• A course that teaches students about various paths of English and Indian literature including novels, plays, poetry, prose and the range of topics covered in the program starts from Shakespeare to Elizabethan age literature, Contemporary and Western Literature helps students develop essential thinking and reasoning skills later in life Students are taught about the basics and advanced techniques of writing in this course too.
  • It is excellent preparation for careers in teaching, media, and advertising, writing, and publishing.
  • The course exposes you to the advanced skills and the analytical capacity to deal with the evaluation of various means of communication in the literal contexts.

Department Program Educational Objective (PEO)

1. Educate students to understand major and minor forms of literature.

2. Know various genres in English literature like Indian English literature, British literature, and American literature.

3. Use English effectively in formal and informal situations.

4. Develop a multicultural understanding of their own and other cultures, past and present,
through the historically contextualized study of language and literature.

5. Have enriched confidence to appear for competitive examinations.

Department Program Specific Outcome (PSO)

1. They can express a thorough command of English and its linguistic Structures.

2. They will be familiar with the conventions of diverse textual genres including fiction, nonfiction, poetry, autobiography, biography, Journal, film, plays, editorials, etc.

3. PSO3 Understanding of the development of the English language as used in works of literature.

4. Develop the four skills of LSRW.

Department Program Outcomes (PO)

1. Generate a close reading of a text: recognize, understand, and explain a text's elements, for example, word choice, imagery, form, and connotations.

2. Demonstrate familiarity with literary traditions pre-and post-1800, including prominent
authors, genres, literary movements, and styles.

3. Analyze the experiences and cultural diversity, including issues of race, gender, class, sexuality, and ethnicity, through the study of ethnic minorities or from non-Western texts.

4. Develop and carry out research projects, and locate, evaluate, organize, and incorporate information effectively.

5. Demonstrate integrative and independent thinking, originality, imagination, experimentation, problem-solving, or risk-taking in thought, expression, or intellectual engagement.

6. Exhibit clearly, effectively, creatively, and adjust writing style appropriate to the content, to the context, and to the nature of the subject.

7. Familiarize and explore with major literary works, genres, periods, and critical approaches to British, American, Indian, and World Literature.

8. Learn a variety of forms, styles, structures, and modes, and articulate the value of close reading in the study of literature, creative writing, or rhetoric.

9. Do the practical application of literary terms and figures of speech in their writing.

Curriculum Structure – Regulation – 2019

S.No. Sem Part Sub Type Sub Code Subject Credit Hours INT EXT Total
1 1 1 L1 Language – I 4 4 40 60 100
2 1 2 L2 English for Communication – I 4 4 40 60 100
3 1 3 Core 19BEN1CA Core  –  The Elizabethan Age 4 4 40 60 100
4 1 3 Core Practical 19BEN1CP Core Practical –  The Elizabethan Age 2 4 20 30 50
5 1 3 DSC DSC DSC 1C 4 4 40 60 100
6 1 3 DSC Practical DSC Practical – 1C 2 4 20 30 50
7 1 3 Allied-I DSA DSA 1A 4 4 40 60 100
8 1 4 AEC Ability Enhancement Course I 2 2 50 50
9 1 6 VAC Value Added Course – I% 2 50 50
28 30      
1 2 1 L1 Language – II 4 4 40 60 100
2 2 2 L2 English for Communication – II 4 4 40 60 100
3 2 3 Core 19BEN2CA Core  – The Romantic Age 4 4 40 60 100
4 2 3 Core Practical 19BEN2CP Core Practical – The Romantic Age 2 4 20 30 50
5 2 3 DSC DSC DSC 2C 4 4 40 60 100
6 2 3 DSC Practical DSC Practical – 2C 2 4 20 30 50
7 2 3 Allied-II DSA DSA 2A 4 4 40 60 100
8 2 4 AEC Ability Enhancement Course II 2 2 50 50
9 2 6 VAC Value Added Course – II % 2 50 50
28 30      
1 3 3 Core 19BEN3CA Core –  The Victorian Age 4 5 40 60 100
2 3 3 Core Practical 19BEN3CP Core Practical – The Victorian Age 2 4 20 30 50
3 3 3 DSC DSC 3C 4 5 40 60 100
4 3 3 DSC Practical DSC Practical – 3C 2 4 20 30 50
5 3 3 Allied-III DSA DSA 3A 4 5 40 60 100
6 3 4 SEC SEC-I Skill Enhancement Courses – I 2 5 20 30 50
7 3 4 AEC Ability Enhancement Course III 2 2 50 50
8 3 6 VAC Value Added Course – III % 2 50 50
9 3 6 IDL Inter-Department Learning – I# 2 50 50
24 30      
1 4 3 Core 19BEN4CA Core – 20th Century British Literature 4 5 40 60 100
2 4 3 Core Practical 19BEN4CP Core Practical – 20th Century British Literature 2 4 20 30 50
3 4 3 DSC DSC DSC 4C 4 5 40 60 100
4 4 3 DSC Practical DSC Practical – 4C 2 4 20 30 50
5 4 3 Allied-IV DSA DSA 4A 4 5 40 60 100
6 4 4 SEC SEC-II Skill Enhancement Courses – II 2 5 20 30 50
7 4 4 AEC Ability Enhancement Course IV 2 2 50 50
8 4 6 VAC Value Added Course – IV % 2 50 50
9 4 6 IDL Inter-Department Learning – II# 2 50 50
24 30      
1 5 3 Core 19BEN5CA Core – The American Literature 4 4 40 60 100
2 5 3 Core Practical 19BEN5CP Core Practical -The American Literature 2 4 20 30 50
3 5 3 DSC DSC DSC 5C 4 4 40 60 100
4 5 3 DSC Practical DSC Practical – 5C 2 4 20 30 50
5 5 3 DSE DSE – I Elective  – I – DSE 1E 4 5 40 60 100
6 5 3 DSE DSE – II Elective  – II – DSE 2E 4 5 40 60 100
7 5 4 SEC SEC-III Skill Enhancement Courses – III 2 4 20 30 50
8 5 6 VAC Value Added Course – V% 2 50 50
24 30      
1 6 3 Core 19BEN6CA Core – Shakespeare 4 6 40 60 100
2 6 3 Core Practical 19BEN6CP Core Practical-Shakespeare 2 4 20 30 50
3 6 3 DSE DSE – III Elective – III – DSE 3E 4 6 40 60 100
4 6 3 DSE DSE – IV Elective – IV – DSE 4E 4 6 40 60 100
5 6 3 Core Course – XI DSC Core Project 8 4 80 120 200
6 6 4 SEC SEC-IV Skill Enhancement Courses – IV 2 4 20 30 50
7 6 5 EX Extension Activity- EX % 2 50 50
26 30 1900 1950 3850
Total credit 154        

Discipline-Specific Core

S.No Course Code Course Pre-requisite Offering Department
1 19BENC02 Prose English Literature
2 19BENC03 Fiction English Literature
3 19BENC04 Indian Literature in English – I English Literature
4 19BENC05 World Poetry English Literature
5 19BENC06 Green Studies English Literature
6 19BENC07 Black Studies English Literature
7 19BENC08 The Art of Public Speaking English Literature
8 19BENC09 Literature and Theatre Studies English Literature
9 19BENC10 Indian Literature in English – II English Literature
10 19BENC11 Commonwealth Literature English Literature
11 19BENC12 New Literature English Literature
12 19BENC13 Professional Skills English Literature

Allied

S.No Course Code Course Pre-requesite Offering Department
1 19BENA01 Social History of England English Literature
2 19BENA02 History of English Literature English Literature
3 19BENA03 Literary Forms and Terms English Literature
4 19BENA04 Literary Theories English Literature
5 19BCCA01 Research Methodology COMMERCE-II
6 19BCMA03 Principles of Accountancy COMMERCE-II
7 19BBAA03 Principles of Management MANAGEMENT-UG
8 19BCCA03 Entrepreneurial Development COMMERCE-I
Skill Based Subject
S.No Course Code Course Pre-requesite Offering Department
1 19BCSS11 Office Automation Computer Science
2 19BENS01 Academic Writing English Literature
3 19BENS02 Creative Writing English Literature
4 19BCSS12 Digital Marketing Computer Science
5 19BCSS13 Content Marketing Computer Science
6 19BPYS09 Educational Psychology Psychology
7 19BVCS01 Photography Visual Communication
8 19BENS03 Literary Criticism English Literature

Discipline-Specific Elective

S.No Course Code Course Pre-requesite Offering Department
1 19BENE01 Basics of Linguistics English Literature
2 19BENE02 Basics of Phonetics English Literature
3 19BVCE01 Introduction to Communication Media Visual Communication
4 19BVCE02 Jouranlism Visual Communication
5 19BVCE03 Editing and Reporting Visual Communication
6 19BENE03 The English Language Teaching English Literature
7 19BENE04 Translation Studies English Literature
8 19BENE05 Indian Literature in English Translation  English Literature

Ability Enhancement Course

S.No Course Code Course Pre-requesite Offering Department
1 19BCSAFC Environmental Studies CS
2 19BCMAFC Women Studies Commerce II
3 19BCCAFC Constitution of India Commerce I
4 19BPYAFC Human Rights Psychology
5 19BTAAFC Yoga Tamil
6 19BVCAFC NCC Viscom
7 19BENAFC Communicative English English
8 19BMAAFC Quantitative Aptitude Mathematics

English graduates find opportunities with many different employers. Public and private sector organizations such as the National Health Service (NHS), educational institutions, local and national government, financial and legal firms, and voluntary and charitable organizations employ English graduates in a range of roles, including:

  • Teaching
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Jobs directly related to the degree include

  • Digital copywriter
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  • Writer

Jobs where the degree would be useful include

  • Academic librarian
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  • Learning mentor
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Other typical employers include

  • Advertising Marketing and Public Relations Agencies
  • Publishing Companies
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