Course Outcome: HISTORY HONOURS
Course I: History of India I (From earliest time to 300 A.D)
Students of will acquire knowledge regarding the primitive life and cultural status of the people of ancient India. They can gather knowledge about the society, culture, religion and political history of ancient India. They will learn about the origin of the Indian empire, trade and urbanizations of ancient civilization, like Harappan civilization, Vedic civilizations, later Vedic civilizations etc. How to develop Palaeolithic, Neolithic and Chalcolithic cultures in pre-Harappan period.
Course II: Social Formation and Cultural Patterns of the Ancient World
Students will acquire knowledge about the evolution of human Society & how the society of agricultural and animal husbandry had begun in Ancient Times. They will also learn how the human society had transformed from Nomadic to civilized society in ancient history of the World. They will acquire knowledge about the origin, features, nature and class composition of ancient Greek and Polis society. They will be able to compare several societies of the world.
Course III: History of India II (From 300 AD to 750 AD)
Students will know how Indian feudalism developed and evolution of the political structures of early – medieval, north and south India. They will also learn about transformation of Indian culture, society, religion and agrarian structures.
Course IV: Social Formation and Cultural Patterns of the Medieval World
Students will learn about the religion, culture, literature and philosophy of the ancient Roman civilization. They will also acquire knowledge about how the crises of the Roman Empire had made and transitioned to Principate. They will acquire knowledge about the economic, social and religious developments during the medieval European society. They will learn about the socio – economic and political condition of the feudal organization of production, town’s formation, trade and commerce, technological developments and crisis of feudalism in Europe.
Course V: History of India III (From 750 – 1206 C.E.)
Students will achieve knowledge about development of Indian feudalism and evolution of the political structures of early – medieval north and south India. They will learn about transformation of Indian culture, society, religion and agrarian structures under the Islamic power of medieval India. They will achieve knowledge about the religious and cultural changing scenarios after the advent of Islam in India. They will gather knowledge about how the Sultanate of Delhi was established in 1206.
Course VI: Rise of Modern West – I
Students of history will learn about the rise of the modern west world and transition of the society and economy from feudalism to capitalism. They will learn about rise of Renaissance in Italy and spread of humanism in Europe and results of the European Reformation in the 16th century and Shift of economic balance from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic, Commercial Revolution, Influx of American silver and the Price Revolution. They will gather knowledge towards the emergence of European state system like Spain, France, and England etc.
Course VII: History of India IV (From 1206 – 1550 AD)
Students of history will learn about the foundation, expansion, consolidation and downfall of the Sultanate of Delhi. They will learn about the emergence of provincial dynasties & Consolidation of regional identities like, Bahamanis, Vijayanagar and Bengal. They will also acquire knowledge about the changing scenarios of the urban and rural societies after consolidation of the rule of the Sultanate of Delhi. They will learn about the activities of Delhi Sultanate i.e., revenue systems monetization, market regulations, growth of urban centers, trade and commerce, Indian Ocean trade etc.
Course VIII: Rise of the Modern West II
Students will learn about the European crisis of economic, social and political dimensions as well as the English Revolution, major issues like political and intellectual currents in 17th century. They will learn about the rise of modern science in relation to European society by the Renaissance and the European politics in the 18th century like parliamentary monarchy, patterns of Absolutism in Europe and prelude to the Industrial Revolution in England and other European countries.
Course IX: History of India V (From 1550 – 1605 AD)
Students will learn about the knowledge towards the Turkey’s invasion & Struggle for Empire in North-Western India and foundation of the Mughal Rule in India. Students will learn about the Mughal-Indian society, economy and culture after consolidation of the Mughal rule India.
Course X: History of India VI (From 1605 – 1750 AD)
Students will learn about the Mughal Indian society, economy and culture after consolidation of the Mughal rule in India. They will learn about how the Regional Powers had been raised in different parts of India after downfall of the Mughal Empire of Delhi. They will have the knowledge that the downfall of the Mughal Empire was only due to lack of unity among the Mughal courtiers which resulted in rise provincial kingdoms in Bengal, Hyderabad, Ayodhya, Mysore and Maratha in Western India.
Course XI: History of Modern Europe I (1780 – 1939)
Students will learn about the French Revolution and its impact on European countries; the fact that unity and power strengthen people was reflected in the French revolution in 1789, industrialization and it’s role in socio economic transformation of Europe. They will know about the politics of super power among the European countries. How the sense regarding the nationalism and unification had developed among the European countries on eve of the 2nd world war.
Students of history will learn about how the world was divided after First World War among the super powers. They will also learn how the aggressive foreign policy of Italy and Germany influenced the European countries and compelled them to form allied powers of the world. Gradually, the 2nd world war had occurred and the League of Nations was established as an aftermath of the war which affected the world politics. Ultimately, the world became divided into two super powers .i.e. USSR and associate countries on one hand and USA and their associate powers on the other.
Course XII: History of India VII (From 1750 – 1857 AD)
Students of history will learn how regional powers in India rose after the downfall of the Mughal Empire. They will understand about the colonial nature of state during 200 years of rule of the British power in this land. They will gather knowledge about Sepoy Mutiny and how the Indian society, politics, religion and economy had changed during the Company’s rule in India.
Course XIII: History of India VIII (From 1857 – 1950 AD)
They will be aware about the circumstances in which the Indian Nationalism rose among the Indian people for freedom. They will acquire knowledge about the freedom struggle and partition of India and aftermath.
Course XIV: History of Modern Europe II (1780 – 1939)
Students will learn how the aggressive foreign policy of Italy and Germany influenced the European countries and compelled to form allied powers of the world. Gradually, the 2nd world war occurred and the League of Nations was established which affected the world politics.