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Department Of English

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BS English

 Department of English started MA (two years) and BS English (4years) programs. With changing trend in higher education and across the globe, the BS English program became. BS program aims to provide students with a broad base of learning and scholarship to suit their respective interests and aptitudes. The program, which has normal duration of four years and eight semesters, also intends to help the students in determining their future professional directions. For the first two years, the students are taught some foundation courses and some interdisciplinary courses from a wide range of fields of knowledge to hone their personality. In the third year of study, the students are offered elective courses of both linguistics and literature. In the final year of their study, the students are offered to choose a major from literature and linguistics. This BS/ MA English syllabus introduces certain new courses both in linguistics and literature to acquaint the students with the modern trends, research, and scholarship around the world.

Program Objectives

The BS English program aims to

1.produce well-rounded young professionals with sound knowledge of linguistics and literature

2.develop a deep understanding of the contemporary issues in literature and linguistics

3.serve as a nursery for research culture at higher level

4.Familiarize the students with language learning theories and language teaching methods

5.Train the students to develop context-specific syllabus and usage of English language

6.enhance communicative skills

7.develop creative skills and build up critical thinking

8.acquaint students with the role of literature in Society

9.tell students how literature reflects the Zeitgeist

10.help students know about different cultures and societies through oral and written literature

Career Opportunities

BS English graduates have a large number of career possibilities which include:

1.Civil services like PCS, PMS and CSS

2.Education department

3.Public relation officer in banks

4.English Language Teaching

5.Translators and Interpreters

6.Electronic and Print media

7.NGOs

Duration

The program shall comprise Eight semesters spread over Four calendar years with two semesters (Fall/Spring) a year as per rules of the University of Narowal

Admission Requirements

Minimum 50% marks at Intermediate level or equivalent

No third division in Matric

Equivalence Certificate from IBCC in case of O Level and A-Level

Candidate who has read English 0f 200 marks at intermediate level

DAE holder is not eligible to apply

Assessment &Evaluation

Mid-term: 30

Session: 20

Final Exam: 50

Total marks: 100

Sr.

Categories

No. of courses

Credit hours

 

1

Compulsory Courses

9

26

Literature=57

2

General Courses

6

18

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

Foundation

10

30

 

4

Major Courses

19

57

Linguistics=57

5

Elective Courses

5

 

 

 

Total

44

131

 

 

Program Structure—BS English

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

 

Semester-I

 

ENG-101

Functional English

3(3-0)

ENG-103

Introduction to Literature

3(3-0)

ENG-104

Introduction to Linguistics

3(3-0)

ISL-101

Islamic Studies

2(2-0)

SOC-101

Introduction to Sociology

3(3-0)

PSY-101

Introduction to Psychology

3(3-0)

 

Credit Hours

17

 

Semester-II

 

ENG-102

Communication skills

3(3-0)

ENG-105

History of English Literature (Renaissance to 20th Century)

3(3-0)

ENG-106

Branches of Linguistics

3(3-0)

ENG-107

Creative Writing

3(3-0)

PKS-101

Pakistan Studies

2(2-0)

IT-101

Introduction to Computers

3(2-0)

 

Credit Hours

17

 

Semester-III

 

ENG-202

Academic Reading and Writing

3(3-0)

ENG-203

Introduction to Mythologies

3(3-0)

ENG-204

Phonetics and Phonology

3(3-0)

ENG-205

One-Act Plays and Short Stories

3(3-0)

POL-101

Introduction to Political Science

3(3-0)

STAT-101

Introduction to Statistics

3(3-0)

 

Credit Hours

18

 

Semester-IV

 

ENG-206

Classical Criticism

3(3-0)

ENG 207

Morphology and Syntax

3(3-0)

ENG-208

Introduction to Philosophy in English

3(3-0)

MCM-101

Introduction to Mass Communication

3(3-0)

SOC-206

Citizenship Education (Human Rights)

3(3-0)

 

Credit Hours

15

 

Semester-V

 

ENG-301

20th Century Literary/Critical Theory

3(3-0)

ENG-302

Classical Poetry (14th to 18th Century)

3(3-0)

ENG-303

Pakistani Literature in English

3(3-0)

ENG-304

Sociolinguistics

3(3-0)

QURAN-101

Quran Translation I

2(2-0)

ES-101

Introduction to Environmental Science

3(3-0)

 

Credit Hours

17

 

Semester-VI

 

ENG-305

Classical Drama

3(3-0)

ENG-306

Semantics

3(3-0)

ENG-307

Pragmatics

3(3-0)

ENG-308

Applied Translation Studies

3(3-0)

ENG-309

Research Planning & Report Writing

3(3-0)

QURAN-102

Quran Translation II

2(2-0)

 

Credit Hours

17

Semester-VII (Literature) (Students may Choose any five courses/ students may choose thesis and four courses)

ENG-401

Romantic & Victorian Poetry

3(3-0)

ENG-402

American Literature-I

3(3-0)

ENG-403

World Literature-I

3(3-0)

ENG-404

Postcolonial Literature

3(3-0)

ENG-405

Victorian Novel

3(3-0)

ENG-419

Research Thesis I

3(3-0)

 

Credit Hours

15

Semester-VII (Linguistics) (Students may Choose any five courses/ Students may choose thesis and four courses)

ENG-406

Discourse Analysis

3(3-0)

ENG-407

English for Specific Purposes

3(3-0)

ENG-408

Computer Assisted Language Learning

3(3-0)

ENG-409

Systemic Functional Linguistics

3(3-0)

ENG-410

Corpus Studies

3(3-0)

ENG-419

Research Thesis I

3(3-0)

 

Credit Hours

15

Semester-VIII (Literature) (Students may Choose any five courses/ Students may choose thesis and four courses)

ENG-411

Modern Drama

3(3-0)

ENG-412

Modern Novel

3(3-0)

ENG-413

Modern Poetry

3(3-0)

ENG-414

World Literature II

3(3-0)

ENG-415

American Literature –II

2(2-0)

 

 

 

 

 

ENG-420

Research Thesis II

3(3-0)

 

Credit Hours

15

Semester-VIII (Linguistics) (Students may Choose any five courses/students may choose thesis and 4 courses)

ENG-416

Critical Discourse Analysis

3(3-0)

ENG-417

Language and Gender

3(3-0)

ENG-418

Second Language Acquisition

3(3-0)

ENG-421

Testing and Evaluation

3(3-0)

ENG-422

World Englishes

3(3-0)

 

 

 

ENG-420

Research Thesis II

3(3-0)

 

Credit Hours

15

 

Total Number of Credit Hours

131

 

 

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