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Economics and History Programme

Mathematics in 11th and 12th is compulsory for this major. Students will have to do 9 courses each in Economics and History. All Economics courses are those which are compulsory courses for Economics Major. Detailed descriptions of history courses can be seen here.

Major Requirements

For the graduating batch of 2019: Students will have to do at least eight (8) courses each in Economics and History. The 8 Economics courses include all those courses which are compulsory for a pure Economics major and one elective course. Detailed descriptions of history courses can be seen here. Within the history courses, students have to complete:

  • 3 of the 4 History Gateway Courses (HIS 101 Modern Europe, HIS 102 Ancient India, HIS 103 Medieval India, HIS 104 Modern India)

  • 1  History reading course (HIS 201 Reading History)

  • 3 History elective courses. Note, one CTS may count as an History elective.

  • 1 History Undergraduate Research Thesis/Project (HIS 401 or HIS 402)

For the graduating batches of 2020 and beyond: Students will have to do at least nine (9) courses each in Economics and History. The 9 Economics courses include all courses that are compulsory for a pure Economics major for the batches of 2020 and beyond. Detailed descriptions of history courses can be seen here. Within the history courses, students have to complete:

  • 3 of the 4 History Gateway Courses (HIS 101 Modern Europe, HIS 102 Ancient India, HIS 103 Medieval India, HIS 104 Modern India)

  • 1  History reading course (HIS 201 Reading History)

  • 4 History elective courses. Note, one CTS may count as an History elective.

  • 1 History Undergraduate Research Thesis/Project (HIS 401 or HIS 402)

Sample Curriculum Structure

The following sample curriculum structure is applicable to the cohort of 2016-2019:

 

Semester I

Semester II

Semester III

Semester IV

Semester V

Semester VI

(Monsoon)

(Spring)

(Monsoon)

(Spring)

(Monsoon)

(Spring)

Introduction to Critical Thinking

Critical Thinking Seminar I

Critical Thinking Seminar II

FC 5

FC 6

FC 8

Foundations of Economic Reasoning

FC 4

HIS 102 Ancient India  or HIS 103 Medieval India

HIS 104 Modern India

FC 7

FC 9

Trends in History

HIS 101 Modern Europe

Intermediate Microeconomics

Econometrics

Economics      Elective 1     

History Elective

FC 3

Maths for Economics

Intermediate Macroeconomics

Game Theory

Development Economics

History Elective

 

 

Statistics for Economics

HIS 201 Reading History

History Elective

HIS 401 History UG Research Thesis or HIS 402 History UG Research Project

The above table is only a sample curriculum structure. It shows how the course structure would look like for a major who is taking 3 CTS and 9 FC. Individual curriculum structure will vary depending on the number of FC and CTS one takes.

 

The following sample curriculum structure is applicable to the cohorts of 2017-2020 and beyond:

 

Semester I

Semester II

Semester III

Semester IV

Semester V

Semester VI

(Monsoon)

(Spring)

(Monsoon)

(Spring)

(Monsoon)

(Spring)

Introduction to Critical Thinking

Critical Thinking Seminar I

HIS 102 Ancient India  or HIS 103 Medieval India

Microeconomic Theory I

FC 4

FC 6

FC 1

HIS 101 Modern Europe

Microeconomic Theory I

Macroeconomic Theory II

FC 5

FC 7

FC 2

Introduction to Economics

Macroeconomic Theory I

Econometrics

Development Economics

History Elective 3

FC 3

Math for Economics

Statistics for Economics

HIS 104 Modern India

History Elective 1

History Elective 4

 

 

 

HIS 201 Reading History

History Elective 2

HIS 401 History UG Research Thesis or HIS 402 History UG Research Project

The above table is only a sample curriculum structure. There could be other possibilities by moving around some courses. A student should check this with the respective departments.

Faculty
Economics and History Programme