Syllabus for Bachelor of Science (Economics, Mathematics, Statistics)



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ECONOMICS


Syllabus for

Bachelor of Science (Economics, Mathematics, Statistics)

Academic Year (2017)


1 Semester - 2017 - Batch

Paper Code

Paper


Hours Per

Week


Credits

Marks


AEN121 ADDITIONAL ENGLISH 3 2 50

ECO131 PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS 5 4 100

ENG121 ENGLISH 3 2 100

FRN121 FRENCH 3 2 50

HIN121 HINDI 3 2 50

KAN121 KANNADA 3 02 50

MAT131 DIFFERENTIAL CALCULUS 4 4 100

MAT151 DIFFERENTIAL CALCULUS USING MAXIMA 2 2 50

SAN121 SANSKRIT 3 2 50

STA131 DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY THEORY 6 6 150

TAM121 TAMIL 3 2 50

2 Semester - 2017 - Batch

Paper Code

Paper


Hours Per

Week


Credits

Marks


AEN221 ADDITIONAL ENGLISH 3 2 50

ECO231 PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS 5 4 100

ENG221 ENGLISH 3 2 100

FRN221 FRENCH 3 2 50

HIN221 HINDI 3 2 50

KAN221 KANNADA 3 02 50

MAT231 DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS 4 4 100

MAT251 DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS USING MAXIMA 2 2 50

SAN221 SANSKRIT 3 2 50

STA231 STATISTICAL METHODS 6 6 150

TAM221 TAMIL 3 2 50

3 Semester - 2016 - Batch

Paper Code

Paper


Hours Per

Week


Credits

Marks


AEN321 ADDITIONAL ENGLISH 3 2 50

ECO331 FUNDAMENTALS OF ECONOMIC GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT 5 4 100

ENG321 ENGLISH 3 2 100

FRN321 FRENCH 3 2 50

HIN321 HINDI 3 2 50

HOL HOLISTIC EDUCATION 1 1 50

KAN321 KANNADA 3 02 50

MAT331 REAL ANALYSIS 4 4 100

MAT351 REAL ANALYSIS USING MAXIMA 2 2 50

SAN321 SANSKRIT 3 2 50

STA331 STATISTICAL INFERENCE 6 6 150

TAM321 TAMIL 3 2 50

4 Semester - 2016 - Batch

Paper Code

Paper

Hours Per



Week

Credits


Marks

AEN421 ADDITIONAL ENGLISH 3 2 50

ECO431 INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS 5 4 100

ENG421 ENGLISH 3 2 100

FRN421 FRENCH 3 2 50

HIN421 HINDI 3 2 50

HOL HOLISTIC EDUCATION 1 1 50

KAN421 KANNADA 3 02 50

MAT431 ALGEBRA 4 4 100

MAT451 ALGEBRA USING SCILAB 2 2 50

SAN421 SANSKRIT 3 2 50

STA431 SAMPLE SURVEYS AND DESIGN OF EXPERIMENTS 6 6 150

TAM421 TAMIL 3 2 50

5 Semester - 2015 - Batch

Paper Code

Paper


Hours Per

Week


Credits

Marks


ECO532 MATHEMATICAL ECONOMICS 4 4 100

ECO533 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 4 4 100

ENVS ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES 5 1 50

MAT531 NUMERICAL METHODS 3 2 100

MAT542 FINANCIAL MATHEMATICS 3 2 100

MAT552 FINANCIAL MATHEMATICS USING MAXIMA 2 1 50

MAT553 NUMERICAL METHODS USING MATLAB 2 1 50

STAT531 SAMPLE SURVEYS AND DESIGN OF EXPERIMENTS 5 3 150

STAT532 APPLIED REGRESSION ANALYSIS 5 3 150

6 Semester - 2015 - Batch

Paper Code

Paper


Hours Per

Week


Credits

Marks


ECO631 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMETRICS 4 4 100

ECO632 FINANCIAL ECONOMICS 4 4 100

IC INDIAN CONSTITUTION 5 1 50

MAT631 REAL AND COMPLEX ANALYSIS 3 2 100

MAT642 OPERATIONS RESEARCH 3 2 100

MAT651 ANALYSIS USING MAXIMA 2 1 50

MAT653 OPERATIONS RESEARCH USING SCILAB 2 1 50

STAT631 TIME SERIES ANALYSIS AND FORECASTING TECHNIQUES 5 3 150

STAT632 STATISTICS FOR INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT 5 3 150

Assesment Pattern

At least two components for CIAs as decided by the concerned faculty.
Examination And Assesments

CIAs are composed of three components and carry 50% weightage CIA 1 and 3 are faculty initiated ones, CIA 2 is the Mid-sem exam. End Semester Exam carries 50% weightage.


Department Overview:

Established in 1969, the Department of Economics is one of the strongest and vibrant departments in South India. Currently, the department, under the leadership of Dean Dr. John Joseph Kennedy and Head Dr. Joshy K J along with fourteen accomplished faculty members, offers a wide array of undergraduate courses and a postgraduate programme with multiple specialisations. To promote the holistic development of the students and to sustain the academic creativity and inventiveness of the faculty the department engages in numerous workshops, seminars, industrial interfaces, faculty development programmes and many such endeavours.

Mission Statement:

Vision: Achieving excellence, broadening horizons, building competencies and developing a sustainable education model through critical thinking, ethical groundedness and commitment to society. Mission: Preparing students to understand and resolve the multitude of challenges in the economy through relevant research based education. We aim to educate our students to become successful professionals and socially responsible citizens who contribute positively to the socio-economic well-being of the

Introduction to Program:

The Course in Economics is one of the group of three disciplines in various combination in the BA and BSc programmes at Christ University. The course is so designed as to give the students an understanding of the latest and emerging issues in the economy and also to impart to them the capacity and confidence to find solutions for those issues.

Program Objective:

The Economics Course in the BSc programme intends to: 1. Provide the students with an understanding of the theoretical formulations in economics 2. Introduce the students to the general framework of the tools for application in economics 3. Introduce the students to the practical applications of theories and concepts 4. Orient the students for specialised studies at higher levels in economics 5. Prepare the students with the skills to take up careers in economics

AEN121 - ADDITIONAL ENGLISH (2017 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45

No of Lecture Hours/Week:3

Max Marks:50

Credits:2

Course Objectives/Course Description


Course Objectives

The objectives of this course are

 to introduce the students to look at India and the Indian subcontinent through Literature

 to inculcate literary sensibility/taste among students across curriculum

 to improve language skills – reading, writing and listening

 to enable students to grasp and appreciate the variety and abundance of Indian writing,

of which this compilation is just a passing glance.


Learning Outcome

The students would be

 initiated into becoming more culturally, ethically, socially and politically aware

 able to engage with cultural, social, religious and ethnic diversities in India and around.


Unit-1

Teaching Hours:11

Poetry

Poetry (Any 4 of these) 11 hours



1. Meena Kandasamy: “Algorithm for Converting a Shudra into a Brahmin”

2. Salma: “New Bride, New Night”

3. Kamala Das: “Punishment in Kindergarten”

4. Thangjam Ibopishak: “I Want to be Killed by an Indian Bullet”

5. Sarojini Naidu: “Palanquin Bearers”

6. Sitakant Mahapatra: “The Election”

7. Jean Arasanayakam: “Nallur” (Srilanka)

8. Nissim Ezekiel: “Goodbye Party to Miss Pushpa T S”


Unit-2


Teaching Hours:12

Essays


Essays (Any 4 of these)

1. Devdutt Patnaik: Introduction to Myth=Mithya

2. Jawaharlal Nehru: “Tryst with Destiny”. August 15, 1947

3. U R Ananthamurthy: “What Type of Reservation Do We Need? Or “The Sacrificial Ritual

of Equal Opportunity to Education in Common Schools”

4. Suketu Mehta: “Bhopal Lives”

5. Ruskin Bond: “Escape from Java” or “Voting at Barlowganj”

6. Romesh Gunasekara: “Mess” (Sri Lanka)


Unit-3

Teaching Hours:12

Short Stories

Short Stories (Any 4 of these)

1. Sadat Hassan Manto: “Toba Tek Singh”

2. Mamang Dai: “Travel the Road”

3. Folktale told by Ruskin Bond: “How a Tribal Boy became a King”

4. Manoj Das: “The Crocodile’s Lady”

5. Temsula Ao: “The Journey”

6. Thakazhi Shivashankara Pillai: “In the Flood”


Unit-4

Teaching Hours:10

Novella
Novella (Any one of these)

1. Anita Desai: “The Museum of Final Journeys” or

2. Irawathi Karve: “Draupadi” from Yuganta: The End of an Epoch
Text Books And Reference Books:

Textbook Blends


Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Yuganta: The End of an Epoch


Bhimayana
Evaluation Pattern

Evaluation Pattern


CIA 1: A written test for 20 marks. It can be an Open Book test, a


classroom assignment, an objective or descriptive test pertaining to
the texts and ideas discussed in class.

CIA2: Mid-semester written exam for 50 marks


CIA 3: This is to be a creative test/ project in small groups by


students. They may do Collages, tableaus, skits, talk shows,
documentaries, quizzes, presentations, debates, charts or any other
creative test for 20 marks. This test should allow the students to
explore their creativity and engage with the real world around them
and marks can be allotted to students depending on how much they
are able to link the ideas and discussions in the texts to the world
around them.
Question Paper Pattern

Mid Semester Exam: 2 hrs


Section A 4x5= 20


Section B 2x15=30


Total 50

End Semester Exam: 2 hrs

Section A 4 x 5 = 20


Section B 2x 15= 30


Total 50

ECO131 - PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS (2017 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:75

No of Lecture Hours/Week:5

Max Marks:100

Credits:4

Course Objectives/Course Description


Develop the conceptual foundations and analytical methods used in micro economics; Familiarize the students with the basics of consumer behaviour, behaviour of firms and market equilibrium; Analyse the market structures of perfect competition, oligopoly and monopolies; Introduce the game theory and welfare economics


Learning Outcome

Understand that economics is about the allocation of scarce resources and how that results in trade-offs.

Understand the role of prices in allocating scarce resources in market economies and explain the consequences of government policies in the form of price controls.

Appreciate positive as well as normative view points on concepts of market failure and the need for government intervention.

Unit-1

Teaching Hours:16



Micro Economics and the Theory of Consumption

Ten principles of economics: How people make decisions, how people interact and how the economy as a whole works- Role of observations and theory in economics- Role of assumptions- Role of Economic models- Wants and resources; Problem of choice, Production Possibility Frontier; Opportunity costs.


Unit-1

Teaching Hours:16

Micro Economics and the Theory of Consumption

Ten principles of economics: How people make decisions, how people interact and how the economy as a whole works- Role of observations and theory in economics- Role of assumptions- Role of Economic models- Wants and resources; Problem of choice, Production Possibility Frontier; Opportunity costs.


Unit-2

Teaching Hours:14

Demand and supply

Law of demand, Reasons for the downward slope of the demand curve. Exceptions to the law; Changes in demand; Elasticity of Demand- Degrees of price elasticity with diagrams; Factors determining price elasticity, methods of measurement. Income elasticity demand; Cross elasticity demand; Laws of supply, Changes in supply- Consumers, Producers and the Efficiency of the Markets: Consumer‟s surplus (Marshall), Producer surplus and Market efficiency- Externalities and Market inefficiency- Public goods and common resources.


Unit-2

Teaching Hours:14

Demand and supply

Law of demand, Reasons for the downward slope of the demand curve. Exceptions to the law; Changes in demand; Elasticity of Demand- Degrees of price elasticity with diagrams; Factors determining price elasticity, methods of measurement. Income elasticity demand; Cross elasticity demand; Laws of supply, Changes in supply- Consumers, Producers and the Efficiency of the Markets: Consumer‟s surplus (Marshall), Producer surplus and Market efficiency- Externalities and Market inefficiency- Public goods and common resources.


Unit-3

Teaching Hours:16

Theory of Production and Cost

Production function; Law of Variable proportions; Laws of returns, Economies of scale; Producer's Equilibrium with the help of iso-quants and iso-cost lines. Cost function - Important cost concepts. Short run and long run cost analysis (traditional theory) Modern theory of cost- Long run and short run - Revenue analysis - AR and MR.


Unit-3

Teaching Hours:16

Theory of Production and Cost

Production function; Law of Variable proportions; Laws of returns, Economies of scale; Producer's Equilibrium with the help of iso-quants and iso-cost lines. Cost function - Important cost concepts. Short run and long run cost analysis (traditional theory) Modern theory of cost- Long run and short run - Revenue analysis - AR and MR.


Unit-4

Teaching Hours:19

Product Pricing and Factor Pricing

Market structure. Perfect competition, Price and output determination. Role of time element in market price determination. Monopoly- Price output determination, Price discrimination Monopolistic Competition. Price and Output determination. Selling costs. Product differentiation. Wastes in monopolistic competition. Oligopoly Price determination (collusive pricing, price leadership), Features of Duopoly and Monopsony


Unit-4

Teaching Hours:19

Product Pricing and Factor Pricing

Market structure. Perfect competition, Price and output determination. Role of time element in market price determination. Monopoly- Price output determination, Price discrimination Monopolistic Competition. Price and Output determination. Selling costs. Product differentiation. Wastes in monopolistic competition. Oligopoly Price determination (collusive pricing, price leadership), Features of Duopoly and Monopsony


Unit-5

Teaching Hours:10

Theory of Consumer Choice and New Frontiers in Microeconomics

Cardinal utility analysis; Law of diminishing marginal utility; Consumer's surplus (Marshall), Ordinal utility analysis. Indifference curves- Properties, consumer's equilibrium, Price effect, Income Effect and substitution effect. New Frontiers in Microeconomics: Introduction to concepts of Asymmetric Information, Political economy, Behavioral Economics.


Unit-5

Teaching Hours:10

Theory of Consumer Choice and New Frontiers in Microeconomics

Cardinal utility analysis; Law of diminishing marginal utility; Consumer's surplus (Marshall), Ordinal utility analysis. Indifference curves- Properties, consumer's equilibrium, Price effect, Income Effect and substitution effect. New Frontiers in Microeconomics: Introduction to concepts of Asymmetric Information, Political economy, Behavioral Economics.


Text Books And Reference Books:

1. N. Gregory Mankiw (2012). Principles of Microeconomics, 4th Edition, Cengage Learning India.


2. Lipsey, R.G. and K.A. Chrystal (1999), Principles of Economics (IX Ed.), Oxford University Press, Oxford.
Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

1. Ramsfield, E. (1997), Micro Economics (IX edition), W.W Norton and company, New York.


2. Pindyck and Rubinfield (2009), Micro Economics (VII edition), Pearson Education.
3. Ray,N.C.(1975), An Introduction to Micro economics, Macmillan company of India Ltd, New Delhi.
4. Samuelson, P.A. and W.D. Hague (1972), A textbook of Economic Theory, ELBS Longman group, London.
5. H.L. Ahuja, Principles ofMicroeconomics, S.Chand, New Delhi.

Evaluation Pattern

CIA - 1: 20 marks.
CIA - 2: Mid Semester Examination - 50 marks; 2 hours.
CIA - 3: 20 marks.
ENG121 - ENGLISH (2017 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45

No of Lecture Hours/Week:3

Max Marks:100

Credits:2

Course Objectives/Course Description


To expose learners to variety of texts to interact with them

To help learners classify ideologies and be able to express the same

To expose learners to visual texts and its reading formulas

To help learners develop a taste to appreciate works of literature through the organization of language

To help develop critical thinking

To help learners appreciate literature and the language nuances that enhances its literary values

To help learners understand the relationship between the world around them and the text/literature


· To help improve their communication skills for larger academic purposes and vocational ppurposes

Learning Outcome

· Understand how to engage with texts from various countries, historical, cultural specificities and politics


· Develop an analytical and critical bent of mind to compare and analyze the various literature they read and discuss in class

· Develop a more humane and service oriented approach to all forms of life around them.


Unit-1

Teaching Hours:20

unit 1

· Rudyard Kipling – “Gunga Din”


Ø Skill focus
Adjectives/ adverbs
Sentence structures
Clauses
· The Black Cat – Edgar Allan Poe

Ø Skill focus


Verb use
Sentence structures
· William Blake – “London”
Ø Skill focus
Verb use advanced
Clause types
· Santosh Desai – The death penalty as a sign of the times ©
Ø Skill focus
Rhetorical questions

Types of sentences


Unit-2

Teaching Hours:20

unit 2

· John Donne – “Death, Be Not Proud”


Ø Skill focus
Word use
Sentence structure
· Monkey’s Paw – W W Jacobs
Ø Skill focus
Direct speech
Reported speech
Para structures
· Ruskin Bond – 'The Photograph' ©
Ø Skill focus
Types of sentences
Cohesions
Para structure
Personal essay
· Sylvia Plath- ‘Surgeon at 2 AM’
Ø Skill focus
Imagery use

Creative writing


Unit-3

Teaching Hours:5

unit 3

Visual Text: The Great Indian Railways


Ø Skill focus

Reading and appreciating visual text


Text Books And Reference Books:

Exploring English 1


Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Addfitional material as per teacher manual will be provided by the teachers


Evaluation Pattern

CIA 1=20
CIA 2=50 ( 20 marks online vocabulary and grammar test and 30 marks written exam based on syllabus)


CIA 3= 20
ESE= 50
FRN121 - FRENCH (2017 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45

No of Lecture Hours/Week:3

Max Marks:50

Credits:2

Course Objectives/Course Description


French as second language for the UG program


Learning Outcome

Enhancement of linguistic competencies and sharpening of written and oral communicative skills.


Unit-1

Teaching Hours:8

Dossier 0- Discovery

1. First and Last Names of French Families

2. Few French and International personalities
Unit-2

Teaching Hours:8

Dossier 1 - The Ones, the others

1. Greetings- Usage of “tu” and “Vous”

2. Telephone Numbers in France

3. Some cultural / festive events in Paris- The Francophone

Unit-3

Teaching Hours:8



Dossier 2- Here, Elsewhere

1. Pontoise and Ile de France- The City

2. Annecy- Youth hostel and accommodation

3. The wording of address in France- postal codes and departments


Unit-4

Teaching Hours:8

Dossier 3 Tell me who you are

1. The French and sports- The Reality shows

2. New ways of meeting- The Differences men/ women

3. Surnames of married women/ children- Announcements and family functions


Unit-5

Teaching Hours:8

Dossier 4 Each person at his own pace

1. Rhythm of Life and Rhythm of the city- Internet and media in daily life

2. The Outings

3. Family life and Household chores- Routine and change in rhythm

Unit-6

Teaching Hours:5



Tales

1. The tooth of the cat – Renaud FABBRI

2. The Princess and the pea- Odile THIEVENAZ

Text Books And Reference Books:

1. Berthet, Annie, Catherine Hugot et al. Alter Ego + A1. Paris : Hachette, 2012

2. Krishnan, Chitra. De Bouche à Oreille. New Delhi : Langers International Pvt Ltd., 2009

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

1. Thakker, Viral. Plaisir d’écrire. New Delhi : Langers International Pvt. Ltd., 2011

2. French websites like Bonjour de France, Fluent U French, Learn French Lab, Point du FLE etc.

Evaluation Pattern

Assessment Pattern

CIA (Weight)

ESE (Weight)

CIA 1 – Assignments / Letter writing / Film review

10%

CIA 2 –Mid Sem Exam



25%

CIA 3 – Quiz / Role Play / Theatre / Creative projects

10%

Attendance



05%

End Sem Exam

50%

Total


50%

50%


HIN121 - HINDI (2017 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45

No of Lecture Hours/Week:3

Max Marks:50

Credits:2

Course Objectives/Course Description


The detailed text book “Kavya Suman” edited by Dr.Dashrath Ojha is an anthology of Medieval and Modern Poems written by representative poets of Hindi Literature. The poets reflect on the social, cultural and political issues which are prevalent in our society since the medieval period. Hindusthani sangeeth-parampara eva kalakar is one of the module. Since translation is a significant area in language and literature, emphasis is being given on it in the syllabus.Bharath ki pramukh sanskruthik kalayein Yakshagana,Kathakali,Ram Leela,Krishna Leela etc. included in the syllabus to enrich cultural values among students.Language skills can be improved by Grammar and comprehension.


Learning Outcome

Students will be exposed to the world of poetry and Music. Through translation and cultural studies, students can understand different languages, literature and culture. Grammar portions will help the students to develop their language proficiency.


Unit-1

Teaching Hours:15

Kavya Sunman (Collection of Poems)

Kavya Sunman’ (Collection of Poems) Edited By: Mahendra Kulashreshta Rajpal and Son’s, New Delhi


Poems to be studied:No.1,2,8,9,10,11,12,16,18,21,23,25
Level of knowledge: Analytical

Unit-2


Teaching Hours:10

Translation-Theory and Practice

Translation-Practice English to Hindi and vice- versa.
Unit-3

Teaching Hours:10

Bharath ki pramukh sanskruthic kalayen-

Ramleela,Krishnaleela,Yakshagaana,kathakali.


Unit-4

Teaching Hours:5

Hindusthani Sangeeth-Parampara Evam Pramukh Kalakar

Hindusthani Sangeeth Ki Parampara,Utbhav, Vikas and pramukh sangeethkar.


pramukh sangeethkar-1.Bhimsen Joshi 2.Pandit Ravishankar 3.Ustad Bismilla Khan 4.Gulam Ali.

Unit-5


Teaching Hours:5

Grammar


Sangya,Sarvanam,Viseshan and Kriya.
Text Books And Reference Books:

‘Kavya Suman’ (Collection of Poems) Edited By: Mahendra Kulashreshta Rajpal and Son’s,New Delhi.

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

1. A Hand Book of Translation Studies By: Das Bijay Kumar.



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