The B.A. (History, Economics and Sociology) a multi-disciplinary course that encompasses courses in History, Economics and Sociology. The programme exposes students to a wider range of societal issues which include past-human activities, current social cultural and economic perspectives of the society. It is a conjunction of history and other subject, both courses carrying equal weight in principle. It equips students with a wide range of knowledge in History, Economics and Sociology.

  • Upon completion of this course, it is expected that the learner will be able to: Demonstrate a broad and balanced knowledge of the human past.
  • Debate and provide critical analysis of key trends, theories and methods of History, Economics and Sociology as academic disciplines.
  • Pursue further studies in any one area in this programme.

To be eligible for admission, the applicants must satisfy the general University requirements. In addition, the applicants must have taken History and Government in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examination and obtained a minimum grade of C+, or the equivalent in other examinations. Applicants with a Diploma in the Arts are eligible for admission provided that they passed with a ―Credit‖ or higher.

Additionally, they must have obtained at least a ―Credit ―in History.

The programme is normally covered in four (4) academic years for full-time students. Part-time students are allowed to cover it within six (6) academic years. The degree programme structure follows the 3:3:2:2 pattern. To graduate, students in the programme must successfully complete at least 54 CFs in History. The course will be offered either through Full time, Part-time or Work-based and Distance Learning mode of delivery.


Full Time  Ksh – 68,500 per Semester

Online Learining (Odel) – Ksh – 54,500 per Semester

Applications should be on official forms available at Tharaka University College in Gatunga; Non-refundable fee of KES 2,000 for postgraduate courses degree, and diploma programmes and KES 1,000 for certificate courses to be deposited in the following accounts:

Bank Name        Account Name:   Branch       Account Tharaka University


Co-operative      Fees   Collection  

Bank                     Account                 Chuka       0112972400000

Equity Bank        Fees   Collection   Chuka      021 0277753588


KCB Bank           Fees   Collection   Chuka       1240985967


How to Apply?

Reach out admission Office via 0721839583 or 0703684570