1. Introduction to the course
BA (Hons.) in English offers a diverse curriculum modeled after the UGC CBCS syllabus. The course content is evenly distributed over 6 semesters with focus on the research aptitude as well as the future employability of the students. Besides running regular courses in relation to English Language and Literature, the Department also offers courses like Creative Writing, Film Studies, Popular Literature, Digital Humanities etc.
2. What are the learning outcomes?
The students are expected to:
• Have a through grounding in English Language and Literature
• Have skills like editing, translation, presentations communication etc.
• Be prepared for competitive exams.
• Be prepared to undertake rudimentary research for Masters course
• Be employable for diverse industries.
3. Subjects covered:
The course covers subjects like Indian writing in English, British poetry and drama: 14th to 17th centuries, British Poetry and Drama: 17th And 18th Centuries, Indian Classical Literature, British Literature: 18th Century, British Romantic Literature, Popular Literature, Modern European Drama, American Literature, Women’s Writing, Postcolonial Literatures, Literatures of The Indian Diaspora, British Literature: Post World War II, Literary Theory, Science Fiction and Detective Literature, Literature and Cinema, World Literatures, Travel Writing, Autobiography, Language Teaching and Creative Writing
The course structure is diverse enough to provide an in depth grounding on several aspects of British, American, and Continental English Literature and Theory.
5. Lab Infrastructure (if applicable):
Language Lab available with up to date technical support.
6. Internships/Project work
Though internship is optional, the students have successfully applied and received offered of internships from organizations like Pearl Academy, Educare, Thyrocare, Nerdy Turtlez Content Writing and other educational, content writing and media organizations.
7. Placement & Career Opportunities / Research Opportunities
Several students have been placed creditably through CDC in Thyrocare, Nerdy Turtlez and Pearl Academy.
Minimum 50% aggregate in10th or equivalent examination and minimum 50% aggregate in 10 +2 or equivalent from any recognized board.