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Bachelor of Arts (BA) - Sociology

Overview

The BA in Sociology at Alliance School of Liberal Arts is an expression of the inseparable and organic interconnections of theory and practice to comprehend and engage with society. It will use the traditional sociological degree programme as a palimpsest and add to the vibrant and thriving dimension of contemporary social issues and ethnographic research and writing.

Dissolving the age-old distinction between the 'book view' and 'field view' in the discipline of sociology, the programme will enable the students to learn closely from the field, the emerging, engaging, and sedimenting social worlds around them. Aware of and attuned, with the contemporaneous social concerns of India and South Asia, the course curriculum will facilitate experiential learning, aimed at developing a holistic sense of society, culture, and politics, as well as understanding their interdependence and inter-evolution.

Our graduates, with a 360-degree exposure to the social world, will be geared to effectively influence policy and planning for social and economic development at multiple levels. The programme would enhance the employability of its graduates by equipping them to perform in versatile and interdisciplinary research domains ranging from civil society organizations, international social and philanthropic initiatives, public sector organizations, as well as independent business houses, in addition to providing them with core knowledge of the discipline for further academic pursuits and explorations.

Course Duration

Three Years (Six Semesters)

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Eligibility


Pre-University/Higher Secondary/10+2 Examinations or equivalent from any recognized Board or Council in any discipline.

Obtained at least 50% marks in the subjects taken in standard 12 or equivalent.


Special Features

  • Have an inside track to Global Leaders’ Alliance Fellowship
  • Take classes with Oxbridge/Ivy League faculty
  • Gain hands on field experience
  • Organize, run and participate in interest groups, clubs and forums discussing regionally and globally relevant sociological concerns
  • Benefit from the interdisciplinary seminars and lectures in the School
  • Write for campus magazine, newspapers and radio
  • Intern with the dynamic and diverse organisations benefiting from one's interdisciplinary exposure

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