B. Sc. - History & Politics (3+1 years)

DETAILS

The School of Liberal Studies (SoLS) offers a flagship B.Sc. research Hons. programme in History and Politics, which provides students with a thorough grounding in the core disciplines of Political Science and History. Graduates of this B.Sc. programme will double major in Political Science and History and have the option of completing a minor in Economics with Data Science, and another minor in Environmental Sciences. 

In this unique transdisciplinary programme, SoLS faculty draw upon the complementarities of Political Science, History, and International Relations, towards shaping an enriching and coherent global programme. The programme, individual courses, and curriculum design are commensurate with those practised in International BA/B.Sc. History and Politics programmes. The faculty deploys intersectional methodologies drawing upon these knowledge systems. The B.Sc. programme prepares students to think creatively about the ideas of social justice, identify problems, and provide innovative solutions, while keeping them grounded, in this rapidly changing world. 

Students will be taught by some of the most eminent academics in the world who have global standing in their subjects. Teachers in the B.Sc. History and Politics programmes have been trained in the leading universities of the world and are specialists in the focus areas of History, Political Science and International Relations.

Duration

Duration of Program

4 Years (8 Semesters)

Seats

Seats

*

Details

PA1

Familiarize students with the latest ‘state of the art’ in History, Political Science and allied disciplines of Economics and Data Science

PA2

To train students in core concepts and theories related to the disciplines.

PA3

Qualitative and Quantitative methodological skills to make sense of real-world data and socio-political and economic issues.

PA4

Application of the concepts to the real-world cases

PA5

Students should be able to establish interconnections between disciplines and issues

PA6

Provide students with skills to frame and identify problems and also provide feasible solutions for vexing policy challenges

PA7

Enable students to articulate, form coherent arguments and improve their presentation skills

PA8

Will provide students opportunity to interact and engage with globally recognised scholars from around the world

PA9

Fellowships in the eighth semester, with archives and policy institutions, would facilitate broad-based learning for students.

PA10

Dissertations under faculty mentorship would enable equip students with the skills and methods training in conducting primary research, which would make them an asset in traditional as well as employment sectors of the future

PO1

Those graduating with a B.Sc. degree in History and Politics, from the School of Liberal Studies (SoLS) at UPES, would be equipped to critically examine modern problems through applied social science frameworks and acquire skills to provide ingenious solutions to the world's complex challenges. Our carefully balanced courses provide students with rigorous training in core disciplines.

PO2

It offers them the flexibility of learning from instructors trained in different social science disciplines enabling them to locate intersectionalities. The programme offers courses on the History of South Asia and its intellectual traditions, contemporary politics, citizenship, climate, sustainability, gender, governance, development, international security, and foreign policy.

PO3

Students will have a firm grounding in theoretical and conceptual issues, complemented by hands-on experience in their real-world applications.

PO4

The programme has a 'praxis’-oriented approach, with a strong field-based component built into the course curriculum. Field-practice-based pedagogy prepares our students for higher education and industry.

  1. This degree will prepare students for higher education in national and global universities. Faculty would be mentoring students applying for MA and PhD programs in the top 250 global universities from August-September, anticipating application deadlines in December-January.
  2. Beyond academic and research positions in highly ranked global institutions, students would have the opportunity to contribute in non-academic sectors such as journalism and mass communication, as researchers for film and television production houses, policy analysts, etc. 
  3. The praxis and solution-based learning will hold students in good stead for jobs in the private sector, industry, policy-based government and non-governmental think tanks.
  4. The faculty would also liaise with UPES’ career services, and continue to mentor students, not interested in pursuing a career in academia, helping them in securing industry-specific roles.

Minimum 50% marks in class X and XII (any Stream)

  1. Math/Eco/ Political Sc. in 12th will be preferred.
  2. Non-Mathematics background students will undergo Remedial Mathematics module in Semester 1.

Aptitude Test/ Valid JEE Score/ CUET

  • Compulsory Taught Courses - Credits: 108
  • Dissertation and Fellowship (Eighth Semester): 9+9+6 = 24
  • Core Courses (Total Credits): 132

Students can opt for minors from other programmes or pursue additional elective courses to fulfil their remaining credits, after completing their minors in Economics Data Science, and Environmental Sciences

  • Total Credits to be completed in four years: 160
  • Credits in Majors - History: 54, Political Science: 54; Dissertation: 18 (9+9), Fellowship: 6

 

Core

Electives

Sem – 1 Total 6 credits. All courses in the first semester are foundational courses in SoLS.

 

Politics in India (3 credits)

Ideas of India (3 credits)

 

 

 

 

Sem – 2 (Total 12 credits, History: 3, Political Science: 9)

 

 

Introduction to Political Economy (3 Credits)

Political Science Research Methods (3 credits)

Introduction to Comparative Politics (3 Credits)

Gandhian approaches to Peace and Conflict Studies (3 Credits)

 

 

 

 

Introduction to Climate and Sustainability (3 credits)

 

Environmental Sociology (3 credits)

Introductory Indian Language 1 (3 Credits): Marathi/ Gujarati/ Bengali/ Tamil/ Telugu/ Urdu

Introductory European Language 1 (3 Credits): Portuguese/ Dutch/ French

 

 

Sem – 3 (Total credits: 15, History: 9, Political Science: 6)

 

History of Ideas (South Asia) c. 1500 BC to 1947 (3 credits)

 

History of Ideas (India) 1947 to contemporary times (3 credits)

Introduction to International Relations (3 Credits)

History of Contemporary India, 1947 – 2000 (3 credits)

Connected Political Histories of the Twentieth Century: India and the World, 1914 - 1991 (3 credits)

 

 

 

 

Global Politics (3 credits)

 

Public policies, Governance, and Institutions (3 credits)

 

Introduction to India’s Foreign Policy Since Independence (3 credits)

 

Intermediate Indian Language (3 Credits): Marathi/ Gujarati/ Bengali/ Tamil/ Telugu/ Urdu 

Intermediate European Language (3 Credits): French / Portuguese/ Dutch

Institutions of Culture and Making of Modern India (3 credits)

Histories of Environment (4 Credits)

 

Sem - 4 Total credits: 20; History: 12, Political Science: 11 (including 3 from Economics)

 

International Organizations and Development (3 credits)

 

Western Political Thought: Classical Political Philosophy (3 Credits

Indian Constitution: A Living Document? (2 Credits)

Global Migration and Citizenship (3 Credits)

Colonialism and Capitalism in India, 1505 - 1950 (3 credits)

Approaches to Historical Research (3 credits)

From Rebellion to the Struggle for Freedom, 1857 - 1947 (3 credits)

Environment and Development (from Economics core grid- 3 credits)

United Nation's SDGs and India: Questions on Development (3 Credits)

 

Transparency, Accountability and Corruption (3 Credits)

 

India’s strategic culture (3 credits)

Class and Caste in Indian History (3 credits)

Advanced Indian Language Skills (3 Credits): Marathi/ Gujarati/ Bengali/ Tamil/ Telugu/ Urdu

Advanced European Language Skills (3 Credits): French/ Portuguese/ Dutch

 

 

 

Sem – 5 (Total Credits: 15; History: 12 (including 3 from Economics), Political Science: 9

 

Introduction to Political Sociology (3 Credits)

Evolution of the State in Ancient and Medieval India (3 Credits)

 

Formation of the Modern State (3 credits)

 

Energy and Geopolitics (3 Credits)

Indian Political Thought, c. 3rd Century BCE - 1963 (3 Credits)

 

Indian Economy Since 1947 (from Economics core grid- 3 credits)

Undergraduate students will opt for a supervisor in the beginning of the semester and present a synopsis by the last week of term. They would have to submit their final dissertation (min. 10000 words, max. 15000 words) by the 7th Semester.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Applied IR and Geopolitics (3 Credits)

Legal History and Judicial Systems in the subcontinent, c. 400 BCE - 1950 (3 Credits)

India and its Place in the Contemporary World (3 Credits)

 

Environmental Economics (from Economics core grid- 3 credits)

 

 

Sem – 6 (Total Credits: 19; History: 9, Political Science: 10)

 

Institutions of Global Governance and Development (3 credits)

 

Public Policy and Governance: Locating solutions amidst challenges and pitfalls (3 Credits)

 

Politics of Climate Change (4 credits)

 

Applied History, Public Policy and Pedagogy: History of Education in India and contemporary challenges (3 Credits)

History through Cinema: India and its many cinemas (3 credits)

Science, Technology, and Society, in South Asia, c. 1500 BCE - 1984 (3 Credits)

 

 

 

 

Indian Political Thought, c. 3rd Century BCE - 1963 (3 Credits)

 

Gender and Politics (3 Credits)

 

International Security (3 Credits)

East - West Transactions in Global Intellectual History and Political Philosophy (3 Credits)

History of Medicine in Ancient and Medieval India (3 Credits)

Rupture and Continuity in Medieval India (3 credits)

 

Optional for those interested in pursuing further research: Special program mentoring students applying for MA and PhD programs in top 250 global universities from August-September, anticipating application deadlines in December-January.

 

Sem – 7 (Total Credits: 15; History: 9, Political Science: 6)

 

Governance, Development and Politics of Welfare (3 credits)

 

Public Administration and Management (3 credits)

History of Religions (3 credits)

Contestation, Assimilation and Pluralism in Indian History, c. 3300 BCE to 1992 (3 Credits)

History of Democracy and Democratic Institutions, c. 600 BCE - 1950 (3 Credits)

 

 

 

 

 

Radicalisms and Revolutions: Perspectives from the Global South (3 Credits)

 

Politics, Technology and Surveillance (3 credits)

 

Citizenship and Human Rights (3 Credits)

Histories of Environment (4 Credits)

 

 

Sem -8 (Total Credits: 24)

 

 

Undergraduate students will opt for a supervisor in History and a supervisor in Political Science and present a synopsis for each programme by the end of their fifth semester. After their synopses has been accepted, they would be allowed to work on two final dissertations (each 9 credits: min. 10000 words, max. 15000 words).

Additionally, the students would also be engaged in a fellowship programme with an archive or a policy institution. This would account for 6 credits. Final grade based on dissertation. Students are informed of their grade upon successful completion of fellowship.

Dissertation: 18 (9+9) credits

Fellowship: 6 credits

 

 

Additional advantages of the B.Sc. History & Politics research undergraduate programme:

Compulsory Taught Courses - Credits: 108

Dissertation and Fellowship (Eighth Semester): 9+9+6 = 24

Core Courses (Total Credits): 132

Students can opt for minors from other programmes or pursue additional elective courses to fulfil their remaining credits, after completing their minors in Economics and Data Science, and Environmental Sciences

Total Credits to be completed in four years: 160

 

Credits in Majors - History: 54, Political Science: 54; Dissertation: 18 (9+9), Fellowship: 6

 

Core

Electives

Sem – 1 Total 6 credits. All courses in the first semester are foundational courses in SoLS.

 

Politics in India (3 credits)

Ideas of India (3 credits)

 

 

 

 

Sem – 2 (Total 12 credits, History: 3, Political Science: 9)

 

 

Introduction to Political Economy (3 Credits)

Political Science Research Methods (3 credits)

Introduction to Comparative Politics (3 Credits)

Gandhian approaches to Peace and Conflict Studies (3 Credits)

 

 

 

 

Introduction to Climate and Sustainability (3 credits)

 

Environmental Sociology (3 credits)

Introductory Indian Language 1 (3 Credits): Marathi/ Gujarati/ Bengali/ Tamil/ Telugu/ Urdu

Introductory European Language 1 (3 Credits): Portuguese/ Dutch/ French

 

 

Sem – 3 (Total credits: 15, History: 9, Political Science: 6)

 

History of Ideas (South Asia) c. 1500 BC to 1947 (3 credits)

 

History of Ideas (India) 1947 to contemporary times (3 credits)

Introduction to International Relations (3 Credits)

History of Contemporary India, 1947 – 2000 (3 credits)

Connected Political Histories of the Twentieth Century: India and the World, 1914 - 1991 (3 credits)

 

 

 

 

Global Politics (3 credits)

 

Public policies, Governance, and Institutions (3 credits)

 

Introduction to India’s Foreign Policy Since Independence (3 credits)

 

Intermediate Indian Language (3 Credits): Marathi/ Gujarati/ Bengali/ Tamil/ Telugu/ Urdu 

Intermediate European Language (3 Credits): French / Portuguese/ Dutch

Institutions of Culture and Making of Modern India (3 credits)

Histories of Environment (4 Credits)

 

Sem - 4 Total credits: 20; History: 12, Political Science: 11 (including 3 from Economics)

 

International Organizations and Development (3 credits)

 

Western Political Thought: Classical Political Philosophy (3 Credits

Indian Constitution: A Living Document? (2 Credits)

Global Migration and Citizenship (3 Credits)

Colonialism and Capitalism in India, 1505 - 1950 (3 credits)

Approaches to Historical Research (3 credits)

From Rebellion to the Struggle for Freedom, 1857 - 1947 (3 credits)

Environment and Development (from Economics core grid- 3 credits)

United Nation's SDGs and India: Questions on Development (3 Credits)

 

Transparency, Accountability and Corruption (3 Credits)

 

India’s strategic culture (3 credits)

Class and Caste in Indian History (3 credits)

Advanced Indian Language Skills (3 Credits): Marathi/ Gujarati/ Bengali/ Tamil/ Telugu/ Urdu

Advanced European Language Skills (3 Credits): French/ Portuguese/ Dutch

 

 

 

Sem – 5 (Total Credits: 15; History: 12 (including 3 from Economics), Political Science: 9

 

Introduction to Political Sociology (3 Credits)

Evolution of the State in Ancient and Medieval India (3 Credits)

 

Formation of the Modern State (3 credits)

 

Energy and Geopolitics (3 Credits)

Indian Political Thought, c. 3rd Century BCE - 1963 (3 Credits)

 

Indian Economy Since 1947 (from Economics core grid- 3 credits)

Undergraduate students will opt for a supervisor in the beginning of the semester and present a synopsis by the last week of term. They would have to submit their final dissertation (min. 10000 words, max. 15000 words) by the 7th Semester.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Applied IR and Geopolitics (3 Credits)

Legal History and Judicial Systems in the subcontinent, c. 400 BCE - 1950 (3 Credits)

India and its Place in the Contemporary World (3 Credits)

 

Environmental Economics (from Economics core grid- 3 credits)

 

 

Sem – 6 (Total Credits: 19; History: 9, Political Science: 10)

 

Institutions of Global Governance and Development (3 credits)

 

Public Policy and Governance: Locating solutions amidst challenges and pitfalls (3 Credits)

 

Politics of Climate Change (4 credits)

 

Applied History, Public Policy and Pedagogy: History of Education in India and contemporary challenges (3 Credits)

History through Cinema: India and its many cinemas (3 credits)

Science, Technology, and Society, in South Asia, c. 1500 BCE - 1984 (3 Credits)

 

 

 

 

Indian Political Thought, c. 3rd Century BCE - 1963 (3 Credits)

 

Gender and Politics (3 Credits)

 

International Security (3 Credits)

East - West Transactions in Global Intellectual History and Political Philosophy (3 Credits)

History of Medicine in Ancient and Medieval India (3 Credits)

Rupture and Continuity in Medieval India (3 credits)

 

Optional for those interested in pursuing further research: Special program mentoring students applying for MA and PhD programs in top 250 global universities from August-September, anticipating application deadlines in December-January.

 

Sem – 7 (Total Credits: 15; History: 9, Political Science: 6)

 

Governance, Development and Politics of Welfare (3 credits)

 

Public Administration and Management (3 credits)

History of Religions (3 credits)

Contestation, Assimilation and Pluralism in Indian History, c. 3300 BCE to 1992 (3 Credits)

History of Democracy and Democratic Institutions, c. 600 BCE - 1950 (3 Credits)

 

 

 

 

 

Radicalisms and Revolutions: Perspectives from the Global South (3 Credits)

 

Politics, Technology and Surveillance (3 credits)

 

Citizenship and Human Rights (3 Credits)

Histories of Environment (4 Credits)

 

 

Sem -8 (Total Credits: 24)

 

 

Undergraduate students will opt for a supervisor in History and a supervisor in Political Science and present a synopsis for each programme by the end of their fifth semester. After their synopses has been accepted, they would be allowed to work on two final dissertations (each 9 credits: min. 10000 words, max. 15000 words).

Additionally, the students would also be engaged in a fellowship programme with an archive or a policy institution. This would account for 6 credits. Final grade based on dissertation. Students are informed of their grade upon successful completion of fellowship.

Dissertation: 18 (9+9) credits

Fellowship: 6 credits

 

 

Additional advantages of the B.Sc. History & Politics research undergraduate programme:

Students graduate with a dual minor in Economics and Data Science, and Environmental Sciences

Minor in Economics and Data Science (20 credits)

Compulsory Taught Courses - Credits: 108

Dissertation and Fellowship (Eighth Semester): 9+9+6 = 24

Core Courses (Total Credits): 132

Students can opt for minors from other programmes or pursue additional elective courses to fulfil their remaining credits, after completing their minors in Economics and Data Science, and Environmental Sciences

Total Credits to be completed in four years: 160

 

Credits in Majors - History: 54, Political Science: 54; Dissertation: 18 (9+9), Fellowship: 6

 

Core

Electives

Sem – 1 Total 6 credits. All courses in the first semester are foundational courses in SoLS.

 

Politics in India (3 credits)

Ideas of India (3 credits)

 

 

 

 

Sem – 2 (Total 12 credits, History: 3, Political Science: 9)

 

 

Introduction to Political Economy (3 Credits)

Political Science Research Methods (3 credits)

Introduction to Comparative Politics (3 Credits)

Gandhian approaches to Peace and Conflict Studies (3 Credits)

 

 

 

 

Introduction to Climate and Sustainability (3 credits)

 

Environmental Sociology (3 credits)

Introductory Indian Language 1 (3 Credits): Marathi/ Gujarati/ Bengali/ Tamil/ Telugu/ Urdu

Introductory European Language 1 (3 Credits): Portuguese/ Dutch/ French

 

 

Sem – 3 (Total credits: 15, History: 9, Political Science: 6)

 

History of Ideas (South Asia) c. 1500 BC to 1947 (3 credits)

 

History of Ideas (India) 1947 to contemporary times (3 credits)

Introduction to International Relations (3 Credits)

History of Contemporary India, 1947 – 2000 (3 credits)

Connected Political Histories of the Twentieth Century: India and the World, 1914 - 1991 (3 credits)

 

 

 

 

Global Politics (3 credits)

 

Public policies, Governance, and Institutions (3 credits)

 

Introduction to India’s Foreign Policy Since Independence (3 credits)

 

Intermediate Indian Language (3 Credits): Marathi/ Gujarati/ Bengali/ Tamil/ Telugu/ Urdu 

Intermediate European Language (3 Credits): French / Portuguese/ Dutch

Institutions of Culture and Making of Modern India (3 credits)

Histories of Environment (4 Credits)

 

Sem - 4 Total credits: 20; History: 12, Political Science: 11 (including 3 from Economics)

 

International Organizations and Development (3 credits)

 

Western Political Thought: Classical Political Philosophy (3 Credits

Indian Constitution: A Living Document? (2 Credits)

Global Migration and Citizenship (3 Credits)

Colonialism and Capitalism in India, 1505 - 1950 (3 credits)

Approaches to Historical Research (3 credits)

From Rebellion to the Struggle for Freedom, 1857 - 1947 (3 credits)

Environment and Development (from Economics core grid- 3 credits)

United Nation's SDGs and India: Questions on Development (3 Credits)

 

Transparency, Accountability and Corruption (3 Credits)

 

India’s strategic culture (3 credits)

Class and Caste in Indian History (3 credits)

Advanced Indian Language Skills (3 Credits): Marathi/ Gujarati/ Bengali/ Tamil/ Telugu/ Urdu

Advanced European Language Skills (3 Credits): French/ Portuguese/ Dutch

 

 

 

Sem – 5 (Total Credits: 15; History: 12 (including 3 from Economics), Political Science: 9

 

Introduction to Political Sociology (3 Credits)

Evolution of the State in Ancient and Medieval India (3 Credits)

 

Formation of the Modern State (3 credits)

 

Energy and Geopolitics (3 Credits)

Indian Political Thought, c. 3rd Century BCE - 1963 (3 Credits)

 

Indian Economy Since 1947 (from Economics core grid- 3 credits)

Undergraduate students will opt for a supervisor in the beginning of the semester and present a synopsis by the last week of term. They would have to submit their final dissertation (min. 10000 words, max. 15000 words) by the 7th Semester.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Applied IR and Geopolitics (3 Credits)

Legal History and Judicial Systems in the subcontinent, c. 400 BCE - 1950 (3 Credits)

India and its Place in the Contemporary World (3 Credits)

 

Environmental Economics (from Economics core grid- 3 credits)

 

 

Sem – 6 (Total Credits: 19; History: 9, Political Science: 10)

 

Institutions of Global Governance and Development (3 credits)

 

Public Policy and Governance: Locating solutions amidst challenges and pitfalls (3 Credits)

 

Politics of Climate Change (4 credits)

 

Applied History, Public Policy and Pedagogy: History of Education in India and contemporary challenges (3 Credits)

History through Cinema: India and its many cinemas (3 credits)

Science, Technology, and Society, in South Asia, c. 1500 BCE - 1984 (3 Credits)

 

 

 

 

Indian Political Thought, c. 3rd Century BCE - 1963 (3 Credits)

 

Gender and Politics (3 Credits)

 

International Security (3 Credits)

East - West Transactions in Global Intellectual History and Political Philosophy (3 Credits)

History of Medicine in Ancient and Medieval India (3 Credits)

Rupture and Continuity in Medieval India (3 credits)

 

Optional for those interested in pursuing further research: Special program mentoring students applying for MA and PhD programs in top 250 global universities from August-September, anticipating application deadlines in December-January.

 

Sem – 7 (Total Credits: 15; History: 9, Political Science: 6)

 

Governance, Development and Politics of Welfare (3 credits)

 

Public Administration and Management (3 credits)

History of Religions (3 credits)

Contestation, Assimilation and Pluralism in Indian History, c. 3300 BCE to 1992 (3 Credits)

History of Democracy and Democratic Institutions, c. 600 BCE - 1950 (3 Credits)

 

 

 

 

 

Radicalisms and Revolutions: Perspectives from the Global South (3 Credits)

 

Politics, Technology and Surveillance (3 credits)

 

Citizenship and Human Rights (3 Credits)

Histories of Environment (4 Credits)

 

 

Sem -8 (Total Credits: 24)

 

 

Undergraduate students will opt for a supervisor in History and a supervisor in Political Science and present a synopsis for each programme by the end of their fifth semester. After their synopses has been accepted, they would be allowed to work on two final dissertations (each 9 credits: min. 10000 words, max. 15000 words).

Additionally, the students would also be engaged in a fellowship programme with an archive or a policy institution. This would account for 6 credits. Final grade based on dissertation. Students are informed of their grade upon successful completion of fellowship.

Dissertation: 18 (9+9) credits

Fellowship: 6 credits

 

 

Additional advantages of the B.Sc. History & Politics research undergraduate programme:

Students graduate with dual minor in Economics and Data Science, and Environmental Sciences

                          Minor in Economics and Data Science (20 credits)

Semester

Prerequisites of 8 credits (Introduction to Data Science, Microeconomics I and Macroeconomics I from Sem 1 & 2) to be completed. Remaining courses from Economics are all open courses available as options for a Minor.

Semester 1

Introduction to Data Science

2

Semester 2

Microeconomics I

3

Macroeconomics I

3

Introduction to Political Economy

3

Semester 4

Environment and Development

3

Semester 5

Environmental Economics

3

Indian Economy since 1947

3

Total credits

20

 

                     Minor in Environmental Sciences (20 credits):

Semester 1: Economics - Environmental Studies (4 credits)

Semester 2: Sociology - Environmental Sociology (3 credits)

Semester 3: History - Histories of Environment (4 Credits)

Semester 4: Economics - Environment and Development (3 credits)

Semester 5: Economics – Environmental Economics (3 credits)

Semester 6: Political Science - Politics of Climate Change (3 credits)

 

Prerequisites of 8 credits (Introduction to Data Science, Microeconomics I and Macroeconomics I from Sem 1 & 2) to be completed. Remaining courses from Economics are all open courses available as options for a Minor.

Semester 1

Introduction to Data Science

2

Semester 2

Microeconomics I

3

Macroeconomics I

3

Introduction to Political Economy

3

Semester 4

Environment and Development

3

Semester 5

Environmental Economics

3

Indian Economy since 1947

3

Total credits

20

 

                     Minor in Environmental Sciences (20 credits):

Semester 1: Economics - Environmental Studies (4 credits)

Semester 2: Sociology - Environmental Sociology (3 credits)

Semester 3: History - Histories of Environment (4 Credits)

Semester 4: Economics - Environment and Development (3 credits)

Semester 5: Economics – Environmental Economics (3 credits)

Semester 6: Political Science - Politics of Climate Change (3 credits)

 

                          Minor in Economics and Data Science (20 credits)

Semester

Prerequisites of 8 credits (Introduction to Data Science, Microeconomics I and Macroeconomics I from Sem 1 & 2) to be completed. Remaining courses from Economics are all open courses available as options for a Minor.

Semester 1

Introduction to Data Science

2

Semester 2

Microeconomics I

3

Macroeconomics I

3

Introduction to Political Economy

3

Semester 4

Environment and Development

3

Semester 5

Environmental Economics

3

Indian Economy since 1947

3

Total credits

20

 

                     Minor in Environmental Sciences (20 credits):

Semester 1: Economics - Environmental Studies (4 credits)

Semester 2: Sociology - Environmental Sociology (3 credits)

Semester 3: History - Histories of Environment (4 Credits)

Semester 4: Economics - Environment and Development (3 credits)

Semester 5: Economics – Environmental Economics (3 credits)

Semester 6: Political Science - Politics of Climate Change (3 credits)

 

Details

Programme Attributes

PA1

Familiarize students with the latest ‘state of the art’ in History, Political Science and allied disciplines of Economics and Data Science

PA2

To train students in core concepts and theories related to the disciplines.

PA3

Qualitative and Quantitative methodological skills to make sense of real-world data and socio-political and economic issues.

PA4

Application of the concepts to the real-world cases

PA5

Students should be able to establish interconnections between disciplines and issues

PA6

Provide students with skills to frame and identify problems and also provide feasible solutions for vexing policy challenges

PA7

Enable students to articulate, form coherent arguments and improve their presentation skills

PA8

Will provide students opportunity to interact and engage with globally recognised scholars from around the world

PA9

Fellowships in the eighth semester, with archives and policy institutions, would facilitate broad-based learning for students.

PA10

Dissertations under faculty mentorship would enable equip students with the skills and methods training in conducting primary research, which would make them an asset in traditional as well as employment sectors of the future

Programme Outcomes

PO1

Those graduating with a B.Sc. degree in History and Politics, from the School of Liberal Studies (SoLS) at UPES, would be equipped to critically examine modern problems through applied social science frameworks and acquire skills to provide ingenious solutions to the world's complex challenges. Our carefully balanced courses provide students with rigorous training in core disciplines.

PO2

It offers them the flexibility of learning from instructors trained in different social science disciplines enabling them to locate intersectionalities. The programme offers courses on the History of South Asia and its intellectual traditions, contemporary politics, citizenship, climate, sustainability, gender, governance, development, international security, and foreign policy.

PO3

Students will have a firm grounding in theoretical and conceptual issues, complemented by hands-on experience in their real-world applications.

PO4

The programme has a 'praxis’-oriented approach, with a strong field-based component built into the course curriculum. Field-practice-based pedagogy prepares our students for higher education and industry.

Career Prospects
  1. This degree will prepare students for higher education in national and global universities. Faculty would be mentoring students applying for MA and PhD programs in the top 250 global universities from August-September, anticipating application deadlines in December-January.
  2. Beyond academic and research positions in highly ranked global institutions, students would have the opportunity to contribute in non-academic sectors such as journalism and mass communication, as researchers for film and television production houses, policy analysts, etc. 
  3. The praxis and solution-based learning will hold students in good stead for jobs in the private sector, industry, policy-based government and non-governmental think tanks.
  4. The faculty would also liaise with UPES’ career services, and continue to mentor students, not interested in pursuing a career in academia, helping them in securing industry-specific roles.
Eligibility

Minimum 50% marks in class X and XII (any Stream)

  1. Math/Eco/ Political Sc. in 12th will be preferred.
  2. Non-Mathematics background students will undergo Remedial Mathematics module in Semester 1.
Selection Criteria

Aptitude Test/ Valid JEE Score/ CUET

Curriculum
  • Compulsory Taught Courses - Credits: 108
  • Dissertation and Fellowship (Eighth Semester): 9+9+6 = 24
  • Core Courses (Total Credits): 132

Students can opt for minors from other programmes or pursue additional elective courses to fulfil their remaining credits, after completing their minors in Economics Data Science, and Environmental Sciences

  • Total Credits to be completed in four years: 160
  • Credits in Majors - History: 54, Political Science: 54; Dissertation: 18 (9+9), Fellowship: 6

 

Core

Electives

Sem – 1 Total 6 credits. All courses in the first semester are foundational courses in SoLS.

 

Politics in India (3 credits)

Ideas of India (3 credits)

 

 

 

 

Sem – 2 (Total 12 credits, History: 3, Political Science: 9)

 

 

Introduction to Political Economy (3 Credits)

Political Science Research Methods (3 credits)

Introduction to Comparative Politics (3 Credits)

Gandhian approaches to Peace and Conflict Studies (3 Credits)

 

 

 

 

Introduction to Climate and Sustainability (3 credits)

 

Environmental Sociology (3 credits)

Introductory Indian Language 1 (3 Credits): Marathi/ Gujarati/ Bengali/ Tamil/ Telugu/ Urdu

Introductory European Language 1 (3 Credits): Portuguese/ Dutch/ French

 

 

Sem – 3 (Total credits: 15, History: 9, Political Science: 6)

 

History of Ideas (South Asia) c. 1500 BC to 1947 (3 credits)

 

History of Ideas (India) 1947 to contemporary times (3 credits)

Introduction to International Relations (3 Credits)

History of Contemporary India, 1947 – 2000 (3 credits)

Connected Political Histories of the Twentieth Century: India and the World, 1914 - 1991 (3 credits)

 

 

 

 

Global Politics (3 credits)

 

Public policies, Governance, and Institutions (3 credits)

 

Introduction to India’s Foreign Policy Since Independence (3 credits)

 

Intermediate Indian Language (3 Credits): Marathi/ Gujarati/ Bengali/ Tamil/ Telugu/ Urdu 

Intermediate European Language (3 Credits): French / Portuguese/ Dutch

Institutions of Culture and Making of Modern India (3 credits)

Histories of Environment (4 Credits)

 

Sem - 4 Total credits: 20; History: 12, Political Science: 11 (including 3 from Economics)

 

International Organizations and Development (3 credits)

 

Western Political Thought: Classical Political Philosophy (3 Credits

Indian Constitution: A Living Document? (2 Credits)

Global Migration and Citizenship (3 Credits)

Colonialism and Capitalism in India, 1505 - 1950 (3 credits)

Approaches to Historical Research (3 credits)

From Rebellion to the Struggle for Freedom, 1857 - 1947 (3 credits)

Environment and Development (from Economics core grid- 3 credits)

United Nation's SDGs and India: Questions on Development (3 Credits)

 

Transparency, Accountability and Corruption (3 Credits)

 

India’s strategic culture (3 credits)

Class and Caste in Indian History (3 credits)

Advanced Indian Language Skills (3 Credits): Marathi/ Gujarati/ Bengali/ Tamil/ Telugu/ Urdu

Advanced European Language Skills (3 Credits): French/ Portuguese/ Dutch

 

 

 

Sem – 5 (Total Credits: 15; History: 12 (including 3 from Economics), Political Science: 9

 

Introduction to Political Sociology (3 Credits)

Evolution of the State in Ancient and Medieval India (3 Credits)

 

Formation of the Modern State (3 credits)

 

Energy and Geopolitics (3 Credits)

Indian Political Thought, c. 3rd Century BCE - 1963 (3 Credits)

 

Indian Economy Since 1947 (from Economics core grid- 3 credits)

Undergraduate students will opt for a supervisor in the beginning of the semester and present a synopsis by the last week of term. They would have to submit their final dissertation (min. 10000 words, max. 15000 words) by the 7th Semester.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Applied IR and Geopolitics (3 Credits)

Legal History and Judicial Systems in the subcontinent, c. 400 BCE - 1950 (3 Credits)

India and its Place in the Contemporary World (3 Credits)

 

Environmental Economics (from Economics core grid- 3 credits)

 

 

Sem – 6 (Total Credits: 19; History: 9, Political Science: 10)

 

Institutions of Global Governance and Development (3 credits)

 

Public Policy and Governance: Locating solutions amidst challenges and pitfalls (3 Credits)

 

Politics of Climate Change (4 credits)

 

Applied History, Public Policy and Pedagogy: History of Education in India and contemporary challenges (3 Credits)

History through Cinema: India and its many cinemas (3 credits)

Science, Technology, and Society, in South Asia, c. 1500 BCE - 1984 (3 Credits)

 

 

 

 

Indian Political Thought, c. 3rd Century BCE - 1963 (3 Credits)

 

Gender and Politics (3 Credits)

 

International Security (3 Credits)

East - West Transactions in Global Intellectual History and Political Philosophy (3 Credits)

History of Medicine in Ancient and Medieval India (3 Credits)

Rupture and Continuity in Medieval India (3 credits)

 

Optional for those interested in pursuing further research: Special program mentoring students applying for MA and PhD programs in top 250 global universities from August-September, anticipating application deadlines in December-January.

 

Sem – 7 (Total Credits: 15; History: 9, Political Science: 6)

 

Governance, Development and Politics of Welfare (3 credits)

 

Public Administration and Management (3 credits)

History of Religions (3 credits)

Contestation, Assimilation and Pluralism in Indian History, c. 3300 BCE to 1992 (3 Credits)

History of Democracy and Democratic Institutions, c. 600 BCE - 1950 (3 Credits)

 

 

 

 

 

Radicalisms and Revolutions: Perspectives from the Global South (3 Credits)

 

Politics, Technology and Surveillance (3 credits)

 

Citizenship and Human Rights (3 Credits)

Histories of Environment (4 Credits)

 

 

Sem -8 (Total Credits: 24)

 

 

Undergraduate students will opt for a supervisor in History and a supervisor in Political Science and present a synopsis for each programme by the end of their fifth semester. After their synopses has been accepted, they would be allowed to work on two final dissertations (each 9 credits: min. 10000 words, max. 15000 words).

Additionally, the students would also be engaged in a fellowship programme with an archive or a policy institution. This would account for 6 credits. Final grade based on dissertation. Students are informed of their grade upon successful completion of fellowship.

Dissertation: 18 (9+9) credits

Fellowship: 6 credits

 

 

Additional advantages of the B.Sc. History & Politics research undergraduate programme:

Compulsory Taught Courses - Credits: 108

Dissertation and Fellowship (Eighth Semester): 9+9+6 = 24

Core Courses (Total Credits): 132

Students can opt for minors from other programmes or pursue additional elective courses to fulfil their remaining credits, after completing their minors in Economics and Data Science, and Environmental Sciences

Total Credits to be completed in four years: 160

 

Credits in Majors - History: 54, Political Science: 54; Dissertation: 18 (9+9), Fellowship: 6

 

Core

Electives

Sem – 1 Total 6 credits. All courses in the first semester are foundational courses in SoLS.

 

Politics in India (3 credits)

Ideas of India (3 credits)

 

 

 

 

Sem – 2 (Total 12 credits, History: 3, Political Science: 9)

 

 

Introduction to Political Economy (3 Credits)

Political Science Research Methods (3 credits)

Introduction to Comparative Politics (3 Credits)

Gandhian approaches to Peace and Conflict Studies (3 Credits)

 

 

 

 

Introduction to Climate and Sustainability (3 credits)

 

Environmental Sociology (3 credits)

Introductory Indian Language 1 (3 Credits): Marathi/ Gujarati/ Bengali/ Tamil/ Telugu/ Urdu

Introductory European Language 1 (3 Credits): Portuguese/ Dutch/ French

 

 

Sem – 3 (Total credits: 15, History: 9, Political Science: 6)

 

History of Ideas (South Asia) c. 1500 BC to 1947 (3 credits)

 

History of Ideas (India) 1947 to contemporary times (3 credits)

Introduction to International Relations (3 Credits)

History of Contemporary India, 1947 – 2000 (3 credits)

Connected Political Histories of the Twentieth Century: India and the World, 1914 - 1991 (3 credits)

 

 

 

 

Global Politics (3 credits)

 

Public policies, Governance, and Institutions (3 credits)

 

Introduction to India’s Foreign Policy Since Independence (3 credits)

 

Intermediate Indian Language (3 Credits): Marathi/ Gujarati/ Bengali/ Tamil/ Telugu/ Urdu 

Intermediate European Language (3 Credits): French / Portuguese/ Dutch

Institutions of Culture and Making of Modern India (3 credits)

Histories of Environment (4 Credits)

 

Sem - 4 Total credits: 20; History: 12, Political Science: 11 (including 3 from Economics)

 

International Organizations and Development (3 credits)

 

Western Political Thought: Classical Political Philosophy (3 Credits

Indian Constitution: A Living Document? (2 Credits)

Global Migration and Citizenship (3 Credits)

Colonialism and Capitalism in India, 1505 - 1950 (3 credits)

Approaches to Historical Research (3 credits)

From Rebellion to the Struggle for Freedom, 1857 - 1947 (3 credits)

Environment and Development (from Economics core grid- 3 credits)

United Nation's SDGs and India: Questions on Development (3 Credits)

 

Transparency, Accountability and Corruption (3 Credits)

 

India’s strategic culture (3 credits)

Class and Caste in Indian History (3 credits)

Advanced Indian Language Skills (3 Credits): Marathi/ Gujarati/ Bengali/ Tamil/ Telugu/ Urdu

Advanced European Language Skills (3 Credits): French/ Portuguese/ Dutch

 

 

 

Sem – 5 (Total Credits: 15; History: 12 (including 3 from Economics), Political Science: 9

 

Introduction to Political Sociology (3 Credits)

Evolution of the State in Ancient and Medieval India (3 Credits)

 

Formation of the Modern State (3 credits)

 

Energy and Geopolitics (3 Credits)

Indian Political Thought, c. 3rd Century BCE - 1963 (3 Credits)

 

Indian Economy Since 1947 (from Economics core grid- 3 credits)

Undergraduate students will opt for a supervisor in the beginning of the semester and present a synopsis by the last week of term. They would have to submit their final dissertation (min. 10000 words, max. 15000 words) by the 7th Semester.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Applied IR and Geopolitics (3 Credits)

Legal History and Judicial Systems in the subcontinent, c. 400 BCE - 1950 (3 Credits)

India and its Place in the Contemporary World (3 Credits)

 

Environmental Economics (from Economics core grid- 3 credits)

 

 

Sem – 6 (Total Credits: 19; History: 9, Political Science: 10)

 

Institutions of Global Governance and Development (3 credits)

 

Public Policy and Governance: Locating solutions amidst challenges and pitfalls (3 Credits)

 

Politics of Climate Change (4 credits)

 

Applied History, Public Policy and Pedagogy: History of Education in India and contemporary challenges (3 Credits)

History through Cinema: India and its many cinemas (3 credits)

Science, Technology, and Society, in South Asia, c. 1500 BCE - 1984 (3 Credits)

 

 

 

 

Indian Political Thought, c. 3rd Century BCE - 1963 (3 Credits)

 

Gender and Politics (3 Credits)

 

International Security (3 Credits)

East - West Transactions in Global Intellectual History and Political Philosophy (3 Credits)

History of Medicine in Ancient and Medieval India (3 Credits)

Rupture and Continuity in Medieval India (3 credits)

 

Optional for those interested in pursuing further research: Special program mentoring students applying for MA and PhD programs in top 250 global universities from August-September, anticipating application deadlines in December-January.

 

Sem – 7 (Total Credits: 15; History: 9, Political Science: 6)

 

Governance, Development and Politics of Welfare (3 credits)

 

Public Administration and Management (3 credits)

History of Religions (3 credits)

Contestation, Assimilation and Pluralism in Indian History, c. 3300 BCE to 1992 (3 Credits)

History of Democracy and Democratic Institutions, c. 600 BCE - 1950 (3 Credits)

 

 

 

 

 

Radicalisms and Revolutions: Perspectives from the Global South (3 Credits)

 

Politics, Technology and Surveillance (3 credits)

 

Citizenship and Human Rights (3 Credits)

Histories of Environment (4 Credits)

 

 

Sem -8 (Total Credits: 24)

 

 

Undergraduate students will opt for a supervisor in History and a supervisor in Political Science and present a synopsis for each programme by the end of their fifth semester. After their synopses has been accepted, they would be allowed to work on two final dissertations (each 9 credits: min. 10000 words, max. 15000 words).

Additionally, the students would also be engaged in a fellowship programme with an archive or a policy institution. This would account for 6 credits. Final grade based on dissertation. Students are informed of their grade upon successful completion of fellowship.

Dissertation: 18 (9+9) credits

Fellowship: 6 credits

 

 

Additional advantages of the B.Sc. History & Politics research undergraduate programme:

Students graduate with a dual minor in Economics and Data Science, and Environmental Sciences

Minor in Economics and Data Science (20 credits)

Compulsory Taught Courses - Credits: 108

Dissertation and Fellowship (Eighth Semester): 9+9+6 = 24

Core Courses (Total Credits): 132

Students can opt for minors from other programmes or pursue additional elective courses to fulfil their remaining credits, after completing their minors in Economics and Data Science, and Environmental Sciences

Total Credits to be completed in four years: 160

 

Credits in Majors - History: 54, Political Science: 54; Dissertation: 18 (9+9), Fellowship: 6

 

Core

Electives

Sem – 1 Total 6 credits. All courses in the first semester are foundational courses in SoLS.

 

Politics in India (3 credits)

Ideas of India (3 credits)

 

 

 

 

Sem – 2 (Total 12 credits, History: 3, Political Science: 9)

 

 

Introduction to Political Economy (3 Credits)

Political Science Research Methods (3 credits)

Introduction to Comparative Politics (3 Credits)

Gandhian approaches to Peace and Conflict Studies (3 Credits)

 

 

 

 

Introduction to Climate and Sustainability (3 credits)

 

Environmental Sociology (3 credits)

Introductory Indian Language 1 (3 Credits): Marathi/ Gujarati/ Bengali/ Tamil/ Telugu/ Urdu

Introductory European Language 1 (3 Credits): Portuguese/ Dutch/ French

 

 

Sem – 3 (Total credits: 15, History: 9, Political Science: 6)

 

History of Ideas (South Asia) c. 1500 BC to 1947 (3 credits)

 

History of Ideas (India) 1947 to contemporary times (3 credits)

Introduction to International Relations (3 Credits)

History of Contemporary India, 1947 – 2000 (3 credits)

Connected Political Histories of the Twentieth Century: India and the World, 1914 - 1991 (3 credits)

 

 

 

 

Global Politics (3 credits)

 

Public policies, Governance, and Institutions (3 credits)

 

Introduction to India’s Foreign Policy Since Independence (3 credits)

 

Intermediate Indian Language (3 Credits): Marathi/ Gujarati/ Bengali/ Tamil/ Telugu/ Urdu 

Intermediate European Language (3 Credits): French / Portuguese/ Dutch

Institutions of Culture and Making of Modern India (3 credits)

Histories of Environment (4 Credits)

 

Sem - 4 Total credits: 20; History: 12, Political Science: 11 (including 3 from Economics)

 

International Organizations and Development (3 credits)

 

Western Political Thought: Classical Political Philosophy (3 Credits

Indian Constitution: A Living Document? (2 Credits)

Global Migration and Citizenship (3 Credits)

Colonialism and Capitalism in India, 1505 - 1950 (3 credits)

Approaches to Historical Research (3 credits)

From Rebellion to the Struggle for Freedom, 1857 - 1947 (3 credits)

Environment and Development (from Economics core grid- 3 credits)

United Nation's SDGs and India: Questions on Development (3 Credits)

 

Transparency, Accountability and Corruption (3 Credits)

 

India’s strategic culture (3 credits)

Class and Caste in Indian History (3 credits)

Advanced Indian Language Skills (3 Credits): Marathi/ Gujarati/ Bengali/ Tamil/ Telugu/ Urdu

Advanced European Language Skills (3 Credits): French/ Portuguese/ Dutch

 

 

 

Sem – 5 (Total Credits: 15; History: 12 (including 3 from Economics), Political Science: 9

 

Introduction to Political Sociology (3 Credits)

Evolution of the State in Ancient and Medieval India (3 Credits)

 

Formation of the Modern State (3 credits)

 

Energy and Geopolitics (3 Credits)

Indian Political Thought, c. 3rd Century BCE - 1963 (3 Credits)

 

Indian Economy Since 1947 (from Economics core grid- 3 credits)

Undergraduate students will opt for a supervisor in the beginning of the semester and present a synopsis by the last week of term. They would have to submit their final dissertation (min. 10000 words, max. 15000 words) by the 7th Semester.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Applied IR and Geopolitics (3 Credits)

Legal History and Judicial Systems in the subcontinent, c. 400 BCE - 1950 (3 Credits)

India and its Place in the Contemporary World (3 Credits)

 

Environmental Economics (from Economics core grid- 3 credits)

 

 

Sem – 6 (Total Credits: 19; History: 9, Political Science: 10)

 

Institutions of Global Governance and Development (3 credits)

 

Public Policy and Governance: Locating solutions amidst challenges and pitfalls (3 Credits)

 

Politics of Climate Change (4 credits)

 

Applied History, Public Policy and Pedagogy: History of Education in India and contemporary challenges (3 Credits)

History through Cinema: India and its many cinemas (3 credits)

Science, Technology, and Society, in South Asia, c. 1500 BCE - 1984 (3 Credits)

 

 

 

 

Indian Political Thought, c. 3rd Century BCE - 1963 (3 Credits)

 

Gender and Politics (3 Credits)

 

International Security (3 Credits)

East - West Transactions in Global Intellectual History and Political Philosophy (3 Credits)

History of Medicine in Ancient and Medieval India (3 Credits)

Rupture and Continuity in Medieval India (3 credits)

 

Optional for those interested in pursuing further research: Special program mentoring students applying for MA and PhD programs in top 250 global universities from August-September, anticipating application deadlines in December-January.

 

Sem – 7 (Total Credits: 15; History: 9, Political Science: 6)

 

Governance, Development and Politics of Welfare (3 credits)

 

Public Administration and Management (3 credits)

History of Religions (3 credits)

Contestation, Assimilation and Pluralism in Indian History, c. 3300 BCE to 1992 (3 Credits)

History of Democracy and Democratic Institutions, c. 600 BCE - 1950 (3 Credits)

 

 

 

 

 

Radicalisms and Revolutions: Perspectives from the Global South (3 Credits)

 

Politics, Technology and Surveillance (3 credits)

 

Citizenship and Human Rights (3 Credits)

Histories of Environment (4 Credits)

 

 

Sem -8 (Total Credits: 24)

 

 

Undergraduate students will opt for a supervisor in History and a supervisor in Political Science and present a synopsis for each programme by the end of their fifth semester. After their synopses has been accepted, they would be allowed to work on two final dissertations (each 9 credits: min. 10000 words, max. 15000 words).

Additionally, the students would also be engaged in a fellowship programme with an archive or a policy institution. This would account for 6 credits. Final grade based on dissertation. Students are informed of their grade upon successful completion of fellowship.

Dissertation: 18 (9+9) credits

Fellowship: 6 credits

 

 

Additional advantages of the B.Sc. History & Politics research undergraduate programme:

Students graduate with dual minor in Economics and Data Science, and Environmental Sciences

                          Minor in Economics and Data Science (20 credits)

Semester

Prerequisites of 8 credits (Introduction to Data Science, Microeconomics I and Macroeconomics I from Sem 1 & 2) to be completed. Remaining courses from Economics are all open courses available as options for a Minor.

Semester 1

Introduction to Data Science

2

Semester 2

Microeconomics I

3

Macroeconomics I

3

Introduction to Political Economy

3

Semester 4

Environment and Development

3

Semester 5

Environmental Economics

3

Indian Economy since 1947

3

Total credits

20

 

                     Minor in Environmental Sciences (20 credits):

Semester 1: Economics - Environmental Studies (4 credits)

Semester 2: Sociology - Environmental Sociology (3 credits)

Semester 3: History - Histories of Environment (4 Credits)

Semester 4: Economics - Environment and Development (3 credits)

Semester 5: Economics – Environmental Economics (3 credits)

Semester 6: Political Science - Politics of Climate Change (3 credits)

 

Prerequisites of 8 credits (Introduction to Data Science, Microeconomics I and Macroeconomics I from Sem 1 & 2) to be completed. Remaining courses from Economics are all open courses available as options for a Minor.

Semester 1

Introduction to Data Science

2

Semester 2

Microeconomics I

3

Macroeconomics I

3

Introduction to Political Economy

3

Semester 4

Environment and Development

3

Semester 5

Environmental Economics

3

Indian Economy since 1947

3

Total credits

20

 

                     Minor in Environmental Sciences (20 credits):

Semester 1: Economics - Environmental Studies (4 credits)

Semester 2: Sociology - Environmental Sociology (3 credits)

Semester 3: History - Histories of Environment (4 Credits)

Semester 4: Economics - Environment and Development (3 credits)

Semester 5: Economics – Environmental Economics (3 credits)

Semester 6: Political Science - Politics of Climate Change (3 credits)

 

                          Minor in Economics and Data Science (20 credits)

Semester

Prerequisites of 8 credits (Introduction to Data Science, Microeconomics I and Macroeconomics I from Sem 1 & 2) to be completed. Remaining courses from Economics are all open courses available as options for a Minor.

Semester 1

Introduction to Data Science

2

Semester 2

Microeconomics I

3

Macroeconomics I

3

Introduction to Political Economy

3

Semester 4

Environment and Development

3

Semester 5

Environmental Economics

3

Indian Economy since 1947

3

Total credits

20

 

                     Minor in Environmental Sciences (20 credits):

Semester 1: Economics - Environmental Studies (4 credits)

Semester 2: Sociology - Environmental Sociology (3 credits)

Semester 3: History - Histories of Environment (4 Credits)

Semester 4: Economics - Environment and Development (3 credits)

Semester 5: Economics – Environmental Economics (3 credits)

Semester 6: Political Science - Politics of Climate Change (3 credits)

 

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