VADODARA: Keeping in mind, national education policy’s (NEP) thrust on value-addition, majority faculties at MS University are introducing value-added courses or certificate courses from this academic year onwards. As many as 46 new courses will be offered by various faculties. Of these, 38 are value-added courses while eight are certificate courses. Faculty of Social Work, for instance, has decided to offer a 5-year integrated master’s program (a dual degree), while the Faculty of Performing Arts will offer a certificate course on ‘aspects of abhinaya in Indian classical dance forms. Faculties like Journalism and Communication studies, pharmacy and management studies have decided to offer three courses each. Faculty of Family and Community Sciences too will offer a variety of courses as many as 16. The courses include those on short film making, Vaastu shastra, kitchen gardening, needle art and even one on a romantic relationship for 21st century. Faculty of Science will be offering maximum 19 courses including a PG diploma in industrial chemistry and sustainable technologies which will be offered with an industry partner.
Courtesy – TOI