The Bhopal School of Social Sciences
An Autonomous Institution Run by the Archdiocese of Bhopal
Re-accredited with 'A' Grade CGPA 3.27 Cycle 3 by NAAC
Affiliated to Barkatullah University, Bhopal
Regd. No. 3286, 01-05-1972, Estd. 1972
The Bhopal School of Social Sciences
An Autonomous Institution Run by the Archdiocese of Bhopal
Re-accredited with 'A' Grade CGPA 3.27 Cycle 3 by NAAC
ISO 9001:2008 & ISO 14001:2004 Certified Institute
Affiliated to Barkatullah University, Bhopal
BA (Honours) Economics
BA (Honours) Economics

B.A. Economics Honours
This three year (6 Semesters)degree course offers economics as a majorproviding specialised theoretical and practical knowledge of the subject by dealing with the various economic issues arising at both micro and macro levels.  It focusses on approaching the subject in a logical way strengthening the analytical and opinion forming abilities of the learner. Course Contents of EconomicsPapers:


Title of the Paper



Micro Economics     

Scope&NatureofEconomics; Utility–Cardinal&OrdinalApproaches;
ElasticityofDemand;LawsofProduction; Markets–Concept&Classification;


Agricultural Economics

Rural Economy of India; Development of Agriculture; Agrarian Relations &
Land Reforms in India; Technological Change in Agriculture; Other Aspects
 of Indian Agriculture


Indian Economy

StructureofIndianEconomy;HumanInfrastructureofIndianEconomy; Agriculture;
SmallScale&CottageIndustries; PlanninginIndia


History of Economic Thought

Mercantilism &Physiocrats; Classical Thoughts;Neo-Classical Orthodoxy; High Theory; New Welfare Economics & Economic Theories of Justice; Indian Economic Thought


Macroeconomics & Money &Banking

National Income; Classical & Keynesian Theory of Employment; Savings, Investment & Capital Formation; Money & Banking


Industrial Economics

Nature &Scope of Industrial Economics;Industrial Location Analysis; Industrial Finance &Investment Decisions; Market & Industrial Efficiency; Government Regulation of Industry


Research Methodology for Economics

 Nature of Social & Business Research;

Selection of Research Problem &Research Design; Sample Design & Hypothesis Testing; Methods of Data Collection, Data Processing, Analysis & Interpretation; Report Writing



International Economics & Public Finance

Public Finance; Finance Commission Terms of Trade; Balance of Payment; India’s Direction of Foreign Trade; Exchange Rate


Mathematical Economics

Basic Concepts- Numbers, Sets, Operation on Sets, The Number of Elements in Set, Ordered Pairs, Cartesian Product, Relations, Index & Rules of Index; Limits & Continuity; Functions; Matrices&Determinants; Differentiation & Integral Calculus



Population Study & Demography;                                                                Theories of Population; Sources of Demographic Data in India; Techniques of Analysis; Population Projection; Population Policy


Development & Environmental Economics

Growth Models; Problems of  Population & Poverty; Development Theories; Monetary & Fiscal  Policy, Direct Foreign Investment; Environmental Leakages; Property Rights



Definition, Scope & Goals of Econometrics; Methodology of Econometric research; Nature of Regression Analysis; Two- Variable Regression Analysis; Hypothesis Testing; Application of Econometric Methods


Labour Economics

Introduction to Labour Economics; Labour Market Analysis; Wage Determination; Analysis of Employment and Unemployment; Trade Unions & Collective Bargaining


Quantitative Techniques      

Descriptive Statistics- Measures of Central Tendency, Measures of Dispersion, Correlation, Regression, Index Numbers, Time Series; Probability; Research & Report Writing


Business Environment

Theoretical Framework; Economic Environment of Business; Political & legal Environment of Business; Socio- Cultural & International Environment


Computer Applications in Economics (Tentative)


Program Specific Outcomes
UG Courses Offered
B.Com (Honours)
B.Com (Applied Economics)
B.Com (Tax Procedure & Practice)
B.Com (Computer)
B.Com (Foreign Trade Practices & Sales Management)
B.Com (Tour & Travels Management)
B.Com (Principles Practice & Management of Insurance)
B.Com (Advertising, Sales Promotion & Sales Management)
BA Pass Course
BA Management
BA (Honours) Social Work
BA (Honours) Economics
BA (Honours) English Literature
BA (Honours) Psychology
The Bhopal School of Social Sciences (BSSS)
An Autonomous Institution Run by the
Archdiocese of Bhopal

Affiliated to Barkatullah University, Bhopal
Near Habibganj Naka, Opposite DRM Office
Habibganj, Bhopal - 462024
Madhya Pradesh
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