B.Sc. in Humanities & Social Sciences

Updated on Jan 25, 2022 05:21 IST
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A BSc is a Bachelor of Science (BSc) which students generally take up after their Class 12. Students who did their Class 12 in Science stream, will generally take up the subjects they have studied such as Mathematics, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, English or even Computer Applications. It is highly unlikely for a Science student to opt for a BCom course or BBA, simply because they have not studied the subjects in their Class 12. However, here’s where Liberal Arts come into play. Liberal Arts allows students to mix disciplines and programmes, where students are taught multi-disciplines in a programme and can opt to take up different courses at a time and pursue them, based on their skills, knowledge and interest.

There are various Universities and colleges which teach subjects from Humanities which have a scientific appeal. Students can apply Science in fields such as Philosophy, Economics, Psychology, Geography and much more. Various fields in Humanities and Social Sciences have a scientific appeal and require scientific theories and research work. For example, Psychology is a vast subject which has different sub-branches and sub-topics. Psychology may be a field from Humanities and Social Sciences, however, there is also applied sciences in Psychology and has fields such as Clinical Psychology, Neuro Psychology, Biological Psychology and much more.

Event for Geography, students learn about Human Geography, which caters more towards the Humanities side and there is Physical Geography, which leans towards the Science aspects as students learn about the atmosphere, the core, the environment and much more.

Required Skills for BSc Humanities and Social Sciences

Given below in the table is the list of skillsets required for BSc Humanities and Social Sciences:

Skillsets for BSC Humanities and Social Sciences
Understanding Interested
Pragmatic Logical
Enthusiastic Reasonable
Aware Perceptive
Judgement Skills Knowledgeable
Practical Good Communication Skills

Courses Offered in BSc Humanities and Social Sciences

Given below in the table is the list of courses, their durations and their eligibility criteria for BSc Humanitie and Social Sciences

Course

Duration

Eligibility Criteria

BSc Psychology

3-Years

The candidate should have done their Class 12 in Science stream (PCB/PCM) from a reocgnised Board and should have secured a minimum of 50% aggregate.

BSc Geography

3-Years

The candidate should have done their Class 12 in Science stream (PCB/PCM) from a recognised Board and should have secured a minimum of 50% aggregate.

BSc Economics

3-Years

The candidate should have done their Class 12 in Humanities or Science from a recognised Board and should have secured a minimum of 50% aggregate.

BSc Philosophy

3-Years

The candidate should have done their Class 12 in Science stream or Humanities stream from a recognised Board and should have secured a minimum of 50% aggregate.

Admission Process

Chose University/College: The first step is to search for colleges or universities which are offering courses in BSc. Check the fees, the seats offered, eligibility criteria which is set for the course. Such programmes come under Liberal Arts and there are a list of colleges which offer admission to Liberal Arts courses.

Apply for Course: Proceed to apply for admission after getting to know the university offering the programme. Fill up the details as required and pay the application fee. The application forms are available for a limited period of time so the candidate is advised to know the details way in advance.

Mode of Admission: Universities and Colleges will either conduct entrance exams for admission or offer admission through merit based on the qualifying examinations. For postgraduate courses, the candidate will have to appear for an entrance exam. For such programmes, the varsity also conducts Group Discussions and Personal Interviews (PI) to know more about the student and their plans.

Results: Selected and qualified candidates make the merit list. The student has to get the desired rank and percentage, to be eligible for admission.

Counselling: The candidate will have to appear for the counselling session conducted at the university to book their seat, submit their documents and pay the fees to seal admission.

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Top Colleges offering BSc Humanities and Social Sciences

Listed below are the top college offering BSc Humanities and Social Sciences course:

Bennett University

SRM University

PDPU

Ashoka University

Flame University

KREA University

Azim Premji University

Symbiosis School of Liberal Arts

Apeejay Stya University

OP Jindal Global University

Loyola College

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Important FAQs related to BSc Humanities and Social Sciences

Q. What is Bachelor of humanities and social sciences?

A. Bachelor of Humanities and Social Sciences deals with different subjects. Both the fields basically is about art, culture, music, religion and history. Humanities deals with music, art, and literature while social sciences deals with archaeology, politics and anthropology.

Q. What are the subjects in humanities and social sciences?

A. Popular subjects in Humanities are Languages, Law, Linguistics, Economics. Meanwhile, Social Sciences includes subjects like History, Philosophy, Anthropology, Political Science and more.

Q. Can we do BSc in humanities?

A. Yes, you  can do BSc in humanities. There are various subjects in humanities such as economics, history, social studies, business administration, computer science etc. 

Q. What is BSc in social science?

A. BSc Social Sciences is an undergraduate level course. It comprises of courses such as theories, applications and methodologies etc. 

Q. What can I do with a degree in humanities and social sciences?

A. After pursuing humanities and social sciences courses,there are various career options available for candidates. Candidates can opt for a career in public relations, journalist, operations research analyst etc. After pursuing advanced courses, candidates can opt roles such as school counselor, mathematician etc. 

Q. Is humanities a good stream?

A. Arts stream or Humanities is one of the most popular options for students after class 10. This is considered as best option for students having interest in subjects such as Geaography, History, Psychology, Political Science, Sociology, Languages etc.

Q. Is social sciences a good degree?

A. Like Humnaities, Social Sciences are a good option. The scope for social sciences is wide. Candidates can get multiple job opportunities with a degree in Social Sciences.

Q. What are the top colleges offering BSc in Humanities and Social Sciences?

A. Some of the top colleges offering BSc in Humanities and Social Sciences are SRM University, Bennett University, Flame University, PDPU, Ashoka University, Azim Premji University, KREA University, Symbiosis School of Liberal Arts, OP Jindal Global University, Apeejay Stya University, Loyola College etc. 

Q. What are the skills required for BSc Humanities and Social Sciences?

A. Some of the skills required for BSc Humanities and Social Sciences are interest, understanding, logical approach, awareness, good communication skills, knowledgeable, judgement skills etc. 

Q. Can we do BSc after 12th humanities?

A. Yes, candidates can take up Bachelor of Science (BSc) after their Class 12. 

Q. What are the subjects offered in BSc Humanities and Social Sciences?

A. Popular subjects offered in BSc Humanities and Social Sciences are BSc Psychology, BSc Geography, BSc Economics and BSc Philosophy. 

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2022-03-06 00:59:39

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Hi Those who have qualified their M.A. Degree in Humanities or hold an M.Phil. With an aggregate of 60% marks and above for General Category and 55% marks and above for SC/ST category can avail for admission. Qualifying the entrance examination for this programme of Ph.D. by UGC is a prerequisite...Hi
Those who have qualified their M.A. Degree in Humanities or hold an M.Phil. With an aggregate of 60% marks and above for General Category and 55% marks and above for SC/ST category can avail for admission. Qualifying the entrance examination for this programme of Ph.D. by UGC is a prerequisite criteria.

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