“Liberal Arts education is a vital foundation for both individual flourishing and the well-being of our society.” – Christopher Eisgruber

School of Liberal Arts

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Introduction

In keeping with the Mission of MIT World Peace University (MIT-WPU), the School of Liberal Arts is dedicated to develop overall personality of Learners by enhancing their skills, critical thinking, logical analysis, ethical & spiritual well-being along with fostering creativity. These skills will help them to achieve a successful career in an increasingly competitive world and also earn a reputation as excellent human beings in society. The School of Liberal Arts provides a multifaceted view of the world to the Learners. It focuses on creating the synergy between Political Science, Psychology, Economics, Literature, Arts, various skills, and knowledge systems. It also emphasizes research, analytical approach, problem solving aptitude, self-expression, and life-long learning. The School aims at developing professionals with social sensitivity and ethical approaches to empower society globally. The School shapes the personality of Learners with applied aspects of knowledge and skills to cater to the contemporary needs of society. The programs offered by the school facilitate to develop an interdisciplinary perspective of Learners towards social issues and their capacity to resolve them efficiently. The School endeavours to partner with renowned experts from diverse fields and eminent organizations to help the Learners fulfil their fullest potential. It encourages learners to develop an inquisitive attitude towards individual and social development. This is accomplished through updated syllabus, continuous internal assessment, practical work, workshops, guest lectures, fieldwork, assignments, and various teaching-learning methods. In nutshell, a holistic approach is adopted to facilitate all round development of the Learners.

Promoting the Culture of Peace through value based Universal Education System

Promoting the Culture of Peace through value based Universal Education System

Building the nation & nurturing global competence among the students

Building the nation & nurturing global competence among the students

Harnessing the knowledge of Business, Computer Science and Technology for the welfare of the society

Harnessing the knowledge of Business, Computer Science and Technology for the welfare of the society

Introduction

Before the era of discipline specific studies, education was ‘liberal’ in true sense. Ancient Indian education system from the time of Buddha was all inclusive which implied a transdisciplinary approach. The Learners were accustomed to diverse subjects ranging from Philosophy to Natural Sciences. MA English/ Political Science/Psychology (Emphasis on Liberal Studies) program re-introduces this holistic system of education taking into account the ever-changing demands of the modern world. This Program offers Post graduation in English/Political Science/ Psychology with emphasis on Liberal Studies. It helps Learners to grow a multi-dimensional perspective towards the world. It encompasses a broad array of subjects and teaches Learners the inter-relationship between them. Liberal education helps Learner to gauge their strengths and hence helps them apply greater efforts in their area of studies. MA English/ Political Science/Psychology (Emphasis on Liberal Studies) has a unique range of courses which provide flexibility and variety that suits the interests and needs of each Learner. The Program focuses on in-depth learning of the compulsory core subjects (English/Political Science/Psychology) with emphasis on Liberal Studies. MA English (Emphasis on Liberal Studies) in English offers a spectrum of Compulsory Core courses and Core Electives ranging from Fiction, Poetry and Drama across the ages, Literary Criticism, and Linguistics to options such as Modern American Literature, Indian Writing in English, Cultural Studies and Women’s Writing. MA Political Science (Emphasis on Liberal Studies) has plentiful options to form a unique combination, like Comparative Political Analysis, Western Political thought and Modern Indian Political Thought, with electives like Political economy of India, Inequality and exclusion, and Politics of International economic relations. MA in Psychology (Emphasis on Liberal Studies) has exceptional combination of Compulsory Core courses like Psychometry, Advance Research Methods in Psychological Research, and an abundance of Core Electives including Industrial Psychology and Counselling Psychology, Motivation & Emotion, and Psychological assessment in Human Resource. Apart from the Compulsory Core courses and Core Electives, MA English/ Political Science/Psychology (Emphasis on Liberal Studies) also encompasses diverse areas of study like Event Development, Mass Media, Music, Drama, Economics, Earth system processes among others. The Learner will study a combination of courses from General electives, Skill Enhancement Course, Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses and Cluster Electives and various interdisciplinary fields of study as per choice-based credit system. Experiential Learning is the central soul of Liberal Studies program and involves Rural Immersion Program, National Study Tour, International Immersion Program, Field Studies, Industry Visits and Internships. Present day employers are looking for people with multiple skill sets. They expect postgraduates to be excellent problem solvers, who can think critically and can communicate convincingly. Employers also expect postgraduates to be sensitive and appreciate the complexities of the society and humanity. The MA English/ Political Science/Psychology (Emphasis on Liberal Studies) program imbibes multidisciplinary approach among Learners which improves their prospects of employment in varied industries and areas.

Promoting the Culture of Peace through value based Universal Education System

Promoting the Culture of Peace through value based Universal Education System

Building the nation & nurturing global competence among the students

Building the nation & nurturing global competence among the students

Harnessing the knowledge of Business, Computer Science and Technology for the welfare of the society

Harnessing the knowledge of Business, Computer Science and Technology for the welfare of the society

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Career Outcomes

After the completion of BA Liberal Arts program, the students could be employed by various industries in diverse roles as:

• Content Writers

• Academicians

• Journalists

• Research Assistants

• Counsellors

• Clinical Psychologists

• Educational Psychologists

• Psychotherapists

• Policy Advisors

• Policy Makers

• Budget Analysts

• Fund Raisers and CSR specialists

• Political Consultants

• Election Managers

• PR Managers

• Advertising Professionals

• Social media manager

• Art Consultants, Media researcher

Program Objectives & Highlights

After the completion of BA Liberal Arts program, the students could be employed by various industries in diverse roles as:

• Capacity for independent critical thinking

• Creative and sound problem-solving skills and planning capabilities

• Ability to critically assess intellectual claims, theories, and arguments

• Excellent interpersonal communication skills

Learn from Experts

Prof. Manoj Arora

Prof. Manoj Arora

Vice Chancellor, BML Munjal University, Haryana
Lt. Gen. (Dr.) M D Venakatesh

Lt. Gen. (Dr.) M D Venakatesh

Vice Chancellor, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal
Prof Pratapsingh Chauhan

Prof Pratapsingh Chauhan

Vice Chancellor, Shri Govind Guru University, Godhra
Prof. R. K. Pandey

Prof. R. K. Pandey

Vice Chancellor, Amity University, Raipur
Prof. V. S. Rao

Prof. V. S. Rao

Vice Chancellor, SRM University, Andhra Pradesh
Prof. Arvind Agarwal

Prof. Arvind Agarwal

Former Vice Chancellor, Mahatma Gandhi Central University, Motihari, Bihar

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