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BA in Journalism, English & Psychology
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BA in Journalism, English & Psychology

Humanities deals with human life and human experience qualitatively. Humanities investigates how do 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 subject 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.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

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

The Programme Educational Objectives are to prepare the students to:

  • Work as Journalists, public relations and media officers, in media, corporate and entertainment sectors
  • Work as managers, administrator or entrepreneurs in media and mass communication industry
  • Pursue masters and doctoral research degrees to work in colleges, universities as professors or as scientists in research establishments

Programme Outcomes (POs)

After undergoing this programme, a student will be able to:

  • Describe Journalism, its importance and Impact
  • Explain journalism and types, media and types, reporting, editing and publishing
  • Know rights and responsibilities, constitutional obligations, cultural, religious, language, political, economic and international views and opinions
  • Use digital technologies for reporting, retrieving, storage and analysis of data
  • Articulate and Perform editing and publishing of news
  • Choose appropriate online programmes for further learning, participate in seminars and conferences
  • Manage information, develop technical reports and make presentations
  • Lead a team to successfully complete a project and communicate across teams and set up his/her own enterprise
  • Conduct himself as a responsible citizen

Course Curriculum

First Year

Semester I
Sr. No Course Title
1 Environmental Science
2 Communicative English - I
3 Language – I: K / H / AE
4 Journalism - I  (Introduction to Media & Communication)
5 English Literature (Chaucer – Pope) & Facets of Language – I
6 Psychology - I (Foundation of Psychology) 
Semester II
Sr. No Course Title
1 Indian Constitution and Human Rights
2 Communicative English – II
3 Language – II: K / H / AE
4 Journalism - II  (Reporting & Editing) 
5 English Literature (The Romantic Era) & Facets of Language - II
6 Psychology - II  (Basic Psychological Process)
7 Music/ Dance/ Yoga/ Sports/ Theatre
8 MOOC
9 Internship / Certificate course*

Note: *Students have to undergo internship of 4 weeks duration after the Second Semester examination; the marks of internship are calculated in the Third Semester.

Second Year

Semester III
Sr. No Course Title
1 Language – III: K/ H/ AE
2 Journalism - III  (Audio-Visual Production) 
3 English Literature (Victorian & Modern Ages) & Facets of Language - III
4 Psychology - III (Developmental Psychology - I)
5 Open Elective : (Click here)

6 Employability Skills – I (Placement)
7 MOOC
8 Internship/ Certificate Courses
Semester IV
Sr. No Course Title
1 Language IV: K/H/AE
2 Journalism – IV  (Fundamentals of Media Research)
3 American Literature and Facets of Language
4 Psychology - IV (Developmental Psychology - II)
5 Minor Research Project
6 Employability Skills – II (Placement)
7 Employability Skills – II (Placement)

Third Year

Semester V
Sr. No Course Title
1 Journalism -V  (Media Laws & Ethics)
2 Soft Core : (Click here)

3 Literary Criticism
4 Soft Core : (Click here)

5 Psychology – V  (Industrial Psychology - I)
6 Soft Core : (Click here)

7 Employability Skills - III
Semester VI
Sr. No Course Title
1 Journalism -VII  (Media Management)
2 Soft Core : (Click here)

3 Introduction to Critical Theory
4 Soft Core : (Click here)

5 Psychology – V  (Industrial Psychology - II)
6 Psychology-VIII (A) (Abnormal Psychology - II)

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.

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
  • Get good placement opportunities and career support from our experienced faculty members

Eligibility

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)

Admissions

ADMISSIONS OPEN

How to Apply?

Contact for Admissions
Office of Admissions,
REVA University, Rukmini Knowledge Park Kattigenahalli, Yelahanka,
Bangalore – 560 064
Karnataka, India
+91-80-6622 6622
+91 95388 74444/45
admissions@reva.edu.in
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