Information about the Day Courses

bigstock_information_1826650The Guru Nanak College in Chenai has its educational system divided into five different divisions.

The humanities branch, or the classic studies about the human culture, includes modern and ancient languages, literature and philosophy. The first year of the four, each student who opts for this branch will gain general knowledge about literature and philosophy, while in the remaining three he could choose the specialization he feels more close to. Greek and Latin language studies are the most common ancient languages courses, but students preparing for archeology can also opt for old Chinese, Japanese, Hebrew or Egyptian.

Social Sciences branch is concerned with the society and the relationships that exist among the individuals part of a society. It includes economics, political science, psychology, demography, anthropology and sociology.

Economics investigates the production, distribution and consumption of goods. It is divided into microeconomics and macroeconomics, each of them studying the units involved, starting with a household or firm, to institutions and country budgets.

Political sciences study diplomacy and relationships at a higher, international level and the system of governments. Psychology looks at the conscious or unconscious behaviour of the mind.

Demography analyzes the dynamics of population in statistical studies, while anthropology studies the science of man, in the totality of human nature existence, its development during thousands of years and the social aspects of modern man. All these steps of the evolution are divided into archaeology, linguistic anthropology and cultural anthropology.

Sociology looks at society origins, development and organization, checking its social behaviour.

Natural sciences are concerned with the observation, description, understanding and prediction of the natural phenomena, animal behaviour and physics. Biology, physics, astronomy, chemistry and Earth sciences are its subdivisions.

Formal Science is all about mathematical language translated into different divisions: logic, mathematics, computer sciences, statistics and systems. It is mainly concerned with the abstract numerical description with signs.

Artistic education is either musical or visual. The study of sounds, both generated by different instruments or by the human voice, are part of the musical education. Visual artistic education studies all methods of visual expression, in painting, sculpture or design.