BA (Political Science, Communication & Journalism, Communicative English)

Course Overview and Significance

Mass Communication and Journalism have a powerful influence on politics. They shape the perceptions of the political world that average people and political leaders hold. These perceptions become the basis for political beliefs and actions. This course with a combination of Mass Communications and Political Science helps students analyze and understand the interplay between politics and media and its impact on various aspects of political life and behavior in India and the world. We will examine effects on individuals, on groups, and on society in general, in the light of the major technological developments that are changing the news media scene.

In the modern society communication skills are considered a desirable qualification for better employment, particularly for media professionals. Communicative English empowers students with superior language skills. Phonetics helps students acquire good pronunciation and articulation skills in English while Remedial Grammar improves their sentence structure and removes syntactical problems. Broadcast media and writing skills helps students to develop writing skills for media and Electronic radio and TV subject helps them to excel in public speaking.

FIRST YEAR :

SEMESTER I SEMESTER II
AECC 1 – Environmental Studies AECC 2 – Gender Sensitisation
CC 1A – English CC 1B – English
CC 2A – Second Language – Hindi, Sanskrit, Arabic, French CC 2B – Second Language – Hindi, Sanskrit, Arabic, French
DSC I – Political Science – Concepts, Theories and Institutions – Political Theory DSC I – Political Science – Concepts, Theories and Institutions – State Apparatus
DSC I – Communication and Journalism – Introduction to Communication and Journalism DSC II – Communication and Journalism – Mass Media in India
DSC I – Communicative English – Phonetics DSC II – Communicative English – Language Skills

SECOND YEAR :

SEMESTER III SEMESTER IV
SEC I – Communication Skills in English SEC II – Disaster Management
CC 1C – English CC 1D – English
CC 2C – Second Language – Hindi, Sanskrit, Arabic, French CC 2D – Second Language – Hindi, Sanskrit, Arabic, French
DSC III – Political Science – Indian Government and Politics – Basics of Indian Constitution and Citizenship DSC IV – Political Science – Indian Government and Politics – Government and Politics
DSC III – Communication and Journalism – Paper III DSC IV – Communication and Journalism – Paper IV
DSC III – Communicative English – Paper III DSC IV – Communicative English – Paper IV

THIRD YEAR :

SEMESTER V SEMESTER VI
SEC III– Citizenship Rights, Duties and Laws SEC IV– Legislative Practices and Procedures
GE I– Contemporary Political Economy GE II– Rural Urban Administration
DSC V – Political Science – Political Thought – Ancient and Medieval Political Thought DSC VI– Political Science – Political Thought – Western and Indian Political Thought
DSE (A)– Political Science – International Relations – International Relations in 19th & 20th Century DSE (A)– Political Science – International Relations – International Relations in 19th & 20th Century
DSE (B) – Political Science – Government and Politics in Telangana DSE (B)– Political Science – Government and Politics in Telangana
DSC V – Communication and Journalism – Paper V DSC VI– Communication and Journalism – Paper VI
DSC V– Communicative English – Paper V DSC VI – Communicative English – Paper VI


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

Villa Advantages

  • Practical exposure as per the standards of media industry.
  • Guest Lectures from journalists, advertising professionals, film makers, writers & professors from other universities.
  • Field trips to media houses, ad agencies, TV channels
  • To keep abreast with the current affairs and news students have access to various Newspapers and Magazines.
  • Individual & team based activities like Film-making, PSM making, seminars, presentations, project work, Press Conference & Scriptwriting.
  • Literary competitions for competitive edge.

Admission Guidelines:

Students who have passed the Intermediate examination/CBSE/ISE or its equivalent are eligible for admission into B.A.