It is important not only to be creative but also relevant
Communication Studies is a vocational, undergraduate degree course, introduced by the UGC in 1994 under the nomenclature ‘Communicative English’. Our objective is to train students in the fundamentals of communication – both speaking and writing.
The emphasis here is on the learning and practical application of skills. The course focuses on writing and hones the creative ability of the students to suit specific purposes. The students are trained to fine tune the use of language to suit the medium of communication and in a manner that is sensitive to the occasion and the target audience.
They are encouraged to take on industry projects and apply classroom theory to practical market needs. In the course of three years, each student has to complete at least two internships of 4 weeks each and submit a report of their work.
Our goal is to prepare the girls for future career options in:
The syllabus is designed to focus on:
|Ministry of Health, Gujarat||CISCO||Goldman Sachs|
|World Wildlife Fund||Infosys||Flipkart|
|Mirror Now||Nirvana Films||Yahoo|
|NDTV||O&M||Amar Chitra Katha|
|Republic TV||Deccan Chronicle|
Students who opt for the B.A. Honours in Communication Studies will study under the guidance of the Department of Communication Studies and will take an interdisciplinary approach to the field of communication.
The paper titles across 6 semesters give an idea of the range of subjects covered:
|Functional Writing||Creative Writing|
|Introduction to Euro Lit||Writing for Print|
|Page Design||Readings & Approaches|
|Introduction to Psychology||Perspectives in Theatre|
|General English||General English|
|Sem 3||Sem 4|
|Writing for Radio||Writing for New Media|
|Intro to Media Studies||Media & Law|
|Perspectives in Indian Art||Contemporary World|
|Perspectives in Science||Understanding Narratives|
|Indian Literatures 1||Indian Literatures 2|
|Sound Design||Advanced Print|
|Sem 5||Sem 6|
|Writing for TV & Broadcast Journalism||Advertising & PR|
|Film Making 1||Film Making 2|
|Cultural Studies||Marketing Communication|
|Research Methods||Literature in Translations|
|Applied Economics||Development Communication|
|Advanced Creative Writing||Portfolio of Writing|
The Department also offers a general degree in Creative Writing where the students will train and prepare for a career in writing.
The paper titles of this course, over 6 semesters give an idea of the range of subjects covered:
AT A GLANCE: B.A.(PyEC)
Communication Studies (Creative Writing Course)
|Sem 1||Intro to Writing|
|Sem 2||Creative Fiction & Poetry|
|Sem 3||Creative Non-Fiction|
|Sem 4||Poetry 2/ Fiction 2/ Non-Fiction 2|
|Sem 5||Narrative Technique & Dialogues|
|Form & Text|
|Sem 6||The Spoken Word|
In addition to the above papers, students of PyEC will also study Psychology and English Literature, guided by the respective Departments.
Students actively participate in various projects in and outside college: Over the years our students have worked on:
The number of seats is limited to 25 seats for Honours and 25 seats for PyEC, so as to retain our excellent teacher-student ratio, one of the best in the world at the undergraduate level. All admissions are strictly on merit, based on an in-house entrance test.
Note: All applicants to PyEC & Communication Studies(Honours) have to appear for a common entrance test.
Please Note: Applications forms will be released the day after Karnataka PU results are declared. The entrance test is independent of application forms and results. Successful candidates will be given admission provisional to school leaving results. Those awaiting school/PUC results can also take the entrance test. If successful, these candidates will be admitted into the course provisional to their passing the qualifying exams.
The entrance test is designed to check the aptitude of a student. The test checks one’s knowledge of current affairs, basic grammar, general knowledge, and Media interest. The testing process will take an entire day. The first list of selected candidates will be released by the evening of the day of the test. A wait list will also be released and seats offered based on availability.
Total number of seats: 25 for PyEC and 25 for Honours
The candidate must fulfill the following to apply for this course:
Please check the notice in the entrance exam section of our website for the scheduled date and time of the entrance test for this academic year.
For further details, contact the college office or write to:
Ms. Sharon Lopez (Head of the Department), firstname.lastname@example.org
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