Department of Education
The Department of Economics presents a Bachelor of Arts programme with a focus on Economics, operating within the framework of the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS). This degree programme, facilitated by the Department of Economics, encompasses Discipline-Specific Core and Elective Courses, Skill Enhancement Courses, and Generic Elective Courses. Furthermore, the department actively engages students in applying their theoretical knowledge to the contemporary economic landscape through participation in seminars, workshops, field trips, and conferences. Students are strongly encouraged to contribute their critical, analytical, and creative insights, as well as engage in research and discuss pertinent issues within the ‘Planning Forum’ section of the college magazine. Additionally, the department hosts a functioning subject society known as the ‘Economic Society,’ led by a subject teacher as its president and a final-year student as its vice-president.
Yearly Student Enrollments
|B.A. / UG
|On merit basis
Dr. Priyanka Verma
|Dr. Priyanka Verma
Details of Programmes
Courses offered in Department
|DISCIPLINE SPECIFIC CORE (DSC) COURSES
|DISCIPLINE SPECIFIC CORE (DSC) COURSE (COMPULSORY)
|Core Education I: Philosophical Foundations of Education
|Core Education II: Sociological Foundation of Education
|Core Education III Psychological Basis of Education
|Core Education IV: Development of Education in India
|DISCIPLINE SPECIFIC ELECTIVE (DSE) COURSES
|DISCIPLINE SPECIFIC ELECTIVE (DSE)
|SEC – Compulsory papers
|SEC 1: Yoga
|SEC 2: Life Skills Education
|SEC – compulsory papers
|SEC 3: Pedagogy of Education
|SEC 6: ICT in Education
|GENERIC ELECTIVE COURSES (GEC)
|GENERIC ELECTIVE COURSE (GEC)
|GEC-1 Education for Peace
|EDN 305 GE
|GEC II: Educational Thoughts and Practices
|EDN 306 GE
Specific Course Outcome of courses offered by the Department of Economics are
|NAME OF THE COURSE
|Philosophical Foundations of Education
|In this course meaning, aims and function of education are explained. It also provides the knowledge of basic schools of Philosophy and their contribution in the field of education. Meaning and classification of Valve education are also explained.
|Sociological Foundations of Education
|This course introduces students to the basic concepts of educational sociology and relationship between sociology of education. Concept of social change and factors affecting social change and role of teachers and school in it. In this course the students are introduced to the definition, and characteristics of community and impact of school on community. Process of socialization and teacher’s role in socialization is also described.
|Psychological Basis of Education
|In this course concept of Psychology and Educational Psychology, nature and scope of Educational Psychology and its nature and scope are described. This course is designed to enable students to know about the various methods of educational Psychology. The course will concentrate on principles of growth and developed and concept of adolescence.
|Development of Education in India
|This course analyses key aspects of Vedic, Buddhist and Islamic Education during ancient and medieval period respectively. It also highlights the features of education in Pre-Independence Era. Development of Indian Education post-Independence period with special reference University Education Commission (1948 -49) Secondary Education Commission (1952-53) Kothari Commission (1964-66) are also discussed in this course.
|Life skills Education
|This course provides a comprehensive introduction to life skills and its components and methods and techniques for developing life skills.
|This course highlights the meaning and characteristics of Yoga, Ashtanga yoga of Patanjali: Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, Pratyahara, Dharma, Dayana & Samadhi. Stress management and techniques of relaxation are also described in this course.
|This course provides the basics of educational Management, effective leadership in Educational Management, management of teaching learning process and institutional Planning and Management.
|In this course, the concept of Inclusive Education is introduced, different categories of special children and their identification and characteristics are described here. Techniques and aids for these children are also given in this course. Policy and programmes regarding inclusive education are also mentioned here.
|Pedagogy of Education
|This course describes Pedagogy and pedagogical skills, teaching methods and techniques and about learning Resources.
|ICT in Education
|This course develops a systematic exposition of ICT in education, technology for classroom instruction and also introduces the new trends in education.
|Education for Peace
|The main objectives of the course are to provide the knowledge of the fundamental of Peace Education, Agencies of peace education, Philosophical Resources and Methods and approaches for Peace Education.
|Educational Thoughts and Practices
|This course seeks to enrich the knowledge of the students regarding educational thoughts of Western Philosophers, basic Contributions of Philosophers in Education and basic Educational Thoughts and Practices.