B.A. (Hons.) Liberal Arts and Humanities

Start Date
01 September 2020

End Date
31 July 2023

3 Years

Program Fee (Yearly)

Rs. 6.5 Lacs

Course Structure

For a B.A. (Hons) in Liberal Arts and Humanities, students must complete at least 150 credits to graduate.

  • Foundation courses (19) – 76 Credits
  • Major Courses (10) – 40 Credits
  • Cross-listed elective (6) – 24 Credits

Majors List

  • Economics
  • Environment and Sustainable Development
  • Expressive Arts (Visual Arts)
  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • History
  • International Business
  • Literary Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science and International Relations
  • Psychology
  • Self-Designed

Self-Designed Major

Students who have a strong academic record and feel that their desired course of study does not fit into these majors may opt for a Self-Designed Major. This major is designed by the student in consultation with two faculty directors of study. Some past Self-Designed majors have included Art History and Literature, International Relations, Environmental Psychology, Psychology, and Expressive Arts. All our majors are designed to meet international standards and reflect the best trends in course design globally.


Indicative elective list which subjects to change in every semester:

  • Blood  and Antiquities and Archaeopolitic
  • From Sculpture to Installation: The Poetics of Objects and Space
  • Open Studio 1: Introduction to Visual Arts
  • The Static and the Moving Image: New art practices in a Digital Age
  • Critical Concepts in Peace and Security
  • The History and Archeology of the Ancient World
  • Open Studio 2: Introduction to Visual Arts
  • Image and Thought: Art History from Renaissance to Modernism
  • Rethinking Friendship
  • Transformative Actions in Public Space: Exploring Contemporary Theatre & Performance
  • Thinking about the field
  • Ancient Civilisations: Egypt, Mesopotamia and Greece
  • Society, Environment and Climate Change
  • Food and Water Security
  • Mysticism: East and West
  • Believe, Obey, Fight: European Right-Wing Regimes and the second World War
  • Culture, Power, History: Key Texts in Sociology and Anthropology
  • The Politics of Development
  • Energy and Sustainability
  • Primer on GIS and Basic Spatial Analysis
  • Can we be Moral: The debate between choice and chance
  • Philosophical Approaches to the Mind
  • Islam in South Asia – History and Politics
  • Feminist Classics: East and West
  • Culture, Ecology and Politics
  • Harry Potter: Texts, Films and Culture
  • China’s Foreign Policy
  • Nationalism and integration in 20th century Europe