Structure

Sr. No.CategoriesCredit HoursNo. of Courses
1Compulsory (C) Requirements (No Choice)721
2General Courses (GC) to be Chosen from other Departments248
3Discipline Specific Foundation Courses (DSFC)268
4Major (M) Courses Including Research Project/Paper41+612
5Electives within the Major124

Compulsory Requirements (No Choice)

Sr. No.Course(s)Credit Hours
1English- I3
2Introduction to IT3
3English- II3
4Pakistan Studies3
5Communication Skills3
6Islam and Arabic Studies3
7Rhetoric/ Public Speaking3

General Courses to be Chosen from other Departments

Sr. No.Course(s)Credit Hours
1Academic Writing3
2Introduction to Sociology3
3French/ Chinese/ German3
4Introduction to Psychology3
5Introduction to Philosophy3
6Introduction to Anthropology3
7Introduction to Mass Communication3
8Introduction to Political Science3

Discipline Specific Foundation Courses

Sr. No.Course(s)Credit Hours
1Introduction to English Literature3
2Introduction to Linguistics3
3English Phonology and Phonetics3
4History of English Literature3
5Sociolinguistics3
6Short Story3
7Contemporary Issues in Applied Linguistics4
8Language, Culture and Society4

Major Courses Including Research Project/Paper

Sr. No.Course(s)Credit Hours
1Literary Theory I3
2English Poetry (From the beginning to the 18th Century)4
318th and 19th Century Novel4
4Literary Theory II3
5Greek and Elizabethan Drama4
6Introduction to American Literature3
7Psycholinguistics3

Literature

Sr. No.Course(s)Credit Hours
1Research Methods in Literature4
2Modern Drama4
320th Century English Novel4
4Research Project/ Paper6
5English Poetry in 19th and 20th Century4

Linguistics

Sr. No.Course(s)Credit Hours
1Research Methods in Linguistics4
2Discourse Analysis4
3Introduction to Stylistics4
4Research Project/ Paper6
5Semantics and Pragmatics4

Elective Courses within the Major

Literature
Sr. No.Course(s)Credit Hours
1South Asian Literature in English3
2Translation Studies3
3Women Writers3
4Comparative Literature3
5World Literature in English3
 6 Shakespeare, Film and Media3
 7 Literature of War and Conflict3
 8 Emerging Forms of Literature3
 9 Science Fiction and Fantasy3
 10 Literary Stylistics3
Linguistics
Sr. No.Course(s)Credit Hours
1World English3
2Historical Linguistics3
3English for Specific Purposes3
4Language Teaching Methodologies3
5TESOL3
6Forensic Linguistics3
7Language Assessment3
8Pedagogical Grammar3
9Bilingualism3
10Anthropological Linguistics3
11Syllabus and Materials Development3

Course Plan for BS English Language and Literature

Year - 1, Semester 1
Sr. No.CoursesCr. Hrs
1English- I (C)3
2Academic Writing (C)3
3Introduction to IT (C)3
4Introduction to English Literature (DSFC)3
5Introduction to Linguistics (DSFC)3
Total15
Year - 1, Semester 2
Sr. No.CoursesCr. Hrs
1English- II (C)3
2Pakistan Studies (C)3
3Communication Skills (C)3
4Introduction to Sociology (GC)3
5English Phonology and Phonetics (DSFC)3
Total15
Year - 2, Semester 3
Sr. No.CoursesCr. Hrs
1Islam and Arabic Studies (C)3
2French/ Chinese/ German (GC)3
3Introduction to Psychology (GC)3
4History of English Literature (DSFC)3
5Sociolinguistics (DSFC)3
Total15
Year - 2, Semester 4
Sr. No.CoursesCr. Hrs
1Rhetoric/ Public Speaking (C)3
2Introduction to Philosophy (GC)3
3Introduction to Anthropology (GC)3
4Introduction to Mass Communication (GC)3
5Short Story (DSFC)3
Total15
Year - 3, Semester 5
Sr. No.CoursesCr. Hrs
1Introduction to PoliticalScience(GC)3
2Literary Theory I (Major)3
3Contemporary Issues in Applied Linguistics (DSFC)4
4English Poetry (From the beginning to the 18th Century) (Major)4
518th and 19th CenturyNovel (Major)4
Total18
Year - 3, Semester 6
Sr. No.CoursesCr. Hrs
1Literary Theory II (Major)3
2Psycholinguistics (Major)3
3Greek and Elizabethan Drama (Major)4
4Language, Culture and Society (DSFC)4
5Intr. to American Literature (Major)4
Total18
Year - 4, Literature -Semester 7
Sr. No.CoursesCr. Hrs
1Research Methods in Linguistics4
2Modern Drama (Major)4
320th Century English Novel (Major)4
4Elective-I3
5Elective-II3
Total18
Year - 4, Linguistics -Semester 7
Sr. No.CoursesCr. Hrs
1Research Methods in Linguistics4
2Discourse Analysis4
3Introduction to Stylistics4
4Elective-I3
5Elective-II3
Total18
Year - 4, Literature - Semester 8

3Elective-I3

Sr. No.CoursesCr. Hrs
1Research Project/Paper or 2 courses*6
2English Poetry in 19th & 20th Century4
4Elective-II3
Total16
Year - 4, Linguistics -Semester 8
Sr. No.CoursesCr. Hrs
1Research Project/ Paper or 2 Courses*6
2Semantics and Pragmatics (Major)4
3Elective-I3
4Elective-II3
Total16

Note*: Students who earn 3.00 CGPA are eligible for Research Project/Paper. Other students will study 2 courses of 6 credit hours in lieu of Research Project/ Paper.