B.A. (Hons.) Journalism

B.A. (Hons.) Journalism

As a student of Journalism major at Department of Mass Communication, one develops the knowledge of the media and communication industries; and working skills required to make a career in the field of Journalism. The major course also prepares the students to undertake higher studies in the field of Journalism, Media and Communication.

As a student you develop skills and talents through core courses in writing, reporting, and video production to communication design by getting hands on experience on software tools used in the industry.  Theory classes expose you to contemporary issues of Indian society and politics, and train you to produce ethical and relevant journalism in the ever changing technological environment of the media.

Note: If course is not offered due to lack of adequate number of students, students of the same course will be transferred to other course on the basis of available seats as per the guidelines of the Academic Council.

Course Structure

3 + 1 years’ programme. Course Structure for the programme of Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Mass Communication with specialisation in Journalism.

B.A. (Hons.) in Journalism will engage students on contemporary issues in Media and Broadcasting industry, while developing their critical faculties. Students would develop skills to critically evaluate stories and content on their form and relevance to the society at large.

  • Principles of Management
  • Performing Arts
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Psychology
  • English Language
  • Motivation and Team Building 1
  • Leadership skills 1
  • Public Speaking and Corporate Communication 1
  • Gender and Society
  • Environmental Studies
  • Economics
  • OB
  • MS Office
  • Motivation and Team Building 2
  • Leadership Skills 2
  • Public Speaking and Corporate Communication 2
  • Introduction to Journalism
  • Introduction to Media and Communication
  • Digital Media
  • Introduction to Broadcast Media
  • Professional Networking 1
  • Image Management
  • Elective 1
  • Elective 2
  • Reporting and Editing for Print
  • Fake News and Media Literacy
  • Media Ethics and Law
  • Production Lab: Radio & Television
  • Professional Networking 2
  • Negotiation and Decision Making
  • Elective 1
  • Elective 2
  • Photojournalism
  • Role of PR and Advertising in Journalism
  • Communication Methodology
  • Development Communication
  • Internship / Research Project
  • Elective 1
  • Elective 2
  • Advance Broadcast Media
  • Production Lab: Print
  • Elective 1
  • Elective 2
  • Dissertation

Advance Diploma in Journalism

Advanced Diploma in Journalism will allow students to hone their writing and editing skills for both Print and Broadcast media enabling them to produce stories and content that would creatively inform and educate their audiences.

  • Content Creation (Print)
  • Content Production (Print)
  • Journalistic Writing 1
  • Creative Thinking
  • Personality Development 1
  • Internship
  • Content Creation (Broadcast)
  • Content Production (Broadcast)
  • Journalistic Writing 2
  • Archive Management
  • Personality Development 2
  • Internship

List of Elective Courses

Per Semester any 2 out of the 6 Elective Offered, to be selected

  • Aspects of Humanities
  • E-Commerce
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Basics of Photography
  • Event Management
  • Corporate Branding
  • Legal Aspects of Business
  • Indian Economy
  • Travel Writing
  • Content Management System
  • New Media
  • Business Plan
  • Business Ethics
  • Corporate Law
  • Indian Constitution
  • Busting Fake News
  • Retail Banking
  • Social Psychology
  • Introduction to Bollywood
  • Logical Thinking and Critical Analysis
  • Fundamentals of Investment
  • Personal Finance
  • Contemporary Issues
  • Financial Institutions and Markets