Bachelor of Arts

A Bachelor of Arts is a broad interdisciplinary undergraduate degree program encompassing general education, electives and major area of study courses. As opposed to a Bachelor of Science program, B.A. programs generally give you more flexibility in choosing your courses and are less specialized. By taking courses in the arts and humanities, you can deepen your cultural understanding and awareness, in addition to developing analytical, critical thinking, written and communication skills.

After completing several general education courses, you can choose a major from a number of academic areas, such as social sciences, behavioral sciences and fine arts. A Bachelor of Arts degree may be appealing because of its broad and well-rounded approach, which can offer versatility and options when seeking a career or a graduate degree.

Duration:

The Course of study for the B.A  Degree shall extend over a period of three academic years, each academic year comprising of two semesters, and excluding the duration of examinations, each semester comprising sixteen weeks of class work.  The candidates shall complete his/her B.A Degree within six years from the date of admission to the First Semester of the Course.  Students who successfully complete Three (03) years of the course will be awarded Bachelors Degree in Arts (B.A.).

Eligibility:

A Candidate who has passed the two year Pre-University Examination of the Karnataka state with any combination of optional subjects or any other examination recognized as equivalent to shall be eligible for admission to the B.Com Degree Course.

Students of other states joining the college for the degree course should produce their 10+2 certificate (Equivalent to Pre-University Certificate) or a provisional one, transfer certificate and their migration certificate from the university they have left.  They will attend the college at their own risk till their certificate is recognized by the Bangalore University.

At Dr. Ambedkar Evening College the Following Combinations are Offered

  • History , Economics & Political Science
  • History, Economics & Sociology
  • History, Journalism & Tourism

Part 1 – English and Any one of the following languages

  1. Kannada
  2. Hindi
  3. Tamil

Part 2 –

  • Semester 1:

    • History of India 1

    Semester 2:

    • History of India 2

    Semester 3:

    • Karnataka – History, Society & Economy

    Semester 4:

    • History and Tourism in India

    Semester 5:

    • History of Modern India
    • History of Europe 1500 -1945 or History of China and Japan: 1900 AD

    Semester 6

    • India after Independence
    • Contemporary World or History of West Asia 1900 AD

  • Semester 1:

    • Business Economics

    Semester 2:

    • Managerial Economics

    Semester 3:

    • Economics of Infrastructure or Monetary Economics

    Semester 4:

    • International Business Environment or Public Economics

    Semester 5:

    • Corporate Economics (Compulsory)
    • Electives:
      • Mathematics for Economists or
      • Rural Development & Cooperation or
      • Economics of Tourism

    Semester 6

    • Human Resource Management (Compulsory)
    • Electives:
      • Statistics for Economists or
      • Karnataka Economy or
      • Hospitality Economics
  • Semester 1:

    • Core Concepts of Political Science

    Semester 2:

    • Understanding Political Theory

    Semester 3:

    • Public Administration: Core Concepts

    Semester 4:

    • Western and Eastern Political Thought

    Semester 5:

    • Indian Constitution: Institutional Framework
    • International Politics

    Semester 6

    • Major Constitutional Systems
    • International Institutions and Foreign Policies

  • Semester 1:

    • Fundementals of Sociology

    Semester 2:

    • Social Institutions

    Semester 3:

    • Sociology of Mass Media and Communication

    Semester 4:

    • Anthropology

    Semester 5:

    • Women in India
    • Sociology of Health and Medicine

    Semester 6

    • Research Methods and Statistics
    • Current Social Problems

  • Semester 1:

    • Introduction to Communication and Media

    Semester 2:

    • Print Media

    Semester 3:

    • Audio Visual Media

    Semester 4:

    • Media Laws

    Semester 5:

    • Reporting
    • Editing

    Semester 6

    • Media Management
    • Advertising & Public Relation