School of Humanities


The department was started in 1983 with an undergraduate programme. During its 21 years of existence in Loyola, it had a galaxy of academic luminaries guiding the destiny of the department as the head of the department.

Prof. T.D. Felix
Prof. Jerome Joseph
Prof. U. Munusamy
Rev. Fr. M. Sebastian, S.J.
Rev. Fr. Thamburaj, S.J.
Rev. Fr. C.K. Swamy, S.J.

The Department is committed to offer quality education in Sociology. The Department seeks to fulfill this commitment through innovative methods of teaching and learning and by exposing the students to the frontier and upcoming areas within Sociology. Medical Sociology, Science Technology & Society, Sociology of Literature, Future Studies, Sociology of Economic Life, Sociology of Social Movements and Sociology of Religion to mention a few.

The under graduate programme is unique, incorporating the essential theoretical inputs together with on-site study programmes and a research study as practical components. The Department periodically revises and updates its curriculum.


Dr M Gautaman

Head of the Department,
Department of Sociology,
Loyola College (Autonomous),
Chennai - 600 034.
Tel: +91 44 2817 8200 (Ext 329)