NEWSAcademic ProgrammesSpecial Degree

B.A. Special Degree Course Units

Syllabi - Department of History – Special

Course Cord      Course Title

Level I

HIST 11214 Ancient Civilizations

HIST 12224 Introduction to History of Sri Lanka.


Level II

HIST 21414 History of Sri Lanka from Earliest Times to 1600 AC.

HIST 21424 History of India from 6th Century BC to 1526 AC.

HIST 21434 History of Europe from 5th Century AC to 1648 AC.

HIST 21444 History of Sri Lanka from 1600 AC to 1948 AC.

HIST 21454 History of the United States of America from 1775 AC to 1900 AC.

HIST 22414 Paleography and Epigraphy

HIST 22424 History of India from 1526 AC to 1947 AC.

HIST 22434 History of Europe from 1648 AC to1900 AC.

HIST 22444 Art and Architecture of Sri Lanka up to 1815.

HIST 22454 Socio-economic and Cultural Evolution of Sri Lanka up to 1815 AC.

HIST 22462 History of Sri Lanka.


Level III

HIST 31414 Sources Pertaining to the Study of the History of Sri Lanka

HIST 31424 Political, Economic and Social Thought and Institutions of India from Earliest Times to 1206 A.C.

HIST 31434 Research Methodology and Presentation Skills

HIST 31444 History of Asia during the 19th and 20th Centuries

HIST 31454 Foriegn Relations and Foreign Policy of Sri Lanka, from Ancient Times to the Present

HIST 32414 Prehistory and Proto-History of South Asia

HIST 32424 Europe, America and Africa in the 20th Century

HIST 32434 Political Thought and Institutions of Sri Lanka up to 1815 A.C.

HIST 32444 Religious History of Sri Lanka from Earliest Times to 1900 A.C.

HIST 32454 European Political Thought up to the Middle of the 20th Century


Level IV

HIST 41414 Sri Lanka Since Independence

HIST 41424 Constitiutional Development and National Movement of Modern India, 1773-1948

HIST 41434 Constitiutional Development and National Movement of Sri Lanka, 1796-1948

HIST 42414 Economic and Social History of Sri Lanka, from 1600 to 1948

HIST 43426 Historiography and Methodology

HIST 43438 Dissertation