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Undergraduate Programme

General and Special Degree Programme in Comparative Religion & Social Harmony

The B.A, Special degree programme in Comparative Religion & Social Harmony Department of Comparative Religion & Social Harmony four years duration with two semesters per year. During a semester four to five courses which carry a total of 120 credits are conducted. A course carries two credits when it involves two students contact hours each week or three credits when it involves three contact hours each week a semester.

On completion of the special degree in Comparative Religion & Social Harmony courses, students will have acquired a certain degree of knowledge in the Comparative religion & Social Harmony, based on the premise of various disciplines, in addition to their methods and related ethical issues. Students shall develop in-depth knowledge in the field of Comparative Religion & Social Harmony and its various branches such as Sociology of Religion, education and Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Fine Arts in Religion, Tamil Religious Literature, Sociological Approaches to the study of Religion, ect.

They shall develop ability to produce, individually or as part of a team, as analysis of contemporary religious issues. This improves the ability to successfully compile information based on the most appropriate information-gathering methods. The ability to process the information obtained based on existing research on the subject and according to the most appropriate analytical methods, and the ability to communicate the results of the analysis in a clear. Coherent, structured and attractive manner, both orally and in written form.

Comparative Religion & Social Harmony Learning outcomes

B.A Special degree students in Comparative Religion & Social Harmony at the completion of the degree will be able to.

  • Discuss the major theories and concepts of Religion & Social Harmony and its subfields.
  • Write clearly on the issues in the world. Major & Miner Religions
  • Analyze Religious & Social problems and formulate the criteria to find the solution.
  • Use electronic and traditional library resources regarding religious and social harmony aspects from the important issues in present and past contexts and their impact in the national and international level.
  • Demonstrate competency in the usage of basic research including competency in qualitative analysis.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking including the ability to form an argument, detect myths, and martial evidence. On key issues of religion and social harmony and deliver thoughtful and well- articulated presentations of research finding.

Field work

General, Special Degree Students in Comparative Religion & Social Harmony are expected to fulfill fieldwork experience with Various Religions, Social Harmony and Social works, ect. Twenty four working hours of field work is expected in the 3rd year and students shall submit written assignment, with supporting reading along with empirical experiences Comparative Religion & Social Harmony the field areas.

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