The BCom programme provides a strong foundation level understanding of the functioning of business organizations, commercial transactions and various specialized operations such as accounting, finance, marketing and human resource by offering a comprehensive curriculum.
The three year BCom degree programme is divided into six semesters and is designed as per the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) model curriculum prescribed by UGC. It includes core papers,discipline specific electives, generic electives and skill enhancement courses. Discipline specific electives offered in the fifth and the sixth semesters are in the following streams: Human Resource & Marketing Management, Banking & Insurance and Accounting & Finance. Students are required to undertake a micro project during the final semester.
Students are also required to complete two inter-disciplinary open elective courses in diverse disciplines [Humanities / Sciences] during the first two years of the BCom programme after regular class hours. Successful completion of two such courses is mandatory for obtaining the BCom degree. Each open elective course will enable students to earn two extra credits.
Objectives of the BCom Programme
1. To provide a strong foundation and understanding of the functioning of business organizations, commercial transactions and business management.
2. To develop knowledge and skills in Accounting, Finance, Banking and Insurance, Marketing, Human Resources, Taxation, etc. by adopting learner centered pedagogical practices.
3. To develop competency in students to pursue higher level programmes such as CA, CWA, ACS, MBA or other Masters’ Programmes in Commerce / Management.
4. To enhance practical knowledge and employability through real-time competitions, projects and internships.
Programme Outcome :
The Bachelor of Commerce programme's objective is to develop graduates who exemplify the graduate attributes of CHRIST (Deemed to be University). The programme aims to equip students with necessary knowledge, skills and other attributes so as to prepare them for participating in any modern business environment, practice in any commercial profession and to pursue further academic endeavours. Graduates of this degree will be able to demonstrate their skills in Accounting, Auditing, Finance, Investments, Banking, Insurance, Marketing, Human resource management and Organizational Behavior along with the knowledge of quantitative techniques and other major theories of Economics associated with these subjects. The graduates will be able to demonstrate their communication and literary skills in English and other Indian languages. The Curricular and Extracurricular activities are designed in a way so as to provide for Holistic development of an individual.
1. Strong curriculum bridging the gap between theory and practice.
2. Dual specializations in the area of Finance and Investment, Banking and Insurance and Marketing and Human Resource Management.
3. Optional CISI, UK- IOC certification and CMA, USA - IMA professional certifications.
4. Co-curricular/Extra-curricular programmes on a regular basis.
5. Four - Six weeks Summer Internship in the industry
6. Micro projects and NGO projects
7. The BCom programme gives a total of 140 credits at the end of three years.
8. Opportunity for a one semester student exchange program in the USA / France /Netherlands (specified universities)
9. Weekly activities and competitions by the CHRIST (Deemed to be University) Commerce Association (CUCA) to kindle interests in different disciplines of commerce (HR, PR, Marketing, Entrepreneurial Development, Finance. Best Manager Etc.)
10. The CHRIST (Deemed to be University) Festing Association gives interested students an opportunity to represent the department in station and outstation fests organized by other colleges.
Regular classroom lectures shall be accompanied by any other method the instructors find suitable to deliver better learning. Some suggested methods are;
• Case Studies
• Role Plays
• Seminars and Presentations
• Simulation Exercises
• Current Affairs Sessions relevant to the topic
• Quiz Sessions
• Field study reports
• Periodic Tests
• Article reviews
• Discussion forums
• Case analysis
• Group discussions
• Assessment of Class Participation in case studies and discussions.
Any other appropriate method identified by the instructor that would ensure objective assessment of the student performance.