Bachelor of Arts

Government College Quepem offers 3 years undergraduate program in Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) affiliated to Goa University. Students who have passed the Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) examination conducted by the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education in Arts / Vocational stream or equivalent course, subject to terms and conditions laid down by Goa University are eligible to offer the course. The course is spread across six semesters through a varied combination of subjects consisting of English, Marathi, Konkani, Hindi, History, Political Science, Economics, Sociology, Geography, Yoga Studies, Library Science, Information Technology, Indian Culture and Heritage, Environmental Studies, Ecology and Human Rights. One project paper has to be offered across semester V and VI. The semester wise detailed structure, eligibility criteria, fee structure are available in the prospectus.

As per the relevant data available with Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD), Government of India, Bachelor of Arts commands the maximum number of enrollments countrywide. The course study involves studying various subjects from Linguistics, Philosophy, History, Religion Studies, Performing Arts, Music, Humanities, Social Science and Economics.

The B.A. course is a flexible degree that allows students to match their academic interests with career options to create a suitable course combination. The course aims to inculcate values in to the learner, help acquire skills in human resource management, English writing skills, human rights, and in learning, comprehension, analysis and synthesis of arguments, set priorities and communicate it to others.

On successful completion of Bachelor of Arts degree one can aspire to become an Economist, Historian, Educationist, Archaeologist, Political Scientist, Public Relation Executive, Personnel Manager, Psychologist, Sociologist, Journalist, Social Activist, Social Worker, Business Researcher etc. The employment areas include but not limited to Banks, Consultancies, Financial and Economic Research Organizations, Foreign Affairs, Export Companies, Law Firms, Industrial Houses, Multinational Companies, News and Media, Publishing Firms, Political Organizations, Tourism and Police.