BA JPolEng (Journalism, Political Science, English Literature)

Journalism
The Programme aims at moulding the student for a career in Journalism, both print and broadcasting and in allied fields like Advertising, Film, and Public Relations. The course introduces various facets of the profession of the journalism to the students with theoretical knowledge and on the job training. The course is a part of the four BA triple main combinations and consists of eight subject titles stretching all the semesters. The major papers include Reporting, Editing, Media Laws, Basic Audio-Visual Media and Media Management. Furthermore, the Department stresses a balance between the theoretical and practical elements of journalism and mass communication, and the curriculum is carefully tailored to prepare students for professional or academic careers in communication, giving them the broad liberal arts education necessary to succeed as communicators in today's complex and changing world.

English literature (Optional English)
English has been an integral part of various walks of life in India for centuries. One might even say that it has become inseparable from the essence of contemporary Indian culture. The study of language is a key to attain an understanding the history of any age. The three-year English Literature course, also known as Optional English, offers students an opportunity to understand the literary, cultural and social dynamism of England's varied past, European and Non-European writing and integrates Indian writing in English facilitating a transcendence of linguistic nativism.

The glory of a bygone era is obviously of no use unless it can be utilized to enlighten the present. On the practical side, this course offers numerous employment opportunities in the field of teaching, journalism, publishing, writing, etc. Most importantly, a sound understanding of the language equips the student with communication skills, which is an indispensable part of success in any field in todays competitive world.

Political science
This course aims at moulding and making the student an ideal citizen. The course introduces various facts of the profession with a blend of theoretical politics with practical knowledge. The course makes him to contribute more for the nation, prepares him for the competitive world to take up administrative service.

Eligibility Criteria
A student securing 40% aggregate marks including languages in P.U.C / 10 +2 / Pre University equivalent course is eligible.

Course Matrix

 Course Code  Course Title
 Second Language [Any One to be Opted]
 AEN103A11  Additional English I
 KAN103B11  Kannada I
 HIN103B11  Hindi I
 Core Papers [All Compulsory]
 ENG103A11  English I
 JOR204B11  Journalism I[Introduction to Communication]
 POL204A11  Political Science I [Basic Concepts of Political Science]
 OEN204A11  Optional English I [British literatures I]
 Course Code  Course Title
 Second Language [Any One to be Opted]
 AEN103A21  Additional English II
 KAN103B21  Kannada II
 HIN103B21  Hindi II
 Core Papers [All Compulsory]
 ENG103A21  English II
 NES102A01  Environmental Science
 JOR204B21  Journalism II [Print Media Journalism]
 POL204A21  Political Science II [Political Theories]
 OEN204A21  Optional English II [British Literatures II]
 Course Code  Course Title
 Second Language [Any One to be Opted]
 AEN103A31  Additional English III
 KAN103B31  Kannada III
 HIN103B31  Hindi III
 Core Papers [All Compulsory]
 ENG103A31  English III
 JOR204A31  Journalism III [Media Laws and Ethics]
 POL204B31  Political Science III [Major Constitutional System]
 OEN204A31  Optional English III [British Literatures III – Victorian and Modern]
 Skill Enhancement Course [ Any ONE to be Opted]
 JOR402A31  Introduction to Photojournalism
 POL402A31  Indian Constitution
 ENG402A31  Film Adaptations
 Course Code  Course Title
 Second Language [Any One to be Opted]
 AEN103A41  Additional English IV
 KAN103B41  Kannada IV
 HIN103B41  Hindi IV
 Core Papers [All Compulsory]
 ENG103A41  English IV
 JOR204A41  Journalism IV [Radio and New Media Journalism]
 POL204B41  Political Science IV [Western and Eastern Political Thought]
 OEN204A41  Optional English IV [American Literatures]
 HUM402A41  Basic Research Methods
   Generic Elective as per Annexure III
 LSE5A2A41  Life Skills Education
 Course Code  Course Title
 Core Papers [All Compulsory]
 JOR204A51  Journalism V [Reporting]
 JOR204A52  Journalism VI [Editing Techniques]
 POL204A51  Political Science V [Public Administration]
 POL204A52  Political Science VI [International relations]
 OEN204A51  Optional English V [Indian literatures I]
 OEN204A52  Optional English VI [European and Non - European Literatures I]
 HUM2P4A51  Project / Dissertation / Internship
 EEC5A2A51  Extra-Curricular and Extension Activities as per Annexure II
 Course Code  Course Title
 Core Papers [All Compulsory]
 JOR204A61  Journalism VII [Television and Cinema]
 JOR204A62  Journalism VIII [Advertising and Public Relations]
 POL204A61  Political Science VII [Personnel and Financial Administration]
 POL204B62  Political Science VIII [International Institutions and Issues]
 OEN204A61  Optional English VII [Indian Literatures II]
 OEN204A62  Optional English VIII [European and Non European Literatures II]
 SSP4L2A01  Soft Skills Practices

 Course Code  Course Title
 Second Language [Any One to be Opted]
 AEN103A11  Additional English I
 KAN103A11  Kannada I
 HIN103A11  Hindi I
 Core Papers [All Compulsory]
 ENG103A11  English I
 JOR204A11  Journalism I [Introduction to Mass Communication]
 POL204A11  Political Science I [Basic Concepts of Political Science]
 OEN204A11  Optional English I [British Literatures I]
 Course Code  Course Title
 Second Language [Any One to be Opted]
 AEN103A21  Additional English II
 KAN103A21  Kannada II
 HIN103A21  Hindi II
 Core Papers [All Compulsory]
 ENG103A21  English II
 NES102A01  Environmental Science
 JOR204A21  Journalism II [Print Media Journalism]
 POL204A21  Political Science II [Political Theories]
 OEN204A21  Optional English II [British Literatures II]
 Course Code  Course Title
 Second Language [Any One to be Opted]
 AEN103A31  Additional English III
 KAN103A31  Kannada III
 HIN103A31  Hindi III
 Core Papers [All Compulsory]
 ENG103A31  English III
 JOR204A31  Journalism III [Media Laws and Ethics]
 POL204A31  Political Science III [Comparative Politics]
 OEN204A31  Optional English III [British Literatures III – Victorian and Modern]
 Skill Enhancement Course [ Any ONE to be Opted]
 JOR402A31  Introduction to Photojournalism
 POL402A31  Indian Constitution
 ENG402A31  Film Adaptations
 Course Code  Course Title
 Second Language [Any One to be Opted]
 AEN103A41  Additional English IV
 KAN103A41  Kannada IV
 HIN103A41  Hindi IV
 Core Papers [All Compulsory]
 ENG103A41  English IV
 JOR204A41  Journalism IV [Radio and New Media Journalism]
 POL204A41  Political Science IV [Western and Eastern Political Thought]
 OEN204A41  Optional English IV [American Literatures]
 HUM402A41  Basic Research Methods
   Generic Elective as per Annexure III
 LSE5A2A41  Life Skills Education
 Course Code  Course Title
 Core Papers [All Compulsory]
 JOR204A51  Journalism V [Reporting ]
 JOR204A52  Journalism VI [Editing Techniques]
 POL204A51  Political Science V [Public Administration]
 POL204A52  Political Science VI [International relations]
 OEN204A51  Optional English V [Indian literatures I]
 OEN204A52  Optional English VI [European and Non – European Literatures I]
 HUM2P4A51  Project / Dissertation / Internship
 EEC5A2A51  EEC Activities as per Annexure II
 Course Code  Course Title
 Core Papers [All Compulsory]
 JOR204A61  Journalism VII [Television and Cinema]
 JOR204A62  Journalism VIII [Advertising and Public Relations]
 POL204A61  Political Science VII [Personnel and Financial Administration]
 POL204A62  Political Science VIII [International Institutions]
 OEN204A61  Optional English VII [Indian Literatures II]
 OEN204A62  Optional English VIII [European and Non-European Literatures II]
 SSP4L2A01  Soft Skills Practices

 Course Code  Course Title
 Second Language [Any One to be Opted]
 AEN161201  Additional English I
 KAN161201  Kannada I
 HIN161201  Hindi I
 Core Papers [All Compulsory]
 ENG161201  English I
 OEN161201  Optional English I [British Literatures I]
 POL151201  Political Science I [Basic Concepts of Political Science]
 JOR161201  Journalism I [Introduction to Mass Communication]
 Non-Core Paper [Mandatory]
 NCS150101  Computer Fundamentals
 Course Code  Course Title
 Second Language [Any One to be Opted]
 AEN162201  Additional English II
 KAN162201  Kannada II
 HIN162201  Hindi II
 Core Papers [All Compulsory]
 ENG162201  English II
 OEN162201  Optional English II [British Literatures II]
 POL152201  Political Science II [Political Theories]
 JOR162201  Journalism II [Print Media Journalism]
 Non-Core Paper [Mandatory]
 NHU150102  Indian Constitution
 Course Code  Course Title
 Second Language [Any One to be Opted]
 AEN163201  Additional English III
 KAN163201  Kannada III
 HIN163201  Hindi III
 Core Papers [All Compulsory]
 ENG163201  English III
 OEN163201  Optional English III [British Literatures III – Victorian and Modern]
 POL153201  Political Science III [Comparative Politics]
 JOR163201  Journalism III [Media Laws and Ethics]
 HUM153201  Basic Research Methods
 Non-Core Paper [Mandatory]
 NHU150101  Environment Studies and Civic Sense
 Course Code  Course Title
 Second Language [Any One to be Opted]
 AEN164201  Additional English IV
 KAN164201  Kannada IV
 HIN164201  Hindi IV
 Core Papers [All Compulsory]
 ENG164201  English IV
 OEN164201  Optional English IV [American Literatures]
 POL154201  Political Science IV [Western and Eastern Political Thought]
 JOR164201  Journalism IV [Basic Audio-Visual Media]
   Choice Based Course
 Add-on Course
   Life Skill Education
 Course Code  Course Title
 Core Papers [All Compulsory]
 OEN165201  Optional English V [Indian Literatures I]
 OEN165202  Optional English VI [European and Non - European Literatures I]
 POL155201  Political Science V [Public Administration]
 POL155202  Political Science VI [International Relations]
 JOR165201  Journalism V [Reporting Methods]
 JOR165202  Journalism VI [Editing Techniques]
 HUM1552P1  Project / Dissertation / Internship
 Add-on Course
   Extension Activities
 Course Code  Course Title
 Core Papers [All Compulsory]
 OEN166201  Optional English VII [Indian Literatures II]
 OEN166202  Optional English VIII [European and Non-European Literatures II]
 POL156201  Political Science VII [Personnel and Financial Administration]
 POL156202  Political Science VIII [International Institutions]
 JOR166201  Journalism VII [Media Management]
 JOR166202  Journalism VIII [Introduction to Advertising and Public Relations]

* A pass in the Non-Core Course is mandatory for pass status; However, marks secured in this Course is not considered for grand total / class / rank

Add–on Course A student has to complete the Add-on course before/during the prescribed semester, as scheduled by the respective department, for obtaining a pass status; however, the credits awarded for the same will not be considered for GPA calculations.

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