B.A History

Category:
UG/

40 Students
Duration: 3 Years
Lectures: 8
Certificate of Completion

COURSE DESCRIPTION

History is slowly and gradually becoming a much more popular subject in India. History essentially is a subject that deals with recording past events and the interpreting as well as analyzing them. The field of history presently offers a lot of opportunities. It is important to study history for understanding the human civilization and analyzing the earlier cultures of the society.

Pursuing a major or an honors degree in history is a very enriching experience since it enables one to study as well as research on major cultural, social, economic and political events that occured in the past. After studying the history subject, the history graduates learn several skills that help them acqure jobs in almost any organization dealing in history. A bachelor’s or undergraduate degree helps students gain some junior roles, for instance administrative assistant, management trainee and research assistant.

The career opportunities for a history graduate is expected to broaden dramatically if one has a Master’s or a doctorate degree. Quite often education institutions, government organizations and business firms also recruit history graduates.

Basic Eligibility

For joining a bachelor’s degree course, the candidate must have passed the higher secondary school certificate or 10+2 from a recognized board. The duration of the course is usually three years.

Job Prospects

Different sectors of the industry employ history graduates. Several history graduates opt for a career in research, wherein they are required to analyze and evaluate documentary evidence. History graduates can also work with government agencies as well as departments, not-for-profit organizations and associations. History graduates can work as policy analysts, local historians, evaluators and planners.

In addition, with special training history graduates can become cultural historic  preservation and resources manager. The different careers options available for history graduates is Information Officer, Records Manager, Archivist, Genealogist, Gallery or Museum Curator and Librarian.

The history graduates mostly posses high intellect level and excellent critical analysis abilties. As a result, these abilities are often useful for marketing, PR, advertising and communication jobs. The other careers include newspaper and broadcast journalists. Public sectors absorb history graduates at administrative and management roles.

In the administrative role history graduates are required to organize service delivery, enagge in report writing, coordinate as well as service committees and draft procedures as well as policies.

Members of the Faculty

  1. Dr. Fredrick Sunil Kumar MA M.Ed M.Phil, Ph.D. – [Head of the Department]
  2. Mr. Vasisht M.C , MA, M.Phil
  3. Ms. Sheela F.Christina MA, M.Phil
  4. Ms. Beauna-MA,B.Ed,M.Phil
  5. Mr. Joseph T.J MA, B.Ed
  6. Dr. Godwin Samraj .D.P – MA, B.Ed M.Phil, Ph.D.
  7. Dr.C.H Jayasree MA, Ph.D – (On Deputation)
  8. Mr. Shinoy Jesinth (Guest Faculty, Govt.)

Former Faculty

  1. Dr. Y.Yesuratnam .MA.Phd
  2. Prof .MP Sreedharan MA
  3. Prof. S.Surendranath MA
  4. Prof. AP. Sumithran MA
  5. Prof.Chrsithakumar WE Nicholas MA
  6. Prof.Geoffrey Vincent
  7. Smt. T .Jayaseela MA
  8. Dr.KN Ganesh MA M.Phil Phd
  9. Dr.Gopalankutty MA M.Phil Phd
  10. P.T Haridas MA, M.Phil
  11. Shaiju Hendriks K MA, NET, BEd

CURRICULUM

SYLLABUS OF B.A. HISTORY PROGRAMME UNDER THE PROPOSED RESTRUCTURING OF U.G. CURRICULUM, 2009

SYLLABUS OF B.A. HISTORY PROGRAMME UNDER THE PROPOSED RESTRUCTURING OF U.G. CURRICULUM, 2009 (INCLUDING THE SYLLABUS FOR THE PROGRAMME OF B.A. HISTORY DOUBLE MAIN) (With Corrections and Supplementations) click here to download