BS in English Language & Literature

About Program

Department of English offers a rigorous and intensive 4-Year degree programme in English Language and Literature. The programme aims at developing learners’ ability to critically read and analyze linguistics and literary texts in their historical, socio-political, cultural and philosophical contexts combined with aesthetic pleasure and intellectual stimulation. Emphasis is on the breadth and depth of coverage in the selection of courses in order to develop an understanding of different genres and forms of literary expression (poetry, prose, novel, drama, non- fiction) as well as linguistic and rhetorical skills through frequent reading and writing assignments and class discussions.

Tentative Program Road Map

List of Courses - BS in English Language & Literature

Semester 1
Sr. No. Course Code Course Title Cr. Hrs.
1 DMX-101 Creative Design Suit 2-1
2 DMX-102 Web Design & Development 2-1
3 DMX-103 Digital Media Marketing 2-1
4 DMX-104 Content Creation & Presentation 3
5 PST-101 Pakistan Studies 2
Semester 2
Sr. No. Course Code Course Title Cr. Hrs.
1 ELL-101 English I: Reading and Writing Skills 3
2 ISL-101 Islamic Studies 2
3 ELL-102 Introduction to Literary Studies 3
4 MTH-105 Elementary Mathematics &Stats 3
5 STS101 Study Skills 3
6 GEO-102 Introduction to Geography 3
Semester 3
Sr. No. Course Code Course Title Cr. Hrs.
1 ELL-104 English-II Composition Writing 3
2 COM-201 Introduction to Information & Computer Technology (ICT) Skills 2+1
3 ELL-103 Introduction to Language Studies 3
4 ELL-105 Introduction to Phonetics & Phonology 3
5 Ell-106 Literary Forms and Movements 3
Semester 4
Sr. No. Course Code Course Title Cr. Hrs.
2 GLP-203 Global poetry 3
3 ELL-302 Foundations of Literary Theory & Criticism 3
4 ELL-202 Short fictional Narratives 3
5 ELL-303 Sociolinguistics 3
6 ELL-204 Introduction to Morphology 3
Semester 5
Sr. No. Course Code Course Title Cr. Hrs.
1 ELL-204 English IV: Academic Reading &Writing 3
2 PHL-106 Introduction to Philosophy 3
3 ISL-202 Islamic History and Culture 3
4 ELL-308 Grammar & Syntax 3
5 ELL-403 Introduction to Stylistics 3
6 ELL-304 Popular Fiction 3
Semester 6
Sr. No. Course Code Course Title Cr. Hrs.
1 ELL-207 Semantics 3
2 ELL-206 Classical Poetry 3
3 ELL-404 Literary Theory and Practice 3
4 ELL-405 Pakistani Literature in English 3
5 ELL-306 Modern Drama 3
Semester 7
Sr. No. Course Code Course Title Cr. Hrs.
1 ELL-301 Romantic and Victorian Poetry 3
2 ELL-205 Classical and Renaissance 3
3 ELL-307 Modern Novel 3
4 ELL-401 Research Methods and Term Paper Writing 3
5 ELL-402 Introduction to Applied Linguistics 3
6 ELL-410 World English 3
Semester 8
Sr. No. Course Code Course Title Cr. Hrs.
1 ELL-409 Introduction to Women's Writing 3
2 Specialization Electives 3
3 Specialization Electives 3
4 Specialization Electives 3
5 Specialization Electives 3

Program Learning Outcomes

English majors from should be able to: 1. read a variety of texts critically and proficiently to demonstrate in writing or speech the comprehension, analysis, and interpretation of those texts. 2. demonstrate knowledge and comprehension of major texts and traditions of language and literature written in English as well as their social, cultural, theoretical, and historical contexts. 3. analyze and interpret texts written in English, evaluating and assessing the results in written or oral arguments using appropriate support; 4. and design and create texts for a variety of purposes and audiences, evaluating and assessing the effectiveness and meaning of such texts.

Career Outcomes

Jobs Titles

Editorial assistant, freelancer, magazine editor, teacher, editor/proof reader,copy editor, content Manager, writer and Author, content writer and blogger, creative writer,language teacher, communication analyst, linguistic annotator, project coordinator, Research associate, web editor

Program Details

Study Level
Bachelor Degree Programs
Study Mode
Program Duration
4 Years (8 Semesters)
Admission Intake
Fall & Spring
Credit Hours

Eligibility Criteria

Inter or equivalent qualification

Note: Students awaiting Inter part II results shall apply on the basis of Inter part I

Offered Campuses

Cantt Campus

Learning & Assessments

How you will learn:

How you will be assessed:

Online Learning Support

Online teaching is a special feature of University of South Asia. Every lecture with supporting quiz, assignments and test banks are available on the student portal to ensure quality and continuity of education in case of any eventuality like University closure or emergency situations faced by students.

Students are encouraged to come to class after watching online lectures for active participation.

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