Foundation Course – Part II – Revised FYBBI Syllabus 2016

Foundation Course – Part II – Revised FYBBI Syllabus 2016

Modules at a Glance

Sr. No. Modules No. of Lectures
1 Globalisation and Indian Society 07
2 Human Rights 10
3 Ecology 10
4 Understanding Stress and Conflict 10
5 Managing Stress and Conflict in Contemporary Society 08
Total 45

Foundation Course – Part II – Syllabus Overview

Sr. No Modules /Units
1 Globalisation and Indian Society
Understanding the concepts of liberalization, privatization and globalization; Growth of information technology and communication and its impact manifested in everyday life; Impact of globalization on industry: changes in employment and increasing migration; Changes in agrarian sector due to globalization; rise in corporate farming and increase in farmers’ suicides.
2 Human Rights
Concept of Human Rights; origin and evolution of the concept; The Universal Declaration of Human Rights; Human Rights constituents with special reference to Fundamental Rights stated in the Constitution
3 Ecology
Importance of Environment Studies in the current developmental context; Understanding concepts of Environment, Ecology and their interconnectedness; Environment as natural capital and connection to quality of human life; Environmental Degradation? causes and impact on human life; Sustainable development? concept and components; poverty and environment
4 Understanding Stress and Conflict
Causes of stress and conflict in individuals and society; Agents of socialization and the role played by them in developing the individual; Significance of values, ethics and prejudices in developing the individual; Stereotyping and prejudice as significant factors in causing conflicts in society. Aggression and violence as the public expression of conflict
5 Managing Stress and Conflict in Contemporary Society
Types of conflicts and use of coping mechanisms for managing individual stress; Maslow’s theory of self?actualisation; Different methods of responding to conflicts in society; Conflict?resolution and efforts towards building peace and harmony in society

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