The Department of History was established in the year 1999 with the objective of cultivating historical learning, critical thinking and research ability of the students. The department activities enable students to learn from the past and apply to the present for the future growth and prosperity of the individual, society and nation.
At Kristu Jayanti College, all activities aim at a synergy of Knowledge, Skills and Attitudinal development. The department of History through the updated curriculum, field visits, projects and experiential learning activities grooms students and enables holistic development. The department organizes interactive programmes in Archaeology, Art History, Numismatics, Culture and Heritage and other emerging areas. Field visits, exhibition, Debate, Student Presentations, historical movie analysis are regular features of the department that showcases talent and creativity. The department aims to raise sensitivity, awareness, involvement in historical learning, so we can produce competent citizens, public leaders, policy makers and empathetic knowledge leaders of tomorrow.
1. BA HEP
2. BA HTJ
The BA Programme in History provides a detailed study of Indian History as well as the survey of the history of the world in an analytical and comparative approach. It inculcates students to acquire a broad understanding of historical ideas, social and economic developments and popular movements. Regular field visits to historical places at Bangalore, Hampi, Mysore, Sravanabelagola, Wayanad and Coorg are organized. Students are provided opportunities to do historical research in their chosen area of study at the undergraduate level with the guidance of the faculty members. History club organizes exhibitions, Quiz , paper presentations, book reviews and other events regular to inspire students to reveal their talents and creativity.
Add on Courses
1. History for Competitive Exams
2. Cultural Heritage of India
3. Women in Indian Society