The field of teaching is a noble one and especially so in the domain of social science, where along with teaching one can also be an agent for social change. It is with the study of the social sciences that we learn how societies are formed and how societies can be instrumental in development of the people and in turn whole communities. Through social sciences we also learn the various factors governing economic development of societies and about various government and non-government organizations working towards the upliftment of people from poverty, illiteracy, unemployment and various other ills. Along with your teaching skills, the course improves upon your analytical and reasoning skills.
Eligibility and course duration
A bachelor's degree, preferably in a discipline related to sociology, anthropology, political science, psychology and so on. Admission to the program is through written test or interview and marks obtained in graduation.
Duration of this B.Ed program is 2 years.
More about the course
The program aims to equip you with adequate teaching skills and requisite knowledge of the social issues prevalent at the domestic as well as international level. You will be learning of the various academic tools that are useful in identifying the various social problems and concerns. You get to learn various topics relevant to the field of sociology, anthropology, psychology, criminology, geography, economics and politics. You learn of the interventions and solutions to the various social problems prevalent in our societies. There are also topics on gender studies and the role and status of women in society. Along with the theory part there is also an element of research involved in this B.Ed program, where you get to undertake a research project in the field of social science in the real world with real issues.
Job opportunities and prospects
After undertaking this course you can apply for a teaching job in institutes and colleges where social science is part of the study curriculum. Other than being a teacher, one can also think about joining the civil services. Specialization in social sciences also makes you eligible for a career in the legal system and in various government and non-government organizations working in the social front. As part of enhancing your career prospects in the teaching field you may also pursue an M.Ed qualification in the relevant field. You may also work towards becoming a social worker, anthropologist or an economist.
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