BSS Syllabi

BSS Syllabus: (Sessions: 2014-2015, 2015-2016, 2016-2017, 2017-2018)

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Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) Syllabi*
(Sessions: 2010-2011, 2011-2012, 2012-2013, 2013-2014)

The Structure of Examination and Course Outline

Courses of study for a Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) degree in Government and Politics shall extend over a period of four academic years and shall be divided into four parts: Part-I, Part-II, Part-III, and Part-IV.

Conforming to the University Ordinances, Part-I Examination shall be held at the end of the 1st year, Part-II Examination shall be held at the end of the 2nd year, and Part-III at the end of the 3rd year and Part-IV at the end of the 4th year.

This Department will offer courses consisting of 31 Units totaling 3100 marks (124 credits). The total marks allotted to each course will be distributed among written examination, and class work consisting of terminal tests, tutorials and class attendance, in the ratio of 70:20:10. In addition, the students will be required to take Viva-Voce carrying 200 marks (8 credits). Failure to appear at the Viva-Voce Examination in any part shall disqualify a candidate from passing the Examination.

The Structure of Examination

Examination

Written

Viva-Voce

Total

Marks

Credit

Marks

Credit

Marks

Credit

Part – I

600

24

50

2

650

26

Part – II

800

32

50

2

850

34

Part – III

800

32

50

2

850

34

Part – IV

900

36

50

2

950

38

* (According to the Four-Year Bachelor (Honours) Degree Ordinance, 2003) (Effective from Session: 2002-2003, Examination, Credit and Grade Assignment System)

Part- I

Course No

Course Title

Marks

Credit

GP 101 Western Political Thought (Ancient and Mediaeval)

100

4

GP 102 Political Institutions and Processes

100

4

GP 103 Principles of Public Administration

100

4

GP 104 Political and Constitutional Processes in British India (1757-1947)

100

4

GP 105 Fundamentals of Economics

100

4

GP 106 Fundamentals of International Politics

100

4

Viva – Voce

50

2

Total

650

26

Part- II

Course No

Course Title

Marks

 Credit

GP 201 Oriental Political Thought (Ancient and Mediaeval)

100

4

GP 202 Western Political Thought (Modern)

100

4

GP 203 Approaches to the Study of Politics

100

4

GP 204 Political Anthropology

100

4

GP 205 Politics in Pakistan and Emergence of Bangladesh, 1947-71

100

4

GP 206 Public Administration in Bangladesh

100

4

GP 207 Major Political Systems: UK, USA, Germany, PRC, Japan

100

4

GP 208 Political System of India

100

4

Viva – Voce

50

2

Total

850

34

 Part- III

Course No

Course Title

Marks

Credit

GP 301 Oriental Political Thought ( Modern)

100

4

GP 302 Political Sociology

100

4

GP 303 Comparative Politics of Latin America (Chile, Brazil and Peru)

100

4

GP 304 Political Systems of the Middle-East (Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, Egypt, Turkey)

100

4

GP 305 Political Systems of South Asia (Pakistan, Sri-Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives and Afghanistan)

100

4

GP 306 Politics in Bangladesh

100

4

GP 307 Gender Issues

100

4

GP 308 Local Government and Rural Politics in Bangladesh

100

4

                    Viva – Voce

50

2

Total

850

34

Part- IV

Course No

Course Title Marks Credit

GP 401

Research Methodology 100 4

GP 402

Public Policy Analysis 100 4

GP 403

Security Studies 100 4

GP 404

Legislative Process in Bangladesh 100 4

GP 405

Feminism in Political Theory 100 4

GP 406

Environment: Issues and Problems 100 4

GP 407

Political Systems of South East Asia (Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines and Mayanmar) 100 4

GP 408

Political Systems of Africa (Nigeria, Tanzania and Kenya) 100 4

GP 409

Bangladesh Constitution and Government 100 4
               Viva – Voce   50 2

Total

950 38

Course Outline

Part- I

Part- II

Part- III

Part- IV

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