Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences
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The Bachelor of Arts in Arts comprises of Arts and Social Science subjects/disciplines. The Arts disciplines comprise History, Religious Studies, Geography, Luganda, English Language Studies, Literature, French Language Studies, and Music. The Social Sciences disciplines comprise of Sociology, Political Science and Public Administration, Psychology Economics and Social Administration which is being reviewed.
Social administration is a discipline required worldwide and in Uganda in particular, for its topical issues in development, methodologies and skills. It is being offered in other universities under Social Sciences or Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences.
This discipline has been designed to meet critical issues, of poverty, vulnerability, provision of safety nets for the vulnerable, gender mainstreaming, issues of people with disabilities, local governance and social policy seeks to equip the students with the methodologies and practices of working with and in communities.
Practicals are also catered for in a term paper as well as an internship of six weeks. The discipline therefore provides both the theoretical knowledge as well as the practical skills required by prospective administrators.
N.B: It is hoped that all the requirements of admission to the programme will remain as they have been.
The target group will include:
i A’ level leavers with at least 2 principal passes.
ii Diploma holders in Arts based courses
iii Persons who have passed Mature Age Entry Examinations.