Bachelor of Science in English

Objectives

BS English is a specialized four-year programme, tailored to implement HEC’s proposed paradigm of learning, while building a broad base by introducing students to a number of diverse fields such as Logic, Philosophy, Human Rights, Psychology and Business Administration, before immersing them in the specialized domain of English Literature, Linguistics and Language Teaching. This results in a rich and varied learning experience that sets up the learners for diverse career and learning opportunities.

 COURSE PLAN

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Course Code

Course Title

CrH

Compulsory Courses (2 courses per semester in first 4 semesters)

1.

ENG101

English I  - Intro to English Grammar

3

2.

ISL101

Islamic Studies

2

3.

ENG201

English II - Reading and Writing

3

4.

PAK201

Pakistan Studies

2

5.

ENG301

English III –Listening and Speaking

3

6.

CMP301

Computers in English Studies

3

7.

ENG401

Study Skills-Presenting Academic Content

3

8.

HRC401

Human Rights and Citizenship

3

 

General Courses      (2 courses per semester in first 4 semesters)

As per HEC guidelines, the following general courses are offered in the first four semesters (2 general courses per semester).

1.

IR101

Introduction to International Relations

3

2.

MC101

Introduction to Mass Communication

3

3.

BM101

Mathematics

3

4.

PHI101

Introduction to Philosophy

3

5.

PSY101

Introduction to Psychology

3

6.

SOC101

Introduction to Sociology

3

7.

PMT101

Principles of Management

3

8.

LOG101

Introduction to Logic

3

Discipline Specific Foundation Courses             (offered in first 4 semesters)

1.

LIT401

Introduction to Literature

3

2.

LNX401

Introduction to Linguistics

3

3.

LIT404

History of English Literature I

3

4.

LNX411

English Phonology

3

5.

LIT406

History of English Literature II

3

6.

LNX430

Introduction to Morphology and Syntax

3

7.

LIT421

Poetry I

3

8.

LNX421

Semantics

3

Major / Core courses                     (offered in last 4 semesters)

1.

LIT470

Literary Criticism

3

2.

LIT430

Novel I

3

3.

LIT440

Drama I

3

4.

LNX422

Pragmatics

3

5.

LNX409

Sociolinguistics

3

6.

LIT475

Literary Theory

3

7.

LIT423

Poetry II

3

8.

LIT442

Drama II

3

9.

LNX440

Psycholinguistics

3

10.

LIT460

Stylistics

3

11.

LIT432

Novel II

3

12.

RES401

Research Methodology

3

13.

LIT452

American Literature

3

14.

LNX426

Discourse Analysis

3

15.

LIT456

World Literature in English

3

16.

LIT410

Postmodern Literature

3

Elective Courses                          (offered in 7th& 8th semester)

1.

LIT413

Essays and Short Stories

3

2.

ELT430

ELT Practicum

3

3.

LNX405

History of English Language

3

4.

LNX437

Advanced Syntax

3

5.

LNX438

Corpus Linguistics

3

6.

ELT403

Teaching of English as Second/Foreign Language

3

7.

RES480

**Thesis/Research Project

6

8.

LIT454

South Asian Literature

3

9.

ELT470

Testing and Assessment

3

10.

LNX439

Computational Linguistics

3

11.

LIT458

Translation Studies

3

12.

ELT460

Computer Assisted Language Learning

3