B.A. (Hons.) Liberal Arts

4 Years Program

Program Overview

At IILM University, the B.A Hons. Liberal Arts program stands out for its interdisciplinary approach, fostering critical thinking, creativity, and global perspectives. Students delve into various disciplines such as literature, philosophy, social sciences, and arts, gaining a well-rounded education that prepares them for a diverse range of careers and lifelong learning.


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Uncover the mysteries of the human mind and behaviour in our Psychology major. Delve into cognitive processes, social dynamics, and mental health, guided by experienced faculty. Whether you aspire to be a counsellor, researcher, or clinical psychologist, our program provides a strong foundation for a fulfilling career. The major focuses on encouraging learners to explore connections between psychology and other disciplines.

The International Business course immerses students in the dynamic world of global commerce, providing a comprehensive understanding of the complexities, challenges, and opportunities inherent in international markets. Participants gain invaluable insights into the cultural, economic, and geopolitical factors influencing business decisions across borders. This program not only enhances students’ professional prospects by preparing them for roles in multinational corporations, trade, and diplomacy but also fosters personal growth by cultivating cultural intelligence and adaptability. Through a curated curriculum, students delve into international marketing strategies, global supply chain management, and cross-cultural negotiation skills. Particularly beneficial for those aspiring to excel in the fields of international trade, diplomacy, and corporate management, this course equips students with transferable skills such as intercultural communication, strategic thinking, and a nuanced global perspective.

Economics (B.A./ B.A. Hons.) is an enriching academic journey that equips students with a profound understanding of the forces driving our global economy. This program delves into economic theories, policies, and real-world applications, empowering students with the skills and knowledge to analyse, predict, and influence economic phenomena. By studying micro and macroeconomics, financial markets, international trade, and econometrics, students develop a comprehensive toolkit for dissecting complex economic issues. They gain the ability to make informed decisions and contribute to economic prosperity, making this program invaluable for aspiring economists, policymakers, and business leaders.

Study the intricate fabric of societies, cultures, and human interactions in our Sociology major. Examine social structures, inequalities, and cultural phenomena, empowering you to address contemporary social challenges through careers in social research or advocacy. The Sociology Major aims to provide students with an understanding of the diverse social structures present in India. Through this course, students will develop the intellectual tools necessary to analyse and comprehend these complex social environments effectively.

Literary and Cultural studies are important for students because it promotes cultural understanding, critical thinking, communication skills, and a global perspective. The School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences ensures to enrich students’ lives, equips them with valuable skills, and prepares them for an increasingly diverse and interconnected world.

The foundation course on Environment and Sustainable Development is essential for the student’s students because it not only imparts knowledge but also fosters a sense of responsibility, ethical awareness, and the skills required to address some of the most critical challenges of our time. The School of Social Sciences and Humanities aims to prepare students for meaningful and impactful careers and equips them to contribute to a more sustainable and just world. The course aims to provide students with a holistic understanding of environmental issues and the tools to address them incorporating scientific principles, ethical considerations, and practical solutions to complex environmental challenges.

Gain profound insights into political systems, governance, and international relations with our Political Science major. Explore global affairs, public policy, and diplomacy, preparing for roles in government, international organizations, or political analysis. This Major aims to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of political structures worldwide, as well as the nuanced workings of power within these structures.

Embark on a captivating journey through time with our History major. This program delves into the complex narratives of human civilization, enabling students to uncover the stories, events, and ideologies that have shaped our world. Graduates gain a deep historical perspective, equipping them for careers in historical research, education, archiving, cultural preservation, and historical consulting.

Immerse yourself in the exploration of fundamental questions about existence, ethics, and knowledge through our Philosophy major. This major not only fosters critical thinking but also encourages philosophical inquiry, providing a deep understanding of philosophical traditions and contemporary debates. Graduates emerge with the ability to engage in profound intellectual discourse and often pursue careers in academia, ethics, law, or any field that requires rigorous analytical and ethical reasoning.

Digital Humanities is a valuable field of study for the students of the School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences as it equips them with a diverse skill set that includes technology, research, data analysis, and critical thinking. Bridging a gap between the humanities and digital tools, Digital Humanities prepares students for a wide range of academic and professional opportunities while fostering a deeper understanding of human culture and history.

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What Sets BA Liberal Arts at IILM University Apart?

Our B.A Hons. Liberal Arts program at IILM University distinguishes itself through its emphasis on holistic education, integrating real-world experiences with academic rigor. With access to state-of-the-art facilities, personalized mentorship, and a vibrant campus community, students engage in collaborative projects, internships, and research opportunities, enhancing their academic journey and personal growth.

Prospective students for the B.A Hons. Liberal Arts program at IILM University should have completed the 10+2 level of schooling or its equivalent in humanities, science, or commerce with a minimum 50% aggregate marks (CBSE, ISC, State Boards, IB, Cambridge, and other Govt. recognised boards).

Additionally, they should demonstrate a keen interest in interdisciplinary studies, critical thinking skills, and a passion for exploring diverse perspectives.

The curriculum of the B.A Hons. Liberal Arts program at IILM University is meticulously designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of various disciplines while encouraging them to explore their academic interests. From foundational courses to advanced seminars, students engage in a wide array of subjects including literature, history, sociology, psychology, and fine arts, fostering intellectual curiosity and analytical thinking.

The B.A Hons. Liberal Arts program at IILM University offers specializations in areas such as Cultural Studies, Global Affairs, Environmental Studies, Media and Communication, and Gender Studies. These specializations allow students to deepen their knowledge in specific areas of interest, tailoring their academic journey to align with their career aspirations and personal goals.

In addition to core and specialization courses, students have the flexibility to choose from a diverse range of electives across disciplines, enabling them to customize their learning experience according to their interests and academic pursuits. Whether exploring a new language, delving into digital humanities, or studying contemporary issues, students have the opportunity to broaden their horizons and expand their intellectual horizons.

Graduates specializing in Marketing can pursue roles in

  • Advertising,
  • Market Research,
  • Brand Management,
  • Digital Marketing,
  • Social Media Marketing,
  • Public Relations, and
  • Sales.

HR graduates can engage in

  • Talent Acquisition,
  • Employee Engagement,
  • Compensation and Benefits Management,
  • Organizational Development, and
  • HR Analytics.

Finance graduates have the option to explore careers in

  • Banking,
  • Investment Management,
  • Financial Planning,
  • Insurance,
  • Risk Management, and
  • Accounting.

At IILM University, we are committed to preparing our students for successful careers through a range of placement and training opportunities. Through our strong industry connections and career development services, students receive guidance and support in securing internships, projects, and job placements in leading organizations across various sectors. Additionally, our faculty mentors provide career counselling and skill-building workshops to equip students with the necessary tools for professional success.

Graduates of the B.A Hons. Liberal Arts program at IILM University are well-equipped to pursue diverse career paths in fields such as education, journalism, public policy, research, marketing, cultural management, and social entrepreneurship. With their interdisciplinary skills, critical thinking abilities, and global perspectives, our alumni are poised to thrive in a rapidly evolving job market, making meaningful contributions to society and driving positive change.

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