BA Journalism, Psychology, English Literature 

Program Overview

Journalism

The course aims at moulding the student for a career in Journalism, both print and broadcasting and in allied fields like Advertising, Film, and Public Relations. The course introduces various facets of the profession of the journalism to the students with theoretical knowledge and on the job training. The course is a part of the four BA triple main combinations and consists of eight subject titles stretching all the semesters. The major papers include Reporting, Editing, Media Laws, Basic Audio-Visual Media and Media Management. Furthermore, the Department stresses a balance between the theoretical and practical elements of journalism and mass communication, and the curriculum is carefully tailored to prepare students for professional or academic careers in communication, giving them the broad liberal arts education necessary to succeed as communicators in today's complex and changing world.

Psychology


Delve into fascinating questions of human thought, emotion, and behavior. How do the brain and the mind interact? How do social and cultural forces shape us? How do we change from birth to death? How can we use psychology to help people overcome challenges in their lives, workplaces, and communities? Gain the expertise of the psychologist through courses, internships, and faculty-led research. A course in psychology equips the students with an in-depth knowledge in various aspects like child psychology, industrial psychology, counseling psychology, personality development etc. In addition to the theory papers the students have practical papers every year which will give them practical insight into the subjects. Our graduates are well prepared for advanced study and exciting careers.

English Literature 

English has been an integral part of various walks of life in India for centuries. One might even say that it has become inseparable from the essence of contemporary Indian culture. The study of language is a key to attain an understanding the history of any age. The three-year English Literature course, also known as Optional English, offers students an opportunity to understand the literary, cultural and social dynamism of England's varied past, European and Non-European writing and integrates Indian writing in English facilitating a transcendence of linguistic nativism.

The glory of a bygone era is obviously of no use unless it can be utilized to enlighten the present. On the practical side, this course offers numerous employment opportunities in the field of teaching, journalism, publishing, writing, etc. Most importantly, a sound understanding of the language equips the student with communication skills, which is an indispensable part of success in any field in todays competitive world.

Syllabus

Flexible Choice-Based Credit System with Continuous Assessment Grading Pattern (CBCS-CAGP).

 

The college follows the prescribed syllabus of the University of Mysore which gets updated from time to time. In an effort to move towards the complete version of the CBCS-CAGP scheme as emphasised by the UGC and to provide greater autonomy, the University has permitted all the departments to run the programmes under Flexible CBCS-CAGP from 2017-18.

Eligibility

Candidates who have passed in 10+2/Pre University Course/ Equivalent grade, with 40 % aggregate are eligible to apply.

Value Added & Certificate Courses
  • Photography & Print Media

  • Graphic Design

NB: Photography & Print Media and Designing are add on courses offered along with the regular affiliated courses of the University of Mysore. 

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