The four-year B.A.Programme foregrounds the study of literature in the global and the Indian context. Through a close study of texts, genres, and cultural milieus, this course enables students to appreciate the delights of narratives and metaphors, and prepares them for the professional demands of the new economy. This multidisciplinary programme offers a wide array of courses in Literary and Cultural Studies, Language and Communication Studies, and Theatre and Media Studies. It aims to foster a life of intellectual exploration and passion for ideas. Overall, it promotes a deeper and empathetic understanding of the human condition. The pedagogical method of this Programme includes lectures, seminars, workshops, tutorials, field trips, internships, lab work, and teaching practice. Additionally, this programme offers skills and vocational courses in web and graphic designing, content creation, copywriting, social media management, editing and proofreading, translation, and entrepreneurship - paving way for rewarding careers in writing, journalism, teaching, publishing, media, public relations, community engagement, research, and literary/ cultural business enterprise.
The four-year B.A.programme follows the NEP programme structure as specified by the Government of Karnataka. Along with English as the Major Discipline, the students shall study Political science as the Minor Discipline
English literature classes include critical thinking, analytical skills and creative expertise. It aids students’ expression and communication often involving class discussions that help in developing public speaking skills and self-confidence. Student’s language skills and range of vocabulary improves with the assistance of English literature.
Different points of view, knowledge beyond our years, key lessons for the future, writings from the past, creativity beyond belief, freedom of expression, varied themes and concepts contribute to the value of English literature.
English literature aids in using language for specific and aesthetic purposes. Familiarity with the concepts of metre, rhythm, rhyme and other literary devices can improve students’ writing skills by appreciating and applying the concepts.
The enjoyment and appreciation of literature assists students to develop an interest in books and reading not only as student but as they move away from their studies into their adult lives.
Journalism – the gathering, documenting, and disseminating of news and reports has been an integral part of human civilization for centuries, offering us connection and vital ways to learn of events and news, both locally and from around the world. Freedom of the press is essential for a fully functioning democratic society and students can play a pivotal role in this by studying and working in the field of Journalism.
Studying journalism, in a bachelor’s program, provides time, mentorship, and opportunities to network and practice the craft of journalism before landing that ‘dream job’.
Alongside studies, students will be involved in the projects of our College News Channel and Newsletter 3600+1.
Students may also gain experience and contacts in the industry by interning for a local Newspaper Industry/ Television Channel/ Radio.
Political science is a social science discipline concerned with the study of the state, government, and politics. Aristotle defined it as the study of the state. It deals extensively with the theory and practice of politics and the analysis of political systems and political behaviour. The department prepares the students for careers in government, teaching, and research, and for further study in professional and graduate fields such as law, social work, journalism, business, and public administration, and public affairs. The paper Indian Constitution and Human Rights has been introduced in the curriculum of all undergraduate courses, which emphasis on the Constitution of India and importance of Human Rights.