School of Humanities & Social Studies

Overview

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences is a unique GIET University feature that sets it apart from the region’s other engineering institutions. The courses taught in this department provide an enriching experience for the students for students. They bring in the students’ scientific knowledge to merge them with Economics, Education, and English courses.

Catering to a deep understanding of pressing times, the School of Humanities and Social Sciences offers students a set of skills. Skills that one needs to excel in any field- be it business, psychology, education, or the law. School of Humanities and Social Sciences programs follow a conventional approach to move beyond narrow disciplinary compartments like traditional academic structures. The aim here is to provide a holistic, interdisciplinary framework to equip students with the best of today’s world. The university provides a range of UG, PG, and doctoral programs across several humanities and social sciences disciplines.

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences also offers a scholarship that engages students to think, analyze, apply, and finally prepare them to be tomorrow’s world leaders. The study programs give them academic excellence in addition to a deep understanding and knowledge of core values. The School can provide insights for an in depth character for a society to understand one’s people, culture, society, and others. The Humanities and Social Sciences department at GIETU continually strives to address the same socio-economic issues.

The three disciplines under the School of Humanities and Social Sciences offer courses and conduct extensive research. There are undergraduate, postgraduate, and foundation levels of study in GIETU. The research center of the department explores themes across the three disciplines of English, Economics, and Education. The School of Humanities and Social Sciences is committed to engage students beyond the campus and to ensure that the students gain employability as specialists in the disciplines.

Why choose the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at GIETU?

  • Education: The expert faculty of the department supports the students in developing their academic skills that are required to excel in their degree. The tutors are brilliant at their unique academic styles, data handling processes, research methods, and soft skills to train students to be confident when they are out in the field.
  • Research: Research is an integral part of the department, and the research processes of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences include academic research elements and collaborative partnerships with external bodies. The research center exists to give the researchers an academic scenario apt for sharing and exploring the diversity of disciplines, benefit from professional aid, and gain easy access to staff and tutors.

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences at GIET University emphasizes advanced liberal education to conduct interdisciplinary teaching and research to embrace the diverse developments of society. The department aims to modernize teaching and research that shapes a global vision apt for the ever-changing world and imbibe confidence in every GIETian. The School of Humanities and Social Sciences’ key features include small group teaching methods to focus on every student and a sub-major course that addresses students’ complex issues and diverse interests. The department strives to build cosmopolitan individuals who can think independently and create a positive mark in the world.

Goals

  • In the age of awakening, the School of Humanities and Social Sciences’ goal is to educate curious and critical minds that open up to the issues of the present world.
  • The department’s curriculum aims to help students hone their capacities for intuition, positive dialogue, and innovation.
  • The School of Humanities and Social Sciences courses at GIETU enable talented engineers to pursue careers geared towards culture and societal, cultural management.

 

Courses Offered under Humanities & Social Sciences at GIET University

English

English is a crucial subject of learning and a compulsory language for all. English encompasses the studying of literature and grammar to be able to converse fluently and effortlessly in career ahead. The department of English at GIET University takes pride in offering a syllabus that is well researched, meticulously planned and constantly updated. In today’s world, fluency in English is a prerequisite if one wishes to enter the global workforce.  In keeping with this trend, the University focuses on honing the English-speaking skills of the students as well. The department has an intensive and interactive classroom teaching programme with a focus on nurturing the talents of individual students and instilling a sense of confidence in them. English includes the primary aspects of:

  • English Literature and Language
  • Literature
  • Prose
  • Poetry
  • Composition
  • Grammar
  • Spoken English

Objectives

The objectives of English course include:

  • To enable the student to communicate effortlessly.
  • To use the English language efficiently for study and career purposes
  • To create interest and appreciation of the language and its elements in the student
  • To develop the three fundamental aspects of English- reading, writing, and speaking.

 

Education

If the goal of any student is to pursue a career in the improvement of India’s education sector, then a study of Education is exactly what they need. The number of professionals in India’s education sector is grossly inadequate to meet its growing demands. India needs a committed and capable workforce that can deal with the complexity of issues that ails public education in the country. Education course syllabus with its revised aspects focuses on a strong connection between school subject content and the actual ground realities. There is also a focus on field engagement where the students will get a chance to understand the actual problems of the public education system in India. Education includes the primary aspects of:

  • Curriculum
  • Teaching Methods
  • Teaching Principles
  • Student Behaviour
  • Education theories

Objectives

The objectives of Education include:

  • To create teachers and educators with sound knowledge base
  • To develop professional skills and empathetic understanding
  • To create professionals who can make a meaningful contribution to India’s education sector
  • To solve the problems faced by prospective teachers in the use of information and communication (ICT) technology within the classroom.

 

Economics

Economics is a dimension wherein students learn how societies, households, governments and individuals allocate scarce resources and how they interact with each other in producing and maintaining livelihoods. Studying economics helps students develop problem-solving skills, hone communication and persuasion skills. In today’s job market these skills are critical. The deep insights of economists in customer behaviour, business strategy and the volatile market can help the business make the right or the least risky decisions. Skilled economists are in heavy demand across all sectors. Economics includes the primary aspects of:

  • Economic theory
  • Data Analysis
  • Modern economics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics

Objectives

The objectives of Economics course include:

  • Provide students the opportunity to be trained with highly qualified professors.
  • Economics course is designed in a way to train and well groom the students and make them highly employable in today’s corporate world.
  • To place students successfully in attractive corporate jobs.
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