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Bachelor of Arts in Sociology

What is this Programme about?

The mission of the BA program is to prepare competent and effective social professional committed to generalised practice with the ability to respond to the needs of individuals, families, groups, communities and organizations. The program is committed to command leadership coming from all walks of life, The programme in particular is aimed at identifying and addressing community needs and issues, including those related to the alleviation of poverty and oppression, cultural diversity and social and economic justice. In support of its educational endeavours, the program is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, lifelong learning and community service.

SOCIOLOGY is a profession devoted to helping people function as well as they can with their environments. B.A. graduates are entry-level generalist social professionals who provide services to individuals, groups, families, organizations, and communities. Of particular importance is concern for and willingness to work with oppressed and underserved populations. The BA level practitioner is seen as a generalist with certain areas of special expertise. The curriculum focuses on such roles as advocacy, referral, casework and problem solving functions. In addition, a major thrust and identity of the program is to prepare graduates for case management/community intervention positions. Most case management/community intervention models include the basic social work skills which the program currently covers. These are skills which are handled competently and professionally by BA(SOCIOLOGY) graduates.

 

How this Programme Benefit you & your Career?

The Bachelor of sociology course consists of three years of full-time university level study. It aims to prepare students for effective professional practice as in the social and community services sector.

The general objectives of the curriculum are associated with the liberal arts component of the BA Course, which in time sequence precedes the professional component of the BA course. The objectives are:

  • To obtain knowledge from the humanities and social sciences that informs social work;
  • To gain an understanding of the socioeconomic, political, psychological, and cultural forces that impinge upon people's lives;
  • To become aware of the organisation of the society and its development.
  • To obtain knowledge that enables students to broaden their understanding of themselves and the world

EMPLOYMENT OPPURTUNITIES AT PRESENT & IN FUTURE:

A Bachelor of Sociology is required in various sectors such as:

  • Hospitals
  • Tea Estate
  • Healthcare
  • NGO
  • Community agencies
  • Social welfare organizations

 

 

Research:

The Sociology Programme undertakes research activities in the form of Phd work, research papers, academic projects, funded projects etc. The thrust areas of research under the programme are,

  1. Rural and urban development
  2. Human resource management
  3. Tribal development
  4. Social problems and prospects
  5. Local tradition and culture

 

Programme Contents:

MARKS AND SUBJECT WISE DISTRIBUTION PER SEMESTER: 

Semester I

Sl no

Code

Course name

Theory marks

Internal marks

Total marks

1

BSO101

Basic concept of Sociology  

60

40

100

2

BSO102

Culture and Social change

60

40

100

3

BSO103

ENGLISH I

60

40

100

4

BSO104

PSYCHOLOGY I

60

40

100

5.

BSO105

Alternative English I

60

40

100

6.

BSO111

Field Work

60

40

100

  Semester II  

Sl no

Code

Course name

Theory marks

Internal marks

Total marks

1

BSO201

Sociological thought  

60

40

100

2

BSO202

Methods of Social Research

60

40

100

3

BSO203

ENGLISH- II

60

40

100

4

BSO204  

PSYCHOLOGY

60

40

100

5.

BSO205

Alternative English II

60

40

100

6.

BSO211

Field work

60

40

100

  Semester III  

Sl no

code

Course name

Theory marks

Internal marks

Total marks

1

BSO301

Sociology of Indian Society  

60

40

100

2

BSO302  

Social Problems in India  

60

40

100

3

BSO303  

Environmental science

60

40

100

4

BSO304  

PSYCHOLOGY

60

40

100

5.

BSO311

Concurrent field work

60

40

100

    Semester IV  

Sl no

code

Course name

Theory marks

Internal marks

Total marks

1

BSO401  

Rural Sociology  

60

40

100

2

BSO402  

  Sociology of Development  

60

40

100

3

BSO403

Societies in North East India

60

40

100

 4.

 BSO404

 Psychology iv

 60

 40

 100

5.

BSO411

Concurrent field work

60

40

100

   Semester V  

Sl no

Code

Course name

Theory marks

Internal marks

Total marks

1

BSO501  

Crime and Society  

60

40

100

2

BSO502  

Industrial Sociology

60

40

100

3

BSO503  

Science, Technology and Society

60

40

100

4

BSO504  

Medical Sociology

60

40

100

5

BSO511

Concurrent field work

60

40

100

  Semester VI  

Sl no

Code

Course name

Theory marks

Internal marks

Total marks

1

BSO601  

Urban Sociology  

60

40

100

2

BSO602  

Globalization and Society  

60

40

100

3

BSO603  

Political Sociology  

60

40

100

4

BSO604  

Human Resource Management

60

40

100

5

BSO611

Concurrent field work

60

40

100

 

 

Achievement:

  • 2nd prize in Essay Competition on the Occasion of Gandhi Jayanti by Adtu 2019. by Ms.Taniya Khangembam.

 

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