Department of Sociology

Under Graduate

Dept. data last updated on :09/05/2022


B.A. (Hons.) Sociology



The Department offers Compulsory and Optional Courses. (Please see the syllabi.)





Refer to Admission Guide 

6 Semesters/3 Years

B.A. (Hons.) in Sociology is a three-years, full-time course divided into six semesters based on choice based credit system (CBCS). The programme consists of total 140 credits, comprising of 72 credits of main courses, 24 credits each of Subsidiary 1 and Subsidiary 2 courses and 20 credits of foundation courses.


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Sociology is the study of social groups, institutional structures and social interactions among individuals and social groups. More specifically, sociologists examine the cultural, ideological, economic and political contexts of human actions including the processes whereby social institutions are created, maintained, and transformed. It deals with the systems of beliefs and values, the patterns to which social relations conform and the processes whereby social institutions are built. Developing an understanding of these aspects of the sociological tradition, the interrelationship between social order and social change is one of the major objectives of the programme. Another aim is the development of an appreciation for a disciplined inquiry, observation and research analysis of the social phenomena. It also focuses to understand the theoretical approaches, the nature of sociological research methods and major expressions of scientific research within sociology.


Upon successful completion of the B.A. (Hons.) in Sociology Program, the students have:

  1. The knowledge of values, institutions and practices in societies.

  2. The capability of critical understanding and explanation of various social issues.

Program Specific Outcomes

  1. Have multi-dimensional understanding of social order, disorder and change.

  2. Capability of understanding and interpreting everyday life with reason and logic.