Designed for the study of societies with a holistic approach, the Kathmandu University affiliated Bachelor of Social Sciences (BoSS) program focuses on the dynamics of the contemporary Nepalese and global societies. This 'semester system' program spreads over 8 semesters in 4 years. Each semester consists of 16 intensive study weeks – theoretical and practical. The course contains 128 credit hours including 3-credits internship and 6-credits project work.
To produce social researchers, policy analysts, and social entrepreneurs with a capacity of building excellent social relationships.
To equip the program graduates with the significant knowledge, skills, and attitudes to analyze the policies affecting the society and work as social change agents. Upon the completion of the program, the BoSS graduates will have the critical/ creative reasoning, decision making, leadership, and communication skills and a better understanding of the dynamics of contemporary Nepalese and global societies.
BoSS program addresses the needs of holistic study of social dynamism rather than the study done in isolation. Social sciences are inter-related to each other. Only the integrated study can provide the students a complete picture of the national, the regional, and the global societies.
BoSS graduates will have job opportunities in the Social Organizations, Policy Institutions and Research Institutions, I/NGOs, Government Organizations and Private Sectors. They will also be able to work as independent researchers and social entrepreneurs. The BoSS program graduates are qualified for Masters in Sociology, Anthropology, Culture, Philosophy, Social Psychology, International Relations, Public Policy, Master in Development Studies (MDevS), and socio-economic related interdisciplinary programs among the others.