Department of
COMMERCE






Syllabus for
BCom (Strategic Finance Honours)
Academic Year  (2018)

 
1 Semester - 2018 - Batch
Paper Code
Paper
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
AEN121 ADDITIONAL ENGLISH 3 2 50
COH131 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 4 04 100
COH132 BUSINESS LAW 4 04 100
COH133 BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT 4 04 100
COH134 BUSINESS ECONOMICS - I 4 04 100
ENG121 ENGLISH 3 2 50
FRN121 FRENCH 3 2 50
HIN122 HINDI 3 2 50
KAN122 KANNADA 3 02 50
SAN122 SANSKRIT 3 2 50
TAM121 TAMIL 3 2 50
2 Semester - 2018 - Batch
Paper Code
Paper
Hours Per
Week
Credits
Marks
AEN221 ADDITIONAL ENGLISH 3 2 50
COH231 CORPORATE ACCOUNTING - I 4 4 100
COH234 BUSINESS ECONOMICS - II 4 4 100
COSF232 FINANCIAL PLANNING AND PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT 4 4 100
COSF233 COST MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL 4 4 100
ENG221 ENGLISH 3 2 50
FRN221 FRENCH 3 2 50
HIN222 HINDI 3 2 50
KAN222 KANNADA 3 02 50
SAN222 SANSKRIT 3 2 50
TAM221 TAMIL 3 2 50
        

  

Assesment Pattern

Assessment Pattern

Students are evaluated for each paper on the basis of written examination and continuous internal assessment (CIA). Each paper carries maximum of 100 marks and is evaluated as follows:

a)      For all papers Internal Assessment and End Semester ratio- 60:40

b)      For all papers minimum pass percentage 50 %. (Aggregate of Internal + End Semester marks)

c)      For CMA integrated papers

-          CIA 1,2, 3 Case analysis, Quiz, MCQs

-          ESE – Lab based Online examinations

d)     For other papers the Assessment is as follows:

Assessment Component

Description

                Weightage

CIA I

Quizzes, role plays, objective type tests, written assignments, discussion forums, article reviews, case analysis etc.

15%

CIA II

Mid semester written examination conducted for 2 hours duration

25%

CIA III

Group work consisting of presentations, viva voce, and report submission.

15%

ESE

Written examination conducted for 3 hours duration

40%

Attendance

 

05%

 

Total

100%

Examination And Assesments

Question Paper Pattern –MSE/CIA 2

The question paper pattern MSE

 

Sections

Type

Marks

A

Short Answer Questions- Answer any 5 questions out of 7

5 X 2 = 10

B

Conceptual / Descriptive Type questions- Answer any 2 questions out of 3

2 x 5=  10

C

Analytical / Essay Type Questions- Answer any 2 questions out of 3

2 x 10 = 20

D

Case Study-Compulsory question             

1 x 10 = 10

 

Question Paper Pattern - ESE

Sections

Type

Marks

A

Short Answer Questions- Answer any 12 questions out of 14

12X 2= 24

B

Conceptual / Descriptive-Answer any 4 questions out of 5

4 x 6 = 24

C

Analytical / Essay Type Questions-Answer any 3 questions out of 4

3x 12=36

D

Case study- Compulsory question

1 x 16 = 16

Department Overview:
The Department of Commerce, one of the oldest and largest department of the University, believes in developing and nurturing global competencies in students through quality education, research and continuous innovation and was started in the year 1969. It provides a proficient environment to nurture commerce professionals with a high level of knowledge and competence to effectively contribute to society with commitment and integrity. The department offers undergraduate courses like BCom, BCom (Honours), BCom (Strategic Finance Honours) Masters Programme in Commerce, Master in Philosophy and Doctorate of Philosophy. It also provides value added professional programmes and certifications through recognised global bodies such as Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), USA, Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI), UK and Insurance Institute of India (III). In recognition of excellence in the provision of higher education in the fields of financial services, CISI, UK awarded the University with the 'CISI centre of Excellence Accreditation', the only university outside the UK which has been conferred with this status. With the student strength of over 2400, the department ranks second in India and first in Bengaluru for Commerce education (The India Today- Nielsen Survey 2017).
Mission Statement:
Vision To be a Centre of Excellence in the realm of Commerce and Management, developing and nurturing global competencies in students through quality education, research, and continuous innovation. Mission To nurture commerce professionals who possess a high level of knowledge and competence to effectively contribute to society with commitment and integrity.
Introduction to Program:
Christ University introduced the BCom (Strategic Finance Honours)- programme from June 2018. A three year under graduate degree programme integrated with the globally recognised Certified Management Accountant (CMA) certification awarded by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), which is a US-based worldwide association for accountants and financial professionals. This programme caters to commerce aspirants who desire to build their professional expertise in financial planning, analysis, control, decision support, and professional ethics. Students pursuing the BCom (Strategic Finance Honours) programme will undergo the CMA coursework as part of their regular curriculum. The two parts of CMA papers, are divided into five regular courses and integrated into the main curriculum. IMA official study materials from WILEY will be provided to the students and used for instruction. IMA's authorised training partners in India will teach these courses during regular working hours scheduled in the timetable. The assessment and end semester examination pattern for these five courses shall be online examinations aligned with IMA assessment pattern. The CMA certification from IMA, comprises of two exam parts: (i) Part 1 - Financial Reporting, Planning, Performance and Control, (ii) Part 2 - Financial Decision-Making. These exams have to be taken up separately by the students during their degree programme in Christ University by paying IMA examination fees.
Program Objective:
1. To develop professionals who are industry ready with high level of accounting and finance knowledge 2. To develop competency in students to pursue higher level international programmes in finance and accounting such as, CPA, CFA. 3. To enhance the employability of students and to enable them to take up challenging job assignments.

AEN121 - ADDITIONAL ENGLISH (2018 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

 

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

 

 

COH131 - FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING (2018 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:60
No of Lecture Hours/Week:4
Max Marks:100
Credits:04

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Accounting is referred as the language of business. This course presents the underlying framework and concepts of Financial Accounting in the context of how accounting fits into the overall business environment of contemporary society. This course on Financial Accounting is offered as a compulsory paper in the first semester. Students will learn how accounting is an information development and communication system that supports economic decision-making and provides value to entities and society. As a prerequisite, the students should be having basic knowledge of Accountancy.

Learning Outcome

After completion of this course, students will be able to:

·         Understand the process of valuation of loss of stock in the event of fire and calculate loss of stock in case of firebreak out in the business premises.

·         Solve and prepare books of accounts for special transactions like Hire purchase and Installment purchase.

 ·         Prepare accounts for the businesses with different branches.

 ·         Understand the accounting impact of conversion of partnership firms to limited Companies.

         Create books as per double entry system, when information based on single entry system is provided.

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:10
Insurance Claim
 

Level of Knowledge: Conceptual and Working

Introduction – Need – loss of stock policy – preparation of statement to ascertain value of stock on the date of fire – Treatment of salvage – valuation of stocks prior to date of fire – calculation of GP Ratio when GP Ratio is not given – Treatment of Average Clause, Treatment of Abnormal items.

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:10
Accounting for Hire Purchase and Installment Systems
 

Level of Knowledge: Conceptual and Working

Hire Purchase - Meaning - Legal provisions, [including repossession, only theory] - Calculation of interest - when rate of interest and cash price is given - when cash price and total amount payable is given when rate of interest and installments amount are given but cash price is not given - Calculation of cash price under annuity method - Journal entries and Ledger accounts in the books of hire-purchaser and hire-vendor.

 

Installment system- Meaning - Difference between hire purchase and installment system (Theory only)

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:14
Accounting for Inland Branches
 

Level of Knowledge: Conceptual and Working

Concept of dependent branches, Accounting aspects, Debtors system. Independent branches: Concept- Accounting treatment: important adjustment entries.

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:16
Sale of the Partnership Firm
 

Level of Knowledge: Conceptual and Working

Sale to a limited company - Introduction - need for conversion - meaning of purchase consideration - methods of calculating purchase consideration - net payment method - net asset method - passing of journal entries and preparation of ledger accounts in the books of vendor - treatment of certain items - dissolution expenses - unrecorded assets and liabilities - assets and liabilities not taken over by the purchasing company - contingent liabilities - non-assumption of trade liabilities- in the books of purchasing company - passing of incorporation entries - treatment of security premium - fresh issue of shares and debentures to meet working capital - preparation of balance sheet as per 'Companies Act'.

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:10
Conversion of Single Entry to Double Entry System of Book-keeping
 

Level of Knowledge: Conceptual and Working

Converting single entry into double entry system - steps in conversion - ascertainment of sales, purchases, stocks, cash and bank balances, capital etc - preparation of final accounts.

Text Books And Reference Books:

1.       Jain &Narang, (2016). Financial Accounting. Mumbai: Kalyani.

2.       Gupta, R.L., &Radhaswamy, M., (2016) Financial Accounting (18ed.). New Delhi: Sultan Chand & Sons.

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

1.                   Maheswari S. N. &Maheswari S. K. (2017). Advanced accountancy. New Delhi: Vikas

2.                   Shukla M. C. &Grewall T. S. (2017). Advanced accountancy (15 Ed.). New Delhi: S. Chand

Evaluation Pattern

 

Assessment Component

Description

                Weightage

CIA I

Quizzes, role plays, objective type tests, written assignments, discussion forums, article reviews, case analysis etc.

15%

CIA II

Mid semester written examination conducted for 2 hours duration

25%

CIA III

Group work consisting of presentations, viva voce, and report submission.

15%

ESE

Written examination conducted for 3 hours duration

40%

Attendance

 

05%

 

Total

100%

 

COH132 - BUSINESS LAW (2018 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:60
No of Lecture Hours/Week:4
Max Marks:100
Credits:04

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

The paper deals in detailed knowledge of the major commercial laws of the country.  It aims at providing knowledge of the business laws applicable in India and the framework within which business houses are expected to function. As a prerequisite, students should be having a basic knowledge about concepts relating to laws and its amendments.

Learning Outcome

·         To impart essential knowledge about relevant laws concerning and affecting business organizations in operation.

 ·         To familiarize the student with certain statutes that may apply in the business context.

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:12
The Indian Contract Act, 1872: General Principle of Law of Contract
 

Level of Knowledge: Conceptual                                                                            

a) Contract – meaning, characteristics and kinds b) Essentials of a valid contract - Offer and acceptance, consideration, contractual capacity, free consent, legality of objects.  c) Void agreements d) Discharge of a contract – modes of discharge, breach and remedies against breach of contract.  e) Contingent contracts f) Quasi - contracts

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:12
The Indian Contract Act, 1872: Specific Contract
 

Level of Knowledge: Conceptual

a) Contract of Indemnity and Guarantee b) Contract of Bailment c) Contract of Agency

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:12
The Sale of Goods Act, 1930
 

Level of Knowledge: Conceptual

a) Contract of sale, meaning and difference between sale and agreement to sell.  b) Conditions and warranties c) Transfer of ownership in goods including sale by a non-owner d) Performance of contract of sale e) Un-paid seller – meaning, rights of an unpaid seller against the goods and the buyer

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:12
Partnership Laws
 

Level of Knowledge: Conceptual

A) The Partnership Act, 1932—a) Nature and Characteristics of Partnership b) Registration of a Partnership Firms c) Types of Partners d. Rights and Duties of Partners e) Implied Authority of a Partner f) Incoming and outgoing Partners g) Mode of Dissolution of Partnership

 

B) The Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008-- a) Salient Features of LLP b) Differences between LLP and Partnership, LLP and Company c) LLP Agreement, d) Partners and Designated Partners e) Incorporation Document  f) Incorporation by Registration g) Partners and their Relationship

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:12
Consumer Protection Act 1986
 

Level of Knowledge: Conceptual

Objects of the act, rights of consumer, definition appropriate laboratory, consumer, compliant and complainant, consumer dispute, defect, deficiency, service and restrictive trade practice/unfair trade practice, consumer protection councils central consumer protection council, state consumer protection council. Consumer grievance redressed machinery national commission (functions/jurisdiction/powers/relief that can be granted under the act)

Text Books And Reference Books:

N D Kapoor, Elements of Mercantile Law(2013). New Delhi: Sultan Chand & Sons Publication.

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

1. M.C. Kuchhal, and VivekKuchhal, Business Law(2010). New Delhi: Vikas Publishing House

2. Avtar Singh, Business Law(2011).Lucknow: Eastern Book Company

3. SN Maheshwari and SK Maheshwari.BusinessLaw(2010): National Publishing House: New Delhi.

4.P C Tulsian and Bharat Tulsian. Business Law(2010). McGraw Hill Education

5.  Sharma, J.P. and SunainaKanojia, Business Laws(2010).New Delhi: Ane Books Pvt. Ltd.,

Evaluation Pattern

 

Assessment Component

Description

                Weightage

CIA I

Quizzes, role plays, objective type tests, written assignments, discussion forums, article reviews, case analysis etc.

15%

CIA II

Mid semester written examination conducted for 2 hours duration

25%

CIA III

Group work consisting of presentations, viva voce, and report submission.

15%

ESE

Written examination conducted for 3 hours duration

40%

Attendance

 

05%

 

Total

100%

 

COH133 - BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT (2018 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:60
No of Lecture Hours/Week:4
Max Marks:100
Credits:04

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

This subject of Business Environment focuses on impact of environment on the organizations. The main objective is to familiarize and equip students with techniques of environment analysis as a foundation to corporate strategy. As a prerequisite the students must know the basic factors affecting the business and knowledge about business management.

Learning Outcome

·         Understand the nature and scope of business.

·         To make the students gain conceptual knowledge of the process of environmental scanning and analysis.

·         Analyze the impact of technology on society, economy, and on an individual plant.

·         To familiarize the students with the industrial policies.

·         Understand the importance of small scale industries in economic growth.

·         Describe the interface between culture and business.

·         Explain how organizations implement social responsibility actions.

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:14
Conceptual Framework of Business Environment
 

Level of Knowledge: Basic and Conceptual

Concept, Significance, and Nature of Business Environment – Internal , External, Micro and Macro; Environmental Analysis-Concept, Process, Limitation, Techniques of environmental analysis and Strategic Management (VRIO framework, Porter’s five force model, Need Gap analysis, SWOT Analysis, QUEST, Blue ocean Strategy and PESTLE); Demographic dividend, Happiness index.

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:14
Economic Environment and Legal Environment
 

Level of Knowledge: Basic and Conceptual

Economic Environment: Concept of Economic system, Objectives, Strategies and Evaluation of current five year plan, Industrial policy 1991 (Industrial Licensing, Foreign Investment, Foreign Technology Agreements, Public Sector Policy and MRTP Act); NITI Aayog, Functions and initiative; Performance of Indian Economy in 21st century, Effect of recession on Business and remedies for that.

 

Legal Environment: Company regulatory legislation in India, Competition Act and its salient features, FEMA, Monetary policy, Fiscal policy and Latest EXIM policy.

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:12
Natural Environment and Technological Environment
 

Level of Knowledge: Basic and Conceptual

Natural Environment: Meaning and significance, Natural environmental factors affecting business, The Environment Protection Act 1986; Paris Climate Agreement.

 

Technological Environment: Innovation, Technological leadership and followership, Sources of technological dynamics, Technology and competitive advantage, Transfer of technology and its problems, Management of technology, Impact of technology on business and society (Artificial Intelligence and Augmented Reality)

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:14
Political Environment and Socio-Cultural Environment
 

Level of Knowledge: Basic and Conceptual

Political Environment: Three political institutions: Legislature, Executive and Judiciary, Brief note on Fundamental rights and Duties, Rationale and extent of state intervention, Role of Government – Regulatory, Promotional and  Entrepreneurial, Government’s  responsibility to business, Business’s responsibility to Government; Brief overview about Make in India.

 

Socio-Cultural Environment: Corporate Social responsibility of business- Business Ethics and Corporate Governance, Social audit, impact of culture on business- Cross-Cultural Business Environment.

Unit-5
Teaching Hours:6
Global Environment
 

Level of Knowledge: Basic and Conceptual

Foreign Collaborations and Indian Business, Benefits and problems from MNCs, New Foreign Direct Investment policy of India; World Trade Organization- objectives and principles, implications for India; Trading Blocks-Meaning and types.

Text Books And Reference Books:

 ·         K. Ashwathappa, Essentials of business environment, Bangalore: Himalaya publications. DOI: www.himpub.com(Latest Edition)

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

·         Francis Cherunilam, Business Environment, Mumbai: Himalaya publishing house. (Latest Edition)

 ·         S.K.MishraP,Economic Environment, Delhi: Himalaya publishing house. (Latest Edition)

 ·         K Chidambaram, Business Environment,Vikas Publications.(Latest Edition)

Evaluation Pattern

Assessment Component

Description

                Weightage

CIA I

Quizzes, role plays, objective type tests, written assignments, discussion forums, article reviews, case analysis etc.

15%

CIA II

Mid semester written examination conducted for 2 hours duration

25%

CIA III

Group work consisting of presentations, viva voce, and report submission.

15%

ESE

Written examination conducted for 3 hours duration

40%

Attendance

 

05%

 

Total

100%

 

COH134 - BUSINESS ECONOMICS - I (2018 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:60
No of Lecture Hours/Week:4
Max Marks:100
Credits:04

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

The approach of this paper is to study the behaviour of a Unit and the analysis is generally static and in partial equilibrium with the framework. The modules incorporated in this Paper deal with the nature and scope of economics, the theory of consumer behavior, analysis of production function and equilibrium of a producer, the price formation in different markets structures and the equilibrium of a firm and industry. As a prerequisite, the students should have basic knowledge about the concepts relating to micro economics.

Learning Outcome

·         To make students aware of the basic economic concepts and theories of economics.

·         Develop the conceptual foundations and analytical methods used in micro economics;

·         Familiarize the students with the basics of consumer behavior, behavior of firms and market equilibrium;

To develop among students the ability to understand and appreciate the economic theories and their application in real economic

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:10
Basic Concepts
 

Level of Knowledge: Conceptual

 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 cost; Basic economic problems common to all economies.

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:11
The Market Forces of Demand and supply
 

Level of Knowledge: Conceptual

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; Demand forecasting- Methods; 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:12
Theory of Consumer Choice and New Frontiers in Microeconomics
 

Level of Knowledge: Conceptual

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.

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:12
Theory of Production and Cost
 

Level of Knowledge: Conceptual

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-5
Teaching Hours:15
Product Pricing and Factor Pricing
 

Level of Knowledge: Conceptual

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- oligopoly; Price determination (collusive pricing, price leadership).

Text Books And Reference Books:

 1.       N. Gregory Mankiw (2012). Principles of Microeconomics (4 ed). Cengage Learning India.

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

1.       Lipsey, R.G. and K.A. Chrystal (2011).Principles of Economics (IX ed.).Oxford University Press: Oxford

2.       Ramsfield, E. (2012). Micro Economics (IX ed.). New York: W.W Norton and company.

3.       Ray, N.C. (2014).An introduction to Microeconomics, Macmillan Company of India Ltd: New Delhi

4.       Samuelson, PA and W.D. Hague (2012).A textbook of Economic Theory. ELBS Longman group: London.

Evaluation Pattern

Assessment Component

Description

                Weightage

CIA I

Quizzes, role plays, objective type tests, written assignments, discussion forums, article reviews, case analysis etc.

15%

CIA II

Mid semester written examination conducted for 2 hours duration

25%

CIA III

Group work consisting of presentations, viva voce, and report submission.

15%

ESE

Written examination conducted for 3 hours duration

40%

Attendance

 

05%

 

Total

100%

 

ENG121 - ENGLISH (2018 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:50
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 (2018 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%

HIN122 - HINDI (2018 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 'Samakaleen Hindi Kavitha” is a collection of Modern Hindi poems of leading writers of Hindi Poetry edited by Dr.N Mohanan.From the medieval poetry ' Kabir Ke Dohe and Sur ke pad 'is also included.By teaching business correspondence emphasis is being given to functional Hindi too. Hindusthani Music and TranslationPractice also have been included in this semester.

Course Objectives:

  • to impart the knowledge of poetics
  • to acquire translation skills
  • to expose students to veriety of texts to interact with them
  • to help students develop a taste to appreciate works of literature through the organisation of language
  • to help students understand the relationship between the world around them and the text
  • to improve their oral and written skills
  • to expose them to the world of music

Learning Outcome

Students will be exposed to the world of poetry and Music. Through translation, students can understand different languages, literatures and cultures. Business correspondence helps the students to understand the functional aspects of the language.

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:20
Kavya Sankalan - Samakaleen Hindi Kavitha. (An anthology of contemporary Hindi poems), Kabir ke Dohe and Sur Ke Pad
 

‘Samakaleen Hindi Kavitha’ (Collection of Poems) Ed by Dr N Mohanan, Rajpal and son's, New Delhi

Level of knowledge: Analytical

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:20
Hindustani Music
 

Gazal Ki Parampara and Pramukh kalakar

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:15
Translation- practice
 


                  

Translation-Practice English to Hindi and vise- versa

Level of knowledge:Basic                                           

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:5
Patra Lekhan --Vyavasaik Patra Vyavhar (Business letters)
 

Vyavasaik Patra Vyavhar (Business letters)                                

  1. Mulya Suchi 
  2. Adesh
  3. Shikayathi
  4. Bhugtan

Level of knowledge: Conceptual

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:5
Hindusthani Sangeeth-parampara evam pramukh kalakar
 

Utbhav,Vikas aur paramparaein

Pramukh Sangeethkar-1.Bhimsen Joshi 2.Gulam Ali 3.Pandit Ravishankar 4. Bismillah Khan.

Text Books And Reference Books:

  1. Kavya Sankalan - ‘Samakaleen Hindi Kavitha’ (Collection of Poems)Ed. by Dr. N Mohanan.
Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

1. Abhinav Patra-Vyavahar -Dr.Paramanand Gupta

2. Vanijya Hindi By A.R.Narti1.A Hand Book of Translation Studies By Das Bijay Kumar

3. Anuvad Evam Sanchar – Dr Pooranchand Tantan, Rajpal and Son’s, Kashmiri Gate, New Delhi – 110006

4. Anuvad Vignan By Bholanath Tiwari

Evaluation Pattern

CIA-1(Digital learning-Editing of Hindi Wikipedia article)-20 marks

CIA-2(Mid semester examination)-50 marks

CIA-3(Digital learning-Creating Hindi Wikipedia article)-20 marks

End sem examination-50 marks

KAN122 - KANNADA (2018 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:40
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:50
Credits:02

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Course Description

Selected Vachanas Tripadi’s and Keerthanas of the Medieval Kannada Literature are introduced for I Semester B.com-Regular /B.com Hon./ B.com F&A/ BBA & BBA-Honorus in the syllabus. This will enrich the Language skills of the students.   Famous cultural art forms of Karnataka are also included in this semester. Writing  skills can be improved by giving focus on Grammar and Comprehension.

Course Objectives

  • To expose learners to variety of texts to interact with them
  • To help learners develop a taste to appreciate works of Literature through the organization of Language
  • To help learners understand the relationship between the world around them and the text
  • To help lerarners to improve their oral and written skills for their respective career goals
  • To help improve their communiction skills for larger academic purposes and vocational purposes

Learning Outcome

  •  Develop an analytical and critical bent of mind to compare and analize the various literature they read and discuss  in class
  • Develop a more humane and service orented aproach to all forms of life around them
  • Ability to communicate effectively in speech and in writing
  • Ability to use better language to communicate effectively

 

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:20
Medieval Kannada Literature: Poetry-Music-Language Skills
 

1. Devara Dasimayya

2. Basavanna

3. Allamaprabhu

4. Akkamahadevi

5. Ambigara chowdiah

6. Ayadakki Lakkamma 

7. Sarvagna

8. Kanakadasa

9. Kumaravyasa

10. Hindustani/ Karnatak - Music and Musicians

 

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:10
Folk Art forms of Karnataka
 

 

(A).Dollu Kunita  (B). Pooja Kunita  (C). Somana Kunita  (D). Goravara Kunita

 

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:10
Language Skills
 

1.      Translation Theory and Practice

2.      Usage of alphabets in different contexts:  

3.      l & L

4.      a  & H

5.      n & N

6.      Hrasva and Deergha  alphabets.

7.   Importance of Ottakshara

Text Books And Reference Books:

Text Book: Kannada Sahitya Darshana - Bhaga-1               

Reference Books

  •  Basavannana vachangalu: L. Basavarjaju
  • Vachana Chandrike - D. Javaregowda
  • Vachana Kammata- K.R. Nagaraj & K.M. Marulasiddappa
  • Purandara Sahitya Darshana- S.K. Ramachandra Rao

 

                                                                                                                                                                     

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

Recommended Redading

 

1.      A comparative study of Sarana and Dasa literature, P. S Srinivasa,University of Madras (1981)

2.      Vyavaharika Kannada: H. S.  Krishnaswami Iyengar

3.      Dr. Thipperudraswamy : Sharanara Anubhava Sahitya

4.  Kiryar Vishwakosha; L.S. Sheshagiri Rao, Hampi  Kannada University, Hampi

 

Evaluation Pattern

CIA-1 Digital Learning - Wikipedia- 20 Marks

CIA-2 Mid Semsester Examination- 50 Marks

CIA-3 Digitization of Kannada Books - 20 Marks

End Semester Examination- 50 Marks

 

SAN122 - SANSKRIT (2018 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:50
Credits:2

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

I semester of B.Com/B.B.A prescribed with the text Chanakya niti - Selected shlokas 

strothra sahitya

Learning Outcome

Exposing  the students to learn the morals and ethics of chanakya' work 

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:30
Chanakya niti
 

Chanakya niti selected shlokas 

Level of knowledge: Basic/conceptual/ Analytical

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:10
grammar
 

snadhi prakaranam and lakaras
                                           

Level of knowledge: Basic/conceptual/ Analytical.

                                                                                                                                                                           

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:3
language component
 

Translation of passage from sanskrit to english

Unseen passage to read and answer the questions given below
                                

Level of knowledge: Basic/conceptual/ Analytical

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:2
. Language component.
 

language component

Translation Sanskrit to English                                              

Level of knowledge: Basic/conceptual/ Analytical

Composition to write in Sanskrit                                                          

 Level of knowledge: Basic/conceptual/ Analytical

Comprehension in Sanskrit                                                          

  Level of knowledge: Basic/conceptual/ Analytical

 

Text Books And Reference Books:

Chanakya niti - Selected shlokas 

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

1) Chanakya niti 

2) Sanskrit Grammar Translation from English to Sanskrit by M.R. Kale.

3) Sanskrit Grammar kannada Version by Hegde. 

 

Evaluation Pattern

CIA 1  Wikipedia assignments  20 marks

CIA 2  mid-semester examinations  50 marks 

CIA 3  Wikipedia assignments  20 marks 

TAM121 - TAMIL (2018 Batch)

Total Teaching Hours for Semester:45
No of Lecture Hours/Week:3
Max Marks:50
Credits:2

Course Objectives/Course Description

 

Poems of Bharatiyar and Bharatidasan and poems by women poets with feminine sensibilities  will initiate the students into the modern period with all its complexities. The short stories of Chandra with its contemporary style and texture offer  a glimpse of an amazing variety of characters going through the riddles of human existence. A new concept, Cultural Studies, will take the students beyond prescribed syllabus to include the architecture, customs, beliefs and faiths of Indian society.

Learning Outcome

To make the students experience the impact made by Bharathiyar and Bharathidasan during the 20th century and to bring them to the realities of 21st century. They will also learn, on their own, the significance of festivals celebrated across the country

Unit-1
Teaching Hours:15
Modern Poetry
 

Poems of Bharathiyar, Bharathidasan and women poets

Unit-2
Teaching Hours:5
Practical Grammar
 

2  Grammar as reflected in the poems

Unit-3
Teaching Hours:15
Contemporary Cultural Issues
 

Prose including reference to contemporary literary issues

Unit-4
Teaching Hours:10
Language Skills
 

Language Skills:  Piramozhichorkal

Text Books And Reference Books:

 

Malliga, R et al (ed).Thamilppathirattu I.Bangalore: Prasaranga,2011

 

Chandra. Alagamma, published by Uyireluthu Pathippagam, Trichy, 2011

 

 

Essential Reading / Recommended Reading

 

Varadarajan, Mu.  Thamil Ilakkia Varalaru . New Delhi:Sahitya Akademi, 2008

 

Sivathambi, Ka.Thamil Sirukathaiyin Thorramum Valarchiyum.Coimbatore: NCBH, 2009

 

Ragunathan,C.Bharathi: Kalamum Karuthum, Chennai:NCBH, 1971

 

Ramakrishnan S 100 Sirantha Sirukathaigal, Chennai: Discovery Books, 2013