code

SHS-06

Program Code
level

Post Graduation

Level
duration

2 Years

Duration

Programme Overview

M.A. in Sociology is a 2-year full-time postgraduate course at Om Sterling Global University. As one of the best M. A. colleges in Hisar, Haryana, we are 100% dedicated to provide the best and highest quality of education to our aspiring and highly valuable students so that they can relish a wonderful life and a successful career ahead. The program of M. A. in Sociology is divided into four semesters and in its basic sense, the course comes under the category of humanities that focuses on society, social relations, construction of society, pillars of society, economy, polity, historical & geographical aspects of society and languages.

The students of the M.A in Sociology at the top M.A. college in Hisar, Haryana will learn how society, regions, religions, literature, culture, politics, history and economy have configured the modern world. The entire course covers the basic understanding of various functional areas of development of society, rise of socialism, caste, culture and creed, capitalism, division of labor, forms of solidarity, system, structure, and rationality. With a degree of M.A. in Sociology in hand, a student can become a contributing part of the society and aspire to do the same so that this world can become a better place to live for everyone.

Programme Objectives

The M.A. in Sociology degree program at OSGU’s School of Humanities and Social Science (SHS) has the following program objectives

  • Focusing on fundamental applications and analysis of Sociology in life
  • Develop the skills among the students to make them excel in any field
  • Rendering job–oriented and self-employment opportunities to the aspiring students
  • Effective role performance at micro & macro levels to meet sociology-oriented challenges with ease and confidence

Programme Outcomes

The M.A in Sociology offered by OSGU; one of the top M. A. colleges in Hisar, Haryana is dedicated to provide an in-depth study of a wide spectrum of aspects that are intricately attached to Society, Sociological Theories, Pre-Capitalist to Capitalist Social formations. It assists the aspiring students to understand the belief systems, historical, cultural and philosophical influences that shaped the society at local, national, and international level, through different ages. It traces the development of different stages, strata of society and humanity in a wider sense. It helps them recognize and discuss the stylistic aspects along with ideological shifts and major trends through a representative study of its dominant figures and different periods it also provides the five objectives of Higher Education; Andragogy, Extension, Application, Implementation, Research and Learning along with enhanced groomed personality so as to cope up with the working style of modern  India and world.

Career Path

The career path post-pursuing M.A. in Sociology is paved with numerous golden opportunities that lead to happy life and a prosperous career. Along with great engineers, lawyers, doctors, and scientists the world needs top-notch experts in sociology who possess a great understanding of topics that is concerned with the relevant domains. By completing this 2-year course at Om Sterling Global University, Hisar, Haryana, the aspiring student will be made acquainted with an ever-growing career whose real-time applications are limitless. With a degree of M.A. in Sociology in hand, a student can earn respect in the society and become a beacon of light for others.

Now, as per the skill set, interest, and aptitude attained, a graduate in M.A. in Sociology can opt to become

  • Further studies to obtain Post PG degree such as Phil.& PhD.
  • Teacher
  • Lecturer
  • Orator
  • Writer
  • Social Worker
  • NGO Executive
  • Human Resource Executive
  • Business Development Executive
  • Marketing Executive
  • Tourism Executive

Eligibility Criteria

Minimum percentage and others criteria for admission will be as per UGC/ Concerned Regulatory Bodies.

Provided below are the criteria that need to be met for the given course.

For National Students

  • Graduation in any discipline or equivalent grades.

For International Students

  • Rule framed by University Grants Commission (UGC) and notified in its website www.ugc.ac.in will be followed for deciding the eligibility and admission of International students to various courses offered in Om Sterling Global University, Hisar.

Programme Syllabus

The program syllabus of M.A. in Sociology has been made in such a way that it takes care of the holistic development of an aspiring student and makes them ready to face modern world challenges and requirements with ease. Along with equal emphasis on the theoretical and practical aspects of study; Om Sterling Global University also focuses on providing personality development classes and communication and skills development classes; as these are a must to survive in the highly competitive market whose demands are never-ending. With these programs, an aspiring student can excel at any interview and can become a recruiter’s favorite candidate in the process.

Semester I

S.No. Subject
Compulsory Papers
01. Paper-1 Introduction to Sociology
02. Paper-2 Classical Sociological Thinkers
03. Paper -3 Indian Society : Structure & Change
04. Paper-4 Research Methods and Techniques
05. Optional Papers-5
It is pertinent to mention here that the students will have to opt for one paper amongst the optional papers listed below. The Optional paper shall be floated at the sole discretion and convenience of the department.

Semester II

Sr. No Subjects
Compulsory Papers
01. Paper-6 Statistics and Social Research
02. Paper-7 Perspectives to Understand Indian Society
03. Paper -8 Sociology of Kinship, Marriage & Family
04. Optional Papers 9 and 10
It is pertinent to mention here that the students will have to opt for one paper in each group respectively i.e. one from Group-A and one from Group-B from the optional papers listed below. The Optional papers shall be floated at the sole discretion and convenience of the department

Semester III

S.No. Subject
Compulsory Papers
01. Paper – 11 Contemporary Sociological
02. Paper – 12 Rural Sociology
03. Paper – 13 Sociology of Kinship, Marriage & Family
04. Paper – 14 Sociology of Population Studies
05. Optional Paper

Semester IV

S.No. Subject
Compulsory Papers
01. Paper -16 Social Stratification and Mobility
02. Paper – 17 Contemporary Issues in Indian Society
03. Paper – 18 Urban Sociology
04. Paper -19 Gender and Society
05. Optional Paper

Optional Papers

S.No. Optional Papers Optional Papers
Semester I Optional Papers-5
Paper-5.1 Sociology of Marginalized Communities
Paper-5.2 Health and Society
Paper -5.3 Social Anthropology
Paper-5.4 Sociology of Education
Semester II Optional Papers-9      (Group-A)
Paper-9.1 Rural Development in India
Paper-9.2 Political Sociology
Paper -9.3 Globalization and Society
Optional Papers-10      (Group-B)
Paper-10.1 Economy and Society
Paper-10.2 Industrial Sociology
Paper -10.3 Social Psychology
Semester III Optional Papers-15 
Paper –15.1 Sociology of Mass Communication & Popular Culture
Paper -15.2 Sociology of Human Rights & Duties
Paper –15.3 Industrial Sociology
Paper -15.4 Sociology of Peasantry
Paper – 15.5 Globalization and Soceity
Semester IV Optional Papers – 20
Paper – 20.1 Social Problems in India
Paper – 20.2 Sociology of Movement
Paper – 20.3 Sociology of Environment
Paper – 20.4 Rural Developments and Change

How to Apply

You can fill-up the Admission Enquiry Form below if you have any queries regarding the admission procedure of M.A. in Sociology. Now, if you are unable to decide on which program to choose, feel free to reach out to us via the FREE tele-counseling option. If you have decided that you must pursue M.A. in Sociology and start a highly-rewarding career then go ahead and fill-up the Online Application now.

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