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BA in Political Science, Economics and Journalism(B.A. PEJ)

Course Duration

6 Semesters
( 3 Years)

Eligibility Criteria

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

Overview

Join a programme with an eclectic combination of subjects that can answer numerous problems of political polarization and economic volatility assailing the complex society of the present times. BA in Political Science, Economics and Journalism programme is geared to create politically aware citizens who can contribute to the area of Journalism, Civil Services, Politics as well as build strategies to shape the economy of the country.

The aim of the programme is to create graduates with critical, analytical, and research abilities to work in the media and entertainment sector. It further intends to develop an understanding of economics, political science, English language skills, and Journalism as a profession amongst its students, while creating politically aware students.

The programme will help students gain understanding of three major core disciplines associated with humanities and social sciences- Political Science, Economics and Journalism- while helping them acquire proficiency to pursue higher studies in any of these branches of studies.

Students will also be trained and equipped to address various competitive exams for banking sector, central and state administrative government jobs

What Will I Experience

Gain understanding of three major core disciplines associated with humanities and social sciences- Political Science, Economics and Journalism- and gather proficiency and eligibility to pursue higher studies in any of the branches of studies

Be equipped to address various competitive exams for banking sector, central and state administrative government jobs

Acquire good placement opportunities and career support from experienced faculty members and placement team

Academic Objectives

The aim of the programme is to create graduates with critical, analytical and research abilities to work in the media and entrainment sector.

Course Curriculum

01

  • Environmental Science

02

  • Communicative English – I

03

  • Language – II: Kannada-I

04

  • Language – II: Hindi-I

05

  • Language – II: Additional English-I

06

  • Political Science – I (Core Concepts of Political Science)

07

  • Political Science Practical – I

08

  • Economics – I (Principles of Micro Economics)

09

  • Journalism - I (Introduction to Media & Communication)

10

  • Journalism Practical – I

11

  • Interdisciplinary Elective 1 - Comic and Graphic Narratives

12

  • Interdisciplinary Elective 2 – Event Management

13

  • Interdisciplinary Elective 3 - Tourism Entrepreneurship

01

  • Indian Constitution and Human Rights

02

  • Communicative English – II

03

  • Language – II: Kannada-II

04

  • Language – II: Hindi-II

05

  • Language – II: Additional English-II

06

  • Political Science – II (Understanding Political Theory)

07

  • Political Science Practical - II

08

  • Economics – II (Principles of Macro Economics)

09

  • Journalism - II (Reporting & Editing)

10

  • Journalism Practical - II

11

  • Interdisciplinary Elective 4- Skill Acquisition and Training

12

  • Interdisciplinary Elective 5 –Global Perspectives of Human Rights

13

  • Interdisciplinary Elective 6 – Popular Culture

01

  • Language – II: Kannada-III

02

  • Language – II: Hindi-III

03

  • Language – II: Additional English-III

04

  • Political Science – III (Indian Constitution and Institutional Framework)

05

  • Political Science Practical - III

06

  • Economics – III (Economic Growth and Development)

07

  • Journalism - III (Audio-Visual Production)

08

  • Journalism Practical - III

09

  • Open Elective

10

  • Skill Development Course – I

11

  • MOOC

01

  • Language II: Kannada-IV

02

  • Language II: Hindi-IV

03

  • Language II: Additional English-IV

04

  • Political Science – IV (Western and Eastern Political Thought)

05

  • Political Science Practical – IV

06

  • Economics – IV (International Economics)

07

  • Journalism – IV (Fundamentals of Media Research)

08

  • Journalism Practical - IV

09

  • Interdisciplinary Elective 7 – Personality, Identity and Self-Presentation

10

  • Interdisciplinary Elective 8 – Cyber Media Practices

11

  • Interdisciplinary Elective 9 – Academic and Content Writing

12

  • Minor Research Project

13

  • Skill Development Course - II

01

  • Political Science – V (Public Administration and Core Concepts)

02

  • Economics – V (Indian Economy – I)

03

  • Journalism -V (Media Laws & Ethics)

04

  • Political Science – VI (A) (International Relations)

05

  • Political Science – VI (B) (Comparative Government and Politics)

06

  • Political Science Practical -VI (A) (International Relations)

07

  • Political Science Practical -VI (B)(Comparative Government and Politics)

08

  • Economics – VI (A) (Mathematical Methods for Economics)

09

  • Economics – VI (B) (Entrepreneurial Development)

10

  • Journalism -VI (A) (Brand Ecology)

11

  • Journalism -VI (B) (Fundamentals of Photography)

12

  • Journalism Practical -VI (A) (Brand Ecology)

13

  • Journalism Practical -VI (B) (Fundamentals of Photography)

14

  • Soft Skills Training – I

01

  • Political Science – VII (Major Constitutional Systems)

02

  • Economics – VII (Indian Economy – II)

03

  • Journalism -VII (Advertising & Corporate Communication)

04

  • Political Science – VIII (A) (International Institutions and Foreign Policies)

05

  • Political Science – VIII (B) (Personal and Public Administration)

06

  • Political Science Practical – VIII (A) (International Institutions and Foreign Policies)

07

  • Political Science Practical – VIII (B) (Personal and Public Administration)

08

  • Economics – VIII (A) (Financial Economics)

09

  • Economics – VIII (B) (Managerial Economics)

10

  • Journalism -VIII (A) (Political Communication)

11

  • Journalism - VIII (B) (Business Journalism)

12

  • Journalism Practical – VIII (A) (Political Communication)

13

  • Journalism Practical – VIII (B) (Business Journalism)

14

  • Soft Skills Training - II

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

After few years of graduation, the graduates of B.A. (Political Science, Economics, Journalism) will be able to:

PEO-1:

Pursue Higher Education and carry out research in Universities at national and international level.

PEO-2:

Occupy a position and work as a team member in Public, Private, Corporate and Government Sector as techno managers, academicians, administrators or entrepreneurs, investigative agencies with effective Communication and moral principles.

PEO-3:

Start own enterprise and communicate with customers effectively and adopt lifelong learning Skills for magnifying Business.

Programme Outcomes (POs)

On successful completion of the program, the graduates of B.A. (Political Science, Economics, Journalism) will be able to:

PO 1

Disciplinary knowledge: Demonstrating comprehensive knowledge and in understanding Political, Journalism and Economics 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: 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.

Programme Specific Outcomes

On successful completion of the program, the graduates of B.A. (Political Science, Economics, Journalism) will be able to:

  • PSO1: Demonstrate the Knowledge in Political Science, Economics and Journalism.
  • PSO2: Analyze and report the problems in political science by understanding the economical situation of the country.
  • PSO3: Use different techniques to gather information inJournalism and report effectively.

Career Opportunities

  • Media
  • Management and administration in public and private sectors
  • Academia
  • Banking
  • Economic Consultancy 
  • Political campaign manager
  • Career as a politician 
  • Political consultant 
  • international business specialist 
  • PR specialist021.
  • market researcher 
  • Journalists in print media 
  • Electronic and New Media
Application Fee
  • Indian / SAARC Nationals₹ 1000
  • NRI Fee₹ 2000
  • Foreign NationalsUS$ 50
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