Bachelor of Arts in Sociology Syllabus TU
The course Sociology offers altogether 8 papers including a elective paper in third year. Out of them there are seven compulsory papers for sociology group; two in each first year, second year and fourth year and one elective in third year. The student may opt for one optional courses in the third year outside from any other social sciences.
Objectives of Sociology
The objective of these courses is to impart up-to-date knowledge on introduction to sociology with basic ideas on sociological theories, methods aid relevant empirical studies including primary training in field-work and secondary data analysis throughout the courses of study from the first year to the fourth year. It also provides skill with analytical capability understanding different aspects and dynamics of Nepalese of society. The second objective is to provide semi-skilled human resource for Nepal’s development needs. The third objective is to inculcate in the students the spirit of human rights and social justice. Thus the overall objective is to develop professional skill, in both theory and research, ill sociology in the students of this discipline at a par with those of other countries.
Admission Criteria for Sociology
A student holding a proficiency certificate level or 10+2 degree or its equivalent degree in any of the following subjects recognized by Tribhuvan University is considered eligible to apply for admission.
- Sociology; Anthropology; Social Work; Nepalese History, Culture and Archaeology; Psychology; history; Home Science; Geography; Economics; and Political Science.
- Any discipline from faculty of education, management and law
- Any discipline from institute of medicine, engineering, forestry, agriculture, animal science, and science and technology
- An applicant seeking admission to B.A. Sociology must meet the criteria set up by the Office of the Dean, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Tribhuvan University. The applicant who fails to meet the set criteria or does not hold a minimum qualifying degree will not be given admission. Admission of the students will be based strictly on the rules and regulations and on the enrollment capacity of the department of Sociology in any campus.
Duration of the Course and Examinations
The duration of the course is of four years with four academic sessions. There is an university examination, in each year, at the end of each year. The student should meet the criteria set by the Dean’s Office, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of Tribhuvan University and also by Campus to appear in the final examination.