Department of
SCHOOL OF BUSINESS STUDIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES






Syllabus for
Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance and International Business)
Academic Year  (2018)

 
1 Semester - 2018 - Batch
Paper Code
Paper
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
ACTY2100 PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING - I 4 4 100
BUS1750 BUSINESS ENTERPRISES 4 4 100
CAS1720 SKILL DEVELOPMENT 2 2 100
CIS1020 INTRODUCTION TO END USER COMPUTING 4 4 100
ENGL1600 DEVELOPING FLUENCY & CLARITY IN ENGLISH 4 4 100
GEOG1000 WORLD ECOLOGICAL PROBLEMS 4 4 100
LANF1310 FRENCH 3 2 100
MATH1160 FINITE MATHEMATICS 4 4 100
2 Semester - 2018 - Batch
Paper Code
Paper
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
ACTY2110 PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING - II 4 4 100
BUS2200 INTRODUCTION TO GLOBAL BUSINESS 4 4 100
CAS2720 SKILL DEVELOPMENT 2 1 0
COM1700 INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION 4 4 100
ECON2010 PRINCIPLES OF MICRO ECONOMICS 4 4 100
ENGL1050 THOUGHT AND WRITING 4 4 100
LANF2310 FRENCH 3 2 100
STAT2160 BUSINESS STATISTICS 4 4 100
3 Semester - 2017 - Batch
Paper Code
Paper
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
BUS4500 BUSINESS ETHICS AND SUSTAINABILITY 4 4 100
COM1040 PUBLIC SPEAKING 4 4 100
ECON2020 PRINCIPLES OF MACRO ECONOMICS 4 4 100
MGMT2500 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR 4 4 100
PRO3710 PROJECT 2 2 50
RSM3360 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 4 2 100
SOC2000 PRINCIPLES OF SOCIOLOGY 4 4 100
4 Semester - 2017 - Batch
Paper Code
Paper
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
FIN6020 CORPORATE FINANCE 4 4 100
FMS4320 FINANCIAL MARKETS AND SERVICES 4 4 100
IHRM4350 INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 4 4 100
IMKT2500 INTERNATIONAL MARKETING 60 4 100
PSCI1050 CRITICAL THINKING IN POLITICS 4 4 100
SOC3340 PACIFIC - RIM ASIAN SOCIETIES 4 4 100
5 Semester - 2016 - Batch
Paper Code
Paper
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
DTX5330 DIRECT TAXES 5 4 100
FRMD5350 FINANCIAL RISK MANAGEMENT AND DERIVATIVES 4 4 100
ITL5360 INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND LOGISTICS 4 4 100
MIS5320 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM 4 4 100
SAPM5410 SECURITY ANALYSIS AND PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT 4 4 100
STMG5340 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT 4 4 100
6 Semester - 2016 - Batch
Paper Code
Paper
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
BAI6330 BANKING AND INSURANCE 4 4 100
IBL6340 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW 4 4 100
IDTX6450 INDIRECT TAXES 4 4 100
IFM6320 INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 4 4 100
MACQ6460 MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS 4 4 100
PRMG6350 PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT 4 4 100
        

  

Assesment Pattern

·         Assessment pattern comprises of varied components assessed as CIA for a minimum of 70 marks upto a maximum of 100 marks

Examination And Assesments

·         Classroom instruction through audio visual aids.

·         Case studies.

·         Role-play.

·         Industry visits.

·         Industry placements.

·         Projects.

·         Field visits.

·         Seminar presentations.

Department Overview:
BBA Finance & International Business is an innovative concept in education, which provides an opportunity and access to students for studies abroad. The highlight of the program is the syllabus which is designed on International Standards. The students have a choice to complete the first two years of their foreign degree program at Christ University in Bangalore, India. Then, they proceed to complete the remaining years of their studies at the affiliated foreign university.
Mission Statement:
Vision Excellence and Service Mission BBA FIB offers a platform to develop human resources to make effective interventions in the society through personal and professional excellence.
Introduction to Program:
BBA Finance & International Business is an innovative concept in education, which provides an opportunity and access to students for studies abroad. The highlight of the program is the syllabus which is designed on International Standards. The students have a choice to complete the first two years of their foreign degree program at Christ University in Bangalore, India. Then, they proceed to complete the remaining years of their studies at the affiliated foreign university.
Program Objective:
? Quality Education ? To provide educational experience through International Exposure. ? To qualify students for world competition in the Global Employment Market. ? To increase student?s capacity to lead Productive and Responsible lives and also bring about open minded tolerant and humanist approach towards each other on the campuses and in the world community.

ACTY2100 - PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING - I (2018 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:60
No of Lecture Hours/Week:4
Max Marks:100
Credits:4

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Course Description This course is intended to provide knowledge on accounting practices in sole and partnership firms of 21st century and equip students with concepts, process and reporting of financial statements in modern organizations.

Learning Outcome

To educate students about the accounting principles and practices.

To know the accounting cycle and steps involved in preparation of financial statements.

To know the practice of accounting in different forms of business except limited liability companies. Level of Knowledge Basics of accounting principles and practices in different forms of business organizations and accounting standards followed for recording transactions.

UNIT 1
Teaching Hours:5
Introduction
 

Meaning, Need for accounting, Internal and External users of accounting information, limitations of accounting, accounting Concepts and Conventions, Accounting Practices, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, IFRS (concept only).

UNIT 2
Teaching Hours:12
Accounting systems & process
 

Nature of accounting, Accounting equation - Systems of accounting , Process of accounting transactions, types of accounts, Rules of accounting. Journal - Meaning, features, simple and compound entries., Capital and revenue expenditures, Capital and revenue receipts, Contingent assets and contingent liabilities, Preparation of ledgers.

UNIT 3
Teaching Hours:10
Subsidiary books
 

Subsidiary books , material evidences , proforma invoice, debit and credit note, types of subsidiary books - Sales book, Sales return book, Purchases book, Purchase returns book, receivable book, payable book, Cash Book- (Single column, double column, and three columnar cash book, petty cash book) and journal proper

UNIT 4
Teaching Hours:6
Bank reconciliation statement
 

Need for reconciliation and preparation of bank reconciliation statement.

UNIT 5
Teaching Hours:8
Rectification of errors
 

Preparation of trail balance and rectification of errors

UNIT 6
Teaching Hours:12
Final Accounts
 

Preparation of Trading and Profit and Loss account and balance sheet of sole trading concerns and partnership firms including all adjustments

UNIT 7
Teaching Hours:7
Fundamentals of Partnership
 

Preparation of partners capital account- fixed and fluctuating-preparation of profit and loss adjustment account .calculation of interest on drawings. Limited liability partnership (concept only)

Text Books And Reference Books:

  • Shukla, M. (nd). Advanced Accounts, New Delhi:S Chand Group
  • Radhaswamy, M & Gupta, R.L. (2010).Advanced Accountancy. 2, New Delhi:Sultan Chand & Sons.
  • Reddy, A. (2011). Fundamentals of Accounting. New Delhi: Himalaya Publishing House
  • Gupta, A. (2009). Financial Accounting for Management: An Analytical Perspective(1st edi), Noida:Pearson Education.
  • Raman, B. S. (2009). Financial Accounting (1st edi). I & II, New Dehli:UNITed Publishers.
  • Porter, G.A., & Norton, C.L. (2010). Financial Accounting (IFRS update)( 6th edi), Cengage Learning.
  • Vasudeva, S. (nd). Accounting For Business Managers. New Delhi:Himalaya Publishing House.
  • Arora M. N. (2011). Accounting For Management. New Delhi: Himalaya Publishing House.
  • Bhattacharya . (nd). Essentials of Financial Accounting (Based on IFRS) (2nd edi), Prentice Hall India.
  • Jain S P & Narang K L. (nd). Basic Financial Accounting, I
Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Maheshwari, S.N.,  & Maheshwari, S.K. (2012). Advanced Accountancy (10th edi), 1, New Dehli:Jain Book Agency.

Evaluation Pattern

CIA - Evaluation Pattern

Assignment

Case Study

Presentation

Test

Mid Semester

20

10

10

10

20

BUS1750 - BUSINESS ENTERPRISES (2018 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:60
No of Lecture Hours/Week:4
Max Marks:100
Credits:4

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

This subject gives an introduction to the business market. It encompasses the principles of excellence in business education and enables the students to understand various issues that prevail in the business environment.

 

This subject will give the students a solid overview of past and current business science. The topics discussed in relation to Business Trends; Business Ownership; Business Management; Human Resources; Marketing; Financial Resources etc… are pertinent and current to issues being experienced both locally, nationally, and internationally. It also includes highlights of business personalities from the local, national, and international arenas, and why they are significant in the business world. This subject is informative for anyone interested in learning the foundations of business science.

 

The expected outcome of this subject is to put students in touch with today’s real business issues, and make them understand the way business is to be conducted and help them in leading the way to a successful career.

Learning Outcome

  • Its main aim is to give an understanding of the business aspects of our society both from an occupational perspective and from a consumer perspective
  • An understanding of business can assist in the promotion of the small business concept and aid in the transition of occupations especially in rural / urban areas to set up as small businesses
  • To understand the relationship between the society and business world by applying problem solving skills to the business world situations

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:6
Taking Risks and Making Profits within the Dynamic Business Environment
 

Taking Risks and Making Profits within the Dynamic Business Environment                  

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:6
Understanding Economics and How It Affects Business
 

Understanding Economics and How It Affects Business                

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:6
Doing Business in Global Market
 

Doing Business in Global Market      

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:6
How to Form a Business
 

How to Form a Business                                

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:6
Entrepreneurship and Starting a Small Business
 

Entrepreneurship and Starting a Small Business

Unit-6
Teaching Hours:6
Structuring organization for today?s challenges
 

Structuring organization for today’s challenges      

Unit-7
Teaching Hours:6
Human Resource Management, Finding and keeping the Best Employees
 

Human Resource Management, Finding and keeping the Best Employees           

Unit-8
Teaching Hours:6
Marketing: Helping buyers buy
 

Marketing: Helping buyers buy

Unit-9
Teaching Hours:6
Understanding Financial Information and Accounting
 

Understanding Financial Information and Accounting

Unit-10
Teaching Hours:6
Financial Management Securities markets, Financing and investing opportunities. Understanding Money and Financial Institutions.
 

Financial Management Securities markets, Financing and investing opportunities.  Understanding Money and Financial Institutions.                                                                                                                                                                                    

Text Books And Reference Books:

William Nickels, James Mc.Hugh, Susan Mc.Hugh (2016). Understanding Business. McGraw-Hill.

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Harper, M. (1984) Small Businesses in the Third World, John Wiley & Sons

Piore, M.J. and Sabel, C.H. (1994) The Second Industrial Divide – Possibilities for Prosperity, Basic Books, New York

Thomas W. Zimmerer and Norman M. Scarborough (2005), Essentials of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management, Prentice Hall India, New Delhi.

David D. Bodde (2004). The Intentional Entrepreneur. Prentice Hall India, New Delhi. 2004

Robert D. Hisrich and Michael P. Peters (2002). Entrepreneurship, Fifth Edition. Tata McGraw Hill. New Delhi

Prem Vrat, K.K. Ahuja, and P.K. Jain (2002). Case Studies in Management, Vikas Publishing House, New Delhi

Evaluation Pattern

CIA - Evaluation Pattern

 

Micro Project

Assignment

Test

Quiz / Class Assessment

Class Participation

Mid Semester

15

15

10

10

10

20

 

Mid Semester Examination

Section A

Section B

Section C

Section D

Total

5 x 2  = 10

4 x 5 = 20

1 x 10 =10

1 x 10 =10

50

 

End Semester Examination

Section A

Section B

Section C

Section D

Total

5 x 2  = 10

4 x 5 = 20

1 x 10 =10

1 x 10 =10

50

 

CAS1720 - SKILL DEVELOPMENT (2018 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:30
No of Lecture Hours/Week:2
Max Marks:100
Credits:2

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

This course ensures that the students have the necessary skills that a  graduate should have once they graduate out of the program. This course ensures that the students are on par with the students from various international colleges and universities, thereby widening their horizons when it comes to further research or higher education options. 

Learning Outcome

 

  1. Students will be well versed in various methods/techniques used in different forms of research.
  2. Students will be well versed in interpersonal and project management skills

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:4
Goal setting
 

Definition of a goal; Types of goal; Goal setting; Evaluation of goal setting plan

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:4
Ethics in Research
 

Introduction to Ethics; The Need for Ethics; Universal and Culture Specific Ethical guidelines

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:4
Process Appraisal
 

Introduction to proposal development; Appraisal of the situation; Identification of obstacles and identifying ways to deal with them; Coming up with effective options.

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:4
Effective Writing Skills
 

Effective organization of writing; Usage of language tools; APA guidelines in writing; Citations and References

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:4
Online Resources
 

Exposure to various online resources; Practice on the layout of various web resources; Hands on training to effectively use those resources and evaluation of actual usage.

Unit-6
Teaching Hours:4
Abstract Writing
 

What is an abstract? Purpose of writing an abstract; Components of an abstract; Sample abstracts

Text Books And Reference Books:

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Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

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Evaluation Pattern

Students will be evaluated in every session and accordingly they will be marked.

CIS1020 - INTRODUCTION TO END USER COMPUTING (2018 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:60
No of Lecture Hours/Week:4
Max Marks:100
Credits:4

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

This course focuses on developing students’ business computing skills along with their understanding of how such skills could be applied in a business environment. The business computing skills covered shall relate to spreadsheets, databases, web page editing and the use of computers as a presentation medium.

·                 Develop end user computing skills

·                 Understand the application in real business environment

·                 Develop skills to use computers effectively.

Learning Outcome

The students will get an overall idea about the applications of Computers in Business

 

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:5
Introduction to Computer Applications
 
Windows Environment, E Learning systems, LMS
Unit-2
Teaching Hours:5
HTML, Multimedia and animation
 
Websites, webpage layout, HTML, Graphics, multi-media and animation
Unit-3
Teaching Hours:19
Worksheets and MS Excel
 
Worksheets, Cell references, formats, functions, autoshapes, lists, auditing, Protection, lookup, goal seek, linking and embedding, sort, filter, macros, pivot tables
Unit-4
Teaching Hours:19
Basics of MS Word
 
Tables, Forms, Reports, mail merge, sections, page numbers, headers, footers, report preparation
Unit-5
Teaching Hours:12
Relational database management and MS Access
 
 Introduction toRelational Database, Relationships, Multiple table queries, group data in reports
Text Books And Reference Books:

Zimmerman, Thomson Course Technology, 2008

1.       Adamski, Finnegan, Thomas Course Technology, 2007

2.       Simon, L. (2010). Computer Application in Business, Longman Group Ltd, University of Michigan

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Zimmerman, Thomson Course Technology, 2008

1.       Adamski, Finnegan, Thomas Course Technology, 2007

2.       Simon, L. (2010). Computer Application in Business, Longman Group Ltd, University of Michigan

Evaluation Pattern
Unit Content Week Hours Type Methodology Evaluation pattern Marks
Theory Self study / Report preparation Total
I Introduction to Computer Applications 1,2,3 2 3 5 Theory Lecture, Self study CIA 1 - Moodle Quiz(2 hours):
A quiz would be conducted based on the concepts in modules 1 and 2. The quiz will contain 50 MCQs
20
Windows Environment, E Learning systems, LMS
II HTML, Multimedia and animation 2 3 5 Theory Lecture, Self study
Websites, webpage layout, HTML, Graphics, multi-media and animation
III Worksheets and MS Excel 4,5,6,7,8 2 17 19 Practical Lecture, Practical, Students report preparation CIA 2 - Practical Mid-sem examination (2 hours) 35
Worksheets, Cell references, formats, functions, autoshapes, lists, auditing, Protection, lookup, goal seek, linking and embedding, sort, filter, macros, pivot tables
IV Basics of MS Word 9,10,11,12,13 2 17 19 Report preparation Lecture, Practical, Students report preparation CIA 3 - Report preparation:
Students will be required to submit a printed report incorporating all functions of MS Word
30
Tables, Forms, Reports, mail merge, sections, page numbers, headers, footers, report preparation
V Relational database management and MS Access 14,15 2 10 12 Practical Lecture, Practical, Students report preparation CIA 4 - Practical End-sem examination (1 hour) 15
 Introduction toRelational Database, Relationships, Multiple table queries, group data in reports
    Total Hours 10 50 60     Total Marks 100
             
     
                   
 
             
 
                   
 
                   
 
                   
 
                   

ENGL1600 - DEVELOPING FLUENCY & CLARITY IN ENGLISH (2018 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:60
No of Lecture Hours/Week:4
Max Marks:100
Credits:4

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

 English 1600 is designed to improve a number of skills, which is inclusive of speaking, reading, listening and writing skills. It uses an integrative approach whereby the English Language components of reading, writing, oral and speaking components are used together to enhance the students’ ability to communicate and write effectively in English. (To enhance the student’s ability to communicate and write effectively in English.)

Learning Outcome

To enable students to develop:

  • fluency in the English language
  • higher order grammatical skills
  • basic critical reading skills
  • precision and clarity in writing
  • basics of writing different kinds of essays

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:5
Introduction: Essay for Student Evaluation
 

 

 

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:5
Parts of Speech, Adjectives, Comparisons, and Modifiers, Count/Non- count Nouns & Articles, Gerunds and Infinitives
 

 

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:10
Present Time, Past Time, Future Time, Phrases & Clauses, Simple, Complex, and Compound of Sentences, Writing clear and concise sentences
 

 

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:5
Brainstorming, Connecting Ideas, Writing Thesis Statement, Writing Topic Sentences, Writing an Outline, Writing Paragraphs
 

 

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:10
Types of Essays: Descriptive, Argumentative, Narrative, Writing an Essay
 

 

Unit-6
Teaching Hours:10
Reading Comprehension
 

 

Unit-7
Teaching Hours:10
Formal Letter
 

 

Unit-8
Teaching Hours:5
Speaking - Group Discussion
 

 

Text Books And Reference Books:

  1. A Student’s Grammar of the English Language by Sidney Greenbaum and Randolph Quirk (Pearson, 2008)
  2. English Grammar in Use: Intermediate workbook by Raymond Murphy (Cambridge UP, 2009)
Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

  1. How to write effective business English : excel at e-mail, social media and all your professional communications. Fiona Talbot. Second edition. - xiii,150p. - Better Business English
  2. Mastering Public Speaking: How to Prepare and deliver a successful speech or presentation. Anne Nicholls - Hong kong: Grolier International Inc, 1997. – 166 p.; - Grolier Business Library.
Evaluation Pattern

CIA Assessment for the semester

Description of CIA 1: Group work---groups of 3---studying a research paper/newspaper editorial to analyze key features of good writing, followed by a presentation.

Objectives of the CIA: Evaluate the best practices in professional writing. Set benchmarks for language use in reading and writing. Work in groups and present the findings before an audience.  

Learning Outcomes:

·         Understand and apply features of good writing

·         Create writing benchmarks for the self

·         Present ideas creatively before an audience

Rubrics

 

0

2-4

5-8

9-12

13-16

17-18

Knowledge and understanding of the work(s)

does not reach standard

There is little knowledge or understanding of the content of the work(s) presented.

There is some knowledge and superficial understanding of the content of the work(s) presented.

There is adequate knowledge and understanding of the content and some of the implications of the work(s) presented.

There is very good knowledge and understanding of the content and most of the implications of the work(s) presented.

There is excellent knowledge and understanding of the content and the implications of the work(s) presented.

Presentation

does not reach standard

Delivery of the presentation is seldom appropriate, with little attempt to interest the audience.

Delivery of the presentation is sometimes appropriate, with some attempt to interest the audience.

Delivery of the presentation is appropriate, with a clear intention to interest the audience.

Delivery of the presentation is effective, with suitable strategies used to interest the audience.

Delivery of the presentation is highly effective, with purposeful strategies used to interest the audience.

Language

does not reach standard

The language is rarely appropriate, with a very limited attempt to suit register and style to the choice of presentation.

The language is sometimes appropriate, with some attempt to suit register and style to the choice of presentation.

The language is mostly clear and appropriate, with some attention paid to register and style that is suited to the choice of presentation.

The language is clear and appropriate, with register and style consistently suited to the choice of presentation.

The language is very clear and entirely appropriate, with register and style consistently effective and suited to the choice of presentation.

 

Date of Completion of the Assignment: 5 July 2017

 

Description of CIA 3: Written Research Assignment.

Objectives of the CIA - 3: Apply the concepts learned in assessing good writing. Create a structure to handle essay writing. Distinguish between different kinds of essays and their essential components.

 

Learning Outcomes:

·         Create structures to handle different kinds of essay writing

·         Replicate the best practices of contemporary essay writing

·         Acquire the skills to communicate fluently in writing

 

 Rubrics

Total Marks 20

Criteria

17 – 18

Writing exceeds expectations with a carefully constructed introduction, thesis statement, and conclusion; paragraphs are topically well-defined and structured as topic statement, supporting statements and examples; ideas are referenced to contexts and critically expressed; writing exhibits cohesion of ideas to the thesis statement/essay question; little or no grammatical and/or syntactical errors

11 – 16

Writing meets expectations with an introduction, thesis statement, and conclusion; the essay is structured in topical paragraphs with an attempt to develop arguments; exhibits an attempt at creating cohesion of ideas to the thesis statement/essay question; few grammatical and/or syntactical errors

6 – 10

Writing fails to meet expectations with an attempt to construct introduction without a thesis statement, and conclusion; an attempt to paragraph though not done topically; lacks cohesion of ideas; many grammatical and/or syntactical errors

1 – 5

Writing fails to meet expectations; no structure or paragraphing; choppy sentence construction full of grammatical and syntactical errors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date of Completion of the Assignment: 5 September 2017

GEOG1000 - WORLD ECOLOGICAL PROBLEMS (2018 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:60
No of Lecture Hours/Week:4
Max Marks:100
Credits:4

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

The main objective of this course is to give you an overview of the
environment in which we live. Along with this, we will also look into
the following issues:

No matter how sophisticated our technology becomes, society will
always require from the environment :
Fertile soil,
Clean air,
 Pure water,
A stable climate,
And an ozone umbrella to shield us from harmful radiation.

So ponder about:
How man interacts with the environment?
How does he change the environment?
How this change has affected our earth?
What is sustainable development?
What should we do to save and preserve the environment for our posterity?

Learning Outcome

Students will get the idea about major issues which may vary for developing and developed nations, topics concerned with population pressure, pollution, and urbanization.

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:2
Toward a sustainable future
 

Population growth & economic development, Decline of ecosystems, Loss of biodiversity, Global atmospheric changes.

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:3
Ecosystems: what they are?
 

Description & structure of ecosystem, Trophic levels, food chains, food webs, Abiotic factors, Biotic factors, Role of climate, Global biomes, Human factor.

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:3
Ecosystem: how they work?
 

Matter and energy, Energy flow, Primary production, Bio geochemical cycles, Ecosystem sustainability.

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:2
Ecosystem: how they change?
 

Natural population dynamics – growth, density, biotic potential, environmental resistance, Predator-prey dynamics – competition, alien species, Adaptations and Natural selection , Ecological succession, Managing ecosystems.

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:2
Human population
 

Population expansion and causes, Rich and poor nations, Migration , Developing countries Affluence, Population momentum, Demographic transition.

Unit-6
Teaching Hours:3
Population & Development
 

Millennium development goal, Debt crisis, Development aid, Improving health & education, Family planning, Resource management, Cairo conference.

Unit-7
Teaching Hours:2
Water
 

Hydrological cycle, Human impact on hydrological cycles, Precipitation, Surface water, Ground water, Obtaining more water, Using less water, Water purification.

 

 

Unit-8
Teaching Hours:2
Soil