Bangalore University offers 4 year BA and BSc courses from this academic year


Bangalore University has announced that it is starting four-year specialization courses for Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees starting in the 2021-22 academic year. The new training courses follow the objectives of the National Education Policy (PNE).

University vice-chancellor Professor KR Venugopal said in a statement that the courses will have multiple entrances and exits. The courses are competency-based, elective and interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary and multidisciplinary in nature, which would provide students with the opportunity to take elective courses in all disciplines in line with the goals of the new NEP, he added.

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Four-year courses would have the option to exit at the end of each year, Professor Venugopal.

“Students who wish to exit in the first year can avail themselves of an arts / science certificate, the exit in the second year will get them a diploma, the exit in the third year will get them a diploma, and the successful four years will get them a diploma. . their BA / BSc Honors, ”the statement read.

Students have the option to continue their studies until graduation as well as the doctorate, the vice-chancellor said. Students can pursue a specialization in a particular field after obtaining a three-year degree, or can undertake research for a year, he added.

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Professor Venugopal said the Honors Bachelor course covers major subjects such as history, economics, political science, sociology, mass communication and journalism, as well as minor subjects such as psychology, performing arts, visual arts, women’s studies, and electives in science, engineering, business and management.

For the science degree, students can opt for the combination of major subjects such as physics, chemistry, mathematics, statistics and computer science and electives in the disciplines of arts, business and management. .

Students must study mathematics at 10 + 2 (pre-university level) to be admitted to the scientific discipline. Professor Venugopal said that the initial course admission is 30 places each for bachelor’s and bachelor’s degree courses.

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