BSSS
The Bhopal School of Social Sciences
An Autonomous Institute Re-accredited by NAAC with 'A' Grade
ISO 9001:2008 & ISO 14001:2004 Certified Institute
BSSS
The Bhopal School of Social Sciences
An Autonomous Institute Re-accredited by NAAC with 'A' Grade"
ISO 9001:2008 & ISO 14001:2004 Certified Institute
 
BA Pass Course

BA - Bachelor Programs in Humanities

  • Three year (6 Semesters) degree programs
  • Three subject-combination

The college offers the choicest courses in humanities with a view to blending traditional curriculum with state of the art teaching / learning methodology. These humanities courses are concentrated enquiries into the subject and at the same time lead on to a wide range of possible careers such as mass media, communication, PSC, UPSC, public relations, foreign services, political analysts, guidance and counseling, research, working with NGOs, social and community services sector, environment, language and skill trainers and educators.

This program requires the students to choose 3 subjects out of 7 offered by the college in addition to Foundation Course.

Subjects:
Social Work Sociology   Psychology  Public Administration

Note: Students may opt for any one of the three subjects mentioned above. In addition, he / she may select two from the 3 given below:

English Literature  Political Science Economics


Social Work

The Social Work course is one of the pioneer courses of its kind in the field of Social Work education in Madhya Pradesh. The study grooms students to serve in the Social Service sector. The course enables students to get a close look and feel of the social service sector as it combines theoretical inputs with intensive field exposure and activities. The integrated development of the students is facilitated through a flexible learner-centered, intellectually stimulating environment for growth as well as field trips, case studies, rural camps and study tours.

Semester I & II Semester III & IV Semester V  & VI*
  •  Indian / Western History and ideologies of Social Work
  • Contemporary ideologies of Social Work
  •  Working with Individuals / Families (Social Case Work)
  •  Working with Groups ( Social Case Work)
  • Community Organization
  • Community Organization and Development
*Semester VI
Project:  In addition to the above curriculum students of Semester VI are required to undertake an employment oriented project.


Sociology

Sociology is the systematic and scientific study of human social organization and social behavior. It explores the forces that shape social life and examines the interaction among social institutions, cultures, groups and individuals. The subject leads to a wide variety of career options in community work, academics, research, government service, private sector etc.

Semester I & II Semester III & IV Semester V & VI
  • Introduction to sociology  individual, institutions, society
  • Society in India  classical and field views, structure and composition, basic institutions and problems
  • Rural and Urban Sociology
  • Sociology of Tribal Society
  • Basic Thoughts of Sociology
  • Methods of Social Research
Project:  In addition to the above curriculum students of Semester VI are required to undertake an employment oriented project.


Psychology

Psychology, the scientific study of human behavior incorporates theoretical and practical insights into the workings of the human mind. Students are introduced to basic concepts as well as the cutting edge of behavioral study and research. Learning is facilitated through interaction and practical orientation.

Semester I & II Semester III & IV Semester V & VI
  • Basic Psychological Process
  • Psychopathology
  • Psychology of Human Development
  • Social Psychology
  • Statistics
  • Counselling Psychology
Project:  In addition to the above curriculum students of Semester VI are required to undertake an employment oriented project.


English Literature

The subject provides the students knowledge of world literature, classics and new age literature. Students learn to assimilate life skills such as understanding of language and culture; a critical perspective; the power of language; clarity and coherence in expression and effective presentation.

Semester I Semester II Semester III
  • Poetry - Shakespeare's Sonnets / John Milton/ John Donne / John Dryden / Alexander Pope / Thomas Gray (Elegy) / William Collins / Oliver Goldsmith /William Blake/ Edwin Arnold (Epic) / John Keats (Ode) / P.B Shelley
  • Prose - Francis Bacon  / Joseph Addison / Richard Steele / E.V Lucas / Charles Lamb / A.G Gardiner / H.G wells    
  • Drama - William Shakespeare / Oliver Goldsmith / G.B Shaw / J.M Synge / Sheridan, Galsworthy, Girish Karnad

Semester IV Semester V Semester VI
  • Fiction - Forms of fiction, aspects of the novel, John Bunyan, George Eliot, O'Henry / Daniel Defoe, Charles Dickens, Thomas Hardy, George Orwell, M.R Anand
  • Indian Writing in English : Concept of Rasa in Indian poetry; A K Ranmanujan; Tagore, M K Gandhi, J L Nehru; Karnad; R K Narayan; M R Anand
  • Special English: Dialogues, Presentations, Interviews, Group Discussions
  • Indian Writing in English: Sarojini Naidu, A K Ramanujan, Girish Karnad, R K Narayan
  • Special English: Writing Press Releases; Creative Writing; Editing & Proof Reading; Writing; Language of Advertisements
    Project:  In addition to the above curriculum students of Semester VI are required to undertake an employment oriented project.


Political Science

A scientific study of the state and government, the course reveals the ideologies that guide decision-making in human societies. Students learn the workings of the governing system and the comparative merits of various systems. The subject remains a favorite among those aspiring for the civil services.

Semester I & II

Semester III & IV

Semester V & VI

  • Political Theory
  • Indian Government and Politics
  • Indian / Western Political Thought
  • Comparative Government and Politics
  • India and International Relations.
  • Public Administration

Project:  In addition to the above curriculum students of Semester VI are required to undertake an employment oriented project.


Economics

The undergraduate course in economics equips students with a thorough understanding of the Economic theories and their practical applications. The course forms the first step towards further studies in the areas of banking, the investment market, finance, insurance, statistical analysis and surveys, social and economic research, media, trend studies, demographic research, education, service in the government and non-government sector etc.

Semester I & II

Semester III & IV

Semester V & VI

  • Micro Economics
  • Indian Economy
  • Public Finance
  • International Economics
  • Development and Environmental Economics
  • Statistical Methods

Project:  In addition to the above curriculum students of Semester VI are required to undertake an employment oriented project.


Public Administration

Public Administration is the study of implementation of government policy and an academic discipline that studies this implementation and prepares students for working in the public service

Semester I

Semester II

Semester III

Basic concepts of organization

Main concepts of Public Administration

Personnel Administration

Semester IV

Semester V

Semester VI

Financial Administration

Modern Public Administration

Indian Administration

UG Degrees
   
BBA
BCA
B.Com (Honours)
B.Com (Economics)
B.Com (Taxation)
B.Com (Computers)
B.Com (Foreign Trade)
B.Com (Travel & Tourism)
B.Com (Insurance)
BA Pass Course
BA Management
BA (Honours) Social Work
BA (Honours) Economics
BA (Honours) English Literature
B.Ed
 
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The Bhopal School of Social Sciences (BSSS)
An Autonomous Institution Run by the
Archdiocese of Bhopal

Affiliated to Barkatullah University, Bhopal
Near Habibganj Naka, Opposite DRM Office
Habibganj, Bhopal - 462024
Madhya Pradesh
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