BA-Pol. Science, Journalism & Sociology [PJS]
PJS is a blend of Political Science, Journalism and Sociology disciplines. It integrates multi-disciplinary approaches in dealing with the varied nuances of each discipline. The courses exposes the students to real-time, hands-on experience through encouraging Industrial visits, workshops, guest lectures, alumni talks, internships among other such activities, which are above and beyond classroom learning.
Political Science is the study of politics and different political aspects of a country. It involves the study of government, non- governmental organizations and interest groups/pressure groups. Political Science often studies the workings of government, state, international relations, political economy, foreign policies, public administration, unions, Information Technology and other academic fields. It also deals with the knowledge on non- political aspects concerned with law and administration which has similar influence with governmental functions. The discipline aims at imparting knowledge on politics – conceptual, theoretical and practical outcomes. This subject enables the individual to learn and understand the art of governance, administration and politics.
Through this field, students gain conceptual knowledge, analytical and life skills coupled with effective communication in and beyond the sphere of everyday knowledge. It is the discipline of collection, preparation, and distribution of news and related commentary and feature materials through such media as pamphlets, newsletters, newspapers, magazines, radio, motion pictures, television, books, blogs, webcasts, podcasts, and e-mail. Career opportunities are diverse and varied – be a Reporter, Correspondent, Copywriter, Editor, Proof-reader, Public relations Officer, Photo journalist, Radio Jockey, Video Jockey, Vlogger, Researcher, Advertising, Film Making, Online Media and Translator.
Sociology means the science of society, it assists an individual to understand himself, his capacities, talents and limitations. It enables him to adjust himself to the environment. Knowledge of society, social group, social institution, association, their functions etc., helps us to lead an effective social life. Sociologist trained in research procedure are contributing in business, government, industry, social sector, communication and many other areas of community life. The course aims to provide a systematic introduction to Sociology. It lays emphasis on the theoretical and methodological functions of Sociology. Equal importance is given to a systematic introduction to the sociological studies in India. Contributions of eminent Indian sociologists and substantial themes of Indian Society are included in the syllabus. Students are exposed to divergent perspectives and are trained to acquire the necessary skills to understand various social phenomena through the perspectives of Sociology.