publication. The media and entertainment sector is expected to cross Rs. 2 trillion by 2020 at a CAGR of 11.6%.

In this context, an undergraduate University Programme offered by REVA UNIVERSITY in Journalism, English and Psychology is relevant to meet the future human resources requirement of News and Media enterprises.

The programme focusses on Journalism, Media Studies, Psychology, critical theory, English language and literature, in addition to various transferable skills particularly writing skills that are required for successful career development in Journalism.

What Will I Experience

  • Explore the study of three major courses - Journalism, English, Psychology
  • Do a variety of career enhancement programmes with a foreign language
  • Acquire good placement opportunities and career support from experienced faculty members and placement team

 

Course Curriculum

Course Curriculum

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

After few years of graduation, the graduates of B.A (Journalism English Psychology) will be able to:

  • Pursue Higher Education in Universities at national and international level.
  • Work as a team member in Public, Private, Corporate and Government Sector as techno managers, academicians, administrator or entrepreneurs, investigative agencies with effective Communication and ethics.
  • Start own enterprise and communicate with customers effectively and adapt lifelong learning Skills for expanding Business
     

Programme Outcomes (POs)

Program Outcomes (POs)

On successful completion of the program, the graduates of B.A (Journalism English Psychology) program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the Knowledge in Journalism, English and Psychology.
  • Analyze and apply skills in Journalism with effective communication by understanding the psychology of the people.
  • Use different techniques to gather information in Journalism and report effectively.

Program Outcomes
On successful completion of the program, the graduates of B.A (Journalism English Psychology)  program will be able to:
PO 1: Disciplinary knowledge
: Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge and in understanding Journalism, English and Psychology study.
PO 2: Reasoning: Analyze, interpret and draw conclusions from evidence and experiences from an open-minded and reasoned perspective.
PO 3: Problem solving: Extrapolate and apply their competencies to solve different kinds of non-familiar problems and apply one’s learning to real life situations using curriculum content knowledge. 
PO 4: Environment and Sustainability: Understand the issues of environmental contexts and sustainable development.
PO 5: Research-related skills: Be inquisitive with a sense of inquiry and capability for asking relevant/appropriate questions, and articulating; Ability to recognize cause-and-effect relationships, define problems, formulate hypotheses, test hypotheses, analyze, interpret and draw conclusions from data, establish hypotheses, predict cause-and-effect relationships; ability to plan, execute and report the results of an experiment or investigation 
PO 6:  Ethics: Recognize different value systems including your own, understand the moral dimensions of your decisions, and accept responsibility for them. 
PO 7: Cooperation/Team work: Work effectively and respectfully with diverse teams; facilitate cooperative or coordinated effort on the part of a group, and act together as a group or a team in the interests of a common cause and work efficiently as a member of a team. 
PO 8: Communication Skills: Express thoughts and ideas effectively in writing and orally; Communicate with others using appropriate media; confidently share one’s views and express herself/himself; demonstrate the ability to listen carefully, read and write analytically, and present complex information in a clear and concise manner to different groups
PO 9: Self-directed and Life-long Learning: Acquire the ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context socio-technological changes.
 

 

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

A Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English, and Psychology provides an individual with the necessary skills required to sustain in the fields associated with media, mental health, literature and communication to name a few. The program has been designed to enable students to, develop a contemporary, inter-disciplinary and receptive approach to the general functioning of the above-mentioned fields. The triple combination opens wider avenues of career choices, and ensures that students can decipher their own specialties in each stream. The needs of employers today are very global and intersperse different areas. Journalism provides opportunities in content writing, editing, filmmaking, photography, animation, print media, advertising, public relations etc. Psychology opens new areas in mental health, such as, counseling, clinical Psychology, criminal Psychology, human resources, personnel training etc. English is rudimentary to every aspect of the media field, particularly to writing, editing, publishing, content development, communication and teaching. The opportunities provided are limitless and with the emergence of New Media various individual and associations are making their foray into blogging, vlogging, webcasting, podcasting and digital media marketing.

Students can also pursue post-graduation and expand it with further research.

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Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria

Pass in PUC / 10+2 of any recognized Board / Council or any other qualification recognized as equivalent there to.

Course Duration: 3 Years (6 Semesters)

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Application Fee

BA in Journalism, English and Psychology

Indian / SAARC Nationals 500
NRI Fee 1000
Foreign Nationals 50