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Bachelors of Studies in English (Language & Literature)

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Admission
Fall & Spring Intake
Duration
4 Years
Semester
8
Campuses Offered
Raiwind campus
Entry Requirements
Minimum 45% in inter or equivalent.

Introduction

Our program offers a cutting-edge blend and balance of basic and advanced courses in linguistics, literature and English language. In conjunction, an assortment of subjects from the domain of social sciences are an integral part of this program to instill in the students an interdisciplinary slant. The program courses are particularly designed to equip students with the foundation to orientate and explore their interest, in English literature and linguistics as two distinctive subjects, through specialized courses and dissertation writing.

Advanced and innovative pedagogic methods and strategies are employed to hone the students’ critic-creative capacities, written and verbal skills, analytical and rhetorical capabilities, and contextual thinking. The department focuses on arranging frequent seminars and talks pertaining to the central concerns of the discipline to foster community-based learning in the students. Thus, the range of knowledge and the communication skills that our students will procure during the program will prepare them for advanced postgraduate study and research in the discipline, as well as for a wide variety of professions, including careers in education, research, writing, publishing, media, the arts, the Civil Service and management.

Program Objectives

01

To introduce students to different genres of English Literature and Linguistics

02

To develop oral and written communication skills.

03

To enable students to conduct qualitative and quantitative research in the fields of Literature and Linguistics.

04

To enable the students to relate their interpretation of literary texts with literary theories.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must achieve minimum 45% marks in Intermediate or equivalent qualification.

Roadmap of the Program

Year 1

Semester 1
Course Codes Course Title Pre Req. Credit Hours
STS101 Study Skills - 3
GEO102 Introduction to Geography - 3
PST103 Pakistan Studies - 2
ELL101 English I: Reading and Writing Skills - 3
ELL102 Introduction to Literary Studies - 3
ELL103 Introduction to Language Studies - 3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 17
Semester 2
Course Codes Course Title Pre Req. Credit Hours
ISL104 Islamic Studies - 2
MTH105 Elementary Mathematics & Stats - 3
PHL106 Introduction to Philosophy - 3
ELL104 English II: Composition Writing - 3
ELL105 Introduction to Phonetics & Phonology - 3
ELL106 Literary Forms and Movements - 3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 17

Year 2

Semester 3
Course Codes Course Title Pre Req. Credit Hours
COM 201 Introduction to Information & Computer Technology (ICT) Skills - 2+1
ISL 202 Islamic History & Culture - 3
GLP203 Global Poetry - 3
ELL201 English III: Communication and Presentation Skills - 3
ELL202 Short Fictional Narratives - 3
ELL203 Introduction to Morphology - 3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 18
Semester 4
Course Codes Course Title Pre Req. Credit Hours
HRC204 Human Rights & Citizenship - 3
ELL204 English IV: Academic Reading & Writing - 3
ELL205 Classical and Renaissance Drama - 3
ELL206 Classical Poetry - 3
ELL207 Semantics - 3
ELL208 Rise of the Novel (18th to 19th century) - 3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 18

Year 3

Semester 5
Course Codes Course Title Pre Req. Credit Hours
IIR 301 Introduction to International Relations - 3
ENS302 Introduction to Environmental Studies - 3
ELL301 Romantic and Victorian Poetry - 3
ELL302 Foundations of Literary Theory & Criticism - 3
ELL303 Sociolinguistics - 3
ELL304 Popular Fiction - 3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 18
Semester 6
Course Codes Course Title Pre Req. Credit Hours
ELL305 Modern Poetry - 3
ELL306 Modern Drama - 3
ELL307 Modern Novel - 3
ELL308 Grammar & Syntax - 3
ELL309 Discourse Studies - 3
ELL310 Creative Nonfiction - 3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 18

Year 4

Semester 7
Course Codes Course Title Pre Req. Credit Hours
ELL401 Research Methods and Term Paper Writing - 3
ELL402 Introduction to Applied Linguistics - 3
ELL403 Introduction to Stylistics - 3
ELL404 Literary Theory and Practice - 3
ELL405 Pakistani Literature in English - 3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 15
Semester 8
Course Codes Course Title Pre Req. Credit Hours
ELL406 Postcolonial Literature - 3
ELL407 American Literature - 3
ELL408 Introduction to Translation Studies - 3
ELL409 Introduction to Womens Writing - 3
ELL410 World Englishes - 3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 15

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About Degree Value

A degree in English at the University of South Asia can provide multiple job opportunities in various fields. This degree is designed to build graduates suitable for most private and government organizations. Our graduates are eligible to work in any college, school, University, Public, and private organizations.

Career Prospects

Studying English prepares you for a diverse range of professional fields, including

  • Teaching
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Publishing
  • Digital copywriter
  • Editorial assistant
  • English as a foreign language teacher
  • Web content manager
  • Writer
  • Media

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