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BA in Journalism, English and Psychology(B.A. JEP )

Course Duration

6 Semesters
( 3 Years)

Eligibility Criteria

Pass in PUC / 10+2 of any recognized Board / Council or any other qualification recognized as equivalent thereto.


The undergraduate programme in Journalism, English and Psychology intends to develop skills in students in the fields of Journalism, English, and Psychology, and mould them to become thorough professionals in their areas of interest.

The programme will familiarise students with different branches of Psychology, help them understand the basics of human behaviour, and help them acquire writing skills that will shape opportunities in the fields of Linguistics and Journalism.

The programme will also offer on-the-job learning through various internship opportunities.

Course Curriculum

01Environmental Science

02Communicative English – I

03Language – II

  • Kannada-I
  • Hindi-I
  • Additional English-I

04Journalism - I (Introduction to Media & Communication)

05Journalism Practical - I

06English Literature(Chaucer – Pope) &Language – I

07Psychology - I (Basic Psychological Process-I)

08Psychology Practical - I


  • Interdisciplinary Elective 1 - Comic and Graphic Narratives
  • Interdisciplinary Elective 2 – Event Management (Entrepreneurship)
  • Interdisciplinary Elective 3 - Tourism Entrepreneurship

01Indian Constitution and Human Rights

02Communicative English – II

03Language – II

  • Kannada-II
  • Hindi-II
  • Additional English-II

04Journalism - II(Reporting & Editing)

05Journalism Practical – II

06English Literature (The Romantic Age) & Language – II

07Psychology - II(Basic Psychological Process-II)

08Psychology Practical – II


  • Interdisciplinary Elective 4- Skill Acquisition and Training (Skill Development)
  • Interdisciplinary Elective 5 –Global Perspectives of Human Rights
  • Interdisciplinary Elective 6 – Popular Culture

10Tree Plantation in Tropical Region: Benefits and Strategic Planning

01Language – II

  • Kannada-III
  • Hindi-III
  • Additional English-III

02Journalism - III(Audio-Visual Production (Skill Development)

03Journalism Practical - III

04English Literature (Victorian & Modern Ages) & Language – III

05Psychology - III (Measurement & Research Methods in Psychology)

06Psychology Practical - III

07Open Elective

08Skill Development Course – I


01Language – II

  • Kannada-IV
  • Hindi-IV
  • Additional English-IV

02Journalism – IV (Fundamentals of Media Research) (Innovation)

03Journalism Practical – IV

04American Literature

05Psychology - IV (Child Development)

06Psychology Practical – IV


  • Interdisciplinary Elective 7 –Personality, Identity and Self-Presentation
  • Interdisciplinary Elective 8 – Cyber Media Practices
  • Interdisciplinary Elective 9 – Academic and Content Writing (Entrepreneurship)

08 Minor Research Project (Intellectual Property Right)

09Skill Development Course – II

01Journalism V(Media Laws and Ethics)(Intellectual Property Right)

02Literary Criticism

03Psychology – V (Social Psychology)

04Psychology Practical - V

05Journalism -VI (A) (Brand Ecology)

06Journalism VI(B) Fundamentals of Photography(Entrepreneurship)

07Journalism Practical -VI (A) (Brand Ecology)

08Journalism Practical-VI (B) (Fundamentals of Photography)(Entrepreneurship)

09Literatures of India – I

10European & Non-European Writings - I

11Psychology – VI (A)(Abnormal Psychology - I)

12Psychology –VI (B)(Health Psychology - I)

13Psychology Practical -VI (A)(Abnormal Psychology - I)

14Psychology Practical -VI (B) (Health Psychology - I)

01Journalism -VII (Advertising & Corporate Communication)

02Literary Theory and Criticism

03Psychology – VII(Industrial Psychology) (Employability)

04Psychology Practical -VII

05Journalism -VIII (A) (New Media)

06Journalism - VIII (B) (Development Communication)

07Journalism Practical – VIII (A) (New Media)

08Journalism Practical – VIII (B) (Development Communication)

09Literatures of India – II

10European & Non-European Writings - II

11Psychology-VIII (A)(Abnormal Psychology - II)

12Psychology-VIII (B)(Health Psychology - II)

13Psychology Practical -VIII (A) (Abnormal Psychology - II)

14Psychology Practical – VIII (B) (Health Psychology - II)

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)


Step into higher education and take up research in Universities at the national and global levels.


Become a team member in the public, private, and corporate and government sectors as techno managers, academicians, administrators or entrepreneurs, and investigative agencies with efficient communication and ethics.


Set up own enterprise and communicate with customers proficiently and adapt life skills for enhancing business.

Programme Outcomes (POs)

On successful completion of the programme, the graduates will be able to:

PO 1

Disciplinary knowledge: Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge and in understanding Journalism, English and Psychology study.

PO 2

Reasoning: Analyze, interpret and draw conclusions from evidence and experiences from an open-minded and reasoned perspective.

PO 3

Problem solving: Extrapolate and apply their competencies to solve different kinds of non-familiar problems and apply one’s learning to real life situations using curriculum content knowledge.

PO 4

Environment and Sustainability: Understand the issues of environmental contexts and sustainable development.

PO 5

Research-related skills: Be inquisitive with a sense of inquiry and capability for asking relevant/appropriate questions, and articulating; Ability to recognize cause-and-effect relationships, define problems, formulate hypotheses, test hypotheses, analyze, interpret and draw conclusions from data, establish hypotheses, predict cause-and-effect relationships; ability to plan, execute and report the results of an experiment or investigation.

PO 6

Ethics: Recognize different value systems including your own, understand the moral dimensions of your decisions, and accept responsibility for them.

PO 7

Cooperation/Team work: Work effectively and respectfully with diverse teams; facilitate cooperative or coordinated effort on the part of a group, and act together as a group or a team in the interests of a common cause and work efficiently as a member of a team.

PO 8

Communication Skills: Express thoughts and ideas effectively in writing and orally; Communicate with others using appropriate media; confidently share one’s views and express herself/himself; demonstrate the ability to listen carefully, read and write analytically, and present complex information in a clear and concise manner to different groups.

PO 9

Self-directed and Life-long Learning: Acquire the ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context socio-technological changes.

Programme Specific Outcomes

On successful completion of the program, the graduates of B.A. (Journalism, English, Psychology) will be able to:

  • PSO1: Demonstrate the knowledge in Journalism, English and Psychology.
  • PSO2: Analyze and apply skills in Journalism with effective communication by understanding the psychology of the people.
  • PSO3: Use different techniques to gather information in Journalism and report effectively.

Career Opportunities

Print Media profiles like correspondents, editors, copy-editor, and photojournalists

Television Industry Professionals such as scriptwriters, video editors, 3D designers, graphics, and animation creators

  • Journalist
  • Radio jockey (RJ)
  • Public Relations Professional
  • Corporate Communication Professional
  • Digital Marketing Expert
  • Social Media Executive
  • Content Creator/ Developer/Analyst
  • Advertising Professional
  • Creative Designers
  • Broadcasting and Production
  • Broadcasting and Production sectors like Filmmaker, Cinematographer, Screenwriter, and Art Director
  • Event Managers
  • Market researcher
  • Media officers for government organizations and NGOs
  • International communication experts on think tanks
  • Indian / SAARC Nationals₹ 1000
  • NRI Fee₹ 2000
  • Foreign NationalsUS$ $50