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BA Journalism, Tourism and History

Bachelor in Arts with a specialization in Journalism is a 3-year undergraduate course under the Bangalore University Curriculum. Acharya Bangalore B-School’s BA program provides a jumpstart for aspirants who are heading towards a smart career in the Journalism and Tourism field. BA course is a full-time course that enables you to explore the opportunities in the news and media industry.

ABBS is one of the best colleges in Bangalore for the BA courses and has highly qualified faculty members, eminent guest lecturers, professors, successful entrepreneurs who are well-versed in the field of media and journalism. Our BA program focuses on enabling students for news and media-oriented careers and a global perspective.

Bachelor of Arts

A marriage of creativity and discovery, our BA curriculum sails you through a spectrum of subjects over six immersive semesters. The programme offers a host of specialisations to choose from, each perfectly aligned to industry expectations.

Course Details:

The BA Journalism course focuses specifically on the news and the media industry. The subjects are selected, updated, and presented to suit the graduates in this profession. Subjects such as Communicative English, Functional English, Basics of Mass media like the Television, Newspaper, Journalistic writing, certain elements of written English, Basics of Computer are some of the topics that are taught. 

Career Prospects after BA Journalism:

Studying Journalism opens abundant opportunities for a successful career in the media and communications industry. You could also do plenty of short-term certificate courses or proceed to do your masters as well. Whether you study post-BA Journalism or not, you are assured to have a successful career. You can join:

  • Advertising Agencies and Companies
  • Radio Telecasting Companies
  • Information Service Centres
  • Law & Legal Affairs Department
  • TV and News Channels
  • AIR – All India Radio Station
  • FM Radio Channel
  • Newspapers and Magazines
  • Publication houses

Any place which needs a constant update on current events can be an opportunity to grow your career. One can bring out the passion to get the real truth in a given event or situation and scale-up in their career.

Objectives of the program:

  1. To provide high-class education and exposure in the field of journalism.
  2. To enable students to face challenges in the current media and communication platform.
  3. Focus on the importance of communication with preference to mass media.
  4. To enable students to expedite newsrooms, manage media houses with a solution-driven attitude
  5. To encourage budding Anchors, show hosts, and entrepreneurs in the field of journalism.

Course Outcomes

Bachelor of Arts with Specialization in Journalism provides a holistic idea of the news and media industry. Curious minds who are explorative by nature venture into any diverse field, be it advertising, communication, or media management, get into BA Journalism. It provides a platform to spread your knowledge wings advertising firms, Radio stations, TV channels, magazines, and newspapers. One could have easy access to political conferences, meets, and the key decision-makers in the industry with such a career in journalism. 

Course Duration

3 Years – 6 Semesters.

Eligibility

10+2 or PUC or an equivalent degree from a recognized board and a minimum aggregate of 40% in 10th and 12th.

Skills required to join the BA Journalism course

Some of the basic skills that can get you through the BA Journalism course are here:

  1. Basics of English- basic communicative English with a focus on grammar and comprehension is very important.
  2. Current affairs: if you have a keen eye on the latest updates in the news and media and a thirst for updating your general knowledge on these matters, it could be a qualifier.
  3. Reasoning- we are not talking about technical reasoning. If you can have basic reasoning on human behavior that is good enough to start the BA journalism course.

Additional Certification:

21st century micro learning program: The certification is a unique online modular learning program introduced for the first time in India that focusses on critical thinking, problem solving, digital literacy, communication, design thinking, creative writing, cross cultural skills, productivity and accountability, leadership and social responsibility. The program is delivered by experts from DALHAM learning.

Program Duration: 70 hours.

 

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