BA Mass communication and journalism Liberal Studies

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Bachelor of Arts (Liberal arts) (4 years course)

The complexity and diversity of our globalized world makes a liberal arts education more relevant than ever.

Liberal arts colleges challenge students to think broadly—to explore their interests and to take academic risks. And there are amazing opportunities of meeting individuals who are intellectually passionate students from diverse backgrounds come together to collaborate rather than compete

No matter what profession you see yourself working in—from education to engineering—you’ll need to be able to think critically and communicate clearly. And you’ll need to be able to see the world from another perspective. This is the vital training a liberal arts education offers.

At Silver Oak Univesity, a liberal arts education is meant to be transformative. Silver Oak’s curriculum provides both depth through a chosen major and breadth through a set of distribution requirements. And Silver Oak has created the Education in Action program to ensure that each undergraduate has at least one experiential opportunity—these include internships, community service opportunities, and self-directed projects. Popular majors include:

  • English Literature
  • Economics
  • Psychology
  • Mass communication and journalism

Learning objective:
• Articulate the knowledge and skills students should be able to acquire by the end of a course of study.
• Demonstrate understanding of major findings and ideas in a variety of disciplines beyond the major.
• Demonstrate understanding of methods, skills, tools and systems used in a variety of disciplines, and historical, theoretical, scientific, technological, philosophical, and ethical bases in a variety of disciplines.
• Use appropriate technologies to conduct research on and communicate about topics and questions and to access, evaluate and manage information to prepare and present their work effectively to meet academic, personal, and professional needs.
• Demonstrate critical analysis of arguments and evaluation of an argument's major assertions, its background assumptions, the evidence used to support its assertions, and its explanatory utility.
Learning outcomes:
• Possess Competency and Knowledge in Multiple Fields; demonstrate interdisciplinary connections between two or more liberal arts areas.
• Demonstrate Critical Thinking; problem-solve using evidence-based reasoning to make informed decisions.
• Reflect on Pluralism and Cultural Legacies; understand and appreciate human cultural, historical and social experiences, and be able to relate them to individual experiences.
• Engage in active Collaboration with advisors, faculty, and fellow students; develop the ability to value multiple and differing perspectives.
• Employ Written Communication; articulate to a variety of different groups the value of students’ individual liberal studies plan, their education, and what they have learned.
• Preparation for Global Citizenship; be self-aware, socially responsible, and cultivate a sense of life-long learning.

Semester 1

Core courses Elective courses
1. English Communication
2. Basic Mathematics
3. Science in Everyday Life
4. Introduction to Computer Science
5. Leadership
6. Understanding of Theatrical Arts
7. Foreign Language

Semester 2

Core courses Elective courses (Any 1)
1. Micro Economics 1 1. Styles of Dance
2. Introduction to Psychology 2. Musical Styles
3. Development of Media 3. Fundamentals of Programming and Data Structure
4. Introduction to World Civilization
5. Urban Development and City Governance
6. Foreign Language

Semester 3

Core courses Elective courses (Any 1)
1. Exploration of Literary Forms 1. Basics of Accounting
2. Principles of Management 2. Films and Society
3. Introduction to Environmental Studies 3. Disaster Management and Sustainable Development
4. Introduction to International Relations
5. Applied Psychology
6. Sports
7. Foreign Language

Semester 4

Core courses Elective courses (Any 1)
1. Introduction to Principles of Public Administration and Governance 1. Rural Development in India
2. Basics of Indian Foreign Policy 2. Cognitive Psychology
3. World Classics 3. Advanced Atmospheric Science
4. Macro Economics 1
5. Principles of Marketing
6. Introduction to Environmental
7. Foreign Language

Semester 5

Core courses Minor Core courses
1. Introduction to Print Media 1. Communication Theories and
2. Abnormal Psychology

Semester 6

Core Courses Minor Core Courses
1. Introduction to Electronic Media 1. Advertising and Media Management
2. Research Methodology and Statistics

Semester 7

Core Courses Minor Core Courses
1. Electronic Media Production 1. Public Relations and Corporate Communication
2. Biological Basis of Behaviour

Semester 8

Core Courses Minor Core Courses
1. Electronic Media Production 1. New Media Applications
2. Experimental Psychology

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