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B.A.(Psychology, Sociology, Economics)

Why take this course?

B.A. (Psychology, Sociology, Economics) - Are you interested in gaining an understanding of the processes that govern the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services in an economy? Simultaneously are you curious to understand the society, the challenges embedded in the current socio cultural and issues connected to gender? Do you also want to pursue a career in understanding human psychology? Then this is the course for you. It is an interesting combination to learn how intricately the human mind, society, culture and economy of a country are connected.

What will I experience?

  • Undertake minor research projects interlinked to study of three major courses Psychology, Sociology and Economics
  • Expand your understanding of the world through internships
  • Do a variety of career enhancement programs
  • Get good placement opportunities and career support from our experienced faculty

What opportunities might it lead to?

This is one of the best combinations that opens your mind to understand the world and how it works. It provides you an opportunity specializing in any one of the three leading subjects. Be it Psychology, Sociology or Economics, the options are numerous. Jain (Deemed-to-be University) is committed to preparing you for your future career and giving you a competitive edge in the graduate job market.

With Psychology, there are multiple career opportunities like a school psychologist, special educator, corporate trainer, or even working in clinical or hospital settings as an assessment specialist. NGOs and international organizations like Red Cross are also seeking people who have studied psychology. Pertaining to journalism, some of the options include writing for national, regional and local newspapers, magazines, radio and television stations and online publications and companies involved in public relations, corporate communications, content writing and marketing. Studying economics will equip you with a strong grasp of economic principles which will help to make more informed decisions and get into the government sector, banks, accountancy, insurance companies, regulatory bodies etc.

This combination is appropriate for students wanting to pursue the civil services examinations or want to enter into international organizations like UN. Graduates not wishing to work can get into further studies by doing a post-graduation and expand it by doing a research in any one of the subject.

Degree Awarded

Bachelor of Commerce

Course Commencement

June 2020


The minimum qualification required to apply is a pass in the 10+2 examination in Science/ Commerce/ Arts from PUC / ISC / CBSE or equivalent board.

Study Campus

  • School of Humanities & Social Sciences
  • #1/1-1, Atria Towers, Palace Road
  • Bengaluru - 560001
  • P+ 91 80 46498300

Admissions Office

  • JGI Knowledge Campus
  • # 44/4, District Fund Road
  • Jayanagar 9th Block Campus
  • Bengaluru - 560069
  • P+ 91 80 46650128

Curriculum Structure & Teaching

I Semester
  • Language
  • English
  • Psychology-I
  • Sociology-I
  • Economics-I
  • Learning labs: Psychology-I
  • Value Enhancing Course:
    Mind management & human values
II Semester
  • Language
  • English
  • Psychology-II
  • Sociology-II
  • Economics-II
  • Learning Labs: Psychology-I
  • Value Enhancing Course:
    Indian Constitution
III Semester
  • Language
  • English
  • Psychology-III
  • Sociology-III
  • Sociology-IV (Elective)
  • Economics-III
  • Learning Labs: Psychology-II
  • Value Enhancing Course:
    Environmental Science
IV Semester
  • Language
  • English
  • Psychology-IV
  • Sociology-V
  • Economics-VI (Elective)
  • Economics-V
  • CBCS* (Choice Based Credit System)
  • Learning Labs: Psychology-III
  • Value Enhancing Course:
    Computer Fundamentals

*CBCS (Student has to select 1 from papers related to the following)
- Journalism
- English
- Skill Based Psychology

V Semester
  • Psychology-V (elective)
  • Psychology-VI
  • Sociology-VI
  • Sociology-VII
  • Economics-VI
  • Economics-VII
  • Economics-VIII
VI Semester
  • Psychology-VII
  • Psychology-VIII
  • Psychology-IX
  • Sociology-VIII
  • Sociology-IX
  • Economics-IX
  • Economics-X
Teaching and Assessment

A variety of engaging teaching methods like workshops, lectures, projects and seminars, are conducted from time to time at Jain (Deemed-to-be University). Our highly knowledgeable professors always make themselves available to students outside of the classroom, even beyond office hours and help the students to bring out the best in them. The faculty make it a point of connecting with their students to create a fulfilling academic experience. This allows to build a closer student-professor relationship

How are you assessed?

On this course you will encounter a balance of formal examinations and varied methods of coursework assessment including:

  • Internal tests
  • Assignments
  • Seminar presentation
  • Class tests
  • Preparatory theory and Practical examination
  • End term theory and Practical examination

Career Enhancement Programs

The objective of Jain (Deemed-to-be University) is to provide integrated coaching to students that adds value to students’ profile and can make them more employable. These value added courses are designed as per current industry standards in partnership with other institutions. Currently these courses are offered in Bachelor of Arts Program.

  • - Industry Oriented Certified Program in HR & Counseling Skills  (CPHRCS)
  • - Diploma Course in Foreign Language
  • - Civil Services Training