Department of English

Department of English

The Department of English was only a service department imparting classes for Part-1 of other degree programs since the establishment of the college.It became a full fledged department in 2009, when B A degree program in English Literature and Communication studies was established under self financing stream

    After the completion of the degree program in ENGLISH LITERATURE
    AND COMMUNICATION STUDIES (MODEL III, Double Main course) students will be able to:
  • Accurately and precisely communicate– both in speaking and writing – in a variety of contexts and genres.
  • Demonstrate a thorough command of English and its linguistic structures.
  • Recognize and comprehend different varieties of English.
  • Equip students with analytical skills in linguistics, communications and literary criticism.
    On successful completion, students will be able to:
  • Analyze oral and written discourse of various genres with regard to social, cultural, political, and historical contexts.
  • Analyze the structure and evolution of English words and texts from the point of view of morphology, phonology, grammar, syntax and semantics.
  • Apply theoretical frameworks to analyze media and other forms of public discourse.
  • Identify and describe the nature and function of language as a human attribute, including language acquisition, language and society, language and culture, language and thought.
  • The course is intended to introduce the students to the basics of grammar, usage and effective communication.
  • To sensitize the learners to contemporary issues of concern.
  • The course seeks to introduce the student to the major signposts in the historical evolution of literary studies from its inception to the current postcolonial realm.
  • The student is given space to mature in the presence of glorious essays, both Western and Non-Western.
  • To acquaint the student with the rich texture of poetry in English.
  • The course is intended to acquaint students to the various ways in which literature writtenin English, in the Indian sub-continent serves as a platform for forming, consolidating,critiquing and re-working the issue of national identity at various levels.
  • To acquaint students with various modes of fiction.
  • On completion of the course, the student will have comprehended the categories of Britishand non- British short fiction, and also the novel as a form of literary expression.
  • The course seeks to introduce the student to select theatre texts that form the canon ofEnglish drama.
  • Environmental Education encourages students to research, investigate how and why thingshappen, and make their own decisions about complex environmental issues by developingand enhancing critical and creative thinking skills. It helps to foster a new generation ofinformed consumers, workers, as well as policy or decision makers.

BA Communicative English Model III

1. Basic Directions towards print media and journalism

2. Certificate course for DTP