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Department of Sociology

Programme Overview

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology is a four-year degree programme with the possibility of completing the fourth year with research if a particular student secures 75% CGPA in the previous examinations.

Programme Objectives & Outcomes

After completion of the programme, a student will be able to:

 

 

Knowledge

PO01: Acquaint him/herself with the basic and essential understanding, definition and features of sociological concepts and tools.

PO02: Grasp the diverse sociological thoughts and theories which has shaped the

subject in becoming a disciplinary Programme.

PO03: Relate his/her textual knowledge with the empirical world for a critical and diverse

learning and understanding process.

PO04: Gain awareness about the various contemporary issues based on sociological

enquiry

 

 

Skills

PO05: Demonstrate his/her communication skills through paper presentation on subject

as well as various interdisciplinary themes.

PO06: Formulate objective and unbiased work taking into account his/her

subjective experiences as well through research-based writings.

PO07: Integrate and apply ICT in learning process.

PO08: Familiarize him/herself with the diverse sociological approaches in contextualizing his/her theoretical and empirical knowledge.

 

 

Competence

PO09: Explore new ideas and thoughts through the application of theoretical and empirical

knowledge.

PO10: Build him/herself as a competent and self-aware individual with a

sense of responsibility and liability towards a greater society.

PO11: Contribute effectively to the welfare of society, address the local and global challenges,

respecting one another’s culture, environment, and sustainability.

Programme Specific Objectives & Outcomes

 

 

 

 

 

 

Knowledge

PSO1: Students would develop a clear idea about the nature, scope and subject matter of sociology.

PSO2: Students would learn the classical, modern, contemporary and post-modern sociological theories.

PSO3: Students would have a clear understanding on the emergence and historicity of

sociology as a discipline.

PSO4: The student would internalize the basics of Sociology, the philosophy and utility of the Discipline

PSO5: Students would learn the ideas and theories given by Indian and Western

Sociological thinkers

PSO6: The student would get familiar with; and develops understanding of various specializations (urban sociology, rural sociology, agrarian sociology, sociology of media, visual sociology, sociology of religion, sociology of gender and so on) of the discipline.

PSO7: The student would learn the philosophy and essentials of sociological research

methods.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SKILLS

PSO1: The students would learn the essentials of sociological imagination and use it as

an essential tool in everyday life

PSO2: The students would learn to use sociological theories as a guide to frame their arguments and defend their stance

PSO3: The students would be able to critically evaluate and sociologically appraise

socio-political and cultural phenomena

PSO4: The students would be able to cater to real life issues and practice the values of inclusiveness, tolerance, co-operation, leadership, justice, respecting choices, and culture of individuals.

PSO5: The students would be able to work with communities and society at large.

PSO6: The students would develop skills necessary for sociological reflection and

academic writing.

PSO7: The students would be able to demonstrate and present his/her ideas clearly and debate for/against development policies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Competence

PSO1: The students would demonstrate competencies required to debunk social reality.

PSO2: The students would be able to use sociological theories as a guide in everyday life activities.

PSO3: The students would develop perspectives and maximizing their capacity to learn newer approaches.

PSO4: The students would demonstrate competencies required to have a broader view of society (considering contextuality and historicity).

PSO5: The students would be able to critically evaluate contemporary issues and practices.

PSO6: The students would be able to manage and analyze data (thematically as well as with tables and charts).

PSO7: The students would be trained to take up a small-scale sociological study (as part of their dissertation).

Admission & Selection Process
Eligibility

Instructions

* Scanned copies of the class 10, 11/12 marks card should be uploaded while filling up the application.

* If class 12 marks are not available at the time of applying, then marks of any test conducted during class 11 or Pre-board, can be uploaded.

* The office of admissions will verify the scorecards.

* Applications with no scorecards or vague scanned copies will be rejected and termed as Not Eligible.

Kindly make sure your Contact Number & Email is correct and regularly used.

Fee Structure

Course1st Installment (July)2nd Installment (Oct)3rd Installment (Jan)4th Installment (Apr)Total Each Year
B.A. Honours (1st Year)306383063830638306361,22,550
B.A. Honours (2nd Year)252632526325263252611,01,050
B.A. Honours (3rd Year)252632526325263252611,01,050
B.A. Honours (4th Year)253632536325363253611,01,450

It is to be noted that though the fee is fixed for four years, there may be a periodic nominal increase to meet the rise in costs.

Curriculum Document

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology is a four-year degree programme with the possibility of completing the fourth year with research if a particular student secures 75% CGPA in the previous examinations.

After completion of the programme, a student will be able to:

 

 

Knowledge

PO01: Acquaint him/herself with the basic and essential understanding, definition and features of sociological concepts and tools.

PO02: Grasp the diverse sociological thoughts and theories which has shaped the

subject in becoming a disciplinary Programme.

PO03: Relate his/her textual knowledge with the empirical world for a critical and diverse

learning and understanding process.

PO04: Gain awareness about the various contemporary issues based on sociological

enquiry

 

 

Skills

PO05: Demonstrate his/her communication skills through paper presentation on subject

as well as various interdisciplinary themes.

PO06: Formulate objective and unbiased work taking into account his/her

subjective experiences as well through research-based writings.

PO07: Integrate and apply ICT in learning process.

PO08: Familiarize him/herself with the diverse sociological approaches in contextualizing his/her theoretical and empirical knowledge.

 

 

Competence

PO09: Explore new ideas and thoughts through the application of theoretical and empirical

knowledge.

PO10: Build him/herself as a competent and self-aware individual with a

sense of responsibility and liability towards a greater society.

PO11: Contribute effectively to the welfare of society, address the local and global challenges,

respecting one another’s culture, environment, and sustainability.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Knowledge

PSO1: Students would develop a clear idea about the nature, scope and subject matter of sociology.

PSO2: Students would learn the classical, modern, contemporary and post-modern sociological theories.

PSO3: Students would have a clear understanding on the emergence and historicity of

sociology as a discipline.

PSO4: The student would internalize the basics of Sociology, the philosophy and utility of the Discipline

PSO5: Students would learn the ideas and theories given by Indian and Western

Sociological thinkers

PSO6: The student would get familiar with; and develops understanding of various specializations (urban sociology, rural sociology, agrarian sociology, sociology of media, visual sociology, sociology of religion, sociology of gender and so on) of the discipline.

PSO7: The student would learn the philosophy and essentials of sociological research

methods.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SKILLS

PSO1: The students would learn the essentials of sociological imagination and use it as

an essential tool in everyday life

PSO2: The students would learn to use sociological theories as a guide to frame their arguments and defend their stance

PSO3: The students would be able to critically evaluate and sociologically appraise

socio-political and cultural phenomena

PSO4: The students would be able to cater to real life issues and practice the values of inclusiveness, tolerance, co-operation, leadership, justice, respecting choices, and culture of individuals.

PSO5: The students would be able to work with communities and society at large.

PSO6: The students would develop skills necessary for sociological reflection and

academic writing.

PSO7: The students would be able to demonstrate and present his/her ideas clearly and debate for/against development policies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Competence

PSO1: The students would demonstrate competencies required to debunk social reality.

PSO2: The students would be able to use sociological theories as a guide in everyday life activities.

PSO3: The students would develop perspectives and maximizing their capacity to learn newer approaches.

PSO4: The students would demonstrate competencies required to have a broader view of society (considering contextuality and historicity).

PSO5: The students would be able to critically evaluate contemporary issues and practices.

PSO6: The students would be able to manage and analyze data (thematically as well as with tables and charts).

PSO7: The students would be trained to take up a small-scale sociological study (as part of their dissertation).

Instructions

* Scanned copies of the class 10, 11/12 marks card should be uploaded while filling up the application.

* If class 12 marks are not available at the time of applying, then marks of any test conducted during class 11 or Pre-board, can be uploaded.

* The office of admissions will verify the scorecards.

* Applications with no scorecards or vague scanned copies will be rejected and termed as Not Eligible.

Kindly make sure your Contact Number & Email is correct and regularly used.

Year
1st Installment (Jul)
2nd Installment (Oct)
3rd Installment (Jan)
4th Installment (Apr)
Total Each Year
1st Year
30638
30638
30638
30636
1,22,550
2nd Year
25263
25263
25263
25261
1,01,050
3rd Year
25263
25263
25263
25261
1,01,050
4th Year
25363
25363
25363
25361
1,01,450

It is to be noted that though the fee is fixed for four years, there may be a periodic nominal increase to meet the rise in costs.

INTRODUCTION

As Sociology is the scientific study of social behaviour, including its origins, developments, organisation, and institutions, which uses various methods of empirical investigation and critical analysis to develop body of knowledge about social order, social disorder and social change, Salesian College engages itself as an academic institution to promote research, dissemination of knowledge and prepare the students to understand, critic and appreciate this discipline.

The department of Sociology aspires to deliver a curriculum rigorous and apt to variety of social settings and issues. It aims to give primary importance on enhancing and providing quality oriented teaching aptitude and methodology that may bring out the potentiality of the students. The departmental curriculum shall be inclusive in nature whereby the prime objective shall rest on moulding the student’s overall academic and personality development in the best possible manner. The department with its well-structured academic schedule targets to seriously involve and engage the students in field based research skills, help them enhance their writing skills, develop and create awareness in terms of social responsibilities, broaden their soft and analytical skills. Above all, the department functions to maintain a vibrant and all inclusive environment to achieve its aforesaid visions.

VISION

The department aims to provide professionalism on the lines of Sociological teaching reminding to its learner’s how diverse the subject is and how human pattern of thought process and knowledge is most invariably influenced by social, political and economic structures, the primary backbone of what frames the discipline’s laboratory.

MISSION

  1. The department shall engage in creating and encouraging quality teaching and conducive atmosphere for creative thinking and impart profound disciplinary knowledge with an interdisciplinary knowledge and bandwidth to the learners in order to make them engage in research, social activities, social forums, writing skills and creative thinking.

Testimonials

Faculty List

NameDesignationCampusEmailProfile
Mr. Vivek KalikotayAssistant Professor, HoDSiligurivkalikotay@salesiancollege.netview
Ms. Pratishtha DewanAssistant Professor, BoS SecretarySiliguripratishta15dewan@salesiancollege.netview
Ms. Chunku LepchaAssistant Professor, Programme CoordinatorSiliguriluckychun06@salesiancollege.netview
Ms. Malati DikshitAssistant ProfessorSiligurimalatidikshit18@salesiancollege.netview
Dr. Shilpita GineAssistant ProfessorSiligurishilpita1810@salesiancollege.netview
Ms. Sophia RaiAssistant Professor, HoDSonadaraisophia1995@salesiancollege.netview
Ms. Ragini ChettriAssistant ProfessorSonadaraginichettri@salesiancollege.netview
Ms. Aswini LamaAssistant ProfessorSonadaashwinilama04@salesiancollege.netview
Ms. Sumina ChettriAssistant ProfessorSonadachettrisumina@salesiancollege.netview