Bachelor of Arts in Sociology

3 Years Degree Course

Faculty

Faculty of Commerce, Management, Humanities and Social Sciences

Programme Type

Degree Course

Duration

3 Years

Eligibility

12th Standard

Overview of the Course

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 the people. 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 the problem solving functions and to have a better understanding of the society.

ELIGIBILITY: Passed 10+2 examination, with at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidates belonging to reserved category).

Career Prospects/ Job Opportunities

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 sociology;
  • 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

Course Structure

Course NameCourse CodeCredit
BASIC CONCEPT OF SOCIOLOGYBSO1016
CULTURE AND SOCIAL CHANGEBSO1026
ENGLISH IBSO1032
PSYCHOLOGY IBSO1042
ALTERNATIVE ENGLISH IBSO1052
FIELD WORKBSO1113
Course NameCourse CodeCredit
SOCIOLOGICAL THOUGHTBSO2016
METHODS OF SOCIAL RESEARCHBSO2026
ENGLISH IIBSO2032
PSYCHOLOGY IIBSO2042
ALTERNATIVE ENGLISH IIBSO2052
FIELD WORKBSO2113
Course NameCourse CodeCredit
INDUSTRIAL VIVABHR300-
SOCIOLOGY OF INDIAN SOCIETYBSO3016
SOCIAL PROBLEMS IN INDIABSO3026
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIESBSO3032
PSYCHOLOGY IIIBSO3044
CONCURRENT FIELD WORKBSO3113
Course NameCourse CodeCredit
INDUSTRIAL VIVABHR400-
RURAL SOCIOLOGYBSO4016
SOCIOLOGY OF DEVELOPMENTBSO4026
SOCIETIES IN NORTH EAST INDIABSO4034
PSYCHOLOGY IVBSO4044
Course NameCourse CodeCredit
INDUSTRIAL VIVABHR500-
CRIME AND SOCIETYBSO5016
INDUSTRIAL SOCIOLOGYBSO5026
SCIENCE ,TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETYBSO5036
MEDICAL SOCIOLOGYBSO5046
Course NameCourse CodeCredit
URBAN SOCIOLOGYBSO6016
GLOBALIZATION AND SOCIETYBSO6026
POLITICAL SOCIOLOGYBSO6036
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENTBSO6046

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

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