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Bachelor in Liberal Arts and Sciences (BLAS) is a four-year (eight-semester) 120 credit hours undergraduate program with a multidisciplinary curriculum. Courses have been selected from various key areas and rest of the general courses enhance the five different core areas. A liberal arts education is appropriate for a broad range of careers in addition to being a precursor to programs at Master and Doctorate levels or professional degrees.

The BLAS program aims to develop students into socially responsive professionals capable of handling problems and challenges facing contemporary society. The program aims at developing socialized professionals capable of taking modern challenges in the world of media and development.

The course has been designed in such a manner that students can pursue higher level studies in Economics, Management, Political Science, Sociology, History, English Literature, Human Rights, Culture, Mass Communication, Conflict Management & Peace, and Psychology. Specific objectives of the program are:

• To develop students’ mental flexibility through the practice of skills in critical thinking, analysis and synthesis
• To enhance students’ communication abilities through the development of reading, thinking, writing and speaking
• To inculcate analytical abilities of students in integrating information, ideas and opinions from a variety of sources and multidisciplinary perspectives
• To develop regional and global perspectives through a study of cultures, languages, societies, economies and political systems
• To develop specialized human resources capable of taking challenges and utilizing opportunities in the fields of media and development.

Core Areas
1. English Literature and Language
2. Development Studies
3. Sociology/Anthropology
4. Economics
5. Journalism and Mass Communication

Career Prospects

Liberal Arts graduates can join the workforce as managers and leaders with valuable marketable attributes and skills. BLAS graduate may join a private corporation, work as a media professional, engage in policy development, public administration, human resource management, marketing and events management, work within the social welfare sector or pursue a career in academics. Opportunities in tourism, diplomatic missions, INGOS, financial institutions, research and other areas are suitable for BLAS graduates.

General Areas
1. Computer Applications
2. Natural Resources Management
3. Psychology
4. Management
5. Nepali
6. Statistics
7. Gender Studies
8. Research Methodology
9. Political Sciences
10. International Relations and Diplomacy
11. Multiculturalism and Development
12. UN Systems, Human Rights
and Humanitarian Laws
13. Population Studies
14. Conflict Management and Peace
15. Social Work
16. Nepalese Society and Culture
17. Civil Society
18. Foreign Language
19. Project Work
20. Contemporary Politics

Program Objective
The BLAS program aims to develop students into socially responsive professionals capable of handling problems and challenges facing the contemporary society. The program aims at developing socialized professionals capable of taking modern challenges in the world of media and development.
The course has been designed in such a manner that students can pursue higher level studies in Economics, Management, Political Science, Sociology, History, English Literature, Human Rights, Culture, Mass Communication, Conflict Management & Peace, and Psychology. Specific objectives of the program are:
• To develop students’ mental flexibility through the practice of the skills in critical thinking, analysis and synthesis.
• To enhance students’ communication abilities through the development of reading, thinking, writing and speaking.
• To inculcate analytical abilities of students in integrating information, ideas and opinions from a variety of sources and multidisciplinary perspectives.
• To develop regional and global perspectives through a study of cultures, languages, societies, economies and political systems.
• To develop specialized human resources capable of taking challenges and utilizing opportunities in the fields of media and development.

 

BLAS Course Cycle

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