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Bachelor of Arts ( Political Science, Communication and Journalism, Communicative English )

Bachelor of Arts (Vocational) prepares students for a range of specializations in mass media, and careers in print, audio-visual and digital media, international relations or any communication field. These careers span writing, journalism, broadcasting, advertising, publishing, design, public relations and civil services. After completing this course, students can opt for a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and Journalism, Political Science, International Relations and more.

B.A. Vocational

Program Outcomes:

By pursuing this program, a student would be able to-
PO1. Recognize & understand the real values of contextual knowledge to apply in individual & community engagement.
PO2. Practice creative thinking & reflect thoughtful expressions in professional sphere.
PO3. Comprehend effective communication skills & demonstrate the ability of communicative valuation across situations and backgrounds.
PO4. Develop intellectual and cognitive independence required for multi/cross-disciplinary research and knowledge integration.

Program Specific Outcomes:

By pursuing this program, a student would be able to –
PSO1. Acquire effective linguistic skills from a varied engagement with grammar, syntax, semantics & literature of multiple languages.
PSO2. Understand & apply the basic concepts of political studies from a theoretical perspective & analyze the social & historical contexts of the same.
PSO3. Comprehend the functional implications of media in society & develop self-structured frameworks of assessment with reference to various communications fields.
PSO4. Articulate & engage effectively in media-specific domains & scholarly endeavors as well as show leadership skills in diverse professional environments.

First Year

Semester 1

Course Type and Title Credit
AECC-1 – Environmental Studies/Basic Computer Skills
2
ELS-1 – English-1
4
MIL-1 – Second Language I – Hindi, Sanskrit, Arabic, French
4
DSC 101 – Introduction to Communication and Journalism
5
DSC 102 – Understanding Political Theory
5
DSC 103 – Communicative English – English Phonetics
5
Total25

Semester 2

Course Type and Title Credit
AECC 2 – Environmental Studies/Basic Computer Skills
2
ELS-2 – English-2
4
MIL-2 – Second Language-2 – Hindi, Sanskrit, Arabic, French
4
DSC 201 –Mass Media in India
5
DSC 202 – Western Political Thought
5
DSC 203 –Communicative English – English Language Skills
5
Total 25

Second Year

Semester 3

Course Type and Title Credit
SEC 1 – Forms of Journalistic Writing
2
SEC 2
2
ELS-3 – English-3
3
MIL-3 – Second Language-3 – Hindi, Sanskrit, Arabic, French
3
DSC 301 – Reporting and Editing for Print Media
5
DSC 302 – Indian Political Thought
5
DSC 303 – Communicative English – Varieties of English
5
Total 25

Semester 4

Course Type and Title Credit
SEC 3 – Public Relations and Event Management
2
SEC 4
2
ELS-4 – English-4
3
MIL-4 – Second Language-4 – Hindi, Sanskrit, Arabic, French
3
DSC 401 – Broadcast and New Media Journalism
5
DSC 402 –Constitution and Politics of India
5
DSC 403 –Communicative English – Reading in English
5
Total 25

Third Year

Semester 5

Course Type and Title Credit
GE -1
- Fundamentals of Academic Writing/Politics of Development /Eglish for Career building
4
ELS-5 – English-5
3
MIL-5 – Second Language-5 – Hindi, Sanskrit, Arabic, French
3
DSE 501 –
a) Media and Development/
5
b) Telugu Journalism
DSE 502 –
a) International Relations/
5
b) Government and Politics in Telangana
DSE 503 –
a) Writing Skills in English/
5
b) Professional Writing Skills in English
Total 25

Semester 6

Course Type and Title Credit
ELS-6 – English-6
3
MIL-6 – Second Language-6 – Hindi, Sanskrit, Arabic, French
3
DSC 601 –
a) Media Literacy/
5
b) Advertising
DSC 602 –
a)Global Politics/
5
b) Contemporary social movements
DSE 603 –
a) Study and Reference Skills/
5
b)English Communication and Soft Skills
PR - Freelance Journalism/Contemporary Political TheoryEnglish for Specific Purposes
4
Total 25

Legend

  • AECC   : Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course
  • SEC      : Skill Enhancement Course
  • DSC      : Discipline Specific Course
  • DSE      : Discipline Specific Elective
  • GE        : Generic Elective