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BA (Hons.) English Literature

The BA(Hons.) program in English with a concentration on Literature offers you the skills to analyze texts and cultures, from early to modern writing. Through critical reading, writing and analysis, listening and speaking skills, you will learn how narratives work to define individual and collective experiences.

The program offers you the opportunity to explore Indian Writing in English, American and British literature, World literature in English, Conflict Literature, Nobel Literature, Translation Studies; Close Reading of a wide variety of literary texts; European Classics, Theatre, Comparative Literature, American Literature and Visual Arts, critical theories and methods, and interdisciplinary studies. You can choose from a variety of courses to further explore the areas of race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, wide-ranging theories (feminism, marxism, postcolonialism, migration and diaspora theories), literary devices, literary histories and traditions.

Practical experience can be gained through research, writing, close reading of texts and narratives; and internships that prepare you for different careers. The undergraduate programs also prepare you for continued studies in graduate and professional programs. With additional qualifications like Masters and Phd, you can further improve your career prospects.

Highlights:

  • Intensive training to deepen strategic proficiencies of critical analysis, writing and verbal skills
  • Language and literary skills, creative and imaginative thinking that can be deployed in multiple application areas
  • Meticulous training in theory, practice and research, by international scholars
  • Hands-on and experiential learning to augment subject knowledge
  • Comprehensive reading, writing, communication and leadership skills
  • Exposure to world-class infrastructure, accomplished faculty and study resources

Note: If course is not offered due to lack of adequate number of students, students of the same course will be transferred to other course on the basis of available seats as per the guidelines of the Academic Council.

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BA (Hons.) Liberal Arts (English Literature)

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Course Structure

Semester 1

  • Fundamentals of Psychology
  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Social Media and Society
  • Environmental Science
  • Indian Intellectual Traditions
  • Modern Indian Language
  • IT Skills

Semester 2

  • Close Reading
  • An Introduction to Politics
  • World History and Politics
  • English Communication and Public Speaking
  • Logic, Language, and Argumentation
  • Cybersecurity

Semester 3

  • Introduction to Event Management
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Elective 1
  • Indian Constitution
  • Science, Technology, and Society
  • Immersive Experiences
  • Knowledge, Reality and the Self

Semester 4

  • Social Psychology
  • Introduction to Media Studies
  • Elective 2
  • Professional Ethics
  • Foundations of Humanistic Inquiry
  • Creativity and Critical Thinking

Semester 5

  • Literary Theory and Criticism
  • Popular Literature
  • European Classics and Revolution – I
  • Literary Genres and Individualism
  • Literary Research Methodology
  • Literary History

Semester 6

  • Childhood Narratives
  • American Global Literature and Visual Arts
  • European Classics and Revolution – II
  • Literature and Gender
  • Translation Studies
  • Comparative Literature

Semester 7

  • Postcolonial Theory and Literature
  • Literature from the Indian Subcontinent
  • Disability Literature
  • Diaspora Narratives
  • Utopia and Dystopia
  • Internship

Semester 8

  • Textual Criticism
  • Coursework in English Literature
  • Theoretical Frames
  • Literary History
  • Dissertation
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List of Elective Courses

Semester 3: Elective 1
  • Basics of Accounting
  • Sports Psychology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Media Literacy & Fake News
Semester 4: Elective 2
  • Theatre: The Language of Performance
  • Global, Regional and National Security
  • Management Accounting
  • Fundamentals of Video Production

 

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