Structure

Sr. No. Categories Credit Hours No. of Courses
1 Compulsory (C) Requirements (No Choice) 7 21
2 General Courses (GC) to be Chosen from other Departments 24 8
3 Discipline Specific Foundation Courses (DSFC) 26 8
4 Major (M) Courses Including Research Project/Paper 41+6 12
5 Electives within the Major 12 4

Compulsory Requirements (No Choice)

Sr. No. Course(s) Credit Hours
1 English- I 3
2 Introduction to IT 3
3 English- II 3
4 Pakistan Studies 3
5 Communication Skills 3
6 Islam and Arabic Studies 3
7 Rhetoric/ Public Speaking 3

General Courses to be Chosen from other Departments

Sr. No. Course(s) Credit Hours
1 Academic Writing 3
2 Introduction to Sociology 3
3 French/ Chinese/ German 3
4 Introduction to Psychology 3
5 Introduction to Philosophy 3
6 Introduction to Anthropology 3
7 Introduction to Mass Communication 3
8 Introduction to Political Science 3

Discipline Specific Foundation Courses

Sr. No. Course(s) Credit Hours
1 Introduction to English Literature 3
2 Introduction to Linguistics 3
3 English Phonology and Phonetics 3
4 History of English Literature 3
5 Sociolinguistics 3
6 Short Story 3
7 Contemporary Issues in Applied Linguistics 4
8 Language, Culture and Society 4

Major Courses Including Research Project/Paper

Sr. No. Course(s) Credit Hours
1 Literary Theory I 3
2 English Poetry (From the beginning to the 18th Century) 4
3 18th and 19th Century Novel 4
4 Literary Theory II 3
5 Greek and Elizabethan Drama 4
6 Introduction to American Literature 3
7 Psycholinguistics 3

Literature

Sr. No. Course(s) Credit Hours
1 Research Methods in Literature 4
2 Modern Drama 4
3 20th Century English Novel 4
4 Research Project/ Paper 6
5 English Poetry in 19th and 20th Century 4

Linguistics

Sr. No. Course(s) Credit Hours
1 Research Methods in Linguistics 4
2 Discourse Analysis 4
3 Introduction to Stylistics 4
4 Research Project/ Paper 6
5 Semantics and Pragmatics 4

Elective Courses within the Major

Literature
Sr. No. Course(s) Credit Hours
1 South Asian Literature in English 3
2 Translation Studies 3
3 Women Writers 3
4 Comparative Literature 3
5 World Literature in English 3
 6  Shakespeare, Film and Media 3
 7  Literature of War and Conflict 3
 8  Emerging Forms of Literature 3
 9  Science Fiction and Fantasy 3
 10  Literary Stylistics 3
Linguistics
Sr. No. Course(s) Credit Hours
1 World English 3
2 Historical Linguistics 3
3 English for Specific Purposes 3
4 Language Teaching Methodologies 3
5 TESOL 3
6 Forensic Linguistics 3
7 Language Assessment 3
8 Pedagogical Grammar 3
9 Bilingualism 3
10 Anthropological Linguistics 3
11 Syllabus and Materials Development 3

Course Plan for BS English Language and Literature

Year - 1, Semester 1
Sr. No. Courses Cr. Hrs
1 English- I (C) 3
2 Academic Writing (C) 3
3 Introduction to IT (C) 3
4 Introduction to English Literature (DSFC) 3
5 Introduction to Linguistics (DSFC) 3
Total 15
Year - 1, Semester 2
Sr. No. Courses Cr. Hrs
1 English- II (C) 3
2 Pakistan Studies (C) 3
3 Communication Skills (C) 3
4 Introduction to Sociology (GC) 3
5 English Phonology and Phonetics (DSFC) 3
Total 15
Year - 2, Semester 3
Sr. No. Courses Cr. Hrs
1 Islam and Arabic Studies (C) 3
2 French/ Chinese/ German (GC) 3
3 Introduction to Psychology (GC) 3
4 History of English Literature (DSFC) 3
5 Sociolinguistics (DSFC) 3
Total 15
Year - 2, Semester 4
Sr. No. Courses Cr. Hrs
1 Rhetoric/ Public Speaking (C) 3
2 Introduction to Philosophy (GC) 3
3 Introduction to Anthropology (GC) 3
4 Introduction to Mass Communication (GC) 3
5 Short Story (DSFC) 3
Total 15
Year - 3, Semester 5
Sr. No. Courses Cr. Hrs
1 Introduction to PoliticalScience(GC) 3
2 Literary Theory I (Major) 3
3 Contemporary Issues in Applied Linguistics (DSFC) 4
4 English Poetry (From the beginning to the 18th Century) (Major) 4
5 18th and 19th CenturyNovel (Major) 4
Total 18
Year - 3, Semester 6
Sr. No. Courses Cr. Hrs
1 Literary Theory II (Major) 3
2 Psycholinguistics (Major) 3
3 Greek and Elizabethan Drama (Major) 4
4 Language, Culture and Society (DSFC) 4
5 Intr. to American Literature (Major) 4
Total 18
Year - 4, Literature -Semester 7
Sr. No. Courses Cr. Hrs
1 Research Methods in Linguistics 4
2 Modern Drama (Major) 4
3 20th Century English Novel (Major) 4
4 Elective-I 3
5 Elective-II 3
Total 18
Year - 4, Linguistics -Semester 7
Sr. No. Courses Cr. Hrs
1 Research Methods in Linguistics 4
2 Discourse Analysis 4
3 Introduction to Stylistics 4
4 Elective-I 3
5 Elective-II 3
Total 18
Year - 4, Literature - Semester 8

3Elective-I3

Sr. No. Courses Cr. Hrs
1 Research Project/Paper or 2 courses* 6
2 English Poetry in 19th & 20th Century 4
4 Elective-II 3
Total 16
Year - 4, Linguistics -Semester 8
Sr. No. Courses Cr. Hrs
1 Research Project/ Paper or 2 Courses* 6
2 Semantics and Pragmatics (Major) 4
3 Elective-I 3
4 Elective-II 3
Total 16

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.