BS in Liberal Arts & Social Sciences with Specialization in History
Areas: Historiography, World History, Cultural Heritage, Archaeology, Political Movements, Economic History, Social Dynamics, Colonialism, Gender Studies, Oral History
Duration: 4 years, 8 semesters
Career Paths: Museums, Archiving, Research, Curatorship, Journalism, Heritage Management, Public Relations, Historian, Publishing, Nonprofit, Consulting, Teaching
Welcome to a transformative academic journey within the Department of Liberal Arts at BNU. Aspiring minds, seekers of knowledge, we present our innovative BA (Hons) program in Social Sciences, featuring a captivating Major in Liberal Studies and a profound Specialization in History. Rooted in liberal arts principles, this multidisciplinary curriculum equips you with historical insights, critical thinking, and a comprehensive understanding of the world's intricate tapestry.
Our program is a testament to our commitment to nurturing intellectual curiosity and fostering independent thought. Through rigorous exploration of historical contexts and narratives, you'll acquire the tools to decipher the present, question assumptions, and contribute to shaping our future. Discover how societies have evolved, empires have risen and fallen, and cultures have interwoven to create the diverse fabric of human experience.
Engage in a distinctive academic odyssey where history comes alive. Expert historians will guide you through epochs, revolutions, and turning points, enriching your understanding of past and present dynamics. By blending liberal studies and historical specialization, you'll gain a panoramic perspective that transcends boundaries and enriches your intellectual pursuits.
Expand your horizons through a selection of core history courses, thoughtfully designed to cultivate analytical finesse and global awareness. Electives across disciplines such as sociology and economics offer diverse angles for exploration. This program serves as an ideal stepping stone for those destined for advanced studies, archival research, heritage management, and careers in academia, museums, and more.
Join us in embracing the power of history to illuminate our world. Challenge conventions, craft narratives, and become a steward of knowledge as you embark on this transformative journey of discovery, reflection, and self-realization. Welcome to a future shaped by an understanding of the past – welcome to BA (Hons) in Social Sciences with Major in Liberal Studies and Specialization in History at BNU.
- To be eligible for admission to undergraduate program in Liberal Studies, a candidate must satisfy any one of the following requirements
- FA / F.Sc with at least 2nd division (i.e. 495 marks)
- O-levels (in at least 8 subjects) and 3 A-levels. Advanced Subsidiary (AS) will not be taken into account
- High School Diploma and International Baccalaureate (IB) result with at least 2.5 CGPA and equivalence certificate from IBCC
- Admission Test
Students awaiting their FA/ F.Sc/A-Level results may apply for admission at BNU. Selected candidates will be granted provisional admission only, which may be regularized after they have been declared successful and meet the admission requirements of the university.
This re-defined degree program trains students in critical and humanist disciplines like sociology, politics, history, economics, basic sciences and literature thereby equipping them to be much better positioned to play productive and constructive roles in the marketplace.
The department reserves the right to replace, cancel, and/or change the sequence of courses depending on enrolment and faculty availability.
Courses are offered upon minimum course enrollment of 15 students
Degree requirements for this program include successful completion of 131 credit hours of course work including research methods and/or thesis.