Villa Marie Degree College for Women


(An ISO 9001:2015 Certified Institution)

# 6-3-1089, Raj Bhavan Road, Somajiguda, Hyderabad 500082 Telangana

Tel: +91-40-23391966/23306302

Bachelor of Arts (POL. SCI, MCJ, MLEL)

About BA



The Department of Arts at Villa Marie Degree for Women was established in the year 2006. From a student strength of 30 to now 360 students, the department has made significant progress. The programs offered are BA (Political Science, Journalism & Mass Communication, Modern Language) and BA (Psychology, Journalism & Mass Communication, Modern Language) which equip students with writing, technical, theoretical, and practical skills. The department stands out in twin cities because of its unique combination of programs offered. It has always recorded a 100 percent academic excellence and pass percentage at university examinations.


The faculty and students evolve continuously through national and international level research paper publications.


The teaching methodology focuses on student-centric learning which includes the usage of ICT tools, experimental learning, guest lectures, flipped classroom, inquiry-based learning, project-based learning, case studies, internships, workshops, group discussions, field trips, and many more.


The department of Arts Club- Uthikrishta gives a holistic approach to the students to bridge the gap between academics and co-curricular activities. The club consists of 30 students that support the department in all its endeavors.


The best practices of the department of Arts are Villa Press- The official photography and social media team of the college, Newsletter designing and publication, IAS, and civil coaching to students from different programs, and mental health awareness campaigns.


Vision :


» To empower its students with a strong foothold in the careers of their choice and also to hone their creative talents.


Objective : 


» To train in the multifarious facets of Print, Electronic, Social and Digital Media

» To provide an onsite experience through industry visits and internships to understand the nuances of psychology.

» To acquaint with regional, national, international politics, schemes and policies.

» To develop language proficiency and also help them to delve deep into the subject to understand its origin.

» To help students gain an insight into various prospects the courses offer




USP of the Department:

Program Objectives:


→ PO1: To offer a vivid spectrum of learning that inculcates skill-oriented as well as practical learning.

→ PO2: Extend specialization in political affairs, psychological analysis, and language studies.

→ PO3: Look forward to recognizing the social, political, and cultural roles and responsibilities of individuals within communities.

→ PO4: Adhere to critical thinking and develop interpersonal skills through knowledge acquisition made possible through curriculum interpretation and analysis.

→ PO5: Develop life skills like communication expertise, social etiquette, inter communication (IC), among others.   


Program Outcomes:


→ PO1: Imbibe personal as well as professional skills and develop creativity and leadership qualities through practical exposure.

→ PO2: Gain knowledge on a wide range of subjects that includes cultural understanding, social behavior, political thoughtfulness, literary facets, and competence in languages.

→ PO3: Establish the role of individuals within communities by developing personal behavior, specialized expertise, and intellectual understandings.

→ PO4: Develop communication skills, critical thinking, and pragmatic competence, through advanced methodologies and interdisciplinary studies.

→ PO5: Significantly contribute towards societal causes through a deeper understanding of diverse backgrounds, communal relations, and interpersonal and intrapersonal interaction.


BA –Political Science


Program Specific Objectives (PSOs):


→ PSO1: Graduates will have a strong command of Indian and International Political Histories which will enhance their academic ability in understanding the contemporary political environment.

→ PSO2: Graduates will be adept in political debates and discussions and identify reflections of history in the current world.


Program Specific Outcomes (PSOs):


→ PSO1: Students are well trained in the field of Political Science with mock UN and Parliament sessions along with field visits to delve deeper into the governance of the Panchayats and conducting workshops to understand International Relations.

→ PSO2: Students are able to attain deeper knowledge of Political theories and ideologies and gain hands-on experience through research works and data analyzing abilities.

Value Additions:





Certificate Courses 

Clubs of the Department:


Department of Arts [UG] – BA Club –UTHKRISTHA – It’s Different Here




→ Access the student community to management community knowledge, applied management skills and benefit them in practical life & to make innovation and creativity the forte of every student at Villa Marie




→ To equip students with core leadership competencies.

→ To help them achieve experience in the field of Psychology, Political Science and Journalism.

→ To help them think beyond the syllabus




→ To enable globally competitive & socially responsive leaders

→ To stimulate critical thinking

→ Developing research, analytical and creative abilities

→ Listening to and accepting opposite opinions related to controversial issues, i.e. improving the skills in reaching a consensus

→ Benefit from each other’s experiences in their respective fields and strengthen cooperation among them

→ The development of different management skills through training and its importance in the life of the graduate student

→ Organising and participating in various events


Criteria for Nomination of Office Bearers:


→ Academic Excellence

→ Dedication & Commitment

→ Support to the Department in the previous years

→ Dynamism & Foresightedness

→ Initiative

Signature Events:


Reporting and Editing workshop


→ It is an annual 2-day workshop to enlighten the students of 2nd year Political Science and Psychology on the workings of Reporting and Editing in the world of Journalism. The workshop encourages the students to apply their theoretical knowledge to practical scenarios.


Click Fest


→ An annual event that brings out the creative powerhouses of the department. 1st-year Students are encouraged to click snapshots on various topics such as life, fashion, horror, etc. A panel of judges from the industry select the best three in each category and award them. This event is the practical application of the value-added course Photography.


Flick Fest


→ The annual film festival produces original and creative short films made by the students. The 3rd year students can pick any topic they desire and develop a storyline. The short films are presented to the panel of judges, and the best three win. This event is the practical application of the value-added course Film-making.




→ The annual Psychology workshop elicits the opportunity for the students of 2nd year Psychology to test their theoretical knowledge in the practical world. The students gain practical exposure through the workshop as they conduct psychology tests on their fellow college mates. The workshop benefits the psychology students and is much fun for other students as they explore more about themselves.


Dautya Neeti


→ It is an annual 3-day Political science event where the students of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd year come together to create a mock Parliament session. Students also present various research papers, presentations on the Indian Diplomacy. The objective of the event is to make the students aware of the country’s current affairs and its bilateral relations with the neighbouring countries.


Career Prospects:


Scope for Higher Studies:


⇒ Eligible to apply for Masters in and out of the country


Employment Opportunities:


Political Science:


⇒ Data Analyst

⇒ Policymakers

⇒ Organizational Policymakers

⇒ Policy Analysts

⇒ Public Policy Executives

⇒ Academic Research

⇒ Corporate Research

⇒ Civil Servants


Mass Communications & Journalism


⇒ Radio Personnel

⇒ TV Personnel

⇒ Newspaper Personnel

⇒ Reporters

⇒ Photo Journalists

⇒ PR Executive

⇒ Advertising Executive

⇒ Digital Marketing Executive


English Literature:


⇒ Academicians

⇒ Literary critics

⇒ Publishing personnel

⇒ Book editors

⇒ Academic researchers

⇒ Language researchers

⇒ Content Writers

⇒ Scriptwriters

⇒ Soft skill Trainers

⇒ Translators

Duration 3 YEARS
ELIGIBILITY: Intermediate/CBSE /ISC/Equivalent