Department of Sociology was established in the year 1957.
The goal of the Department of Sociology is to sensitize students towards social related issues by providing them theoretical and practical exposure in the field of study.
The Department offers curriculum prescribed by Bangalore University.
The curriculum is supported with interactive method of teaching-learning process by experienced faculty.
The students are encouraged to involve themselves in project work, to supplement learning process.
Department of Sociology is an under graduate course offered with other combinations such as –
1) History, Economics, Sociology.
2) Sociology, Economics, Optional English.
3) Sociology, Economics, Optional Kannada.
4) Psychology, Economics, Sociology.
The Department conducts, Inter collegiate fests, encourages students to take part in community activities like Janagraha, Malleshwaram accessibility project and so on.
Students take up group and individual projects
Department organizes visits to orphanages, Old age homes, Prison, media channels, field visits to slums.
Students also take part in inter collegiate and inter class competitions.
Sociology is a very vast field and there are different areas where students of Sociology can specialize as follows –
• Masters in Sociology and PHD.
• Research and survey organizations.
• Public health and welfare organizations.
• Urban planners, gerontologists, criminologists, Anthropologists.

There is also a need of study of the subject sociology in Institutions that have projects in rural areas and in NGOs. State and Central government child welfare and educational department where the need for sociologists is increasing.




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 Phone with extn. : (080)23341225 Extn 208